The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 31 18 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 42 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.82% 9.93% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.77% 35.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 31 9
Median daily rate £475 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £375 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.88% +21.42%
SOAP
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
53 120 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.72% 28.37% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 99 75
Median daily rate £425 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -93.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Cardiff region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) .NET
4 9 (60.00%) XML
4 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (53.33%) Scrum
5 8 (53.33%) JIRA
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 7 (46.67%) HTML
6 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) Selenium
7 6 (40.00%) Document Management
8 5 (33.33%) Subversion
8 5 (33.33%) TDD
8 5 (33.33%) Workflow
8 5 (33.33%) JMeter
8 5 (33.33%) Use Case
8 5 (33.33%) Atlassian
8 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Middleware
8 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
8 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
8 5 (33.33%) SOA
8 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 5 (33.33%) Open Source

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 4 (26.67%) JBoss
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Confluence
3 2 (13.33%) FileNet
3 2 (13.33%) LiveCycle
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) JIRA
2 6 (40.00%) Selenium
3 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (33.33%) JMeter
3 5 (33.33%) Subversion
3 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (26.67%) Burp Suite
4 4 (26.67%) DbUnit
4 4 (26.67%) JUnit
4 4 (26.67%) Spock
5 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (13.33%) Ant
6 2 (13.33%) Hudson
6 2 (13.33%) Maven
6 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
7 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
7 1 (6.67%) TestComplete
7 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Designer
6 1 (6.67%) SOA Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SOA Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) Middleware
4 5 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) JSF
5 4 (26.67%) JSTS
5 4 (26.67%) Spring
6 2 (13.33%) EJB
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (13.33%) J2EE
6 2 (13.33%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (40.00%) Document Management
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Open Source
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) SOA
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) Use Case
5 5 (33.33%) V-Model
5 5 (33.33%) Volume Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Workflow
6 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
6 4 (26.67%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (26.67%) SDLC
6 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) BC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (13.33%) Adobe
3 2 (13.33%) ILOG
3 2 (13.33%) Splunk
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Sitecore