The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 48 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 8 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.89% 4.15% 3.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.71% 13.27% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 8
Average daily rate £396 £315 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.79% -18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £285 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -1.53%
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
140 98 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.10% 31.31% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 74 32
Average daily rate £363 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 47 (97.92%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (85.42%) Web Services
3 40 (83.33%) XML
4 39 (81.25%) Scrum
5 38 (79.17%) HTML
6 36 (75.00%) TDD
7 33 (68.75%) JavaScript
7 33 (68.75%) CSS
7 33 (68.75%) Microsoft
8 28 (58.33%) MVC
8 28 (58.33%) .NET
8 28 (58.33%) ASP.NET
9 27 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
11 25 (52.08%) C#
12 23 (47.92%) SQL
13 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
14 21 (43.75%) IIS
15 20 (41.67%) Java
15 20 (41.67%) XSLT
15 20 (41.67%) OO
15 20 (41.67%) jQuery
16 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (35.42%) Spring
18 15 (31.25%) Ajax
18 15 (31.25%) Software Testing
18 15 (31.25%) UML
18 15 (31.25%) Regression Testing
18 15 (31.25%) XForms
18 15 (31.25%) Data Modelling

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (43.75%) IIS
2 11 (22.92%) Confluence
3 7 (14.58%) JBoss
3 7 (14.58%) Tomcat
4 6 (12.50%) FileNet
4 6 (12.50%) LiveCycle
5 1 (2.08%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) Mule
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
4 5 (10.42%) Neo4j
4 5 (10.42%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (25.00%) Selenium
3 11 (22.92%) Hudson
3 11 (22.92%) JIRA
3 11 (22.92%) Maven
3 11 (22.92%) Spock
3 11 (22.92%) Subversion
4 6 (12.50%) Ant
4 6 (12.50%) DbUnit
4 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.50%) JUnit
4 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
5 5 (10.42%) Geb
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
1 10 (20.83%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (95.83%) Developer
2 26 (54.17%) .NET Developer
3 18 (37.50%) Java Developer
4 15 (31.25%) SQL Developer
5 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior SQL Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Applications Developer
10 2 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Agile Developer
10 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
11 1 (2.08%) .NET Applications Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Identity Management Consultant
11 1 (2.08%) Senior .NET Software Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Senior Agile Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (85.42%) Web Services
2 40 (83.33%) XML
3 38 (79.17%) HTML
4 33 (68.75%) CSS
5 28 (58.33%) .NET
5 28 (58.33%) ASP.NET
6 20 (41.67%) jQuery
6 20 (41.67%) XSLT
7 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (35.42%) Spring
9 15 (31.25%) Ajax
9 15 (31.25%) XForms
10 14 (29.17%) REST
11 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (27.08%) JPA
11 13 (27.08%) WCF
12 12 (25.00%) JSF
13 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
13 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) NHS
2 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (97.92%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (81.25%) Scrum
3 36 (75.00%) TDD
4 28 (58.33%) MVC
5 27 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
7 20 (41.67%) OO
8 15 (31.25%) Data Modelling
8 15 (31.25%) Regression Testing
8 15 (31.25%) Software Testing
8 15 (31.25%) UML
9 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 7 (14.58%) SDLC
11 5 (10.42%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (10.42%) DevOps
11 5 (10.42%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (10.42%) Open Source
11 5 (10.42%) Pair Programming
11 5 (10.42%) Server Building
11 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 25 (52.08%) C#
3 23 (47.92%) SQL
4 20 (41.67%) Java
5 14 (29.17%) XPath
6 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) BC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Atlassian
3 6 (12.50%) Adobe
3 6 (12.50%) ILOG
3 6 (12.50%) Kofax
3 6 (12.50%) Splunk
4 5 (10.42%) Twitter
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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