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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 38 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 19 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.21% 5.58% 5.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.38% 16.85% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 10
Average daily rate £455 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £261 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £419 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
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
167 89 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 45.75% 33.09% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 61 84
Average daily rate £388 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 30 April 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (86.36%) Java
2 19 (86.36%) XML
3 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
4 16 (72.73%) SC Cleared
5 15 (68.18%) JIRA
5 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
6 14 (63.64%) HTML
6 14 (63.64%) Selenium
7 12 (54.55%) Scrum
7 12 (54.55%) Visual Studio
7 12 (54.55%) JSF
7 12 (54.55%) Document Management
8 11 (50.00%) TDD
8 11 (50.00%) jQuery
8 11 (50.00%) JBoss
8 11 (50.00%) JUnit
8 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (50.00%) SQL
8 11 (50.00%) DbUnit
8 11 (50.00%) Spock
8 11 (50.00%) JSTS
9 10 (45.45%) T-SQL
9 10 (45.45%) Spring
9 10 (45.45%) Subversion
10 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (40.91%) Maven
10 9 (40.91%) Ant
10 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
10 9 (40.91%) FileNet

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 11 (50.00%) JBoss
2 9 (40.91%) Confluence
2 9 (40.91%) FileNet
2 9 (40.91%) LiveCycle
3 8 (36.36%) IIS
4 7 (31.82%) GeoServer
4 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
5 5 (22.73%) MQSeries
6 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Gliffy
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) JIRA
2 14 (63.64%) Selenium
3 12 (54.55%) Visual Studio
4 11 (50.00%) DbUnit
4 11 (50.00%) JUnit
4 11 (50.00%) Spock
5 10 (45.45%) Subversion
6 9 (40.91%) Ant
6 9 (40.91%) Hudson
6 9 (40.91%) Maven
7 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
8 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
8 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (22.73%) JMeter
10 4 (18.18%) Burp Suite
11 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
12 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
12 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
12 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) XML
2 14 (63.64%) HTML
3 12 (54.55%) JSF
4 11 (50.00%) jQuery
4 11 (50.00%) JSTS
5 10 (45.45%) Spring
6 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
7 8 (36.36%) .NET
7 8 (36.36%) REST
8 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
8 7 (31.82%) Dojo
8 7 (31.82%) Java EE
8 7 (31.82%) Java SE
8 7 (31.82%) JPA
8 7 (31.82%) JRules
8 7 (31.82%) XSD
9 6 (27.27%) J2EE
9 6 (27.27%) OpenLayers
10 3 (13.64%) EJB
10 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Document Management
2 12 (54.55%) Scrum
3 11 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 6 (27.27%) Workflow
6 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Use Case
6 5 (22.73%) V-Model
6 5 (22.73%) Volume Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) SDLC
7 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.64%) C
5 3 (13.64%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
2 16 (72.73%) SC Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) DV Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) BC Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Adobe
1 9 (40.91%) ILOG
1 9 (40.91%) Splunk
2 7 (31.82%) Kofax
3 5 (22.73%) Atlassian
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle