The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 49 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing SOAP 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.91% 1.73% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 5.52% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £235 £396 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.69% -5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £335 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £457 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
145 181 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.27% 31.31% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 134 74
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 1 £400 +0.94% 1
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 8 (44.44%) XML
5 7 (38.89%) Web Services
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) QA
6 6 (33.33%) Selenium
6 6 (33.33%) J2EE
6 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 5 (27.78%) RESTful
7 5 (27.78%) ISEB
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) Spring
7 5 (27.78%) Maven
7 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
7 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
7 5 (27.78%) JMeter
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) JUnit
8 4 (22.22%) HP
8 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) RAD
8 4 (22.22%) Siebel
8 4 (22.22%) Waterfall

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) GIS
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) Selenium
3 5 (27.78%) JMeter
3 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
3 5 (27.78%) Maven
4 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
4 4 (22.22%) JUnit
4 4 (22.22%) Rational Performance Tester
4 4 (22.22%) The Grinder
5 3 (16.67%) WinRunner
6 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 2 (11.11%) DbUnit
6 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.11%) jMock
6 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
6 2 (11.11%) Mockito
6 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
7 1 (5.56%) Ant
7 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) XML Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Performance Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) XML
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
3 6 (33.33%) J2EE
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) RESTful
4 5 (27.78%) Spring
5 4 (22.22%) REST
6 3 (16.67%) JSON
7 2 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (11.11%) PhoneGap
7 2 (11.11%) PowerMock
7 2 (11.11%) WCF
8 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.56%) CSS
8 1 (5.56%) Kafka
8 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
3 4 (22.22%) RAD
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Microservices
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) RUP
4 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) V-Model
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Groovy
4 3 (16.67%) C
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) HP
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
1 4 (22.22%) Siebel
2 2 (11.11%) OpenText
2 2 (11.11%) Xamarin