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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 48 20 39
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +19
Contract jobs citing SOAP 16 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.23% 9.29% 4.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.29% 24.73% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 32 13
Median daily rate £455 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
SOAP
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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
193 186 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.99% 37.58% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 132 108
Median daily rate £375 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.98% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

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 4 May 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend 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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -17 16 £455 +40.00% 1
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 South Wales region with a requirement for 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 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 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