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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 45 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 13 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.49% 1.72% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.22% 10.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
141 69 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.96% 16.91% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 43 49
Average daily rate £425 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £13.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1257.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 13 £315 -18.70% 2
Torfaen - - - -
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 31 (86.11%) XML
2 24 (66.67%) Web Services
2 24 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (38.89%) SQL
5 13 (36.11%) .NET
5 13 (36.11%) C#
5 13 (36.11%) REST
6 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 12 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 12 (33.33%) UML
6 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (33.33%) WCF
6 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (30.56%) Java
7 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (27.78%) NHS
8 10 (27.78%) Replication
9 9 (25.00%) Oracle
9 9 (25.00%) Open Source
9 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 7 (19.44%) Information Security
11 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
11 6 (16.67%) Scrum
11 6 (16.67%) TDD
11 6 (16.67%) Spring
11 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 6 (16.67%) Tomcat

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.11%) IIS
3 3 (8.33%) Confluence
3 3 (8.33%) JBoss
3 3 (8.33%) FileNet
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.78%) Mule
5 1 (2.78%) LiveCycle
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.33%) MySQL
4 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.78%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (13.89%) Maven
3 3 (8.33%) Hudson
3 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (8.33%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) JUnit
4 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.56%) JMeter
4 2 (5.56%) DbUnit
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.78%) Spock
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Ant
5 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Architect
3 11 (30.56%) Technical Architect
4 10 (27.78%) SQL Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Java Developer
6 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (86.11%) XML
2 24 (66.67%) Web Services
3 13 (36.11%) .NET
3 13 (36.11%) REST
4 12 (33.33%) WCF
5 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 6 (16.67%) Spring
6 5 (13.89%) J2EE
7 4 (11.11%) JSF
7 4 (11.11%) jQuery
7 4 (11.11%) HTML
7 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.33%) XSLT
8 3 (8.33%) EJB
8 3 (8.33%) CSS
9 2 (5.56%) JRules
9 2 (5.56%) JSON
9 2 (5.56%) Dojo
9 2 (5.56%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) NHS
1 10 (27.78%) Replication
2 9 (25.00%) Open Source
3 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) UML
3 7 (19.44%) Information Security
4 6 (16.67%) Scrum
4 6 (16.67%) TDD
5 4 (11.11%) Information Architecture
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.33%) Line Management
6 3 (8.33%) DSDM
6 3 (8.33%) SOA
6 3 (8.33%) RUP
6 3 (8.33%) OO
6 3 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.33%) Web Design
7 2 (5.56%) Document Management
7 2 (5.56%) Release Management
7 2 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (5.56%) MVC
7 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 11 (30.56%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) ILOG
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Twitter
5 1 (2.78%) Splunk
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.78%) Sybase
5 1 (2.78%) Kofax