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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 32 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 28 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.90% 1.13% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.50% 5.81% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £330 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +26.02%
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
160 86 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.97% 19.50% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 59 58
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £399 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £145.00 £11.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1160.86% -36.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +4 18 £350 -3.11% 6
Newport -4 6 £403 +19.25% 1
Bridgend - 2 £323 - 1
Torfaen - - - -
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 45 (80.36%) Web Services
2 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (55.36%) Java
4 28 (50.00%) XML
5 26 (46.43%) REST
6 25 (44.64%) Maven
7 22 (39.29%) SQL
8 20 (35.71%) Oracle
8 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 20 (35.71%) Ant
8 20 (35.71%) UML
9 19 (33.93%) Finance
9 19 (33.93%) Scrum
9 19 (33.93%) Apache Ivy
10 18 (32.14%) MVC
11 17 (30.36%) .NET
12 15 (26.79%) TDD
12 15 (26.79%) Spring
13 14 (25.00%) Unit Testing
13 14 (25.00%) Hibernate
13 14 (25.00%) BDD
14 12 (21.43%) Banking
14 12 (21.43%) Selenium
14 12 (21.43%) J2EE
14 12 (21.43%) JUnit
15 11 (19.64%) JPA
15 11 (19.64%) Test Automation
16 10 (17.86%) Spring Web Flow
16 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
16 10 (17.86%) C#

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.14%) Apache
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) FileNet
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) 4G
1 4 (7.14%) 3G
1 4 (7.14%) 2G
2 3 (5.36%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) SSL
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.57%) MySQL
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (44.64%) Maven
2 20 (35.71%) Ant
3 19 (33.93%) Apache Ivy
4 12 (21.43%) Selenium
4 12 (21.43%) JUnit
5 9 (16.07%) JIRA
5 9 (16.07%) SoapUI
6 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 7 (12.50%) eggPlant
8 5 (8.93%) Subversion
9 4 (7.14%) JBehave
9 4 (7.14%) WebDriver
9 4 (7.14%) Mercurial
9 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
9 4 (7.14%) Toad
9 4 (7.14%) LoadRunner
10 3 (5.36%) CruiseControl
10 3 (5.36%) Calabash
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) Architect
3 12 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Technical Architect
5 7 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Team Leader
6 6 (10.71%) Development Team Leader
6 6 (10.71%) Java Team Leader
7 5 (8.93%) Test Leader
8 4 (7.14%) QA Leader
8 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Lead Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Automated Test Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Tester
10 2 (3.57%) J2EE Team Leader
10 2 (3.57%) Software Development Team Leader
10 2 (3.57%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (80.36%) Web Services
2 28 (50.00%) XML
3 26 (46.43%) REST
4 17 (30.36%) .NET
5 15 (26.79%) Spring
6 14 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 12 (21.43%) J2EE
8 11 (19.64%) JPA
9 10 (17.86%) Spring Web Flow
9 10 (17.86%) Struts
10 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
10 9 (16.07%) WCF
11 8 (14.29%) Java EE
11 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 7 (12.50%) JMS
12 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (7.14%) J2ME
13 4 (7.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 8 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (12.50%) Open Source
3 6 (10.71%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Handset
5 3 (5.36%) NHS
5 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.79%) AS400
7 1 (1.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) UNIX
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Solaris
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) UML
3 19 (33.93%) Scrum
4 18 (32.14%) MVC
5 15 (26.79%) TDD
6 14 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 14 (25.00%) BDD
7 11 (19.64%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 7 (12.50%) Mobile Commerce
9 6 (10.71%) SOA
10 4 (7.14%) Information Architecture
10 4 (7.14%) Automation Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Test Planning
10 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.14%) OO
10 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Manual Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) Java
2 22 (39.29%) SQL
3 10 (17.86%) C#
4 6 (10.71%) Groovy
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.57%) XQuery
6 2 (3.57%) XPath
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) MCSD
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) HP
4 4 (7.14%) Sun
4 4 (7.14%) Apple
5 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Informatica
7 1 (1.79%) Twitter
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