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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 44 18 40
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Contract jobs citing SOAP 10 61 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.11% 10.59% 3.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.06% 30.65% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 48 17
Median daily rate £478 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £216 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +3.52%
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
124 199 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.22% 34.55% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 158 130
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 £300 £215 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -10 10 £478 +91.00%
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (87.50%) Java
3 18 (75.00%) XML
4 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
4 17 (70.83%) Security Cleared
5 16 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 16 (66.67%) Scrum
6 15 (62.50%) JIRA
7 14 (58.33%) HTML
8 13 (54.17%) Selenium
8 13 (54.17%) TDD
9 12 (50.00%) Document Management
9 12 (50.00%) Subversion
9 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
9 12 (50.00%) .NET
9 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
9 12 (50.00%) REST
10 11 (45.83%) DbUnit
10 11 (45.83%) Spock
10 11 (45.83%) JSTS
10 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
10 11 (45.83%) JUnit
10 11 (45.83%) JBoss
10 11 (45.83%) jQuery
10 11 (45.83%) JSF
11 10 (41.67%) Spring
11 10 (41.67%) SQL
11 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
12 9 (37.50%) Splunk
12 9 (37.50%) Hudson

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 (45.83%) JBoss
2 9 (37.50%) Confluence
2 9 (37.50%) FileNet
2 9 (37.50%) LiveCycle
3 8 (33.33%) IIS
4 7 (29.17%) GeoServer
4 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
5 5 (20.83%) MQSeries
6 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Gliffy
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) JIRA
2 13 (54.17%) Selenium
3 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (50.00%) Subversion
3 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 11 (45.83%) DbUnit
4 11 (45.83%) JUnit
4 11 (45.83%) Spock
5 9 (37.50%) Ant
5 9 (37.50%) Hudson
5 9 (37.50%) Maven
6 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (20.83%) JMeter
8 4 (16.67%) Burp Suite
9 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
9 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
10 1 (4.17%) TestComplete
10 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Java Developer
3 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Architect
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (4.17%) SOA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) XML
2 14 (58.33%) HTML
3 12 (50.00%) .NET
3 12 (50.00%) REST
4 11 (45.83%) jQuery
4 11 (45.83%) JSF
4 11 (45.83%) JSTS
5 10 (41.67%) Spring
6 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
7 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
7 7 (29.17%) Dojo
7 7 (29.17%) Java EE
7 7 (29.17%) Java SE
7 7 (29.17%) JRules
7 7 (29.17%) XSD
8 6 (25.00%) JPA
8 6 (25.00%) OpenLayers
9 5 (20.83%) J2EE
9 5 (20.83%) Middleware
10 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Replication
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Scrum
3 13 (54.17%) TDD
4 12 (50.00%) Document Management
5 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.83%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Open Source
7 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
7 5 (20.83%) SOA
7 5 (20.83%) Use Case
7 5 (20.83%) V-Model
7 5 (20.83%) Volume Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Workflow
8 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) SDLC
8 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.50%) C
4 3 (12.50%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) PHP
4 3 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Security Cleared
2 16 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) BC Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Adobe
1 9 (37.50%) ILOG
1 9 (37.50%) Splunk
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Kofax
4 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) Sitecore