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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 42 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 8 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.78% 2.80% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.45% 11.28% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 2
Average daily rate
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£290 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £325 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £433 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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
124 133 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.62% 24.86% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 83 38
Average daily rate £363 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -2 4 £220 -45.00% 2
Newport - - - - 5
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (91.30%) XML
2 17 (73.91%) SQL
3 16 (69.57%) Web Services
4 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
5 14 (60.87%) C#
5 14 (60.87%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (60.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (60.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (56.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 13 (56.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (56.52%) WCF
6 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
7 9 (39.13%) Replication
8 8 (34.78%) NHS
9 7 (30.43%) Information Security
10 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
11 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
11 4 (17.39%) Back Office
11 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
11 4 (17.39%) .NET
11 4 (17.39%) Java
11 4 (17.39%) UNIX
12 3 (13.04%) ETL
12 3 (13.04%) HP
12 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
12 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
12 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (13.04%) Spring

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (8.70%) JBoss
1 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Mule
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server 2000
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (56.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.70%) MySQL
5 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) DbUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (17.39%) Back Office
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) AWS Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Server Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) XML
2 16 (69.57%) Web Services
3 13 (56.52%) WCF
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 3 (13.04%) Spring
6 2 (8.70%) WSDL
6 2 (8.70%) XML Messaging
6 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.70%) J2EE
6 2 (8.70%) EJB
6 2 (8.70%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) HTML
6 2 (8.70%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) REST
7 1 (4.35%) CSS3
7 1 (4.35%) JAX-RS
7 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.35%) Apache Commons
7 1 (4.35%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Replication
2 8 (34.78%) NHS
3 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Information Security
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) ETL
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Use Case
4 2 (8.70%) Test Management
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.70%) RUP
4 2 (8.70%) DSDM
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) OOD
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) C#
3 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) ILOG
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase