The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South Wales region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 40 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 22 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.45% 1.22% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.02% 10.20% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 2
Average daily rate
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£398 £325 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -19.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £310 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £338 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 49 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.49% 11.92% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 37 61
Average daily rate £375 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £30.25 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
SOAP
Wales

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 15 £400 +27.79% 3
Bridgend - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 44 (93.62%) Web Services
2 31 (65.96%) Java
2 31 (65.96%) Maven
3 28 (59.57%) Ant
4 27 (57.45%) Scrum
4 27 (57.45%) Apache Ivy
5 24 (51.06%) SQL
6 23 (48.94%) MVC
6 23 (48.94%) Finance
7 20 (42.55%) REST
8 17 (36.17%) XML
8 17 (36.17%) Banking
8 17 (36.17%) Spring
9 16 (34.04%) Selenium
9 16 (34.04%) TDD
9 16 (34.04%) Unit Testing
10 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
10 15 (31.91%) BDD
10 15 (31.91%) JUnit
10 15 (31.91%) Oracle
11 14 (29.79%) Struts
11 14 (29.79%) J2EE
11 14 (29.79%) Hibernate
12 13 (27.66%) JPA
13 12 (25.53%) Spring Web Flow
13 12 (25.53%) JIRA
13 12 (25.53%) Java EE
13 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
13 12 (25.53%) Mobile App
14 11 (23.40%) SoapUI

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (14.89%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) 3G
1 7 (14.89%) 2G
1 7 (14.89%) 4G
2 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 3 (6.38%) SSL
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (65.96%) Maven
2 28 (59.57%) Ant
3 27 (57.45%) Apache Ivy
4 16 (34.04%) Selenium
5 15 (31.91%) JUnit
6 12 (25.53%) JIRA
7 11 (23.40%) SoapUI
8 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (21.28%) eggPlant
9 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
10 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
10 7 (14.89%) Toad
10 7 (14.89%) LoadRunner
11 5 (10.64%) Mercurial
11 5 (10.64%) JBehave
11 5 (10.64%) WebDriver
11 5 (10.64%) Subversion
11 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
12 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
13 3 (6.38%) Hudson
General
1 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Team Leader
3 8 (17.02%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (17.02%) Java Team Leader
4 7 (14.89%) QA Leader
4 7 (14.89%) Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Lead Architect
6 5 (10.64%) Test Leader
7 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Automated Test Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (4.26%) J2EE Team Leader
9 2 (4.26%) Software Development Team Leader
10 1 (2.13%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (93.62%) Web Services
2 20 (42.55%) REST
3 17 (36.17%) XML
3 17 (36.17%) Spring
4 14 (29.79%) Struts
4 14 (29.79%) J2EE
4 14 (29.79%) Hibernate
5 13 (27.66%) JPA
6 12 (25.53%) Spring Web Flow
6 12 (25.53%) Java EE
7 10 (21.28%) WCF
7 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
7 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
7 10 (21.28%) .NET
8 9 (19.15%) JMS
8 9 (19.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (14.89%) WAP
9 7 (14.89%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Mobile App
2 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (19.15%) Mathematics
3 7 (14.89%) Handset
3 7 (14.89%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (12.77%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.13%) AS400
5 1 (2.13%) iSeries
5 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) UNIX
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Solaris
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Scrum
2 23 (48.94%) MVC
3 16 (34.04%) TDD
3 16 (34.04%) Unit Testing
4 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
4 15 (31.91%) BDD
5 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.28%) UML
6 9 (19.15%) Mobile Commerce
7 7 (14.89%) Regression Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Automation Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.51%) SOA
11 3 (6.38%) OO
11 3 (6.38%) Test Management
12 2 (4.26%) Workflow
12 2 (4.26%) Web Application Development
12 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) Java
2 24 (51.06%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) C#
4 7 (14.89%) Groovy
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.38%) XQuery
5 3 (6.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) MCSD
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) HP
3 7 (14.89%) Apple
3 7 (14.89%) Sun
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Informatica
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