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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 20 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 47 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.69% 3.55% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.97% 13.17% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 5
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£250 £398 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.10% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £286 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £428 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.64%
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
181 167 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.62% 26.94% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 123 36
Average daily rate £310 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 July 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 July 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 +13 35 £250 -37.50% 7
Newport +8 9 £425 +5.59% 1
Bridgend - 1 £430 - 2
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 86 (93.48%) XML
2 81 (88.04%) Web Services
3 46 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (48.91%) Java
4 45 (48.91%) SQL Server
5 42 (45.65%) Scrum
6 41 (44.57%) Spring
7 39 (42.39%) REST
8 38 (41.30%) C#
9 35 (38.04%) Unit Testing
10 34 (36.96%) .NET
11 32 (34.78%) HTML
11 32 (34.78%) ASP.NET
11 32 (34.78%) Security Cleared
12 31 (33.70%) SQL
12 31 (33.70%) TDD
13 29 (31.52%) OO
13 29 (31.52%) SQL Server 2008
14 28 (30.43%) SC Cleared
14 28 (30.43%) AngularJS
15 26 (28.26%) BDD
16 25 (27.17%) MVC
16 25 (27.17%) HTTP
16 25 (27.17%) JavaScript
16 25 (27.17%) Visual Studio
16 25 (27.17%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
17 24 (26.09%) Relational Database
17 24 (26.09%) IIS
18 23 (25.00%) JSP

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (26.09%) IIS
2 15 (16.30%) JBoss
3 13 (14.13%) Tomcat
3 13 (14.13%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.43%) Confluence
5 3 (3.26%) Apache
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.09%) CMS
6 1 (1.09%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.09%) Node.js
6 1 (1.09%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (48.91%) SQL Server
2 29 (31.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (26.09%) Relational Database
4 23 (25.00%) MySQL
5 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
7 7 (7.61%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (6.52%) NoSQL
9 5 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.09%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (27.17%) Visual Studio
2 24 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (19.57%) Subversion
4 11 (11.96%) Eclipse
5 10 (10.87%) Cucumber
6 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
7 7 (7.61%) SoapUI
8 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (6.52%) Hudson
8 6 (6.52%) Maven
9 5 (5.43%) JIRA
9 5 (5.43%) Selenium
9 5 (5.43%) Spock
9 5 (5.43%) Geb
10 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.09%) JMeter
11 1 (1.09%) Ant
11 1 (1.09%) JUnit
11 1 (1.09%) Mockito
General
1 6 (6.52%) Back Office
2 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 84 (91.30%) Developer
2 42 (45.65%) Java Developer
3 26 (28.26%) .NET Developer
4 9 (9.78%) SQL Developer
5 7 (7.61%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Tester
7 3 (3.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Senior Tester
8 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.17%) Database Developer
8 2 (2.17%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (2.17%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.17%) AWS Developer
9 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow Developer
9 1 (1.09%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (1.09%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (93.48%) XML
2 81 (88.04%) Web Services
3 41 (44.57%) Spring
4 39 (42.39%) REST
5 34 (36.96%) .NET
6 32 (34.78%) ASP.NET
6 32 (34.78%) HTML
7 28 (30.43%) AngularJS
8 25 (27.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 23 (25.00%) JSP
10 22 (23.91%) Struts
10 22 (23.91%) JDBC
10 22 (23.91%) JPA
11 18 (19.57%) Hibernate
12 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (13.04%) MyBatis
13 12 (13.04%) Java SE
14 9 (9.78%) RESTful
14 9 (9.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) NHS
2 6 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) CMDB
4 1 (1.09%) GIS
4 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) UNIX
2 5 (5.43%) Linux
3 4 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.09%) CentOS
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (45.65%) Scrum
3 35 (38.04%) Unit Testing
4 31 (33.70%) TDD
5 29 (31.52%) OO
6 26 (28.26%) BDD
7 25 (27.17%) MVC
8 23 (25.00%) Web Development
9 11 (11.96%) SOA
10 9 (9.78%) Configuration Management
10 9 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.70%) ETL
11 8 (8.70%) Open Source
12 7 (7.61%) DevOps
12 7 (7.61%) RUP
12 7 (7.61%) DSDM
13 5 (5.43%) Release Management
13 5 (5.43%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (5.43%) Information Security
13 5 (5.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 45 (48.91%) Java
2 38 (41.30%) C#
3 31 (33.70%) SQL
4 25 (27.17%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.87%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.17%) PHP
7 2 (2.17%) Python
8 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.09%) Scala
8 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.09%) Perl
8 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 28 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.09%) Degree
4 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.52%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.26%) Puppet
3 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.09%) Ansible
4 1 (1.09%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.43%) Twitter
4 4 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.09%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.09%) ESRI
5 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago