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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 41 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 24 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.66% 1.30% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.41% 8.06% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -19.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £310 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £338 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -2.85%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
179 62 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.29% 16.10% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 44 54
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
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 10 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 10 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 +5 23 £400 +27.79% 2
Bridgend - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 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 38 (95.00%) Web Services
2 31 (77.50%) Maven
3 30 (75.00%) Java
4 28 (70.00%) Ant
4 28 (70.00%) Scrum
5 27 (67.50%) Apache Ivy
6 23 (57.50%) SQL
7 20 (50.00%) Finance
8 17 (42.50%) MVC
8 17 (42.50%) Banking
8 17 (42.50%) Spring
9 15 (37.50%) Selenium
9 15 (37.50%) Hibernate
9 15 (37.50%) Struts
9 15 (37.50%) JUnit
10 14 (35.00%) Oracle
10 14 (35.00%) REST
10 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
11 13 (32.50%) JPA
11 13 (32.50%) J2EE
12 12 (30.00%) Spring Web Flow
12 12 (30.00%) JIRA
12 12 (30.00%) Java EE
12 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
13 11 (27.50%) SoapUI
13 11 (27.50%) XML
13 11 (27.50%) UML
13 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (25.00%) TDD
14 10 (25.00%) HP

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 (17.50%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) 3G
1 7 (17.50%) 2G
1 7 (17.50%) 4G
2 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) SSL
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (77.50%) Maven
2 28 (70.00%) Ant
3 27 (67.50%) Apache Ivy
4 15 (37.50%) JUnit
4 15 (37.50%) Selenium
5 12 (30.00%) JIRA
6 11 (27.50%) SoapUI
7 10 (25.00%) eggPlant
8 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (17.50%) Toad
9 7 (17.50%) LoadRunner
10 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
10 5 (12.50%) Mercurial
10 5 (12.50%) JBehave
10 5 (12.50%) WebDriver
10 5 (12.50%) Subversion
11 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
12 3 (7.50%) Hudson
12 3 (7.50%) Calabash
12 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (42.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 8 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (20.00%) Java Team Leader
4 7 (17.50%) Architect
4 7 (17.50%) QA Leader
5 6 (15.00%) Lead Architect
6 5 (12.50%) Test Leader
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Automated Test Developer
8 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (5.00%) J2EE Team Leader
9 2 (5.00%) Software Development Team Leader
10 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
10 1 (2.50%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) Web Services
2 17 (42.50%) Spring
3 15 (37.50%) Struts
3 15 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 14 (35.00%) REST
5 13 (32.50%) JPA
5 13 (32.50%) J2EE
6 12 (30.00%) Spring Web Flow
6 12 (30.00%) Java EE
7 11 (27.50%) XML
8 9 (22.50%) JMS
9 7 (17.50%) WAP
9 7 (17.50%) J2ME
10 3 (7.50%) XSD
10 3 (7.50%) XSLT
10 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
10 3 (7.50%) HTML
10 3 (7.50%) .NET
10 3 (7.50%) JSON
10 3 (7.50%) Apache FOP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (22.50%) Mathematics
3 7 (17.50%) Handset
3 7 (17.50%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (15.00%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Solaris
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Scrum
2 17 (42.50%) MVC
3 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (27.50%) UML
4 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.00%) TDD
6 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
6 9 (22.50%) Mobile Commerce
6 9 (22.50%) BDD
7 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.50%) Manual Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Regression Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Automation Testing
9 4 (10.00%) SOA
9 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Test Management
10 3 (7.50%) OO
11 2 (5.00%) Workflow
11 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
12 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) Java
2 23 (57.50%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) Groovy
4 3 (7.50%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.50%) XQuery
4 3 (7.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) MCSD
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) HP
3 7 (17.50%) Apple
3 7 (17.50%) Sun
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
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