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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 22 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 35 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.23% 3.69% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.66% 13.91% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 3
Average daily rate
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£430 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +1.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.05% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +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
178 151 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.78% 26.54% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 95 45
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +77.94%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Newport +6 25 £430 +32.30% 3
Cardiff -2 6 £348 -13.12% 4
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 46 (93.88%) XML
2 41 (83.67%) Web Services
3 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (59.18%) SQL Server
5 28 (57.14%) C#
5 28 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (55.10%) Scrum
6 27 (55.10%) REST
7 26 (53.06%) Unit Testing
8 19 (38.78%) .NET
9 18 (36.73%) SQL
9 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
10 17 (34.69%) TDD
11 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
11 16 (32.65%) MVC
11 16 (32.65%) BDD
12 15 (30.61%) Java
12 15 (30.61%) Visual Studio
12 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET
12 15 (30.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (30.61%) .NET Framework
13 14 (28.57%) Spring
13 14 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 14 (28.57%) IIS
14 13 (26.53%) JBoss
14 13 (26.53%) Tomcat
14 13 (26.53%) Hibernate
14 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2005

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (28.57%) IIS
2 13 (26.53%) JBoss
2 13 (26.53%) Tomcat
3 12 (24.49%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.08%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) Mule
5 1 (2.04%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (59.18%) SQL Server
2 28 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2000
3 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.08%) MySQL
7 1 (2.04%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Visual Studio
1 15 (30.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 11 (22.45%) Eclipse
4 10 (20.41%) Subversion
4 10 (20.41%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.04%) DbUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Maven
6 1 (2.04%) Selenium
6 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
General
1 6 (12.24%) Back Office
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) .NET Developer
3 14 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 10 (20.41%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.12%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Tester
6 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Tester
7 1 (2.04%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Data Migration Specialist
7 1 (2.04%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (93.88%) XML
2 41 (83.67%) Web Services
3 27 (55.10%) REST
4 19 (38.78%) .NET
5 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET
5 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (30.61%) .NET Framework
6 14 (28.57%) Spring
7 13 (26.53%) Hibernate
8 12 (24.49%) WCF
9 11 (22.45%) MyBatis
10 10 (20.41%) Java SE
11 3 (6.12%) HTML
11 3 (6.12%) XML Messaging
12 2 (4.08%) J2EE
12 2 (4.08%) EJB
12 2 (4.08%) CSS
12 2 (4.08%) WSDL
12 2 (4.08%) jQuery
12 2 (4.08%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Replication
2 7 (14.29%) NHS
3 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Open Source
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) UNIX
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (55.10%) Scrum
3 26 (53.06%) Unit Testing
4 17 (34.69%) TDD
5 16 (32.65%) BDD
5 16 (32.65%) MVC
6 10 (20.41%) SOA
7 7 (14.29%) Information Security
8 3 (6.12%) Use Case
8 3 (6.12%) Test Management
8 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.12%) ETL
9 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.08%) RUP
9 2 (4.08%) DSDM
9 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.04%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) C#
2 18 (36.73%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) Java
4 12 (24.49%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) Scala
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Sybase
3 1 (2.04%) ILOG
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