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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 52 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 13 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.06% 6.01% 4.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.47% 15.25% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 18
Median daily rate £388 £425 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +34.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £429 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
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
174 236 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.62% 39.40% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 202 124
Median daily rate £403 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 December 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the South Wales region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 5 £413 +33.06% 1
Newport -9 3 £388 -8.82%
Caerphilly - 1 £278 -
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) J2EE
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
4 6 (35.29%) Selenium
4 6 (35.29%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) JMeter
5 5 (29.41%) .NET
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) ISEB
5 5 (29.41%) LoadRunner
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
5 5 (29.41%) RESTful
6 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 4 (23.53%) REST
6 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
6 4 (23.53%) QA
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (23.53%) Groovy
6 4 (23.53%) Rational Performance Tester
6 4 (23.53%) The Grinder
6 4 (23.53%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) RAD
6 4 (23.53%) Siebel
6 4 (23.53%) C#

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) GIS
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
2 6 (35.29%) Selenium
3 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (29.41%) JMeter
3 5 (29.41%) LoadRunner
4 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
4 4 (23.53%) JUnit
4 4 (23.53%) Maven
4 4 (23.53%) Rational Performance Tester
4 4 (23.53%) The Grinder
5 3 (17.65%) WinRunner
6 2 (11.76%) DbUnit
6 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.76%) jMock
6 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
6 2 (11.76%) Mockito
6 2 (11.76%) SonarQube
7 1 (5.88%) Ant
7 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) CRM Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Performance Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Architect
6 1 (5.88%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) J2EE
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) RESTful
4 4 (23.53%) REST
5 3 (17.65%) Spring
6 2 (11.76%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) JSON
6 2 (11.76%) PhoneGap
6 2 (11.76%) PowerMock
6 2 (11.76%) WCF
7 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.88%) CSS
7 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
3 4 (23.53%) RAD
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Kanban
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) RUP
4 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) V-Model
5 2 (11.76%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) Groovy
5 3 (17.65%) C
5 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
1 4 (23.53%) Siebel
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) OpenText
3 2 (11.76%) Xamarin
4 1 (5.88%) SAP