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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 27 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 45 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.88% 3.02% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.53% 10.63% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.08%
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
209 160 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.96% 28.47% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 123 52
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £145.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.79% +163.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 +16 42 £250 -18.36% 8
Newport -5 2 £413 +2.48% 2
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 95 (95.96%) XML
2 89 (89.90%) Web Services
3 53 (53.54%) SQL Server
3 53 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (50.51%) Scrum
4 50 (50.51%) Java
5 47 (47.47%) Spring
6 40 (40.40%) C#
6 40 (40.40%) HTML
7 39 (39.39%) TDD
7 39 (39.39%) REST
8 38 (38.38%) Security Cleared
9 37 (37.37%) Unit Testing
9 37 (37.37%) SQL
10 36 (36.36%) .NET
11 35 (35.35%) OO
12 34 (34.34%) ASP.NET
12 34 (34.34%) SC Cleared
12 34 (34.34%) AngularJS
13 31 (31.31%) SQL Server 2008
14 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (27.27%) JavaScript
14 27 (27.27%) HTTP
14 27 (27.27%) MVC
15 26 (26.26%) BDD
16 25 (25.25%) Visual Studio
17 24 (24.24%) IIS
17 24 (24.24%) Hibernate
17 24 (24.24%) Subversion
17 24 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (24.24%) IIS
2 15 (15.15%) JBoss
3 13 (13.13%) Tomcat
3 13 (13.13%) WebSphere
4 11 (11.11%) Confluence
5 3 (3.03%) Apache
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.01%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.01%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.01%) Node.js
6 1 (1.01%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (53.54%) SQL Server
2 31 (31.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (23.23%) Relational Database
3 23 (23.23%) MySQL
4 14 (14.14%) MongoDB
5 12 (12.12%) NoSQL
6 11 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (7.07%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.01%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 25 (25.25%) Visual Studio
2 24 (24.24%) Subversion
2 24 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (14.14%) Jenkins
4 12 (12.12%) Hudson
4 12 (12.12%) Maven
5 11 (11.11%) JIRA
5 11 (11.11%) Selenium
5 11 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 11 (11.11%) Spock
5 11 (11.11%) Geb
6 10 (10.10%) Cucumber
7 7 (7.07%) SoapUI
8 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.01%) Mockito
9 1 (1.01%) JMeter
9 1 (1.01%) Ant
9 1 (1.01%) JUnit
9 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (6.06%) Back Office
2 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.03%) Finance
4 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (90.91%) Developer
2 47 (47.47%) Java Developer
3 26 (26.26%) .NET Developer
4 9 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 9 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 5 (5.05%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.04%) Analyst
6 4 (4.04%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.04%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (3.03%) Tester
7 3 (3.03%) Senior Tester
8 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.02%) Database Developer
8 2 (2.02%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (2.02%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.02%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.01%) ServiceNow Developer
9 1 (1.01%) AWS Developer
9 1 (1.01%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (1.01%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (95.96%) XML
2 89 (89.90%) Web Services
3 47 (47.47%) Spring
4 40 (40.40%) HTML
5 39 (39.39%) REST
6 36 (36.36%) .NET
7 34 (34.34%) ASP.NET
7 34 (34.34%) AngularJS
8 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (24.24%) Hibernate
10 23 (23.23%) JSP
10 23 (23.23%) .NET Framework
11 22 (22.22%) JPA
11 22 (22.22%) Struts
11 22 (22.22%) JDBC
12 17 (17.17%) CSS
13 14 (14.14%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (13.13%) JSF
15 12 (12.12%) XSLT
15 12 (12.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) NHS
2 6 (6.06%) User Experience
3 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) CMDB
4 1 (1.01%) GIS
4 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) UNIX
2 4 (4.04%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Linux
3 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.01%) CentOS
3 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (50.51%) Scrum
3 39 (39.39%) TDD
4 37 (37.37%) Unit Testing
5 35 (35.35%) OO
6 27 (27.27%) MVC
7 26 (26.26%) BDD
8 22 (22.22%) Web Development
9 14 (14.14%) Configuration Management
9 14 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (13.13%) DevOps
10 13 (13.13%) Open Source
10 13 (13.13%) RUP
10 13 (13.13%) DSDM
11 12 (12.12%) SOA
12 11 (11.11%) Release Management
12 11 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (11.11%) SDLC
12 11 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 10 (10.10%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 50 (50.51%) Java
2 40 (40.40%) C#
3 37 (37.37%) SQL
4 27 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 16 (16.16%) PL/SQL
6 12 (12.12%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.02%) Python
7 2 (2.02%) PHP
8 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.01%) Perl
8 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (38.38%) Security Cleared
2 34 (34.34%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.01%) Degree
4 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.06%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.03%) Puppet
3 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.01%) Ansible
4 1 (1.01%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 23 (23.23%) Oracle
2 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.11%) Twitter
4 4 (4.04%) HP
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.01%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.01%) ESRI
5 1 (1.01%) ServiceNow
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago