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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 40 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 17 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.03% 0.87% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.83% 5.80% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £338 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £380 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
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
157 69 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.99% 15.00% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 52 57
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.63% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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 +3 10 £306 -22.95% 5
Bridgend - 1 £270 -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 42 (82.35%) Web Services
2 30 (58.82%) Java
2 30 (58.82%) Maven
3 26 (50.98%) Ant
4 25 (49.02%) Apache Ivy
5 24 (47.06%) Scrum
6 23 (45.10%) Finance
6 23 (45.10%) SQL
7 22 (43.14%) MVC
8 19 (37.25%) XML
8 19 (37.25%) REST
9 17 (33.33%) Spring
10 16 (31.37%) Unit Testing
11 15 (29.41%) Banking
11 15 (29.41%) Hibernate
12 14 (27.45%) TDD
12 14 (27.45%) Selenium
12 14 (27.45%) Struts
12 14 (27.45%) JUnit
12 14 (27.45%) Oracle
12 14 (27.45%) BDD
13 13 (25.49%) J2EE
13 13 (25.49%) UML
13 13 (25.49%) JPA
13 13 (25.49%) Test Automation
14 12 (23.53%) Spring Web Flow
14 12 (23.53%) Java EE
15 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
15 11 (21.57%) SoapUI
16 10 (19.61%) Mobile App

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (11.76%) Apache
2 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) 3G
1 6 (11.76%) 2G
1 6 (11.76%) 4G
2 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) SSL
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (58.82%) Maven
2 26 (50.98%) Ant
3 25 (49.02%) Apache Ivy
4 14 (27.45%) JUnit
4 14 (27.45%) Selenium
5 11 (21.57%) SoapUI
6 10 (19.61%) JIRA
7 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (17.65%) eggPlant
8 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
8 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
9 6 (11.76%) Toad
9 6 (11.76%) LoadRunner
10 4 (7.84%) Subversion
10 4 (7.84%) Mercurial
10 4 (7.84%) JBehave
10 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
10 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
11 3 (5.88%) Calabash
11 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (45.10%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Architect
4 8 (15.69%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Team Leader
4 8 (15.69%) Development Team Leader
4 8 (15.69%) Java Team Leader
5 6 (11.76%) Lead Architect
5 6 (11.76%) QA Leader
6 5 (9.80%) Test Leader
7 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Applications Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Tester
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (3.92%) J2EE Team Leader
9 2 (3.92%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (82.35%) Web Services
2 19 (37.25%) XML
2 19 (37.25%) REST
3 17 (33.33%) Spring
4 15 (29.41%) Hibernate
5 14 (27.45%) Struts
6 13 (25.49%) J2EE
6 13 (25.49%) JPA
7 12 (23.53%) Spring Web Flow
7 12 (23.53%) Java EE
8 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
8 10 (19.61%) .NET
9 9 (17.65%) JMS
9 9 (17.65%) WCF
9 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
10 8 (15.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (11.76%) WAP
12 6 (11.76%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Mathematics
1 10 (19.61%) Mobile App
2 9 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (11.76%) Handset
3 6 (11.76%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (9.80%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.96%) AS400
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) iSeries
5 1 (1.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) UNIX
3 2 (3.92%) Solaris
3 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Scrum
2 22 (43.14%) MVC
3 16 (31.37%) Unit Testing
4 14 (27.45%) TDD
4 14 (27.45%) BDD
5 13 (25.49%) Test Automation
5 13 (25.49%) UML
6 9 (17.65%) Mobile Commerce
6 9 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Automation Testing
10 4 (7.84%) SOA
10 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Web Design
11 3 (5.88%) OO
12 2 (3.92%) Workflow
12 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
12 2 (3.92%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) Java
2 23 (45.10%) SQL
3 10 (19.61%) C#
4 6 (11.76%) Groovy
5 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.92%) XQuery
6 2 (3.92%) XPath
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) MCSD
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) HP
3 6 (11.76%) Apple
3 6 (11.76%) Sun
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Informatica
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