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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 58 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 6 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.09% 2.52% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.59% 9.42% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 7
Average daily rate £396 £315 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.79% -18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £285 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -1.53%
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
167 138 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.36% 26.80% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 105 44
Average daily rate £370 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £283 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -20 6 £396 +25.79% 8
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 70 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (86.11%) Web Services
3 53 (73.61%) Scrum
4 46 (63.89%) XML
5 41 (56.94%) TDD
6 38 (52.78%) JavaScript
7 37 (51.39%) HTML
8 36 (50.00%) Java
8 36 (50.00%) .NET
8 36 (50.00%) ASP.NET
8 36 (50.00%) REST
9 35 (48.61%) MVC
10 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
10 34 (47.22%) CSS
11 33 (45.83%) Spring
11 33 (45.83%) C#
11 33 (45.83%) SQL Server
12 32 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (40.28%) Unit Testing
14 26 (36.11%) Security Cleared
14 26 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (36.11%) Software Engineering
15 25 (34.72%) IIS
15 25 (34.72%) SQL
16 24 (33.33%) SC Cleared
17 22 (30.56%) Hibernate
17 22 (30.56%) Subversion
18 21 (29.17%) XSLT
18 21 (29.17%) OO
19 20 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (34.72%) IIS
2 18 (25.00%) JBoss
3 17 (23.61%) Tomcat
4 10 (13.89%) Confluence
4 10 (13.89%) FileNet
4 10 (13.89%) Mule
5 6 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (5.56%) LiveCycle
7 2 (2.78%) Apache
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 20 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.33%) Neo4j
4 6 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (30.56%) Subversion
2 19 (26.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (23.61%) Jenkins
4 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 13 (18.06%) Eclipse
6 11 (15.28%) Selenium
6 11 (15.28%) Visual Studio
7 10 (13.89%) Hudson
7 10 (13.89%) JIRA
7 10 (13.89%) Maven
7 10 (13.89%) Spock
8 6 (8.33%) Geb
9 4 (5.56%) Ant
9 4 (5.56%) DbUnit
9 4 (5.56%) JUnit
10 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (97.22%) Developer
2 34 (47.22%) .NET Developer
2 34 (47.22%) Java Developer
3 17 (23.61%) SQL Developer
4 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Agile Developer
7 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Digital Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.78%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.78%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (86.11%) Web Services
2 46 (63.89%) XML
3 37 (51.39%) HTML
4 36 (50.00%) .NET
4 36 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 36 (50.00%) REST
5 34 (47.22%) CSS
6 33 (45.83%) Spring
7 26 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (30.56%) Hibernate
9 21 (29.17%) XSLT
10 18 (25.00%) jQuery
11 16 (22.22%) Java SE
12 15 (20.83%) Ajax
12 15 (20.83%) JPA
12 15 (20.83%) XForms
13 14 (19.44%) .NET Framework
14 13 (18.06%) EJB
14 13 (18.06%) EJB 3.0
14 13 (18.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) NHS
2 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (73.61%) Scrum
3 41 (56.94%) TDD
4 35 (48.61%) MVC
5 32 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (40.28%) Unit Testing
7 26 (36.11%) Software Engineering
8 21 (29.17%) OO
9 15 (20.83%) Data Modelling
9 15 (20.83%) Regression Testing
9 15 (20.83%) Software Testing
9 15 (20.83%) UML
10 11 (15.28%) SOA
10 11 (15.28%) Workflow
11 8 (11.11%) SDLC
12 6 (8.33%) BDD
12 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
12 6 (8.33%) DevOps
12 6 (8.33%) DSDM
12 6 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) JavaScript
2 36 (50.00%) Java
3 33 (45.83%) C#
4 25 (34.72%) SQL
5 14 (19.44%) XPath
6 7 (9.72%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 24 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) Atlassian
3 6 (8.33%) Twitter
4 4 (5.56%) Adobe
4 4 (5.56%) ILOG
4 4 (5.56%) Kofax
4 4 (5.56%) Splunk
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle
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