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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 20 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 47 33 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.06% 5.21% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.98% 18.23% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 4
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£425 £388 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +45.83%
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
196 181 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 37.76% 28.55% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 123 44
Average daily rate £388 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 26 £430 +32.30% 1
Cardiff +2 17 £325 -18.75% 1
Bridgend - 3 £400 -
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 48 (92.31%) XML
2 43 (82.69%) Web Services
3 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
3 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (57.69%) REST
4 29 (55.77%) C#
5 28 (53.85%) Unit Testing
6 27 (51.92%) Scrum
7 23 (44.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (44.23%) .NET
8 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET
9 20 (38.46%) Security Cleared
10 19 (36.54%) SQL
11 17 (32.69%) SC Cleared
11 17 (32.69%) TDD
11 17 (32.69%) BDD
12 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (30.77%) .NET Framework
12 16 (30.77%) Visual Studio
12 16 (30.77%) MVC
13 15 (28.85%) IIS
13 15 (28.85%) Java
14 14 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 13 (25.00%) WebSphere
15 13 (25.00%) Spring
15 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
15 13 (25.00%) JBoss
16 12 (23.08%) Hibernate
16 12 (23.08%) MyBatis

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (28.85%) IIS
2 13 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 13 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (1.92%) nginx
3 1 (1.92%) ArcSDE
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 23 (44.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.92%) MySQL
8 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 11 (21.15%) Subversion
2 11 (21.15%) Eclipse
3 10 (19.23%) Cucumber
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (9.62%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.92%) Maven
6 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Back Office
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (86.54%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) .NET Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (92.31%) XML
2 43 (82.69%) Web Services
3 30 (57.69%) REST
4 23 (44.23%) .NET
5 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET
6 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (30.77%) .NET Framework
7 13 (25.00%) Spring
8 12 (23.08%) Hibernate
8 12 (23.08%) MyBatis
9 11 (21.15%) Java SE
10 8 (15.38%) RESTful
11 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (7.69%) XML Messaging
12 4 (7.69%) WCF
13 3 (5.77%) HTML
14 2 (3.85%) HTML5
14 2 (3.85%) CSS3
14 2 (3.85%) CSS
14 2 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) NHS
2 3 (5.77%) Open Source
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) GIS
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) UNIX
2 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (53.85%) Unit Testing
3 27 (51.92%) Scrum
4 17 (32.69%) TDD
4 17 (32.69%) BDD
5 16 (30.77%) MVC
6 10 (19.23%) SOA
7 6 (11.54%) ETL
8 4 (7.69%) Information Security
8 4 (7.69%) Test Management
8 4 (7.69%) Use Case
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.85%) Migration
10 2 (3.85%) RUP
10 2 (3.85%) DSDM
10 2 (3.85%) OO
10 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) C#
2 19 (36.54%) SQL
3 15 (28.85%) Java
4 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.92%) Scala
7 1 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) C
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 17 (32.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.77%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Business Objects
2 5 (9.62%) HP
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Sybase
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Mapinfo
4 1 (1.92%) ESRI
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