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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 47 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.84% 2.07% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 9.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate
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£419 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
112 106 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.48% 21.95% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 63 37
Average daily rate £400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
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 3 March 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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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 -6 2 £419 +8.06% 4
Newport - - - - 5
Torfaen - - - -
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 27 (87.10%) XML
2 24 (77.42%) Web Services
2 24 (77.42%) SQL Server
3 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (45.16%) SQL
5 13 (41.94%) REST
6 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (38.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (38.71%) WCF
6 12 (38.71%) T-SQL
6 12 (38.71%) .NET
6 12 (38.71%) C#
6 12 (38.71%) Java
6 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
6 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
8 10 (32.26%) NHS
8 10 (32.26%) Replication
8 10 (32.26%) Open Source
9 9 (29.03%) UML
10 8 (25.81%) Oracle
11 7 (22.58%) Information Security
11 7 (22.58%) Spring
12 6 (19.35%) TDD
12 6 (19.35%) Scrum
12 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
13 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (16.13%) J2EE

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (9.68%) JBoss
1 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.68%) FileNet
1 3 (9.68%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Mule
3 1 (3.23%) LiveCycle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (77.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2000
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.23%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (12.90%) Maven
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.68%) Hudson
4 2 (6.45%) DbUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Selenium
4 2 (6.45%) JUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.23%) Ant
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) Spock
General
1 4 (12.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Architect
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Technical Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) XML
2 24 (77.42%) Web Services
3 13 (41.94%) REST
4 12 (38.71%) WCF
4 12 (38.71%) .NET
5 7 (22.58%) Spring
6 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
6 5 (16.13%) J2EE
7 4 (12.90%) JSF
7 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (9.68%) jQuery
8 3 (9.68%) XSLT
8 3 (9.68%) EJB
8 3 (9.68%) HTML
9 2 (6.45%) CSS
9 2 (6.45%) J2SE
9 2 (6.45%) WSDL
9 2 (6.45%) JRules
9 2 (6.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) NHS
1 10 (32.26%) Replication
1 10 (32.26%) Open Source
2 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) UML
3 7 (22.58%) Information Security
4 6 (19.35%) Scrum
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Information Architecture
7 3 (9.68%) Line Management
7 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
7 3 (9.68%) SOA
7 3 (9.68%) OO
7 3 (9.68%) RUP
7 3 (9.68%) DSDM
8 2 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (6.45%) Document Management
8 2 (6.45%) MVC
8 2 (6.45%) Release Management
8 2 (6.45%) DevOps
9 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) T-SQL
2 12 (38.71%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) ILOG
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Twitter
4 1 (3.23%) Kofax
4 1 (3.23%) Splunk
4 1 (3.23%) Sybase
4 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) HP