The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 45 19 46
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +27
Contract jobs citing SOAP 11 72 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.99% 8.52% 3.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.97% 25.35% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 54 18
Median daily rate £478 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £220 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +3.52%
SOAP
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
138 284 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.91% 33.61% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 202 168
Median daily rate £400 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £41.50 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.54% +4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Wales region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Wales region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -26 10 £478 +12.35% 1
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (84.62%) Java
3 20 (76.92%) XML
4 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
5 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
6 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
6 17 (65.38%) Scrum
7 16 (61.54%) JIRA
8 15 (57.69%) HTML
9 14 (53.85%) TDD
10 13 (50.00%) Document Management
10 13 (50.00%) Subversion
10 13 (50.00%) Selenium
10 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
10 13 (50.00%) .NET
11 12 (46.15%) SQL
11 12 (46.15%) Visual Studio
11 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
11 12 (46.15%) JSF
11 12 (46.15%) REST
12 11 (42.31%) DbUnit
12 11 (42.31%) Spock
12 11 (42.31%) JSTS
12 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (42.31%) Spring
12 11 (42.31%) jQuery
12 11 (42.31%) JUnit
12 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
12 11 (42.31%) JBoss
13 10 (38.46%) Ant

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (42.31%) JBoss
2 10 (38.46%) Confluence
2 10 (38.46%) FileNet
2 10 (38.46%) LiveCycle
3 8 (30.77%) IIS
4 7 (26.92%) GeoServer
4 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
5 5 (19.23%) MQSeries
6 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
7 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Gliffy
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) JIRA
2 13 (50.00%) Selenium
2 13 (50.00%) Subversion
3 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 12 (46.15%) Visual Studio
4 11 (42.31%) DbUnit
4 11 (42.31%) JUnit
4 11 (42.31%) Spock
5 10 (38.46%) Ant
5 10 (38.46%) Hudson
5 10 (38.46%) Maven
6 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (19.23%) JMeter
8 4 (15.38%) Burp Suite
8 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
10 1 (3.85%) Ranorex
10 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
10 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Architect
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.85%) CRM Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Designer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Designer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Test Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) XML
2 15 (57.69%) HTML
3 13 (50.00%) .NET
4 12 (46.15%) JSF
4 12 (46.15%) REST
5 11 (42.31%) jQuery
5 11 (42.31%) JSTS
5 11 (42.31%) Spring
6 9 (34.62%) Hibernate
7 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
7 7 (26.92%) Dojo
7 7 (26.92%) Java EE
7 7 (26.92%) Java SE
7 7 (26.92%) JRules
7 7 (26.92%) XSD
8 6 (23.08%) J2EE
8 6 (23.08%) JPA
8 6 (23.08%) OpenLayers
9 5 (19.23%) Middleware
10 3 (11.54%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) Scrum
3 14 (53.85%) TDD
4 13 (50.00%) Document Management
5 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 6 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Open Source
7 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
7 5 (19.23%) SOA
7 5 (19.23%) Use Case
7 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (19.23%) V-Model
7 5 (19.23%) Volume Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Workflow
8 4 (15.38%) Security Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) Java
2 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
5 4 (15.38%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) C
6 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 3 (11.54%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) BC Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.85%) MCAD
5 1 (3.85%) MCSD
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Adobe
1 10 (38.46%) ILOG
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 10 (38.46%) Splunk
2 7 (26.92%) Kofax
3 5 (19.23%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore