The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 39 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 34 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.90% 1.17% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.75% 4.80% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £345 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £395 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.69% -7.14%
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
203 125 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.25% 24.41% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 62 82
Average daily rate £420 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
South Wales -9 17 £315 -18.70%
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 75 (70.09%) XML
2 68 (63.55%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (58.88%) REST
4 61 (57.01%) SQL Server
5 60 (56.07%) Web Services
6 58 (54.21%) Java
6 58 (54.21%) Open Source
7 50 (46.73%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (45.79%) Spring
9 46 (42.99%) Scrum
10 44 (41.12%) TDD
11 40 (37.38%) MongoDB
12 39 (36.45%) JSON
13 38 (35.51%) Maven
14 36 (33.64%) Jenkins
15 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
16 29 (27.10%) SQL
17 28 (26.17%) Security Cleared
18 26 (24.30%) SQL Server 2008
19 25 (23.36%) Relational Database
19 25 (23.36%) DevOps
19 25 (23.36%) .NET
20 24 (22.43%) J2EE
20 24 (22.43%) Configuration Management
20 24 (22.43%) Hibernate
20 24 (22.43%) RabbitMQ
20 24 (22.43%) SC Cleared
21 23 (21.50%) MVC
22 22 (20.56%) JSF
22 22 (20.56%) C#

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (18.69%) FileNet
1 20 (18.69%) Confluence
2 13 (12.15%) JBoss
3 12 (11.21%) IIS
4 7 (6.54%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.80%) Apache
6 2 (1.87%) Mule
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.93%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.93%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.02%) GitHub
2 1 (0.93%) IaaS
2 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.89%) AMQP
2 11 (10.28%) Firewall
3 9 (8.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (57.01%) SQL Server
2 40 (37.38%) MongoDB
3 26 (24.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (23.36%) Relational Database
5 19 (17.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (17.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (17.76%) NoSQL
6 14 (13.08%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (12.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (11.21%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (10.28%) RDBMS
10 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (5.61%) MySQL
12 2 (1.87%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (35.51%) Maven
2 36 (33.64%) Jenkins
3 21 (19.63%) Subversion
4 20 (18.69%) Hudson
4 20 (18.69%) JIRA
5 18 (16.82%) Selenium
6 16 (14.95%) Cucumber
6 16 (14.95%) SoapUI
6 16 (14.95%) GitLab
7 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (8.41%) Visual Studio
9 7 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.87%) DbUnit
11 2 (1.87%) JMeter
11 2 (1.87%) Ant
11 2 (1.87%) JUnit
12 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.93%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.93%) Spock
General
1 4 (3.74%) Back Office
2 3 (2.80%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (60.75%) Developer
2 30 (28.04%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.82%) Architect
4 15 (14.02%) Technical Architect
5 11 (10.28%) Analyst
5 11 (10.28%) Test Analyst
6 10 (9.35%) .NET Developer
6 10 (9.35%) SQL Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Integration Test Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Integration Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Tester
9 3 (2.80%) Build Engineer
10 2 (1.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (1.87%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (1.87%) Applications Architect
10 2 (1.87%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.87%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (70.09%) XML
2 63 (58.88%) REST
3 60 (56.07%) Web Services
4 49 (45.79%) Spring
5 39 (36.45%) JSON
6 25 (23.36%) .NET
7 24 (22.43%) J2EE
7 24 (22.43%) Hibernate
7 24 (22.43%) RabbitMQ
8 22 (20.56%) JSF
8 22 (20.56%) AngularJS
8 22 (20.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 20 (18.69%) XSLT
10 19 (17.76%) WCF
11 14 (13.08%) Spring MVC
12 13 (12.15%) Apache Camel
13 8 (7.48%) .NET Framework
13 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET
14 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 58 (54.21%) Open Source
2 11 (10.28%) NHS
3 10 (9.35%) Replication
4 7 (6.54%) Clustering
5 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.93%) AS400
8 1 (0.93%) GIS
8 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.93%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.63%) Windows
2 10 (9.35%) UNIX
3 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.87%) Android
4 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (63.55%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (46.73%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (42.99%) Scrum
4 44 (41.12%) TDD
5 25 (23.36%) DevOps
6 24 (22.43%) Configuration Management
7 23 (21.50%) MVC
8 20 (18.69%) Pair Programming
8 20 (18.69%) OO
8 20 (18.69%) RUP
8 20 (18.69%) DSDM
9 19 (17.76%) Release Management
9 19 (17.76%) OOA/OOD
10 17 (15.89%) SOA
11 15 (14.02%) Waterfall
11 15 (14.02%) UML
12 14 (13.08%) Test Scripting
13 11 (10.28%) Load Balancing
14 9 (8.41%) User Stories
15 8 (7.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (54.21%) Java
2 29 (27.10%) SQL
3 22 (20.56%) C#
4 12 (11.21%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.41%) Scala
6 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.87%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) Python
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (26.17%) Security Cleared
2 24 (22.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Hyperic
2 7 (6.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.69%) IBM
3 19 (17.76%) Twitter
4 16 (14.95%) HP
5 14 (13.08%) Oracle
6 8 (7.48%) Red Hat
6 8 (7.48%) BMC
6 8 (7.48%) VMware
7 3 (2.80%) Citrix
8 2 (1.87%) ILOG
9 1 (0.93%) Adobe
9 1 (0.93%) Informatica
9 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.93%) Sybase
9 1 (0.93%) ESRI
9 1 (0.93%) Kofax
9 1 (0.93%) Splunk