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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 37 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 31 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.36% 0.67% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.49% 4.08% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 4
Average daily rate
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£385 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £380 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-28.59% +33.33%
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
214 98 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.10% 16.39% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 70 82
Average daily rate £375 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £386 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £21.80 £55.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.36% +144.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £55.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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
South Wales +7 21 £385 +14.07% 6
West Wales - 1 £375 -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 54 (79.41%) Web Services
2 37 (54.41%) Java
3 34 (50.00%) Maven
4 32 (47.06%) XML
5 29 (42.65%) REST
6 28 (41.18%) Scrum
7 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
8 24 (35.29%) Ant
9 23 (33.82%) Apache Ivy
10 21 (30.88%) Oracle
10 21 (30.88%) SQL
10 21 (30.88%) UML
10 21 (30.88%) Finance
10 21 (30.88%) Hibernate
10 21 (30.88%) Spring
11 20 (29.41%) TDD
11 20 (29.41%) MVC
11 20 (29.41%) .NET
12 19 (27.94%) J2EE
13 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
13 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (23.53%) JIRA
13 16 (23.53%) Unit Testing
14 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
15 14 (20.59%) Selenium
15 14 (20.59%) JUnit
15 14 (20.59%) BDD
15 14 (20.59%) SoapUI
16 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
16 13 (19.12%) Jenkins

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (8.82%) Apache
1 6 (8.82%) FileNet
1 6 (8.82%) Confluence
2 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) 3G
1 6 (8.82%) 2G
1 6 (8.82%) 4G
2 2 (2.94%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) SSL
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (8.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.94%) MySQL
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (50.00%) Maven
2 24 (35.29%) Ant
3 23 (33.82%) Apache Ivy
4 16 (23.53%) JIRA
5 14 (20.59%) Selenium
5 14 (20.59%) JUnit
5 14 (20.59%) SoapUI
6 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
7 10 (14.71%) Subversion
8 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (13.24%) eggPlant
9 8 (11.76%) Hudson
9 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
10 6 (8.82%) Toad
10 6 (8.82%) LoadRunner
11 4 (5.88%) Mercurial
11 4 (5.88%) JBehave
11 4 (5.88%) WebDriver
11 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
12 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 13 (19.12%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (47.06%) Developer
2 19 (27.94%) Architect
3 16 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Technical Architect
5 8 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Java Team Leader
5 8 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 8 (11.76%) Development Team Leader
6 6 (8.82%) Lead Architect
6 6 (8.82%) QA Leader
7 5 (7.35%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.88%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Tester
10 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Applications Architect
10 2 (2.94%) Software Team Leader
10 2 (2.94%) J2EE Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (79.41%) Web Services
2 32 (47.06%) XML
3 29 (42.65%) REST
4 21 (30.88%) Hibernate
4 21 (30.88%) Spring
5 20 (29.41%) .NET
6 19 (27.94%) J2EE
7 13 (19.12%) JPA
8 12 (17.65%) Spring Web Flow
8 12 (17.65%) Struts
9 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
9 10 (14.71%) .NET Framework
9 10 (14.71%) Java EE
10 9 (13.24%) WCF
10 9 (13.24%) JMS
11 8 (11.76%) XSLT
11 8 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (10.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Mobile App
2 11 (16.18%) Open Source
3 10 (14.71%) Mathematics
4 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (8.82%) Handset
5 6 (8.82%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (7.35%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (2.94%) NHS
8 1 (1.47%) GIS
8 1 (1.47%) AS400
8 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.47%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Android
2 4 (5.88%) UNIX
3 2 (2.94%) Solaris
3 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Scrum
2 21 (30.88%) UML
3 20 (29.41%) MVC
3 20 (29.41%) TDD
4 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 14 (20.59%) BDD
6 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
7 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (13.24%) Regression Testing
8 9 (13.24%) Mobile Commerce
8 9 (13.24%) OO
9 7 (10.29%) Release Management
10 6 (8.82%) Manual Testing
10 6 (8.82%) DevOps
10 6 (8.82%) Test Planning
10 6 (8.82%) RUP
10 6 (8.82%) DSDM
10 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) Java
2 21 (30.88%) SQL
3 11 (16.18%) C#
4 6 (8.82%) Groovy
5 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.94%) XQuery
6 2 (2.94%) XPath
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
7 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.18%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.71%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) MCSD
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.47%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Oracle
2 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.76%) HP
4 7 (10.29%) IBM
5 6 (8.82%) Sun
5 6 (8.82%) Apple
5 6 (8.82%) Twitter
6 3 (4.41%) Citrix
7 1 (1.47%) Informatica
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