The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 54 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 19 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.54% 1.36% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.50% 10.14% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -22.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £307 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £338 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
200 69 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.70% 13.45% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 54 90
Average daily rate £375 £317 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.48% +0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £411 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £41.38 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.28 £40.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
SOAP
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -6 15 £388 +16.98% 4
West Wales - - - -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 40 (85.11%) Web Services
2 33 (70.21%) Maven
3 32 (68.09%) Java
4 29 (61.70%) Scrum
5 28 (59.57%) Ant
6 27 (57.45%) Apache Ivy
7 23 (48.94%) SQL
8 21 (44.68%) Finance
9 19 (40.43%) Spring
10 17 (36.17%) Banking
10 17 (36.17%) MVC
11 16 (34.04%) J2EE
11 16 (34.04%) Hibernate
12 15 (31.91%) Selenium
12 15 (31.91%) JUnit
12 15 (31.91%) Mobile App
13 14 (29.79%) SoapUI
13 14 (29.79%) REST
13 14 (29.79%) Oracle
13 14 (29.79%) Struts
13 14 (29.79%) JIRA
13 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
14 13 (27.66%) JPA
14 13 (27.66%) XML
15 12 (25.53%) TDD
15 12 (25.53%) Java EE
15 12 (25.53%) Spring Web Flow
16 10 (21.28%) HP Quality Center
16 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (21.28%) UML

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (14.89%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.26%) Confluence
2 2 (4.26%) FileNet
3 1 (2.13%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) 3G
1 7 (14.89%) 2G
1 7 (14.89%) 4G
2 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
2 3 (6.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (70.21%) Maven
2 28 (59.57%) Ant
3 27 (57.45%) Apache Ivy
4 15 (31.91%) Selenium
4 15 (31.91%) JUnit
5 14 (29.79%) SoapUI
5 14 (29.79%) JIRA
6 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
6 10 (21.28%) eggPlant
7 8 (17.02%) Subversion
8 7 (14.89%) Toad
8 7 (14.89%) LoadRunner
9 5 (10.64%) Mercurial
9 5 (10.64%) JBehave
9 5 (10.64%) WebDriver
9 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
9 5 (10.64%) Hudson
10 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
11 3 (6.38%) CruiseControl
11 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Java Team Leader
3 8 (17.02%) Team Leader
3 8 (17.02%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (17.02%) Architect
4 7 (14.89%) QA Leader
5 6 (12.77%) Lead Architect
6 5 (10.64%) Test Leader
7 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Automated Test Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (4.26%) J2EE Team Leader
9 2 (4.26%) Software Development Team Leader
10 1 (2.13%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (85.11%) Web Services
2 19 (40.43%) Spring
3 16 (34.04%) J2EE
3 16 (34.04%) Hibernate
4 14 (29.79%) REST
4 14 (29.79%) Struts
5 13 (27.66%) JPA
5 13 (27.66%) XML
6 12 (25.53%) Java EE
6 12 (25.53%) Spring Web Flow
7 9 (19.15%) JMS
8 7 (14.89%) J2ME
8 7 (14.89%) WAP
9 5 (10.64%) .NET
9 5 (10.64%) XSLT
10 4 (8.51%) HTML
10 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
11 3 (6.38%) NHibernate
11 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
11 3 (6.38%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Mobile App
2 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (19.15%) Mathematics
3 7 (14.89%) Handset
3 7 (14.89%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (12.77%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (8.51%) Open Source
6 1 (2.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) UNIX
2 3 (6.38%) Android
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Solaris
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Scrum
2 17 (36.17%) MVC
3 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
4 12 (25.53%) TDD
5 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.28%) UML
6 9 (19.15%) BDD
6 9 (19.15%) Mobile Commerce
6 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.89%) Regression Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Automation Testing
9 5 (10.64%) OO
10 4 (8.51%) SOA
10 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.38%) Test Management
11 3 (6.38%) Release Management
12 2 (4.26%) Web Application Development
12 2 (4.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) Java
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) Groovy
4 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) XPath
5 3 (6.38%) C#
5 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) MCSD
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) HP
3 7 (14.89%) Sun
3 7 (14.89%) Apple
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Twitter
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
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