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 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 59 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 7 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.97% 2.10% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 8.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 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
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
168 146 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.27% 25.52% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 86 54
Average daily rate £388 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £286 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £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 £140.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.78% +723.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
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 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
South Wales -4 4 £419 +8.06% 8
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 61 (67.03%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (65.93%) XML
3 56 (61.54%) Open Source
3 56 (61.54%) REST
4 53 (58.24%) Java
5 49 (53.85%) SQL Server
6 48 (52.75%) Web Services
6 48 (52.75%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (49.45%) Spring
8 42 (46.15%) Scrum
9 39 (42.86%) JSON
10 36 (39.56%) MongoDB
11 34 (37.36%) Jenkins
11 34 (37.36%) TDD
12 32 (35.16%) Maven
13 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
14 27 (29.67%) Relational Database
15 26 (28.57%) SQL
16 25 (27.47%) RabbitMQ
17 22 (24.18%) Configuration Management
17 22 (24.18%) DevOps
18 21 (23.08%) Security Cleared
19 19 (20.88%) SQL Server 2008
19 19 (20.88%) J2EE
20 18 (19.78%) Windows
20 18 (19.78%) Hibernate
20 18 (19.78%) JSF
20 18 (19.78%) AngularJS
21 17 (18.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 17 (18.68%) Selenium

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 16 (17.58%) FileNet
1 16 (17.58%) Confluence
2 13 (14.29%) JBoss
3 9 (9.89%) IIS
4 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.30%) Apache
6 2 (2.20%) Mule
7 1 (1.10%) LiveCycle
7 1 (1.10%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.10%) CMS
7 1 (1.10%) ArcSDE
7 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.48%) GitHub
2 1 (1.10%) IaaS
2 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.68%) AMQP
2 11 (12.09%) Firewall
3 10 (10.99%) HTTP
4 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 36 (39.56%) MongoDB
3 27 (29.67%) Relational Database
4 19 (20.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (16.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (16.48%) NoSQL
5 15 (16.48%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (13.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (13.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (12.09%) RDBMS
9 4 (4.40%) MySQL
10 2 (2.20%) Jackrabbit
10 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (37.36%) Jenkins
2 32 (35.16%) Maven
3 17 (18.68%) Selenium
3 17 (18.68%) Subversion
4 16 (17.58%) GitLab
4 16 (17.58%) Cucumber
4 16 (17.58%) Hudson
4 16 (17.58%) SoapUI
4 16 (17.58%) JIRA
5 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.20%) Ant
7 2 (2.20%) JUnit
7 2 (2.20%) JMeter
7 2 (2.20%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.10%) Spock
8 1 (1.10%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.40%) Back Office
2 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (56.04%) Developer
2 24 (26.37%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.48%) Architect
4 14 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 11 (12.09%) Analyst
5 11 (12.09%) Test Analyst
6 10 (10.99%) SQL Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Integration Test Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Integration Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Tester
8 4 (4.40%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Build Engineer
10 2 (2.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Performance Tester
10 2 (2.20%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.20%) Systems Engineer
11 1 (1.10%) Solutions Architect
11 1 (1.10%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (65.93%) XML
2 56 (61.54%) REST
3 48 (52.75%) Web Services
4 45 (49.45%) Spring
5 39 (42.86%) JSON
6 25 (27.47%) RabbitMQ
7 19 (20.88%) J2EE
8 18 (19.78%) Hibernate
8 18 (19.78%) JSF
8 18 (19.78%) AngularJS
9 17 (18.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (17.58%) XSLT
10 16 (17.58%) .NET
11 14 (15.38%) Spring MVC
12 13 (14.29%) Apache Camel
13 12 (13.19%) WCF
14 5 (5.49%) jQuery
15 4 (4.40%) HTML
15 4 (4.40%) EJB
16 3 (3.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (61.54%) Open Source
2 11 (12.09%) NHS
3 10 (10.99%) Replication
4 7 (7.69%) Clustering
5 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.10%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.78%) Windows
2 9 (9.89%) UNIX
3 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.40%) Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Android
5 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (67.03%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (52.75%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (46.15%) Scrum
4 34 (37.36%) TDD
5 22 (24.18%) Configuration Management
5 22 (24.18%) DevOps
6 17 (18.68%) SOA
6 17 (18.68%) MVC
7 16 (17.58%) OO
7 16 (17.58%) RUP
7 16 (17.58%) DSDM
7 16 (17.58%) Pair Programming
8 15 (16.48%) OOA/OOD
8 15 (16.48%) Release Management
9 14 (15.38%) Test Scripting
9 14 (15.38%) Waterfall
10 12 (13.19%) UML
11 11 (12.09%) Load Balancing
12 9 (9.89%) User Stories
13 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (58.24%) Java
2 26 (28.57%) SQL
3 13 (14.29%) C#
4 12 (13.19%) T-SQL
5 11 (12.09%) Scala
6 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.10%) C++
7 1 (1.10%) C
7 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) Hyperic
2 6 (6.59%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.10%) Puppet
3 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.10%) Ansible
3 1 (1.10%) SELinux
Vendors
1 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.58%) HP
3 15 (16.48%) IBM
3 15 (16.48%) Twitter
4 13 (14.29%) Oracle
5 9 (9.89%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.79%) BMC
6 8 (8.79%) VMware
7 2 (2.20%) ILOG
8 1 (1.10%) ESRI
8 1 (1.10%) Kofax
8 1 (1.10%) Sybase
8 1 (1.10%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.10%) Adobe
8 1 (1.10%) Splunk