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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 28 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 43 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.58% 3.20% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.92% 10.70% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 3
Average daily rate
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£430 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +1.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.05% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +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
240 215 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.13% 29.90% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 139 59
Average daily rate £400 £425 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +31.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +77.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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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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 +15 35 £430 +7.50% 8
North Wales - 1 £350 -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 53 (88.33%) XML
2 44 (73.33%) Web Services
3 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 29 (48.33%) C#
5 29 (48.33%) Scrum
5 29 (48.33%) REST
6 28 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (45.00%) Unit Testing
8 24 (40.00%) Security Cleared
9 20 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 20 (33.33%) .NET
10 19 (31.67%) Java
11 18 (30.00%) SQL
11 18 (30.00%) TDD
12 17 (28.33%) Spring
12 17 (28.33%) MVC
13 16 (26.67%) BDD
14 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (25.00%) .NET Framework
14 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
14 15 (25.00%) Visual Studio
14 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET
14 15 (25.00%) JBoss
14 15 (25.00%) Tomcat
15 14 (23.33%) SOA
15 14 (23.33%) IIS
15 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 14 (23.33%) WebSphere

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (25.00%) JBoss
1 15 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 14 (23.33%) WebSphere
2 14 (23.33%) IIS
3 3 (5.00%) Apache
3 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.33%) Mule
4 2 (3.33%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.67%) Confluence
5 1 (1.67%) FileNet
5 1 (1.67%) CMS
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.67%) SSL
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.00%) MySQL
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.33%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 15 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 12 (20.00%) Subversion
3 11 (18.33%) Cucumber
4 6 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.33%) Maven
6 2 (3.33%) JMeter
6 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.67%) JUnit
7 1 (1.67%) JIRA
7 1 (1.67%) Selenium
7 1 (1.67%) Hudson
7 1 (1.67%) DbUnit
General
1 6 (10.00%) Back Office
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (76.67%) Developer
2 18 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 16 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 10 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Tester
6 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Performance Tester
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Tester
7 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.67%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.67%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (88.33%) XML
2 44 (73.33%) Web Services
3 29 (48.33%) REST
4 20 (33.33%) .NET
5 17 (28.33%) Spring
6 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 12 (20.00%) WCF
7 12 (20.00%) MyBatis
8 11 (18.33%) Java SE
9 8 (13.33%) HTML
10 4 (6.67%) CSS
10 4 (6.67%) J2EE
11 3 (5.00%) WSDL
11 3 (5.00%) jQuery
11 3 (5.00%) XML Messaging
11 3 (5.00%) JAX-RS
11 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Replication
2 7 (11.67%) NHS
3 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.67%) Open Source
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) UNIX
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) Scrum
3 27 (45.00%) Unit Testing
4 18 (30.00%) TDD
5 17 (28.33%) MVC
6 16 (26.67%) BDD
7 14 (23.33%) SOA
8 7 (11.67%) Information Security
9 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
11 3 (5.00%) Service Management
11 3 (5.00%) ETL
11 3 (5.00%) ITIL
11 3 (5.00%) RUP
11 3 (5.00%) DSDM
11 3 (5.00%) Test Management
11 3 (5.00%) Use Case
12 2 (3.33%) Performance Testing
12 2 (3.33%) Test Scripting
12 2 (3.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) C#
2 19 (31.67%) Java
3 18 (30.00%) SQL
4 12 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.67%) C++
6 3 (5.00%) Delphi
6 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.00%) Scala
7 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.67%) VB
8 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) VB6
8 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) IBM
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) HP
3 3 (5.00%) Sun
4 1 (1.67%) Sybase
4 1 (1.67%) ILOG
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.67%) Twitter
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