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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 25 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 56 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.35% 3.30% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.67% 11.76% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 7
Average daily rate
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£263 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £286 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £428 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.64%
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
247 221 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.00% 28.01% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 153 53
Average daily rate £325 £385 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +21.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £41.38 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.24% +3.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 July 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Wales region.

SOAP Hourly 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 28 July 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 +24 50 £250 -37.50% 8
West Wales - 2 £425 -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 94 (87.85%) XML
2 86 (80.37%) Web Services
3 52 (48.60%) Java
4 51 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (44.86%) SQL Server
6 45 (42.06%) Scrum
6 45 (42.06%) REST
7 44 (41.12%) Spring
8 41 (38.32%) C#
9 38 (35.51%) .NET
9 38 (35.51%) Security Cleared
10 37 (34.58%) Unit Testing
10 37 (34.58%) HTML
11 34 (31.78%) ASP.NET
12 33 (30.84%) SQL
12 33 (30.84%) TDD
12 33 (30.84%) SC Cleared
13 31 (28.97%) SQL Server 2008
13 31 (28.97%) Oracle
14 29 (27.10%) OO
14 29 (27.10%) AngularJS
15 27 (25.23%) MVC
15 27 (25.23%) HTTP
15 27 (25.23%) JavaScript
15 27 (25.23%) Visual Studio
15 27 (25.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (25.23%) BDD
16 26 (24.30%) Relational Database
16 26 (24.30%) JSP
17 25 (23.36%) IIS

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (23.36%) IIS
2 17 (15.89%) JBoss
3 16 (14.95%) WebSphere
4 15 (14.02%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.67%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.67%) Confluence
6 4 (3.74%) Apache
7 2 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.87%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.87%) Node.js
7 2 (1.87%) nginx
7 2 (1.87%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.23%) HTTP
2 3 (2.80%) LDAP
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (44.86%) SQL Server
2 31 (28.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (24.30%) Relational Database
4 23 (21.50%) MySQL
5 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (7.48%) MongoDB
7 7 (6.54%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
9 5 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.93%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 27 (25.23%) Visual Studio
2 25 (23.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (17.76%) Subversion
4 12 (11.21%) Eclipse
5 11 (10.28%) Cucumber
5 11 (10.28%) Jenkins
6 9 (8.41%) SoapUI
7 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (5.61%) Hudson
7 6 (5.61%) Maven
8 5 (4.67%) JIRA
8 5 (4.67%) Selenium
8 5 (4.67%) Spock
8 5 (4.67%) Geb
9 4 (3.74%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.80%) JMeter
11 1 (0.93%) Ant
11 1 (0.93%) JUnit
11 1 (0.93%) Mockito
General
1 6 (5.61%) Back Office
2 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 91 (85.05%) Developer
2 45 (42.06%) Java Developer
3 28 (26.17%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.35%) SQL Developer
5 7 (6.54%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.67%) Tester
7 4 (3.74%) Analyst
7 4 (3.74%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.74%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.80%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.80%) Applications Support
8 3 (2.80%) Senior Tester
8 3 (2.80%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (2.80%) Applications Support Engineer
9 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (1.87%) Database Developer
9 2 (1.87%) GIS Developer
9 2 (1.87%) C# Developer
9 2 (1.87%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (1.87%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (87.85%) XML
2 86 (80.37%) Web Services
3 45 (42.06%) REST
4 44 (41.12%) Spring
5 38 (35.51%) .NET
6 37 (34.58%) HTML
7 34 (31.78%) ASP.NET
8 29 (27.10%) AngularJS
9 27 (25.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (24.30%) JSP
11 25 (23.36%) .NET Framework
12 22 (20.56%) JPA
12 22 (20.56%) Struts
12 22 (20.56%) JDBC
13 21 (19.63%) Hibernate
14 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (12.15%) MyBatis
15 13 (12.15%) Java SE
16 11 (10.28%) CSS
17 10 (9.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) User Experience
2 7 (6.54%) NHS
3 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.87%) GIS
4 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) CMDB
5 1 (0.93%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) UNIX
1 7 (6.54%) Linux
2 5 (4.67%) Windows
3 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (42.06%) Scrum
3 37 (34.58%) Unit Testing
4 33 (30.84%) TDD
5 29 (27.10%) OO
6 27 (25.23%) MVC
6 27 (25.23%) BDD
7 25 (23.36%) Web Development
8 17 (15.89%) SOA
9 12 (11.21%) Configuration Management
9 12 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (10.28%) Open Source
11 8 (7.48%) DevOps
11 8 (7.48%) ETL
11 8 (7.48%) RUP
11 8 (7.48%) DSDM
12 5 (4.67%) ITIL
12 5 (4.67%) Release Management
12 5 (4.67%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (4.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 52 (48.60%) Java
2 41 (38.32%) C#
3 33 (30.84%) SQL
4 27 (25.23%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.21%) T-SQL
6 10 (9.35%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.80%) Scala
7 3 (2.80%) PHP
7 3 (2.80%) Python
7 3 (2.80%) C++
7 3 (2.80%) Delphi
8 2 (1.87%) Perl
8 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.93%) VB6
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (35.51%) Security Cleared
2 33 (30.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.74%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.87%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.61%) HL7
3 2 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.74%) Puppet
2 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.87%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) SELinux
4 1 (0.93%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 31 (28.97%) Oracle
2 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.67%) Twitter
4 4 (3.74%) HP
5 3 (2.80%) Sun
5 3 (2.80%) IBM
6 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.87%) Mapinfo
6 2 (1.87%) ESRI
7 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow