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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 17 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 77 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.92% 0.72% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.56% 3.70% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 4 4
Average daily rate
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£380 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £329 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +26.02%
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
252 108 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.47% 19.42% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 69 84
Average daily rate £363 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £21.80 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.56% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £18.99 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 22 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 22 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
West Wales - 31 £338 - 8
South Wales +21 29 £375 +11.11% 7
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 76 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (62.96%) Web Services
3 65 (60.19%) Java
4 60 (55.56%) REST
5 57 (52.78%) XML
6 51 (47.22%) Maven
7 50 (46.30%) Scrum
8 49 (45.37%) Spring
8 49 (45.37%) Open Source
9 45 (41.67%) SQL Server
10 44 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (37.04%) TDD
12 35 (32.41%) Jenkins
13 33 (30.56%) JSON
14 32 (29.63%) MongoDB
15 29 (26.85%) Hibernate
15 29 (26.85%) SQL
16 27 (25.00%) J2EE
16 27 (25.00%) Microsoft
16 27 (25.00%) MVC
17 24 (22.22%) JIRA
17 24 (22.22%) Selenium
18 23 (21.30%) SoapUI
18 23 (21.30%) Oracle
18 23 (21.30%) UML
19 22 (20.37%) Security Cleared
20 21 (19.44%) Relational Database
20 21 (19.44%) .NET
21 20 (18.52%) Ant
21 20 (18.52%) Configuration Management

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 16 (14.81%) FileNet
1 16 (14.81%) Confluence
2 10 (9.26%) IIS
3 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.70%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.04%) AMQP
2 8 (7.41%) Firewall
3 7 (6.48%) HTTP
4 4 (3.70%) 2G
4 4 (3.70%) 4G
4 4 (3.70%) 3G
5 2 (1.85%) SSL
5 2 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (29.63%) MongoDB
3 21 (19.44%) Relational Database
4 16 (14.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (14.81%) NoSQL
5 14 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (7.41%) RDBMS
7 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.85%) MySQL
11 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (47.22%) Maven
2 35 (32.41%) Jenkins
3 24 (22.22%) JIRA
3 24 (22.22%) Selenium
4 23 (21.30%) SoapUI
5 20 (18.52%) Ant
5 20 (18.52%) Subversion
6 19 (17.59%) Apache Ivy
7 18 (16.67%) Hudson
8 15 (13.89%) Cucumber
9 12 (11.11%) JUnit
10 8 (7.41%) Visual Studio
11 7 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (6.48%) eggPlant
12 4 (3.70%) Mercurial
12 4 (3.70%) JBehave
12 4 (3.70%) WebDriver
12 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
12 4 (3.70%) Toad
12 4 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (17.59%) Finance
2 12 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (50.93%) Developer
2 30 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 22 (20.37%) Architect
4 14 (12.96%) Technical Architect
5 12 (11.11%) Analyst
5 12 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 6 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
6 6 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
7 5 (4.63%) Test Leader
7 5 (4.63%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Integration Test Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Lead Architect
8 4 (3.70%) Integration Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) QA Leader
9 3 (2.78%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (62.96%) Web Services
2 60 (55.56%) REST
3 57 (52.78%) XML
4 49 (45.37%) Spring
5 33 (30.56%) JSON
6 29 (26.85%) Hibernate
7 27 (25.00%) J2EE
8 21 (19.44%) .NET
9 19 (17.59%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (15.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (14.81%) AngularJS
11 16 (14.81%) XSLT
11 16 (14.81%) JSF
12 11 (10.19%) JPA
12 11 (10.19%) Apache Camel
13 10 (9.26%) Spring Web Flow
13 10 (9.26%) Spring MVC
13 10 (9.26%) Struts
14 8 (7.41%) .NET Framework
14 8 (7.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (45.37%) Open Source
2 11 (10.19%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (5.56%) Clustering
6 4 (3.70%) Handset
6 4 (3.70%) NHS
6 4 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.93%) AS400
9 1 (0.93%) GIS
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Windows
2 10 (9.26%) UNIX
3 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.70%) Android
5 2 (1.85%) Solaris
5 2 (1.85%) Linux
5 2 (1.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (46.30%) Scrum
3 44 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (37.04%) TDD
5 27 (25.00%) MVC
6 23 (21.30%) UML
7 20 (18.52%) Configuration Management
7 20 (18.52%) DevOps
8 19 (17.59%) OO
9 17 (15.74%) SOA
9 17 (15.74%) Release Management
10 16 (14.81%) RUP
10 16 (14.81%) DSDM
10 16 (14.81%) OOA/OOD
10 16 (14.81%) Pair Programming
11 14 (12.96%) Unit Testing
11 14 (12.96%) BDD
12 13 (12.04%) Waterfall
13 11 (10.19%) Test Scripting
13 11 (10.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 65 (60.19%) Java
2 29 (26.85%) SQL
3 10 (9.26%) C#
4 7 (6.48%) Scala
5 6 (5.56%) Groovy
6 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.85%) XQuery
7 2 (1.85%) XPath
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (6.48%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 27 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.30%) Oracle
3 18 (16.67%) HP
4 17 (15.74%) IBM
5 16 (14.81%) Twitter
6 7 (6.48%) VMware
6 7 (6.48%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.48%) BMC
6 7 (6.48%) JBoss
7 4 (3.70%) Sun
7 4 (3.70%) Apple
8 3 (2.78%) Citrix
9 1 (0.93%) Informatica
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