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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 63 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 8 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.26% 2.05% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.92% 7.73% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 7
Average daily rate £320 £315 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £285 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -1.53%
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
204 181 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.13% 26.54% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 119 64
Average daily rate £370 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £526 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -83.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 6 £396 +25.79% 9
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 72 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (86.84%) Web Services
3 55 (72.37%) Scrum
4 49 (64.47%) XML
5 43 (56.58%) TDD
6 40 (52.63%) JavaScript
7 39 (51.32%) .NET
8 38 (50.00%) HTML
8 38 (50.00%) ASP.NET
8 38 (50.00%) REST
9 37 (48.68%) Java
9 37 (48.68%) MVC
10 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
10 36 (47.37%) C#
11 35 (46.05%) CSS
11 35 (46.05%) SQL Server
12 33 (43.42%) Spring
12 33 (43.42%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (42.11%) Unit Testing
14 28 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (35.53%) Security Cleared
15 27 (35.53%) Software Engineering
15 27 (35.53%) IIS
15 27 (35.53%) SQL
16 24 (31.58%) SC Cleared
17 22 (28.95%) Subversion
17 22 (28.95%) Hibernate
17 22 (28.95%) XSLT
17 22 (28.95%) OO
17 22 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (35.53%) IIS
2 18 (23.68%) JBoss
3 17 (22.37%) Tomcat
4 10 (13.16%) Confluence
4 10 (13.16%) FileNet
4 10 (13.16%) Mule
5 6 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (5.26%) LiveCycle
7 2 (2.63%) Apache
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) HTTP
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (46.05%) SQL Server
2 22 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.89%) Neo4j
4 6 (7.89%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (28.95%) Subversion
1 22 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (22.37%) Jenkins
3 16 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 13 (17.11%) Eclipse
5 12 (15.79%) Visual Studio
6 11 (14.47%) Selenium
7 10 (13.16%) Hudson
7 10 (13.16%) JIRA
7 10 (13.16%) Maven
7 10 (13.16%) Spock
8 6 (7.89%) Geb
9 4 (5.26%) Ant
9 4 (5.26%) DbUnit
9 4 (5.26%) JUnit
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (6.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (97.37%) Developer
2 36 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 35 (46.05%) Java Developer
4 18 (23.68%) SQL Developer
5 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Agile Developer
8 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Digital Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Senior SQL Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.63%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.63%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (86.84%) Web Services
2 49 (64.47%) XML
3 39 (51.32%) .NET
4 38 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 38 (50.00%) HTML
4 38 (50.00%) REST
5 35 (46.05%) CSS
6 33 (43.42%) Spring
7 28 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (28.95%) Hibernate
8 22 (28.95%) XSLT
9 19 (25.00%) jQuery
10 16 (21.05%) .NET Framework
10 16 (21.05%) Ajax
10 16 (21.05%) Java SE
10 16 (21.05%) XForms
11 15 (19.74%) JPA
12 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 13 (17.11%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) NHS
2 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (72.37%) Scrum
3 43 (56.58%) TDD
4 37 (48.68%) MVC
5 33 (43.42%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (42.11%) Unit Testing
7 27 (35.53%) Software Engineering
8 22 (28.95%) OO
9 16 (21.05%) Data Modelling
9 16 (21.05%) Regression Testing
9 16 (21.05%) Software Testing
9 16 (21.05%) UML
10 11 (14.47%) SOA
10 11 (14.47%) Workflow
11 9 (11.84%) SDLC
12 7 (9.21%) BDD
12 7 (9.21%) Release Management
13 6 (7.89%) DSDM
13 6 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
13 6 (7.89%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 40 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 37 (48.68%) Java
3 36 (47.37%) C#
4 27 (35.53%) SQL
5 15 (19.74%) XPath
6 7 (9.21%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) Security Cleared
2 24 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) HND
4 1 (1.32%) MCAD
4 1 (1.32%) MCSD
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.47%) Atlassian
3 6 (7.89%) Twitter
4 4 (5.26%) Adobe
4 4 (5.26%) ILOG
4 4 (5.26%) Kofax
4 4 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle
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