The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 48 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 14 59 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.54% 7.40% 4.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.22% 20.42% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 42 21
Median daily rate £465 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £305 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.71%
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
194 289 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 35.14% 36.26% 29.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 204 159
Median daily rate £388 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £42.90 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -29 13 £465 +9.41% 2
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (84.00%) Java
2 21 (84.00%) XML
3 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (72.00%) Security Cleared
5 17 (68.00%) SC Cleared
6 16 (64.00%) JIRA
7 15 (60.00%) Scrum
7 15 (60.00%) HTML
8 14 (56.00%) TDD
9 13 (52.00%) Subversion
9 13 (52.00%) Document Management
9 13 (52.00%) Selenium
9 13 (52.00%) JSF
9 13 (52.00%) SQL
9 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
10 12 (48.00%) Visual Studio
11 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (44.00%) Spring
11 11 (44.00%) jQuery
11 11 (44.00%) JBoss
11 11 (44.00%) JUnit
11 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
11 11 (44.00%) .NET
11 11 (44.00%) DbUnit
11 11 (44.00%) Spock
11 11 (44.00%) JSTS
12 10 (40.00%) REST
12 10 (40.00%) Splunk
12 10 (40.00%) Hudson

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (44.00%) JBoss
2 10 (40.00%) Confluence
2 10 (40.00%) FileNet
2 10 (40.00%) LiveCycle
3 8 (32.00%) IIS
4 7 (28.00%) GeoServer
4 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
5 5 (20.00%) MQSeries
6 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Gliffy
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (32.00%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) JIRA
2 13 (52.00%) Selenium
2 13 (52.00%) Subversion
3 12 (48.00%) Visual Studio
4 11 (44.00%) DbUnit
4 11 (44.00%) JUnit
4 11 (44.00%) Spock
5 10 (40.00%) Ant
5 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (40.00%) Hudson
5 10 (40.00%) Maven
6 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (20.00%) JMeter
8 4 (16.00%) Burp Suite
9 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
10 1 (4.00%) Ranorex
10 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
10 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Architect
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) XML
2 15 (60.00%) HTML
3 13 (52.00%) JSF
4 11 (44.00%) .NET
4 11 (44.00%) jQuery
4 11 (44.00%) JSTS
4 11 (44.00%) Spring
5 10 (40.00%) REST
6 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
7 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (28.00%) Dojo
7 7 (28.00%) J2EE
7 7 (28.00%) Java EE
7 7 (28.00%) Java SE
7 7 (28.00%) JPA
7 7 (28.00%) JRules
7 7 (28.00%) XSD
8 6 (24.00%) OpenLayers
9 4 (16.00%) EJB
9 4 (16.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Replication
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Scrum
3 14 (56.00%) TDD
4 13 (52.00%) Document Management
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (24.00%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (24.00%) Workflow
7 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Use Case
7 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (20.00%) V-Model
7 5 (20.00%) Volume Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
8 4 (16.00%) System Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Java
2 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (52.00%) SQL
4 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (16.00%) C#
6 3 (12.00%) C
6 3 (12.00%) PHP
6 3 (12.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (68.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) BC Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.00%) MCAD
5 1 (4.00%) MCSD
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Adobe
1 10 (40.00%) ILOG
1 10 (40.00%) Splunk
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Kofax
4 5 (20.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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