The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 44 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 26 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.49% 1.25% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.87% 10.00% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -22.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £307 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £338 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
202 70 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.08% 12.48% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 52 91
Average daily rate £385 £317 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.64% +0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £404 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £40.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
SOAP
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
South Wales +2 22 £398 +20.00% 6
West Wales - - - -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 47 (85.45%) Web Services
2 33 (60.00%) Java
2 33 (60.00%) Maven
3 29 (52.73%) Scrum
4 28 (50.91%) Ant
5 27 (49.09%) Apache Ivy
6 24 (43.64%) SQL
7 23 (41.82%) MVC
7 23 (41.82%) Finance
8 22 (40.00%) REST
9 19 (34.55%) Spring
9 19 (34.55%) XML
10 18 (32.73%) TDD
11 17 (30.91%) Banking
12 16 (29.09%) Hibernate
12 16 (29.09%) Selenium
12 16 (29.09%) Unit Testing
12 16 (29.09%) J2EE
13 15 (27.27%) JUnit
13 15 (27.27%) Oracle
13 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
13 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
13 15 (27.27%) BDD
13 15 (27.27%) Mobile App
14 14 (25.45%) SoapUI
14 14 (25.45%) Struts
14 14 (25.45%) JIRA
15 13 (23.64%) JPA
15 13 (23.64%) .NET
16 12 (21.82%) Spring Web Flow

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (12.73%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) Confluence
2 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.64%) FileNet
3 1 (1.82%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) 2G
1 7 (12.73%) 3G
1 7 (12.73%) 4G
2 3 (5.45%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) Internet
2 3 (5.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (60.00%) Maven
2 28 (50.91%) Ant
3 27 (49.09%) Apache Ivy
4 16 (29.09%) Selenium
5 15 (27.27%) JUnit
6 14 (25.45%) SoapUI
6 14 (25.45%) JIRA
7 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
7 10 (18.18%) eggPlant
7 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
8 8 (14.55%) Subversion
9 7 (12.73%) Toad
9 7 (12.73%) LoadRunner
10 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
10 5 (9.09%) JBehave
10 5 (9.09%) WebDriver
10 5 (9.09%) Mercurial
10 5 (9.09%) Hudson
11 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (41.82%) Finance
2 17 (30.91%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.36%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Team Leader
4 8 (14.55%) Development Team Leader
4 8 (14.55%) Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Java Team Leader
5 7 (12.73%) QA Leader
6 6 (10.91%) Lead Architect
7 5 (9.09%) Test Leader
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Lead Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Automated Test Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Software Team Leader
10 2 (3.64%) J2EE Team Leader
10 2 (3.64%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (85.45%) Web Services
2 22 (40.00%) REST
3 19 (34.55%) Spring
3 19 (34.55%) XML
4 16 (29.09%) Hibernate
4 16 (29.09%) J2EE
5 14 (25.45%) Struts
6 13 (23.64%) JPA
6 13 (23.64%) .NET
7 12 (21.82%) Spring Web Flow
7 12 (21.82%) Java EE
8 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 10 (18.18%) WCF
10 9 (16.36%) JMS
10 9 (16.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (12.73%) J2ME
11 7 (12.73%) WAP
11 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 9 (16.36%) Mathematics
2 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (12.73%) Handset
3 7 (12.73%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (10.91%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (7.27%) Open Source
6 1 (1.82%) iSeries
6 1 (1.82%) AS400
6 1 (1.82%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) UNIX
2 3 (5.45%) Android
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Solaris
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Scrum
2 23 (41.82%) MVC
3 18 (32.73%) TDD
4 16 (29.09%) Unit Testing
5 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 15 (27.27%) BDD
6 10 (18.18%) UML
6 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (16.36%) Mobile Commerce
8 7 (12.73%) Manual Testing
8 7 (12.73%) Regression Testing
9 6 (10.91%) Automation Testing
10 5 (9.09%) Automated Testing
10 5 (9.09%) OO
11 4 (7.27%) SOA
12 3 (5.45%) Test Management
12 3 (5.45%) Release Management
13 2 (3.64%) DevOps
13 2 (3.64%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (60.00%) Java
2 24 (43.64%) SQL
3 11 (20.00%) C#
4 7 (12.73%) Groovy
5 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.45%) XPath
6 3 (5.45%) XQuery
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.36%) Degree
3 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.45%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Oracle
2 10 (18.18%) HP
3 7 (12.73%) Sun
3 7 (12.73%) Apple
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.45%) IBM
6 2 (3.64%) Twitter
7 1 (1.82%) Informatica
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