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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 19 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 64 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.25% 4.41% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.92% 14.94% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 8
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£425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £307 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +45.83%
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
292 241 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.63% 29.53% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 164 62
Average daily rate £388 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 +14 54 £425 +6.25% 4
West Wales - 4 £460 -
North Wales - 1 £350 -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 62 (87.32%) XML
2 52 (73.24%) Web Services
3 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (57.75%) REST
4 37 (52.11%) C#
4 37 (52.11%) SQL Server
5 36 (50.70%) Scrum
6 35 (49.30%) Unit Testing
7 33 (46.48%) .NET
8 30 (42.25%) ASP.NET
9 28 (39.44%) Security Cleared
9 28 (39.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (36.62%) TDD
11 25 (35.21%) BDD
12 24 (33.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (33.80%) SC Cleared
12 24 (33.80%) MVC
12 24 (33.80%) Visual Studio
13 23 (32.39%) IIS
14 22 (30.99%) SQL
14 22 (30.99%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (30.99%) .NET Framework
15 21 (29.58%) Java
16 16 (22.54%) SOA
16 16 (22.54%) Spring
16 16 (22.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 16 (22.54%) WebSphere
17 15 (21.13%) Hibernate
17 15 (21.13%) Tomcat
17 15 (21.13%) JBoss

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (32.39%) IIS
2 16 (22.54%) WebSphere
3 15 (21.13%) Tomcat
3 15 (21.13%) JBoss
4 5 (7.04%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.82%) Node.js
5 2 (2.82%) nginx
5 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.82%) Apache
5 2 (2.82%) ArcGIS
5 2 (2.82%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) HTTP
2 3 (4.23%) LDAP
3 1 (1.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (52.11%) SQL Server
2 28 (39.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.41%) MySQL
8 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 24 (33.80%) Visual Studio
2 22 (30.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (16.90%) Eclipse
3 12 (16.90%) Subversion
4 11 (15.49%) Cucumber
5 7 (9.86%) SoapUI
6 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.82%) JMeter
9 1 (1.41%) Maven
9 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.04%) Back Office
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (78.87%) Developer
2 25 (35.21%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.13%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.27%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Tester
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Tester
7 3 (4.23%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.82%) AWS Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.82%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Performance Tester
8 2 (2.82%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (87.32%) XML
2 52 (73.24%) Web Services
3 41 (57.75%) REST
4 33 (46.48%) .NET
5 30 (42.25%) ASP.NET
6 24 (33.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (30.99%) .NET Framework
8 16 (22.54%) Spring
9 15 (21.13%) Hibernate
10 13 (18.31%) MyBatis
11 12 (16.90%) Java SE
11 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (12.68%) RESTful
13 8 (11.27%) HTML
14 4 (5.63%) Java EE
14 4 (5.63%) JSON
14 4 (5.63%) CSS
14 4 (5.63%) JSP
14 4 (5.63%) XML Messaging
15 3 (4.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) User Experience
2 5 (7.04%) NHS
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) GIS
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Java Card
5 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) UNIX
2 6 (8.45%) Linux
3 5 (7.04%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.70%) Scrum
3 35 (49.30%) Unit Testing
4 26 (36.62%) TDD
5 25 (35.21%) BDD
6 24 (33.80%) MVC
7 16 (22.54%) SOA
8 6 (8.45%) Open Source
8 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.45%) ETL
9 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.63%) Test Management
10 4 (5.63%) Use Case
10 4 (5.63%) Information Security
11 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.23%) Service Management
11 3 (4.23%) DSDM
11 3 (4.23%) RUP
11 3 (4.23%) ITIL
11 3 (4.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) C#
2 22 (30.99%) SQL
3 21 (29.58%) Java
4 11 (15.49%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.63%) C++
5 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.23%) PHP
6 3 (4.23%) Delphi
6 3 (4.23%) Scala
7 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.82%) Perl
7 2 (2.82%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) VB6
8 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) VB
8 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (39.44%) Security Cleared
2 24 (33.80%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.23%) HL7
3 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.41%) Puppet
2 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.41%) Ansible
2 1 (1.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) Business Objects
3 5 (7.04%) HP
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.23%) IBM
5 3 (4.23%) Sun
6 2 (2.82%) Mapinfo
6 2 (2.82%) ESRI
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.41%) Sybase
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