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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 51 26 49
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 54 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.68% 6.16% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.74% 22.22% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 43 21
Median daily rate £513 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £204 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £429 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £41.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-22.68% +7.82%
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
107 243 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.26% 27.74% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 185 152
Median daily rate £475 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £41.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -24 4 £513 +105.00% 7
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (91.67%) Java
3 18 (75.00%) XML
3 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 17 (70.83%) SC Cleared
4 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
5 16 (66.67%) Scrum
5 16 (66.67%) JIRA
6 14 (58.33%) HTML
7 13 (54.17%) TDD
7 13 (54.17%) Selenium
7 13 (54.17%) Subversion
7 13 (54.17%) Document Management
8 12 (50.00%) JSF
8 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 12 (50.00%) REST
8 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
9 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
9 11 (45.83%) JUnit
9 11 (45.83%) T-SQL
9 11 (45.83%) .NET
9 11 (45.83%) JBoss
9 11 (45.83%) DbUnit
9 11 (45.83%) Spring
9 11 (45.83%) Spock
9 11 (45.83%) JSTS
10 10 (41.67%) Confluence
10 10 (41.67%) jQuery
10 10 (41.67%) Maven
10 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (45.83%) JBoss
2 10 (41.67%) Confluence
2 10 (41.67%) FileNet
2 10 (41.67%) LiveCycle
3 7 (29.17%) GeoServer
3 7 (29.17%) IIS
3 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
4 5 (20.83%) MQSeries
5 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Gliffy
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) JIRA
2 13 (54.17%) Selenium
2 13 (54.17%) Subversion
3 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 11 (45.83%) DbUnit
4 11 (45.83%) JUnit
4 11 (45.83%) Spock
5 10 (41.67%) Ant
5 10 (41.67%) Hudson
5 10 (41.67%) Maven
6 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (20.83%) JMeter
8 4 (16.67%) Burp Suite
9 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
10 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (4.17%) LoadUI
11 1 (4.17%) Ranorex
11 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Lead Designer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (4.17%) SOA Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) XML
2 14 (58.33%) HTML
3 12 (50.00%) JSF
3 12 (50.00%) REST
4 11 (45.83%) .NET
4 11 (45.83%) JSTS
4 11 (45.83%) Spring
5 10 (41.67%) jQuery
6 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
7 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
7 7 (29.17%) Dojo
7 7 (29.17%) Java EE
7 7 (29.17%) Java SE
7 7 (29.17%) JRules
7 7 (29.17%) XSD
8 6 (25.00%) J2EE
8 6 (25.00%) JPA
8 6 (25.00%) OpenLayers
9 5 (20.83%) Middleware
10 3 (12.50%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Replication
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Scrum
3 13 (54.17%) Document Management
3 13 (54.17%) TDD
4 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
6 5 (20.83%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
6 5 (20.83%) SOA
6 5 (20.83%) Use Case
6 5 (20.83%) V-Model
6 5 (20.83%) Volume Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Workflow
7 4 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (16.67%) SDLC
7 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) T-SQL
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) C
5 3 (12.50%) PHP
5 3 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (70.83%) SC Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) BC Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Adobe
1 10 (41.67%) ILOG
1 10 (41.67%) Splunk
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Kofax
4 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) Sitecore