Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 45 23
Rank change year-on-year +13 -22 +20
Contract jobs citing SOAP 31 8 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.85% 1.41% 8.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.98% 5.67% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 61
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £418 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.17% +39.17% -25.00%
10th Percentile £254 £362 £200
90th Percentile £420 £523 £425
South Wales median daily rate £360 £400 £320
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £21.00
South Wales median hourly rate - - £39.75

SOAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 194 141 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 30.36% 24.87% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 107 242
Cardiff median daily rate £367 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +17.42% -5.71%
10th Percentile £254 £263 £219
90th Percentile £475 £525 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £365
% change year-on-year -11.76% +16.44% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +43.33% -89.66%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £10.15
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £20.25
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.63% +34.38% -36.00%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Cardiff

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOAP in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Cardiff

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Cardiff over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 26 (83.87%) SQL Server
1 26 (83.87%) XML
1 26 (83.87%) HL7
2 17 (54.84%) SoapUI
2 17 (54.84%) Migration
3 16 (51.61%) VMware
3 16 (51.61%) Fiorano
3 16 (51.61%) XSLT
3 16 (51.61%) C++
3 16 (51.61%) JCAPS
3 16 (51.61%) Data Migration
4 15 (48.39%) Release Management
4 15 (48.39%) IBM Integration Bus
4 15 (48.39%) IBM
4 15 (48.39%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (48.39%) InterSystems
4 15 (48.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (48.39%) WebSphere
5 14 (45.16%) Service Delivery
5 14 (45.16%) Web Services
5 14 (45.16%) ITIL
6 13 (41.94%) SQL
6 13 (41.94%) C#
6 13 (41.94%) .NET
6 13 (41.94%) Degree
6 13 (41.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (35.48%) MVC
8 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
9 10 (32.26%) Project Management

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 16 (51.61%) JCAPS
2 15 (48.39%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (48.39%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (83.87%) SQL Server
2 15 (48.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) SoapUI
2 13 (41.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
4 3 (9.68%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.23%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
1 10 (32.26%) Team Leader
1 10 (32.26%) Test Analyst
1 10 (32.26%) Test Leader
1 10 (32.26%) Test Team Leader
2 9 (29.03%) Lead Test Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Architect
4 7 (22.58%) Data Architect
4 7 (22.58%) Technical Architect
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Architect
6 5 (16.13%) Developer
7 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
8 3 (9.68%) TOGAF Architect
9 2 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Integration Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) Integration Test Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) XML
2 16 (51.61%) XSLT
3 15 (48.39%) IBM Integration Bus
4 14 (45.16%) Web Services
5 13 (41.94%) .NET
6 9 (29.03%) RESTful
7 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
7 5 (16.13%) jQuery
8 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
8 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
8 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
8 4 (12.90%) LINQ
9 3 (9.68%) WCF
10 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (3.23%) Ajax
11 1 (3.23%) Angular 2
11 1 (3.23%) CSS
11 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) NHS
1 9 (29.03%) N-Tier
2 3 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Migration
2 16 (51.61%) Data Migration
3 15 (48.39%) Release Management
4 14 (45.16%) ITIL
4 14 (45.16%) Service Delivery
5 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (35.48%) MVC
7 10 (32.26%) Performance Analysis
7 10 (32.26%) PRINCE2
7 10 (32.26%) Project Management
8 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (29.03%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (29.03%) SDLC
8 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
9 8 (25.81%) High Availability
10 7 (22.58%) Data Modelling
11 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
11 6 (19.35%) Service Management
12 4 (12.90%) OOP
12 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) C++
2 13 (41.94%) C#
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Degree
2 10 (32.26%) ISTQB
2 10 (32.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (83.87%) HL7
2 4 (12.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Fiorano
1 16 (51.61%) VMware
2 15 (48.39%) IBM
2 15 (48.39%) InterSystems
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (29.03%) RedGate