Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 18 September 2018 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 49 65
Rank change year-on-year +2 +16 -44
Contract jobs citing SOAP 58 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.35% 2.86% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.95% 10.80% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 23 12
South Wales median daily rate £413 £350 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -20.45% +17.33%
10th Percentile £329 £311 £360
90th Percentile £553 £388 £571
Wales median daily rate £413 £350 £440
% change year-on-year +17.86% -20.45% +11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 448 250 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 33.63% 26.48% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 189 183
South Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £258 £294
90th Percentile £538 £500 £525
Wales median daily rate £413 £389 £400
% change year-on-year +6.11% -2.81% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -56.02% +159.38%
10th Percentile £19.00 £16.19 £38.25
90th Percentile £21.00 £23.39 £44.75
Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year +9.59% -56.02% +64.36%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in South Wales

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in South Wales

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in South Wales over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in South Wales

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 40 £413 +17.86% 4
Newport - 7 £345 - 1
SOAP
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 33 (56.90%) SQL
2 31 (53.45%) Java
3 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (43.10%) REST
5 24 (41.38%) AngularJS
5 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
6 23 (39.66%) Test Automation
7 21 (36.21%) Spring
8 18 (31.03%) C#
8 18 (31.03%) Maven
9 17 (29.31%) Selenium
9 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
10 16 (27.59%) Jenkins
10 16 (27.59%) JUnit
11 15 (25.86%) HTML
11 15 (25.86%) Unit Testing
12 14 (24.14%) Scrum
12 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (24.14%) Node.js
12 14 (24.14%) CSS
13 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
13 13 (22.41%) TDD
13 13 (22.41%) Confluence
13 13 (22.41%) Groovy
13 13 (22.41%) JSON
13 13 (22.41%) JIRA
13 13 (22.41%) Microservices
13 13 (22.41%) Spring Boot
14 12 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 13 (22.41%) Confluence
2 7 (12.07%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.07%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.17%) CMS
3 3 (5.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.45%) Anypoint
4 2 (3.45%) Mule
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.07%) npm
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.72%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) VPN
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.45%) Redis
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (31.03%) Maven
2 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
2 17 (29.31%) Selenium
3 16 (27.59%) Jenkins
3 16 (27.59%) JUnit
4 13 (22.41%) JIRA
5 12 (20.69%) SoapUI
6 7 (12.07%) Artifactory
6 7 (12.07%) SpecFlow
6 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (10.34%) WebDriver
8 5 (8.62%) Cucumber
8 5 (8.62%) Gradle
9 4 (6.90%) Ant
9 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (6.90%) TestNG
9 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
10 3 (5.17%) Subversion
11 2 (3.45%) IntelliJ
12 1 (1.72%) Hudson
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
2 3 (5.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (65.52%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.79%) .NET Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Tester
4 7 (12.07%) Automation Tester
5 6 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Angular Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.45%) MuleSoft Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (1.72%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.72%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) REST
2 24 (41.38%) AngularJS
3 21 (36.21%) Spring
4 15 (25.86%) HTML
5 14 (24.14%) CSS
5 14 (24.14%) Node.js
6 13 (22.41%) JSON
6 13 (22.41%) Spring Boot
7 12 (20.69%) .NET
7 12 (20.69%) Web Services
8 11 (18.97%) J2EE
9 10 (17.24%) Hibernate
9 10 (17.24%) XML
10 8 (13.79%) JMS
11 7 (12.07%) .NET Framework
11 7 (12.07%) CSS3
11 7 (12.07%) HTML5
11 7 (12.07%) JSF
12 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
13 5 (8.62%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
1 5 (8.62%) Unix
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Test Automation
3 15 (25.86%) Unit Testing
4 14 (24.14%) Scrum
5 13 (22.41%) Microservices
5 13 (22.41%) TDD
6 12 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (18.97%) BDD
8 9 (15.52%) MVC
9 7 (12.07%) API Testing
10 6 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (10.34%) Front End Development
10 6 (10.34%) Performance Testing
11 4 (6.90%) DevOps
11 4 (6.90%) SDLC
11 4 (6.90%) Web Application Development
12 3 (5.17%) Continuous Deployment
12 3 (5.17%) Regression Testing
12 3 (5.17%) Software Architecture
13 2 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (56.90%) SQL
2 31 (53.45%) Java
3 18 (31.03%) C#
4 13 (22.41%) Groovy
4 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.79%) Java 8
5 8 (13.79%) Python
6 5 (8.62%) Ruby
7 4 (6.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.72%) Ansible
3 1 (1.72%) Automic
3 1 (1.72%) logstash
3 1 (1.72%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.45%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.72%) Dell
5 1 (1.72%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.72%) Jitterbit
5 1 (1.72%) SnapLogic
5 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.72%) Twitter