Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 69 66
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 -39
Contract jobs citing SOAP 22 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.63% 1.56% 2.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.70% 5.76% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 12
South Wales median daily rate £400 £350 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -24.53% +9.12%
10th Percentile £350 £281 £326
90th Percentile £550 £381 £571
Wales median daily rate £375 £350 £464
% change year-on-year +7.14% -24.53% +9.12%
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 386 295 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 28.59% 26.99% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 239 254
South Wales median daily rate £408 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £307 £238 £281
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
Wales median daily rate £410 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +4.79% +4.33% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -63.54% +39.23%
10th Percentile £32.50 £16.19 £39.02
90th Percentile £77.50 £20.15 £70.25
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 £45.25
% change year-on-year +233.33% -63.54% +39.23%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -14 17 £388 +10.71% 10
SOAP
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 13 (59.09%) REST
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) HTML
4 10 (45.45%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) .NET
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 10 (45.45%) MVC
5 9 (40.91%) TDD
5 9 (40.91%) JSON
5 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
6 8 (36.36%) Selenium
6 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (36.36%) Scrum
6 8 (36.36%) CSS
7 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
8 6 (27.27%) WCF
8 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (27.27%) SQL
8 6 (27.27%) Entity Framework
8 6 (27.27%) Microservices
9 5 (22.73%) React
9 5 (22.73%) TypeScript
9 5 (22.73%) DevOps
9 5 (22.73%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (22.73%) Aurelia

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 4 (18.18%) CMS
1 4 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (4.55%) Anypoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) Hudson
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) JMeter
4 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.55%) Ant
5 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) Maven
5 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) AWS Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Agile Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Angular Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) REST
2 11 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (45.45%) .NET
4 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
4 9 (40.91%) JSON
5 8 (36.36%) CSS
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
7 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (27.27%) Entity Framework
7 6 (27.27%) WCF
8 5 (22.73%) Aurelia
8 5 (22.73%) jQuery
8 5 (22.73%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (22.73%) React
8 5 (22.73%) Web Services
8 5 (22.73%) XML
9 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (13.64%) Dropwizard
10 3 (13.64%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) MVC
3 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
6 6 (27.27%) Microservices
7 5 (22.73%) DevOps
7 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
8 3 (13.64%) BDD
8 3 (13.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (9.09%) API Development
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
9 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 2 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Sitecore
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter