Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 75 44
Rank change year-on-year +5 -31 +11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 18 18 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.50% 1.56% 5.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.52% 5.73% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 55
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £168 £218 £254
90th Percentile £438 £429 £445
Wales median daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South Wales median hourly rate - - £39.75
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 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 326 314 430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.08% 27.21% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 240 343
South Wales median daily rate £400 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% +2.86%
10th Percentile £283 £200 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £473
Wales median daily rate £420 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -1.18% +17.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £21.50 £52.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.81% -58.67% +60.08%
10th Percentile £32.50 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £21.50 £69.50
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £20.30 £40.00
% change year-on-year +170.90% -49.24% +23.08%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +2 14 £395 -2.89% 1
Newport +4 2 £400 +3.23% 2
SOAP
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 14 (77.78%) Web Services
1 14 (77.78%) XML
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 10 (55.56%) C#
3 10 (55.56%) .NET
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (50.00%) N-Tier
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (50.00%) HL7
4 9 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (50.00%) RESTful
4 9 (50.00%) RedGate
4 9 (50.00%) SDLC
5 8 (44.44%) High Availability
5 8 (44.44%) MVC
5 8 (44.44%) Degree
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
6 7 (38.89%) Java
7 5 (27.78%) REST
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) User Stories
9 3 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (16.67%) CSS

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 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) JMeter
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Gradle
3 1 (5.56%) Hudson
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) TestNG
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
2 1 (5.56%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Technical Architect
3 7 (38.89%) Data Architect
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Architect
5 5 (27.78%) Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Java Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) TOGAF Architect
7 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) SAP HCM Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) Web Services
1 14 (77.78%) XML
2 10 (55.56%) .NET
3 9 (50.00%) RESTful
4 5 (27.78%) REST
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) Spring
7 1 (5.56%) Ajax
7 1 (5.56%) Angular 2
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.56%) Dropwizard
7 1 (5.56%) HTML5
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) Sass
7 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (16.67%) NHS
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Wallet
4 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon Linux
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (50.00%) SDLC
2 9 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 8 (44.44%) High Availability
3 8 (44.44%) MVC
4 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Data Security
6 2 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) ABAP
5 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) HL7
2 1 (5.56%) GDPR
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) PSD2
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (50.00%) RedGate
2 1 (5.56%) SAP