The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 28 June 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 47 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 -28  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 13 11 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.11% 1.99% 8.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.28% 7.97% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 55
Median daily rate £350 £478 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.70% +12.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £364 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.14 £44.00
% change year-on-year +28.47% -29.23%  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 157 138 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.45% 24.91% 33.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 335 973
Median daily rate £370 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £41.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.24% -24.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.19 £38.25 £52.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £44.75 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Wales

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Wales

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP 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 28 June 2017. 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 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 +3 13 £350 -26.70% 2
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 11 (64.71%) XML
2 9 (52.94%) SoapUI
3 8 (47.06%) .NET
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) C++
4 7 (41.18%) XSLT
4 7 (41.18%) ITIL
4 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
4 7 (41.18%) Web Services
4 7 (41.18%) IBM
4 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) Migration
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
4 7 (41.18%) HL7
4 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (41.18%) Release Management
4 7 (41.18%) Data Migration
5 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 6 (35.29%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (35.29%) jQuery
5 6 (35.29%) JCAPS
5 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (35.29%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (35.29%) Entity Framework
5 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
5 6 (35.29%) LINQ

SOAP
Co-occurring 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 6 (35.29%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (35.29%) JCAPS
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
2 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) SoapUI
2 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
3 4 (23.53%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
1 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Lead Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Team Leader
2 5 (29.41%) Test Leader
2 5 (29.41%) Test Team Leader
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) XML
2 8 (47.06%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 7 (41.18%) XSLT
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
4 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (35.29%) Entity Framework
4 6 (35.29%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (35.29%) jQuery
4 6 (35.29%) LINQ
5 5 (29.41%) WCF
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Spring
7 1 (5.88%) Code First Entity Framework
7 1 (5.88%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) Kafka
7 1 (5.88%) RESTful
7 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Data Migration
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
1 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) Release Management
1 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) OOP
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Informatics
4 4 (23.53%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) HL7
2 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) IBM
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Fiorano
2 6 (35.29%) InterSystems
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 6 days ago