The first table below looks at the demand for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Basingstoke region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 21 11 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Contract jobs citing SOAP 15 51 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.88% 21.16% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.81% 45.95% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 39 2
Average daily rate £346 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £320 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £392 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
63 111 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 28.90% 46.06% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 69 29
Average daily rate £375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £39.25 £39.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.13 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SOAP
Hampshire

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Basingstoke region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 21 (95.45%) Web Services
2 19 (86.36%) XML
3 18 (81.82%) SoapUI
4 17 (77.27%) WebSphere
4 17 (77.27%) SOA
4 17 (77.27%) Middleware
5 14 (63.64%) Test Scripting
5 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
5 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
6 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
7 11 (50.00%) .NET
7 11 (50.00%) Test Strategy
8 9 (40.91%) IIS
8 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
9 5 (22.73%) ISEB
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) XSD
10 4 (18.18%) XSLT
11 3 (13.64%) Bugzilla
11 3 (13.64%) C#
11 3 (13.64%) Java
11 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
11 3 (13.64%) UNIX
11 3 (13.64%) Windows
11 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
12 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
12 2 (9.09%) Web Development
12 2 (9.09%) XPath
12 2 (9.09%) JSON
12 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (77.27%) WebSphere
2 9 (40.91%) IIS
2 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
1 2 (9.09%) FTP
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) SoapUI
2 3 (13.64%) Bugzilla
3 2 (9.09%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) LoadUI
3 2 (9.09%) Hudson
3 2 (9.09%) Ant
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Test Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) Test Manager
4 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Server Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) Web Services
2 19 (86.36%) XML
3 17 (77.27%) Middleware
4 11 (50.00%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) XSD
5 4 (18.18%) XSLT
6 2 (9.09%) JSON
6 2 (9.09%) REST
6 2 (9.09%) WSDL
6 2 (9.09%) XML Schema
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE
7 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (4.55%) LAMP
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.55%) CSS
7 1 (4.55%) HTML
7 1 (4.55%) Ajax
7 1 (4.55%) jQuery
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) DataPower
1 2 (9.09%) HACMP
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) AIX
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Debian
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) SOA
2 14 (63.64%) Test Scripting
3 11 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) XPath
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
3 2 (9.09%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) Jython
4 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) ISEB
3 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (9.09%) WMI
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (9.09%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) IBM
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat