The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.12% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.64%
SOAP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
52 100 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.76% 19.57% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 62 26
Average daily rate £356 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.53% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 3 £575 - 3
Bedford - 1 £375 -
Shefford - 1 - -
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 9 (75.00%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) TIBCO
3 5 (41.67%) REST
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) CRM
5 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) WSDL
5 3 (25.00%) Informatica
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) Microservices
6 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
6 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) InterSystems
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (16.67%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) REST
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) WSDL
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) JSP
5 2 (16.67%) Servlets
5 2 (16.67%) EJB
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) XSD
6 1 (8.33%) EDI
6 1 (8.33%) WPF
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) CRM
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (16.67%) AOP
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Web Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) EAI
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) MUMPS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) TIBCO
2 3 (25.00%) Informatica
3 2 (16.67%) Pega
3 2 (16.67%) InterSystems
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Lagan
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