The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 20 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 20 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.33% 1.55% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.90% 10.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Median daily rate £590 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.71%
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
59 56 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.67% 14.51% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 41
Median daily rate £513 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £613 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton +11 11 £600 +118.18%
Dunstable - 1 £608 -
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 32 (94.12%) SOA
2 28 (82.35%) REST
3 27 (79.41%) C#
4 26 (76.47%) .NET
4 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 26 (76.47%) Software Engineering
5 22 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (64.71%) Reverse Engineering
6 21 (61.76%) Microservices
7 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (50.00%) Middleware
9 15 (44.12%) Low Latency
10 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (41.18%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (35.29%) Red Hat
11 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
11 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
11 12 (35.29%) User Stories
12 11 (32.35%) WCF
13 10 (29.41%) JBoss
14 9 (26.47%) TDD
15 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
16 7 (20.59%) AOP
16 7 (20.59%) Data Transformation
17 6 (17.65%) Confluence
17 6 (17.65%) Atlassian
17 6 (17.65%) JIRA
18 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
18 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
18 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 10 (29.41%) JBoss
2 6 (17.65%) Confluence
3 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.88%) Mule
5 2 (5.88%) NetWeaver
6 1 (2.94%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) Architect
3 13 (38.24%) Technical Architect
4 12 (35.29%) Senior Developer
5 10 (29.41%) Designer
6 9 (26.47%) Senior Designer
7 6 (17.65%) .NET Designer
8 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
8 5 (14.71%) Integration Architect
8 5 (14.71%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (14.71%) SOA Designer
9 4 (11.76%) SOA Developer
10 3 (8.82%) Integration Developer
10 3 (8.82%) Messaging Architect
10 3 (8.82%) Messaging Developer
10 3 (8.82%) Middleware Architect
10 3 (8.82%) Middleware Developer
10 3 (8.82%) Senior Architect
10 3 (8.82%) TIBCO Developer
11 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (82.35%) REST
2 26 (76.47%) .NET
3 17 (50.00%) Middleware
4 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (32.35%) WCF
6 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
6 5 (14.71%) Web Services
6 5 (14.71%) XML
7 3 (8.82%) JSON
7 3 (8.82%) RESTful
8 2 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (5.88%) BAPI
8 2 (5.88%) MSMQ
8 2 (5.88%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (5.88%) SAP PI
8 2 (5.88%) SAPUI5
8 2 (5.88%) WSDL
9 1 (2.94%) Apache Camel
9 1 (2.94%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (41.18%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) SOA
2 26 (76.47%) Software Engineering
3 22 (64.71%) Reverse Engineering
4 21 (61.76%) Microservices
5 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (44.12%) Low Latency
7 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
7 12 (35.29%) User Stories
8 9 (26.47%) TDD
9 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
10 7 (20.59%) AOP
10 7 (20.59%) Data Transformation
11 3 (8.82%) CRM
11 3 (8.82%) Migration
12 2 (5.88%) BPEL
12 2 (5.88%) ERP
12 2 (5.88%) High Availability
12 2 (5.88%) Information Security
12 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
13 1 (2.94%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) ABAP
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 6 (17.65%) Atlassian
4 5 (14.71%) IBM
4 5 (14.71%) SAP
5 4 (11.76%) TIBCO
6 3 (8.82%) BEA
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (2.94%) Apigee
8 1 (2.94%) Mashery
8 1 (2.94%) WSO2