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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 28 23 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +29
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.45% 4.36% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.44% 20.31% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 1
Median daily rate £494 £588 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.95% +113.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
90 64 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.73% 21.48% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 45 80
Median daily rate £390 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 3 December 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 -1 3 £475 -19.14% 1
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) TIBCO
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Appium
4 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 1 (14.29%) SAP

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 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Appium
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Mocha
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) TIBCO Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Java RMI
4 1 (14.29%) JAX-RS
4 1 (14.29%) JAX-WS
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (14.29%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) TIBCO
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
3 1 (14.29%) BEA
3 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP