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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 38 37 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.85% 1.61% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.45% 13.33% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £350 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +35.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.88% +21.42%
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
55 45 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.58% 12.06% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 68
Median daily rate £425 £369 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 August 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 August 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
Bedford -2 2 £313 -16.66%
Luton -5 1 £485 -15.65%
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (86.96%) SOA
2 17 (73.91%) REST
3 16 (69.57%) C#
4 15 (65.22%) .NET
4 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
4 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
5 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (52.17%) Middleware
6 12 (52.17%) Reverse Engineering
6 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (52.17%) Microservices
7 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
8 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
9 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (30.43%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (30.43%) User Stories
10 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
10 7 (30.43%) TDD
11 6 (26.09%) WCF
12 5 (21.74%) Low Latency
12 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
12 5 (21.74%) IBM
12 5 (21.74%) JBoss
13 4 (17.39%) XML
13 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
13 4 (17.39%) JIRA
13 4 (17.39%) AOP
14 3 (13.04%) RESTful
14 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (13.04%) Selenium

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 5 (21.74%) JBoss
1 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.70%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (4.35%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.35%) Appium
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Mocha
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Architect
3 8 (34.78%) Senior Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Technical Architect
4 6 (26.09%) Designer
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Designer
6 4 (17.39%) .NET Designer
6 4 (17.39%) SOA Designer
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Integration Architect
7 3 (13.04%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (13.04%) Middleware Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Architect
7 3 (13.04%) SOA Developer
7 3 (13.04%) TIBCO Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Messaging Architect
8 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) REST
2 15 (65.22%) .NET
3 12 (52.17%) Middleware
4 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (26.09%) WCF
6 4 (17.39%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
7 3 (13.04%) JSON
7 3 (13.04%) RESTful
7 3 (13.04%) Web Services
8 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (8.70%) MSMQ
9 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
9 1 (4.35%) Java RMI
9 1 (4.35%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (30.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) SOA
2 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) Microservices
4 12 (52.17%) Reverse Engineering
5 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
6 7 (30.43%) TDD
6 7 (30.43%) User Stories
7 5 (21.74%) Low Latency
8 4 (17.39%) AOP
8 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
9 3 (13.04%) CRM
10 2 (8.70%) Data Transformation
10 2 (8.70%) Defect Tracking
10 2 (8.70%) High Availability
10 2 (8.70%) Migration
10 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
11 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
11 1 (4.35%) Re-Platforming
11 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) SDET
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
3 5 (21.74%) IBM
4 3 (13.04%) BEA
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) SAP
4 3 (13.04%) TIBCO
5 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
5 2 (8.70%) Xamarin
6 1 (4.35%) WSO2