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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 23 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing SOAP 13 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.85% 1.31% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.29% 7.94% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate £588 £538 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -1.53%
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
85 63 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.15% 16.54% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 51 31
Average daily rate £390 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £638 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 10 £588 +34.28% 1
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (93.33%) SOA
1 28 (93.33%) REST
2 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (86.67%) Software Engineering
3 25 (83.33%) C#
4 24 (80.00%) .NET
4 24 (80.00%) Low Latency
5 23 (76.67%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (76.67%) Reverse Engineering
6 20 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 20 (66.67%) WCF
7 19 (63.33%) Microservices
8 14 (46.67%) MSMQ
8 14 (46.67%) Data Transformation
9 11 (36.67%) Confluence
9 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
9 11 (36.67%) Atlassian
9 11 (36.67%) JIRA
10 10 (33.33%) Data Modelling
11 9 (30.00%) TDD
12 8 (26.67%) AOP
12 8 (26.67%) Mule
12 8 (26.67%) Middleware
12 8 (26.67%) SQL
12 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
13 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
13 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (23.33%) WSO2
13 7 (23.33%) Open Source

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (36.67%) Confluence
2 8 (26.67%) Mule
3 7 (23.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (16.67%) JBoss
5 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (6.67%) NetWeaver
5 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Architect
2 18 (60.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Integration Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Data Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Messaging Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Designer
5 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Designer
5 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Architect
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Architect
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) REST
2 24 (80.00%) .NET
3 20 (66.67%) WCF
4 14 (46.67%) MSMQ
5 8 (26.67%) Middleware
6 7 (23.33%) Apache Camel
7 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (6.67%) BAPI
9 2 (6.67%) SAP Fiori
9 2 (6.67%) SAP PI
9 2 (6.67%) SAPUI5
9 2 (6.67%) Web Services
9 2 (6.67%) WSDL
9 2 (6.67%) XML
10 1 (3.33%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (76.67%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) SOA
2 26 (86.67%) Software Engineering
3 24 (80.00%) Low Latency
4 23 (76.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 19 (63.33%) Microservices
6 14 (46.67%) Data Transformation
7 10 (33.33%) Data Modelling
8 9 (30.00%) TDD
9 8 (26.67%) AOP
10 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (23.33%) Open Source
11 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
11 4 (13.33%) User Stories
12 2 (6.67%) BPEL
12 2 (6.67%) ERP
12 2 (6.67%) Information Security
12 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
13 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
13 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) C#
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Atlassian
3 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (23.33%) WSO2
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Apigee
5 1 (3.33%) Mashery
5 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
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