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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 25 41
Contract jobs citing SOAP 0 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 4.38% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 20.00% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £588 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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
60 70 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.90% 21.88% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 52
Median daily rate £375 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
4 1 (25.00%) iSeries
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) BEA
4 1 (25.00%) FTP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessWorks

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 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
4 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) BEA
3 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP