The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 65 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.90% 0.82% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 3.30% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £458 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.08% +8.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £44.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +15.71%
SOAP
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
238 182 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.43% 24.93% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 121 112
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Birmingham region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Birmingham region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 12 (75.00%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) REST
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) SOA
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 5 (31.25%) Subversion
5 5 (31.25%) Ajax
6 4 (25.00%) Unix
6 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (18.75%) MySQL
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) Spring
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) JSON
7 3 (18.75%) WCF
7 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) Mule
1 2 (12.50%) WildFly
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
4 2 (12.50%) SonarQube
4 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Azure Developer
6 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior BizTalk Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) REST
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) Ajax
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) JSON
6 3 (18.75%) Spring
6 3 (18.75%) WCF
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 2 (12.50%) J2EE
7 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) SOA
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Programming
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) API Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Application Rationalisation
5 1 (6.25%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Insight
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Groovy
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) PHP 5
6 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.25%) VBScript
6 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Sun Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.25%) CODA
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.25%) Talend