The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 48 54 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing SOAP 11 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.65% 0.34% 2.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.38% 1.83% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Average daily rate £500 £325 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -22.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £325 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -1.53%
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
149 109 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.34% 18.35% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 71 69
Average daily rate £325 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 15 (88.24%) Web Services
2 14 (82.35%) Java
3 12 (70.59%) REST
4 11 (64.71%) XML
5 10 (58.82%) SOA
5 10 (58.82%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (52.94%) .NET
6 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (47.06%) XPath
7 8 (47.06%) CRM
7 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
7 8 (47.06%) DTS
7 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
7 8 (47.06%) VB
7 8 (47.06%) HTML
7 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
7 8 (47.06%) EDI
7 8 (47.06%) ERP
7 8 (47.06%) EAI
7 8 (47.06%) HTML5
7 8 (47.06%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (41.18%) Analytics
8 7 (41.18%) Software Architecture
8 7 (41.18%) Degree
8 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
9 5 (29.41%) Oracle
9 5 (29.41%) Project Management
9 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (23.53%) Service Management
10 4 (23.53%) Jenkins

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 10 (58.82%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
2 8 (47.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) WildFly
4 1 (5.88%) Mule
4 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (47.06%) DTS
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.76%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
2 7 (41.18%) Applications Architect
3 6 (35.29%) Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Architect
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SOA Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) Web Services
2 12 (70.59%) REST
3 11 (64.71%) XML
4 9 (52.94%) .NET
5 8 (47.06%) EDI
5 8 (47.06%) HTML
5 8 (47.06%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) J2EE
6 3 (17.65%) Spring
7 2 (11.76%) JPA
8 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
8 1 (5.88%) Apache CXF
8 1 (5.88%) EJB
8 1 (5.88%) Java EE
8 1 (5.88%) RESTful
8 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) SOA
2 8 (47.06%) CRM
2 8 (47.06%) EAI
2 8 (47.06%) ERP
3 7 (41.18%) Analytics
3 7 (41.18%) Software Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) Workflow
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) BPR
8 1 (5.88%) ITIL
8 1 (5.88%) Migration
8 1 (5.88%) Open Source
8 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) SDLC
8 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) VB
2 8 (47.06%) XPath
3 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) ATG
3 1 (5.88%) Demandware
3 1 (5.88%) hybris
3 1 (5.88%) Northgate
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Talend
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
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