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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 61 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 8 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.05% 0.98% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.33% 3.96% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £393 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.89 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.20% +2.85%
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
150 202 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.61% 24.72% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 147 108
Median daily rate £335 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -52.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

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
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 16 (80.00%) Web Services
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 12 (60.00%) REST
4 11 (55.00%) XML
5 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 9 (45.00%) .NET
6 8 (40.00%) SOA
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (30.00%) Subversion
8 6 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) C#
9 5 (25.00%) Unix
9 5 (25.00%) CSS
9 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 5 (25.00%) XPath
9 5 (25.00%) HTML5
10 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (20.00%) Spring
10 4 (20.00%) Ajax
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (20.00%) Degree
10 4 (20.00%) Project Management
10 4 (20.00%) CRM
10 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 4 (20.00%) DTS
10 4 (20.00%) EDI
10 4 (20.00%) ERP

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 6 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (15.00%) JBoss
3 3 (15.00%) WildFly
4 2 (10.00%) Mule
5 1 (5.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) DTS
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Subversion
2 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) SonarQube
3 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Architect
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Senior BizTalk Developer
7 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SOA Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) Web Services
2 12 (60.00%) REST
3 11 (55.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) CSS
5 5 (25.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) Ajax
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (20.00%) EDI
6 4 (20.00%) Spring
7 3 (15.00%) J2EE
7 3 (15.00%) JSON
7 3 (15.00%) WCF
8 2 (10.00%) JPA
8 2 (10.00%) jQuery
9 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.00%) Apache CXF
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) SOA
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) CRM
3 4 (20.00%) EAI
3 4 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Functional Programming
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) XPath
4 4 (20.00%) VB
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.00%) Groovy
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) PHP 5
7 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Talend