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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 49 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 10 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.69% 1.42% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.85% 5.96% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Median daily rate £390 £500 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.62%

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
171 151 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.93% 23.74% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 105 72
Median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 15 (83.33%) Web Services
2 13 (72.22%) REST
3 10 (55.56%) HTML
4 9 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (50.00%) CSS
5 8 (44.44%) XML
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) Spring
7 4 (22.22%) Ajax
7 4 (22.22%) Java EE
7 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 4 (22.22%) JMS
7 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) JUnit
8 3 (16.67%) XSLT
8 3 (16.67%) OO
8 3 (16.67%) MVC
8 3 (16.67%) SOA
8 3 (16.67%) JIRA
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Web Development
8 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow

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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
1 3 (16.67%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) DbUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) jMock
2 2 (11.11%) Mockito
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.56%) PhpStorm
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Developer
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Magento Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) Web Services
2 13 (72.22%) REST
3 10 (55.56%) HTML
4 9 (50.00%) CSS
5 8 (44.44%) XML
6 6 (33.33%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) Ajax
7 4 (22.22%) Java EE
7 4 (22.22%) JMS
7 4 (22.22%) Spring
8 3 (16.67%) XSLT
9 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
9 2 (11.11%) JDBC
9 2 (11.11%) PowerMock
9 2 (11.11%) RESTful
9 2 (11.11%) Servlets
9 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
9 2 (11.11%) Struts
9 2 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) API Development
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) XQuery
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Zend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago