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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 54 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.65% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 2.67% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.89%
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
166 150 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.59% 24.19% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 89 90
Average daily rate £360 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 24 November 2014.

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 November 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Kindle
3 4 (50.00%) XSD
3 4 (50.00%) EAI
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 4 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 4 (50.00%) WSDL
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 4 (50.00%) Middleware
4 3 (37.50%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
5 2 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) MVVM
5 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (25.00%) MCITP

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Magento Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) XSD
3 4 (50.00%) WSDL
3 4 (50.00%) Middleware
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Itk
5 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
5 1 (12.50%) XML-RPC
5 1 (12.50%) WinForms
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) EAI
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (12.50%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
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