The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Dorset / Bournemouth
Rank 7 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 10.81% 1.03% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.05% 5.00% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £346 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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 Bournemouth region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 51.35% 20.62% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 18
Median daily rate £393 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £283 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

SOAP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Guidewire
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) API Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Toad
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) API Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Guidewire
1 2 (50.00%) HP