The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 63 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 5 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% 0.49% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.13% 2.04% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 14
Average daily rate
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£363 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £390 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +26.02%
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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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
235 147 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.54% 23.98% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 109 117
Average daily rate £360 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Average hourly rate £37.25 £17.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.85% -63.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £17.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Bristol region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (93.75%) REST
2 12 (75.00%) Web Services
3 11 (68.75%) Java
4 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) Spring
4 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (62.50%) Apache CXF
5 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
6 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) PHP
6 5 (31.25%) HTML
6 5 (31.25%) CSS
7 4 (25.00%) J2EE
7 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Refactoring
7 4 (25.00%) Time Management
8 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 3 (18.75%) Android
8 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
8 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
8 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (18.75%) Ajax
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
8 3 (18.75%) .NET
8 3 (18.75%) C#
8 3 (18.75%) C++
9 2 (12.50%) LAMP

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) REST
2 12 (75.00%) Web Services
3 10 (62.50%) Spring
3 10 (62.50%) Apache CXF
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) J2EE
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) LAMP
7 2 (12.50%) Symfony
8 1 (6.25%) XML
8 1 (6.25%) WSDL
8 1 (6.25%) XML-RPC
8 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Android
1 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
1 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 4 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle