The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bristol region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 55 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing SOAP 11 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.48% 0.21% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.39% 0.94% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 5
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£375 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -2.85%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
204 106 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.46% 22.04% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 59 124
Average daily rate £375 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
SOAP
South West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 July 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 11 (84.62%) Java
1 11 (84.62%) Web Services
1 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (84.62%) REST
2 10 (76.92%) Apache CXF
2 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Spring
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Time Management
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Refactoring
5 4 (30.77%) J2EE
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 1 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (7.69%) Maven
7 1 (7.69%) Use Case
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
7 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (7.69%) CSS3
7 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
7 1 (7.69%) WSO2
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (7.69%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Java Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Java Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Web Services
1 11 (84.62%) REST
2 10 (76.92%) Apache CXF
2 10 (76.92%) Spring
3 4 (30.77%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) WSDL
5 1 (7.69%) XML-RPC
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Refactoring
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) Use Case
7 1 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) WSO2