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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 64 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing SOAP 6 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 1.18% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.41% 4.20% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
Average daily rate
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£353 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.08%
SOAP
South West

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
249 238 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.09% 27.97% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 173 102
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £37.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.83% +112.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) REST
2 11 (64.71%) Web Services
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) XML
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Selenium
5 6 (35.29%) BDD
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) JIRA
7 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (23.53%) QA
7 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (23.53%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
8 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
8 3 (17.65%) NUnit
8 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
8 3 (17.65%) IIS
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) Liferay
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Telnet
2 1 (5.88%) SSH
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQLite
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium IDE
3 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (17.65%) NUnit
4 3 (17.65%) MSTest
4 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (11.76%) JUnit
5 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (11.76%) TestNG
6 1 (5.88%) JBehave
6 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
6 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) AWS Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) ETL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) REST
2 11 (64.71%) Web Services
3 7 (41.18%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.76%) HTML5
8 2 (11.76%) RESTful
8 2 (11.76%) Spring
8 2 (11.76%) CSS3
8 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
8 2 (11.76%) Sass
8 2 (11.76%) LESS
8 2 (11.76%) Ember.js
8 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.76%) Express
8 2 (11.76%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
1 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) BDD
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
6 2 (11.76%) Content Management
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.88%) ETL Development
7 1 (5.88%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
4 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
1 1 (5.88%) Zenoss
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (5.88%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Appcelerator
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) BMC
3 1 (5.88%) CA
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk