The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 32 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 5 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.61% 4.88% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.95% 13.04% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 2
Median daily rate £388 £300 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £258 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +7.95%
SOAP
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
84 184 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.10% 37.40% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 110 112
Median daily rate £400 £365 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -23.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 Cambridge

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) REST
4 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) JMeter
5 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (23.08%) Data Mining
7 2 (15.38%) ETL
7 2 (15.38%) COM
7 2 (15.38%) ERP
7 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) CRM

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Force.com
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
2 4 (30.77%) JMeter
3 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.69%) Ant
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) Maven
4 1 (7.69%) MSTest
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Tester
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Enterprise Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) REST
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (23.08%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) COM
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) Visualforce
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Apex Code
3 2 (15.38%) SOQL
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Groovy
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Siebel