The first table below looks at the demand for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 29 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 Cambridge 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 47 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.64% 0.26% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 0.89% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
181 112 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.76% 29.24% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 48 83
Average daily rate £350 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 30
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
SOAP
Cambridgeshire

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) LINQ
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) CRM Architect
2 2 (33.33%) CRM Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) OO PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) LINQ
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) JSF
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) DOM
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PHP5
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) Perforce
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Posted: Yesterday