The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 48 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% 0.55% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 1.61% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
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
188 124 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.13% 34.07% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 49 84
Average daily rate £370 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 32
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 August 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
1 4 (66.67%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) PHP5
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) CRM Architect
2 2 (33.33%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) OO PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) JSF
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PHP5
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) Perforce
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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