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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 35 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.87% 0.61% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.65% 1.64% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £275 £275 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.62%

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
113 122 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.66% 36.97% 36.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 63 73
Median daily rate £350 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £329 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 3 (42.86%) SOLID
5 2 (28.57%) SDET
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) MVVM
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) XAML
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) OOP
6 1 (14.29%) Games
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 10

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JMeter
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) WCF Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (28.57%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) SOLID
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SDET