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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 43 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.54% 1.27% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 3.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -1.53%
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
116 115 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.18% 36.51% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 65 46
Average daily rate £375 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £200 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) XML
1 14 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (92.86%) SoapUI
2 13 (92.86%) Ant
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 13 (92.86%) ISEB
2 13 (92.86%) Maven
2 13 (92.86%) Automated Testing
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) JIRA
2 13 (92.86%) Groovy
3 12 (85.71%) WSDL
4 10 (71.43%) Defect Management
4 10 (71.43%) Process Improvement
4 10 (71.43%) ISEB Practitioner
4 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
4 10 (71.43%) SQL
4 10 (71.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Grunt
6 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (7.14%) Sublime Text
6 1 (7.14%) Bower
6 1 (7.14%) GitLab
6 1 (7.14%) Node.js

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (7.14%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (92.86%) Ant
2 13 (92.86%) JIRA
2 13 (92.86%) Maven
2 13 (92.86%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) Bower
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) GitLab
3 1 (7.14%) Grunt
3 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
3 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (7.14%) Protractor
3 1 (7.14%) Sublime Text
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Code
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Automation Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) UI Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Test Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
3 12 (85.71%) WSDL
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) SAML
4 1 (7.14%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (92.86%) Automated Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Defect Management
2 10 (71.43%) Process Improvement
2 10 (71.43%) Scrum
2 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Groovy
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) ES6
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) ISEB
2 10 (71.43%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB