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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 40 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.82% 1.04% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.14% 3.88% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Average daily rate - £269 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
140 103 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.46% 26.89% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 55 96
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 17 April 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5 Canvas
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
1 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PHP5
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce