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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 35 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.38% 1.45% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.60% 3.68% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £275 £275 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
87 163 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.00% 39.37% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 101 89
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (40.00%) REST
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) JMeter
4 4 (40.00%) WCF
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) SOLID
6 2 (20.00%) SDET
6 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) Games
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JMeter
1 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Tester
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Enterprise Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) WCF Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) SOLID
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (10.00%) MVVM
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SDET