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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 30 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing SOAP 28 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.59% 0.64% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.91% 1.60% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 1
Average daily rate
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£396 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.64%
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
176 187 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.13% 39.70% 30.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 135 51
Average daily rate £350 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £9.50 £43.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.16% +22.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015, 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 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) XML
3 16 (50.00%) .NET
4 15 (46.88%) C#
4 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
5 14 (43.75%) Web Services
6 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
7 10 (31.25%) SQL
8 9 (28.13%) XSLT
8 9 (28.13%) CMS
8 9 (28.13%) ISEB
8 9 (28.13%) Selenium
8 9 (28.13%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (28.13%) Sitecore
8 9 (28.13%) SoapUI
9 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (25.00%) JIRA
9 8 (25.00%) Scrum
9 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (21.88%) Java
10 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Ant
11 5 (15.63%) MySQL
11 5 (15.63%) Oracle
11 5 (15.63%) Linux
11 5 (15.63%) Maven
11 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Groovy
11 5 (15.63%) REST
12 4 (12.50%) QA

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (28.13%) CMS
1 9 (28.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
3 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.13%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) LDAP
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Selenium
1 9 (28.13%) SoapUI
2 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.00%) JIRA
3 5 (15.63%) Maven
3 5 (15.63%) Ant
4 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) NWDS
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Sitecore Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Test Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Middleware Architect
8 1 (3.13%) UI Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) SAP Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Architect
8 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) XML
2 16 (50.00%) .NET
3 14 (43.75%) Web Services
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
5 9 (28.13%) XSLT
6 5 (15.63%) REST
7 4 (12.50%) WCF
8 3 (9.38%) Middleware
8 3 (9.38%) HTML
8 3 (9.38%) CSS
9 2 (6.25%) Servlets
9 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
9 2 (6.25%) Lucene
9 2 (6.25%) Spring
9 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.25%) Java EE
9 2 (6.25%) OAuth2
9 2 (6.25%) Spring Security
9 2 (6.25%) Apache Wicket
9 2 (6.25%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Biology
1 2 (6.25%) Life Science
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Scrum
3 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.50%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.25%) System Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Kanban
7 2 (6.25%) Bioinformatics
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
8 1 (3.13%) Content Management
8 1 (3.13%) BPEL
8 1 (3.13%) OOP
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) OOD
8 1 (3.13%) SOA
8 1 (3.13%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) Groovy
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 3 (9.38%) C++
6 3 (9.38%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) PHP5
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) ABAP
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Sitecore
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Terracotta
4 1 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) SAP