The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 39 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 38 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.43% 0.72% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.10% 2.08% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.79% +8.64%
SOAP
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
290 289 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.84% 34.53% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 174 114
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £34.30 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Cambridgeshire region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Cambridgeshire region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +20 28 £396 -3.93% 5
Peterborough - 2 £288 - 2
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 31 (59.62%) XML
2 30 (57.69%) Web Services
3 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (46.15%) C#
5 17 (32.69%) Java
5 17 (32.69%) .NET
6 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 14 (26.92%) REST
8 13 (25.00%) Apache
8 13 (25.00%) WCF
9 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 11 (21.15%) SQL
10 11 (21.15%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (19.23%) ISEB
11 10 (19.23%) Middleware
11 10 (19.23%) SoapUI
12 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
12 9 (17.31%) XSLT
12 9 (17.31%) Selenium
12 9 (17.31%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (17.31%) Sitecore
12 9 (17.31%) CMS
12 9 (17.31%) Spring
13 8 (15.38%) Scrum
13 8 (15.38%) JIRA
13 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
14 7 (13.46%) MuleSoft
14 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
14 7 (13.46%) WebSphere MQ
14 7 (13.46%) OO

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 13 (25.00%) Apache
2 11 (21.15%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (17.31%) CMS
3 9 (17.31%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.77%) IIS
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.92%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) LDAP
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) SoapUI
2 9 (17.31%) Selenium
3 8 (15.38%) JIRA
3 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.62%) Maven
4 5 (9.62%) Ant
5 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.92%) Subversion
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.92%) NWDS
5 1 (1.92%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Java Developer
4 10 (19.23%) BizTalk Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Sitecore Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Test Leader
10 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Architect
10 1 (1.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Middleware Architect
10 1 (1.92%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (59.62%) XML
2 30 (57.69%) Web Services
3 17 (32.69%) .NET
4 14 (26.92%) REST
5 13 (25.00%) WCF
6 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 10 (19.23%) Middleware
8 9 (17.31%) XSLT
8 9 (17.31%) Spring
9 7 (13.46%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (9.62%) HTML
11 4 (7.69%) CSS
12 3 (5.77%) Servlets
12 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
12 3 (5.77%) RESTful
13 2 (3.85%) HTML5
13 2 (3.85%) Spring Security
13 2 (3.85%) jQuery
13 2 (3.85%) Apache Wicket
13 2 (3.85%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Biology
1 2 (3.85%) Life Science
2 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) UNIX
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.38%) Scrum
3 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
3 7 (13.46%) OO
4 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
4 6 (11.54%) EAI
4 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
5 5 (9.62%) MVC
6 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.77%) Manual Testing
7 3 (5.77%) System Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Kanban
8 2 (3.85%) Web Development
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.85%) B2B
8 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.85%) Bioinformatics
8 2 (3.85%) TDD
9 1 (1.92%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) C#
2 17 (32.69%) Java
3 11 (21.15%) SQL
4 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.62%) Groovy
6 4 (7.69%) Perl
7 3 (5.77%) C++
7 3 (5.77%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) PHP5
8 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) ABAP
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) ISEB
2 4 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Sitecore
2 7 (13.46%) MuleSoft
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) Google
5 2 (3.85%) Terracotta
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.92%) Adobe
6 1 (1.92%) SAP