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 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 51 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.83% 0.69% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.84% 1.89% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £380 £550 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +83.33%
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
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
176 265 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.28% 36.65% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 150 79
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 15
Average hourly rate £55.00 £43.75 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +23.23%
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 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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 2 - - 4
Huntingdon - 1 £450 -
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (96.00%) Web Services
2 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (64.00%) Scrum
4 15 (60.00%) XML
4 15 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 14 (56.00%) Groovy
5 14 (56.00%) JIRA
5 14 (56.00%) Maven
5 14 (56.00%) SoapUI
5 14 (56.00%) Ant
5 14 (56.00%) ISEB
6 13 (52.00%) WSDL
7 11 (44.00%) Process Improvement
7 11 (44.00%) Software Testing
7 11 (44.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 11 (44.00%) SQL
7 11 (44.00%) Defect Management
8 9 (36.00%) REST
9 6 (24.00%) jQuery
9 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
10 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 5 (20.00%) Java
10 5 (20.00%) C#
10 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
10 5 (20.00%) .NET
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.00%) MVC

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Force.com
1 1 (4.00%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (56.00%) Ant
2 14 (56.00%) JIRA
2 14 (56.00%) Maven
2 14 (56.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Bower
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) GitLab
4 1 (4.00%) Grunt
4 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (4.00%) Protractor
4 1 (4.00%) Sublime Text
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Code
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Test Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) UI Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Systems Test Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) Web Services
2 15 (60.00%) XML
3 13 (52.00%) WSDL
4 9 (36.00%) REST
5 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) .NET
6 5 (20.00%) NHibernate
7 4 (16.00%) Spring
7 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.00%) CSS
8 1 (4.00%) HTML
8 1 (4.00%) HTML5
8 1 (4.00%) Middleware
8 1 (4.00%) RESTful
8 1 (4.00%) SAML
8 1 (4.00%) Visualforce
8 1 (4.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) Scrum
3 15 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 11 (44.00%) Defect Management
4 11 (44.00%) Process Improvement
4 11 (44.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (20.00%) MVC
7 4 (16.00%) EAI
7 4 (16.00%) OO
8 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (4.00%) ERP
9 1 (4.00%) ETL
9 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
9 1 (4.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Groovy
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (20.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
5 1 (4.00%) ES6
5 1 (4.00%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) ISEB
2 11 (44.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com