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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 63 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 5 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.67% 0.97% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.22% 2.49% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £270 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.24%
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
225 281 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.12% 39.03% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 108 97
Average daily rate £335 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 26
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 2 October 2014. 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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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 -3 4 £345 - 3
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) CRM
2 7 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) SaaS
3 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) REST
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) Siebel
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Billing
6 2 (14.29%) Subversion
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 2 (14.29%) Use Case
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 7 (50.00%) CRM Architect
1 7 (50.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) CRM Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) REST
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) Middleware
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (7.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) DOM
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) SAML
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 2 (14.29%) Security Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Use Case
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) MVVM
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) Siebel
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft