The first table below looks at the demand for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheltenham region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 19 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.22% - 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.22% - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 21 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.48% 28.77% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 49
Average daily rate £300 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SOAP
Gloucestershire

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) DTV
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITSM
2 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (50.00%) TDD

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LDAP
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) Java EE
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) DTV
1 3 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITSM
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow