The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 21 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.69% 0.75% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 2.56% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £315 £388 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% -24.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.88% +21.42%
SOAP
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36 39 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 30.51% 29.32% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 9
Median daily rate £385 £333 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -10.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 12 (85.71%) Web Services
1 12 (85.71%) Unix
1 12 (85.71%) Middleware
1 12 (85.71%) webMethods
1 12 (85.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) REST
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) J2EE
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) JMeter
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) Selenium
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) C++

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) JMeter
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
3 1 (7.14%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) Middleware
1 12 (85.71%) Web Services
2 11 (78.57%) REST
3 5 (35.71%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) webMethods
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft