The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 21 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.87% - 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£510 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
SOAP
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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
15 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 13.04% 26.67% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 22
Average daily rate £370 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £375 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 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 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Kanban
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) Java EE
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) DTV
3 3 (60.00%) Electronics
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) UML

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) JDBC
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) DTV
2 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow