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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 13 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.69% 6.19% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 26.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £550 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+48.64% +15.62%

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
12 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.34% 23.71% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 25
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 2017, 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) WSDL
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) Mule
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Mule ESB
2 1 (33.33%) CloudHub
2 1 (33.33%) API Design
2 1 (33.33%) RAML
2 1 (33.33%) Content Enrichment
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) AMQP
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Mule
1 2 (66.67%) Mule ESB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) AMQP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) NetBeans
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) WSDL
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) RAML
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) UDDI
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) API Design
1 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Content Enrichment
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
1 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft