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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 21 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.90% 11.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 35.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £550 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
30 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 28.57% 31.31% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 21
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Mule ESB
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Mule
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) XSD
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) OOD

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 (50.00%) Mule
1 2 (50.00%) Mule ESB
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) AMQP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) WSDL
2 2 (50.00%) XSD
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (25.00%) RAML
3 1 (25.00%) UDDI
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) API Design
2 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Content Enrichment
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft