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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 11 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing SOAP 12 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.71% 3.16% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.58% 7.35% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £325 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -20.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.71%
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
38 68 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.93% 43.04% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 51 15
Median daily rate £325 £390 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 May 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 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (87.50%) Unix
2 14 (87.50%) Web Services
2 14 (87.50%) Middleware
2 14 (87.50%) webMethods
3 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 13 (81.25%) REST
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) J2EE
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (12.50%) CentOS
5 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) JBoss
5 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) HTTP
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3

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 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) webMethods Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) Middleware
1 14 (87.50%) Web Services
2 13 (81.25%) REST
3 5 (31.25%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) CentOS
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 2 (12.50%) Kanban
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) webMethods
2 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) VMware