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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 20 30 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.17% 0.67% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.22% 2.33% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -1.53%
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
18 43 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.75% 28.86% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 8
Average daily rate £400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016, 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 15 (88.24%) Unix
1 15 (88.24%) Middleware
1 15 (88.24%) Web Services
1 15 (88.24%) Enterprise Architecture
1 15 (88.24%) REST
2 14 (82.35%) webMethods
3 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) JBoss
5 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) HTTP
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (11.76%) CentOS

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (11.76%) JBoss
1 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Architect
1 6 (35.29%) webMethods Architect
2 4 (23.53%) webMethods Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Unix Developer
3 1 (5.88%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) Middleware
1 15 (88.24%) REST
1 15 (88.24%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
2 2 (11.76%) Kanban
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
2 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) webMethods
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) VMware