The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 30 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.70% 1.47% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.77% 4.82% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £373 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +4.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.46 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.64%
SOAP
South West

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 Devon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
103 83 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 34.80% 30.51% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 50 30
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.46 £13.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.65% -69.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Devon region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Devon

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Devon region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Devon region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +4 8 £375 +0.67% 1
SOAP
South West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Web Development
2 7 (87.50%) XPath
2 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 7 (87.50%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) XQuery
2 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 7 (87.50%) XSLT
2 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Liferay
4 4 (50.00%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
5 3 (37.50%) ISO 14001
5 3 (37.50%) Summit
5 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
6 2 (25.00%) LiveLink
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Big Data
7 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (12.50%) Analytics

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
2 6 (75.00%) Liferay
3 2 (25.00%) LiveLink
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) XSLT
2 7 (87.50%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Web Development
2 7 (87.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) API Development
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) XQuery
2 7 (87.50%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 14001