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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 34 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.26% 1.12% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.33% 3.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£373 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-28.59% +33.33%
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
75 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 23.66% 30.90% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 35 26
Average daily rate £380 £415 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% +50.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £175.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+311.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Kanban
3 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Android
4 4 (40.00%) Time Management
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) LoadUI
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (10.00%) Cucumber

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) LoadUI
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Kanban
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Time Management
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center