The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 26 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.11% 0.46% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.06% 1.47% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
62 68 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 26.16% 31.48% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 19
Average daily rate £263 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 March 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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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
Poole - 4 - -
Bournemouth +5 2 - -
SOAP
South West

SOAP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (100.00%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) Smartcard
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) UML
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) WordPress
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows CE
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) HTML

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (16.67%) WordPress
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PHP