The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Dorset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 29 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.75% 1.08% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £600 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+140.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
56 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 24.45% 25.95% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 27
Average daily rate £488 £275 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -27.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SOAP
South West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -5 2 £588 +135.00% 5
Poole - - - -
SOAP
South West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 4 (44.44%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) Spring
5 4 (44.44%) JSON
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) Spring Web Flow
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) Spring Integration
6 3 (33.33%) Analytics
6 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (33.33%) Android
6 3 (33.33%) Google Analytics
6 3 (33.33%) WebSockets
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (33.33%) REST
6 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Google Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) JSON
4 4 (44.44%) CSS3
4 4 (44.44%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) Spring Integration
5 3 (33.33%) WebSockets
5 3 (33.33%) REST
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) XSD
5 3 (33.33%) JMS
5 3 (33.33%) Middleware
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) SEO
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) B2B
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PHP5
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Google
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 3 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (22.22%) Facebook
3 2 (22.22%) Twitter
4 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
4 1 (11.11%) CA
4 1 (11.11%) SAP