The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 44 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing SOAP 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.27% 1.20% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.88% 3.85% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +27.77%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
123 78 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.95% 31.20% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 53 37
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.67% -2.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
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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
Cheltenham - 2 £449 -
SOAP
South West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (92.31%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) SAP
4 8 (61.54%) Web Services
5 7 (53.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (53.85%) Marketing
5 7 (53.85%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (53.85%) RESTful
5 7 (53.85%) J2EE
5 7 (53.85%) Programme Management
5 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 7 (53.85%) Manufacturing
5 7 (53.85%) DTV
5 7 (53.85%) Electronics
5 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
5 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (46.15%) jQuery
6 6 (46.15%) Kanban
6 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
6 6 (46.15%) TDD
6 6 (46.15%) Spring
7 5 (38.46%) XML
7 5 (38.46%) UNIX
7 5 (38.46%) Linux
8 4 (30.77%) Solaris
8 4 (30.77%) ITIL
8 4 (30.77%) Maven
9 3 (23.08%) TOGAF

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 7 (53.85%) Electronics
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
1 7 (53.85%) Manufacturing
1 7 (53.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
1 8 (61.54%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Database Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Swing Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) J2EE
2 7 (53.85%) RESTful
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
3 6 (46.15%) Spring
4 5 (38.46%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) JMS
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) Java EE
6 2 (15.38%) Middleware
6 2 (15.38%) WSDL
6 2 (15.38%) JDBC
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) CSS
7 1 (7.69%) XSD
7 1 (7.69%) XSLT
7 1 (7.69%) Swing
7 1 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) DTV
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Programme Management
3 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (53.85%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Kanban
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) UML
6 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) SysML
7 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Release Management
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) OO
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
8 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C
4 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) BC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Software AG
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
3 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.69%) IBM