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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 39 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 18 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.72% 2.16% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.04% 10.39% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
163 77 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 33.68% 20.81% 34.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 44 89
Average daily rate £400 £325 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £275 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 1 April 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
Cheltenham -14 3 - - 1
Gloucester 0 2 £475 +5.55%
SOAP
South West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 21 (95.45%) Java
1 21 (95.45%) Web Services
2 19 (86.36%) Hibernate
2 19 (86.36%) Spring
3 18 (81.82%) TDD
3 18 (81.82%) BDD
4 17 (77.27%) REST
5 16 (72.73%) MVC
5 16 (72.73%) Spring MVC
5 16 (72.73%) JPA
6 15 (68.18%) JUnit
7 12 (54.55%) XML
7 12 (54.55%) Mule
8 11 (50.00%) Finance
9 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
9 8 (36.36%) HTML
10 7 (31.82%) CSS
11 6 (27.27%) Maven
11 6 (27.27%) TestNG
11 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
11 6 (27.27%) CSS3
11 6 (27.27%) Web Application Development
12 5 (22.73%) jQuery
12 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
13 4 (18.18%) J2EE
13 4 (18.18%) Scrum
13 4 (18.18%) RESTful
13 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (13.64%) JIRA
14 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 12 (54.55%) Mule
2 3 (13.64%) JBoss
2 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) JUnit
2 6 (27.27%) Maven
2 6 (27.27%) TestNG
2 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) NUnit
4 1 (4.55%) MSTest
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Integration Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) Web Services
2 19 (86.36%) Hibernate
2 19 (86.36%) Spring
3 17 (77.27%) REST
4 16 (72.73%) Spring MVC
4 16 (72.73%) JPA
5 12 (54.55%) XML
6 8 (36.36%) HTML
7 7 (31.82%) CSS
8 6 (27.27%) CSS3
9 5 (22.73%) jQuery
10 4 (18.18%) J2EE
10 4 (18.18%) RESTful
11 3 (13.64%) .NET
12 2 (9.09%) JSON
13 1 (4.55%) Ajax
13 1 (4.55%) WCF
13 1 (4.55%) WPF
13 1 (4.55%) WF
13 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) TDD
1 18 (81.82%) BDD
2 16 (72.73%) MVC
3 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 6 (27.27%) Web Application Development
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.09%) UML
7 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Kanban
8 1 (4.55%) Use Case
8 1 (4.55%) MVVM
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.55%) DSDM
8 1 (4.55%) RUP
8 1 (4.55%) OOD
8 1 (4.55%) SOA
8 1 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Rackspace