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 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 51 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.21% 1.27% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.80% 4.29% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£404 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.19% +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.28 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+23.99% -31.45%
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
158 140 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.79% 29.54% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 82 45
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +97.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £30.00 £20.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.53 £116.25 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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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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 -1 3 £388 -13.64% 11
Gloucester - 3 £420 -
SOAP
South West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (84.62%) REST
2 10 (76.92%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) Middleware
3 8 (61.54%) webMethods
3 8 (61.54%) UNIX
3 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Spring
8 2 (15.38%) Ajax
8 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
8 2 (15.38%) Django
8 2 (15.38%) jQuery
8 2 (15.38%) Firebug
8 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 2 (15.38%) TDD
8 2 (15.38%) BDD
8 2 (15.38%) JPA
8 2 (15.38%) MVC
8 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) Python
8 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 2 (15.38%) HTTP
8 2 (15.38%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) JavaScript

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
1 2 (15.38%) Firebug
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) German Language
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) webMethods Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Python Developer
3 2 (15.38%) webMethods Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Django Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Python/Django Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) REST
2 10 (76.92%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) Middleware
4 4 (30.77%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 2 (15.38%) Spring
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Django
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) webMethods
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
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