The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 29 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 21 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.46% 2.21% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.10% 6.76% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Median daily rate £325 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £338 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.71%
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
116 148 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.63% 32.67% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 102 65
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +15 12 £325 -3.70% 3
SOAP
South West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 24 (85.71%) Web Services
2 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 19 (67.86%) REST
3 19 (67.86%) Unix
3 19 (67.86%) webMethods
3 19 (67.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
4 18 (64.29%) Middleware
5 10 (35.71%) Java
6 9 (32.14%) Linux
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) Programme Management
7 7 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (25.00%) Marketing
7 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (25.00%) SAP
7 7 (25.00%) Electronics
7 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (25.00%) Finance
7 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 6 (21.43%) HP
8 6 (21.43%) Kanban
8 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 6 (21.43%) RESTful
9 5 (17.86%) BDD
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) J2EE
10 4 (14.29%) Microsoft

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) JBoss
1 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SSH
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.29%) Zephyr
3 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (25.00%) Electronics
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
1 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 7 (25.00%) Marketing
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Tester
2 3 (10.71%) webMethods Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Manual Tester
3 2 (7.14%) Software Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Software Test Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Developer in Test
4 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Software Tester
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) Web Services
2 19 (67.86%) REST
3 18 (64.29%) Middleware
4 6 (21.43%) RESTful
5 5 (17.86%) J2EE
6 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Unix
2 9 (32.14%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 6 (21.43%) Kanban
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
6 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Data Transformation
6 4 (14.29%) Defect Management
6 4 (14.29%) Test Management
7 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (10.71%) SDLC
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) DevOps
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
8 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) ISEB
3 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
4 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) webMethods
2 7 (25.00%) SAP
3 6 (21.43%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
6 2 (7.14%) VMware
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