The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 64 63 103
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +40
Contract jobs citing SOAP 56 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.70% 2.53% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.69% 8.38% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 11
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£388 £323 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +27.77%
SOAP
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
524 513 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.29% 30.23% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 311 367
Average daily rate £355 £360 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 35
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +14.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £23.13 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £43.75
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 Hampshire

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
Southampton - 31 £355 -
Basingstoke -15 4 £363 +14.62% 3
Portsmouth -5 1 - - 1
Fareham - 1 - -
Winchester - - - -
Yateley - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 73 (77.66%) Web Services
2 62 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (50.00%) Scrum
4 39 (41.49%) Java
5 38 (40.43%) RESTful
6 34 (36.17%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (35.11%) TDD
8 31 (32.98%) HTTP
9 29 (30.85%) XML
9 29 (30.85%) Subversion
10 28 (29.79%) Objective-C
10 28 (29.79%) iOS Development
11 27 (28.72%) Git (software)
11 27 (28.72%) Apple iOS
12 26 (27.66%) iPhone
13 25 (26.60%) iPad
13 25 (26.60%) Cocoa Touch
13 25 (26.60%) Cocoa
14 22 (23.40%) Software Engineering
14 22 (23.40%) SQL
14 22 (23.40%) Apple
14 22 (23.40%) SOA
15 21 (22.34%) .NET
15 21 (22.34%) Cucumber
15 21 (22.34%) SoapUI
16 20 (21.28%) Kanban
17 19 (20.21%) Security Cleared
18 17 (18.09%) Client/Server
19 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
19 16 (17.02%) Apache

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 16 (17.02%) Apache
2 14 (14.89%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.45%) Apache Solr
3 7 (7.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (7.45%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.32%) IIS
5 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.26%) CMS
6 3 (3.19%) Drupal
6 3 (3.19%) WordPress
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (32.98%) HTTP
2 12 (12.77%) Internet
3 8 (8.51%) SSL
4 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.64%) MySQL
3 9 (9.57%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (30.85%) Subversion
2 27 (28.72%) Git (software)
3 21 (22.34%) Cucumber
3 21 (22.34%) SoapUI
4 15 (15.96%) Maven
5 14 (14.89%) SpecFlow
6 12 (12.77%) Jenkins
7 10 (10.64%) FitNesse
8 8 (8.51%) Eclipse
9 7 (7.45%) JIRA
10 6 (6.38%) Selenium
11 5 (5.32%) Ant
12 4 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (4.26%) QUnit
13 3 (3.19%) Gradle
13 3 (3.19%) FindBugs
13 3 (3.19%) Hudson
13 3 (3.19%) JUnit
13 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
13 3 (3.19%) Checkstyle
General
1 1 (1.06%) Finance
1 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.06%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (57.45%) Developer
2 21 (22.34%) iOS Developer
3 16 (17.02%) Architect
4 15 (15.96%) Software Engineer
5 14 (14.89%) Mobile Developer
6 12 (12.77%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.51%) Software Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) Test Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.38%) PHP Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Test Manager
11 3 (3.19%) Integration Architect
11 3 (3.19%) Programmer
11 3 (3.19%) Test Engineer
11 3 (3.19%) Test Leader
12 2 (2.13%) ASP Developer
12 2 (2.13%) Designer
12 2 (2.13%) Classic ASP Developer
12 2 (2.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (77.66%) Web Services
2 38 (40.43%) RESTful
3 29 (30.85%) XML
4 25 (26.60%) Cocoa
4 25 (26.60%) Cocoa Touch
5 21 (22.34%) .NET
6 15 (15.96%) HTML
7 13 (13.83%) REST
8 12 (12.77%) WSDL
8 12 (12.77%) Middleware
9 11 (11.70%) JMS
9 11 (11.70%) Spring
10 10 (10.64%) CSS
11 8 (8.51%) J2EE
11 8 (8.51%) Ajax
12 7 (7.45%) .NET Framework
12 7 (7.45%) JSON
12 7 (7.45%) Spring MVC
12 7 (7.45%) PostGIS
13 5 (5.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) iPhone
2 25 (26.60%) iPad
3 17 (18.09%) Client/Server
4 15 (15.96%) Mobile App
5 7 (7.45%) Open Source
6 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.13%) Derivative
7 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.72%) Apple iOS
2 8 (8.51%) UNIX
2 8 (8.51%) Windows
3 7 (7.45%) Linux
4 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.38%) Debian
4 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (50.00%) Scrum
3 34 (36.17%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (35.11%) TDD
5 28 (29.79%) iOS Development
6 22 (23.40%) Software Engineering
6 22 (23.40%) SOA
7 20 (21.28%) Kanban
8 14 (14.89%) Test Strategy
9 13 (13.83%) MVC
10 11 (11.70%) ITIL
10 11 (11.70%) OO
10 11 (11.70%) Test Automation
11 10 (10.64%) Data Transformation
12 9 (9.57%) Integration Testing
12 9 (9.57%) UML
13 8 (8.51%) SysML
13 8 (8.51%) TOGAF
14 7 (7.45%) OOP
14 7 (7.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.49%) Java
2 28 (29.79%) Objective-C
3 22 (23.40%) SQL
4 14 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.70%) Ruby
6 6 (6.38%) PHP
7 5 (5.32%) C#
8 4 (4.26%) C
8 4 (4.26%) PHP5
9 3 (3.19%) Groovy
9 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.19%) Python
10 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.83%) Degree
3 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (23.40%) Apple
2 13 (13.83%) VMware
3 8 (8.51%) Oracle
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.45%) IBM
4 7 (7.45%) ESRI
5 6 (6.38%) Software AG
5 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.32%) Zend
7 4 (4.26%) JBoss
8 1 (1.06%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.06%) webMethods
8 1 (1.06%) Google