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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 71 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 51 41 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.40% 2.01% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.70% 7.69% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.64%
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
526 533 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 24.72% 26.08% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 303 323
Average daily rate £370 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
Average hourly rate £36.50 £42.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £35.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Southampton -9 19 £370 +8.82% 2
Basingstoke -3 7 £458 +128.75% 1
Winchester - 3 £450 -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 70 (74.47%) Web Services
2 69 (73.40%) Java
3 63 (67.02%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (54.26%) SOA
5 42 (44.68%) REST
6 41 (43.62%) Oracle
7 38 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (39.36%) Scrum
9 34 (36.17%) Linux
9 34 (36.17%) TDD
10 33 (35.11%) XML
11 30 (31.91%) RESTful
12 29 (30.85%) Selenium
12 29 (30.85%) JUnit
13 25 (26.60%) WSDL
13 25 (26.60%) Subversion
13 25 (26.60%) Git (software)
13 25 (26.60%) BDD
13 25 (26.60%) Relational Database
14 22 (23.40%) JBoss
14 22 (23.40%) HTML
15 20 (21.28%) OO
16 19 (20.21%) MySQL
16 19 (20.21%) JMS
16 19 (20.21%) JavaScript
17 18 (19.15%) Cucumber
17 18 (19.15%) Jenkins
17 18 (19.15%) QA
18 17 (18.09%) Spring
18 17 (18.09%) PHP

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 22 (23.40%) JBoss
2 16 (17.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (13.83%) Apache
4 7 (7.45%) WebLogic
4 7 (7.45%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (4.26%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.19%) WordPress
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (2.13%) Confluence
8 1 (1.06%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.06%) JCAPS
8 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Magento
2 6 (6.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) Internet
2 10 (10.64%) HTTP
3 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.19%) LDAP
3 3 (3.19%) Intranet
4 1 (1.06%) VPN
4 1 (1.06%) SSL
4 1 (1.06%) CTI
4 1 (1.06%) Firewall
4 1 (1.06%) SSH
4 1 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.60%) Relational Database
2 19 (20.21%) MySQL
3 16 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (10.64%) Oracle Database
5 7 (7.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
6 5 (5.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.32%) DB2
7 2 (2.13%) Big Data
7 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (30.85%) JUnit
1 29 (30.85%) Selenium
2 25 (26.60%) Git (software)
2 25 (26.60%) Subversion
3 18 (19.15%) Cucumber
3 18 (19.15%) Jenkins
4 16 (17.02%) Maven
5 14 (14.89%) Mockito
6 11 (11.70%) SoapUI
6 11 (11.70%) FindBugs
6 11 (11.70%) Gradle
6 11 (11.70%) Checkstyle
6 11 (11.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (5.32%) PHPUnit
8 3 (3.19%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.19%) Hudson
8 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.19%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.19%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (3.19%) Finance
1 3 (3.19%) Retail
2 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (68.09%) Developer
2 36 (38.30%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.70%) Designer
4 7 (7.45%) SOA Designer
4 7 (7.45%) iOS Developer
5 6 (6.38%) Magento Developer
5 6 (6.38%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (4.26%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Consultant
7 3 (3.19%) Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Tester
7 3 (3.19%) Junior
7 3 (3.19%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) QA Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (2.13%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (2.13%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.13%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (2.13%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (74.47%) Web Services
2 42 (44.68%) REST
3 33 (35.11%) XML
4 30 (31.91%) RESTful
5 25 (26.60%) WSDL
6 22 (23.40%) HTML
7 19 (20.21%) JMS
8 17 (18.09%) Spring
9 16 (17.02%) ActiveMQ
9 16 (17.02%) XSD
10 15 (15.96%) J2EE
10 15 (15.96%) Apache Camel
11 13 (13.83%) EJB
11 13 (13.83%) JSON
12 12 (12.77%) .NET
12 12 (12.77%) SAML
12 12 (12.77%) OAuth2
12 12 (12.77%) OpenID
13 11 (11.70%) HTML5
14 10 (10.64%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.26%) iPad
3 4 (4.26%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.26%) iPhone
4 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.19%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.13%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.13%) User Experience
5 2 (2.13%) iSeries
5 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) AS400
5 2 (2.13%) Replication
5 2 (2.13%) Clustering
6 1 (1.06%) PKI
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.06%) Social Media
6 1 (1.06%) DataPower
6 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.17%) Linux
2 12 (12.77%) Windows
3 11 (11.70%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.26%) Android
5 2 (2.13%) UNIX
6 1 (1.06%) AIX
6 1 (1.06%) Solaris
6 1 (1.06%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (67.02%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (54.26%) SOA
3 38 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (39.36%) Scrum
5 34 (36.17%) TDD
6 25 (26.60%) BDD
7 20 (21.28%) OO
8 13 (13.83%) Web Development
9 12 (12.77%) UML
10 10 (10.64%) ITIL
10 10 (10.64%) Automated Testing
10 10 (10.64%) Open Source
11 9 (9.57%) Change Control
11 9 (9.57%) ITSM
12 8 (8.51%) iOS Development
13 7 (7.45%) Process Management
13 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce
13 7 (7.45%) BPEL
14 6 (6.38%) Unit Testing
14 6 (6.38%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (73.40%) Java
2 19 (20.21%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.09%) PHP
4 14 (14.89%) SQL
5 13 (13.83%) C#
6 9 (9.57%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.26%) Ruby
7 4 (4.26%) Python
8 3 (3.19%) C++
8 3 (3.19%) PHP5
9 2 (2.13%) XPath
9 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.06%) XQuery
10 1 (1.06%) Perl
10 1 (1.06%) Groovy
10 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.06%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (1.06%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.15%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.06%) Nagios
2 1 (1.06%) AppManager
2 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (43.62%) Oracle
2 7 (7.45%) Apple
3 5 (5.32%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.32%) WSO2
4 4 (4.26%) Apigee
4 4 (4.26%) IBM
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.19%) ESRI
5 3 (3.19%) CA
5 3 (3.19%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (2.13%) Endeca
6 2 (2.13%) Google
6 2 (2.13%) Coremetrics
7 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.06%) F5
7 1 (1.06%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.06%) VMware
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco
7 1 (1.06%) Software AG
7 1 (1.06%) BEA