The first table below looks at the demand for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leicestershire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 42 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.42% 1.82% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.65% 5.63% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £381 £265 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.86% -7.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
137 71 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.81% 32.27% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 38 20
Average daily rate £275 £284 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% -1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £331 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SOAP
East Midlands

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
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Vacancies
Leicester - 3 £388 -
Lutterworth - - - -
SOAP
East Midlands

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) WordPress
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Zend
4 2 (28.57%) Android Development
4 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) C#

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (42.86%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (28.57%) WordPress
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Test Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) LAMP
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) JDBC
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Android Development
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) SEO
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Zend
3 1 (14.29%) Capita
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