The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 39 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.02% 1.04% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.73% 3.23% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £350 £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.47%
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
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
110 93 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 37.29% 32.18% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 62 59
Median daily rate £300 £290 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
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 Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Leicester -5 1 - - 1
SOAP
East Midlands

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) PhoneGap
4 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (33.33%) Xamarin
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Symfony
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) LAMP
4 2 (33.33%) OpenText
4 2 (33.33%) GIS
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) French Language
1 1 (16.67%) German Language
1 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 2 (33.33%) PhoneGap
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) Symfony
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) OpenText
1 2 (33.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft