The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 38 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.02% 1.81% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 5.56% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
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£350 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £261 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £383 £277
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +45.83%
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
96 108 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 32.54% 32.53% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 58 42
Average daily rate £290 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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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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
Leicester +3 2 £386 +43.05% 6
SOAP
East Midlands

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Android Development
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (16.67%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) AquaLogic Service Bus
1 1 (16.67%) AquaLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Integration
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Java EE
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Android Development
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) EAI
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) IBM