The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 13 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.47% 0.62% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.00% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Median daily rate £600 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
SOAP
Bedfordshire

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 Luton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 14.12% 17.90% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 28
Median daily rate £588 £613 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.08% +63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 Luton

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Luton

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 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 Luton region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 24 (100.00%) SOA
1 24 (100.00%) REST
2 22 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 22 (91.67%) C#
3 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 21 (87.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 21 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (83.33%) .NET
5 19 (79.17%) Microservices
6 16 (66.67%) Low Latency
7 13 (54.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (50.00%) Middleware
8 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (45.83%) TDD
9 11 (45.83%) WCF
10 10 (41.67%) Data Modelling
11 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
11 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
11 9 (37.50%) AOP
11 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (29.17%) User Stories
13 6 (25.00%) JBoss
13 6 (25.00%) Data Transformation
14 5 (20.83%) JIRA
14 5 (20.83%) Confluence
14 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
14 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
15 3 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
15 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 6 (25.00%) JBoss
2 5 (20.83%) Confluence
3 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.33%) Mule
5 1 (4.17%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Architect
2 12 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 10 (41.67%) Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Designer
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Senior Designer
6 4 (16.67%) .NET Designer
6 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Integration Architect
6 4 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Integration Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Messaging Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (12.50%) SOA Designer
7 3 (12.50%) SOA Developer
8 2 (8.33%) C# Architect
8 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
8 2 (8.33%) Messaging Architect
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) REST
2 20 (83.33%) .NET
3 12 (50.00%) Middleware
4 11 (45.83%) WCF
5 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
7 3 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (12.50%) MSMQ
8 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 21 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (54.17%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) SOA
2 22 (91.67%) Software Engineering
3 21 (87.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 19 (79.17%) Microservices
5 16 (66.67%) Low Latency
6 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (45.83%) TDD
8 10 (41.67%) Data Modelling
9 9 (37.50%) AOP
9 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
10 7 (29.17%) User Stories
11 6 (25.00%) Data Transformation
12 2 (8.33%) High Availability
13 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
13 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
13 1 (4.17%) Migration
13 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
4 3 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Apigee
5 1 (4.17%) Mashery
5 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.17%) WSO2