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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 17 18 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.56% 6.76% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.89% 27.03% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
Median daily rate £475 £588 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% +113.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
38 37 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 32.48% 25.00% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 50
Median daily rate £390 £563 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 6 December 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 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) SDET
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Java RMI
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) BEA
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (25.00%) JSON

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 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) TIBCO Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Java RMI
3 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
3 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (25.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) BEA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP