The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 27 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.08% 1.09% 4.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 4.76% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £513 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.88% +21.42%
SOAP
England

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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.71% 22.95% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 5
Median daily rate £410 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 4 (57.14%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) EDI
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Axis
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) SAP PI
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) ABAP
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) JDBC
3 2 (28.57%) Struts
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) webMethods
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSTest
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Integration Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP PI Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architect
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Architect
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) EDI
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Axis
3 2 (28.57%) JDBC
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) SAP PI
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Struts
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (14.29%) EAI
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) SOLID
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) ABAP
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) webMethods
3 1 (14.29%) Green Hat
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Solace
3 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) WSO2