The first table below looks at the demand for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Midlands region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 18 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.35% - 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.05% - 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -2.85%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
21 77 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.35% 35.98% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 17
Average daily rate £300 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
SOAP
England

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) JDBC
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) Servlets
1 4 (100.00%) Struts
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) B2C
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) JMX
1 4 (100.00%) ATG
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Endeca
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) JDBC
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) Servlets
1 4 (100.00%) Struts
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) JMX
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) B2C
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) ATG
1 4 (100.00%) Endeca