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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 21 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 6 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.16% 1.03% 4.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.69% 5.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -13.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +7.95%
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
29 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.26% 20.51% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 8
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
2 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (42.86%) MSTest
2 3 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (42.86%) SOLID
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) EDI
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) NUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) ABAP
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SAP

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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MSTest
1 3 (42.86%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) CRM Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) CRM Technical Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Integration Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) SAP PI Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) REST
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) EDI
2 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Axis
3 2 (28.57%) JDBC
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) SAP PI
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (42.86%) SOLID
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) ABAP
3 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) webMethods