The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 17 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 9 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.00% - 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.47% - 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
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 79 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 18.89% 39.30% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 34 19
Average daily rate £475 £437 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +16.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) XSLT
2 8 (88.89%) JBoss
2 8 (88.89%) Apache
2 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 8 (88.89%) JMS
2 8 (88.89%) B2C
2 8 (88.89%) Internet
2 8 (88.89%) JMX
2 8 (88.89%) J2EE
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (88.89%) WebLogic
2 8 (88.89%) JDBC
2 8 (88.89%) JSP
2 8 (88.89%) Servlets
2 8 (88.89%) Struts
2 8 (88.89%) ATG
2 8 (88.89%) CMS
2 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 8 (88.89%) Content Management
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 8 (88.89%) Endeca
2 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
2 8 (88.89%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Load Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Software Architecture
2 8 (88.89%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (88.89%) iPad

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (88.89%) Apache
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (88.89%) WebLogic
1 8 (88.89%) CMS
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Internet
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) XSLT
2 8 (88.89%) JMS
2 8 (88.89%) JMX
2 8 (88.89%) J2EE
2 8 (88.89%) JDBC
2 8 (88.89%) JSP
2 8 (88.89%) Servlets
2 8 (88.89%) Struts
2 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
1 8 (88.89%) B2C
1 8 (88.89%) Content Management
1 8 (88.89%) Load Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Software Architecture
1 8 (88.89%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (88.89%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) JBoss
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
1 8 (88.89%) ATG
1 8 (88.89%) Endeca