The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 14 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 4.82% 0.66% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.00% 2.78% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
SOAP
East of 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 Norfolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
20 36 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 12.05% 23.68% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 36
Average daily rate £400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

SOAP
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (100.00%) WCF

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#