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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 37 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.49% 2.35% 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.21% 9.76% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
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
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
95 41 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 35.32% 24.12% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 24 41
Average daily rate £275 £250 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.75 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -10 4 £300 +50.00% 2
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) XSD
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) WSDL
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) Mockito
5 1 (20.00%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Process Management
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Django
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (20.00%) Eclipse

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Mockito
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) XSD
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) WSDL
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Django
5 1 (20.00%) JMS
5 1 (20.00%) JDBC
5 1 (20.00%) JSP
5 1 (20.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM