The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 41 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing SOAP 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.65% 3.49% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.69% 9.84% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.69% -7.14%
SOAP
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
123 61 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.01% 35.47% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 42 50
Average daily rate £450 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £401 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (70.00%) CMS
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) JSON
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Maven
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) EJB 3.0
2 6 (60.00%) RESTful
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Alfresco
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) EJB
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (60.00%) Process Management
2 6 (60.00%) Workflow
2 6 (60.00%) Apache
2 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (60.00%) CSS3
3 5 (50.00%) Publishing
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) Java EE
5 3 (30.00%) REST

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (70.00%) CMS
2 6 (60.00%) Alfresco
2 6 (60.00%) Apache
2 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) RFID
1 1 (10.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Maven
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Ant
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) JSON
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) EJB 3.0
2 6 (60.00%) RESTful
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) EJB
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (60.00%) CSS3
3 4 (40.00%) Java EE
4 3 (30.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
6 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (10.00%) CakePHP
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Kinect
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (60.00%) Process Management
1 6 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
3 1 (10.00%) SOQL
3 1 (10.00%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) Facebook