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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 46 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.84% 1.83% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.26% 7.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.08%
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
133 51 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.15% 23.39% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 30 34
Average daily rate £400 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) UML
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) CA
5 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) QA

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) REST
1 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) Xamarin
2 1 (14.29%) Dell