The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 27 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 14 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.27% 2.21% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.85% 5.71% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 1
Median daily rate £500 £315 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% -33.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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
129 105 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 39.33% 38.60% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 88 65
Median daily rate £485 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.25% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) RESTful
3 14 (82.35%) Java
3 14 (82.35%) Web Services
4 11 (64.71%) JBoss
5 10 (58.82%) Spring
5 10 (58.82%) JSON
6 9 (52.94%) Maven
7 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (47.06%) SQL
7 8 (47.06%) DevOps
8 7 (41.18%) Mockito
8 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
8 7 (41.18%) Java EE
8 7 (41.18%) TDD
9 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
9 6 (35.29%) Apache Camel
10 5 (29.41%) REST
10 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
10 5 (29.41%) XML
10 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
11 4 (23.53%) Scrum
11 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
11 4 (23.53%) JIRA
11 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
11 4 (23.53%) Selenium
11 4 (23.53%) Spring Security
11 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
11 4 (23.53%) JUnit

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (64.71%) JBoss
2 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
3 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
3 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) GitHub
3 1 (5.88%) Force.com
3 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Maven
2 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 7 (41.18%) Mockito
3 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 4 (23.53%) JUnit
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium
3 4 (23.53%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (17.65%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (17.65%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) AWS Developer
3 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (17.65%) ETL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Integration Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Architect
7 1 (5.88%) AWS Architect
7 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Linux Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Salesforce Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) RESTful
2 14 (82.35%) Web Services
3 10 (58.82%) JSON
3 10 (58.82%) Spring
4 7 (41.18%) Java EE
5 6 (35.29%) Apache Camel
6 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
6 5 (29.41%) REST
6 5 (29.41%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) Dropwizard
7 4 (23.53%) EJB
7 4 (23.53%) JMS
7 4 (23.53%) Spring Boot
7 4 (23.53%) Spring Security
7 4 (23.53%) XML Schema
8 3 (17.65%) WireMock
9 2 (11.76%) Ajax
10 1 (5.88%) Apache CXF
10 1 (5.88%) EDI
10 1 (5.88%) JPA
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (47.06%) DevOps
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 4 (23.53%) ETL
5 4 (23.53%) Microservices
5 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Data Management
6 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) Informatics
6 3 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.76%) BPEL
7 2 (11.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Apex Code
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) SOQL
5 1 (5.88%) SOSL
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
1 4 (23.53%) Talend
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) PayPal
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
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