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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 50 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing SOAP 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.02% 0.82% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.73% 1.94% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £400 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.88% +21.42%
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
148 155 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 42.77% 42.47% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 127 30
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
2 13 (92.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (92.86%) Talend
3 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (85.71%) JIRA
3 12 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (57.14%) Time Management
4 8 (57.14%) Kanban
4 8 (57.14%) JUnit
4 8 (57.14%) Maven
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) Project Management
4 8 (57.14%) Change Management
4 8 (57.14%) SoapUI
4 8 (57.14%) Test Planning
4 8 (57.14%) API Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 8 (57.14%) QA
4 8 (57.14%) Performance Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Product Management
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (57.14%) Confluence
4 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (57.14%) Process Improvement
4 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (50.00%) IT Audit
5 7 (50.00%) Defect Tracking

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 8 (57.14%) Confluence
2 6 (42.86%) JBoss
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (85.71%) JIRA
3 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 8 (57.14%) JUnit
3 8 (57.14%) Maven
3 8 (57.14%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Integration Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SOA Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) Apache Camel
2 6 (42.86%) RESTful
2 6 (42.86%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) Apache CXF
3 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
3 5 (35.71%) JPA
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (35.71%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) XML Schema
4 1 (7.14%) JMS
4 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (57.14%) API Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Change Management
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (57.14%) Kanban
2 8 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Process Improvement
2 8 (57.14%) Product Management
2 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 8 (57.14%) Test Planning
2 8 (57.14%) Time Management
3 7 (50.00%) Data Validation
3 7 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (50.00%) IT Audit
3 7 (50.00%) Validation
4 6 (42.86%) Migration
4 6 (42.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Talend
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle