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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 39 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.81% 0.28% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.67% 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £280 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -1.53%
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
107 94 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 38.77% 26.04% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 63 34
Average daily rate £413 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £528 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016, 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%) Web Services
1 7 (70.00%) REST
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) J2EE
4 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (40.00%) Java EE
4 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Spring
5 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Struts
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) PHP
5 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (20.00%) Django

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Redmine
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Protractor
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) REST
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) J2EE
2 4 (40.00%) Java EE
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Struts
4 2 (20.00%) Celery
4 2 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (20.00%) Django
4 2 (20.00%) Flask
4 2 (20.00%) Laravel
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
6 1 (10.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) PHP 5
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) CA
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Zend
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