The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 62 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.24% 1.24% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.59% 5.00% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
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£413 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.64%
SOAP
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
251 120 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.72% 24.79% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 75 64
Average daily rate £400 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £31.25 £12.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -20 2 £448 +19.33% 1
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
5 5 (45.45%) CSS3
5 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
5 5 (45.45%) RESTful
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
6 4 (36.36%) UML
6 4 (36.36%) OOP
6 4 (36.36%) OO
6 4 (36.36%) Java
6 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (36.36%) REST
7 3 (27.27%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) XML

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) ColdFusion
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ColdFusion Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) RESTful
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) CSS3
4 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
5 4 (36.36%) REST
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) XML
8 1 (9.09%) XSLT
8 1 (9.09%) WSDL
8 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
8 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 1 (9.09%) WCF
8 1 (9.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) UML
2 4 (36.36%) OOP
2 4 (36.36%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 1 (9.09%) XML Parsing
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin