The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 34 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.20% 0.57% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.26% 1.32% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £463 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
SOAP
South West

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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
92 151 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 36.80% 43.14% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 100 50
Average daily rate £325 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 1
Average hourly rate £41.66 £37.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Somerset region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bath -1 3 £463 +42.38%
SOAP
South West

SOAP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) PHP 5
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (20.00%) Memcached
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) UML

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) CRM Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Memcached
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared