The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Somerset region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 38 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.37% 0.53% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.88% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £465 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
164 78 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 48.52% 41.71% 35.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 50 30
Average daily rate £313 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
SOAP
South West

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 31 July 2014. 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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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 - 8 £300 - 2
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Frome - - - - 1
SOAP
South West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) SOA
1 9 (81.82%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (72.73%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
2 8 (72.73%) JMS
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) RUP
2 8 (72.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 1 (9.09%) Market Research
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
2 8 (72.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Architect
2 8 (72.73%) Integration Architect
2 8 (72.73%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Developer
4 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) JMS
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) SOA
2 8 (72.73%) RUP
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Market Research
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy