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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 40 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.66% - 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.06% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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
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
97 112 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 32.01% 36.60% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 75 53
Average daily rate £365 £355 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £675 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 10
Average hourly rate £57.00 £46.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +47.61%
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 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 12 February 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 £250 - 1
SOAP
South West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HipChat
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) HipChat
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
4 1 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) UDDI
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) WSDL
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Kanban
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PHP 5
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared