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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 35 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.87% 0.85% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.84% 2.11% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.28 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+23.99% -31.45%
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
117 142 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 41.94% 40.34% 43.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 112 76
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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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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 -7 5 £313 +4.16% 2
SOAP
South West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (75.00%) XML
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) C#
4 6 (50.00%) WCF
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (33.33%) REST
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) CSS
8 2 (16.67%) XSD
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) XSLT
8 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 2 (16.67%) WinForms
8 2 (16.67%) MVC
8 2 (16.67%) Spring
8 2 (16.67%) JSON
8 2 (16.67%) Ajax
8 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 2 (16.67%) XPath
8 2 (16.67%) Hibernate

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (8.33%) LiveCycle
2 1 (8.33%) Liferay
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (8.33%) EasyMock
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Mockito
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) XML
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) WCF
5 4 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) XSD
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) XSLT
6 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) WinForms
6 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) WPF
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Scrum
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (8.33%) XML Parsing
3 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) XPath
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) VBScript
5 1 (8.33%) XQuery
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe