The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 61 88 106
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +18
Contract jobs citing SOAP 85 61 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.79% 1.90% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.04% 7.22% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 27
Median daily rate £350 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £28.23 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £39.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +2.56%
SOAP
England

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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
847 845 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.82% 26.37% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 598 553
Median daily rate £350 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 51 19
Median hourly rate £39.38 £42.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +12 21 £363 - 7
Bristol +7 20 £350 -3.44% 7
Wiltshire -2 19 £345 +2.22% 2
Dorset +6 12 £425 - 3
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 65 (59.09%) REST
2 57 (51.82%) Web Services
3 49 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (42.73%) Java
5 40 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 40 (36.36%) MVC
6 36 (32.73%) Scrum
7 35 (31.82%) HTML
8 28 (25.45%) SQL
8 28 (25.45%) CSS
9 27 (24.55%) XML
9 27 (24.55%) Finance
9 27 (24.55%) AngularJS
10 25 (22.73%) C#
10 25 (22.73%) .NET
11 24 (21.82%) Unix
12 23 (20.91%) jQuery
13 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET
13 22 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 21 (19.09%) Oracle
14 21 (19.09%) Microsoft
14 21 (19.09%) Git (software)
15 20 (18.18%) Middleware
16 19 (17.27%) webMethods
16 19 (17.27%) Security Cleared
16 19 (17.27%) Spring
17 18 (16.36%) TDD
17 18 (16.36%) Enterprise Architecture
17 18 (16.36%) WCF
18 17 (15.45%) Marketing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.36%) Apache
2 7 (6.36%) Mule
2 7 (6.36%) Mule ESB
3 6 (5.45%) Apache Spark
3 6 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.45%) IIS
3 6 (5.45%) NServiceBus
3 6 (5.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.82%) JBoss
4 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.91%) Confluence
5 1 (0.91%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.91%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (11.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.91%) Magento
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.91%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.91%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.91%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.82%) TestFlight
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) LDAP
2 7 (6.36%) Internet
3 6 (5.45%) DNS
3 6 (5.45%) DSL
4 5 (4.55%) FCAPS
5 4 (3.64%) SSH
6 3 (2.73%) HTTP
7 2 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 9 (8.18%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.27%) CouchDB
5 7 (6.36%) Big Data
6 6 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (5.45%) HBase
6 6 (5.45%) Neo4j
6 6 (5.45%) Parquet
6 6 (5.45%) Redis
7 5 (4.55%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.55%) RavenDB
8 3 (2.73%) MySQL
9 2 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.82%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (1.82%) GIS
9 2 (1.82%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (1.82%) SQLite
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (19.09%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.55%) Visual Studio
3 12 (10.91%) Maven
4 10 (9.09%) JUnit
4 10 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (8.18%) Cucumber
5 9 (8.18%) Jenkins
5 9 (8.18%) Selenium
5 9 (8.18%) SoapUI
6 8 (7.27%) IntelliJ
6 8 (7.27%) Mockito
7 6 (5.45%) JIRA
8 5 (4.55%) Gradle
8 5 (4.55%) Subversion
8 5 (4.55%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.64%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.64%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.64%) JMeter
9 4 (3.64%) LoadRunner
9 4 (3.64%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (24.55%) Finance
2 17 (15.45%) Marketing
3 13 (11.82%) Electronics
3 13 (11.82%) Manufacturing
3 13 (11.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.91%) Advertising
4 1 (0.91%) Automotive
4 1 (0.91%) Billing
4 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (71.82%) Developer
2 27 (24.55%) Java Developer
3 20 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 17 (15.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (14.55%) C# Developer
6 15 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (13.64%) Software Developer
7 10 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
7 10 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
7 10 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
7 10 (9.09%) Agile Developer
7 10 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (7.27%) Analyst
8 8 (7.27%) Test Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Tester
11 5 (4.55%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (59.09%) REST
2 57 (51.82%) Web Services
3 35 (31.82%) HTML
4 28 (25.45%) CSS
5 27 (24.55%) AngularJS
5 27 (24.55%) XML
6 25 (22.73%) .NET
7 23 (20.91%) jQuery
8 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 20 (18.18%) Middleware
10 19 (17.27%) Spring
11 18 (16.36%) WCF
12 17 (15.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (14.55%) JSON
14 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (13.64%) XSD
15 14 (12.73%) Hibernate
16 13 (11.82%) HTML5
17 11 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (9.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Mobile App
1 6 (5.45%) User Experience
2 4 (3.64%) iPhone
3 3 (2.73%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.73%) iPad
3 3 (2.73%) NHS
4 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.82%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.91%) Blog
5 1 (0.91%) Clustering
5 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.91%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.91%) Social Media
5 1 (0.91%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.82%) Unix
2 15 (13.64%) Linux
3 8 (7.27%) Windows
4 6 (5.45%) Mesosphere
5 4 (3.64%) Android
5 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.73%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.82%) CentOS
8 1 (0.91%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.36%) MVC
3 36 (32.73%) Scrum
4 18 (16.36%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (16.36%) TDD
5 17 (15.45%) OO
6 15 (13.64%) BDD
6 15 (13.64%) Programme Management
7 13 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (11.82%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (10.91%) OOD
9 11 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (10.00%) Kanban
10 9 (8.18%) DevOps
10 9 (8.18%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.27%) Test Scripting
12 6 (5.45%) Analytics
12 6 (5.45%) Big Data Analytics
12 6 (5.45%) Data Analytics
12 6 (5.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 47 (42.73%) Java
2 40 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 28 (25.45%) SQL
4 25 (22.73%) C#
5 6 (5.45%) Scala
5 6 (5.45%) TypeScript
6 5 (4.55%) PHP
6 5 (4.55%) Python
7 4 (3.64%) C++
7 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.73%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.82%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.82%) Groovy
9 2 (1.82%) Ruby
9 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) ISEB
3 4 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.73%) Degree
5 2 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (6.36%) Docker
2 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) Ansible
1 6 (5.45%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.91%) Graylog
3 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.91%) Puppet
3 1 (0.91%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 21 (19.09%) Microsoft
1 21 (19.09%) Oracle
2 19 (17.27%) webMethods
3 15 (13.64%) SAP
4 6 (5.45%) HP
5 5 (4.55%) Nokia
6 2 (1.82%) ESRI
6 2 (1.82%) IBM
6 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.91%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.91%) Google
7 1 (0.91%) hybris
7 1 (0.91%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.91%) VMware
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