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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 67 91 130
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +39
Contract jobs citing SOAP 74 59 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.62% 1.81% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.80% 6.70% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 37 12
Median daily rate £350 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £522 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +7.95%
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
841 880 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.74% 26.98% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 597 488
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 64 12
Median hourly rate £23.28 £42.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% +9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Wiltshire +27 27 £340 -15.00% 6
Bristol +22 25 £425 +28.78% 5
Gloucestershire -10 4 £450 +9.75% 8
Somerset +13 2 £338 -3.57%
Devon -8 2 £350 -26.31% 2
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 86 (57.72%) REST
2 78 (52.35%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (51.01%) Web Services
4 62 (41.61%) Java
5 61 (40.94%) JavaScript
6 60 (40.27%) MVC
7 56 (37.58%) HTML
8 51 (34.23%) Scrum
9 47 (31.54%) .NET
9 47 (31.54%) CSS
10 43 (28.86%) SQL
11 41 (27.52%) jQuery
12 40 (26.85%) C#
12 40 (26.85%) SQL Server
13 38 (25.50%) AngularJS
14 36 (24.16%) ASP.NET
15 33 (22.15%) TDD
16 32 (21.48%) WCF
16 32 (21.48%) Oracle
17 31 (20.81%) XML
17 31 (20.81%) Finance
17 31 (20.81%) JSON
18 30 (20.13%) Microsoft
19 29 (19.46%) Visual Studio
20 26 (17.45%) OO
20 26 (17.45%) ASP.NET MVC
21 25 (16.78%) Git (software)
22 24 (16.11%) Spring
22 24 (16.11%) BDD
23 23 (15.44%) Oracle Database

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 17 (11.41%) SharePoint
2 14 (9.40%) IIS
3 11 (7.38%) Apache
4 9 (6.04%) WebLogic
5 8 (5.37%) Apache Spark
5 8 (5.37%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (4.70%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (4.70%) Mule
6 7 (4.70%) Mule ESB
6 7 (4.70%) NServiceBus
7 6 (4.03%) OpenROAD
8 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.01%) JBoss
9 3 (2.01%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.67%) Confluence
10 1 (0.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (10.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (4.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.67%) Magento
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.03%) TestFlight
3 3 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.74%) LDAP
2 8 (5.37%) DNS
2 8 (5.37%) DSL
2 8 (5.37%) Internet
3 7 (4.70%) FCAPS
4 2 (1.34%) SSH
4 2 (1.34%) VPN
5 1 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.44%) Oracle Database
3 14 (9.40%) CouchDB
4 12 (8.05%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.71%) Big Data
6 8 (5.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (5.37%) HBase
6 8 (5.37%) MySQL
6 8 (5.37%) Neo4j
6 8 (5.37%) Parquet
6 8 (5.37%) Redis
7 6 (4.03%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (4.03%) Ingres
7 6 (4.03%) SQLite
8 5 (3.36%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.36%) RavenDB
9 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.01%) DB2
11 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (19.46%) Visual Studio
2 25 (16.78%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.41%) Selenium
4 16 (10.74%) Cucumber
4 16 (10.74%) JUnit
5 15 (10.07%) Maven
5 15 (10.07%) Mockito
6 11 (7.38%) SoapUI
7 10 (6.71%) Jenkins
7 10 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (6.04%) WebDriver
9 8 (5.37%) Bitbucket
9 8 (5.37%) IntelliJ
10 7 (4.70%) JIRA
11 6 (4.03%) JMeter
11 6 (4.03%) LoadRunner
11 6 (4.03%) Subversion
12 5 (3.36%) Gradle
12 5 (3.36%) TeamCity
13 4 (2.68%) NuGet
General
1 31 (20.81%) Finance
2 21 (14.09%) Marketing
3 16 (10.74%) Electronics
3 16 (10.74%) Manufacturing
3 16 (10.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.67%) Advertising
4 1 (0.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 113 (75.84%) Developer
2 38 (25.50%) .NET Developer
3 33 (22.15%) Java Developer
4 24 (16.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 24 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 21 (14.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (14.09%) C# Developer
6 20 (13.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (13.42%) Software Developer
7 18 (12.08%) Senior Developer
8 17 (11.41%) Agile Developer
9 14 (9.40%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (9.40%) Agile .NET Developer
9 14 (9.40%) Agile C# Developer
9 14 (9.40%) Analyst
9 14 (9.40%) C# Software Developer
9 14 (9.40%) Test Analyst
10 10 (6.71%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (4.70%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (4.70%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (57.72%) REST
2 76 (51.01%) Web Services
3 56 (37.58%) HTML
4 47 (31.54%) .NET
4 47 (31.54%) CSS
5 41 (27.52%) jQuery
6 38 (25.50%) AngularJS
7 36 (24.16%) ASP.NET
8 32 (21.48%) WCF
9 31 (20.81%) JSON
9 31 (20.81%) XML
10 26 (17.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (16.11%) Spring
12 23 (15.44%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (14.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (13.42%) Middleware
14 20 (13.42%) XSD
15 19 (12.75%) Hibernate
16 18 (12.08%) HTML5
17 16 (10.74%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.04%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.03%) User Experience
3 5 (3.36%) W3C
4 4 (2.68%) iPhone
5 3 (2.01%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.01%) iPad
5 3 (2.01%) NHS
6 2 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.34%) Clustering
7 1 (0.67%) Blog
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.67%) IVR
7 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.09%) Unix
2 15 (10.07%) Windows
3 12 (8.05%) Linux
4 8 (5.37%) Mesosphere
5 7 (4.70%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.03%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.01%) Android
7 3 (2.01%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (52.35%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (40.27%) MVC
3 51 (34.23%) Scrum
4 33 (22.15%) TDD
5 26 (17.45%) OO
6 24 (16.11%) BDD
7 20 (13.42%) OOD
8 18 (12.08%) Programme Management
9 17 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (10.74%) Digital Marketing
10 16 (10.74%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (9.40%) Kanban
11 14 (9.40%) Test Scripting
12 13 (8.72%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.71%) DevOps
13 10 (6.71%) Waterfall
14 9 (6.04%) Test Automation
15 8 (5.37%) Software Engineering
15 8 (5.37%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.61%) Java
2 61 (40.94%) JavaScript
3 43 (28.86%) SQL
4 40 (26.85%) C#
5 9 (6.04%) Scala
6 8 (5.37%) TypeScript
7 7 (4.70%) C++
7 7 (4.70%) Objective-C
7 7 (4.70%) PHP
7 7 (4.70%) Python
8 6 (4.03%) Apple Swift
9 5 (3.36%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.68%) Groovy
10 4 (2.68%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.01%) VB
12 2 (1.34%) Ruby
12 2 (1.34%) VB6
13 1 (0.67%) Perl
13 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 21 (14.09%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.68%) Degree
4 3 (2.01%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.34%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) QA
2 3 (2.01%) HL7
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (9.40%) Docker
2 3 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (5.37%) Ansible
1 8 (5.37%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.67%) Graylog
3 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.67%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 32 (21.48%) Oracle
2 30 (20.13%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.41%) SAP
4 16 (10.74%) webMethods
5 7 (4.70%) Nokia
6 3 (2.01%) HP
7 2 (1.34%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.34%) ESRI
7 2 (1.34%) IBM
8 1 (0.67%) Avaya
8 1 (0.67%) Genesys
8 1 (0.67%) Google
8 1 (0.67%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.67%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
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