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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England / South West
Rank 59 105 101
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 78 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.03% 1.27% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.04% 4.35% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 30 25
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £298 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.62%

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
648 873 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.18% 29.16% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 649 507
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol +12 19 £350 +0.71% 6
Gloucestershire +11 18 £419 +4.68% 14
Wiltshire +14 16 £335 -7.58% 4
Devon +10 9 £350 -12.50%
Somerset +9 3 £313 +2.04% 4
Dorset +3 3 £346 -1.07% 4
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 85 (61.15%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (58.99%) REST
3 75 (53.96%) Java
4 70 (50.36%) Web Services
5 62 (44.60%) JavaScript
6 59 (42.45%) HTML
7 56 (40.29%) CSS
7 56 (40.29%) Scrum
8 50 (35.97%) MVC
9 47 (33.81%) BDD
10 46 (33.09%) .NET
11 44 (31.65%) TDD
11 44 (31.65%) jQuery
12 41 (29.50%) SQL
12 41 (29.50%) C#
13 40 (28.78%) Oracle
13 40 (28.78%) SQL Server
14 38 (27.34%) JSON
15 34 (24.46%) Finance
16 33 (23.74%) XML
16 33 (23.74%) Cucumber
17 32 (23.02%) Spring
18 31 (22.30%) Selenium
19 30 (21.58%) Microsoft
19 30 (21.58%) ASP.NET
20 29 (20.86%) OO
20 29 (20.86%) AngularJS
21 28 (20.14%) Hibernate
22 27 (19.42%) Marketing
22 27 (19.42%) 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 19 (13.67%) Apache
2 16 (11.51%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (7.91%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.91%) WebSphere
4 10 (7.19%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.76%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (5.76%) IIS
6 7 (5.04%) JBoss
7 6 (4.32%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (4.32%) OpenROAD
8 5 (3.60%) Confluence
8 5 (3.60%) Mule
8 5 (3.60%) Mule ESB
9 3 (2.16%) CMS
9 3 (2.16%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.44%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.44%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.72%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (17.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.88%) TestFlight
3 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.16%) GitHub
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) LDAP
2 5 (3.60%) Internet
3 3 (2.16%) HTTP
3 3 (2.16%) SSH
4 2 (1.44%) DNS
4 2 (1.44%) DSL
4 2 (1.44%) FCAPS
5 1 (0.72%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.78%) SQL Server
2 27 (19.42%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.19%) MySQL
4 6 (4.32%) Big Data
4 6 (4.32%) CouchDB
4 6 (4.32%) Ingres
4 6 (4.32%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (2.88%) DB2
6 4 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.88%) SQLite
7 3 (2.16%) Endeca
8 2 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.44%) HBase
8 2 (1.44%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (23.74%) Cucumber
2 31 (22.30%) Selenium
3 26 (18.71%) WebDriver
4 22 (15.83%) Maven
5 20 (14.39%) Git (software)
5 20 (14.39%) Visual Studio
6 19 (13.67%) SoapUI
7 18 (12.95%) Mockito
8 17 (12.23%) Bitbucket
9 15 (10.79%) JUnit
10 14 (10.07%) Jenkins
11 12 (8.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (8.63%) JIRA
12 9 (6.47%) Ant
13 7 (5.04%) Eclipse
14 6 (4.32%) Jasmine
14 6 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (3.60%) JMeter
15 5 (3.60%) LoadRunner
16 3 (2.16%) Subversion
General
1 34 (24.46%) Finance
2 27 (19.42%) Marketing
3 25 (17.99%) Electronics
3 25 (17.99%) Manufacturing
3 25 (17.99%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.16%) Banking
5 2 (1.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (65.47%) Developer
2 33 (23.74%) .NET Developer
3 32 (23.02%) Java Developer
4 19 (13.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 19 (13.67%) C# Developer
4 19 (13.67%) Software Developer
5 17 (12.23%) ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (12.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (11.51%) .NET Software Developer
6 16 (11.51%) C# Software Developer
7 14 (10.07%) Agile Developer
7 14 (10.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (9.35%) Analyst
8 13 (9.35%) Senior Developer
8 13 (9.35%) Test Analyst
9 12 (8.63%) Tester
10 11 (7.91%) Agile .NET Developer
10 11 (7.91%) Agile C# Developer
10 11 (7.91%) Architect
11 10 (7.19%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (58.99%) REST
2 70 (50.36%) Web Services
3 59 (42.45%) HTML
4 56 (40.29%) CSS
5 46 (33.09%) .NET
6 44 (31.65%) jQuery
7 38 (27.34%) JSON
8 33 (23.74%) XML
9 32 (23.02%) Spring
10 30 (21.58%) ASP.NET
11 29 (20.86%) AngularJS
12 28 (20.14%) Hibernate
13 25 (17.99%) ASP.NET Web API
14 23 (16.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 21 (15.11%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (15.11%) WCF
16 17 (12.23%) RESTful
16 17 (12.23%) Sass
17 14 (10.07%) Spring MVC
18 13 (9.35%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (2.88%) iPad
1 4 (2.88%) Mobile App
1 4 (2.88%) W3C
2 3 (2.16%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.44%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.44%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.44%) RIA
3 2 (1.44%) User Experience
4 1 (0.72%) Clustering
4 1 (0.72%) IVR
4 1 (0.72%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.07%) Windows
2 13 (9.35%) Unix
3 10 (7.19%) Linux
4 9 (6.47%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.32%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.16%) Android
7 2 (1.44%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (61.15%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.29%) Scrum
3 50 (35.97%) MVC
4 47 (33.81%) BDD
5 44 (31.65%) TDD
6 29 (20.86%) OO
7 25 (17.99%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (17.99%) Digital Marketing
7 25 (17.99%) Programme Management
8 23 (16.55%) OOD
8 23 (16.55%) Test Scripting
9 18 (12.95%) Kanban
10 16 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (10.07%) Test Automation
12 13 (9.35%) SOA
13 12 (8.63%) Unit Testing
14 11 (7.91%) SDLC
15 9 (6.47%) Waterfall
16 8 (5.76%) E-Commerce
16 8 (5.76%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (53.96%) Java
2 62 (44.60%) JavaScript
3 41 (29.50%) C#
3 41 (29.50%) SQL
4 10 (7.19%) Python
5 8 (5.76%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.76%) Scala
6 6 (4.32%) Ruby
7 5 (3.60%) PHP
8 4 (2.88%) Apple Swift
8 4 (2.88%) Groovy
8 4 (2.88%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.88%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.16%) C++
9 3 (2.16%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.44%) Perl
10 2 (1.44%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.44%) VB
10 2 (1.44%) VB6
10 2 (1.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.19%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.88%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.16%) ISEB
5 2 (1.44%) Degree
5 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) QA
System Software
1 18 (12.95%) Docker
2 3 (2.16%) LXC
3 2 (1.44%) Varnish
4 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) Ansible
1 3 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.44%) CloudHub
2 2 (1.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (28.78%) Oracle
2 30 (21.58%) Microsoft
3 25 (17.99%) SAP
4 5 (3.60%) ATG
4 5 (3.60%) HP
4 5 (3.60%) IBM
5 4 (2.88%) webMethods
6 2 (1.44%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.44%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.44%) Nokia
7 1 (0.72%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.72%) Apple
7 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.72%) Avaya
7 1 (0.72%) BEA
7 1 (0.72%) Genesys
7 1 (0.72%) Google
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