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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 67 87 99
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Contract jobs citing SOAP 74 56 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.47% 1.82% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.34% 7.08% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 32
Median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £325 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.46 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +3.52%
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
792 791 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.44% 25.70% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 550 549
Median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 18
Median hourly rate £38.75 £39.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £19.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +3.57% 6
Bristol +5 15 £350 -3.44% 9
Wiltshire -8 12 £361 +5.09% 4
Dorset - 12 £425 - 6
Somerset +7 2 £475 +38.68% 3
Devon -4 1 £350 -6.66% 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 53 (58.24%) Web Services
2 50 (54.95%) REST
3 39 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (35.16%) Java
5 31 (34.07%) MVC
6 28 (30.77%) Scrum
6 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 27 (29.67%) XML
8 25 (27.47%) C#
8 25 (27.47%) .NET
9 24 (26.37%) HTML
9 24 (26.37%) Unix
10 21 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 21 (23.08%) Finance
10 21 (23.08%) Middleware
10 21 (23.08%) AngularJS
11 20 (21.98%) webMethods
11 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
11 20 (21.98%) Git (software)
12 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
12 19 (20.88%) Enterprise Architecture
12 19 (20.88%) SQL
12 19 (20.88%) SQL Server
13 18 (19.78%) Oracle
13 18 (19.78%) WCF
13 18 (19.78%) SC Cleared
14 17 (18.68%) CSS
15 15 (16.48%) OO
15 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API

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 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.59%) IIS
2 6 (6.59%) NServiceBus
3 5 (5.49%) Mule
3 5 (5.49%) Mule ESB
3 5 (5.49%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.30%) Apache
4 3 (3.30%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.20%) JBoss
6 1 (1.10%) Confluence
6 1 (1.10%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.10%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.10%) Magento
3 1 (1.10%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.10%) SAP hybris
3 1 (1.10%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) Internet
2 4 (4.40%) SSH
3 3 (3.30%) DNS
3 3 (3.30%) DSL
3 3 (3.30%) HTTP
3 3 (3.30%) LDAP
4 2 (2.20%) FCAPS
4 2 (2.20%) VPN
5 1 (1.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.79%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.49%) RavenDB
5 4 (4.40%) CouchDB
6 3 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.30%) Big Data
6 3 (3.30%) HBase
6 3 (3.30%) Neo4j
6 3 (3.30%) Parquet
6 3 (3.30%) Redis
7 2 (2.20%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (2.20%) GIS
7 2 (2.20%) MySQL
8 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.10%) DB2
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.10%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (21.98%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 10 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (9.89%) Maven
5 8 (8.79%) IntelliJ
6 7 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.69%) JUnit
7 6 (6.59%) JIRA
7 6 (6.59%) SoapUI
8 5 (5.49%) Gradle
8 5 (5.49%) Selenium
8 5 (5.49%) Subversion
8 5 (5.49%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.40%) Eclipse
9 4 (4.40%) Zephyr
10 3 (3.30%) Artifactory
10 3 (3.30%) JMeter
10 3 (3.30%) LoadRunner
10 3 (3.30%) Mockito
General
1 21 (23.08%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Marketing
3 11 (12.09%) Electronics
3 11 (12.09%) Manufacturing
3 11 (12.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Billing
4 1 (1.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (69.23%) Developer
2 19 (20.88%) .NET Developer
3 17 (18.68%) Java Developer
4 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 15 (16.48%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (16.48%) C# Developer
5 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (10.99%) Software Developer
8 8 (8.79%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Agile .NET Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Agile C# Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Agile Developer
8 8 (8.79%) C# Software Developer
9 6 (6.59%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Tester
10 5 (5.49%) AWS Developer
11 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (58.24%) Web Services
2 50 (54.95%) REST
3 27 (29.67%) XML
4 25 (27.47%) .NET
5 24 (26.37%) HTML
6 21 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 21 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 21 (23.08%) Middleware
7 18 (19.78%) WCF
8 17 (18.68%) CSS
9 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (15.38%) jQuery
10 14 (15.38%) Spring
10 14 (15.38%) XSD
11 13 (14.29%) JSON
12 10 (10.99%) HTML5
13 9 (9.89%) Hibernate
13 9 (9.89%) RESTful
14 8 (8.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
1 5 (5.49%) User Experience
2 4 (4.40%) iPhone
3 3 (3.30%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.30%) iPad
3 3 (3.30%) NHS
4 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.20%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.10%) Blog
5 1 (1.10%) Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.10%) DTV
5 1 (1.10%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.37%) Unix
2 11 (12.09%) Linux
3 8 (8.79%) Windows
4 4 (4.40%) Android
5 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.30%) Mesosphere
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.07%) MVC
3 28 (30.77%) Scrum
4 19 (20.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (16.48%) OO
6 13 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 12 (13.19%) TDD
8 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (12.09%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (9.89%) OOD
10 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.69%) BDD
11 7 (7.69%) Kanban
12 6 (6.59%) Defect Management
12 6 (6.59%) DevOps
12 6 (6.59%) ITIL
12 6 (6.59%) Secure Coding
13 5 (5.49%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (5.49%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.16%) Java
2 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 25 (27.47%) C#
4 19 (20.88%) SQL
5 5 (5.49%) PHP
5 5 (5.49%) Python
5 5 (5.49%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.30%) C++
6 3 (3.30%) Ruby
6 3 (3.30%) Scala
6 3 (3.30%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.10%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.10%) Groovy
8 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.40%) Degree
3 4 (4.40%) ISEB
4 3 (3.30%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.10%) CISSP
6 1 (1.10%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) GWAPT
6 1 (1.10%) OSCE
6 1 (1.10%) OSCP
6 1 (1.10%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Docker
2 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.30%) Ansible
2 3 (3.30%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.10%) Graylog
3 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.10%) Puppet
3 1 (1.10%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
1 20 (21.98%) webMethods
2 18 (19.78%) Oracle
3 13 (14.29%) SAP
4 6 (6.59%) HP
5 2 (2.20%) ESRI
5 2 (2.20%) IBM
5 2 (2.20%) Nokia
5 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.10%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco
6 1 (1.10%) Google
6 1 (1.10%) hybris
6 1 (1.10%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.10%) VMware
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