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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 86 93 108
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 56 44 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.91% 1.41% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.64% 5.58% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 27
Median daily rate £350 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £413 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.23 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.71%
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
733 788 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.95% 25.18% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 527 573
Median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 16
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.46 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +11 21 £325 -7.14% 9
Bristol +3 12 £375 +7.14% 5
Wiltshire -5 9 £365 +0.68% 4
Somerset +12 3 £463 +35.10% 1
Dorset -5 2 £543 - 8
Devon -7 1 £350 -6.66%
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 48 (61.54%) Web Services
2 42 (53.85%) REST
3 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (33.33%) Scrum
5 23 (29.49%) Unix
5 23 (29.49%) C#
5 23 (29.49%) Java
6 22 (28.21%) .NET
7 21 (26.92%) Security Cleared
8 20 (25.64%) webMethods
9 19 (24.36%) Middleware
9 19 (24.36%) SC Cleared
9 19 (24.36%) Enterprise Architecture
10 18 (23.08%) MVC
10 18 (23.08%) Finance
10 18 (23.08%) SQL
10 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 16 (20.51%) XML
11 16 (20.51%) WCF
12 14 (17.95%) HTML
12 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
12 14 (17.95%) RESTful
13 13 (16.67%) Marketing
13 13 (16.67%) Visual Studio
13 13 (16.67%) SAP
13 13 (16.67%) OO
13 13 (16.67%) Programme Management
13 13 (16.67%) AngularJS

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 7 (8.97%) IIS
2 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.85%) NServiceBus
4 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.56%) JBoss
5 2 (2.56%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.56%) Mule
5 2 (2.56%) Mule ESB
5 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.28%) Confluence
6 1 (1.28%) Jetty
6 1 (1.28%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 11 (14.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.28%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.28%) SAP hybris
3 1 (1.28%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Internet
2 5 (6.41%) HTTP
3 4 (5.13%) SSH
4 2 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (1.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.85%) RavenDB
4 2 (2.56%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (2.56%) GIS
4 2 (2.56%) MySQL
4 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.28%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.28%) DB2
5 1 (1.28%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 12 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.97%) JIRA
4 7 (8.97%) Maven
5 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.13%) JUnit
6 4 (5.13%) Selenium
6 4 (5.13%) Subversion
6 4 (5.13%) Zephyr
7 3 (3.85%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.85%) NuGet
7 3 (3.85%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.85%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.28%) Hamcrest
9 1 (1.28%) Mockito
9 1 (1.28%) NUnit
General
1 18 (23.08%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Marketing
3 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 11 (14.10%) Electronics
4 11 (14.10%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.56%) Billing
6 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (60.26%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 11 (14.10%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (14.10%) C# Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 6 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Tester
8 4 (5.13%) Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Architect
8 4 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.13%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (61.54%) Web Services
2 42 (53.85%) REST
3 22 (28.21%) .NET
4 19 (24.36%) Middleware
5 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 16 (20.51%) WCF
6 16 (20.51%) XML
7 14 (17.95%) HTML
7 14 (17.95%) RESTful
8 13 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (12.82%) CSS
10 10 (12.82%) jQuery
11 8 (10.26%) JSON
12 7 (8.97%) J2EE
13 6 (7.69%) Spring
13 6 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (5.13%) Gherkin
14 4 (5.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.13%) iPhone
3 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.85%) NHS
4 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) Blog
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.28%) DTV
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.28%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.28%) iPad
5 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.28%) PKI
5 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Unix
2 11 (14.10%) Linux
3 8 (10.26%) Windows
4 4 (5.13%) Android
5 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.85%) CentOS
5 3 (3.85%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.33%) Scrum
3 19 (24.36%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (23.08%) MVC
5 13 (16.67%) OO
5 13 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 11 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (14.10%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (14.10%) TDD
7 9 (11.54%) Kanban
8 7 (8.97%) BDD
8 7 (8.97%) OOD
9 6 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.69%) Defect Management
9 6 (7.69%) ITIL
9 6 (7.69%) OOP
9 6 (7.69%) SDLC
10 5 (6.41%) SOA
10 5 (6.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) C#
1 23 (29.49%) Java
2 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 18 (23.08%) SQL
3 5 (6.41%) Ruby
3 5 (6.41%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.13%) PHP
5 3 (3.85%) Python
6 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.28%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.28%) C
7 1 (1.28%) Delphi
7 1 (1.28%) Groovy
7 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.28%) VB
7 1 (1.28%) XPath
7 1 (1.28%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 19 (24.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) Degree
3 4 (5.13%) ISEB
4 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.28%) CISSP
6 1 (1.28%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.28%) GWAPT
6 1 (1.28%) OSCE
6 1 (1.28%) OSCP
6 1 (1.28%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) HL7
2 2 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) webMethods
2 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.67%) SAP
4 10 (12.82%) Oracle
5 7 (8.97%) HP
6 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.56%) ESRI
7 2 (2.56%) hybris
7 2 (2.56%) IBM
7 2 (2.56%) VMware
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco
8 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
South West
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £425 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £425 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £400 per day +
Posted: 5 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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