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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 96 91 115
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Contract jobs citing SOAP 46 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.45% 1.26% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.85% 4.98% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 8
Average daily rate
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£380 £310 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -43.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
786 723 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.79% 25.32% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 431 405
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 19
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +7 16 £400 +6.66% 5
Wiltshire 0 12 £375 +20.96% 3
Bristol +2 11 £363 +23.40% 17
Dorset +4 5 - -
Devon -13 1 - - 3
Cornwall - - - -
Somerset - - - - 3
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 52 (78.79%) Web Services
2 45 (68.18%) Java
3 36 (54.55%) REST
4 30 (45.45%) XML
5 27 (40.91%) TDD
6 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (37.88%) MVC
6 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
7 24 (36.36%) BDD
8 23 (34.85%) .NET
8 23 (34.85%) Spring
9 20 (30.30%) SQL
10 19 (28.79%) HTML
11 18 (27.27%) C#
12 17 (25.76%) Windows
13 16 (24.24%) CSS
13 16 (24.24%) Hibernate
14 15 (22.73%) Oracle
15 14 (21.21%) Spring MVC
16 13 (19.70%) JSON
16 13 (19.70%) jQuery
16 13 (19.70%) JPA
16 13 (19.70%) E-Commerce
17 12 (18.18%) JUnit
17 12 (18.18%) Mule
17 12 (18.18%) CSS3
18 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
18 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
19 10 (15.15%) UML
19 10 (15.15%) RESTful

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (18.18%) Mule
2 8 (12.12%) Node.js
2 8 (12.12%) CMS
3 4 (6.06%) JBoss
4 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.52%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Cordys
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) SaaS
3 2 (3.03%) PaaS
3 2 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) LAN
2 2 (3.03%) WAN
2 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) AMQP
2 2 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.03%) OLTP
5 2 (3.03%) MySQL
5 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.52%) DB2
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) JUnit
2 9 (13.64%) Maven
3 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.61%) TestNG
5 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
5 5 (7.58%) Subversion
5 5 (7.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (6.06%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (4.55%) JIRA
7 3 (4.55%) Selenium
7 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.03%) GitLab
8 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.52%) Hudson
9 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.52%) MSTest
9 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.52%) NUnit
General
1 7 (10.61%) Retail
2 6 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Law
3 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (68.18%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 8 (12.12%) .NET Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Integration Specialist
9 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Java Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) ETL Developer
9 3 (4.55%) CRM Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (78.79%) Web Services
2 36 (54.55%) REST
3 30 (45.45%) XML
4 23 (34.85%) .NET
4 23 (34.85%) Spring
5 19 (28.79%) HTML
6 16 (24.24%) CSS
6 16 (24.24%) Hibernate
7 14 (21.21%) Spring MVC
8 13 (19.70%) JSON
8 13 (19.70%) jQuery
8 13 (19.70%) JPA
9 12 (18.18%) CSS3
10 10 (15.15%) RESTful
11 9 (13.64%) WCF
11 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework
11 9 (13.64%) LINQ
12 8 (12.12%) HTML5
12 8 (12.12%) LINQ to SQL
12 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Smartcard
2 4 (6.06%) Open Source
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) Animation
4 1 (1.52%) Online Games
4 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.09%) Android
4 5 (7.58%) Windows 8
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Phone
5 4 (6.06%) Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.52%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) TDD
2 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.88%) MVC
3 24 (36.36%) BDD
4 13 (19.70%) E-Commerce
5 10 (15.15%) UML
6 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.12%) OO
7 8 (12.12%) OOD
8 7 (10.61%) Scrum
8 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.09%) Content Management
9 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 6 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Web Application Development
10 5 (7.58%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (7.58%) DevOps
10 5 (7.58%) SOA
11 4 (6.06%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (68.18%) Java
2 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
3 20 (30.30%) SQL
4 18 (27.27%) C#
5 6 (9.09%) C++
6 5 (7.58%) C
6 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.03%) PHP
7 2 (3.03%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) XPath
8 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.52%) COBOL
8 1 (1.52%) Perl
8 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.52%) VB
8 1 (1.52%) Python
8 1 (1.52%) XQuery
8 1 (1.52%) XAML
8 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (4.55%) BC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (1.52%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.52%) Nagios
2 1 (1.52%) AppManager
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Oracle
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.58%) Appcelerator
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco
4 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 2 (3.03%) HP
4 2 (3.03%) Nokia
4 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (1.52%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.52%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.52%) Rackspace
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