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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 104 94 109
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 41 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.29% 1.33% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.28% 5.48% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 15
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£375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £214 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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
777 602 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.46% 24.20% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 388 409
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 28
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.92 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.10 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 10 £400 - 4
Bristol -8 9 £325 -24.41% 11
Wiltshire -9 9 £375 +36.36% 6
Dorset -7 3 - - 5
Somerset -1 2 £350 - 3
Devon -13 1 - -
Cornwall - - - -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 38 (67.86%) Web Services
2 36 (64.29%) Java
3 30 (53.57%) REST
4 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
5 23 (41.07%) XML
5 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (39.29%) TDD
7 20 (35.71%) HTML
7 20 (35.71%) .NET
8 19 (33.93%) MVC
8 19 (33.93%) BDD
9 18 (32.14%) Spring
10 17 (30.36%) C#
11 16 (28.57%) CSS
12 15 (26.79%) SQL
13 14 (25.00%) jQuery
14 13 (23.21%) JSON
15 12 (21.43%) Windows
15 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
16 11 (19.64%) Oracle
16 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
16 11 (19.64%) CSS3
17 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
17 10 (17.86%) Hibernate
18 9 (16.07%) OO
18 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
18 9 (16.07%) Apple iOS
18 9 (16.07%) Spring MVC
19 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
19 8 (14.29%) Android

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (12.50%) CMS
1 7 (12.50%) Node.js
1 7 (12.50%) Mule
2 4 (7.14%) JBoss
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Project
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.79%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) SaaS
3 2 (3.57%) PaaS
3 2 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) AMQP
2 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) SSL
2 2 (3.57%) LAN
2 2 (3.57%) WAN
2 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.57%) OLTP
4 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Maven
1 7 (12.50%) JUnit
2 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.93%) TestNG
4 4 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (5.36%) Subversion
5 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.36%) Selenium
5 3 (5.36%) JIRA
6 2 (3.57%) GitLab
6 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.79%) Hudson
7 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Web Developer
3 9 (16.07%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (5.36%) CRM Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Java Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (67.86%) Web Services
2 30 (53.57%) REST
3 23 (41.07%) XML
4 20 (35.71%) HTML
4 20 (35.71%) .NET
5 18 (32.14%) Spring
6 16 (28.57%) CSS
7 14 (25.00%) jQuery
8 13 (23.21%) JSON
9 11 (19.64%) CSS3
10 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
10 10 (17.86%) Hibernate
11 9 (16.07%) Spring MVC
12 8 (14.29%) RESTful
12 8 (14.29%) HTML5
13 7 (12.50%) JPA
13 7 (12.50%) .NET Framework
14 6 (10.71%) WCF
14 6 (10.71%) LINQ
14 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Open Source
2 3 (5.36%) Smartcard
2 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
2 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Animation
4 1 (1.79%) Online Games
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Apple iOS
3 8 (14.29%) Android
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Phone
5 3 (5.36%) Linux
6 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.79%) UNIX
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) TDD
3 19 (33.93%) MVC
3 19 (33.93%) BDD
4 9 (16.07%) OO
4 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
5 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 8 (14.29%) UML
5 8 (14.29%) Scrum
6 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.50%) OOD
7 6 (10.71%) ITIL
7 6 (10.71%) SOA
8 5 (8.93%) Content Management
8 5 (8.93%) Web Application Development
8 5 (8.93%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
9 4 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) Java
2 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.36%) C#
4 15 (26.79%) SQL
5 6 (10.71%) C++
6 4 (7.14%) C
6 4 (7.14%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) COBOL
7 1 (1.79%) XQuery
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.79%) XAML
7 1 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) BC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Appcelerator
4 3 (5.36%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) F5
5 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.57%) Nokia
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) Software AG
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