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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 81 98 97
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 66 38 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.06% 1.24% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.83% 4.44% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 28 11
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£375 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £291 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £408 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.64%
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
843 856 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.34% 27.90% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 591 372
Average daily rate £365 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 18 10
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £20.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SOAP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
Wiltshire +15 19 £375 - 11
Bristol -4 12 £375 - 8
Devon +4 8 £375 +0.67% 1
Somerset +2 8 £375 +25.00% 4
Dorset 0 4 - - 4
Gloucestershire 0 4 £385 -3.75% 6
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 60 (58.25%) Web Services
1 60 (58.25%) REST
2 57 (55.34%) XML
3 50 (48.54%) Java
4 49 (47.57%) JavaScript
5 46 (44.66%) SQL
6 42 (40.78%) .NET
7 39 (37.86%) C#
8 34 (33.01%) CSS
9 33 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (28.16%) TDD
11 28 (27.18%) HTML
12 26 (25.24%) ASP.NET
12 26 (25.24%) MVC
13 25 (24.27%) BDD
14 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
15 22 (21.36%) Finance
16 19 (18.45%) Oracle
16 19 (18.45%) Windows
17 18 (17.48%) Scrum
17 18 (17.48%) Web Development
18 17 (16.50%) jQuery
18 17 (16.50%) Unit Testing
19 16 (15.53%) Spring
20 15 (14.56%) Hibernate
20 15 (14.56%) E-Commerce
21 14 (13.59%) JUnit
21 14 (13.59%) HTTP
21 14 (13.59%) WCF
21 14 (13.59%) Team Foundation Server

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (10.68%) IIS
2 10 (9.71%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.74%) Liferay
4 6 (5.83%) Mule
5 5 (4.85%) Mule ESB
6 3 (2.91%) Node.js
6 3 (2.91%) CMS
6 3 (2.91%) LiveLink
6 3 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.91%) JBoss
7 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.94%) Confluence
8 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.97%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.97%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.97%) Apache
8 1 (0.97%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.91%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.59%) HTTP
2 10 (9.71%) Internet
3 2 (1.94%) Telnet
3 2 (1.94%) SSL
4 1 (0.97%) SAN
4 1 (0.97%) Firewall
4 1 (0.97%) SSH
4 1 (0.97%) NAS
4 1 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.97%) LDAP
4 1 (0.97%) LAN
4 1 (0.97%) WAN
4 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) MySQL
3 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.97%) Big Data
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) SQLite
7 1 (0.97%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) JUnit
1 14 (13.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (12.62%) Visual Studio
3 11 (10.68%) NUnit
4 10 (9.71%) Git (software)
5 8 (7.77%) Selenium
5 8 (7.77%) Subversion
6 6 (5.83%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.85%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (4.85%) Maven
7 5 (4.85%) JIRA
7 5 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.88%) TestNG
8 4 (3.88%) MSTest
8 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.88%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (2.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (2.91%) Mockito
9 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.91%) EasyMock
General
1 22 (21.36%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.83%) Electronics
3 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.83%) Retail
3 6 (5.83%) Marketing
4 3 (2.91%) Back Office
5 2 (1.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.97%) German Language
6 1 (0.97%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (79.61%) Developer
2 25 (24.27%) .NET Developer
3 17 (16.50%) Java Developer
4 16 (15.53%) C# Developer
5 15 (14.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Architect
7 5 (4.85%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Android Developer
8 4 (3.88%) AWS Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (3.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (3.88%) ETL Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (58.25%) Web Services
1 60 (58.25%) REST
2 57 (55.34%) XML
3 42 (40.78%) .NET
4 34 (33.01%) CSS
5 28 (27.18%) HTML
6 26 (25.24%) ASP.NET
7 17 (16.50%) jQuery
8 16 (15.53%) Spring
9 15 (14.56%) Hibernate
10 14 (13.59%) WCF
11 13 (12.62%) XSLT
12 12 (11.65%) .NET Framework
13 10 (9.71%) JSON
13 10 (9.71%) JPA
13 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (9.71%) Middleware
14 9 (8.74%) Spring MVC
15 8 (7.77%) WPF
15 8 (7.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) DTV
1 6 (5.83%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.91%) Smartcard
2 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.91%) DataPower
2 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.91%) Data Structures
2 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.97%) EPoS
4 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.45%) Windows
2 10 (9.71%) Linux
3 8 (7.77%) Android
4 6 (5.83%) UNIX
5 4 (3.88%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.88%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.91%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.94%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.97%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.16%) TDD
3 26 (25.24%) MVC
4 25 (24.27%) BDD
5 18 (17.48%) Web Development
5 18 (17.48%) Scrum
6 17 (16.50%) Unit Testing
7 15 (14.56%) E-Commerce
8 10 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.74%) UML
9 9 (8.74%) SOA
10 8 (7.77%) ITIL
10 8 (7.77%) Migration
11 7 (6.80%) Software Engineering
11 7 (6.80%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (6.80%) ETL
11 7 (6.80%) OO
12 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.83%) Programme Management
12 6 (5.83%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.54%) Java
2 49 (47.57%) JavaScript
3 46 (44.66%) SQL
4 39 (37.86%) C#
5 11 (10.68%) C++
6 9 (8.74%) XPath
7 8 (7.77%) XQuery
8 7 (6.80%) VB.NET
8 7 (6.80%) PHP
8 7 (6.80%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.85%) Ruby
10 3 (2.91%) C
10 3 (2.91%) Python
11 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.97%) VB
12 1 (0.97%) Perl
12 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.97%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.88%) BC Cleared
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.91%) Degree
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.91%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.91%) vSphere
2 2 (1.94%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Puppet
2 2 (1.94%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.97%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.97%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.97%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.97%) logstash
3 1 (0.97%) Nagios
3 1 (0.97%) AppManager
3 1 (0.97%) SCCM
3 1 (0.97%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.97%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) Oracle
2 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.83%) SAP
4 5 (4.85%) webMethods
4 5 (4.85%) IBM
5 4 (3.88%) VMware
6 3 (2.91%) Appcelerator
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco
8 1 (0.97%) Adobe
8 1 (0.97%) HP
8 1 (0.97%) BMC
8 1 (0.97%) CA
8 1 (0.97%) Nokia
8 1 (0.97%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.97%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds
Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £34 - £40 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago