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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 91 117 83
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -34
Contract jobs citing SOAP 58 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.71% 0.96% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.58% 3.66% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.08%
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
881 848 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.05% 26.16% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 551 402
Average daily rate £366 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 13 15
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 September 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 September 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
Wiltshire +5 16 £400 - 8
Somerset +8 9 £350 +16.66% 5
Devon +7 9 £475 +27.51% 5
Dorset +2 6 - - 2
Bristol -2 6 £353 -6.00% 13
Gloucestershire -6 5 £404 +4.19% 11
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 62 (59.62%) REST
2 49 (47.12%) Web Services
3 48 (46.15%) Java
3 48 (46.15%) SQL
4 47 (45.19%) XML
5 46 (44.23%) JavaScript
6 39 (37.50%) .NET
7 37 (35.58%) C#
8 36 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (30.77%) HTML
10 31 (29.81%) CSS
11 26 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 21 (20.19%) TDD
13 19 (18.27%) MVC
13 19 (18.27%) Finance
13 19 (18.27%) HTTP
14 17 (16.35%) Scrum
14 17 (16.35%) Oracle
14 17 (16.35%) Web Development
14 17 (16.35%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (16.35%) BDD
15 16 (15.38%) Unit Testing
15 16 (15.38%) Windows
15 16 (15.38%) IBM
16 15 (14.42%) Linux
16 15 (14.42%) SOA
17 14 (13.46%) UNIX
17 14 (13.46%) Middleware
17 14 (13.46%) jQuery

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (10.58%) IIS
2 10 (9.62%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.65%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.65%) Liferay
4 7 (6.73%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.88%) JBoss
6 3 (2.88%) LiveLink
7 2 (1.92%) Confluence
7 2 (1.92%) Node.js
7 2 (1.92%) Apache
7 2 (1.92%) CMS
8 1 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.96%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.96%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.96%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.96%) Mule
8 1 (0.96%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.88%) Summit
3 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.27%) HTTP
2 10 (9.62%) Internet
3 2 (1.92%) Telnet
3 2 (1.92%) SSL
4 1 (0.96%) SAN
4 1 (0.96%) Firewall
4 1 (0.96%) SSH
4 1 (0.96%) NAS
4 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.96%) LDAP
4 1 (0.96%) LAN
4 1 (0.96%) WAN
4 1 (0.96%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.73%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.77%) Neo4j
4 6 (5.77%) DB2
4 6 (5.77%) MySQL
5 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.96%) Big Data
9 1 (0.96%) SQLite
9 1 (0.96%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 17 (16.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (12.50%) Subversion
3 10 (9.62%) Visual Studio
3 10 (9.62%) NUnit
4 8 (7.69%) Selenium
4 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.73%) JUnit
6 6 (5.77%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.81%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (4.81%) JIRA
8 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (2.88%) Mockito
9 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.88%) MSTest
9 3 (2.88%) EasyMock
9 3 (2.88%) Maven
9 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.88%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.73%) Retail
2 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.77%) Marketing
3 6 (5.77%) Electronics
4 3 (2.88%) Back Office
5 2 (1.92%) Banking
6 1 (0.96%) German Language
6 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 80 (76.92%) Developer
2 24 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 20 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 14 (13.46%) C# Developer
4 14 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (5.77%) Architect
5 6 (5.77%) Web Developer
6 5 (4.81%) AWS Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Android Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Agile C# Developer
7 4 (3.85%) BizTalk Developer
7 4 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (3.85%) webMethods Developer
8 3 (2.88%) Team Leader
8 3 (2.88%) Technical Team Leader
8 3 (2.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (59.62%) REST
2 49 (47.12%) Web Services
3 47 (45.19%) XML
4 39 (37.50%) .NET
5 32 (30.77%) HTML
6 31 (29.81%) CSS
7 26 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 14 (13.46%) Middleware
8 14 (13.46%) jQuery
9 13 (12.50%) WCF
9 13 (12.50%) Hibernate
10 12 (11.54%) XSLT
11 11 (10.58%) .NET Framework
12 10 (9.62%) JSON
12 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (8.65%) Spring
13 9 (8.65%) J2EE
14 8 (7.69%) EJB
14 8 (7.69%) Struts
14 8 (7.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.77%) DTV
1 6 (5.77%) DataPower
1 6 (5.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
2 3 (2.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.96%) EPoS
3 1 (0.96%) Smartcard
3 1 (0.96%) User Experience
3 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.38%) Windows
2 15 (14.42%) Linux
3 14 (13.46%) UNIX
4 7 (6.73%) Android
5 6 (5.77%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.96%) AIX
8 1 (0.96%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.19%) TDD
3 19 (18.27%) MVC
4 17 (16.35%) Scrum
4 17 (16.35%) Web Development
4 17 (16.35%) BDD
5 16 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 15 (14.42%) SOA
7 10 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (8.65%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.65%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (7.69%) Migration
9 8 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (6.73%) ITIL
10 7 (6.73%) UML
10 7 (6.73%) OO
10 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.77%) Web Design
11 6 (5.77%) Programme Management
11 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 48 (46.15%) Java
1 48 (46.15%) SQL
2 46 (44.23%) JavaScript
3 37 (35.58%) C#
4 10 (9.62%) C++
4 10 (9.62%) XPath
5 8 (7.69%) XQuery
6 6 (5.77%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.77%) PHP
7 4 (3.85%) Ruby
8 3 (2.88%) C
8 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.92%) Python
10 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.96%) VBScript
10 1 (0.96%) VB
10 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.96%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.88%) Degree
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.96%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.88%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.96%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.92%) vSphere
2 2 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Puppet
2 2 (1.92%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.96%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.96%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.96%) logstash
3 1 (0.96%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.96%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 17 (16.35%) Oracle
2 16 (15.38%) IBM
3 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.69%) webMethods
5 6 (5.77%) SAP
6 3 (2.88%) VMware
7 2 (1.92%) Appcelerator
7 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco
8 1 (0.96%) Adobe
8 1 (0.96%) HP
8 1 (0.96%) BMC
8 1 (0.96%) CA
8 1 (0.96%) Nokia
8 1 (0.96%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.96%) Sencha
8 1 (0.96%) F5
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