The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 32 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 22 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.29% 1.95% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.66% 7.37% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 3
Average daily rate
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£370 £333 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -16.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £376 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
SOAP
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
93 95 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.36% 26.46% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 69 38
Average daily rate £370 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Southampton region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Southampton region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (81.08%) Java
3 29 (78.38%) Web Services
4 23 (62.16%) Scrum
5 18 (48.65%) RESTful
6 17 (45.95%) TDD
6 17 (45.95%) Linux
6 17 (45.95%) SOA
7 13 (35.14%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (35.14%) Cucumber
7 13 (35.14%) BDD
8 12 (32.43%) Spring
8 12 (32.43%) JUnit
9 11 (29.73%) Selenium
9 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
10 10 (27.03%) Mockito
10 10 (27.03%) Oracle
10 10 (27.03%) EJB
10 10 (27.03%) HTML
10 10 (27.03%) J2EE
11 9 (24.32%) MySQL
11 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
11 9 (24.32%) SAML
11 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
11 9 (24.32%) OAuth2
11 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
11 9 (24.32%) OpenID
11 9 (24.32%) Subversion
12 8 (21.62%) Hibernate

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (18.92%) JBoss
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (16.22%) Apache
3 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.41%) Confluence
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) HTTP
1 5 (13.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (24.32%) MySQL
2 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Cucumber
2 12 (32.43%) JUnit
3 11 (29.73%) Selenium
4 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
4 10 (27.03%) Mockito
5 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
5 9 (24.32%) Subversion
6 5 (13.51%) Maven
6 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
7 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
8 2 (5.41%) JIRA
8 2 (5.41%) JMeter
9 1 (2.70%) Ant
9 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.70%) QUnit
9 1 (2.70%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) iOS Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) Web Services
2 18 (48.65%) RESTful
3 12 (32.43%) Spring
4 10 (27.03%) EJB
4 10 (27.03%) HTML
4 10 (27.03%) J2EE
5 9 (24.32%) SAML
5 9 (24.32%) OAuth2
5 9 (24.32%) OpenID
6 8 (21.62%) Hibernate
7 7 (18.92%) Cocoa
7 7 (18.92%) Cocoa Touch
8 6 (16.22%) CSS
9 4 (10.81%) HTML5
9 4 (10.81%) PostGIS
9 4 (10.81%) .NET
9 4 (10.81%) XML
10 3 (8.11%) REST
11 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
12 1 (2.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) iPhone
1 5 (13.51%) Open Source
1 5 (13.51%) iPad
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) Scrum
3 17 (45.95%) TDD
3 17 (45.95%) SOA
4 13 (35.14%) BDD
5 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (21.62%) UML
7 7 (18.92%) iOS Development
8 6 (16.22%) Web Development
8 6 (16.22%) Process Management
8 6 (16.22%) OO
9 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Change Control
10 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.11%) MVC
10 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (8.11%) Coaching
11 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
11 2 (5.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) Objective-C
4 5 (13.51%) Ruby
5 3 (8.11%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) COBOL
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Apple
3 4 (10.81%) Apigee
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) ESRI
4 1 (2.70%) WSO2