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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 33 22 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing SOAP 13 27 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.37% 7.18% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 18.37% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £353 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.28 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+23.99% -31.45%
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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
91 147 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.58% 39.10% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 111 37
Average daily rate £350 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 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 30 (90.91%) Web Services
2 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (75.76%) Scrum
3 25 (75.76%) Java
4 19 (57.58%) Linux
5 18 (54.55%) TDD
6 16 (48.48%) MySQL
6 16 (48.48%) BDD
7 15 (45.45%) Oracle
7 15 (45.45%) SOA
8 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (39.39%) RESTful
9 13 (39.39%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (36.36%) Subversion
10 12 (36.36%) J2EE
10 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
11 11 (33.33%) EJB
12 10 (30.30%) HTML
12 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
12 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
12 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
13 9 (27.27%) HTML5
13 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
13 9 (27.27%) Windows
13 9 (27.27%) UML
14 8 (24.24%) PHP
14 8 (24.24%) OO
14 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
14 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
14 8 (24.24%) Oracle SOA Suite

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (24.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (21.21%) JBoss
3 5 (15.15%) Apache
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (15.15%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) MySQL
2 13 (39.39%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Subversion
1 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
3 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 7 (21.21%) Selenium
4 7 (21.21%) JUnit
5 6 (18.18%) Mockito
6 3 (9.09%) Hudson
6 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 3 (9.09%) SpecFlow
6 3 (9.09%) FitNesse
6 3 (9.09%) PHPUnit
7 2 (6.06%) Maven
8 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Developer
2 21 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Magento Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) iOS Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (90.91%) Web Services
2 13 (39.39%) RESTful
3 12 (36.36%) J2EE
4 11 (33.33%) EJB
5 10 (30.30%) HTML
6 9 (27.27%) HTML5
7 7 (21.21%) Spring
8 5 (15.15%) REST
8 5 (15.15%) SAML
8 5 (15.15%) OpenID
8 5 (15.15%) OAuth2
9 4 (12.12%) XML
10 3 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
10 3 (9.09%) LAMP
10 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
10 3 (9.09%) Cocoa
10 3 (9.09%) .NET
10 3 (9.09%) CSS
10 3 (9.09%) WSDL
11 1 (3.03%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.06%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (75.76%) Scrum
3 18 (54.55%) TDD
4 16 (48.48%) BDD
5 15 (45.45%) SOA
6 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (27.27%) UML
8 8 (24.24%) OO
9 7 (21.21%) Process Management
10 6 (18.18%) Web Development
11 5 (15.15%) Open Source
11 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Change Control
13 3 (9.09%) User Stories
13 3 (9.09%) iOS Development
13 3 (9.09%) DevOps
13 3 (9.09%) Coaching
13 3 (9.09%) SDLC
13 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
13 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) PHP
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 3 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) PHP5
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Apple
2 3 (9.09%) ESRI
2 3 (9.09%) WSO2
3 1 (3.03%) Apigee