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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 37 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 15 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.41% 2.19% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.27% 7.69% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +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
146 78 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 42.94% 28.47% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 52 21
Average daily rate £375 £300 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +23.57%
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 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 29 January 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 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (79.41%) Web Services
3 26 (76.47%) RESTful
4 21 (61.76%) TDD
4 21 (61.76%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (55.88%) Scrum
6 16 (47.06%) Cocoa
6 16 (47.06%) Objective-C
6 16 (47.06%) Apple iOS
6 16 (47.06%) Cocoa Touch
6 16 (47.06%) iOS Development
7 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
8 14 (41.18%) iPhone
8 14 (41.18%) iPad
8 14 (41.18%) Subversion
8 14 (41.18%) Java
8 14 (41.18%) HTTP
9 13 (38.24%) Apple
9 13 (38.24%) Cucumber
10 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
11 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
11 8 (23.53%) BDD
11 8 (23.53%) Open Source
11 8 (23.53%) Kanban
11 8 (23.53%) Internet
11 8 (23.53%) Spring
12 7 (20.59%) Maven
12 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (20.59%) Client/Server
12 7 (20.59%) FitNesse

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (17.65%) Apache
2 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (14.71%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) SaaS
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) HTTP
2 8 (23.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
2 14 (41.18%) Subversion
3 13 (38.24%) Cucumber
4 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 7 (20.59%) Maven
5 7 (20.59%) FitNesse
6 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
6 5 (14.71%) JIRA
6 5 (14.71%) Selenium
7 4 (11.76%) Mockito
7 4 (11.76%) SpecFlow
7 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
7 4 (11.76%) JUnit
8 2 (5.88%) Hudson
9 1 (2.94%) Ant
9 1 (2.94%) QUnit
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) iOS Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (79.41%) Web Services
2 26 (76.47%) RESTful
3 16 (47.06%) Cocoa
3 16 (47.06%) Cocoa Touch
4 8 (23.53%) Spring
5 7 (20.59%) PostGIS
6 5 (14.71%) .NET
7 4 (11.76%) OpenID
7 4 (11.76%) OAuth2
7 4 (11.76%) SAML
7 4 (11.76%) XML
7 4 (11.76%) HTML
8 3 (8.82%) J2EE
8 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.88%) REST
9 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.88%) Java EE
9 2 (5.88%) Spring MVC
9 2 (5.88%) CSS
10 1 (2.94%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) iPhone
1 14 (41.18%) iPad
2 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 8 (23.53%) Open Source
3 7 (20.59%) Client/Server
4 5 (14.71%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) TDD
2 21 (61.76%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (55.88%) Scrum
4 16 (47.06%) iOS Development
5 8 (23.53%) BDD
5 8 (23.53%) Kanban
6 5 (14.71%) SOA
7 4 (11.76%) Web Development
7 4 (11.76%) OO
8 3 (8.82%) MVC
8 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) Change Control
9 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.88%) Coaching
9 2 (5.88%) User Stories
10 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Objective-C
2 14 (41.18%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) Ruby
4 2 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) COBOL
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Apple
2 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) WSO2
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