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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 37 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing SOAP 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.82% 1.74% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 7.25% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £640
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -57.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £275 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £275 £672
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.69% -7.14%
SOAP
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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
111 69 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.74% 23.96% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 52 26
Average daily rate £355 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £36.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (81.08%) Web Services
3 25 (67.57%) Scrum
4 21 (56.76%) RESTful
5 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (51.35%) TDD
6 17 (45.95%) Java
7 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
7 16 (43.24%) Cucumber
8 15 (40.54%) Apple iOS
8 15 (40.54%) iOS Development
8 15 (40.54%) Objective-C
9 14 (37.84%) Subversion
10 13 (35.14%) Cocoa
10 13 (35.14%) HTTP
10 13 (35.14%) Cocoa Touch
10 13 (35.14%) iPad
10 13 (35.14%) iPhone
11 12 (32.43%) SoapUI
11 12 (32.43%) Apple
11 12 (32.43%) .NET
12 11 (29.73%) SpecFlow
13 10 (27.03%) Kanban
13 10 (27.03%) SQL
13 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
14 8 (21.62%) Ruby
14 8 (21.62%) Maven
14 8 (21.62%) FitNesse
14 8 (21.62%) Test Strategy
14 8 (21.62%) Jenkins

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (13.51%) Apache Solr
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) SaaS
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) HTTP
2 5 (13.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
1 16 (43.24%) Cucumber
2 14 (37.84%) Subversion
3 12 (32.43%) SoapUI
4 11 (29.73%) SpecFlow
5 8 (21.62%) Maven
5 8 (21.62%) FitNesse
5 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
6 5 (13.51%) JIRA
6 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
7 3 (8.11%) Hudson
8 2 (5.41%) Ant
9 1 (2.70%) Selenium
9 1 (2.70%) QUnit
9 1 (2.70%) NUnit
9 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) iOS Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) Web Services
2 21 (56.76%) RESTful
3 13 (35.14%) Cocoa
3 13 (35.14%) Cocoa Touch
4 12 (32.43%) .NET
5 5 (13.51%) PostGIS
5 5 (13.51%) Spring
6 4 (10.81%) J2EE
6 4 (10.81%) XML
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.11%) Spring MVC
7 3 (8.11%) REST
8 2 (5.41%) HTML
8 2 (5.41%) Java EE
9 1 (2.70%) JSON
9 1 (2.70%) JSTL
9 1 (2.70%) Java SE
9 1 (2.70%) Dojo
9 1 (2.70%) WCF
9 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) iPad
1 13 (35.14%) iPhone
2 8 (21.62%) Algorithms
3 7 (18.92%) Client/Server
4 5 (13.51%) Data Structures
4 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
4 5 (13.51%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.70%) CentOS
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (67.57%) Scrum
3 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (51.35%) TDD
4 15 (40.54%) iOS Development
5 10 (27.03%) Kanban
5 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
6 8 (21.62%) Test Strategy
7 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
8 6 (16.22%) BDD
9 5 (13.51%) Data Transformation
9 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
10 4 (10.81%) MVC
11 3 (8.11%) User Stories
11 3 (8.11%) SOA
12 2 (5.41%) OO
12 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
12 2 (5.41%) Coaching
13 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
13 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) Objective-C
3 10 (27.03%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) Ruby
5 5 (13.51%) C#
6 3 (8.11%) Python
7 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.70%) Groovy
8 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Apple
2 5 (13.51%) ESRI
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat