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 2 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 24 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing SOAP 18 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.54% 4.30% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.66% 15.12% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 1
Average daily rate
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£373 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +45.83%
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
73 86 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.46% 28.48% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 60 39
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 2 June 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 31 (83.78%) Java
2 31 (83.78%) Web Services
3 25 (67.57%) Scrum
4 21 (56.76%) SOA
4 21 (56.76%) RESTful
5 20 (54.05%) TDD
6 19 (51.35%) Linux
7 15 (40.54%) JUnit
8 14 (37.84%) Spring
8 14 (37.84%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (37.84%) Selenium
8 14 (37.84%) Cucumber
8 14 (37.84%) BDD
9 13 (35.14%) Mockito
9 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (29.73%) Subversion
10 11 (29.73%) EJB
10 11 (29.73%) Oracle
10 11 (29.73%) J2EE
10 11 (29.73%) SAML
10 11 (29.73%) OpenID
10 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
10 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
10 11 (29.73%) OAuth2
11 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
11 10 (27.03%) MySQL
12 9 (24.32%) HTML
12 9 (24.32%) Windows
12 9 (24.32%) UML

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (21.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (18.92%) Apache
3 6 (16.22%) JBoss
4 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.41%) Confluence
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
2 5 (13.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
2 10 (27.03%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) JUnit
2 14 (37.84%) Selenium
2 14 (37.84%) Cucumber
3 13 (35.14%) Mockito
4 11 (29.73%) Subversion
4 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
4 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
5 5 (13.51%) Maven
6 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.41%) JIRA
7 2 (5.41%) JMeter
8 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.70%) QUnit
8 1 (2.70%) Hudson
8 1 (2.70%) Ant
8 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Developer
2 23 (62.16%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) iOS Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (83.78%) Web Services
2 21 (56.76%) RESTful
3 14 (37.84%) Spring
4 11 (29.73%) EJB
4 11 (29.73%) J2EE
4 11 (29.73%) SAML
4 11 (29.73%) OpenID
4 11 (29.73%) OAuth2
5 9 (24.32%) HTML
5 9 (24.32%) Hibernate
6 7 (18.92%) Cocoa Touch
6 7 (18.92%) Cocoa
7 5 (13.51%) CSS
8 4 (10.81%) HTML5
8 4 (10.81%) PostGIS
9 2 (5.41%) XML
9 2 (5.41%) REST
10 1 (2.70%) .NET
10 1 (2.70%) Dojo
10 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) iPad
1 5 (13.51%) iPhone
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (67.57%) Scrum
3 21 (56.76%) SOA
4 20 (54.05%) TDD
5 14 (37.84%) BDD
6 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (24.32%) UML
8 7 (18.92%) Open Source
8 7 (18.92%) Change Control
8 7 (18.92%) iOS Development
8 7 (18.92%) Process Management
8 7 (18.92%) Automated Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Web Development
9 6 (16.22%) OO
10 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.41%) User Stories
10 2 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 1 (2.70%) SDLC
11 1 (2.70%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) Objective-C
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) COBOL
5 1 (2.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Apple
3 4 (10.81%) Apigee
4 3 (8.11%) WSO2
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) ESRI
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