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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 29 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 19 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.67% 7.06% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.62% 19.69% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.64%
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
84 127 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.07% 35.88% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 97 35
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 35 (85.37%) Web Services
2 34 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (80.49%) Java
4 29 (70.73%) Scrum
5 24 (58.54%) TDD
6 21 (51.22%) Linux
7 20 (48.78%) BDD
8 19 (46.34%) RESTful
8 19 (46.34%) SOA
9 16 (39.02%) MySQL
9 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
10 15 (36.59%) Oracle
10 15 (36.59%) Subversion
11 14 (34.15%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (34.15%) Cucumber
12 13 (31.71%) Jenkins
12 13 (31.71%) JUnit
13 12 (29.27%) J2EE
13 12 (29.27%) HTML
13 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
13 12 (29.27%) Spring
13 12 (29.27%) Selenium
14 11 (26.83%) EJB
15 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
15 10 (24.39%) Mockito
16 9 (21.95%) HTML5
16 9 (21.95%) Windows
16 9 (21.95%) UML
16 9 (21.95%) OO

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (19.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (17.07%) JBoss
2 7 (17.07%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (4.88%) Confluence
4 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (12.20%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Internet
2 4 (9.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) MySQL
2 14 (34.15%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Subversion
1 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
2 14 (34.15%) Cucumber
3 13 (31.71%) Jenkins
3 13 (31.71%) JUnit
4 12 (29.27%) Selenium
5 10 (24.39%) Mockito
6 5 (12.20%) SoapUI
6 5 (12.20%) Maven
7 3 (7.32%) FitNesse
7 3 (7.32%) SpecFlow
7 3 (7.32%) Hudson
7 3 (7.32%) PHPUnit
8 2 (4.88%) JIRA
8 2 (4.88%) JMeter
9 1 (2.44%) Ant
9 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
9 1 (2.44%) QUnit
General
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 24 (58.54%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Magento Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) iOS Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (85.37%) Web Services
2 19 (46.34%) RESTful
3 12 (29.27%) Spring
3 12 (29.27%) HTML
3 12 (29.27%) J2EE
4 11 (26.83%) EJB
5 9 (21.95%) HTML5
6 8 (19.51%) OAuth2
6 8 (19.51%) SAML
6 8 (19.51%) OpenID
7 6 (14.63%) Hibernate
8 5 (12.20%) XML
8 5 (12.20%) REST
9 4 (9.76%) Cocoa Touch
9 4 (9.76%) CSS
9 4 (9.76%) Cocoa
10 3 (7.32%) .NET
10 3 (7.32%) LAMP
10 3 (7.32%) WSDL
11 2 (4.88%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (70.73%) Scrum
3 24 (58.54%) TDD
4 20 (48.78%) BDD
5 19 (46.34%) SOA
6 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (21.95%) UML
7 9 (21.95%) OO
8 7 (17.07%) Process Management
8 7 (17.07%) Web Development
9 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
9 6 (14.63%) Open Source
10 5 (12.20%) Change Control
11 4 (9.76%) User Stories
11 4 (9.76%) iOS Development
11 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
12 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
12 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
12 3 (7.32%) DevOps
12 3 (7.32%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) Java
2 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) PHP
4 4 (9.76%) Objective-C
5 3 (7.32%) Ruby
5 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) PHP5
7 1 (2.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Apple
3 3 (7.32%) ESRI
3 3 (7.32%) WSO2
4 2 (4.88%) Apigee