The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Southampton region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 19 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 25 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.04% 0.66% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 3.45% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 1
Average daily rate
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£340 - £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
125 58 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 35.21% 19.02% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 33 30
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £383 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
SOAP
Hampshire

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 25 (78.13%) Web Services
2 19 (59.38%) Scrum
3 16 (50.00%) Java
3 16 (50.00%) SQL
4 13 (40.63%) .NET
5 12 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 12 (37.50%) SoapUI
6 11 (34.38%) SpecFlow
6 11 (34.38%) RESTful
7 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
7 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 10 (31.25%) Apple iOS
7 10 (31.25%) iOS Development
7 10 (31.25%) Objective-C
7 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (31.25%) TDD
8 9 (28.13%) iPad
8 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
8 9 (28.13%) Ruby
8 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
8 9 (28.13%) iPhone
9 8 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
9 8 (25.00%) Data Transformation
9 8 (25.00%) Subversion
9 8 (25.00%) Cocoa
9 8 (25.00%) XML
10 7 (21.88%) HTTP
10 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
11 6 (18.75%) Apple

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 12 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 11 (34.38%) SpecFlow
3 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
4 8 (25.00%) Subversion
5 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
6 3 (9.38%) FitNesse
7 2 (6.25%) Maven
7 2 (6.25%) Hudson
8 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.13%) Ant
8 1 (3.13%) NUnit
8 1 (3.13%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Software Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) iOS Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Classic ASP Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (6.25%) ASP Developer
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) Web Services
2 13 (40.63%) .NET
3 11 (34.38%) RESTful
4 8 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 8 (25.00%) Cocoa
4 8 (25.00%) XML
5 6 (18.75%) HTML
5 6 (18.75%) CSS
6 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
7 4 (12.50%) Spring
8 3 (9.38%) Flash
8 3 (9.38%) Classic ASP
8 3 (9.38%) JSP
8 3 (9.38%) Servlets
8 3 (9.38%) Struts
8 3 (9.38%) J2EE
8 3 (9.38%) WinForms
8 3 (9.38%) REST
8 3 (9.38%) Ajax
9 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) iPad
1 9 (28.13%) iPhone
2 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Scrum
2 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 10 (31.25%) iOS Development
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) TDD
3 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
3 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
4 8 (25.00%) Data Transformation
5 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Kanban
7 4 (12.50%) User Stories
8 3 (9.38%) SOA
8 3 (9.38%) BDD
9 2 (6.25%) OO
9 2 (6.25%) UML
9 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.13%) OOP
10 1 (3.13%) ITIL
10 1 (3.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) Objective-C
3 9 (28.13%) Ruby
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Apple
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) ESRI
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.13%) webMethods
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