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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 38 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.05% 1.87% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.00% 7.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £315 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
100 64 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.18% 23.88% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 39 18
Average daily rate £325 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £26.00 £29.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
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 18 April 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 9 (81.82%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
3 7 (63.64%) C++
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) C#
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
6 4 (36.36%) Network Security
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) WinForms
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) COM
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) CTI
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) OO
7 3 (27.27%) Internet
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) CSS
7 3 (27.27%) Classic ASP
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (27.27%) Moq
7 3 (27.27%) LINQ
8 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 2 (18.18%) SMTP
8 2 (18.18%) HTTP

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Network Security
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
1 4 (36.36%) CTI
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) SMTP
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 1 (9.09%) GSM
4 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) Moq
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Classic ASP Developer
5 2 (18.18%) ASP Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) GUI Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) WinForms
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) COM
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Classic ASP
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) LINQ
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (18.18%) WCF
7 1 (9.09%) MFC
7 1 (9.09%) ATL
7 1 (9.09%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
2 4 (36.36%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) C
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft