The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 25 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 6 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.40% 2.28% 4.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.17% 7.59% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £375 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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
59 79 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.60% 30.04% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 83
Median daily rate £338 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.18% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -12.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 4 (66.67%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) SaaS
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Back Office
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CA
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) PaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) IaaS
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (50.00%) Back Office
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) ETL Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware