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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 32 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 7 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.75% 3.88% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.75% 9.33% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Average daily rate £425 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -1.53%
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
80 150 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.37% 41.55% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 81 52
Average daily rate £380 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Process Management
2 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 6 (50.00%) WCF
2 6 (50.00%) LINQ
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (50.00%) Network Security
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (50.00%) Moq
2 6 (50.00%) REST
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) UML
2 6 (50.00%) OOD
2 6 (50.00%) SOA
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) CTI
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) J2EE
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) CTI
1 6 (50.00%) Network Security
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
1 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Moq
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (41.67%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) COM
1 6 (50.00%) EJB
1 6 (50.00%) J2EE
1 6 (50.00%) LINQ
1 6 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 6 (50.00%) REST
1 6 (50.00%) STL
1 6 (50.00%) WCF
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
1 6 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (50.00%) OOD
1 6 (50.00%) Process Management
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
1 6 (50.00%) SOA
1 6 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) C++
1 6 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) NICE Systems