The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 2 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 31.58% - 4.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.00% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate £625 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -1.53%
SOAP
Hertfordshire

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 St Albans region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
20 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 52.63% 15.63% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 1
Average daily rate £625 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.50 -
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 St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the St Albans region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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%) SOA
1 12 (100.00%) REST
2 10 (83.33%) SaaS
2 10 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 10 (83.33%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) Middleware
3 9 (75.00%) WCF
3 9 (75.00%) Data Integration
3 9 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (75.00%) DevOps
4 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 7 (58.33%) MSMQ
4 7 (58.33%) .NET
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) High Availability
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (16.67%) Sitecore
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (16.67%) BPEL
6 2 (16.67%) Retail

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 2 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) SaaS
2 9 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Architect
1 10 (83.33%) E-Commerce Architect
2 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 8 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Architect
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) SOA Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) REST
2 9 (75.00%) Middleware
2 9 (75.00%) WCF
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) MSMQ
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) WSDL
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) XSD
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) SOA
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) DevOps
3 9 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) BPEL
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (8.33%) IBM