The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 21 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.34% 2.70% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.71% 5.94% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £425 £341 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% +26.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
SOAP
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 101 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.49% 45.50% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 72 32
Median daily rate £325 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 2 £425 -
SOAP
West Midlands

SOAP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 2 (100.00%) XML-RPC
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Lua
1 2 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) VxWorks
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Lua
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks