The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 19 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 17 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.61% 5.29% 5.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.64% 16.42% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 12
Median daily rate £480 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +3.52%
SOAP
East of England

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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
69 67 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.85% 32.21% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 98
Median daily rate £469 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk 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 Suffolk

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Suffolk region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Ipswich -2 10 - -
Bury St Edmunds -3 4 £480 +12.94%
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Web Services
3 16 (59.26%) REST
4 15 (55.56%) Java
5 14 (51.85%) Open Source
5 14 (51.85%) AngularJS
6 12 (44.44%) Scrum
6 12 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
6 12 (44.44%) OO
7 11 (40.74%) Finance
7 11 (40.74%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (33.33%) XML
9 8 (29.63%) C#
9 8 (29.63%) CRM
9 8 (29.63%) WCF
10 7 (25.93%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
12 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
12 5 (18.52%) .NET
13 4 (14.81%) SQL
13 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
13 4 (14.81%) Silverlight
13 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
14 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
14 3 (11.11%) Agile Testing
14 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
14 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
14 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Megaco
1 1 (3.70%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Gradle
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Java Developer
4 7 (25.93%) CRM Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Functional Tester
7 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.70%) IP Design Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Multimedia Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Multimedia Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) Web Services
2 16 (59.26%) REST
3 14 (51.85%) AngularJS
4 11 (40.74%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (33.33%) XML
6 8 (29.63%) WCF
7 5 (18.52%) .NET
8 4 (14.81%) Silverlight
9 2 (7.41%) CSS
9 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
9 2 (7.41%) HTML
9 2 (7.41%) Spring
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
10 1 (3.70%) J2EE
10 1 (3.70%) Java EE
10 1 (3.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (3.70%) Mason
10 1 (3.70%) Reactive Extensions
10 1 (3.70%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Open Source
3 12 (44.44%) OO
3 12 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
3 12 (44.44%) Scrum
4 8 (29.63%) CRM
5 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.11%) V-Model
6 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) MVVM
8 1 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) MCITP
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) HP
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Capita
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle