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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 19 18 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing SOAP 18 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.14% 6.88% 4.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.35% 19.10% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 8
Median daily rate £465 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £41.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-22.68% +7.82%
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
71 89 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 28.17% 36.03% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 72 93
Median daily rate £475 £413 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £8.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 July 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 0 9 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £480 -
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) Web Services
3 16 (57.14%) Java
3 16 (57.14%) REST
4 15 (53.57%) AngularJS
4 15 (53.57%) Open Source
5 13 (46.43%) Scrum
5 13 (46.43%) OOA/OOD
5 13 (46.43%) OO
5 13 (46.43%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (39.29%) Finance
7 10 (35.71%) XML
8 9 (32.14%) C#
8 9 (32.14%) CRM
8 9 (32.14%) WCF
9 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.29%) SQL
11 4 (14.29%) .NET
11 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.29%) Silverlight
11 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
11 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
12 3 (10.71%) Reactive Extensions
12 3 (10.71%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 3 (10.71%) Agile Testing
12 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing

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 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Gradle
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Developer
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 8 (28.57%) CRM Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Functional Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) Web Services
2 16 (57.14%) REST
3 15 (53.57%) AngularJS
4 13 (46.43%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (35.71%) XML
6 9 (32.14%) WCF
7 4 (14.29%) .NET
7 4 (14.29%) Silverlight
8 3 (10.71%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 3 (10.71%) Reactive Extensions
9 2 (7.14%) CSS
9 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
9 2 (7.14%) HTML
9 2 (7.14%) Spring
10 1 (3.57%) J2EE
10 1 (3.57%) Java EE
10 1 (3.57%) Mason
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Open Source
3 13 (46.43%) OO
3 13 (46.43%) OOA/OOD
3 13 (46.43%) Scrum
4 9 (32.14%) CRM
5 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
6 3 (10.71%) MVVM
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
6 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.71%) V-Model
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.71%) Workflow
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) MCITP
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Capita
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle