The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 23 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 9 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.46% 5.59% 3.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.39% 14.95% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +27.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £338 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £456 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +45.83%
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
79 107 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 39.11% 37.41% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 91 42
Average daily rate £450 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +3 2 £351 -17.52% 1
Bury St Edmunds -2 1 £425 +23.63%
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 19 (82.61%) Web Services
2 17 (73.91%) XML
3 15 (65.22%) C#
4 14 (60.87%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (60.87%) WCF
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) TDD
6 7 (30.43%) REST
7 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (21.74%) OSGi
8 5 (21.74%) Apache Camel
9 4 (17.39%) Java
10 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
10 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.04%) HTML
10 3 (13.04%) Linux
10 3 (13.04%) SOA
10 3 (13.04%) WSDL
10 3 (13.04%) IBM
10 3 (13.04%) DataPower
10 3 (13.04%) Spring
10 3 (13.04%) CSS
10 3 (13.04%) Scrum
10 3 (13.04%) Degree
10 3 (13.04%) JSON
10 3 (13.04%) ForgeRock
10 3 (13.04%) Apigee
10 3 (13.04%) Mashery
11 2 (8.70%) JPA

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 14 (60.87%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) PaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) IaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.35%) NUnit
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
1 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) Web Services
2 17 (73.91%) XML
3 14 (60.87%) WCF
4 7 (30.43%) REST
5 5 (21.74%) OSGi
5 5 (21.74%) Apache Camel
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) WSDL
6 3 (13.04%) Spring
6 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 3 (13.04%) JSON
7 2 (8.70%) JPA
7 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.70%) Apache CXF
7 2 (8.70%) RESTful
7 2 (8.70%) jQuery
7 2 (8.70%) .NET
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.35%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) DataPower
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (39.13%) TDD
2 3 (13.04%) SOA
2 3 (13.04%) Scrum
3 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) OOP
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
4 1 (4.35%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) OpenAM
1 2 (8.70%) Vagrant
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) IBM
1 3 (13.04%) ForgeRock
1 3 (13.04%) Apigee
1 3 (13.04%) Mashery
2 2 (8.70%) Rackspace
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Intel
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint