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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 23 20 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing SOAP 9 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.79% 9.39% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.52% 19.23% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 1
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£420 £339 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.98% +0.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.69%
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
58 104 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 30.85% 48.83% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 81 42
Average daily rate £400 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 21 October 2014. 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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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
Bury St Edmunds +4 1 £325 +14.03%
Ipswich - - - - 1
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (86.96%) XML
2 20 (86.96%) WCF
3 19 (82.61%) Web Services
3 19 (82.61%) .NET
4 16 (69.57%) CRM
4 16 (69.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (69.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (65.22%) MVVM
5 15 (65.22%) Workflow
5 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
5 15 (65.22%) Windows
6 14 (60.87%) Reactive Extensions
6 14 (60.87%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 13 (56.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (56.52%) TDD
8 11 (47.83%) MCITP
8 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
8 11 (47.83%) SQL
9 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
9 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
10 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
10 8 (34.78%) Degree
10 8 (34.78%) Silverlight
11 7 (30.43%) Data Migration
11 7 (30.43%) Migration
12 6 (26.09%) MVC
13 4 (17.39%) WPF

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) CRM Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
4 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
5 6 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Windows 8 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) XML
1 20 (86.96%) WCF
2 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) Web Services
3 14 (60.87%) Reactive Extensions
3 14 (60.87%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 8 (34.78%) Silverlight
5 4 (17.39%) WPF
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.70%) RESTful
8 1 (4.35%) JSON
8 1 (4.35%) WinRT
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) CRM
2 15 (65.22%) Workflow
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) MVVM
3 13 (56.52%) TDD
4 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
5 7 (30.43%) Migration
5 7 (30.43%) Data Migration
6 6 (26.09%) MVC
7 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
8 2 (8.70%) Release Management
8 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
9 1 (4.35%) ETL
9 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.35%) ERP
9 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) XAML
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (47.83%) MCITP
2 8 (34.78%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle