The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 76 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 48 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.01% 1.12% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.83% 4.58% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 15
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £375 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £535 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
613 589 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.62% 24.52% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 360 291
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £22.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Coventry - 12 £450 - 2
Birmingham -2 10 £390 -22.00% 7
Solihull - 9 - -
Shropshire - 8 £425 - 1
Warwickshire -3 1 £225 -45.45% 4
Kingswinford - 1 £310 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 51 (57.30%) XML
2 45 (50.56%) SQL
2 45 (50.56%) REST
3 44 (49.44%) Web Services
4 37 (41.57%) HTML
5 35 (39.33%) Java
5 35 (39.33%) CSS
5 35 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (37.08%) JavaScript
6 33 (37.08%) MVC
6 33 (37.08%) Microsoft
7 30 (33.71%) .NET
7 30 (33.71%) jQuery
8 28 (31.46%) C#
9 24 (26.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (26.97%) RESTful
10 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
11 22 (24.72%) Visual Studio
12 20 (22.47%) WCF
13 19 (21.35%) JSON
14 17 (19.10%) Spring
14 17 (19.10%) IBM
15 16 (17.98%) Hibernate
15 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
16 15 (16.85%) XSLT
17 14 (15.73%) Security Cleared
18 13 (14.61%) KnockoutJS
19 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
19 12 (13.48%) Java EE
19 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (12.36%) NServiceBus
2 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (6.74%) JBoss
4 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.49%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.37%) Apache
6 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (1.12%) CMS
8 1 (1.12%) Confluence
8 1 (1.12%) IIS
8 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Office
3 4 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) assyst
2 1 (1.12%) Magento
2 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) Broadband
2 3 (3.37%) OSPF
2 3 (3.37%) SNMP
3 2 (2.25%) FTP
3 2 (2.25%) HTTP
3 2 (2.25%) Internet
3 2 (2.25%) LDAP
4 1 (1.12%) Firewall
4 1 (1.12%) SSH
4 1 (1.12%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.62%) MySQL
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (26.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (24.72%) Visual Studio
3 11 (12.36%) SoapUI
4 9 (10.11%) JUnit
5 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.62%) JMeter
6 4 (4.49%) JIRA
6 4 (4.49%) Selenium
7 3 (3.37%) Ant
7 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.37%) Subversion
7 3 (3.37%) Toad
8 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.25%) DbUnit
8 2 (2.25%) jMock
8 2 (2.25%) Mockito
9 1 (1.12%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.12%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.12%) NWDS
General
1 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.99%) Marketing
3 3 (3.37%) Automotive
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.12%) Finance
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (64.04%) Developer
2 15 (16.85%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.36%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.36%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) C# Software Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Administrator
5 9 (10.11%) Analyst
5 9 (10.11%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.87%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.74%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Salesforce Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Salesforce Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.49%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Middleware Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (57.30%) XML
2 45 (50.56%) REST
3 44 (49.44%) Web Services
4 37 (41.57%) HTML
5 35 (39.33%) CSS
6 30 (33.71%) .NET
6 30 (33.71%) jQuery
7 24 (26.97%) RESTful
8 20 (22.47%) WCF
9 19 (21.35%) JSON
10 17 (19.10%) Spring
11 16 (17.98%) Hibernate
12 15 (16.85%) XSLT
13 13 (14.61%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (13.48%) Java EE
14 12 (13.48%) JSP
15 11 (12.36%) HTML5
15 11 (12.36%) Servlets
15 11 (12.36%) StructureMap
16 9 (10.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) DataPower
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.37%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.25%) CMDB
5 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.12%) IVR
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) Unix
2 8 (8.99%) Windows
3 7 (7.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.08%) MVC
3 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
4 9 (10.11%) Scrum
4 9 (10.11%) SOA
5 8 (8.99%) OO
5 8 (8.99%) Regression Testing
5 8 (8.99%) SDLC
5 8 (8.99%) TDD
6 7 (7.87%) ETL
7 6 (6.74%) Integration Testing
7 6 (6.74%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (6.74%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.74%) Web Development
8 5 (5.62%) API Integration
8 5 (5.62%) Data Validation
8 5 (5.62%) Logical Data Model
8 5 (5.62%) Service Design
8 5 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (50.56%) SQL
2 35 (39.33%) Java
3 33 (37.08%) JavaScript
4 28 (31.46%) C#
5 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.49%) XAML
7 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.37%) XPath
8 2 (2.25%) PHP
8 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.25%) XQuery
9 1 (1.12%) Perl
9 1 (1.12%) Prolog
9 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.12%) Degree
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.12%) Puppet
1 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (37.08%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.10%) IBM
3 10 (11.24%) Oracle
4 7 (7.87%) Adobe
5 6 (6.74%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.37%) Aruba
6 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.37%) Cisco
6 3 (3.37%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.37%) Remedy
6 3 (3.37%) Riverbed
6 3 (3.37%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.37%) webMethods
6 3 (3.37%) WSO2
7 1 (1.12%) Avaya
7 1 (1.12%) Genesys
7 1 (1.12%) HP
7 1 (1.12%) KANA
7 1 (1.12%) SAP
7 1 (1.12%) Zend
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