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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 78 95 96
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 67 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.14% 0.92% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.43% 4.04% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 10 10
Median daily rate £415 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £403 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £579 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £39.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +2.56%
SOAP
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
795 545 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.34% 22.86% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 329 327
Median daily rate £375 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 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
Shropshire -10 26 £415 -0.59%
Coventry -8 11 £413 - 7
Birmingham -10 7 £458 -8.50% 8
Solihull - 7 - -
Warwickshire -7 2 £350 -9.67% 2
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 78 (66.10%) REST
2 73 (61.86%) SQL
3 71 (60.17%) Java
4 65 (55.08%) Spring
5 57 (48.31%) XML
6 56 (47.46%) Web Services
6 56 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (40.68%) Puppet
7 48 (40.68%) MongoDB
7 48 (40.68%) Docker
8 46 (38.98%) HTML
9 44 (37.29%) J2EE
9 44 (37.29%) CSS
9 44 (37.29%) Unix
9 44 (37.29%) JSON
10 43 (36.44%) Linux
11 39 (33.05%) Hibernate
12 37 (31.36%) Git (software)
13 36 (30.51%) HTML5
13 36 (30.51%) JavaScript
14 30 (25.42%) C#
14 30 (25.42%) Open Source
15 29 (24.58%) Adobe
16 28 (23.73%) WebLogic
17 27 (22.88%) J2SE
17 27 (22.88%) webMethods
17 27 (22.88%) Scala
17 27 (22.88%) Play Framework
17 27 (22.88%) RESTful
17 27 (22.88%) Selenium

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 28 (23.73%) WebLogic
2 20 (16.95%) JBoss
3 16 (13.56%) Apache
4 14 (11.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 12 (10.17%) WebLogic Portal
6 8 (6.78%) WebSphere
7 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.54%) CMS
9 3 (2.54%) Confluence
10 2 (1.69%) Mule
10 2 (1.69%) WildFly
11 1 (0.85%) IIS
11 1 (0.85%) nginx
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.39%) MS Office
1 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.17%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (8.47%) Google App Engine
3 10 (8.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.85%) GitHub
4 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.85%) IaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) HTTP
1 7 (5.93%) SSL
1 7 (5.93%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.69%) FTP
3 1 (0.85%) DNS
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (40.68%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle OWB
4 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.54%) MySQL
7 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.85%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (31.36%) Git (software)
2 27 (22.88%) Selenium
3 23 (19.49%) SoapUI
4 21 (17.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 21 (17.80%) Maven
5 18 (15.25%) Eclipse
6 16 (13.56%) JUnit
7 15 (12.71%) IntelliJ
7 15 (12.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (7.63%) Jenkins
9 8 (6.78%) Visual Studio
10 6 (5.08%) ClearCase
10 6 (5.08%) ClearQuest
10 6 (5.08%) Subversion
11 3 (2.54%) JIRA
12 2 (1.69%) Ant
12 2 (1.69%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.69%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.85%) Grunt
13 1 (0.85%) gulp
General
1 2 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Banking
2 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (62.71%) Developer
2 32 (27.12%) Java Developer
3 30 (25.42%) Architect
4 25 (21.19%) Software Engineer
5 24 (20.34%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 18 (15.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (15.25%) Java Engineer
6 18 (15.25%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 18 (15.25%) Java Software Engineer
6 18 (15.25%) Scala Software Engineer
7 17 (14.41%) Java Scala Developer
7 17 (14.41%) Java Software Developer
7 17 (14.41%) Scala Developer
8 15 (12.71%) Software Architect
9 14 (11.86%) .NET Developer
9 14 (11.86%) Lead Developer
10 12 (10.17%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 12 (10.17%) Lead Software Developer
10 12 (10.17%) Lead Software Engineer
10 12 (10.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (66.10%) REST
2 65 (55.08%) Spring
3 57 (48.31%) XML
4 56 (47.46%) Web Services
5 46 (38.98%) HTML
6 44 (37.29%) CSS
6 44 (37.29%) J2EE
6 44 (37.29%) JSON
7 39 (33.05%) Hibernate
8 36 (30.51%) HTML5
9 27 (22.88%) J2SE
9 27 (22.88%) Play Framework
9 27 (22.88%) RESTful
10 21 (17.80%) .NET
10 21 (17.80%) Hystrix
10 21 (17.80%) Spring Boot
10 21 (17.80%) Swagger
10 21 (17.80%) WireMock
11 20 (16.95%) ELK Stack
12 17 (14.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.25%) DataPower
2 10 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.39%) User Experience
4 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.69%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Clustering
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.29%) Unix
2 43 (36.44%) Linux
3 11 (9.32%) Windows
4 2 (1.69%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.42%) Open Source
3 27 (22.88%) DevOps
3 27 (22.88%) Microservices
4 25 (21.19%) Software Engineering
5 24 (20.34%) MVC
6 15 (12.71%) SOA
7 14 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (10.17%) Scrum
8 12 (10.17%) Software Architecture
9 10 (8.47%) Configuration Management
9 10 (8.47%) Network Management
10 7 (5.93%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.08%) Project Planning
12 5 (4.24%) Data Modelling
13 4 (3.39%) Data Transformation
13 4 (3.39%) ETL
13 4 (3.39%) Migration
13 4 (3.39%) OO
13 4 (3.39%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 73 (61.86%) SQL
2 71 (60.17%) Java
3 36 (30.51%) JavaScript
4 30 (25.42%) C#
5 27 (22.88%) Scala
6 11 (9.32%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.93%) Haskell
8 4 (3.39%) XAML
9 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.69%) C
10 2 (1.69%) Groovy
10 2 (1.69%) Lua
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
11 1 (0.85%) PHP
11 1 (0.85%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) Ruby
11 1 (0.85%) VBScript
11 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (4.24%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 48 (40.68%) Docker
2 5 (4.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 48 (40.68%) Puppet
2 22 (18.64%) Grafana
3 21 (17.80%) Graphite
4 4 (3.39%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 29 (24.58%) Adobe
2 27 (22.88%) webMethods
3 21 (17.80%) IBM
4 17 (14.41%) Oracle
5 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
6 11 (9.32%) Google
7 6 (5.08%) WSO2
8 5 (4.24%) SAP
9 4 (3.39%) CA
9 4 (3.39%) SevOne
10 2 (1.69%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (1.69%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.85%) CODA
11 1 (0.85%) HP
11 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.85%) Talend
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