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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 95 102 89
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing SOAP 28 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.10% 0.55% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.67% 2.21% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 2
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£488 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +63.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £490 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +45.83%
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
599 589 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.56% 24.95% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 326 209
Average daily rate £333 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 11
Average hourly rate £31.47 £22.75 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.32% -20.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £37.41 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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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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
Coventry - 8 £550 - 1
Birmingham -2 7 £450 - 3
Staffordshire -1 2 £488 +62.50% 1
Solihull - 2 £400 -
Warwickshire -2 1 £438 -7.89% 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 40 (67.80%) XML
2 39 (66.10%) Web Services
3 31 (52.54%) SOA
4 29 (49.15%) REST
5 27 (45.76%) Oracle
6 24 (40.68%) .NET
7 22 (37.29%) Middleware
8 20 (33.90%) IBM
8 20 (33.90%) TIBCO
9 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
9 19 (32.20%) Java
9 19 (32.20%) SQL
10 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
10 18 (30.51%) EAI
11 17 (28.81%) C#
12 16 (27.12%) XSD
12 16 (27.12%) WSDL
13 14 (23.73%) WebSphere
14 13 (22.03%) Finance
15 12 (20.34%) webMethods
15 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (20.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 12 (20.34%) Use Case
15 12 (20.34%) DataPower
16 11 (18.64%) Integration Testing
16 11 (18.64%) SoapUI
16 11 (18.64%) CA LISA
16 11 (18.64%) Green Hat
16 11 (18.64%) Solace
17 10 (16.95%) WCF

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (23.73%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (5.08%) AquaLogic
2 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.08%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.69%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.69%) Mule
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.69%) Magento
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Boomi
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) NFC
1 1 (1.69%) RFID
1 1 (1.69%) FTP
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (8.47%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) DB2
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) SoapUI
2 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.17%) ReSharper
4 3 (5.08%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (3.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.69%) Hudson
6 1 (1.69%) Maven
6 1 (1.69%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.69%) Ant
6 1 (1.69%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Back Office
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Architect
2 22 (37.29%) Developer
3 16 (27.12%) Integration Architect
4 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Systems Architect
6 3 (5.08%) AWS Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Lead Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.39%) TIBCO Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Architect
8 1 (1.69%) Magento Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (67.80%) XML
2 39 (66.10%) Web Services
3 29 (49.15%) REST
4 24 (40.68%) .NET
5 22 (37.29%) Middleware
6 16 (27.12%) XSD
6 16 (27.12%) WSDL
7 12 (20.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 10 (16.95%) WCF
9 9 (15.25%) XSLT
9 9 (15.25%) Java EE
10 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
11 6 (10.17%) Entity Framework
11 6 (10.17%) LINQ
12 5 (8.47%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (8.47%) HTML
12 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
13 4 (6.78%) CSS
13 4 (6.78%) WinForms
13 4 (6.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) DataPower
2 8 (13.56%) Clustering
3 6 (10.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.08%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) UNIX
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.39%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.69%) AIX
3 1 (1.69%) HPUX
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
3 1 (1.69%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) SOA
2 18 (30.51%) EAI
3 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) Use Case
4 11 (18.64%) Integration Testing
5 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce
6 7 (11.86%) ETL
7 6 (10.17%) OO
7 6 (10.17%) Asset Management
7 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.78%) MVC
8 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.39%) CRM
9 2 (3.39%) UML
9 2 (3.39%) Scrum
9 2 (3.39%) BPEL
9 2 (3.39%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.69%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) Java
1 19 (32.20%) SQL
2 17 (28.81%) C#
3 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.78%) VB
5 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.39%) PHP
5 2 (3.39%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.69%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.69%) XPath
6 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
1 1 (1.69%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Oracle
2 20 (33.90%) IBM
2 20 (33.90%) TIBCO
3 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
4 12 (20.34%) webMethods
5 11 (18.64%) Green Hat
5 11 (18.64%) Solace
6 4 (6.78%) Akamai
7 3 (5.08%) Talend
8 1 (1.69%) Kony
8 1 (1.69%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 1 (1.69%) Syclo
8 1 (1.69%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.69%) Sybase
8 1 (1.69%) SAP
8 1 (1.69%) Sun
8 1 (1.69%) HP
8 1 (1.69%) Dell
8 1 (1.69%) CA
8 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: Negotiable
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