The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 54 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.60% 1.14% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.82% 7.69% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Average daily rate £525 £394 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +27.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
SOAP
South West

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 Wiltshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
142 104 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.45% 14.81% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 66 115
Average daily rate £341 £381 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.49% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Swindon +1 3 £525 +33.33% 3
Trowbridge - 1 £425 -
SOAP
South West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (87.50%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) WCF
2 4 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
5 1 (12.50%) DataPower
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (12.50%) hybris

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP hybris
1 1 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) CRM Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) WCF
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) JMS
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (12.50%) SAML
3 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
1 1 (12.50%) DataPower
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) XPath
2 1 (12.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) hybris
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
3 1 (12.50%) webMethods