The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 60 62
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 19 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.09% 0.98% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 3.40% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
Median daily rate £550 £458 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.21% -1.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 £31.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -61.51% -29.54%  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 171 235 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 27.80% 28.69% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 177 122
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SOAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Birmingham

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOAP in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Birmingham

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Birmingham over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Birmingham

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 23 (92.00%) Java
2 20 (80.00%) REST
3 19 (76.00%) Spring
4 16 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (60.00%) Spring Boot
6 14 (56.00%) Open Source
7 10 (40.00%) DevOps
7 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
8 9 (36.00%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (36.00%) Web Services
8 9 (36.00%) Linux
8 9 (36.00%) TDD
8 9 (36.00%) Billing
8 9 (36.00%) Scrum
8 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (36.00%) Docker
8 9 (36.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (36.00%) GitHub
8 9 (36.00%) Bitbucket
8 9 (36.00%) OpenShift
8 9 (36.00%) MuleSoft
8 9 (36.00%) Apigee
8 9 (36.00%) Microservices
8 9 (36.00%) GitLab
8 9 (36.00%) Kubernetes
8 9 (36.00%) API Development
8 9 (36.00%) API Design
8 9 (36.00%) API Integration
8 9 (36.00%) SaaS

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 9 (36.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (12.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (36.00%) GitHub
1 9 (36.00%) Heroku
1 9 (36.00%) IaaS
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (36.00%) OpenShift
1 9 (36.00%) PaaS
1 9 (36.00%) SaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) BrowserStack
3 1 (4.00%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Bitbucket
1 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (36.00%) GitLab
2 7 (28.00%) JUnit
3 6 (24.00%) jMock
3 6 (24.00%) Mockito
4 5 (20.00%) DbUnit
4 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (20.00%) Maven
4 5 (20.00%) SonarQube
5 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.00%) IntelliJ
5 2 (8.00%) Subversion
6 1 (4.00%) Bower
6 1 (4.00%) Grunt
6 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.00%) PhantomJS
6 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.00%) WebStorm
General
1 9 (36.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) DevOps Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Java Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Java Programmer
5 3 (12.00%) Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) REST
2 19 (76.00%) Spring
3 15 (60.00%) Spring Boot
4 9 (36.00%) Web Services
5 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (24.00%) RESTful
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) Java EE
6 5 (20.00%) JPA
6 5 (20.00%) PowerMock
7 4 (16.00%) CSS
7 4 (16.00%) XML
8 3 (12.00%) J2EE
9 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (8.00%) jQuery
9 2 (8.00%) XSD
9 2 (8.00%) XSLT
10 1 (4.00%) LESS
10 1 (4.00%) RESTEasy
10 1 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (56.00%) Open Source
3 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) DevOps
4 9 (36.00%) API Design
4 9 (36.00%) API Development
4 9 (36.00%) API Integration
4 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (36.00%) Microservices
4 9 (36.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) TDD
5 7 (28.00%) BDD
6 5 (20.00%) Kanban
6 5 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (12.00%) SDLC
7 3 (12.00%) SOA
8 2 (8.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (8.00%) Open Source Development
8 2 (8.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) WAI
1 1 (4.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Apigee
1 9 (36.00%) MuleSoft
1 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
1 9 (36.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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