Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 47 62
Rank change year-on-year -27 +15 +26
Contract jobs citing SOAP 53 74 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.50% 3.90% 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.90% 13.36% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 58 32
Bristol median daily rate £405 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -0.71% +8.46%
10th Percentile £316 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £488 £565
South West median daily rate £450 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +24.14% +3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £56.25 - -
South West median hourly rate £56.25 - -

SOAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 671 554 442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 31.65% 29.17% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 357 312
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £270
90th Percentile £575 £518 £556
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 4
Bristol median hourly rate £58.75 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.68% +26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £34.00 £22.90 £33.63
90th Percentile £68.00 £56.13 £41.90
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.24%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Bristol

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Bristol

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Bristol

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Bristol

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SOAP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 30 (56.60%) REST
2 26 (49.06%) Web Services
3 25 (47.17%) C#
4 24 (45.28%) SQL
4 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (39.62%) Oracle
5 21 (39.62%) .NET
6 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
6 20 (37.74%) HTML
6 20 (37.74%) CSS
7 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
8 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET
9 17 (32.08%) TDD
9 17 (32.08%) Scrum
10 15 (28.30%) Test Automation
11 14 (26.42%) MVC
12 13 (24.53%) OO
12 13 (24.53%) Visual Studio
13 12 (22.64%) Java
13 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
13 12 (22.64%) Finance
13 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
13 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
14 11 (20.75%) jQuery
15 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
15 10 (18.87%) Spring
15 10 (18.87%) J2EE
15 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
16 9 (16.98%) BDD
16 9 (16.98%) SDLC

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (9.43%) Apache Spark
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (7.55%) IIS
2 4 (7.55%) JBoss
2 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.77%) SAS
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.89%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) SaaS
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (9.43%) DB2
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.66%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) SSDT
4 2 (3.77%) Big Data
4 2 (3.77%) EDRMS
4 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.21%) SoapUI
3 6 (11.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (11.32%) Eclipse
3 6 (11.32%) Maven
3 6 (11.32%) Selenium
3 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (9.43%) Ant
4 5 (9.43%) CruiseControl
4 5 (9.43%) JUnit
5 4 (7.55%) SpecFlow
6 3 (5.66%) JMeter
6 3 (5.66%) LoadRunner
6 3 (5.66%) TestComplete
6 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.77%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.89%) Gradle
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Marketing
3 6 (11.32%) Electronics
3 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
3 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (9.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (69.81%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Java Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) C# Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Test Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (11.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Web Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Agile Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.66%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (5.66%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Lead .NET Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (56.60%) REST
2 26 (49.06%) Web Services
3 21 (39.62%) .NET
4 20 (37.74%) CSS
4 20 (37.74%) HTML
5 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET
6 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
7 11 (20.75%) jQuery
8 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
8 10 (18.87%) J2EE
8 10 (18.87%) Spring
9 9 (16.98%) JMS
10 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (15.09%) CSS3
10 8 (15.09%) HTML5
10 8 (15.09%) XML
11 7 (13.21%) JSON
11 7 (13.21%) WCF
12 6 (11.32%) NHibernate
12 6 (11.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.55%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.55%) Data Structures
4 4 (7.55%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Unix
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
1 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) Scrum
2 17 (32.08%) TDD
3 15 (28.30%) Test Automation
4 14 (26.42%) MVC
5 13 (24.53%) OO
6 9 (16.98%) BDD
6 9 (16.98%) SDLC
7 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (15.09%) UML
8 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.32%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (11.32%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (11.32%) Performance Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Programme Management
8 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
8 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Use Case
8 6 (11.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) C#
2 24 (45.28%) SQL
3 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
4 12 (22.64%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.55%) PHP
7 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.89%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.89%) Scala
8 1 (1.89%) SOQL
8 1 (1.89%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.66%) Degree
4 3 (5.66%) ISEB
5 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
1 1 (1.89%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Oracle
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.32%) SAP
4 5 (9.43%) Perforce
5 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.77%) Adobe
6 2 (3.77%) hybris
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.77%) VMware
7 1 (1.89%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) Informatica