Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 48 65
Rank change year-on-year -26 +17 +27
Contract jobs citing SOAP 48 65 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.39% 3.65% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.59% 13.27% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 51 34
Bristol median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £321
90th Percentile £525 £438 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £68.75 - -
South West median hourly rate £68.75 - -

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 632 490 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 31.47% 27.51% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 329 374
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £290 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £507
South West median daily rate £420 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +12.00% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Bristol median hourly rate £67.50 £52.50 £27.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +89.56% -49.18%
10th Percentile £47.20 £35.25 £21.60
90th Percentile £140.50 £73.75 £35.79
South West median hourly rate £44.75 £47.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -5.79% +22.58% -7.74%

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 24 September 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 42 (87.50%) REST
2 33 (68.75%) HTML
2 33 (68.75%) CSS
3 32 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 30 (62.50%) Oracle
5 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 22 (45.83%) Web Services
8 21 (43.75%) .NET
8 21 (43.75%) C#
9 20 (41.67%) SQL
9 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET
10 18 (37.50%) Scrum
10 18 (37.50%) MVC
11 17 (35.42%) Finance
11 17 (35.42%) jQuery
12 15 (31.25%) HTML5
12 15 (31.25%) CSS3
13 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
14 12 (25.00%) XML
14 12 (25.00%) Java
14 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (25.00%) JSON
14 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
15 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
15 11 (22.92%) Banking
15 11 (22.92%) DHTML
15 11 (22.92%) J2EE
15 11 (22.92%) EJB
15 11 (22.92%) JSP

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 9 (18.75%) Confluence
1 9 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Drupal
5 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) DB2
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.50%) EDRMS
4 2 (4.17%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) SSDT
5 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.83%) Maven
2 10 (20.83%) TeamCity
3 9 (18.75%) Ant
3 9 (18.75%) Artifactory
3 9 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 9 (18.75%) JIRA
4 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.17%) SonarQube
5 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.08%) Gradle
6 1 (2.08%) Grunt
6 1 (2.08%) Mockito
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Banking
3 10 (20.83%) Marketing
4 9 (18.75%) Electronics
4 9 (18.75%) Manufacturing
4 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 11 (22.92%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (22.92%) C# Developer
4 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (18.75%) Java Developer
6 7 (14.58%) Architect
7 6 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (10.42%) Backend Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
10 3 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Lead .NET Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
10 3 (6.25%) PHP Developer
10 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (87.50%) REST
2 33 (68.75%) CSS
2 33 (68.75%) HTML
3 22 (45.83%) Web Services
4 21 (43.75%) .NET
5 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 17 (35.42%) jQuery
7 15 (31.25%) CSS3
7 15 (31.25%) HTML5
8 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (25.00%) JSON
8 12 (25.00%) XML
9 11 (22.92%) DHTML
9 11 (22.92%) EJB
9 11 (22.92%) J2EE
9 11 (22.92%) JMS
9 11 (22.92%) JSP
10 10 (20.83%) Hibernate
10 10 (20.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Unix
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) MVC
2 18 (37.50%) Scrum
3 10 (20.83%) Microservices
4 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (18.75%) OO
4 9 (18.75%) OOD
4 9 (18.75%) Programme Management
5 8 (16.67%) SOA
6 7 (14.58%) CRM
6 7 (14.58%) TDD
6 7 (14.58%) UML
7 6 (12.50%) Case Management
7 6 (12.50%) ERP
7 6 (12.50%) Migration
7 6 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 6 (12.50%) Use Case
8 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 21 (43.75%) C#
3 20 (41.67%) SQL
4 12 (25.00%) Java
5 9 (18.75%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.33%) PHP
7 3 (6.25%) Apex Code
8 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.08%) SOQL
9 1 (2.08%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Ansible
1 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Oracle
2 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) SAP
4 3 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.17%) Adobe
5 2 (4.17%) hybris
6 1 (2.08%) Informatica
6 1 (2.08%) Zend