Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 46 73
Rank change year-on-year -37 +27 +22
Contract jobs citing SOAP 46 78 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.16% 3.97% 2.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.61% 13.85% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 64 32
Bristol median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £325
90th Percentile £525 £438 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +24.14% +3.57% -9.68%
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 696 563 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 32.74% 28.62% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 389 363
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £281 £283 £268
90th Percentile £548 £513 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 2
Bristol median hourly rate £58.63 £50.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.25% +30.72% -25.37%
10th Percentile £35.20 £21.70 £33.23
90th Percentile £69.88 £70.00 £42.68
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £46.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -3.23% +28.28% -14.71%

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 21 November 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

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SOAP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 32 (69.57%) REST
2 26 (56.52%) SQL Server
3 24 (52.17%) .NET
3 24 (52.17%) Oracle
3 24 (52.17%) C#
4 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
5 20 (43.48%) CSS
5 20 (43.48%) HTML
6 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
7 18 (39.13%) SQL
8 17 (36.96%) Web Services
8 17 (36.96%) MVC
8 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
10 13 (28.26%) Scrum
10 13 (28.26%) jQuery
11 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
12 11 (23.91%) JSON
12 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
12 11 (23.91%) TDD
12 11 (23.91%) Finance
12 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
13 10 (21.74%) OO
13 10 (21.74%) Marketing
14 9 (19.57%) Programme Management
14 9 (19.57%) Electronics
14 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
14 9 (19.57%) SAP
14 9 (19.57%) Manufacturing

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 4 (8.70%) IIS
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.35%) JBoss
2 2 (4.35%) SAS
2 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (13.04%) Office 365
4 2 (4.35%) SaaS
5 1 (2.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.04%) EDRMS
4 3 (6.52%) SSDT
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) DB2
5 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.35%) MySQL
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (6.52%) Maven
2 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) Ant
3 2 (4.35%) CruiseControl
3 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) JUnit
3 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.35%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.17%) Gradle
4 1 (2.17%) Grunt
4 1 (2.17%) Mockito
4 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Marketing
3 9 (19.57%) Electronics
3 9 (19.57%) Manufacturing
3 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) .NET Developer
3 11 (23.91%) C# Developer
4 10 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (19.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Architect
7 6 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
9 3 (6.52%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Angular Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Lead .NET Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Lead Developer
9 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (69.57%) REST
2 24 (52.17%) .NET
3 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
4 20 (43.48%) CSS
4 20 (43.48%) HTML
5 17 (36.96%) Web Services
6 13 (28.26%) jQuery
7 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
8 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (23.91%) JSON
9 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
10 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (15.22%) WCF
12 6 (13.04%) Angular 2
12 6 (13.04%) CSS3
12 6 (13.04%) HTML5
12 6 (13.04%) Middleware
12 6 (13.04%) NHibernate
12 6 (13.04%) WPF
13 5 (10.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
1 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (36.96%) MVC
2 13 (28.26%) Scrum
3 11 (23.91%) TDD
4 10 (21.74%) OO
5 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (19.57%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (19.57%) Programme Management
5 9 (19.57%) UML
6 8 (17.39%) OOD
7 7 (15.22%) CRM
8 6 (13.04%) Case Management
8 6 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (13.04%) ERP
8 6 (13.04%) Migration
8 6 (13.04%) SDLC
8 6 (13.04%) TOGAF
8 6 (13.04%) Use Case
9 5 (10.87%) Defect Management
9 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) C#
2 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
3 18 (39.13%) SQL
4 5 (10.87%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) PHP
5 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.17%) SOQL
7 1 (2.17%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) ISEB
3 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
1 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Oracle
2 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.57%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) Adobe
4 2 (4.35%) hybris
4 2 (4.35%) Perforce
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Informatica
5 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com