Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 66 65
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +22
Contract jobs citing SOAP 44 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.34% 2.32% 2.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.43% 8.17% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 29
Bristol median daily rate £405 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £336 £303 £313
90th Percentile £553 £475 £475
South West median daily rate £450 £394 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% -1.56% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £34.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £34.50 - -

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 522 514 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 27.81% 28.40% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 357 319
Bristol median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £280 £293
90th Percentile £575 £525 £520
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £175.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -77.14% +326.83% +32.26%
10th Percentile £34.10 £162.50 £28.45
90th Percentile £56.50 £187.50 £64.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -4.49% -1.11% +7.14%

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 16 July 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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 32 (72.73%) REST
2 28 (63.64%) Web Services
3 25 (56.82%) Finance
4 23 (52.27%) Java
5 21 (47.73%) JavaScript
5 21 (47.73%) XML
5 21 (47.73%) Oracle
6 20 (45.45%) CSS
6 20 (45.45%) HTML
6 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (43.18%) Scrum
8 17 (38.64%) Spring
9 14 (31.82%) JSON
9 14 (31.82%) Banking
9 14 (31.82%) Hibernate
10 12 (27.27%) SQL
10 12 (27.27%) J2EE
10 12 (27.27%) JSP
10 12 (27.27%) JMS
10 12 (27.27%) SOA
10 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
11 11 (25.00%) CSS3
11 11 (25.00%) HTML5
11 11 (25.00%) EJB
11 11 (25.00%) DHTML
11 11 (25.00%) MVC
12 10 (22.73%) JIRA
12 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
13 9 (20.45%) TeamCity
13 9 (20.45%) Bitbucket Server

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 7 (15.91%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.36%) Confluence
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.55%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
5 1 (2.27%) Drupal
5 1 (2.27%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) Liferay
5 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Boomi
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.27%) npm
2 1 (2.27%) NuGet
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) FTP
1 3 (6.82%) SMTP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) SSH
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) DB2
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.27%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.73%) JIRA
3 9 (20.45%) Bitbucket Server
3 9 (20.45%) TeamCity
4 8 (18.18%) Ant
4 8 (18.18%) Maven
5 7 (15.91%) Eclipse
5 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
6 6 (13.64%) Artifactory
6 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
7 5 (11.36%) SoapUI
8 4 (9.09%) Selenium
9 3 (6.82%) JUnit
10 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
10 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
11 1 (2.27%) Hudson
11 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (2.27%) PHPUnit
11 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (56.82%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Banking
3 6 (13.64%) Electronics
3 6 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 6 (13.64%) Marketing
3 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Agile .NET Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Agile C# Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Developer
3 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Backend Developer
3 6 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 6 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Integration Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (72.73%) REST
2 28 (63.64%) Web Services
3 21 (47.73%) XML
4 20 (45.45%) CSS
4 20 (45.45%) HTML
5 17 (38.64%) Spring
6 14 (31.82%) Hibernate
6 14 (31.82%) JSON
7 12 (27.27%) J2EE
7 12 (27.27%) JMS
7 12 (27.27%) JSP
8 11 (25.00%) CSS3
8 11 (25.00%) DHTML
8 11 (25.00%) EJB
8 11 (25.00%) HTML5
9 8 (18.18%) jQuery
9 8 (18.18%) Middleware
10 6 (13.64%) .NET
10 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
10 6 (13.64%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.55%) AS400
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.27%) iSeries
3 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Unix
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Scrum
3 12 (27.27%) SOA
4 11 (25.00%) MVC
5 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 9 (20.45%) OO
7 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.91%) Microservices
8 6 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (13.64%) OOD
8 6 (13.64%) Programme Management
9 5 (11.36%) User Stories
10 4 (9.09%) Data Integration
10 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
10 4 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
11 3 (6.82%) Manual Testing
11 3 (6.82%) SDLC
12 2 (4.55%) BDD
12 2 (4.55%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) Java
2 21 (47.73%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 4 (9.09%) Java 8
6 3 (6.82%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) RPG
7 2 (4.55%) RPG IV
8 1 (2.27%) ES6
8 1 (2.27%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.27%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
1 1 (2.27%) iptables
1 1 (2.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) MOM
2 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) Kibana
2 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.64%) SAP
4 3 (6.82%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) Google
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Perforce
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.27%) Splunk