Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 67 97
Rank change year-on-year +23 +30 -13
Contract jobs citing SOAP 73 39 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.85% 2.28% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.75% 8.11% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 33 13
Bristol median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £282
90th Percentile £438 £575 £463
South West median daily rate £360 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 531 481 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 27.99% 28.18% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 368 398
Bristol median daily rate £372 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £287 £263 £268
90th Percentile £513 £525 £500
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Bristol median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -46.15% +36.84%
10th Percentile £21.70 £32.50 £18.70
90th Percentile £70.00 £37.50 £98.50
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £38.13 £42.50
% change year-on-year +18.03% -10.29% -

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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 55 (75.34%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (73.97%) REST
3 42 (57.53%) C#
4 41 (56.16%) JavaScript
5 40 (54.79%) HTML
6 39 (53.42%) .NET
6 39 (53.42%) CSS
7 34 (46.58%) JSON
7 34 (46.58%) jQuery
8 32 (43.84%) Microsoft
9 30 (41.10%) OO
9 30 (41.10%) SQL Server
10 29 (39.73%) Oracle
10 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
10 29 (39.73%) OOD
10 29 (39.73%) MVC
10 29 (39.73%) Scrum
11 28 (38.36%) Marketing
11 28 (38.36%) AngularJS
12 27 (36.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 27 (36.99%) ASP.NET Web API
12 27 (36.99%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (36.99%) Finance
13 26 (35.62%) Manufacturing
13 26 (35.62%) SAP
13 26 (35.62%) Digital Marketing
13 26 (35.62%) Electronics
13 26 (35.62%) Telecoms
13 26 (35.62%) Programme Management
13 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET MVC

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 2 (2.74%) Confluence
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.37%) Apache
2 1 (1.37%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) Drupal
2 1 (1.37%) Mule
2 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (4.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.11%) GitHub
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.10%) SQL Server
2 25 (34.25%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.85%) MySQL
4 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.74%) DB2
6 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.37%) Firebird
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (24.66%) SoapUI
2 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
2 17 (23.29%) Visual Studio
3 16 (21.92%) Cucumber
3 16 (21.92%) Selenium
4 13 (17.81%) Maven
5 12 (16.44%) WebDriver
6 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
6 10 (13.70%) TeamCity
7 6 (8.22%) JIRA
8 4 (5.48%) Ant
8 4 (5.48%) JUnit
8 4 (5.48%) SpecFlow
9 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.11%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.74%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.74%) GoCD
10 2 (2.74%) Gradle
10 2 (2.74%) Xcode
General
1 28 (38.36%) Marketing
2 27 (36.99%) Finance
3 26 (35.62%) Electronics
3 26 (35.62%) Manufacturing
3 26 (35.62%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.22%) Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Advertising
6 1 (1.37%) Back Office
6 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (73.97%) Developer
2 25 (34.25%) .NET Developer
2 25 (34.25%) C# Developer
3 18 (24.66%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 17 (23.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (21.92%) Agile Developer
5 16 (21.92%) Software Developer
6 15 (20.55%) .NET Software Developer
6 15 (20.55%) Agile .NET Developer
6 15 (20.55%) Agile C# Developer
6 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 15 (20.55%) C# Software Developer
7 11 (15.07%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (13.70%) Java Developer
8 10 (13.70%) QA Tester
8 10 (13.70%) Tester
9 9 (12.33%) Software QA Tester
9 9 (12.33%) Software Tester
10 7 (9.59%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (73.97%) REST
2 40 (54.79%) HTML
3 39 (53.42%) .NET
3 39 (53.42%) CSS
4 34 (46.58%) jQuery
4 34 (46.58%) JSON
5 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
6 28 (38.36%) AngularJS
7 27 (36.99%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (36.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (24.66%) Web Services
10 11 (15.07%) XML
11 6 (8.22%) Ajax
11 6 (8.22%) J2EE
12 5 (6.85%) Django
12 5 (6.85%) JMS
12 5 (6.85%) Spring
13 4 (5.48%) HTML5
13 4 (5.48%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) Social Media
3 2 (2.74%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Linux
1 8 (10.96%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Unix
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (75.34%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.10%) OO
3 29 (39.73%) MVC
3 29 (39.73%) OOD
3 29 (39.73%) Scrum
4 27 (36.99%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (35.62%) Digital Marketing
5 26 (35.62%) Programme Management
6 19 (26.03%) Test Automation
7 16 (21.92%) BDD
8 10 (13.70%) Compatibility Testing
8 10 (13.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 10 (13.70%) Microservices
8 10 (13.70%) SDLC
8 10 (13.70%) TDD
8 10 (13.70%) Test Scripting
9 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.59%) Web Development
10 5 (6.85%) Pair Programming
10 5 (6.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (57.53%) C#
2 41 (56.16%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.03%) Java
4 9 (12.33%) SQL
5 8 (10.96%) Python
6 6 (8.22%) PHP
7 3 (4.11%) Scala
8 2 (2.74%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.74%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) Delphi
9 1 (1.37%) Groovy
9 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Docker
1 3 (4.11%) LXC
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 29 (39.73%) Oracle
3 26 (35.62%) SAP
4 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.74%) hybris
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix
6 1 (1.37%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) webMethods