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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 52 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 25 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.95% 2.00% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.87% 8.17% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 10
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 £31.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -61.51% -29.54%  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 230 208 270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 27.15% 24.47% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 160 218
Median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.74% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing SOAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 June 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 33 (76.74%) REST
2 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (51.16%) C#
4 19 (44.19%) HTML
4 19 (44.19%) CSS
5 18 (41.86%) .NET
6 17 (39.53%) Java
6 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
6 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
7 16 (37.21%) Web Services
7 16 (37.21%) jQuery
7 16 (37.21%) Test Automation
8 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
9 14 (32.56%) Scrum
9 14 (32.56%) Oracle
9 14 (32.56%) SQL
9 14 (32.56%) JSON
9 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
10 13 (30.23%) Cucumber
10 13 (30.23%) BDD
10 13 (30.23%) AngularJS
10 13 (30.23%) Selenium
10 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
10 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (27.91%) Programme Management
11 12 (27.91%) Electronics
11 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
11 12 (27.91%) Finance
11 12 (27.91%) Manufacturing
11 12 (27.91%) SAP

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 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Drupal
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (27.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.98%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.63%) GitHub
3 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.98%) MySQL
4 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.65%) DB2
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
2 13 (30.23%) Cucumber
2 13 (30.23%) Selenium
3 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
4 9 (20.93%) WebDriver
5 8 (18.60%) SoapUI
6 7 (16.28%) Maven
7 6 (13.95%) TeamCity
8 4 (9.30%) Ant
8 4 (9.30%) Bitbucket
8 4 (9.30%) Gradle
8 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
9 3 (6.98%) GoCD
10 2 (4.65%) JIRA
11 1 (2.33%) JUnit
11 1 (2.33%) MSTest
11 1 (2.33%) NUnit
General
1 12 (27.91%) Electronics
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
1 12 (27.91%) Manufacturing
1 12 (27.91%) Marketing
1 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) C# Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Tester
4 8 (18.60%) Python Developer
5 7 (16.28%) .NET Developer
5 7 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (13.95%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (13.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (13.95%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Software Developer
7 5 (11.63%) QA Tester
7 5 (11.63%) Software QA Tester
7 5 (11.63%) Software Tester
8 4 (9.30%) Agile Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Polyglot Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (76.74%) REST
2 19 (44.19%) CSS
2 19 (44.19%) HTML
3 18 (41.86%) .NET
4 16 (37.21%) jQuery
4 16 (37.21%) Web Services
5 14 (32.56%) JSON
6 13 (30.23%) AngularJS
6 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
7 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (23.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (23.26%) XML
8 9 (20.93%) Spring
9 5 (11.63%) Django
10 4 (9.30%) Kafka
10 4 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (6.98%) Ajax
11 3 (6.98%) TIBCO EMS
12 2 (4.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Unix
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Test Automation
3 14 (32.56%) Scrum
4 13 (30.23%) BDD
4 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (27.91%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (27.91%) Programme Management
6 11 (25.58%) MVC
6 11 (25.58%) OO
7 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (23.26%) OOD
7 10 (23.26%) TDD
8 7 (16.28%) Microservices
9 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.63%) Compatibility Testing
10 5 (11.63%) DevOps
10 5 (11.63%) Information Architecture
10 5 (11.63%) SDLC
10 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
10 5 (11.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) C#
2 17 (39.53%) Java
2 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
3 14 (32.56%) SQL
4 9 (20.93%) Python
5 5 (11.63%) Scala
6 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.98%) PHP
8 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.33%) C
9 1 (2.33%) Groovy
9 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
1 4 (9.30%) LXC
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) Oracle
3 12 (27.91%) SAP
4 4 (9.30%) hybris
5 3 (6.98%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
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