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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 71 63
Rank change year-on-year +23 -8  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 18 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.20% 0.33% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.44% 1.48% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Median daily rate £340 £369 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.79% +1.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £334 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £404 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £49.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -5.61% +53.12%  

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 242 203 195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 29.55% 22.28% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 145 139
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 1
Median hourly rate £41.75 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (77.78%) REST
2 22 (61.11%) Java
3 18 (50.00%) C#
4 17 (47.22%) Cucumber
4 17 (47.22%) BDD
5 16 (44.44%) Selenium
6 15 (41.67%) SQL
6 15 (41.67%) Oracle
7 14 (38.89%) .NET
7 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 14 (38.89%) HTML
7 14 (38.89%) SAP
7 14 (38.89%) CSS
7 14 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (38.89%) Electronics
7 14 (38.89%) Telecoms
7 14 (38.89%) Finance
7 14 (38.89%) Manufacturing
7 14 (38.89%) Programme Management
7 14 (38.89%) Spring
7 14 (38.89%) Digital Marketing
7 14 (38.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 14 (38.89%) Marketing
8 12 (33.33%) QA
8 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 12 (33.33%) WebDriver
8 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 12 (33.33%) Scrum
9 11 (30.56%) Web Services

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 6 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.56%) Confluence
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (38.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.11%) DB2
4 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Cucumber
2 16 (44.44%) Selenium
3 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 12 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 8 (22.22%) Maven
4 8 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 8 (22.22%) TeamCity
5 6 (16.67%) Ant
6 5 (13.89%) JIRA
7 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
7 4 (11.11%) GoCD
7 4 (11.11%) Gradle
8 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 2 (5.56%) Artifactory
9 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.78%) JUnit
10 1 (2.78%) Mockito
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (38.89%) Electronics
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
1 14 (38.89%) Manufacturing
1 14 (38.89%) Marketing
1 14 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Tester
3 9 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (22.22%) QA Tester
4 8 (22.22%) Software QA Tester
4 8 (22.22%) Software Tester
5 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Polyglot Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Python Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) REST
2 14 (38.89%) .NET
2 14 (38.89%) CSS
2 14 (38.89%) HTML
2 14 (38.89%) Spring
3 11 (30.56%) Web Services
4 10 (27.78%) jQuery
5 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 7 (19.44%) JSON
7 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (16.67%) XML
8 5 (13.89%) Hibernate
9 4 (11.11%) Kafka
9 4 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (5.56%) CSS3
10 2 (5.56%) HTML5
10 2 (5.56%) React
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Unix
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) BDD
3 14 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (38.89%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (38.89%) Programme Management
4 12 (33.33%) Scrum
5 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (27.78%) TDD
6 9 (25.00%) Microservices
7 8 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 8 (22.22%) SDLC
7 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 7 (19.44%) MVC
8 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
9 6 (16.67%) OO
9 6 (16.67%) OOD
9 6 (16.67%) SOA
9 6 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Java
2 18 (50.00%) C#
3 15 (41.67%) SQL
4 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 5 (13.89%) Scala
7 4 (11.11%) Python
8 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
1 4 (11.11%) LXC
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Oracle
2 14 (38.89%) SAP
3 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.11%) hybris
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
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