Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 November 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 49 50
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 5 8 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.71% 1.28% 3.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.66% 3.98% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 28
Cambridge median daily rate £500 £400 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +32.78% -26.97%
10th Percentile £425 £323 £200
90th Percentile £625 £488 £419
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £323 £388 £306
% change year-on-year -16.77% +26.53% -27.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 188 201 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.82% 32.06% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 120 246
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £394 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% +1.61% +3.33%
10th Percentile £295 £281 £263
90th Percentile £525 £527 £491
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 11
Cambridge median hourly rate £45.00 £28.25 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.29% -35.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £16.96 £15.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £97.75 £44.88 £72.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.86%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Cambridge

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOAP in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Cambridge

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Cambridge

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) MuleSoft
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) Mule
3 2 (40.00%) OAuth
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) API Development
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (40.00%) Confluence
1 2 (40.00%) Mule
1 2 (40.00%) Mule ESB
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) Anypoint
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudSearch
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) OAuth
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) OAuth2
4 1 (20.00%) RAML
4 1 (20.00%) SAML
4 1 (20.00%) XSD
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) API Development
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM
4 1 (20.00%) Password Management
4 1 (20.00%) SOLID
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (40.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle