Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 26 May 2018 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 80 67
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13 +15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 11 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.04% 0.19% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.77% 0.62% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 15
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -28.93% +23.13%
10th Percentile £250 £325 £313
90th Percentile £438 £375 £530
East of England median daily rate £525 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +13.51% -2.63% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £37.50 £31.59
% change year-on-year - +18.73% -12.26%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 292 323 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.70% 30.47% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 158 230
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £414 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.21% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £269 £213 £299
90th Percentile £525 £515 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £41.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.31% +4.50%
10th Percentile £27.78 £27.65 £15.65
90th Percentile £53.00 £45.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £35.52 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year -5.28% +2.74% -6.41%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Cambridgeshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Cambridgeshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Cambridgeshire

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Cambridgeshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 8 £375 - 2
Cambridge +5 2 £425 +21.43% 7
SOAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) REST
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) DB2
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) IBM
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) JSON
5 4 (36.36%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
7 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (18.18%) API Development
7 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (18.18%) Mockito
7 2 (18.18%) WireMock
7 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
7 2 (18.18%) JAX-RS
7 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (18.18%) SMS
7 2 (18.18%) JUnit
7 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
7 2 (18.18%) JDBC
7 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 2 (18.18%) SQL

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (18.18%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) DB2
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Mockito
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Robot Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Integration Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Backend Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# WCF Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) WCF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) REST
3 4 (36.36%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (36.36%) JSON
3 4 (36.36%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (18.18%) JAX-RS
4 2 (18.18%) JDBC
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) WinForms
4 2 (18.18%) WireMock
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Behat
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) API Development
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
3 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) IBM