Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 21 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)
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 31 23
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8 +16
Contract jobs citing SOAP 6 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 4.08% 2.15% 5.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.08% 6.94% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Cheltenham median daily rate £388 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.40% +8.13% -10.86%
10th Percentile £381 £329 £379
90th Percentile £394 £550 £449
Gloucestershire median daily rate £431 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -13.75% +25.00% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire 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 Cheltenham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 26 72 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 17.69% 30.90% 35.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 51 65
Cheltenham median daily rate £394 £390 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +1.30% +2.67%
10th Percentile £325 £288 £263
90th Percentile £494 £494 £475
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.56% +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Cheltenham median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £40.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.80 £43.75
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.11% +4.71%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Cheltenham

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 5 (83.33%) JDBC
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) webMethods
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Mule
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Mule ESB
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (16.67%) Mule
1 1 (16.67%) Mule ESB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) webMethods Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) JDBC
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) webMethods