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 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)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 11 24
Contract jobs citing SOAP 0 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 9.84% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 31.58% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £338
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 Cheltenham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14 38 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 18.42% 31.15% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 42
Median daily rate £300 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -1.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
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 Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 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