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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - 14 28
Contract jobs citing SOAP 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 5.13% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 17.39% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
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 £55.00 £49.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +12.24% +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 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 9 23 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 17.31% 29.49% 41.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 43
Median daily rate £375 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) Mule
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Mule ESB
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Anypoint
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) CloudHub
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) RAML
2 1 (50.00%) Content Enrichment
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) AMQP

SOAP
Top Related 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 2 (100.00%) Anypoint
1 2 (100.00%) Mule
1 2 (100.00%) Mule ESB
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) AMQP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) RAML
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) UDDI
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Design
1 1 (50.00%) Content Enrichment
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft