Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 24 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)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 55 57
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 15 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.99% 2.45% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.25% 8.15% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 2
Coventry median daily rate £344 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £313 £321 £334
90th Percentile £488 £538 £426
West Midlands median daily rate £510 £393 £438
% change year-on-year +29.85% -10.23% +13.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Coventry median hourly rate - - £23.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.50 - £23.75

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 207 319 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 27.53% 30.01% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 222 130
Coventry median daily rate £425 £387 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +14.59% -8.78%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £219
90th Percentile £575 £525 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -35.56% -16.43%
10th Percentile £20.88 £11.50 £14.15
90th Percentile £42.18 £17.00 £29.11
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £22.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year +35.91% -21.58% +4.33%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Coventry

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Coventry

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Coventry over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Coventry

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Coventry

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

1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (60.00%) REST
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) Ant
5 6 (40.00%) JDBC
5 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
5 6 (40.00%) MVC
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) jQuery
6 5 (33.33%) Spring
6 5 (33.33%) JBoss
6 5 (33.33%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) JUnit
7 4 (26.67%) EJB
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) JSP
7 4 (26.67%) Struts
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) JAXB
7 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (26.67%) Subversion
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Apache Axis
8 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (20.00%) WCF
8 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (20.00%) Web Development
8 3 (20.00%) Degree

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 5 (33.33%) JBoss
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) MariaDB
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Ant
1 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (33.33%) JUnit
3 4 (26.67%) Subversion
4 3 (20.00%) Mockito
5 2 (13.33%) Gradle
6 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.67%) JMeter
6 1 (6.67%) jMock
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Salesforce Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Salesforce Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (60.00%) REST
2 6 (40.00%) JDBC
2 6 (40.00%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) Spring
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) Apache Axis
4 4 (26.67%) EJB
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) JAXB
4 4 (26.67%) JSP
4 4 (26.67%) Struts
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) CSS3
5 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE
5 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
3 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) UX Design
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Strategic Thinking
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) RUP
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) OCP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle