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 3 months to 26 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)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 45 36
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.61% 0.98% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 3.45% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £331 £419 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.89% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.97 £31.14 £44.00
% change year-on-year -16.60% -29.23%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 56 116 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 22.49% 28.36% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 67 55
Median daily rate £351 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.37% +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 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 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 26 June 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 8 (57.14%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) RESTful
3 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (35.71%) REST
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 4 (28.57%) JDBC
4 4 (28.57%) JUnit
5 3 (21.43%) Ant
5 3 (21.43%) JSP
5 3 (21.43%) Struts
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) JAXB
5 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) JBoss
5 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
5 3 (21.43%) Middleware
5 3 (21.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) Apache Axis
5 3 (21.43%) Subversion
5 3 (21.43%) DataPower
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC

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 3 (21.43%) JBoss
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (28.57%) JUnit
3 3 (21.43%) Ant
3 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
3 3 (21.43%) Subversion
4 2 (14.29%) JMeter
4 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.14%) jMock
5 1 (7.14%) Mockito
5 1 (7.14%) NWDS
5 1 (7.14%) Xcode
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) REST
1 5 (35.71%) RESTful
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 4 (28.57%) JDBC
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Axis
3 3 (21.43%) EJB
3 3 (21.43%) JAXB
3 3 (21.43%) JSP
3 3 (21.43%) Middleware
3 3 (21.43%) Struts
4 1 (7.14%) Cocoa
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) SAP PI
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Visualforce
4 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) DataPower
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Android
2 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) SDLC
2 2 (14.29%) Android Development
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Kanban
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Xamarin