The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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)
South West / Devon
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 36 29
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.20% 0.43% 3.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 1.11% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
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 - - £19.46
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 Devon with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 120 90 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 36.14% 38.63% 37.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 53 49
Median daily rate £405 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.56% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £195 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +67.05%  
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 Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 Devon

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Devon

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Devon

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Devon region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 3 £450 - 1
Plymouth - 1 £400 -
SOAP
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Devon region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
5 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) .NET
5 5 (50.00%) C#
5 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (50.00%) CSS
5 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
5 5 (50.00%) IBM
5 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (50.00%) Content Management
5 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (50.00%) Web Development
5 5 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (30.00%) REST
7 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (30.00%) JCAPS
7 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (30.00%) HTML5

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (30.00%) GlassFish
2 3 (30.00%) JCAPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior WebSphere Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (30.00%) XSD
4 3 (30.00%) XSL
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) XHTML
6 1 (10.00%) JMS
6 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Content Management
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) BPEL
2 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (30.00%) Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
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