Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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)
South West > Devon
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 47 50
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 +15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 11 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.92% 1.07% 2.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.39% 2.91% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 12
Devon median daily rate £425 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -22.22% +20.81%
10th Percentile £372 £350 £363
90th Percentile £464 £350 £500
South West median daily rate £363 £350 £381
% change year-on-year +3.57% -8.20% +8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £42.50

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 204 172 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 35.54% 36.75% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 116 156
Devon median daily rate £436 £325 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.15% -12.87% +4.70%
10th Percentile £296 £186 £263
90th Percentile £591 £497 £514
South West median daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +58.54% -78.19%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.64 £19.45
90th Percentile £48.80 £45.75 £27.15
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +32.41% -14.71% -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

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
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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +11 10 £425 +21.43%
SOAP
South West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Devon region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
2 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
3 7 (63.64%) Spring
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (63.64%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (63.64%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (45.45%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (36.36%) Subversion
5 4 (36.36%) BPEL
5 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
5 4 (36.36%) JCAPS
5 4 (36.36%) Apache Solr
5 4 (36.36%) Apache
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) XSD
5 4 (36.36%) XSL
5 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) Docker
5 4 (36.36%) REST
5 4 (36.36%) JPA
5 4 (36.36%) Spring Cloud
5 4 (36.36%) GlassFish
6 3 (27.27%) HBase
6 3 (27.27%) Redis
6 3 (27.27%) Apache Pig
6 3 (27.27%) HDFS

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 7 (63.64%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Solr
2 4 (36.36%) GlassFish
2 4 (36.36%) JCAPS
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Pig
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
1 3 (27.27%) HBase
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 3 (27.27%) Redis
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) NetBeans
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (63.64%) Spring
3 5 (45.45%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
4 4 (36.36%) JPA
4 4 (36.36%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) Spring Cloud
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) XSD
4 4 (36.36%) XSL
5 3 (27.27%) Spring Boot
6 2 (18.18%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (63.64%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) BPEL
3 3 (27.27%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
2 3 (27.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle