Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 July 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 > Dorset
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 36 38
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 7 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.00% 2.39% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.48% 11.32% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 0
Dorset median daily rate £424 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.29% - -
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Dorset median hourly rate - - £32.00
South West median hourly rate - - £32.00

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 61 106 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 26.18% 21.07% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 77 46
Dorset median daily rate £375 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +29.17% -14.29%
10th Percentile £290 £253 £211
90th Percentile £445 £500 £375
South West median daily rate £400 £366 £375
% change year-on-year +9.22% -2.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Dorset median hourly rate £15.00 £42.13 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.39% +17.01% -21.74%
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.44 £39.63
% change year-on-year +8.60% +4.57% +10.07%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Dorset

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Dorset

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Dorset

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Bournemouth +13 6 £418 -1.76% 2
SOAP
South West

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

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Gradle
3 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) Spring MVC
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
4 4 (57.14%) IntelliJ
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 3 (42.86%) Thymeleaf
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) REST
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 3 (42.86%) Spring Web Flow
6 2 (28.57%) Maven
6 2 (28.57%) JSON
6 2 (28.57%) iPad
6 2 (28.57%) BDD
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) RESTful
7 1 (14.29%) API Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Guidewire
7 1 (14.29%) Microservices
7 1 (14.29%) SOA
7 1 (14.29%) QA

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) Gradle
2 4 (57.14%) IntelliJ
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Maven
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 5 (71.43%) Spring MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) Spring Web Flow
3 3 (42.86%) Thymeleaf
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) API Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Guidewire