Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 36 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.95% 0.88% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.19% 2.63% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Dorset median daily rate £430 £346 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.19% -1.07% +62.79%
10th Percentile £413 £333 £325
90th Percentile £438 £365 £375
South West median daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +3.57% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Dorset median hourly rate - - £42.50
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 Dorset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 97 114 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 31.49% 33.63% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 80 35
Dorset median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £301 £250 £256
90th Percentile £478 £438 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 15
Dorset median hourly rate £44.50 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.92% -13.33% -7.41%
10th Percentile £42.25 £31.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £46.75 £33.75 £45.20
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +3.70%

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 22 January 2018. 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 +2 6 £430 +24.19% 1
SOAP
South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Thymeleaf
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Guidewire
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) LDAP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) Gradle
3 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Process Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QC Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Thymeleaf
4 2 (33.33%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Secure Coding
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Guidewire
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat