The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 28 March 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)
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 1.33% - 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% - 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £49.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +12.24% +53.12%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 54 26 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 36.00% 34.21% 44.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 15
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter 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 Exeter

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Exeter

SOAP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Exeter region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
1 7 (87.50%) WCF
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (50.00%) XHTML
3 4 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) OOD
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 (37.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) NeoLoad
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
1 7 (87.50%) WCF
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) XHTML
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) OOD
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle