Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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)
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 37 36
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 3.27% 1.82% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.90% 4.55% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Exeter median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +0.67%
10th Percentile £413 £350 £363
90th Percentile £468 £350 £403
Devon median daily rate £425 £350 £475
% change year-on-year +21.43% -26.32% +27.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Exeter median hourly rate - - -
Devon median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Exeter
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 101 110 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 33.01% 40.15% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 74 73
Exeter median daily rate £450 £314 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.43% -10.36% -5.41%
10th Percentile £288 £178 £251
90th Percentile £532 £473 £514
Devon median daily rate £436 £323 £373
% change year-on-year +35.19% -13.54% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Exeter median hourly rate - £32.50 -
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +23.08% +58.54% -78.19%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Exeter region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) Spring
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) GlassFish
4 4 (40.00%) REST
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) XSD
4 4 (40.00%) XSL
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (40.00%) Subversion
4 4 (40.00%) BPEL
4 4 (40.00%) JCAPS
5 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
5 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) Docker
5 3 (30.00%) JPA
5 3 (30.00%) Spring Cloud
6 2 (20.00%) HDFS
6 2 (20.00%) Microservices
6 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark

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 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (40.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (40.00%) JCAPS
3 3 (30.00%) Apache
3 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Pig
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) HBase
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) Redis
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) NetBeans
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
3 4 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (40.00%) REST
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) XSD
3 4 (40.00%) XSL
4 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (30.00%) JPA
4 3 (30.00%) Spring Cloud
5 2 (20.00%) JMS
5 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) BPEL
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle