Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 70 59
Rank change year-on-year +21 -11 +11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 15 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.25% 1.40% 2.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.45% 5.91% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 11
Gloucestershire median daily rate £431 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% +25.00% +1.59%
10th Percentile £391 £328 £381
90th Percentile £478 £638 £599
South West median daily rate £363 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +3.57% -9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 131 220 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.67% 23.68% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 149 190
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £270 £310 £256
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £395 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +6.82% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 15
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.11% +4.71%
10th Percentile £41.25 £40.00 £39.75
90th Percentile £58.75 £44.80 £55.88
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Gloucestershire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Gloucestershire

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Gloucestershire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Cheltenham +11 6 £388 -10.40% 4
Cirencester - 1 - -
SOAP
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) XML
2 13 (86.67%) SoapUI
3 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (53.33%) Python
5 8 (53.33%) Selenium
6 7 (46.67%) HTTP
6 7 (46.67%) JDBC
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) C++
7 6 (40.00%) XSD
7 6 (40.00%) OOP
7 6 (40.00%) JSON
7 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (40.00%) LoadRunner
7 6 (40.00%) JMeter
7 6 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (33.33%) Linux
8 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 5 (33.33%) webMethods
8 5 (33.33%) Web Services
9 4 (26.67%) Oracle
9 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
9 4 (26.67%) HTML
9 4 (26.67%) C
9 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (26.67%) IBM
9 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (26.67%) ETL

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Mule
2 2 (13.33%) Mule ESB
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
1 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (26.67%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) SoapUI
2 8 (53.33%) Selenium
3 6 (40.00%) JMeter
3 6 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (13.33%) Ant
4 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) JUnit
4 2 (13.33%) Maven
4 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) webMethods Consultant
4 4 (26.67%) C++ Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Test Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) JDBC
3 6 (40.00%) JSON
3 6 (40.00%) XSD
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) REST
6 3 (20.00%) J2EE
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
7 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) OOP
1 6 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Thinking
2 4 (26.67%) Data Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) Data Integration
2 4 (26.67%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Python
3 6 (40.00%) C++
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) C
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Groovy
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) VBScript
6 1 (6.67%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (6.67%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) webMethods
2 4 (26.67%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) HP