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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 32 46
Rank change year-on-year -8 +14  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 1 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.30% 4.39% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 17.80% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £348 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.13% +3.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.14 £44.00
% change year-on-year +28.47% -29.23%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 71 118 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 21.58% 24.69% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 69 89
Median daily rate £350 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Unix
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) Middleware
5 4 (40.00%) webMethods
5 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) JSON
6 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (30.00%) Spring
6 3 (30.00%) Ajax
6 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (20.00%) REST
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (20.00%) Struts

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 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) Ajax
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) JMS
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Struts
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) JPA
5 1 (10.00%) Laravel
5 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) webMethods
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) IBM