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 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 37 45 41
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 9 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.73% 1.55% 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.84% 6.54% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 11
Median daily rate £425 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £298 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £438
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 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 83 107 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 25.15% 23.73% 34.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 67 108
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £304 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 3 £425 -
Cirencester - 1 £320 -
SOAP
South West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 18 (72.00%) Web Services
2 16 (64.00%) Java
3 15 (60.00%) XML
4 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (48.00%) RESTful
5 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (40.00%) Scrum
6 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (36.00%) JSON
6 9 (36.00%) REST
7 8 (32.00%) HTML
7 8 (32.00%) CSS
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
8 7 (28.00%) TDD
8 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (24.00%) Spring
9 6 (24.00%) JIRA
9 6 (24.00%) J2EE
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) Unix
9 6 (24.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) Finance
9 6 (24.00%) Middleware
10 5 (20.00%) webMethods
10 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
10 5 (20.00%) MVC
10 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
10 5 (20.00%) Electronics

SOAP
Top Related 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 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.00%) Mule
2 4 (16.00%) Mule ESB
2 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.00%) Anypoint
3 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) Confluence
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (8.00%) GlassFish
4 2 (8.00%) JBoss
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) SSH
2 1 (4.00%) AMQP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.00%) JMeter
2 3 (12.00%) JUnit
2 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (12.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) Zephyr
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) Mocha
4 1 (4.00%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Electronics
2 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.00%) Marketing
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Data Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.00%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) Web Services
2 15 (60.00%) XML
3 12 (48.00%) RESTful
4 9 (36.00%) JSON
4 9 (36.00%) REST
5 8 (32.00%) CSS
5 8 (32.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) J2EE
6 6 (24.00%) Middleware
6 6 (24.00%) Spring
7 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (20.00%) XSD
8 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (16.00%) JDBC
9 3 (12.00%) Ajax
9 3 (12.00%) JMS
9 3 (12.00%) jQuery
9 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (12.00%) WSDL
9 3 (12.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
1 6 (24.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Scrum
3 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) BDD
5 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (20.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.00%) OO
5 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (16.00%) Kanban
7 3 (12.00%) Data Transformation
7 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (12.00%) OOP
7 3 (12.00%) SOA
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Test Management
7 3 (12.00%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (12.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby
5 2 (8.00%) Groovy
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Scala
5 2 (8.00%) XPath
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) ISEB
3 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) CloudHub
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) webMethods
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft