The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 April 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)
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 21 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.82% 4.83% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 21.21% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Median daily rate £525 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.14 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +13.05%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 30 33 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 27.27% 22.76% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 34
Median daily rate £475 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £200 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Guildford

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Guildford

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

1 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) REST
3 9 (75.00%) Apache
4 8 (66.67%) HTTP
4 8 (66.67%) HTTPS
4 8 (66.67%) XML
5 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
6 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (50.00%) JAXB
7 5 (41.67%) JMS
7 5 (41.67%) Law
7 5 (41.67%) Middleware
7 5 (41.67%) VMware
7 5 (41.67%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (41.67%) Spring
7 5 (41.67%) Maven
8 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
8 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (33.33%) PA-DSS
8 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
8 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (33.33%) Web Services
9 3 (25.00%) Windows
9 3 (25.00%) Finance
9 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
9 3 (25.00%) Release Management
9 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 9 (75.00%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (25.00%) Mule
4 2 (16.67%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) HTTP
1 8 (66.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Maven
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Checkstyle
3 2 (16.67%) Cobertura
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (41.67%) Law
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Linux Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Lead Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
6 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Manual Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) REST
2 8 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) JAXB
4 5 (41.67%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (41.67%) JMS
4 5 (41.67%) Middleware
4 5 (41.67%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
6 2 (16.67%) Apache CXF
6 2 (16.67%) JAX-RS
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) OAuth2
6 2 (16.67%) SAML
6 2 (16.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 3 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) CQRS
5 2 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) OWASP
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) SOLID
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 1 (8.33%) API Development
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PA-DSS
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk