Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 21 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 137 98
Rank change year-on-year +16 -39 -4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 42 35 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.18% 0.90% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.38% 3.63% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 68
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £348 £281 £250
90th Percentile £534 £525 £579
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +21.43%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 781 963 1099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 22.00% 24.76% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 564 703
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £259 £281 £268
90th Percentile £525 £512 £493
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.19% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 59 34
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.50 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +2.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £38.06 £18.22 £18.13
90th Percentile £50.80 £59.31 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Hampshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Hampshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Hampshire

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Hampshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Basingstoke - 21 £375 - 5
Fareham +8 9 £388 -13.89%
Southampton +9 3 £275 -8.33% 4
Farnborough - 3 £445 - 1
Hook +10 2 - -
Winchester +13 1 £450 +36.36%
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 27 (64.29%) Web Services
1 27 (64.29%) Linux
2 25 (59.52%) Windows
3 18 (42.86%) Java
4 17 (40.48%) SQL
4 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
6 13 (30.95%) Unix
7 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 11 (26.19%) T-SQL
8 11 (26.19%) User Stories
9 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
9 10 (23.81%) MySQL
9 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 10 (23.81%) REST
10 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 9 (21.43%) Derivative
10 9 (21.43%) .NET
10 9 (21.43%) C
10 9 (21.43%) Scrum
11 8 (19.05%) CSS
11 8 (19.05%) HTML
11 8 (19.05%) Ajax
11 8 (19.05%) jQuery
11 8 (19.05%) Angular 2
12 7 (16.67%) Task Automation
12 7 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (16.67%) IaaS
12 7 (16.67%) Front End Development

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (11.90%) JBoss
2 4 (9.52%) Apache
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) IaaS
1 7 (16.67%) PaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Force.com
2 2 (4.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 2 (4.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) CloudSense
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) LDAP
1 1 (2.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
3 3 (7.14%) Ant
4 2 (4.76%) Gradle
4 2 (4.76%) Maven
4 2 (4.76%) Selenium
4 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.38%) XMLSpy
General
1 2 (4.76%) Back Office
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Marketing
1 2 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Billing
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (14.29%) C Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Salesforce Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Broadcast Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Service Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (64.29%) Web Services
2 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
2 10 (23.81%) REST
3 9 (21.43%) .NET
4 8 (19.05%) Ajax
4 8 (19.05%) Angular 2
4 8 (19.05%) CSS
4 8 (19.05%) HTML
4 8 (19.05%) jQuery
5 7 (16.67%) RESTful
6 5 (11.90%) Middleware
6 5 (11.90%) XML
7 4 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (9.52%) Lucene
7 4 (9.52%) XSLT
8 3 (7.14%) J2EE
8 3 (7.14%) JSON
8 3 (7.14%) WCF
8 3 (7.14%) WSDL
9 2 (4.76%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Derivative
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Linux
2 25 (59.52%) Windows
3 13 (30.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) User Stories
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
4 7 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 7 (16.67%) ITIL
4 7 (16.67%) Task Automation
4 7 (16.67%) Workflow
5 6 (14.29%) DevOps
5 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Microservices
6 5 (11.90%) SOA
6 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Search
7 4 (9.52%) Open Source
7 4 (9.52%) UML
8 3 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.19%) T-SQL
5 9 (21.43%) C
6 5 (11.90%) C#
7 2 (4.76%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.38%) BeanShell
8 1 (2.38%) SOQL
8 1 (2.38%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) CA
3 4 (9.52%) IBM
3 4 (9.52%) MuleSoft
3 4 (9.52%) WSO2
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Guidewire