The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 29 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.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 39 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.02% 0.36% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.19% 0.97% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
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 £46.25 £49.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -5.61% +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 Leicestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 137 103 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 46.60% 36.79% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 57 40
Median daily rate £320 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Leicestershire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Leicester -6 1 £500 +33.33%
SOAP
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (40.00%) JPA
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) XHTML
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) XSD
3 2 (40.00%) Spring

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) HTML Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) JPA
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (40.00%) XHTML
3 2 (40.00%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore