Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 19 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 34 21
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 +30
Contract jobs citing SOAP 20 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.27% 1.38% 6.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 5.88% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 18
Luton median daily rate £500 £480 £581
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -17.42% +66.07%
10th Percentile £425 £465 £513
90th Percentile £525 £487 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 £475 £575
% change year-on-year +5.26% -17.39% +64.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 80 68 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 25.08% 23.45% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 48 48
Luton median daily rate £463 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -19.05% +31.25%
10th Percentile £325 £322 £317
90th Percentile £575 £529 £613
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £381
% change year-on-year +5.88% +11.48% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Luton median hourly rate - £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -10.00% -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Luton

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 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 Luton region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 20 (100.00%) REST
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (80.00%) C#
3 16 (80.00%) E-Commerce
4 13 (65.00%) SOA
5 10 (50.00%) C++
5 10 (50.00%) User Stories
5 10 (50.00%) Microservices
5 10 (50.00%) API Development
6 9 (45.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) Software Delivery
7 6 (30.00%) TeamCity
7 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (30.00%) TDD
7 6 (30.00%) WCF
7 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (25.00%) MSMQ
8 5 (25.00%) AMQP
9 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (20.00%) Retail
10 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
10 3 (15.00%) Migration
10 3 (15.00%) JMS
10 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
10 3 (15.00%) UML
10 3 (15.00%) SaaS
10 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
11 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
12 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (5.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (30.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Designer
3 8 (40.00%) Architect
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Designer
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Designer
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) REST
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (30.00%) WCF
4 5 (25.00%) MSMQ
5 3 (15.00%) JMS
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (65.00%) SOA
4 10 (50.00%) API Development
4 10 (50.00%) Microservices
4 10 (50.00%) User Stories
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (30.00%) Software Delivery
5 6 (30.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (15.00%) UML
8 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
9 1 (5.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 1 (5.00%) Product Management
9 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.00%) Time Management
9 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat