The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 25 June 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 of England / Norfolk
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 - 30
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 1.16% - 3.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £425 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 £31.14 £44.00
% change year-on-year -61.68% -29.23%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 40 86 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 23.12% 40.38% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 60 19
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Norfolk

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Norwich - 2 £425 - 3
SOAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) MarkLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Mockito
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) XForms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Publishing
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) XML

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MarkLogic
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Mockito
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) XForms
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) API Design
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat