Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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)
East of England > Norfolk
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 40 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 +9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 7 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 1.98% 0.57% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.54% 1.56% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 12
Norfolk median daily rate £400 £213 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.24% +6.25% -33.33%
10th Percentile £313 £206 £188
90th Percentile £427 £219 £408
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Norfolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £31.70 £36.50
% change year-on-year +34.07% -13.15% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Norfolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 107 128 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 30.31% 36.78% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 87 78
Norfolk median daily rate £350 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.61% +11.00%
10th Percentile £288 £236 £213
90th Percentile £538 £515 £491
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Norfolk median hourly rate - £16.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.10% +121.37%
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

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

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 6 months to 24 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
Norwich +1 6 £400 - 4
SOAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) REST
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) Maven
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) SOLID
5 2 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Cordova

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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Drupal
1 2 (28.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Fireworks
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) MarkLogic
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
3 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) Codeception
4 2 (28.57%) PHPUnit
4 2 (28.57%) QUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Mockito
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (28.57%) Behat
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) LAMP
5 2 (28.57%) PhoneGap
5 2 (28.57%) Sass
5 2 (28.57%) Symfony
6 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 1 (14.29%) Java EE
6 1 (14.29%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) SOLID
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Release Management
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) XPath
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) WAI
1 2 (28.57%) WCAG