The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 34 32
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 6 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.72% 2.28% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.08% 9.62% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £344 £450 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.61% +18.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £450 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £435
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 Nottingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 118 104 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 33.81% 23.69% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 79
Median daily rate £368 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.37% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £303 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
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 Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Nottingham

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Nottingham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Nottingham

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 Nottingham region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 15 (78.95%) Web Services
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) SoapUI
3 9 (47.37%) JSON
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) QA
4 7 (36.84%) RESTful
5 6 (31.58%) TDD
5 6 (31.58%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) XML
5 6 (31.58%) User Stories
6 5 (26.32%) API Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Analytics
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 5 (26.32%) JMeter
6 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
6 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
7 4 (21.05%) REST
7 4 (21.05%) JIRA
7 4 (21.05%) Time Management
7 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) C#
7 4 (21.05%) .NET
7 4 (21.05%) SOA
8 3 (15.79%) Unix

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 3 (15.79%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Redis
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) SoapUI
2 5 (26.32%) JMeter
3 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (21.05%) JIRA
4 3 (15.79%) Selenium
4 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
5 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.53%) Maven
6 1 (5.26%) Bower
6 1 (5.26%) Grunt
6 1 (5.26%) gulp
6 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
6 1 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (5.26%) NSubstitute
6 1 (5.26%) PhantomJS
6 1 (5.26%) Protractor
6 1 (5.26%) Sublime Text
6 1 (5.26%) WebStorm
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) QA Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SOA Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SOA Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Web Services
2 9 (47.37%) JSON
3 7 (36.84%) RESTful
4 6 (31.58%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) REST
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) J2EE
6 3 (15.79%) Spring
6 3 (15.79%) WCF
7 2 (10.53%) XSLT
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.26%) JSP
8 1 (5.26%) Struts
8 1 (5.26%) UDDI
8 1 (5.26%) WSDL
8 1 (5.26%) XHTML
8 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
2 3 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (10.53%) IVR
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) TDD
2 6 (31.58%) User Stories
3 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) API Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
4 4 (21.05%) SOA
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Time Management
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
6 2 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) C
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) VBScript
6 1 (5.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) WAI
2 1 (5.26%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (10.53%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) InterSystems
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft