The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 35 46
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 5 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.54% 3.96% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 9.16% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Oxford median daily rate £525 £513 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +14.52%  
10th Percentile £436 £446 £415
90th Percentile £551 £531 £498
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £506 £413
% change year-on-year +3.70% +22.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 150 131 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 46.15% 43.23% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 401 548
Oxford median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.59%  
10th Percentile £325 £313 £310
90th Percentile £580 £530 £500
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Oxford median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.57%  
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year +165.62% -48.80%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Oxford

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Oxford

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Oxford over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Oxford

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

1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) Web Services
3 14 (73.68%) RESTful
4 13 (68.42%) JBoss
5 12 (63.16%) Spring
5 12 (63.16%) Maven
6 8 (42.11%) JSON
6 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
7 7 (36.84%) Linux
7 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
7 7 (36.84%) Mockito
7 7 (36.84%) GitHub
7 7 (36.84%) Apache Camel
8 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
8 6 (31.58%) SQL
8 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
8 6 (31.58%) Selenium
8 6 (31.58%) TDD
9 5 (26.32%) Pair Programming
9 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
9 5 (26.32%) Java EE
9 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (26.32%) JUnit
9 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (26.32%) SSL
9 5 (26.32%) JMS
9 5 (26.32%) Spring Boot
9 5 (26.32%) Dropwizard
9 5 (26.32%) Microservices

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 13 (68.42%) JBoss
2 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
3 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
4 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) GitHub
2 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Force.com
3 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Redis
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Maven
2 7 (36.84%) Mockito
3 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 6 (31.58%) Selenium
4 5 (26.32%) JUnit
5 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
6 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 2 (10.53%) JProfiler
7 2 (10.53%) VisualVM
7 2 (10.53%) YourKit
8 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (15.79%) AWS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Salesforce Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) Web Services
2 14 (73.68%) RESTful
3 12 (63.16%) Spring
4 8 (42.11%) JSON
5 7 (36.84%) Apache Camel
6 5 (26.32%) Dropwizard
6 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
6 5 (26.32%) Java EE
6 5 (26.32%) JMS
6 5 (26.32%) Spring Boot
7 4 (21.05%) EJB
7 4 (21.05%) REST
7 4 (21.05%) Spring Security
8 3 (15.79%) WireMock
9 2 (10.53%) Ajax
9 2 (10.53%) JAX-RS
9 2 (10.53%) XML
10 1 (5.26%) EDI
10 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
10 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) DevOps
4 5 (26.32%) Microservices
4 5 (26.32%) Pair Programming
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.79%) BPEL
6 3 (15.79%) BPMN
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Workflow
8 1 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Apex Code
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) SOQL
5 1 (5.26%) SOSL
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) PayPal
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Talend