Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 72 67
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -21
Contract jobs citing SOAP 20 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.71% 1.40% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.43% 3.45% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 2
Oxford median daily rate £425 £520 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.27% +51.27% -23.61%
10th Percentile £325 £431 £281
90th Percentile £538 £525 £402
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £510 £344
% change year-on-year -16.67% +48.36% -22.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 Oxford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 269 290 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 36.45% 40.73% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 228 226
Oxford median daily rate £450 £441 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.98% +7.23% -3.18%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £261
90th Percentile £590 £560 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Oxford median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -15.00% +43.68%

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Java
3 13 (65.00%) SQL
4 11 (55.00%) Web Services
4 11 (55.00%) JIRA
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (55.00%) REST
5 9 (45.00%) Maven
5 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (40.00%) QA
6 8 (40.00%) SoapUI
6 8 (40.00%) API Testing
7 7 (35.00%) BDD
7 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (35.00%) Degree
7 7 (35.00%) TDD
7 7 (35.00%) JUnit
8 6 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (30.00%) Scrum
9 5 (25.00%) Workflow
9 5 (25.00%) Publishing
9 5 (25.00%) Change Management
9 5 (25.00%) Linux
9 5 (25.00%) CSS
9 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (25.00%) HTML
9 5 (25.00%) Time Management
9 5 (25.00%) Kanban
9 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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 5 (25.00%) Confluence
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (20.00%) GitHub
4 3 (15.00%) IaaS
4 3 (15.00%) PaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (20.00%) Redis
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) OLAP
2 3 (15.00%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) JIRA
2 9 (45.00%) Maven
3 8 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (35.00%) JUnit
5 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (20.00%) JProfiler
6 4 (20.00%) VisualVM
6 4 (20.00%) YourKit
7 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (5.00%) Selenium
8 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (25.00%) Publishing
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (30.00%) QA Tester
2 6 (30.00%) Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Tester
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Salesforce Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Perl Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) REST
1 11 (55.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) CSS
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) JAX-RS
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) Angular 2
4 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (15.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (10.00%) Spring
6 1 (5.00%) CSS3
6 1 (5.00%) JSP
6 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (5.00%) Servlets
6 1 (5.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (40.00%) API Testing
4 7 (35.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 5 (25.00%) Change Management
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) Kanban
6 5 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 5 (25.00%) Time Management
6 5 (25.00%) Workflow
7 4 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (20.00%) DevOps
7 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (20.00%) IT Audit
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (15.00%) SOA
9 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (25.00%) Talend
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Twitter
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) SAP