Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 18 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 78 100
Rank change year-on-year +10 +22 -43
Contract jobs citing SOAP 37 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.99% 2.19% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.37% 5.29% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 3
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £515 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.48% +58.46% -27.78%
10th Percentile £338 £450 £278
90th Percentile £603 £588 £398
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +21.43%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 442 529 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 35.70% 41.43% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 387 396
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £312 £260
90th Percentile £590 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £21.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +29.31%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Oxfordshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Oxfordshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Oxfordshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Oxford +8 20 £425 -18.27% 3
Kidlington -5 2 £438 -2.78%
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 29 (78.38%) Java
2 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (67.57%) SQL
4 24 (64.86%) Web Services
5 23 (62.16%) REST
6 21 (56.76%) JIRA
7 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
10 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
10 14 (37.84%) Maven
11 13 (35.14%) QA
11 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (35.14%) SoapUI
11 13 (35.14%) Publishing
11 13 (35.14%) API Testing
12 12 (32.43%) JUnit
13 11 (29.73%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (29.73%) Confluence
13 11 (29.73%) Degree
14 10 (27.03%) Talend Open Studio
14 10 (27.03%) Scrum
14 10 (27.03%) Talend
14 10 (27.03%) Test Planning
15 9 (24.32%) Defect Tracking
15 9 (24.32%) IT Audit
15 9 (24.32%) HTML
15 9 (24.32%) Spring
16 8 (21.62%) Integration Testing
16 8 (21.62%) Time Management

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 11 (29.73%) Confluence
2 7 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.11%) CMS
4 3 (8.11%) IIS
4 3 (8.11%) Mongoose
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.81%) GitHub
4 3 (8.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (8.11%) IaaS
4 3 (8.11%) PaaS
4 3 (8.11%) Slack
5 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) MongoDB
1 7 (18.92%) Redis
2 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.11%) OLAP
2 3 (8.11%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (56.76%) JIRA
2 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
3 14 (37.84%) Maven
4 13 (35.14%) SoapUI
5 12 (32.43%) JUnit
6 10 (27.03%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
8 6 (16.22%) Eclipse
9 4 (10.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (10.81%) JProfiler
9 4 (10.81%) Subversion
9 4 (10.81%) VisualVM
9 4 (10.81%) YourKit
10 3 (8.11%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (5.41%) Selenium
12 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (35.14%) Publishing
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
2 6 (16.22%) QA Tester
2 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Tester
3 4 (10.81%) Agile Tester
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
4 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Forms Developer
4 3 (8.11%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Java Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) QA Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) SAP Architect
5 2 (5.41%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) Web Services
2 23 (62.16%) REST
3 9 (24.32%) HTML
3 9 (24.32%) Spring
4 8 (21.62%) XML
5 7 (18.92%) .NET
6 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
6 6 (16.22%) JSP
6 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (13.51%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) JAX-RS
7 5 (13.51%) JSON
7 5 (13.51%) Servlets
8 4 (10.81%) jQuery
9 3 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (8.11%) EDI
9 3 (8.11%) Express
9 3 (8.11%) Node.js
9 3 (8.11%) React
9 3 (8.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) New Media
3 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
3 13 (35.14%) API Testing
3 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (27.03%) Scrum
4 10 (27.03%) Test Planning
5 9 (24.32%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (24.32%) IT Audit
6 8 (21.62%) BDD
6 8 (21.62%) Change Management
6 8 (21.62%) Integration Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Kanban
6 8 (21.62%) TDD
6 8 (21.62%) Time Management
7 7 (18.92%) SOA
8 6 (16.22%) Data Migration
8 6 (16.22%) DevOps
8 6 (16.22%) Migration
9 5 (13.51%) Workflow
10 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) Java
2 25 (67.57%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.11%) ES6
5 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (27.03%) Talend
3 6 (16.22%) SAP
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle
6 3 (8.11%) Twitter
6 3 (8.11%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) Capita