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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 51 71
Rank change year-on-year +24 +20  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 30 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.36% 0.81% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.27% 2.86% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 1
Median daily rate £500 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +3.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £49.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +12.24% +53.12%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 226 140 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 40.36% 28.23% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 111 106
Median daily rate £425 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -7.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £49.50 £11.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +350.00% -47.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £25.50 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +6 14 £500 +42.85% 2
Kidlington - 5 £438 -
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 36 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (85.00%) Java
2 34 (85.00%) RESTful
3 28 (70.00%) Web Services
4 24 (60.00%) Spring
5 23 (57.50%) JBoss
5 23 (57.50%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (47.50%) JIRA
7 18 (45.00%) JSON
8 16 (40.00%) XML
9 15 (37.50%) ETL
9 15 (37.50%) XML Schema
9 15 (37.50%) Maven
9 15 (37.50%) TDD
9 15 (37.50%) Apache Camel
10 14 (35.00%) Talend
10 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
10 14 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (35.00%) Talend Open Studio
10 14 (35.00%) Hibernate
11 13 (32.50%) SQL
11 13 (32.50%) Oracle
11 13 (32.50%) Oracle Database
11 13 (32.50%) DevOps
12 12 (30.00%) Java EE
13 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
13 11 (27.50%) Mockito
14 10 (25.00%) REST
14 10 (25.00%) Integration Testing
14 10 (25.00%) Linux

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 23 (57.50%) JBoss
2 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.00%) GitHub
3 1 (2.50%) Force.com
3 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.50%) FTP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.00%) Redis
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) JIRA
2 15 (37.50%) Maven
3 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (35.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
4 11 (27.50%) Mockito
5 8 (20.00%) Selenium
6 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
7 6 (15.00%) JUnit
7 6 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (5.00%) CircleCI
8 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
8 2 (5.00%) JProfiler
8 2 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (5.00%) Mocha
8 2 (5.00%) Travis CI
8 2 (5.00%) VisualVM
8 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
8 2 (5.00%) YourKit
General
1 6 (15.00%) Publishing
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (97.50%) Developer
2 25 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Integration Developer
4 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce Developer
5 7 (17.50%) ETL Developer
6 6 (15.00%) AWS Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Agile Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Linux Developer
11 1 (2.50%) AWS Architect
11 1 (2.50%) AWS Engineer
11 1 (2.50%) MongoDB Developer
11 1 (2.50%) Node.js Developer
11 1 (2.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 1 (2.50%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (85.00%) RESTful
2 28 (70.00%) Web Services
3 24 (60.00%) Spring
4 18 (45.00%) JSON
5 16 (40.00%) XML
6 15 (37.50%) Apache Camel
6 15 (37.50%) XML Schema
7 14 (35.00%) Hibernate
8 12 (30.00%) Java EE
9 10 (25.00%) REST
10 9 (22.50%) Spring Boot
11 8 (20.00%) Apache CXF
11 8 (20.00%) Dropwizard
11 8 (20.00%) JPA
12 7 (17.50%) JMS
13 6 (15.00%) EJB
13 6 (15.00%) Spring Security
14 4 (10.00%) Ajax
14 4 (10.00%) WireMock
15 3 (7.50%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (37.50%) ETL
3 15 (37.50%) TDD
4 13 (32.50%) DevOps
5 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 10 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (20.00%) Microservices
6 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (17.50%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (17.50%) Pair Programming
8 6 (15.00%) Data Management
8 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (15.00%) Scrum
8 6 (15.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (12.50%) BDD
10 4 (10.00%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) SOQL
5 1 (2.50%) SOSL
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Talend
2 13 (32.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Apiary
3 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) Facebook
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) PayPal
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
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