Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 77 87
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 -21
Contract jobs citing SOAP 32 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.62% 1.74% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 4.13% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 13
Oxfordshire median daily rate £428 £482 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.31% +72.14% -37.78%
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £408
% change year-on-year - +10.43% +8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50

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 512 508 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 41.97% 42.02% 38.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 366 372
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -0.62%
10th Percentile £325 £315 £263
90th Percentile £599 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.13% -13.33% +9.76%
10th Percentile £37.65 £14.13 £15.70
90th Percentile £42.35 £22.63 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +23.08%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 -1 16 £425 -18.27% 5
Kidlington -8 2 £438 -
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 23 (71.88%) Web Services
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) SQL
3 21 (65.63%) Java
4 19 (59.38%) REST
5 18 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
8 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (43.75%) JIRA
9 13 (40.63%) QA
9 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
9 13 (40.63%) SoapUI
9 13 (40.63%) Publishing
9 13 (40.63%) API Testing
10 12 (37.50%) JUnit
10 12 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (34.38%) Confluence
12 10 (31.25%) Talend
12 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
12 10 (31.25%) HTML
12 10 (31.25%) Scrum
12 10 (31.25%) Maven
12 10 (31.25%) Test Planning
13 9 (28.13%) Defect Tracking
13 9 (28.13%) IT Audit
14 8 (25.00%) Change Management
14 8 (25.00%) XML
14 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
14 8 (25.00%) MongoDB

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 (34.38%) Confluence
2 7 (21.88%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (12.50%) CMS
3 4 (12.50%) Mongoose
4 3 (9.38%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 18 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (9.38%) IaaS
4 3 (9.38%) PaaS
4 3 (9.38%) Slack
5 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.50%) Redis
3 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.38%) OLAP
3 3 (9.38%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
2 14 (43.75%) JIRA
3 13 (40.63%) SoapUI
4 12 (37.50%) JUnit
5 10 (31.25%) Maven
6 6 (18.75%) Eclipse
7 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
7 5 (15.63%) Subversion
8 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 13 (40.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) QA Tester
2 6 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Tester
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Tester
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.38%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Salesforce Tester
6 2 (6.25%) SAP Architect
6 2 (6.25%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) Web Services
2 19 (59.38%) REST
3 10 (31.25%) HTML
4 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (25.00%) XML
5 7 (21.88%) .NET
5 7 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (18.75%) CSS
6 6 (18.75%) jQuery
6 6 (18.75%) JSP
6 6 (18.75%) Spring
7 5 (15.63%) JSON
7 5 (15.63%) Servlets
8 4 (12.50%) Express
8 4 (12.50%) KeystoneJS
8 4 (12.50%) MEAN Stack
8 4 (12.50%) Node.js
8 4 (12.50%) React
9 3 (9.38%) Angular 2
9 3 (9.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) New Media
3 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (40.63%) API Testing
3 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
4 10 (31.25%) Scrum
4 10 (31.25%) Test Planning
5 9 (28.13%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (28.13%) IT Audit
6 8 (25.00%) Change Management
6 8 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Kanban
6 8 (25.00%) Time Management
7 7 (21.88%) SOA
8 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
8 6 (18.75%) DevOps
8 6 (18.75%) Migration
9 4 (12.50%) BDD
9 4 (12.50%) Component Testing
9 4 (12.50%) TDD
10 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 21 (65.63%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.50%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) ES6
4 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) SOQL
6 1 (3.13%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (31.25%) Talend
3 6 (18.75%) SAP
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) Twitter
5 3 (9.38%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) Capita
6 1 (3.13%) Informatica
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle