Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 58 70
Rank change year-on-year -23 +12 +15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 21 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.70% 3.26% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.12% 8.09% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 24
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +42.86% -22.22%
10th Percentile £316 £394 £280
90th Percentile £638 £550 £523
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +12.00%
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 510 470 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 41.26% 40.38% 35.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 331 306
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.90% -5.49%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £272
90th Percentile £600 £588 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £52.50 £43.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +173.44% -13.51%
10th Percentile £32.25 £26.38 £12.40
90th Percentile £57.75 £52.05 £38.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +14.29%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -19 9 £413 -20.67% 1
Kidlington -12 1 £438 -
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 15 (71.43%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) Web Services
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) REST
4 11 (52.38%) JIRA
5 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (42.86%) HTML
6 9 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (38.10%) JUnit
7 8 (38.10%) QA
7 8 (38.10%) Publishing
7 8 (38.10%) SoapUI
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
7 8 (38.10%) API Testing
8 7 (33.33%) Test Planning
8 7 (33.33%) Confluence
8 7 (33.33%) Talend
8 7 (33.33%) Scrum
8 7 (33.33%) Maven
8 7 (33.33%) XML
9 6 (28.57%) Change Management
9 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (28.57%) SOA
9 6 (28.57%) SAP
9 6 (28.57%) JSP
9 6 (28.57%) JavaScript

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 7 (33.33%) Confluence
2 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (9.52%) CMS
3 2 (9.52%) Mongoose
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (14.29%) Slack
4 2 (9.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) Redis
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) JIRA
2 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 8 (38.10%) JUnit
3 8 (38.10%) SoapUI
4 7 (33.33%) Maven
5 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
6 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 8 (38.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (19.05%) QA Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Tester
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Java Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Java Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Salesforce Tester
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Architect
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Salesforce Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) Web Services
2 12 (57.14%) REST
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) XML
5 6 (28.57%) JSP
5 6 (28.57%) Spring
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) Servlets
7 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
7 4 (19.05%) CSS
7 4 (19.05%) JSON
8 3 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (14.29%) EDI
8 3 (14.29%) React
8 3 (14.29%) Struts
9 2 (9.52%) Express
9 2 (9.52%) KeystoneJS
9 2 (9.52%) MEAN Stack
9 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) New Media
3 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (38.10%) API Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 6 (28.57%) Change Management
5 6 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 6 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (28.57%) IT Audit
5 6 (28.57%) Kanban
5 6 (28.57%) Migration
5 6 (28.57%) SOA
5 6 (28.57%) Time Management
6 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
8 2 (9.52%) Component Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (4.76%) Microservices
9 1 (4.76%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) ES6
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) Korn
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) SOQL
5 1 (4.76%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (33.33%) Talend
3 6 (28.57%) SAP
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Informatica
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle