Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 76 86
Rank change year-on-year -15 +10 +4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.16% 1.81% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 4.77% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 17
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.07% +28.13%
10th Percentile £338 £363 £450
90th Percentile £513 £538 £608
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% -

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 468 461 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 37.83% 38.00% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 368 385
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.85% +8.25%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £313
90th Percentile £600 £580 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £20.75
10th Percentile £36.00 - £13.63
90th Percentile £46.75 - £34.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +10.81%

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) JSON

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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TestNG
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) KML
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft