Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 54 48
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 -20
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 1 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.84% 0.19% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.54% 1.00% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 15
Southampton median daily rate £338 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% -1.41%
10th Percentile £258 £290 £235
90th Percentile £426 £310 £389
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Southampton median hourly rate - - £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 113 100 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.74% 19.49% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 66 134
Southampton median daily rate £375 £414 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +18.21% -1.41%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £263
90th Percentile £529 £519 £490
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Southampton median hourly rate £45.20 £13.13 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.34% -68.18% +3.13%
10th Percentile £42.21 £11.81 £16.25
90th Percentile £50.30 £14.34 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.50 £44.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +0.56% +4.12% +9.68%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Southampton

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Southampton

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Southampton over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Southampton

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) MVVM
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Back Office
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) WinForms
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
1 1 (25.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) MVVM
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft