Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 18 November 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - +41 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 21 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.22% - 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.44% - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Staffordshire median daily rate £480 - £308
10th Percentile £425 - £293
90th Percentile £511 - £335
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £515 £400
% change year-on-year -12.62% +28.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.00 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year +26.44% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 108 58 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.11% 22.66% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 37 73
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -3.89%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £265
90th Percentile £463 £430 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £30.58 £23.00
% change year-on-year +47.16% +32.96% -19.57%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Staffordshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Staffordshire

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SOAP in Staffordshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Lichfield - 7 £480 - 7
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 - - 1
Stafford - 1 - - 2
SOAP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL
1 21 (100.00%) Oracle
1 21 (100.00%) Web Services
1 21 (100.00%) REST
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
3 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
4 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET
4 16 (76.19%) CSS
4 16 (76.19%) .NET
4 16 (76.19%) C#
4 16 (76.19%) HTML
4 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
5 14 (66.67%) TDD
6 13 (61.90%) jQuery
6 13 (61.90%) Visual Studio
6 13 (61.90%) Middleware
7 10 (47.62%) MVC
7 10 (47.62%) .NET Framework
7 10 (47.62%) Use Case
7 10 (47.62%) NHibernate
7 10 (47.62%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
8 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (28.57%) Degree
10 5 (23.81%) Web Development
10 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
10 5 (23.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (23.81%) SoapUI

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 5 (23.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (9.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Visual Studio
2 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) REST
1 21 (100.00%) Web Services
2 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET
2 16 (76.19%) CSS
2 16 (76.19%) HTML
3 13 (61.90%) jQuery
3 13 (61.90%) Middleware
4 10 (47.62%) .NET Framework
4 10 (47.62%) NHibernate
5 5 (23.81%) XML
6 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 3 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (14.29%) HTML5
6 3 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
2 3 (14.29%) Android
2 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) TDD
2 10 (47.62%) MVC
2 10 (47.62%) Use Case
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) SOA
4 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
4 5 (23.81%) Web Development
5 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
5 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) V-Model
5 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
1 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft