Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 32 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +39
Contract jobs citing SOAP 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.52% 1.08% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.38% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate £456 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +7.35% -15.00% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 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 42 72 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 21.65% 25.90% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 52 29
Staffordshire median daily rate £359 £341 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +1.87% +11.67%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £296
90th Percentile £439 £412 £376
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -9.68% +29.17%

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 Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 20 August 2019. 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
Stafford - 1 - -
SOAP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Police

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Police
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP