Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 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)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 37 20
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 +10
Contract jobs citing SOAP 7 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.19% 3.02% 6.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.61% 10.29% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 27
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94% +1.19%
10th Percentile £353 £406 £200
90th Percentile £470 £495 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £31.70 £36.50
% change year-on-year +34.07% -13.15% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 92 136 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 28.84% 29.31% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 82 117
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £301 £294 £299
90th Percentile £500 £535 £535
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £8.50
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Suffolk

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Suffolk

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Suffolk over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Suffolk

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Ipswich 0 6 £408 +1.88%
SOAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) JBoss
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Gradle
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) JMeter
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) OSGi
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) WSDL
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DataPower
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Scorecard
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SOLID
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) IBM