Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 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)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 31 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 -14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.32% 1.84% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.40% 6.82% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Suffolk median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03% -5.71%
10th Percentile £363 £353 £278
90th Percentile £388 £470 £438
East of England median daily rate £525 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.08 £42.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -22.16% +23.19% -5.48%

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 91 88 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 30.13% 26.99% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 49 78
Suffolk median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £313 £304 £218
90th Percentile £560 £510 £513
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £11.10
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £43.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +0.57% +21.53% -4.00%

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
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 12 December 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
Ipswich -8 3 £375 -7.98% 2
SOAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Django
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) IMAP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (25.00%) CodeSonar
2 1 (25.00%) git-flow
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Robot Framework
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Deployment Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Java Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Django
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) SAML
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (25.00%) STL
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) API Design
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Go
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) GIAC
1 1 (25.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SANS
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Salt
1 1 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia