The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 24 June 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 30 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 11 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.31% 3.20% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.17% 11.58% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Median daily rate £694 £361 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +92.04% -12.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £318 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £525 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 £31.14 £44.00
% change year-on-year -61.68% -29.23%  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 120 95 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 36.14% 27.62% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 71 37
Median daily rate £350 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing SOAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Swindon

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Swindon

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Swindon over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Swindon

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Swindon region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 14 (63.64%) REST
2 13 (59.09%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) MVC
5 9 (40.91%) Scrum
5 9 (40.91%) Spring
5 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (40.91%) BDD
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) C#
7 6 (27.27%) .NET
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 6 (27.27%) RESTful
7 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 6 (27.27%) Docker
8 5 (22.73%) Node.js
8 5 (22.73%) Apache Camel
8 5 (22.73%) React
8 5 (22.73%) Spring Boot
8 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
8 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
8 5 (22.73%) Ext JS
8 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
8 5 (22.73%) Sencha
8 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
8 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (22.73%) Web Services
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
8 5 (22.73%) TDD
8 5 (22.73%) Banking

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 4 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Liferay
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) OpenShift
1 4 (18.18%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Boomi
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) DataStage
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium
1 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
2 4 (18.18%) Bitbucket
3 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) Mockito
4 2 (9.09%) Maven
4 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.55%) Ant
5 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.55%) GitLab
5 1 (4.55%) JUnit
5 1 (4.55%) NuGet
5 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) REST
2 9 (40.91%) Spring
3 6 (27.27%) .NET
3 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 6 (27.27%) RESTful
4 5 (22.73%) Apache Camel
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (22.73%) Ext JS
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) Node.js
4 5 (22.73%) React
4 5 (22.73%) Spring Boot
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 4 (18.18%) jQuery
5 4 (18.18%) Spring MVC
6 3 (13.64%) Sass
7 2 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) MVC
3 9 (40.91%) BDD
3 9 (40.91%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
4 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
5 4 (18.18%) Kanban
5 4 (18.18%) Microservices
6 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
6 3 (13.64%) MVVM
6 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (13.64%) SDLC
6 3 (13.64%) SOA
6 3 (13.64%) UML
6 3 (13.64%) Web Design
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Apex Code
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Sencha
2 1 (4.55%) Dell
2 1 (4.55%) Informatica
2 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow