Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 19 September 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 75 52
Rank change year-on-year +14 -23 +7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 40 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.74% 1.67% 2.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.53% 7.69% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 25
Wiltshire median daily rate £406 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +12.32% -13.75%
10th Percentile £313 £354 £278
90th Percentile £675 £801 £418
South West median daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £68.75 - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 347 286 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 23.73% 21.65% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 197 224
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £325 £290 £283
90th Percentile £653 £575 £588
South West median daily rate £415 £388 £366
% change year-on-year +7.10% +5.80% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.95% +4.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £37.76 £36.65 £18.50
90th Percentile £48.40 £40.55 £48.13
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -5.26% +22.58% -7.74%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Wiltshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Wiltshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Wiltshire

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Wiltshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Swindon 0 27 £400 -20.00% 3
Salisbury - 8 £538 - 1
Trowbridge - 2 £325 - 1
SOAP
South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 22 (55.00%) Web Services
1 22 (55.00%) REST
2 21 (52.50%) XML
3 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (45.00%) JSON
5 15 (37.50%) Banking
5 15 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (35.00%) Linux
6 14 (35.00%) SoapUI
7 12 (30.00%) Python
7 12 (30.00%) C++
7 12 (30.00%) Java
8 11 (27.50%) Finance
8 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
9 10 (25.00%) DataPower
9 10 (25.00%) IBM
10 8 (20.00%) Middleware
10 8 (20.00%) Scrum
10 8 (20.00%) Information Security
10 8 (20.00%) C
10 8 (20.00%) C#
10 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.00%) DSDM
10 8 (20.00%) JSP
10 8 (20.00%) DV Cleared
10 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 8 (20.00%) TOGAF
10 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (10.00%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) CMS
2 3 (7.50%) ColdFusion
2 3 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) GitHub
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Couchbase
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.50%) JMeter
2 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.50%) Grunt
4 3 (7.50%) HP UFT
4 3 (7.50%) NUnit
5 2 (5.00%) Fiddler
5 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.00%) Selenium
5 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (37.50%) Banking
2 11 (27.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Architect
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Integration Architect
3 6 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Applications Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
4 5 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Lead Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) REST
1 22 (55.00%) Web Services
2 21 (52.50%) XML
3 18 (45.00%) JSON
4 8 (20.00%) JSP
4 8 (20.00%) Middleware
5 7 (17.50%) .NET
5 7 (17.50%) HTML
5 7 (17.50%) jQuery
6 6 (15.00%) CSS
6 6 (15.00%) SAML
7 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.00%) HTML5
7 4 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (10.00%) WSDL
7 4 (10.00%) XSD
8 3 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (7.50%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.00%) DataPower
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) AIX
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
3 8 (20.00%) Critical Thinking
3 8 (20.00%) DSDM
3 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (20.00%) Information Security
3 8 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 8 (20.00%) Scrum
3 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
5 6 (15.00%) BPMN
5 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (15.00%) MVC
5 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (15.00%) UML
6 5 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) C++
1 12 (30.00%) Java
1 12 (30.00%) Python
2 8 (20.00%) C
2 8 (20.00%) C#
2 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) VB
5 3 (7.50%) SQL
5 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) HMG Infosec
1 8 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 8 (20.00%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) IBM
3 5 (12.50%) CA
4 3 (7.50%) Micro Focus
5 2 (5.00%) Capita
5 2 (5.00%) Dynatrace
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) SAP