Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 68 74
Rank change year-on-year -21 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 33 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.78% 1.68% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.52% 6.76% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 10
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £378 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.07% -24.50% +43.88%
10th Percentile £322 £313 £351
90th Percentile £607 £426 £813
South West median daily rate £463 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +21.71% -5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £34.50 - -

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 439 296 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 23.63% 24.87% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 190 200
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £358 £313 £289
90th Percentile £669 £600 £556
South West median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £46.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +14.20% -7.43%
10th Percentile £41.25 £38.41 £37.45
90th Percentile £52.25 £47.90 £52.48
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -4.49% -1.11% +7.14%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 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
Swindon -13 22 £425 +6.25%
Salisbury - 5 £538 - 1
Corsham - 4 £518 -
Chippenham - 1 - - 2
SOAP
South West

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

1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Web Services
3 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
4 12 (36.36%) XML
5 11 (33.33%) JSON
6 10 (30.30%) Finance
6 10 (30.30%) Scrum
6 10 (30.30%) Java
7 9 (27.27%) Banking
8 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
8 8 (24.24%) RESTful
8 8 (24.24%) SoapUI
8 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
8 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (21.21%) C
9 7 (21.21%) Middleware
9 7 (21.21%) Selenium
10 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
10 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (18.18%) Pega
10 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 6 (18.18%) SLA
10 6 (18.18%) DSDM
10 6 (18.18%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (15.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (15.15%) IT Strategy
11 5 (15.15%) SDLC
11 5 (15.15%) Architectural Design
11 5 (15.15%) Critical Thinking
11 5 (15.15%) Python

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 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.06%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.03%) Firebase
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) SoapUI
2 7 (21.21%) Selenium
3 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) SonarQube
5 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.06%) DbUnit
5 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.06%) JIRA
5 2 (6.06%) jMock
5 2 (6.06%) JUnit
5 2 (6.06%) Maven
5 2 (6.06%) Mockito
5 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 1 (3.03%) Android Studio
6 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.03%) Gradle
6 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Leader
3 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Test Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Trainer
6 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Web Services
2 12 (36.36%) XML
3 11 (33.33%) JSON
4 8 (24.24%) RESTful
5 7 (21.21%) Middleware
6 5 (15.15%) JSP
6 5 (15.15%) REST
6 5 (15.15%) XML Messaging
7 4 (12.12%) .NET
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.06%) Apache Camel
9 2 (6.06%) J2EE
9 2 (6.06%) PowerMock
9 2 (6.06%) Spring
9 2 (6.06%) WSDL
10 1 (3.03%) Android SDK
10 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.03%) Apache Thrift
10 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
10 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Robotics
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Scrum
3 6 (18.18%) DSDM
3 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 5 (15.15%) Architectural Design
4 5 (15.15%) Critical Thinking
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security
4 5 (15.15%) IT Strategy
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) SDLC
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.15%) TDD
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (9.09%) Open Source
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) C
3 5 (15.15%) C++
3 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.15%) Python
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) ISEB
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
2 5 (15.15%) HMG Infosec
2 5 (15.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (15.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.06%) vSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (6.06%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (3.03%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Pega
3 3 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (6.06%) CA
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.03%) BiZZdesign
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) NetIQ
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Sparx