Period
to 16 December 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 16 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 82 48
Rank change year-on-year +27 -34 +25
Contract jobs citing SOAP 67 10 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.70% 0.81% 3.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.76% 3.97% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 9 29
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.72% +6.62% -15.00%
10th Percentile £355 £352 £280
90th Percentile £675 £403 £360
South West median daily rate £450 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +24.14% +3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £56.25 - -

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 454 252 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 25.10% 20.45% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 172 187
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £288
90th Percentile £675 £598 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 3
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.67% +78.57% -35.38%
10th Percentile £38.80 £26.85 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £40.35 £24.70
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.76%

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 16 December 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 16 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
Swindon +16 33 £425 +17.65%
Salisbury - 23 £550 - 1
Corsham - 5 £438 - 1
Trowbridge - 2 £325 -
SOAP
South West

For the 6 months to 16 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 39 (58.21%) Java
1 39 (58.21%) Web Services
2 37 (55.22%) JSON
3 36 (53.73%) XML
4 31 (46.27%) Microsoft
4 31 (46.27%) Linux
5 29 (43.28%) Python
5 29 (43.28%) C++
5 29 (43.28%) REST
6 28 (41.79%) Security Cleared
6 28 (41.79%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (40.30%) Banking
8 26 (38.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 25 (37.31%) Software Engineering
9 25 (37.31%) Information Security
10 24 (35.82%) TOGAF
10 24 (35.82%) C
10 24 (35.82%) JSP
10 24 (35.82%) DSDM
10 24 (35.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 24 (35.82%) Critical Thinking
10 24 (35.82%) HMG Infosec
10 24 (35.82%) JSP 440
10 24 (35.82%) PowerShell
11 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (31.34%) Finance
12 20 (29.85%) DV Cleared
13 18 (26.87%) SC Cleared
14 16 (23.88%) IT Strategy
15 15 (22.39%) Technical Architecture

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 (5.97%) CMS
1 4 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.48%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.48%) GitHub
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.99%) Apigee
4 2 (2.99%) SaaS
5 1 (1.49%) IaaS
5 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.49%) GIS
3 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) SoapUI
2 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.96%) JMeter
4 4 (5.97%) Maven
5 3 (4.48%) DbUnit
5 3 (4.48%) Grunt
5 3 (4.48%) HP UFT
5 3 (4.48%) jMock
5 3 (4.48%) JUnit
5 3 (4.48%) Mockito
5 3 (4.48%) SonarQube
5 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.99%) Fiddler
6 2 (2.99%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.99%) Selenium
6 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.49%) JIRA
7 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (40.30%) Banking
2 21 (31.34%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Electronics
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Architect
2 23 (34.33%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (25.37%) Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Applications Architect
5 9 (13.43%) Integration Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Performance Test Leader
6 6 (8.96%) Test Leader
7 4 (5.97%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.97%) Lead Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Tester
8 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (58.21%) Web Services
2 37 (55.22%) JSON
3 36 (53.73%) XML
4 29 (43.28%) REST
5 24 (35.82%) JSP
6 12 (17.91%) Middleware
7 11 (16.42%) .NET
8 8 (11.94%) RESTful
9 7 (10.45%) SAML
10 6 (8.96%) OAuth
11 5 (7.46%) Swagger
11 5 (7.46%) XSD
12 4 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (5.97%) WSDL
13 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
13 3 (4.48%) CSS
13 3 (4.48%) HTML
13 3 (4.48%) HTML5
13 3 (4.48%) J2EE
13 3 (4.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.79%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (17.91%) DataPower
3 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) NHS
3 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.27%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) AIX
3 4 (5.97%) Windows
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Enterprise Architecture
2 25 (37.31%) Information Security
2 25 (37.31%) Software Engineering
3 24 (35.82%) Critical Thinking
3 24 (35.82%) DSDM
3 24 (35.82%) TOGAF
4 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (23.88%) IT Strategy
6 15 (22.39%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (20.90%) Test Automation
8 8 (11.94%) Scrum
9 7 (10.45%) BPMN
9 7 (10.45%) Data Modelling
9 7 (10.45%) Performance Engineering
9 7 (10.45%) Performance Testing
9 7 (10.45%) UML
9 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.96%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (8.96%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) Java
2 29 (43.28%) C++
2 29 (43.28%) Python
3 24 (35.82%) C
3 24 (35.82%) PowerShell
4 8 (11.94%) C#
5 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.46%) VB
6 2 (2.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (41.79%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.85%) DV Cleared
3 18 (26.87%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (35.82%) HMG Infosec
1 24 (35.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 24 (35.82%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) GDPR
3 1 (1.49%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) vSphere
2 1 (1.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) CA Service Virtualization
2 4 (5.97%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.99%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.49%) Ansible
4 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 31 (46.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.90%) IBM
3 6 (8.96%) CA
4 4 (5.97%) Micro Focus
5 2 (2.99%) Dynatrace
5 2 (2.99%) NetIQ
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) Pega
5 2 (2.99%) VMware
6 1 (1.49%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.49%) ESRI
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.49%) WSO2