The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 22 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.80% - 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£400 - £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.32% -15.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 55 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 25.23% 30.22% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 61
Average daily rate £475 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £475 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Canary Wharf region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) RequisitePro
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Data Conversion
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Perforce
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Robot
3 1 (33.33%) W3C
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) RequisitePro
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Robot
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
1 1 (33.33%) Data Conversion
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle