The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 108 122 147
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Contract jobs citing SOAP 81 88 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.58% 1.45% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.23% 4.81% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 61 35
Average daily rate
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£415 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
SOAP
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1549 1829 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.17% 30.15% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1360 1358
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 15
Average hourly rate £27.37 £42.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £28.05 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £190.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the City of London region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 87 (54.04%) Web Services
2 74 (45.96%) REST
3 73 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (40.37%) Java
5 63 (39.13%) XML
6 55 (34.16%) HTML
7 49 (30.43%) SQL
8 47 (29.19%) JavaScript
9 38 (23.60%) TDD
10 34 (21.12%) CSS
11 32 (19.88%) Finance
12 29 (18.01%) Scrum
12 29 (18.01%) C#
13 28 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (16.15%) RESTful
14 26 (16.15%) .NET
15 24 (14.91%) Spring
16 23 (14.29%) Oracle
17 21 (13.04%) BDD
18 20 (12.42%) SOA
19 19 (11.80%) Windows
19 19 (11.80%) Git (software)
19 19 (11.80%) jQuery
20 18 (11.18%) Selenium
20 18 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (11.18%) SQL Server
20 18 (11.18%) HP
20 18 (11.18%) Hibernate
21 17 (10.56%) JUnit
21 17 (10.56%) JSON

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 11 (6.83%) Tomcat
2 10 (6.21%) JBoss
2 10 (6.21%) Apache
2 10 (6.21%) CMS
3 6 (3.73%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.11%) IIS
5 4 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.48%) Drupal
6 3 (1.86%) Node.js
6 3 (1.86%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.86%) Mule
6 3 (1.86%) WordPress
6 3 (1.86%) Confluence
7 2 (1.24%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.24%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.24%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.24%) Sitefinity
7 2 (1.24%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.24%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (1.86%) MS Project
1 3 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.48%) Magento
2 2 (1.24%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.62%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.62%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.62%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) Force.com
2 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) Heroku
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.07%) HTTP
2 11 (6.83%) VLAN
3 4 (2.48%) Internet
4 1 (0.62%) Firewall
4 1 (0.62%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.62%) SSL
4 1 (0.62%) SAN
4 1 (0.62%) Intranet
4 1 (0.62%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.32%) MySQL
3 10 (6.21%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.73%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.73%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.48%) SQLite
8 3 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.86%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.24%) SAP BI
9 2 (1.24%) SQL Navigator
10 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.62%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.62%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (11.80%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.18%) Selenium
3 17 (10.56%) JUnit
4 16 (9.94%) SoapUI
5 15 (9.32%) Subversion
5 15 (9.32%) Maven
5 15 (9.32%) JIRA
6 10 (6.21%) Jenkins
7 8 (4.97%) Eclipse
7 8 (4.97%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.35%) WebDriver
8 7 (4.35%) JMeter
9 6 (3.73%) Ant
9 6 (3.73%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.48%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (2.48%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (1.86%) Hudson
11 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.86%) Android Studio
12 2 (1.24%) Spock
General
1 32 (19.88%) Finance
2 14 (8.70%) Banking
3 9 (5.59%) Retail
4 6 (3.73%) Advertising
5 5 (3.11%) Marketing
5 5 (3.11%) Legal
5 5 (3.11%) Front Office
6 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.86%) Law
8 2 (1.24%) Back Office
8 2 (1.24%) Games
8 2 (1.24%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Publishing
9 1 (0.62%) German Language
9 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Electronics
9 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (50.93%) Developer
2 32 (19.88%) Java Developer
3 22 (13.66%) Analyst
4 17 (10.56%) Consultant
5 11 (6.83%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.21%) Test Analyst
6 10 (6.21%) C# Developer
7 9 (5.59%) PHP Developer
8 8 (4.97%) Architect
9 7 (4.35%) iOS Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.11%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.11%) Android Developer
11 5 (3.11%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 5 (3.11%) Test Leader
12 4 (2.48%) Agile Java Developer
12 4 (2.48%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.48%) Data Analyst
12 4 (2.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (54.04%) Web Services
2 74 (45.96%) REST
3 63 (39.13%) XML
4 55 (34.16%) HTML
5 34 (21.12%) CSS
6 26 (16.15%) .NET
6 26 (16.15%) RESTful
7 24 (14.91%) Spring
8 19 (11.80%) jQuery
9 18 (11.18%) Hibernate
10 17 (10.56%) JSON
11 16 (9.94%) JSP
12 15 (9.32%) HTML5
13 13 (8.07%) WCF
13 13 (8.07%) J2EE
14 12 (7.45%) JMS
15 11 (6.83%) XSLT
16 8 (4.97%) ASP.NET
16 8 (4.97%) Java EE
16 8 (4.97%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.83%) Open Source
3 9 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.97%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.97%) Derivative
5 6 (3.73%) User Experience
6 5 (3.11%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.48%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.48%) iPhone
8 3 (1.86%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.86%) W3C
9 2 (1.24%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.24%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.24%) Equities
9 2 (1.24%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.24%) Social Media
9 2 (1.24%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.80%) Windows
2 15 (9.32%) Linux
3 13 (8.07%) Apple iOS
4 11 (6.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.97%) Android
6 4 (2.48%) UNIX
7 2 (1.24%) Solaris
7 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.60%) TDD
3 29 (18.01%) Scrum
4 28 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (13.04%) BDD
6 20 (12.42%) SOA
7 16 (9.94%) OO
8 15 (9.32%) MVC
9 14 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 13 (8.07%) Business Analysis
10 13 (8.07%) Service Management
11 12 (7.45%) E-Commerce
11 12 (7.45%) Web Development
12 11 (6.83%) BPR
12 11 (6.83%) Business Process Improvement
13 10 (6.21%) Test Automation
13 10 (6.21%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (6.21%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 10 (6.21%) CRM
13 10 (6.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (40.37%) Java
2 49 (30.43%) SQL
3 47 (29.19%) JavaScript
4 29 (18.01%) C#
5 15 (9.32%) PHP
6 11 (6.83%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.21%) Objective-C
8 6 (3.73%) Apex Code
9 4 (2.48%) Groovy
9 4 (2.48%) Ruby
10 3 (1.86%) ABAP
10 3 (1.86%) Python
10 3 (1.86%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.86%) C++
10 3 (1.86%) VB
10 3 (1.86%) Scala
11 2 (1.24%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.24%) Perl
11 2 (1.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.21%) Degree
2 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.24%) MCITP
3 2 (1.24%) ISEB
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.62%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.45%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) HL7
2 1 (0.62%) DICOM
2 1 (0.62%) WCAG
2 1 (0.62%) WAI
2 1 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.83%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.24%) Puppet
3 2 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.62%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.62%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.62%) Control-M
4 1 (0.62%) Nagios
4 1 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (14.29%) Oracle
2 18 (11.18%) HP
3 14 (8.70%) Citrix
4 13 (8.07%) Red Hat
4 13 (8.07%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.59%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (4.97%) SAP
7 5 (3.11%) IBM
8 4 (2.48%) Informatica
8 4 (2.48%) Epicor
8 4 (2.48%) Talend
9 3 (1.86%) Google
10 2 (1.24%) Adobe
10 2 (1.24%) Splunk
10 2 (1.24%) Appcelerator
10 2 (1.24%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.62%) Primavera
11 1 (0.62%) InterSystems
11 1 (0.62%) ATG
11 1 (0.62%) OpenText
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