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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 130 122 125
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 68 86 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 1.45% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 4.99% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 64 50
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £549 £678
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
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
1565 1724 1722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.83% 29.15% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 1288 1369
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +114.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 71 (51.08%) Web Services
2 62 (44.60%) REST
3 60 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (40.29%) XML
4 56 (40.29%) Java
5 49 (35.25%) SQL
6 41 (29.50%) HTML
7 39 (28.06%) JavaScript
8 34 (24.46%) Scrum
9 29 (20.86%) TDD
10 28 (20.14%) C#
10 28 (20.14%) CSS
11 27 (19.42%) Oracle
11 27 (19.42%) Finance
12 25 (17.99%) Git (software)
13 20 (14.39%) RESTful
13 20 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (13.67%) Spring
14 19 (13.67%) .NET
15 18 (12.95%) SOA
16 17 (12.23%) Subversion
17 16 (11.51%) Banking
17 16 (11.51%) HTTP
17 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (10.79%) BDD
18 15 (10.79%) jQuery
18 15 (10.79%) JIRA
18 15 (10.79%) Windows
18 15 (10.79%) JUnit
18 15 (10.79%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (7.91%) Tomcat
2 10 (7.19%) JBoss
3 9 (6.47%) Apache
4 7 (5.04%) IIS
4 7 (5.04%) CMS
5 6 (4.32%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.88%) Node.js
6 4 (2.88%) Confluence
6 4 (2.88%) Drupal
7 3 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.16%) ArcGIS
7 3 (2.16%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.16%) WordPress
7 3 (2.16%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.44%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.44%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.72%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MS Project
2 2 (1.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Magento
2 4 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.16%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.72%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.72%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Force.com
1 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.44%) Heroku
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.51%) HTTP
2 9 (6.47%) VLAN
3 6 (4.32%) SSL
4 2 (1.44%) LDAP
4 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.44%) Internet
5 1 (0.72%) Intranet
5 1 (0.72%) DNS
5 1 (0.72%) Firewall
5 1 (0.72%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.35%) MySQL
2 11 (7.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.32%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.16%) SQLite
6 3 (2.16%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.16%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.16%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.44%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.72%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 25 (17.99%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.23%) Subversion
3 15 (10.79%) JIRA
3 15 (10.79%) JUnit
3 15 (10.79%) Maven
4 13 (9.35%) Selenium
4 13 (9.35%) SoapUI
5 12 (8.63%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.60%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (3.60%) JMeter
6 5 (3.60%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.60%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.88%) Ant
7 4 (2.88%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.16%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.16%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.16%) Hudson
9 2 (1.44%) Geb
General
1 27 (19.42%) Finance
2 16 (11.51%) Banking
3 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.60%) Retail
4 4 (2.88%) Advertising
4 4 (2.88%) Front Office
5 3 (2.16%) Publishing
5 3 (2.16%) Legal
6 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Law
6 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Back Office
7 1 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) German Language
Job Titles
1 73 (52.52%) Developer
2 25 (17.99%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.07%) Analyst
4 13 (9.35%) Consultant
5 10 (7.19%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.19%) Test Analyst
6 9 (6.47%) Architect
6 9 (6.47%) PHP Developer
7 6 (4.32%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.60%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 5 (3.60%) iOS Developer
9 4 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (2.88%) Test Leader
9 4 (2.88%) .NET Developer
9 4 (2.88%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (2.88%) Tester
10 3 (2.16%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.16%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.16%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (51.08%) Web Services
2 62 (44.60%) REST
3 56 (40.29%) XML
4 41 (29.50%) HTML
5 28 (20.14%) CSS
6 20 (14.39%) RESTful
7 19 (13.67%) Spring
7 19 (13.67%) .NET
8 15 (10.79%) jQuery
9 13 (9.35%) HTML5
10 12 (8.63%) Hibernate
10 12 (8.63%) J2EE
10 12 (8.63%) JMS
11 11 (7.91%) JSON
12 10 (7.19%) WSDL
13 8 (5.76%) JSP
14 7 (5.04%) Middleware
14 7 (5.04%) XSLT
14 7 (5.04%) Ajax
14 7 (5.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.76%) Data Integration
3 7 (5.04%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.32%) Derivative
5 5 (3.60%) Open Source
6 4 (2.88%) User Experience
6 4 (2.88%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (2.16%) W3C
7 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.44%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.44%) Social Media
8 2 (1.44%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.44%) iPhone
8 2 (1.44%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.79%) Windows
2 12 (8.63%) Linux
3 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.76%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.04%) UNIX
5 7 (5.04%) Android
6 2 (1.44%) Solaris
7 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (24.46%) Scrum
3 29 (20.86%) TDD
4 20 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (12.95%) SOA
6 15 (10.79%) BDD
7 14 (10.07%) E-Commerce
8 13 (9.35%) OO
8 13 (9.35%) Unit Testing
9 12 (8.63%) UML
10 11 (7.91%) Software Engineering
11 9 (6.47%) BPR
11 9 (6.47%) Service Management
11 9 (6.47%) Business Analysis
11 9 (6.47%) Test Automation
11 9 (6.47%) Business Process Improvement
12 8 (5.76%) Web Development
12 8 (5.76%) Migration
12 8 (5.76%) CRM
12 8 (5.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 56 (40.29%) Java
2 49 (35.25%) SQL
3 39 (28.06%) JavaScript
4 28 (20.14%) C#
5 13 (9.35%) PHP
5 13 (9.35%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.32%) Apex Code
7 5 (3.60%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.88%) Groovy
8 4 (2.88%) Scala
8 4 (2.88%) Ruby
8 4 (2.88%) Python
9 3 (2.16%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.16%) VBScript
9 3 (2.16%) VB
9 3 (2.16%) Perl
10 2 (1.44%) C++
10 2 (1.44%) ABAP
10 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.72%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (4.32%) Degree
2 4 (2.88%) BC Cleared
2 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.88%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.16%) ISEB
4 2 (1.44%) MCITP
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.72%) MBA
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) WCAG
2 1 (0.72%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (6.47%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.44%) Puppet
2 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.72%) Control-M
3 1 (0.72%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.72%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (19.42%) Oracle
2 13 (9.35%) HP
3 10 (7.19%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.47%) Citrix
5 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.76%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (4.32%) Google
6 6 (4.32%) SAP
6 6 (4.32%) IBM
7 4 (2.88%) Epicor
8 3 (2.16%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.16%) ESRI
9 2 (1.44%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.44%) hybris
9 2 (1.44%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.44%) ATG
9 2 (1.44%) RedDot
9 2 (1.44%) Perforce
9 2 (1.44%) Adobe
9 2 (1.44%) Informatica
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Hays Finance Technology
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