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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 108 121 127
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 45 68 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.43% 1.32% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.56% 4.36% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 55
Average daily rate £494 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £310 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £527 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -1.53%
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
987 1561 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.37% 30.36% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 1258 1288
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 49 (58.33%) REST
2 48 (57.14%) Java
3 44 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (44.05%) Web Services
5 35 (41.67%) XML
6 34 (40.48%) JSON
7 29 (34.52%) HTML
8 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
9 25 (29.76%) Oracle
9 25 (29.76%) TDD
10 24 (28.57%) SQL
11 22 (26.19%) Spring
12 21 (25.00%) Banking
13 20 (23.81%) Finance
14 19 (22.62%) J2EE
14 19 (22.62%) Unit Testing
15 18 (21.43%) Hibernate
16 17 (20.24%) CSS
17 15 (17.86%) OO
17 15 (17.86%) JMS
17 15 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (17.86%) BDD
18 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
18 14 (16.67%) Relational Database
18 14 (16.67%) Objective-C
18 14 (16.67%) Subversion
18 14 (16.67%) JUnit
19 13 (15.48%) Linux
19 13 (15.48%) Scrum
19 13 (15.48%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (8.33%) Node.js
2 6 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.76%) JBoss
4 4 (4.76%) Mule
5 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.38%) Apache
6 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.38%) IIS
7 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.19%) CMS
7 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.19%) Jetty
7 1 (1.19%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.19%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.19%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.19%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.19%) Heroku
2 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) HTTP
2 2 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) Firewall
3 1 (1.19%) FTP
3 1 (1.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.90%) Oracle Database
4 9 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 6 (7.14%) MySQL
6 5 (5.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (5.95%) SQLite
7 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.57%) Big Data
8 3 (3.57%) HBase
8 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.38%) CouchDB
9 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.19%) Siebel EIM
10 1 (1.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 14 (16.67%) JUnit
1 14 (16.67%) Subversion
2 11 (13.10%) Jenkins
3 10 (11.90%) Maven
4 8 (9.52%) EasyMock
4 8 (9.52%) JIRA
4 8 (9.52%) Mockito
5 7 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (8.33%) Xcode
6 6 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.14%) Selenium
7 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.76%) MSBuild
8 4 (4.76%) NUnit
8 4 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (4.76%) SoapUI
8 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.57%) Hudson
10 2 (2.38%) Cobertura
General
1 21 (25.00%) Banking
2 20 (23.81%) Finance
3 7 (8.33%) Retail
4 6 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Front Office
6 2 (2.38%) Advertising
6 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.38%) Games
6 2 (2.38%) Marketing
6 2 (2.38%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (67.86%) Developer
2 19 (22.62%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.24%) Senior Developer
4 13 (15.48%) Analyst
5 12 (14.29%) iOS Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Release Manager
7 6 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 5 (5.95%) WPF Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Angular Developer
9 4 (4.76%) C# WPF Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (58.33%) REST
2 37 (44.05%) Web Services
3 35 (41.67%) XML
4 34 (40.48%) JSON
5 29 (34.52%) HTML
6 22 (26.19%) Spring
7 19 (22.62%) J2EE
8 18 (21.43%) Hibernate
9 17 (20.24%) CSS
10 15 (17.86%) JMS
11 13 (15.48%) RESTful
12 10 (11.90%) .NET
12 10 (11.90%) iOS SDK
12 10 (11.90%) JSP
13 9 (10.71%) AngularJS
14 8 (9.52%) JAXB
15 7 (8.33%) WCF
16 6 (7.14%) Java EE
16 6 (7.14%) Velocity
16 6 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) User Experience
2 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.14%) Clustering
3 6 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.95%) Derivative
4 5 (5.95%) Equities
4 5 (5.95%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.38%) Life Science
5 2 (2.38%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) RIA
6 1 (1.19%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Apple iOS
1 13 (15.48%) Linux
2 10 (11.90%) Unix
3 4 (4.76%) Android
4 2 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.76%) TDD
3 19 (22.62%) Unit Testing
4 15 (17.86%) BDD
4 15 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (17.86%) OO
5 13 (15.48%) Scrum
6 12 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 12 (14.29%) Web Development
7 11 (13.10%) Multithreading
8 9 (10.71%) API Design
8 9 (10.71%) Content Management
8 9 (10.71%) Release Management
9 8 (9.52%) Test Automation
10 7 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (8.33%) Front End Development
10 7 (8.33%) High Availability
10 7 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.33%) SOLID
10 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (57.14%) Java
2 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 24 (28.57%) SQL
4 14 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 12 (14.29%) Apple Swift
5 12 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 9 (10.71%) PHP
7 8 (9.52%) C#
7 8 (9.52%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.14%) Python
8 6 (7.14%) XAML
9 5 (5.95%) Groovy
10 4 (4.76%) Apex Code
10 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.57%) Perl
11 3 (3.57%) Ruby
11 3 (3.57%) XPath
12 2 (2.38%) AWK
12 2 (2.38%) sed
12 2 (2.38%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) ISEB
3 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.19%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Puppet
2 5 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.57%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.57%) Capistrano
3 3 (3.57%) Nagios
4 2 (2.38%) DBAmp
4 2 (2.38%) Jitterbit
5 1 (1.19%) Control-M
5 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Oracle
2 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (2.38%) BMC
5 2 (2.38%) Google
5 2 (2.38%) IBM
5 2 (2.38%) Splunk
5 2 (2.38%) Talend
6 1 (1.19%) ATG
6 1 (1.19%) Compaq
6 1 (1.19%) hybris
6 1 (1.19%) Informatica
6 1 (1.19%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.19%) Perforce
6 1 (1.19%) Rally
6 1 (1.19%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.19%) VMware
6 1 (1.19%) webMethods
6 1 (1.19%) Zuora
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Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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