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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 113 125 142
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +17
Contract jobs citing SOAP 74 78 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.46% 1.33% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.77% 4.54% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 51 39
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
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
1550 1719 1637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.66% 29.23% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1263 1300
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 19
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.75 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +11.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 79 (53.02%) Web Services
2 62 (41.61%) XML
3 61 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (40.27%) REST
5 59 (39.60%) Java
6 51 (34.23%) SQL
6 51 (34.23%) HTML
7 42 (28.19%) JavaScript
8 35 (23.49%) CSS
9 33 (22.15%) TDD
10 32 (21.48%) Finance
11 31 (20.81%) C#
12 27 (18.12%) Scrum
13 25 (16.78%) Oracle
14 23 (15.44%) .NET
14 23 (15.44%) RESTful
15 22 (14.77%) Spring
16 21 (14.09%) Git (software)
16 21 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (13.42%) Windows
18 19 (12.75%) JUnit
18 19 (12.75%) BDD
19 18 (12.08%) jQuery
19 18 (12.08%) SOA
19 18 (12.08%) HP
20 16 (10.74%) Hibernate
20 16 (10.74%) HTTP
20 16 (10.74%) OO
21 15 (10.07%) SQL Server
21 15 (10.07%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 12 (8.05%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.38%) Apache
3 9 (6.04%) JBoss
3 9 (6.04%) CMS
4 7 (4.70%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.70%) IIS
5 4 (2.68%) Drupal
5 4 (2.68%) Confluence
6 3 (2.01%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.01%) WordPress
6 3 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.01%) Node.js
7 2 (1.34%) Sitefinity
7 2 (1.34%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.34%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.67%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.67%) Mule
8 1 (0.67%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) MS Project
2 2 (1.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.68%) Magento
2 3 (2.01%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.67%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) Force.com
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) Heroku
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.74%) HTTP
2 11 (7.38%) VLAN
3 3 (2.01%) Internet
3 3 (2.01%) LDAP
4 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.34%) SSL
5 1 (0.67%) SAN
5 1 (0.67%) Intranet
5 1 (0.67%) DNS
5 1 (0.67%) Firewall
5 1 (0.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.40%) MySQL
3 7 (4.70%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.01%) SQLite
7 3 (2.01%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.01%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.34%) SAP BI
8 2 (1.34%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (14.09%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.75%) JUnit
3 15 (10.07%) Maven
3 15 (10.07%) JIRA
4 14 (9.40%) Selenium
4 14 (9.40%) SoapUI
5 13 (8.72%) Subversion
6 12 (8.05%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.70%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.03%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.36%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (3.36%) JMeter
9 5 (3.36%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.36%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.68%) Ant
11 3 (2.01%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.01%) Hudson
11 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.34%) IntelliJ
General
1 32 (21.48%) Finance
2 15 (10.07%) Banking
3 6 (4.03%) Retail
3 6 (4.03%) Advertising
4 5 (3.36%) Front Office
5 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.68%) Legal
6 3 (2.01%) Games
6 3 (2.01%) Marketing
7 2 (1.34%) Law
7 2 (1.34%) Back Office
7 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 75 (50.34%) Developer
2 28 (18.79%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.41%) Analyst
3 17 (11.41%) Consultant
4 11 (7.38%) C# Developer
5 9 (6.04%) PHP Developer
5 9 (6.04%) Test Analyst
6 8 (5.37%) Architect
7 6 (4.03%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.03%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 5 (3.36%) Test Leader
8 5 (3.36%) iOS Developer
8 5 (3.36%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.68%) Lead Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Applications Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Tester
9 4 (2.68%) .NET Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (2.68%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (53.02%) Web Services
2 62 (41.61%) XML
3 60 (40.27%) REST
4 51 (34.23%) HTML
5 35 (23.49%) CSS
6 23 (15.44%) .NET
6 23 (15.44%) RESTful
7 22 (14.77%) Spring
8 18 (12.08%) jQuery
9 16 (10.74%) Hibernate
10 13 (8.72%) J2EE
10 13 (8.72%) HTML5
10 13 (8.72%) JSON
11 11 (7.38%) JSP
12 9 (6.04%) XSLT
13 8 (5.37%) JMS
13 8 (5.37%) WCF
14 7 (4.70%) Ajax
14 7 (4.70%) WSDL
15 6 (4.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.71%) Open Source
3 7 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.70%) Derivative
4 6 (4.03%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.36%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (3.36%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.68%) User Experience
7 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.01%) W3C
7 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.34%) iPhone
8 2 (1.34%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.34%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.34%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.34%) Social Media
9 1 (0.67%) iPad
9 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.42%) Windows
2 14 (9.40%) Linux
3 11 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.37%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.03%) Android
6 5 (3.36%) UNIX
7 2 (1.34%) Solaris
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.15%) TDD
3 27 (18.12%) Scrum
4 21 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (12.75%) BDD
6 18 (12.08%) SOA
7 16 (10.74%) OO
8 13 (8.72%) Service Management
8 13 (8.72%) Business Analysis
9 12 (8.05%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.38%) Software Engineering
10 11 (7.38%) BPR
10 11 (7.38%) Business Process Improvement
11 10 (6.71%) Test Automation
11 10 (6.71%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (6.71%) UML
11 10 (6.71%) CRM
12 9 (6.04%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.04%) Data Modelling
12 9 (6.04%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 59 (39.60%) Java
2 51 (34.23%) SQL
3 42 (28.19%) JavaScript
4 31 (20.81%) C#
5 13 (8.72%) PHP
6 12 (8.05%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.03%) Apex Code
8 5 (3.36%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.68%) Ruby
9 4 (2.68%) Python
9 4 (2.68%) Scala
10 3 (2.01%) ABAP
10 3 (2.01%) Groovy
10 3 (2.01%) Perl
10 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.01%) VBScript
10 3 (2.01%) VB
11 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.34%) C++
11 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (4.70%) Degree
2 4 (2.68%) VCP4
3 3 (2.01%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) MCITP
4 2 (1.34%) ISEB
4 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.34%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.05%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) HL7
2 1 (0.67%) DICOM
2 1 (0.67%) WCAG
2 1 (0.67%) WAI
2 1 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (7.38%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (2.01%) Puppet
3 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.67%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.67%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.67%) Control-M
4 1 (0.67%) Nagios
4 1 (0.67%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (16.78%) Oracle
2 18 (12.08%) HP
3 14 (9.40%) Citrix
4 12 (8.05%) Red Hat
5 9 (6.04%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (6.04%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.70%) SAP
7 5 (3.36%) Informatica
8 4 (2.68%) Epicor
8 4 (2.68%) IBM
8 4 (2.68%) Google
9 3 (2.01%) Talend
9 3 (2.01%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.34%) Adobe
10 2 (1.34%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.34%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.34%) RedDot
10 2 (1.34%) ATG
10 2 (1.34%) hybris
10 2 (1.34%) Splunk
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