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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 113 134 159
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +25
Contract jobs citing SOAP 86 69 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 1.19% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 3.93% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 47 50
Average daily rate
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£450 £408 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% -12.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £531 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.08%
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
1636 1756 2208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.44% 30.20% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1297 1665
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 95 (54.91%) Web Services
2 90 (52.02%) REST
3 88 (50.87%) XML
4 85 (49.13%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (42.77%) Java
6 72 (41.62%) JavaScript
7 56 (32.37%) HTML
8 55 (31.79%) .NET
9 52 (30.06%) C#
9 52 (30.06%) TDD
10 44 (25.43%) Scrum
11 43 (24.86%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (24.28%) SQL
13 39 (22.54%) Finance
14 37 (21.39%) Banking
15 35 (20.23%) SQL Server
16 31 (17.92%) JSON
17 29 (16.76%) MVC
18 28 (16.18%) WCF
18 28 (16.18%) Unit Testing
19 27 (15.61%) Web Development
19 27 (15.61%) Apple iOS
20 26 (15.03%) BDD
20 26 (15.03%) Maven
21 24 (13.87%) SOA
21 24 (13.87%) Mobile App
22 23 (13.29%) QA
22 23 (13.29%) Microsoft
22 23 (13.29%) Oracle
22 23 (13.29%) JSP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (7.51%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.78%) JBoss
2 10 (5.78%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.20%) CMS
4 8 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (4.05%) MQSeries
6 6 (3.47%) Apache
6 6 (3.47%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.73%) Confluence
7 3 (1.73%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.16%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.16%) Mule
8 2 (1.16%) IIS
8 2 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.58%) WordPress
9 1 (0.58%) Drupal
9 1 (0.58%) Jetty
9 1 (0.58%) Node.js
9 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.16%) Radian6
3 1 (0.58%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.58%) Magento
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.73%) Taleo
1 3 (1.73%) Force.com
1 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.73%) SaaS
1 3 (1.73%) Heroku
2 2 (1.16%) PaaS
2 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.16%) Boomi
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.94%) LDAP
2 4 (2.31%) HTTP
2 4 (2.31%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.73%) SSL
3 3 (1.73%) Internet
4 2 (1.16%) CTI
4 2 (1.16%) GSM
4 2 (1.16%) PSTN
5 1 (0.58%) SMTP
5 1 (0.58%) Firewall
5 1 (0.58%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.09%) MySQL
2 14 (8.09%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.78%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.78%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.62%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.05%) SQLite
7 4 (2.31%) DB2
7 4 (2.31%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.73%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.16%) HBase
9 2 (1.16%) Big Data
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (15.03%) Maven
2 20 (11.56%) Subversion
2 20 (11.56%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.98%) Selenium
4 18 (10.40%) Jenkins
5 15 (8.67%) JUnit
6 13 (7.51%) SoapUI
7 10 (5.78%) JIRA
8 9 (5.20%) JMeter
9 8 (4.62%) WebDriver
9 8 (4.62%) Cucumber
10 7 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.47%) TeamCity
11 6 (3.47%) Xcode
11 6 (3.47%) Eclipse
11 6 (3.47%) MSBuild
12 5 (2.89%) Ant
12 5 (2.89%) WebLOAD
12 5 (2.89%) TestNG
13 4 (2.31%) NUnit
General
1 39 (22.54%) Finance
2 37 (21.39%) Banking
3 18 (10.40%) Retail
4 9 (5.20%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.05%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.47%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.47%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.89%) Advertising
8 4 (2.31%) Marketing
9 3 (1.73%) Games
10 2 (1.16%) Back Office
11 1 (0.58%) Electronics
11 1 (0.58%) Law
11 1 (0.58%) Legal
11 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 119 (68.79%) Developer
2 39 (22.54%) Senior Developer
3 34 (19.65%) Java Developer
4 21 (12.14%) .NET Developer
5 17 (9.83%) Analyst
6 15 (8.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (8.09%) Architect
7 14 (8.09%) iOS Developer
8 12 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (6.36%) C# Developer
10 10 (5.78%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.62%) CRM Developer
11 8 (4.62%) Android Developer
12 7 (4.05%) Implementation Analyst
12 7 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 5 (2.89%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.89%) AWS Developer
14 4 (2.31%) ServiceNow Developer
14 4 (2.31%) Senior iOS Developer
14 4 (2.31%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (54.91%) Web Services
2 90 (52.02%) REST
3 88 (50.87%) XML
4 56 (32.37%) HTML
5 55 (31.79%) .NET
6 31 (17.92%) JSON
7 28 (16.18%) WCF
8 23 (13.29%) JSP
9 20 (11.56%) Spring
9 20 (11.56%) .NET Framework
10 19 (10.98%) HTML5
11 18 (10.40%) Middleware
11 18 (10.40%) CSS
12 17 (9.83%) ASP.NET
13 16 (9.25%) Entity Framework
14 15 (8.67%) RESTful
14 15 (8.67%) jQuery
15 14 (8.09%) Hibernate
15 14 (8.09%) JMS
16 13 (7.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.87%) Mobile App
2 14 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.62%) User Experience
5 4 (2.31%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (2.31%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.73%) IPTV
6 3 (1.73%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.73%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.16%) Social Media
7 2 (1.16%) iPhone
7 2 (1.16%) Online Games
7 2 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.16%) Clustering
7 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.16%) IVR
8 1 (0.58%) Equities
8 1 (0.58%) EFT
8 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.58%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.61%) Apple iOS
2 19 (10.98%) UNIX
3 18 (10.40%) Android
4 16 (9.25%) Windows
5 9 (5.20%) Linux
6 7 (4.05%) AIX
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (49.13%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (30.06%) TDD
3 44 (25.43%) Scrum
4 43 (24.86%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (16.76%) MVC
6 28 (16.18%) Unit Testing
7 27 (15.61%) Web Development
8 26 (15.03%) BDD
9 24 (13.87%) SOA
10 23 (13.29%) OO
11 22 (12.72%) Software Engineering
12 19 (10.98%) iOS Development
13 17 (9.83%) Content Management
14 16 (9.25%) E-Commerce
15 15 (8.67%) CRM
15 15 (8.67%) Test Automation
15 15 (8.67%) Kanban
16 14 (8.09%) Android Development
16 14 (8.09%) Technical Architecture
17 13 (7.51%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 74 (42.77%) Java
2 72 (41.62%) JavaScript
3 52 (30.06%) C#
4 42 (24.28%) SQL
5 20 (11.56%) Objective-C
6 17 (9.83%) Apple Swift
7 13 (7.51%) PHP
8 9 (5.20%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.62%) XPath
10 7 (4.05%) C++
10 7 (4.05%) Ruby
11 6 (3.47%) Groovy
12 5 (2.89%) BeanShell
13 4 (2.31%) Perl
14 3 (1.73%) Python
14 3 (1.73%) Apex Code
15 2 (1.16%) Go
15 2 (1.16%) C
15 2 (1.16%) Scala
15 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.51%) Degree
2 4 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) ISEB
4 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.29%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.47%) Puppet
2 4 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.73%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.16%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.58%) Jitterbit
5 1 (0.58%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 23 (13.29%) Oracle
1 23 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.25%) IBM
3 14 (8.09%) Sybase
4 9 (5.20%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.62%) Coverity
6 7 (4.05%) HP
7 6 (3.47%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.89%) Sun
9 4 (2.31%) Apple
9 4 (2.31%) Appcelerator
9 4 (2.31%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.73%) WorldPay
10 3 (1.73%) Dell
10 3 (1.73%) Informatica
11 2 (1.16%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.16%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.16%) webMethods
11 2 (1.16%) Pardot
11 2 (1.16%) ExactTarget
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago