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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 104 118 140
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +22
Contract jobs citing SOAP 74 86 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.13% 1.60% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.04% 5.26% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 79 47
Median daily rate £475 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.88% +21.42%
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
1225 1636 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.22% 30.43% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1345 1285
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Median hourly rate £54.25 £62.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 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 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 82 (64.57%) REST
2 81 (63.78%) Web Services
3 76 (59.84%) Java
4 64 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (41.73%) XML
6 49 (38.58%) SQL
7 43 (33.86%) Finance
8 42 (33.07%) HTML
9 41 (32.28%) JavaScript
10 40 (31.50%) TDD
11 37 (29.13%) Scrum
12 36 (28.35%) Spring
13 34 (26.77%) JSON
14 30 (23.62%) CSS
14 30 (23.62%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (23.62%) Git (software)
15 29 (22.83%) Test Automation
16 28 (22.05%) Oracle
17 25 (19.69%) AngularJS
18 24 (18.90%) Banking
19 22 (17.32%) MySQL
19 22 (17.32%) HTML5
20 21 (16.54%) Node.js
20 21 (16.54%) OO
21 20 (15.75%) SOA
21 20 (15.75%) Salesforce.com
21 20 (15.75%) Selenium
22 19 (14.96%) RESTful
22 19 (14.96%) MongoDB
22 19 (14.96%) J2EE

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (11.02%) Tomcat
2 11 (8.66%) JBoss
2 11 (8.66%) Jetty
3 10 (7.87%) nginx
4 5 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.94%) Mule
4 5 (3.94%) Mule ESB
4 5 (3.94%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.36%) CMS
5 3 (2.36%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.57%) Apache
6 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.57%) WildFly
7 1 (0.79%) Drupal
7 1 (0.79%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.79%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.79%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Radian6
2 1 (0.79%) RMDS
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (9.45%) TestFlight
2 8 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.30%) Force.com
3 6 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.94%) GitHub
5 3 (2.36%) Google Apps
6 2 (1.57%) FinancialForce.com
6 2 (1.57%) IaaS
7 1 (0.79%) Boomi
7 1 (0.79%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.79%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.79%) PaaS
7 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.66%) HTTP
2 4 (3.15%) CTI
2 4 (3.15%) Firewall
3 2 (1.57%) FTP
3 2 (1.57%) LAN
3 2 (1.57%) LDAP
3 2 (1.57%) SSL
3 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) 3G
4 1 (0.79%) 4G
4 1 (0.79%) DMZ
4 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.79%) Internet
4 1 (0.79%) NAS
4 1 (0.79%) SAN
4 1 (0.79%) SSH
4 1 (0.79%) VPN
4 1 (0.79%) WAN
4 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.32%) MySQL
2 19 (14.96%) MongoDB
3 16 (12.60%) NoSQL
4 12 (9.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (9.45%) CouchDB
4 12 (9.45%) SQLite
5 10 (7.87%) Neo4j
5 10 (7.87%) SQL Server
6 9 (7.09%) Apache Hive
6 9 (7.09%) Impala
7 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.57%) Big Data
11 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (23.62%) Git (software)
2 20 (15.75%) Selenium
3 18 (14.17%) Jenkins
4 17 (13.39%) Maven
5 15 (11.81%) JUnit
5 15 (11.81%) SoapUI
6 14 (11.02%) JIRA
7 13 (10.24%) Subversion
8 8 (6.30%) Ant
8 8 (6.30%) TeamCity
9 7 (5.51%) Gradle
9 7 (5.51%) WebDriver
10 5 (3.94%) GitLab
10 5 (3.94%) IntelliJ
10 5 (3.94%) JMeter
11 4 (3.15%) Appium
11 4 (3.15%) Artifactory
11 4 (3.15%) Mockito
11 4 (3.15%) SonarQube
12 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
General
1 43 (33.86%) Finance
2 24 (18.90%) Banking
3 17 (13.39%) Marketing
4 6 (4.72%) Law
4 6 (4.72%) Legal
4 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.36%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.36%) Retail
6 2 (1.57%) Advertising
6 2 (1.57%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Front Office
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (73.23%) Developer
2 43 (33.86%) Java Developer
3 18 (14.17%) Senior Developer
4 15 (11.81%) iOS Developer
5 13 (10.24%) Architect
5 13 (10.24%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (10.24%) Senior iOS Developer
6 10 (7.87%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 9 (7.09%) Agile Developer
8 8 (6.30%) Analyst
8 8 (6.30%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.51%) .NET Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Integration Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Angular Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Salesforce.com Architect
11 5 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.94%) C# Application Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Elasticsearch Developer
11 5 (3.94%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (64.57%) REST
2 81 (63.78%) Web Services
3 53 (41.73%) XML
4 42 (33.07%) HTML
5 36 (28.35%) Spring
6 34 (26.77%) JSON
7 30 (23.62%) CSS
8 25 (19.69%) AngularJS
9 22 (17.32%) HTML5
10 21 (16.54%) Node.js
11 19 (14.96%) J2EE
11 19 (14.96%) RESTful
12 17 (13.39%) CSS3
13 16 (12.60%) JDBC
14 14 (11.02%) Cocoa
14 14 (11.02%) Cocoa Touch
15 13 (10.24%) Visualforce
16 12 (9.45%) Ajax
16 12 (9.45%) JMS
16 12 (9.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) Mobile App
2 11 (8.66%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.15%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.15%) IVR
4 4 (3.15%) User Experience
5 3 (2.36%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.36%) Life Science
6 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.57%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.57%) Fintech
6 2 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.57%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.79%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.79%) Equities
7 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.79%) NHS
7 1 (0.79%) PKI
7 1 (0.79%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.60%) Unix
2 15 (11.81%) Apple iOS
2 15 (11.81%) Linux
3 4 (3.15%) Windows
4 2 (1.57%) Solaris
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (31.50%) TDD
3 37 (29.13%) Scrum
4 30 (23.62%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (22.83%) Test Automation
6 21 (16.54%) OO
7 20 (15.75%) SOA
8 18 (14.17%) SDLC
9 16 (12.60%) E-Commerce
10 15 (11.81%) iOS Development
11 14 (11.02%) Software Engineering
11 14 (11.02%) Unit Testing
12 13 (10.24%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (9.45%) BDD
13 12 (9.45%) Progressive Enhancement
14 11 (8.66%) Microservices
15 10 (7.87%) Data Modelling
15 10 (7.87%) Migration
15 10 (7.87%) Web Development
16 9 (7.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 76 (59.84%) Java
2 49 (38.58%) SQL
3 41 (32.28%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.39%) Objective-C
5 13 (10.24%) Apple Swift
6 12 (9.45%) Apex Code
7 11 (8.66%) C#
8 8 (6.30%) Python
9 7 (5.51%) PHP
10 6 (4.72%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.72%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.72%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.94%) SOQL
12 4 (3.15%) Perl
12 4 (3.15%) Ruby
13 3 (2.36%) C
13 3 (2.36%) C++
13 3 (2.36%) Jython
14 2 (1.57%) Groovy
14 2 (1.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (6.30%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) ISEB
2 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.79%) CISSP
4 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.79%) FATCA
2 1 (0.79%) HL7
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) SDET
2 1 (0.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.57%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.79%) Firmware
3 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.79%) Ansible
2 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.79%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.79%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 28 (22.05%) Oracle
2 20 (15.75%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (7.09%) Google
4 6 (4.72%) Informatica
4 6 (4.72%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.36%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.57%) Apple
6 2 (1.57%) F5
6 2 (1.57%) HP
6 2 (1.57%) IBM
6 2 (1.57%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.57%) SAP
6 2 (1.57%) Solace
6 2 (1.57%) Splunk
6 2 (1.57%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.57%) VMware
7 1 (0.79%) ATG
7 1 (0.79%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.79%) webMethods
7 1 (0.79%) WorldPay
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