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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 104 115 113
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 53 87 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.58% 1.59% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 5.39% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 79 62
Median daily rate £464 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.71%
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
1131 1615 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 33.76% 29.47% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 1309 1382
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £19.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 May 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 May 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 74 (70.48%) Java
2 62 (59.05%) REST
3 52 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (48.57%) Web Services
5 48 (45.71%) XML
6 41 (39.05%) HTML
7 38 (36.19%) JavaScript
7 38 (36.19%) JSON
8 36 (34.29%) Finance
9 35 (33.33%) SQL
10 32 (30.48%) Oracle
10 32 (30.48%) Spring
11 31 (29.52%) Banking
12 30 (28.57%) CSS
13 29 (27.62%) Scrum
14 24 (22.86%) JUnit
15 23 (21.90%) TDD
16 21 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (19.05%) Git (software)
17 20 (19.05%) OO
18 19 (18.10%) Tomcat
19 18 (17.14%) Unix
19 18 (17.14%) JMS
19 18 (17.14%) Selenium
19 18 (17.14%) Maven
19 18 (17.14%) Test Automation
19 18 (17.14%) AngularJS
20 17 (16.19%) BDD
20 17 (16.19%) JIRA
20 17 (16.19%) SOA

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 19 (18.10%) Tomcat
2 13 (12.38%) Node.js
3 12 (11.43%) Jetty
4 10 (9.52%) nginx
5 9 (8.57%) WebLogic
6 5 (4.76%) Mule
7 4 (3.81%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.86%) JBoss
9 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.95%) CMS
10 1 (0.95%) IIS
10 1 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
2 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.95%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.95%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.81%) Google App Engine
2 4 (3.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.86%) Lucidchart
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.90%) SaaS
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.95%) Force.com
5 1 (0.95%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) HTTP
2 2 (1.90%) SSL
3 1 (0.95%) 3G
3 1 (0.95%) 4G
3 1 (0.95%) DMZ
3 1 (0.95%) Firewall
3 1 (0.95%) FTP
3 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
3 1 (0.95%) LDAP
3 1 (0.95%) SSH
3 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) MySQL
1 14 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 12 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 11 (10.48%) MongoDB
3 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
4 9 (8.57%) Apache Hive
4 9 (8.57%) Impala
4 9 (8.57%) Neo4j
4 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database
5 8 (7.62%) RDBMS
6 7 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.81%) Big Data
7 4 (3.81%) HBase
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.90%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.90%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (22.86%) JUnit
2 20 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 18 (17.14%) Maven
3 18 (17.14%) Selenium
4 17 (16.19%) JIRA
5 14 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 13 (12.38%) Subversion
7 12 (11.43%) Mockito
8 11 (10.48%) Cucumber
9 8 (7.62%) SoapUI
10 7 (6.67%) TeamCity
11 6 (5.71%) WebDriver
12 5 (4.76%) Ant
12 5 (4.76%) EasyMock
13 4 (3.81%) Appium
13 4 (3.81%) Artifactory
13 4 (3.81%) Gradle
13 4 (3.81%) JBehave
13 4 (3.81%) SonarQube
13 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (34.29%) Finance
2 31 (29.52%) Banking
3 9 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Marketing
5 3 (2.86%) Advertising
5 3 (2.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.90%) Front Office
6 2 (1.90%) Law
6 2 (1.90%) Legal
7 1 (0.95%) Billing
7 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.95%) Games
7 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.95%) Publishing
7 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (71.43%) Developer
2 37 (35.24%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.38%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.43%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (6.67%) Architect
5 7 (6.67%) Release Manager
5 7 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 5 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.76%) iOS Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Agile Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Integration Developer
8 4 (3.81%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.81%) WPF Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Angular Developer
9 3 (2.86%) AWS Developer
9 3 (2.86%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (59.05%) REST
2 51 (48.57%) Web Services
3 48 (45.71%) XML
4 41 (39.05%) HTML
5 38 (36.19%) JSON
6 32 (30.48%) Spring
7 30 (28.57%) CSS
8 18 (17.14%) AngularJS
8 18 (17.14%) JMS
9 17 (16.19%) J2EE
10 16 (15.24%) HTML5
11 15 (14.29%) CSS3
11 15 (14.29%) RESTful
12 14 (13.33%) Hibernate
13 13 (12.38%) JDBC
14 12 (11.43%) .NET
14 12 (11.43%) Struts
15 11 (10.48%) JSP
16 10 (9.52%) GWT
16 10 (9.52%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.76%) Derivative
2 5 (4.76%) Equities
2 5 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.81%) Clustering
3 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.90%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.90%) Life Science
5 2 (1.90%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.95%) Animation
6 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.95%) NHS
6 1 (0.95%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.95%) PKI
6 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.14%) Unix
2 15 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.86%) Windows
5 2 (1.90%) Solaris
6 1 (0.95%) AIX
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.62%) Scrum
3 23 (21.90%) TDD
4 21 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (19.05%) OO
6 18 (17.14%) Test Automation
7 17 (16.19%) BDD
7 17 (16.19%) SOA
8 15 (14.29%) Microservices
8 15 (14.29%) SDLC
9 14 (13.33%) Unit Testing
10 13 (12.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (11.43%) Multithreading
12 10 (9.52%) Web Development
13 8 (7.62%) API Design
13 8 (7.62%) Release Management
14 7 (6.67%) Content Management
14 7 (6.67%) High Availability
15 6 (5.71%) Software Engineering
15 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (70.48%) Java
2 38 (36.19%) JavaScript
3 35 (33.33%) SQL
4 12 (11.43%) C#
5 9 (8.57%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.67%) Objective-C
6 7 (6.67%) Python
6 7 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.71%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.76%) Apex Code
8 5 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.76%) XAML
9 4 (3.81%) Apple Swift
9 4 (3.81%) Perl
10 3 (2.86%) C
10 3 (2.86%) Scala
11 2 (1.90%) C++
11 2 (1.90%) Groovy
11 2 (1.90%) PHP
11 2 (1.90%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.81%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) ISEB
4 1 (0.95%) CISSP
4 1 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) HL7
2 2 (1.90%) WCAG
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Docker
2 2 (1.90%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.95%) Firmware
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.76%) Puppet
3 3 (2.86%) Capistrano
3 3 (2.86%) Nagios
4 1 (0.95%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.95%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 32 (30.48%) Oracle
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.71%) Google
3 6 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.86%) HP
6 2 (1.90%) Apple
6 2 (1.90%) ATG
6 2 (1.90%) hybris
6 2 (1.90%) IBM
6 2 (1.90%) Informatica
6 2 (1.90%) Splunk
6 2 (1.90%) Sun
7 1 (0.95%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.95%) F5
7 1 (0.95%) Terracotta
7 1 (0.95%) VMware
7 1 (0.95%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.95%) Zuora
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