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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 114 113 159
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +46
Contract jobs citing SOAP 97 82 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.68% 1.42% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.58% 4.82% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 60 47
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.79% +8.64%
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
1738 1702 2134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.07% 29.53% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1429 1276 1630
Average daily rate £450 £438 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 20
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £16.00 £27.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 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 4 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.

1 103 (54.50%) Web Services
2 97 (51.32%) XML
3 93 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (48.68%) REST
5 88 (46.56%) Java
6 76 (40.21%) JavaScript
7 67 (35.45%) HTML
8 58 (30.69%) .NET
9 56 (29.63%) C#
9 56 (29.63%) TDD
10 50 (26.46%) SQL
11 46 (24.34%) Scrum
11 46 (24.34%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (22.22%) Finance
13 40 (21.16%) SQL Server
14 34 (17.99%) BDD
15 33 (17.46%) MVC
15 33 (17.46%) Banking
16 31 (16.40%) Web Development
17 30 (15.87%) JSON
18 28 (14.81%) WCF
18 28 (14.81%) Maven
19 27 (14.29%) Unit Testing
20 26 (13.76%) QA
20 26 (13.76%) JSP
20 26 (13.76%) OO
20 26 (13.76%) SOA
20 26 (13.76%) Microsoft
21 25 (13.23%) CSS
22 24 (12.70%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 15 (7.94%) Tomcat
2 13 (6.88%) JBoss
3 11 (5.82%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.29%) CMS
5 8 (4.23%) Apache
5 8 (4.23%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.70%) MQSeries
6 7 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.59%) Confluence
7 3 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.06%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.06%) Mule
8 2 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.06%) IIS
8 2 (1.06%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.53%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.53%) WordPress
9 1 (0.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.06%) Radian6
3 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.53%) Magento
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.12%) Heroku
2 3 (1.59%) Taleo
2 3 (1.59%) Force.com
2 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.06%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) PaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.53%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.88%) LDAP
2 6 (3.17%) HTTP
3 4 (2.12%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.12%) Internet
4 3 (1.59%) SSL
5 2 (1.06%) GSM
5 2 (1.06%) PSTN
5 2 (1.06%) CTI
6 1 (0.53%) Firewall
6 1 (0.53%) RTSP
6 1 (0.53%) VLAN
6 1 (0.53%) SMTP
6 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (21.16%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.99%) MySQL
3 14 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.35%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.82%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (4.23%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.12%) SQLite
7 4 (2.12%) DB2
7 4 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.12%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.06%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.06%) HBase
Development Applications
1 28 (14.81%) Maven
2 24 (12.70%) Subversion
2 24 (12.70%) Git (software)
3 22 (11.64%) Selenium
4 21 (11.11%) JUnit
5 20 (10.58%) Jenkins
6 14 (7.41%) SoapUI
7 11 (5.82%) JIRA
8 10 (5.29%) WebDriver
8 10 (5.29%) Cucumber
9 9 (4.76%) JMeter
9 9 (4.76%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.70%) Ant
10 7 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (3.70%) TeamCity
11 6 (3.17%) MSBuild
12 5 (2.65%) TestNG
12 5 (2.65%) WebLOAD
13 4 (2.12%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (2.12%) Xcode
General
1 42 (22.22%) Finance
2 33 (17.46%) Banking
3 16 (8.47%) Retail
4 8 (4.23%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.70%) Advertising
5 7 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.17%) Marketing
6 6 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.65%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.12%) Games
9 2 (1.06%) Back Office
9 2 (1.06%) Legal
10 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.53%) Law
10 1 (0.53%) Electronics
10 1 (0.53%) Front Office
10 1 (0.53%) Billing
10 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (66.67%) Developer
2 45 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 37 (19.58%) Senior Developer
4 21 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 20 (10.58%) Analyst
6 15 (7.94%) Architect
7 14 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (6.35%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (4.76%) iOS Developer
11 8 (4.23%) CRM Developer
12 7 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 6 (3.17%) Implementation Analyst
13 6 (3.17%) Android Developer
14 5 (2.65%) Agile Java Developer
14 5 (2.65%) AWS Developer
14 5 (2.65%) Technical Architect
14 5 (2.65%) Consultant
14 5 (2.65%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (54.50%) Web Services
2 97 (51.32%) XML
3 92 (48.68%) REST
4 67 (35.45%) HTML
5 58 (30.69%) .NET
6 30 (15.87%) JSON
7 28 (14.81%) WCF
8 26 (13.76%) JSP
9 25 (13.23%) CSS
10 24 (12.70%) Spring
11 23 (12.17%) RESTful
12 22 (11.64%) HTML5
12 22 (11.64%) .NET Framework
13 19 (10.05%) ASP.NET
14 18 (9.52%) Hibernate
14 18 (9.52%) Entity Framework
15 16 (8.47%) Middleware
16 15 (7.94%) J2EE
16 15 (7.94%) JMS
16 15 (7.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.58%) Mobile App
2 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.82%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.17%) User Experience
5 4 (2.12%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.59%) IPTV
6 3 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.59%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.06%) Social Media
7 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.06%) Derivative
7 2 (1.06%) Online Games
7 2 (1.06%) iPhone
7 2 (1.06%) IVR
7 2 (1.06%) Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Equities
8 1 (0.53%) EFT
8 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.64%) Apple iOS
2 21 (11.11%) Windows
3 19 (10.05%) UNIX
4 16 (8.47%) Android
5 15 (7.94%) Linux
6 7 (3.70%) AIX
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (29.63%) TDD
3 46 (24.34%) Scrum
3 46 (24.34%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (17.99%) BDD
5 33 (17.46%) MVC
6 31 (16.40%) Web Development
7 27 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 26 (13.76%) OO
8 26 (13.76%) SOA
9 22 (11.64%) Software Engineering
10 17 (8.99%) CRM
11 16 (8.47%) Content Management
11 16 (8.47%) Kanban
12 14 (7.41%) Multithreading
12 14 (7.41%) iOS Development
12 14 (7.41%) E-Commerce
13 13 (6.88%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (6.88%) Test Automation
13 13 (6.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 88 (46.56%) Java
2 76 (40.21%) JavaScript
3 56 (29.63%) C#
4 50 (26.46%) SQL
5 15 (7.94%) Objective-C
6 13 (6.88%) PHP
7 12 (6.35%) Apple Swift
8 9 (4.76%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.23%) XPath
10 7 (3.70%) Groovy
10 7 (3.70%) C++
10 7 (3.70%) Ruby
11 5 (2.65%) Scala
11 5 (2.65%) BeanShell
12 4 (2.12%) Python
12 4 (2.12%) Perl
13 3 (1.59%) Apex Code
14 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.06%) C
14 2 (1.06%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (7.41%) Degree
2 7 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) ISEB
4 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.76%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) HL7
3 1 (0.53%) DICOM
3 1 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.70%) Puppet
2 6 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.12%) Jitterbit
4 3 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.06%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.53%) Nagios
6 1 (0.53%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.53%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.53%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 26 (13.76%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.70%) Oracle
3 16 (8.47%) IBM
4 14 (7.41%) Sybase
5 10 (5.29%) HP
5 10 (5.29%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (4.23%) Coverity
7 6 (3.17%) Informatica
8 5 (2.65%) Sun
8 5 (2.65%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.12%) Appcelerator
9 4 (2.12%) Talend
9 4 (2.12%) Xamarin
9 4 (2.12%) Apple
10 3 (1.59%) Citrix
10 3 (1.59%) WorldPay
11 2 (1.06%) Pardot
11 2 (1.06%) ExactTarget
11 2 (1.06%) Conga
11 2 (1.06%) Splunk
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