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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 111 111 158
Rank change year-on-year
0 +47
Contract jobs citing SOAP 87 91 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 1.55% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.42% 5.25% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 60 39
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +45.83%
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
1605 1732 1868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.52% 29.49% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1345 1481
Average daily rate £425 £438 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 25
Average hourly rate £24.23 - £41.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 1 June 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 1 June 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.

1 100 (60.98%) Web Services
2 83 (50.61%) REST
3 81 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (45.73%) XML
5 64 (39.02%) Java
6 62 (37.80%) JavaScript
7 58 (35.37%) HTML
8 48 (29.27%) TDD
9 45 (27.44%) SQL
10 43 (26.22%) Finance
11 41 (25.00%) C#
12 40 (24.39%) .NET
13 36 (21.95%) Scrum
14 35 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (18.90%) SQL Server
16 28 (17.07%) CSS
17 26 (15.85%) MVC
18 25 (15.24%) BDD
19 24 (14.63%) WCF
19 24 (14.63%) Maven
20 23 (14.02%) Oracle
21 22 (13.41%) Subversion
21 22 (13.41%) Selenium
22 21 (12.80%) JSON
22 21 (12.80%) Unit Testing
22 21 (12.80%) jQuery
22 21 (12.80%) RESTful
22 21 (12.80%) HTML5
22 21 (12.80%) Spring
22 21 (12.80%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 11 (6.71%) CMS
2 10 (6.10%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.49%) JBoss
4 7 (4.27%) Apache
5 6 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.05%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.44%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.44%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.22%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.22%) IIS
8 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.22%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.22%) Mule
8 2 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.22%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.61%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.61%) Jetty
9 1 (0.61%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.61%) MS Project
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.22%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.22%) Magento
2 2 (1.22%) Radian6
3 1 (0.61%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.61%) Primavera
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.27%) Force.com
2 4 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.44%) Heroku
3 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.83%) Taleo
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.93%) HTTP
2 10 (6.10%) VLAN
3 4 (2.44%) LDAP
4 3 (1.83%) Internet
4 3 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.22%) Firewall
5 2 (1.22%) GSM
5 2 (1.22%) PSTN
5 2 (1.22%) CTI
6 1 (0.61%) SMTP
6 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.15%) MySQL
3 11 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.49%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.27%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.83%) SQLite
8 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Navigator
8 2 (1.22%) SAP BI
8 2 (1.22%) DB2
8 2 (1.22%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 24 (14.63%) Maven
2 22 (13.41%) Subversion
2 22 (13.41%) Selenium
3 20 (12.20%) Git (software)
4 16 (9.76%) SoapUI
4 16 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 16 (9.76%) JUnit
5 10 (6.10%) JIRA
6 9 (5.49%) Cucumber
6 9 (5.49%) Eclipse
7 8 (4.88%) JMeter
7 8 (4.88%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.66%) Ant
9 5 (3.05%) Android Studio
9 5 (3.05%) WebLOAD
9 5 (3.05%) TestNG
10 4 (2.44%) Xcode
10 4 (2.44%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 43 (26.22%) Finance
2 17 (10.37%) Banking
3 9 (5.49%) Advertising
4 8 (4.88%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.27%) Retail
6 6 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.66%) Marketing
7 4 (2.44%) Games
8 3 (1.83%) Legal
8 3 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.22%) Law
9 2 (1.22%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.61%) Electronics
10 1 (0.61%) Front Office
10 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 94 (57.32%) Developer
2 30 (18.29%) Java Developer
3 22 (13.41%) Senior Developer
4 21 (12.80%) Analyst
5 16 (9.76%) .NET Developer
6 14 (8.54%) Consultant
7 13 (7.93%) C# Developer
8 12 (7.32%) Architect
9 10 (6.10%) CRM Developer
9 10 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (5.49%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 9 (5.49%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (4.27%) Test Analyst
12 6 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (3.66%) iOS Developer
12 6 (3.66%) Android Developer
13 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Developer
14 4 (2.44%) Senior C# Developer
14 4 (2.44%) Implementation Analyst
14 4 (2.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (60.98%) Web Services
2 83 (50.61%) REST
3 75 (45.73%) XML
4 58 (35.37%) HTML
5 40 (24.39%) .NET
6 28 (17.07%) CSS
7 24 (14.63%) WCF
8 21 (12.80%) JSON
8 21 (12.80%) jQuery
8 21 (12.80%) RESTful
8 21 (12.80%) HTML5
8 21 (12.80%) Spring
8 21 (12.80%) JSP
9 17 (10.37%) Hibernate
10 15 (9.15%) .NET Framework
11 14 (8.54%) Entity Framework
11 14 (8.54%) J2EE
12 12 (7.32%) ASP.NET
12 12 (7.32%) JMS
13 10 (6.10%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.37%) Mobile App
2 14 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.05%) User Experience
6 4 (2.44%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.22%) IPTV
7 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.22%) IVR
7 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.22%) iPhone
7 2 (1.22%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.22%) Online Games
7 2 (1.22%) Derivative
7 2 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.22%) Social Media
8 1 (0.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.20%) Windows
2 17 (10.37%) Linux
3 15 (9.15%) Apple iOS
4 10 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (6.10%) Android
4 10 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.27%) UNIX
6 4 (2.44%) AIX
7 2 (1.22%) Solaris
7 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (29.27%) TDD
3 36 (21.95%) Scrum
4 35 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (15.85%) MVC
6 25 (15.24%) BDD
7 21 (12.80%) Unit Testing
7 21 (12.80%) Software Engineering
8 20 (12.20%) SOA
8 20 (12.20%) Web Development
9 18 (10.98%) CRM
10 16 (9.76%) OO
11 14 (8.54%) Kanban
12 12 (7.32%) E-Commerce
12 12 (7.32%) Service Management
12 12 (7.32%) Content Management
12 12 (7.32%) Business Analysis
13 10 (6.10%) BPR
13 10 (6.10%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 10 (6.10%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (39.02%) Java
2 62 (37.80%) JavaScript
3 45 (27.44%) SQL
4 41 (25.00%) C#
5 12 (7.32%) PHP
5 12 (7.32%) Objective-C
6 9 (5.49%) Apple Swift
6 9 (5.49%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.88%) Apex Code
8 7 (4.27%) C++
9 5 (3.05%) Groovy
9 5 (3.05%) Ruby
10 4 (2.44%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.44%) Scala
11 3 (1.83%) BeanShell
11 3 (1.83%) Python
11 3 (1.83%) ABAP
12 2 (1.22%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.22%) Perl
12 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (7.32%) Degree
2 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.22%) MCITP
3 2 (1.22%) ISEB
3 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.98%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) COBIT
2 1 (0.61%) HL7
2 1 (0.61%) DICOM
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Docker
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (6.10%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (2.44%) Jitterbit
2 4 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.83%) Puppet
4 2 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.61%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.61%) DBAmp
5 1 (0.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (14.02%) Oracle
2 21 (12.80%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.37%) HP
4 13 (7.93%) Citrix
4 13 (7.93%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (7.32%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.88%) Coverity
7 7 (4.27%) SAP
8 6 (3.66%) Informatica
9 5 (3.05%) ServiceNow
9 5 (3.05%) IBM
10 4 (2.44%) Sybase
10 4 (2.44%) Appcelerator
10 4 (2.44%) Talend
11 3 (1.83%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.83%) Sun
12 2 (1.22%) Google
12 2 (1.22%) Epicor
12 2 (1.22%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.22%) ExactTarget
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