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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 121 120 128
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing SOAP 80 91 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.42% 1.34% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.77% 4.50% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 72 61
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.69% -7.14%
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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
1678 2023 1853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.74% 29.76% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1533 1445
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 66 (49.25%) Web Services
2 65 (48.51%) REST
3 61 (45.52%) Java
4 59 (44.03%) XML
4 59 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (33.58%) SQL
6 43 (32.09%) JavaScript
7 42 (31.34%) HTML
8 39 (29.10%) Scrum
9 29 (21.64%) TDD
9 29 (21.64%) C#
9 29 (21.64%) Oracle
9 29 (21.64%) CSS
10 28 (20.90%) Git (software)
11 24 (17.91%) SOA
12 21 (15.67%) RESTful
13 20 (14.93%) .NET
13 20 (14.93%) Subversion
14 19 (14.18%) Finance
15 18 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (12.69%) JMS
17 16 (11.94%) E-Commerce
17 16 (11.94%) Spring
18 15 (11.19%) Banking
18 15 (11.19%) UML
19 14 (10.45%) JUnit
19 14 (10.45%) PL/SQL
19 14 (10.45%) JIRA
20 13 (9.70%) jQuery
20 13 (9.70%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (7.46%) JBoss
2 9 (6.72%) Apache
2 9 (6.72%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.97%) IIS
4 6 (4.48%) CMS
5 5 (3.73%) Confluence
5 5 (3.73%) Drupal
6 4 (2.99%) ArcGIS
6 4 (2.99%) Node.js
7 3 (2.24%) WordPress
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (2.24%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.24%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.49%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.75%) Mule
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.75%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) MS Project
1 2 (1.49%) MS Office
2 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Magento
1 5 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.24%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.75%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.75%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Force.com
1 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.24%) Heroku
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.21%) HTTP
2 8 (5.97%) SSL
3 2 (1.49%) Internet
3 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.49%) LDAP
3 2 (1.49%) VLAN
4 1 (0.75%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.75%) Firewall
4 1 (0.75%) DNS
4 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.46%) MySQL
3 6 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.48%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.24%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.49%) SQLite
7 2 (1.49%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 28 (20.90%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.93%) Subversion
3 14 (10.45%) JUnit
3 14 (10.45%) JIRA
4 13 (9.70%) Maven
5 12 (8.96%) Jenkins
6 10 (7.46%) Selenium
7 7 (5.22%) SoapUI
8 6 (4.48%) Mercurial
9 5 (3.73%) TeamCity
9 5 (3.73%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (2.99%) Ant
10 4 (2.99%) JMeter
10 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.24%) WebDriver
11 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.24%) Hudson
11 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.24%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.49%) Rational Robot
General
1 19 (14.18%) Finance
2 15 (11.19%) Banking
3 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.73%) Retail
5 4 (2.99%) Front Office
6 3 (2.24%) Legal
6 3 (2.24%) Publishing
7 2 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.49%) Advertising
7 2 (1.49%) Law
7 2 (1.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) German Language
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (54.48%) Developer
2 26 (19.40%) Java Developer
3 12 (8.96%) Analyst
3 12 (8.96%) Architect
4 9 (6.72%) C# Developer
4 9 (6.72%) Consultant
5 8 (5.97%) Test Analyst
6 7 (5.22%) PHP Developer
6 7 (5.22%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.73%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 4 (2.99%) .NET Developer
8 4 (2.99%) Web Developer
8 4 (2.99%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (2.99%) ServiceNow Developer
8 4 (2.99%) CRM Developer
8 4 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (2.24%) Test Leader
9 3 (2.24%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 3 (2.24%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (49.25%) Web Services
2 65 (48.51%) REST
3 59 (44.03%) XML
4 42 (31.34%) HTML
5 29 (21.64%) CSS
6 21 (15.67%) RESTful
7 20 (14.93%) .NET
8 17 (12.69%) JMS
9 16 (11.94%) Spring
10 13 (9.70%) jQuery
11 12 (8.96%) J2EE
11 12 (8.96%) Middleware
11 12 (8.96%) WSDL
12 11 (8.21%) JSON
12 11 (8.21%) HTML5
13 9 (6.72%) XSLT
14 8 (5.97%) JSP
14 8 (5.97%) Hibernate
15 7 (5.22%) WCF
15 7 (5.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.46%) Data Integration
3 8 (5.97%) Open Source
4 7 (5.22%) Derivative
5 5 (3.73%) User Experience
5 5 (3.73%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.99%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (2.99%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.24%) W3C
8 2 (1.49%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.49%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.49%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.49%) PKI
8 2 (1.49%) Social Media
8 2 (1.49%) iPhone
9 1 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.46%) Windows
1 10 (7.46%) Linux
2 8 (5.97%) UNIX
3 6 (4.48%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.48%) Android
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.10%) Scrum
3 29 (21.64%) TDD
4 24 (17.91%) SOA
5 18 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (11.94%) E-Commerce
7 15 (11.19%) UML
8 13 (9.70%) BDD
8 13 (9.70%) OO
9 12 (8.96%) ITIL
9 12 (8.96%) Web Development
10 11 (8.21%) Unit Testing
11 10 (7.46%) SysML
11 10 (7.46%) TOGAF
12 9 (6.72%) Test Automation
12 9 (6.72%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.72%) MVC
12 9 (6.72%) CRM
13 8 (5.97%) ETL
13 8 (5.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 61 (45.52%) Java
2 45 (33.58%) SQL
3 43 (32.09%) JavaScript
4 29 (21.64%) C#
5 14 (10.45%) PL/SQL
6 11 (8.21%) PHP
7 8 (5.97%) Scala
8 6 (4.48%) Groovy
8 6 (4.48%) Apex Code
9 3 (2.24%) XPath
9 3 (2.24%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.24%) Ruby
9 3 (2.24%) Perl
9 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.24%) VBScript
9 3 (2.24%) VB
9 3 (2.24%) Python
10 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.75%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.99%) Degree
2 4 (2.99%) BC Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.49%) ISEB
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.75%) MBA
5 1 (0.75%) MCITP
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) WCAG
2 1 (0.75%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) Puppet
1 4 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.49%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.75%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.75%) Control-M
4 1 (0.75%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 29 (21.64%) Oracle
2 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.72%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (5.97%) IBM
5 7 (5.22%) Google
6 6 (4.48%) HP
7 4 (2.99%) SAP
7 4 (2.99%) ESRI
7 4 (2.99%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.24%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.24%) RedDot
8 3 (2.24%) Epicor
8 3 (2.24%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.24%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.49%) Adobe
9 2 (1.49%) Citrix
9 2 (1.49%) Informatica
9 2 (1.49%) ATG
9 2 (1.49%) Perforce
9 2 (1.49%) Rackspace
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