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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
London / City of London
Rank 92 116 120
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 61 35 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.07% 1.16% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.68% 3.60% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 45
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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
1074 973 1538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.42% 32.12% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 813 1245
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 69 (60.53%) Web Services
2 63 (55.26%) REST
3 61 (53.51%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (50.00%) SQL
5 55 (48.25%) Java
6 52 (45.61%) XML
7 42 (36.84%) HTML
8 41 (35.96%) JavaScript
9 37 (32.46%) TDD
10 33 (28.95%) Scrum
11 31 (27.19%) Finance
12 29 (25.44%) JSON
13 28 (24.56%) Oracle
13 28 (24.56%) CSS
14 25 (21.93%) Spring
14 25 (21.93%) J2EE
14 25 (21.93%) Unix
15 24 (21.05%) Linux
15 24 (21.05%) OO
15 24 (21.05%) Jenkins
16 22 (19.30%) BDD
16 22 (19.30%) Git (software)
16 22 (19.30%) Maven
16 22 (19.30%) JIRA
17 21 (18.42%) Selenium
17 21 (18.42%) Banking
18 20 (17.54%) .NET
19 18 (15.79%) RESTful
20 17 (14.91%) Unit Testing
20 17 (14.91%) Continuous Integration

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 13 (11.40%) JBoss
2 11 (9.65%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.77%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.89%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.26%) Mule
6 5 (4.39%) Apache
6 5 (4.39%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.51%) IIS
8 3 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (2.63%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.75%) CMS
9 2 (1.75%) Confluence
9 2 (1.75%) WildFly
10 1 (0.88%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.88%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.77%) TestFlight
3 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.26%) Force.com
5 5 (4.39%) SaaS
6 4 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.51%) GitHub
7 3 (2.63%) IaaS
8 2 (1.75%) FinancialForce.com
8 2 (1.75%) G Suite
8 2 (1.75%) PaaS
9 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) HTTP
2 6 (5.26%) Internet
2 6 (5.26%) LDAP
3 5 (4.39%) Firewall
4 4 (3.51%) LAN
4 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.63%) Kerberos
5 3 (2.63%) SMTP
6 2 (1.75%) FTP
6 2 (1.75%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.75%) SSL
7 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.04%) MySQL
2 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.77%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (8.77%) CouchDB
3 10 (8.77%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.77%) SQLite
4 7 (6.14%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Navigator
7 2 (1.75%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.75%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.88%) Endeca
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 22 (19.30%) Git (software)
2 22 (19.30%) JIRA
2 22 (19.30%) Maven
3 21 (18.42%) Selenium
4 16 (14.04%) Cucumber
5 13 (11.40%) SoapUI
6 10 (8.77%) JUnit
7 9 (7.89%) Subversion
8 8 (7.02%) Ant
8 8 (7.02%) Mockito
9 7 (6.14%) WebDriver
10 6 (5.26%) HP UFT
10 6 (5.26%) TeamCity
11 5 (4.39%) EasyMock
11 5 (4.39%) Gradle
11 5 (4.39%) IntelliJ
11 5 (4.39%) JMeter
12 4 (3.51%) GitLab
12 4 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 31 (27.19%) Finance
2 21 (18.42%) Banking
3 7 (6.14%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.26%) Retail
5 5 (4.39%) Marketing
6 4 (3.51%) Advertising
6 4 (3.51%) Legal
7 3 (2.63%) Games
7 3 (2.63%) Law
8 2 (1.75%) Back Office
8 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (59.65%) Developer
2 26 (22.81%) Java Developer
3 21 (18.42%) Senior Developer
4 12 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 12 (10.53%) Consultant
5 10 (8.77%) Architect
5 10 (8.77%) iOS Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Senior iOS Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Angular Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Integration Consultant
7 6 (5.26%) Salesforce Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.39%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.51%) C# Application Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.51%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (60.53%) Web Services
2 63 (55.26%) REST
3 52 (45.61%) XML
4 42 (36.84%) HTML
5 29 (25.44%) JSON
6 28 (24.56%) CSS
7 25 (21.93%) J2EE
7 25 (21.93%) Spring
8 20 (17.54%) .NET
9 18 (15.79%) RESTful
10 17 (14.91%) jQuery
10 17 (14.91%) JSP
11 16 (14.04%) AngularJS
11 16 (14.04%) JMS
12 13 (11.40%) HTML5
13 12 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
13 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (9.65%) Cocoa
14 11 (9.65%) Cocoa Touch
14 11 (9.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.02%) Data Structures
4 7 (6.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.39%) User Experience
6 4 (3.51%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.51%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.63%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.63%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.63%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.75%) Fintech
8 2 (1.75%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.75%) Life Science
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) Equities
9 1 (0.88%) PKI
9 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.93%) Unix
2 24 (21.05%) Linux
3 14 (12.28%) Windows
4 12 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.88%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (53.51%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.46%) TDD
3 33 (28.95%) Scrum
4 24 (21.05%) OO
5 22 (19.30%) BDD
6 17 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (14.91%) MVC
6 17 (14.91%) Unit Testing
7 16 (14.04%) E-Commerce
7 16 (14.04%) Test Automation
8 12 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 11 (9.65%) iOS Development
10 10 (8.77%) Kanban
10 10 (8.77%) Microservices
10 10 (8.77%) Progressive Enhancement
10 10 (8.77%) SDLC
10 10 (8.77%) SOA
10 10 (8.77%) Web Development
11 9 (7.89%) API Testing
11 9 (7.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 57 (50.00%) SQL
2 55 (48.25%) Java
3 41 (35.96%) JavaScript
4 17 (14.91%) C#
5 15 (13.16%) Shell Script
6 13 (11.40%) PL/SQL
7 11 (9.65%) Apple Swift
7 11 (9.65%) Objective-C
7 11 (9.65%) PHP
8 10 (8.77%) Python
9 8 (7.02%) Apex Code
9 8 (7.02%) Perl
10 7 (6.14%) XPath
11 6 (5.26%) Bash Shell
12 5 (4.39%) C
12 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.63%) BeanShell
13 3 (2.63%) C++
13 3 (2.63%) Ruby
13 3 (2.63%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) ISEB
2 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.53%) QA
2 4 (3.51%) HL7
3 2 (1.75%) SDET
3 2 (1.75%) WCAG
4 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.88%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.63%) Puppet
2 2 (1.75%) Control-M
3 1 (0.88%) Ansible
3 1 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.88%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (24.56%) Oracle
2 10 (8.77%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (5.26%) Google
3 6 (5.26%) IBM
4 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.51%) Adobe
5 4 (3.51%) Solace
6 3 (2.63%) HP
6 3 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.63%) Workday
7 2 (1.75%) BMC
7 2 (1.75%) Informatica
7 2 (1.75%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.75%) Splunk
7 2 (1.75%) VMware
8 1 (0.88%) F5
8 1 (0.88%) hybris
8 1 (0.88%) Imperva
8 1 (0.88%) MEDITECH
8 1 (0.88%) Pega
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