The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 116 154 161
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 81 65 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.40% 0.92% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.80% 3.10% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 46 51
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1688 2094 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.27% 29.57% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1612 1717
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
SOAP
London

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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 109 (63.37%) Web Services
2 89 (51.74%) Java
3 84 (48.84%) REST
4 70 (40.70%) XML
5 56 (32.56%) Scrum
6 52 (30.23%) SQL
7 47 (27.33%) TDD
8 46 (26.74%) Finance
9 45 (26.16%) Spring
10 40 (23.26%) SOA
11 39 (22.67%) HTML
12 37 (21.51%) JavaScript
13 36 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (20.93%) MVC
14 34 (19.77%) Oracle
15 31 (18.02%) .NET
15 31 (18.02%) BDD
16 30 (17.44%) JSON
16 30 (17.44%) C#
17 29 (16.86%) JUnit
17 29 (16.86%) RESTful
18 28 (16.28%) J2EE
18 28 (16.28%) Hibernate
19 27 (15.70%) MySQL
19 27 (15.70%) JMS
20 26 (15.12%) UML
20 26 (15.12%) OO
20 26 (15.12%) Banking
21 25 (14.53%) SQL Server
22 24 (13.95%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (5.23%) Apache
2 8 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.07%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.49%) IIS
5 5 (2.91%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.33%) Drupal
6 4 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.74%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (1.16%) AquaLogic
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.16%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.58%) SAS
9 1 (0.58%) CICS
9 1 (0.58%) Jetty
9 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.58%) Confluence
9 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (1.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.16%) MS Office
2 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.16%) Workday HCM
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.16%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.74%) SaaS
4 2 (1.16%) PaaS
4 2 (1.16%) Force.com
4 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.58%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.63%) HTTP
2 9 (5.23%) SSL
3 6 (3.49%) Internet
4 4 (2.33%) LDAP
5 3 (1.74%) VoIP
5 3 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.74%) Firewall
6 2 (1.16%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.16%) 4G
6 2 (1.16%) FTP
6 2 (1.16%) 3G
6 2 (1.16%) 2G
6 2 (1.16%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.58%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.58%) SNMP
7 1 (0.58%) VPN
7 1 (0.58%) DNS
7 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.70%) MySQL
2 25 (14.53%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.47%) NoSQL
4 13 (7.56%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.81%) Oracle Database
6 9 (5.23%) Relational Database
6 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.91%) SQLite
9 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.33%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.74%) DB2
10 3 (1.74%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.16%) MS Access
11 2 (1.16%) Star Schema
11 2 (1.16%) PowerCenter
11 2 (1.16%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 29 (16.86%) JUnit
2 24 (13.95%) Maven
3 21 (12.21%) Ant
3 21 (12.21%) SoapUI
4 20 (11.63%) Subversion
5 16 (9.30%) Selenium
5 16 (9.30%) Apache Ivy
6 15 (8.72%) Cucumber
6 15 (8.72%) Git (software)
7 12 (6.98%) JBehave
8 11 (6.40%) WebDriver
8 11 (6.40%) eggPlant
9 10 (5.81%) JIRA
10 9 (5.23%) Robotium
10 9 (5.23%) Calabash
11 7 (4.07%) Hudson
11 7 (4.07%) Mercurial
12 6 (3.49%) Jenkins
12 6 (3.49%) Visual Studio
12 6 (3.49%) JMeter
General
1 46 (26.74%) Finance
2 26 (15.12%) Banking
3 8 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.91%) Retail
5 4 (2.33%) Marketing
6 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Publishing
7 1 (0.58%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Front Office
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 81 (47.09%) Developer
2 33 (19.19%) Java Developer
3 24 (13.95%) Architect
4 12 (6.98%) Tester
5 10 (5.81%) .NET Developer
5 10 (5.81%) Senior Developer
5 10 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (5.23%) Analyst
7 7 (4.07%) Consultant
7 7 (4.07%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.07%) Test Leader
7 7 (4.07%) Automation Tester
8 6 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (3.49%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.91%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (2.91%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (2.33%) Senior Integration Engineer
10 4 (2.33%) Java Team Leader
10 4 (2.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (63.37%) Web Services
2 84 (48.84%) REST
3 70 (40.70%) XML
4 45 (26.16%) Spring
5 39 (22.67%) HTML
6 31 (18.02%) .NET
7 30 (17.44%) JSON
8 29 (16.86%) RESTful
9 28 (16.28%) Hibernate
9 28 (16.28%) J2EE
10 27 (15.70%) JMS
11 20 (11.63%) Java EE
12 18 (10.47%) jQuery
12 18 (10.47%) CSS
13 17 (9.88%) Struts
13 17 (9.88%) JPA
14 16 (9.30%) Spring Web Flow
15 14 (8.14%) ASP.NET
16 13 (7.56%) WSDL
16 13 (7.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.81%) Open Source
2 8 (4.65%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.65%) Mathematics
3 7 (4.07%) Data Integration
3 7 (4.07%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (3.49%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (2.33%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.33%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.74%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.74%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.74%) Social Media
6 3 (1.74%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.16%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.16%) Life Science
7 2 (1.16%) FMCG
7 2 (1.16%) iPhone
7 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.16%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.56%) Linux
1 13 (7.56%) Android
2 9 (5.23%) Windows
2 9 (5.23%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.07%) UNIX
4 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.58%) OpenSolaris
5 1 (0.58%) AIX
5 1 (0.58%) Solaris
5 1 (0.58%) SUSE
5 1 (0.58%) Debian
5 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.56%) Scrum
2 47 (27.33%) TDD
3 40 (23.26%) SOA
4 36 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (20.93%) MVC
5 31 (18.02%) BDD
6 26 (15.12%) UML
6 26 (15.12%) OO
7 24 (13.95%) Unit Testing
7 24 (13.95%) Test Automation
8 20 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (11.63%) E-Commerce
9 13 (7.56%) Content Management
10 12 (6.98%) Web Development
10 12 (6.98%) ITIL
10 12 (6.98%) Migration
11 10 (5.81%) CRM
11 10 (5.81%) TOGAF
12 9 (5.23%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.23%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 89 (51.74%) Java
2 52 (30.23%) SQL
3 37 (21.51%) JavaScript
4 30 (17.44%) C#
5 18 (10.47%) Groovy
6 10 (5.81%) C++
6 10 (5.81%) PHP
6 10 (5.81%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.65%) XPath
8 6 (3.49%) Scala
9 5 (2.91%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.91%) Python
9 5 (2.91%) XQuery
10 4 (2.33%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.33%) Clojure
10 4 (2.33%) C
10 4 (2.33%) Ruby
11 3 (1.74%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (8.72%) Degree
2 5 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) HL7
2 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.58%) Snort
1 1 (0.58%) Squid
1 1 (0.58%) Xen
1 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.58%) qmail
1 1 (0.58%) Sendmail
1 1 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (0.58%) OpenSSH
1 1 (0.58%) KVM
1 1 (0.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.91%) Puppet
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.16%) Control-M
3 2 (1.16%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.58%) Nagios
4 1 (0.58%) Nessus
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.58%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 34 (19.77%) Oracle
2 15 (8.72%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.40%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (5.23%) JBoss
5 8 (4.65%) IBM
6 6 (3.49%) Google
7 5 (2.91%) HP
8 4 (2.33%) Informatica
9 3 (1.74%) Apple
9 3 (1.74%) Adobe
9 3 (1.74%) SAP
9 3 (1.74%) StreamServe
9 3 (1.74%) Cerillion
9 3 (1.74%) Akamai
10 2 (1.16%) Splunk
10 2 (1.16%) Talend
10 2 (1.16%) WSO2
10 2 (1.16%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.16%) Teradata
10 2 (1.16%) TIBCO
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