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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 105 132 155
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +23
Contract jobs citing SOAP 92 83 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.69% 1.32% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.64% 4.39% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 52 33
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
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
1630 1889 1798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.03% 30.01% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1283 1422 1421
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 16
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 93 (57.76%) Web Services
2 80 (49.69%) REST
3 79 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (44.72%) XML
5 65 (40.37%) Java
6 59 (36.65%) HTML
7 57 (35.40%) JavaScript
8 42 (26.09%) TDD
8 42 (26.09%) Finance
9 39 (24.22%) SQL
10 37 (22.98%) C#
11 34 (21.12%) .NET
12 33 (20.50%) CSS
12 33 (20.50%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (18.63%) Scrum
14 25 (15.53%) RESTful
15 24 (14.91%) JSON
15 24 (14.91%) BDD
16 23 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 23 (14.29%) SOA
17 22 (13.66%) Spring
18 20 (12.42%) Oracle
18 20 (12.42%) HTML5
18 20 (12.42%) Web Development
18 20 (12.42%) jQuery
18 20 (12.42%) Unit Testing
19 19 (11.80%) Selenium
19 19 (11.80%) WCF
19 19 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (11.80%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (5.59%) Tomcat
1 9 (5.59%) JBoss
2 8 (4.97%) Apache
3 6 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.73%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.73%) CMS
4 4 (2.48%) IIS
5 3 (1.86%) Mule
5 3 (1.86%) Node.js
6 2 (1.24%) Sitefinity
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.24%) Confluence
6 2 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.24%) Drupal
6 2 (1.24%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.24%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.24%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.62%) WordPress
7 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) MS Project
3 1 (0.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.48%) Magento
3 2 (1.24%) Radian6
3 2 (1.24%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.62%) Primavera
4 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.62%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.97%) Force.com
2 4 (2.48%) Heroku
2 4 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.07%) HTTP
2 11 (6.83%) VLAN
3 3 (1.86%) Internet
4 2 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.24%) CTI
4 2 (1.24%) Firewall
5 1 (0.62%) LDAP
5 1 (0.62%) SAN
5 1 (0.62%) SSL
5 1 (0.62%) SMTP
5 1 (0.62%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.83%) MySQL
3 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.73%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.24%) SQLite
9 2 (1.24%) SQL Navigator
9 2 (1.24%) SAP BI
9 2 (1.24%) DB2
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.62%) MS Access
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 19 (11.80%) Selenium
1 19 (11.80%) Maven
2 18 (11.18%) Git (software)
3 17 (10.56%) Subversion
4 16 (9.94%) JUnit
5 15 (9.32%) SoapUI
6 13 (8.07%) Jenkins
7 12 (7.45%) JIRA
8 9 (5.59%) Eclipse
9 8 (4.97%) Cucumber
10 7 (4.35%) WebDriver
11 6 (3.73%) TeamCity
12 5 (3.11%) JMeter
12 5 (3.11%) Ant
12 5 (3.11%) Android Studio
13 4 (2.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 4 (2.48%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (2.48%) Xcode
14 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.86%) TestNG
General
1 42 (26.09%) Finance
2 16 (9.94%) Banking
3 7 (4.35%) Advertising
3 7 (4.35%) Marketing
4 6 (3.73%) Retail
5 5 (3.11%) Legal
5 5 (3.11%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.48%) Front Office
6 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.86%) Law
7 3 (1.86%) Games
8 2 (1.24%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.24%) Back Office
9 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.62%) Electronics
9 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.62%) German Language
Job Titles
1 86 (53.42%) Developer
2 31 (19.25%) Java Developer
3 24 (14.91%) Analyst
4 18 (11.18%) Senior Developer
5 15 (9.32%) Consultant
6 13 (8.07%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.21%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.59%) Architect
9 8 (4.97%) CRM Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Test Analyst
10 7 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 7 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.73%) iOS Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Android Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Developer
11 6 (3.73%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (3.11%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.11%) Implementation Analyst
12 5 (3.11%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (57.76%) Web Services
2 80 (49.69%) REST
3 72 (44.72%) XML
4 59 (36.65%) HTML
5 34 (21.12%) .NET
6 33 (20.50%) CSS
7 25 (15.53%) RESTful
8 24 (14.91%) JSON
9 22 (13.66%) Spring
10 20 (12.42%) HTML5
10 20 (12.42%) jQuery
11 19 (11.80%) WCF
12 18 (11.18%) JSP
13 16 (9.94%) Hibernate
14 15 (9.32%) JMS
15 13 (8.07%) J2EE
16 11 (6.83%) .NET Framework
17 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET
17 9 (5.59%) XSLT
17 9 (5.59%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.83%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.97%) Open Source
5 7 (4.35%) Derivative
6 6 (3.73%) User Experience
6 6 (3.73%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.11%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (2.48%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.48%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.86%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.86%) iPhone
9 3 (1.86%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.86%) Social Media
10 2 (1.24%) iPad
10 2 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.24%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.24%) Equities
10 2 (1.24%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.80%) Windows
2 15 (9.32%) Linux
3 14 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 11 (6.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (6.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.59%) Android
6 3 (1.86%) UNIX
7 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (26.09%) TDD
3 33 (20.50%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (18.63%) Scrum
5 24 (14.91%) BDD
6 23 (14.29%) SOA
7 20 (12.42%) Web Development
7 20 (12.42%) Unit Testing
8 19 (11.80%) OO
8 19 (11.80%) MVC
9 16 (9.94%) CRM
10 13 (8.07%) Service Management
10 13 (8.07%) Software Engineering
10 13 (8.07%) Business Analysis
11 12 (7.45%) E-Commerce
11 12 (7.45%) Data Modelling
12 11 (6.83%) BPR
12 11 (6.83%) Content Management
12 11 (6.83%) Business Process Improvement
13 10 (6.21%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (40.37%) Java
2 57 (35.40%) JavaScript
3 39 (24.22%) SQL
4 37 (22.98%) C#
5 16 (9.94%) PHP
6 12 (7.45%) Objective-C
7 9 (5.59%) Apex Code
8 8 (4.97%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.97%) Apple Swift
9 6 (3.73%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.73%) C++
10 5 (3.11%) Groovy
11 4 (2.48%) Ruby
12 3 (1.86%) ABAP
12 3 (1.86%) Scala
13 2 (1.24%) XPath
13 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.24%) Python
13 2 (1.24%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (7.45%) Degree
2 4 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.86%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.24%) MCITP
4 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.24%) ISEB
4 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.62%) MBA
5 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.32%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) HL7
2 1 (0.62%) DICOM
2 1 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (6.83%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (2.48%) Jitterbit
3 3 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.24%) Puppet
5 1 (0.62%) Control-M
5 1 (0.62%) Nagios
5 1 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.62%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.62%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.62%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 20 (12.42%) Oracle
2 18 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.94%) HP
4 14 (8.70%) Citrix
5 13 (8.07%) Red Hat
5 13 (8.07%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (4.35%) SAP
6 7 (4.35%) Informatica
7 4 (2.48%) Appcelerator
7 4 (2.48%) Talend
7 4 (2.48%) IBM
7 4 (2.48%) Epicor
8 3 (1.86%) Coverity
8 3 (1.86%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.24%) Conga
9 2 (1.24%) Splunk
9 2 (1.24%) Pardot
9 2 (1.24%) ExactTarget
9 2 (1.24%) Google
9 2 (1.24%) TIBCO
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