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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 95 119 115
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 70 95 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.05% 1.60% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.72% 5.31% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 87 61
Median daily rate £478 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £346 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £39.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +2.56%
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
1223 1790 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.87% 30.22% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1461 1276
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016, 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 91 (66.91%) REST
2 88 (64.71%) Java
3 78 (57.35%) Web Services
4 72 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (44.85%) XML
6 53 (38.97%) SQL
7 52 (38.24%) HTML
8 48 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 47 (34.56%) Finance
10 40 (29.41%) TDD
11 38 (27.94%) Scrum
11 38 (27.94%) JSON
12 37 (27.21%) Spring
13 35 (25.74%) Banking
13 35 (25.74%) CSS
14 30 (22.06%) Oracle
15 29 (21.32%) Git (software)
16 28 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (19.12%) Test Automation
18 24 (17.65%) Selenium
18 24 (17.65%) AngularJS
18 24 (17.65%) JUnit
19 23 (16.91%) OO
19 23 (16.91%) Maven
20 22 (16.18%) SOA
20 22 (16.18%) HTML5
21 21 (15.44%) JMS
21 21 (15.44%) J2EE
21 21 (15.44%) MySQL
22 20 (14.71%) MongoDB

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 19 (13.97%) Tomcat
2 12 (8.82%) Jetty
3 10 (7.35%) nginx
4 9 (6.62%) JBoss
4 9 (6.62%) Mule
5 8 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 6 (4.41%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.94%) Mule ESB
8 3 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.21%) CMS
8 3 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.47%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.74%) Drupal
10 1 (0.74%) IIS
10 1 (0.74%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.74%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.74%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Radian6
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (8.09%) TestFlight
2 5 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.94%) Force.com
3 4 (2.94%) Google App Engine
3 4 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.21%) Lucidchart
4 3 (2.21%) SaaS
5 2 (1.47%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.47%) IaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Boomi
6 1 (0.74%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.74%) GitHub
6 1 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.35%) HTTP
2 4 (2.94%) CTI
3 2 (1.47%) Firewall
3 2 (1.47%) FTP
3 2 (1.47%) LDAP
3 2 (1.47%) SSL
4 1 (0.74%) 3G
4 1 (0.74%) 4G
4 1 (0.74%) DMZ
4 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.74%) LAN
4 1 (0.74%) NAS
4 1 (0.74%) SAN
4 1 (0.74%) SSH
4 1 (0.74%) VPN
4 1 (0.74%) WAN
4 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.44%) MySQL
2 20 (14.71%) MongoDB
3 17 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.09%) Azure SQL Database
4 11 (8.09%) CouchDB
4 11 (8.09%) SQLite
5 10 (7.35%) Neo4j
5 10 (7.35%) SQL Server
6 9 (6.62%) Apache Hive
6 9 (6.62%) Impala
7 8 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.94%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (21.32%) Git (software)
2 24 (17.65%) JUnit
2 24 (17.65%) Selenium
3 23 (16.91%) Maven
4 20 (14.71%) Jenkins
5 18 (13.24%) JIRA
6 12 (8.82%) Mockito
6 12 (8.82%) SoapUI
7 11 (8.09%) Subversion
8 10 (7.35%) Cucumber
9 9 (6.62%) Ant
10 8 (5.88%) TeamCity
11 7 (5.15%) WebDriver
12 5 (3.68%) EasyMock
13 4 (2.94%) Appium
13 4 (2.94%) Artifactory
13 4 (2.94%) Gradle
13 4 (2.94%) SonarQube
14 3 (2.21%) Eclipse
14 3 (2.21%) JBehave
General
1 47 (34.56%) Finance
2 35 (25.74%) Banking
3 14 (10.29%) Marketing
4 9 (6.62%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.41%) Retail
5 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.68%) Legal
7 4 (2.94%) Advertising
7 4 (2.94%) Law
8 2 (1.47%) Front Office
9 1 (0.74%) Billing
9 1 (0.74%) Electronics
9 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.74%) Games
9 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (69.85%) Developer
2 46 (33.82%) Java Developer
3 21 (15.44%) Senior Developer
4 16 (11.76%) iOS Developer
5 15 (11.03%) Architect
6 13 (9.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (8.09%) Senior iOS Developer
8 9 (6.62%) Agile Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.15%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (4.41%) Integration Developer
11 6 (4.41%) Release Manager
11 6 (4.41%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 6 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.68%) .NET Developer
12 5 (3.68%) Analyst
12 5 (3.68%) HTML Developer
12 5 (3.68%) Java Engineer
12 5 (3.68%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (66.91%) REST
2 78 (57.35%) Web Services
3 61 (44.85%) XML
4 52 (38.24%) HTML
5 38 (27.94%) JSON
6 37 (27.21%) Spring
7 35 (25.74%) CSS
8 24 (17.65%) AngularJS
9 22 (16.18%) HTML5
10 21 (15.44%) J2EE
10 21 (15.44%) JMS
11 19 (13.97%) Node.js
11 19 (13.97%) RESTful
12 17 (12.50%) CSS3
13 13 (9.56%) Cocoa
13 13 (9.56%) Cocoa Touch
13 13 (9.56%) Hibernate
13 13 (9.56%) JDBC
14 12 (8.82%) Ajax
14 12 (8.82%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.41%) Derivative
3 6 (4.41%) Equities
3 6 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.68%) Fixed Income
4 5 (3.68%) User Experience
5 4 (2.94%) IVR
6 3 (2.21%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.21%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.47%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.47%) Life Science
7 2 (1.47%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.47%) Social Media
7 2 (1.47%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.24%) Unix
2 17 (12.50%) Linux
3 16 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.94%) Windows
5 2 (1.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.74%) AIX
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.41%) TDD
3 38 (27.94%) Scrum
4 28 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (19.12%) Test Automation
6 23 (16.91%) OO
7 22 (16.18%) SOA
8 18 (13.24%) Unit Testing
9 16 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 16 (11.76%) iOS Development
10 15 (11.03%) Microservices
10 15 (11.03%) SDLC
11 14 (10.29%) BDD
11 14 (10.29%) Software Engineering
11 14 (10.29%) Web Development
12 11 (8.09%) Progressive Enhancement
13 10 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (6.62%) Data Modelling
15 8 (5.88%) Multithreading
15 8 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 88 (64.71%) Java
2 53 (38.97%) SQL
3 48 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.24%) Objective-C
5 13 (9.56%) Apple Swift
6 11 (8.09%) C#
7 9 (6.62%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.88%) Python
8 8 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 7 (5.15%) Apex Code
9 7 (5.15%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.41%) PHP
11 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.94%) Scala
13 3 (2.21%) C
13 3 (2.21%) Perl
13 3 (2.21%) SOQL
14 2 (1.47%) C++
14 2 (1.47%) Groovy
14 2 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (5.88%) Degree
2 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) ISEB
5 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.74%) CISSP
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) WCAG
3 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) FATCA
3 1 (0.74%) HL7
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.94%) Docker
2 2 (1.47%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.74%) Firmware
3 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.94%) Puppet
2 2 (1.47%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.47%) Nagios
3 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.74%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 30 (22.06%) Oracle
2 15 (11.03%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (5.88%) Google
4 6 (4.41%) Informatica
4 6 (4.41%) ServiceNow
5 5 (3.68%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.21%) Apple
6 3 (2.21%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.21%) IBM
7 2 (1.47%) ATG
7 2 (1.47%) HP
7 2 (1.47%) hybris
7 2 (1.47%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.47%) SAP
7 2 (1.47%) Splunk
7 2 (1.47%) Sun
7 2 (1.47%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.47%) VMware
8 1 (0.74%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.74%) Talend
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