The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 72 65 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 26 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.66% 1.58% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.27% 6.17% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 2
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£383 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.09% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £258 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £410 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.03 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +23.65%
SOAP
England

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
415 373 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.48% 25.60% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 201 148
Average daily rate £310 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 11
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the East Midlands region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the East Midlands region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -6 11 £375 +9.48% 3
Lincolnshire 0 7 £425 - 3
Northamptonshire +4 4 £463 +7.24%
Leicestershire -9 2 £311 +16.35% 1
Derbyshire -10 1 - - 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 42 (73.68%) Web Services
2 27 (47.37%) XML
3 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (40.35%) REST
4 21 (36.84%) Java
5 19 (33.33%) .NET
6 18 (31.58%) C#
6 18 (31.58%) TDD
7 17 (29.82%) Finance
8 16 (28.07%) Scrum
9 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
9 14 (24.56%) HTML
9 14 (24.56%) RESTful
10 12 (21.05%) SQL
11 11 (19.30%) CSS
11 11 (19.30%) MVC
11 11 (19.30%) HTML5
11 11 (19.30%) Mobile App
12 10 (17.54%) jQuery
12 10 (17.54%) SAP
13 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
13 9 (15.79%) E-Commerce
13 9 (15.79%) SOA
13 9 (15.79%) JSON
13 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
13 9 (15.79%) CSS3
14 8 (14.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (14.04%) Spring
14 8 (14.04%) MySQL
14 8 (14.04%) SQL Server

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (12.28%) Mule
1 7 (12.28%) Mule ESB
2 4 (7.02%) Apache
3 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.75%) AquaLogic
4 1 (1.75%) nginx
4 1 (1.75%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) SaaS
1 7 (12.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) RFID
2 2 (3.51%) NFC
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) MySQL
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.28%) Spock
2 7 (12.28%) JUnit
2 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.51%) Gradle
4 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.51%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.75%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Electronics
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.77%) Marketing
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (78.95%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Architect
6 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) PHP Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.51%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Programmer
9 2 (3.51%) Tester
9 2 (3.51%) Junior
9 2 (3.51%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.75%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.75%) Senior Manager
10 1 (1.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (73.68%) Web Services
2 27 (47.37%) XML
3 23 (40.35%) REST
4 19 (33.33%) .NET
5 14 (24.56%) HTML
5 14 (24.56%) RESTful
6 11 (19.30%) HTML5
6 11 (19.30%) CSS
7 10 (17.54%) jQuery
8 9 (15.79%) JSON
8 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 9 (15.79%) CSS3
9 8 (14.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (14.04%) Spring
10 7 (12.28%) Apache Camel
10 7 (12.28%) Spring Security
10 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (12.28%) PhoneGap
11 6 (10.53%) Spring Boot
12 5 (8.77%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.77%) Data Structures
2 5 (8.77%) DTV
3 3 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) UNIX
3 4 (7.02%) Android
4 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.51%) Windows
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) TDD
3 16 (28.07%) Scrum
4 11 (19.30%) MVC
5 9 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 9 (15.79%) SOA
6 7 (12.28%) OO
6 7 (12.28%) MVVM
6 7 (12.28%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (10.53%) Microservices
8 5 (8.77%) OOD
8 5 (8.77%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (8.77%) Programme Management
8 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.02%) Migration
9 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.02%) Mobile Development
9 4 (7.02%) SDLC
10 3 (5.26%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) Java
2 18 (31.58%) C#
3 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.05%) SQL
5 5 (8.77%) Ruby
6 4 (7.02%) PHP
7 2 (3.51%) PHP5
7 2 (3.51%) VB
8 1 (1.75%) VBA
8 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) CA LISA
2 1 (1.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) SAP
2 7 (12.28%) Twitter
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) CA
3 4 (7.02%) TIBCO
4 3 (5.26%) IBM
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) HP
5 2 (3.51%) Sybase
5 2 (3.51%) Kony
5 2 (3.51%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 2 (3.51%) Zend
5 2 (3.51%) hybris
5 2 (3.51%) Syclo
6 1 (1.75%) Akamai
6 1 (1.75%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.75%) webMethods