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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 73 65 87
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs citing SOAP 30 35 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.77% 2.27% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.99% 9.14% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 4
Median daily rate £363 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
501 383 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.54% 24.85% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 260 216
Median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +62.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +5 18 £375 -11.70% 2
Leicestershire -4 6 £363 +1.39%
Northamptonshire -22 6 £400 +3.22%
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 37 (63.79%) Web Services
2 31 (53.45%) XML
3 30 (51.72%) SQL
4 23 (39.66%) Java
4 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
5 22 (37.93%) REST
6 19 (32.76%) jQuery
6 19 (32.76%) HTML
6 19 (32.76%) CSS
7 17 (29.31%) XSLT
7 17 (29.31%) .NET
7 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (25.86%) Spring
8 15 (25.86%) MVC
8 15 (25.86%) Hibernate
8 15 (25.86%) JSON
8 15 (25.86%) RESTful
9 14 (24.14%) C#
9 14 (24.14%) SOA
10 13 (22.41%) Eclipse
10 13 (22.41%) XHTML
10 13 (22.41%) TDD
11 12 (20.69%) Ajax
11 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
11 12 (20.69%) Finance
11 12 (20.69%) J2EE
12 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
12 11 (18.97%) WSDL
12 11 (18.97%) Oracle
12 11 (18.97%) Maven

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (5.17%) IIS
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.72%) JBoss
2 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Force.com
2 2 (3.45%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) VPN
2 2 (3.45%) FTP
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (10.34%) DB2
2 6 (10.34%) DB2 UDB
2 6 (10.34%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Eclipse
2 11 (18.97%) Maven
3 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.07%) JUnit
4 6 (10.34%) Ant
4 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.34%) Subversion
5 5 (8.62%) Gradle
5 5 (8.62%) IntelliJ
5 5 (8.62%) JProfiler
5 5 (8.62%) SonarQube
6 4 (6.90%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.17%) Toad
8 2 (3.45%) Grunt
8 2 (3.45%) gulp
8 2 (3.45%) JMeter
8 2 (3.45%) Selenium
8 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.72%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (65.52%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Architect
4 10 (17.24%) .NET Developer
5 9 (15.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (15.52%) SQL Developer
6 8 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (13.79%) C# Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Senior Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Software Developer
7 7 (12.07%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (12.07%) HTML CSS Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (63.79%) Web Services
2 31 (53.45%) XML
3 22 (37.93%) REST
4 19 (32.76%) CSS
4 19 (32.76%) HTML
4 19 (32.76%) jQuery
5 17 (29.31%) .NET
5 17 (29.31%) XSLT
6 15 (25.86%) Hibernate
6 15 (25.86%) JSON
6 15 (25.86%) RESTful
6 15 (25.86%) Spring
7 13 (22.41%) XHTML
8 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
8 12 (20.69%) Ajax
8 12 (20.69%) J2EE
9 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
9 11 (18.97%) WSDL
10 10 (17.24%) XSD
11 9 (15.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) DataPower
3 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Unix
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) MVC
3 14 (24.14%) SOA
4 13 (22.41%) TDD
5 10 (17.24%) OO
6 9 (15.52%) Performance Testing
6 9 (15.52%) Scrum
6 9 (15.52%) SDLC
7 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.79%) Open Source
8 7 (12.07%) BDD
8 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.62%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 5 (8.62%) Front End Development
10 5 (8.62%) RAD
11 4 (6.90%) MVVM
11 4 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (51.72%) SQL
2 23 (39.66%) Java
2 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
3 14 (24.14%) C#
4 8 (13.79%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.17%) PHP
5 3 (5.17%) XAML
6 2 (3.45%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) ISEB
1 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (1.72%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) Apigee
4 5 (8.62%) Perforce
4 5 (8.62%) SAP
5 4 (6.90%) CA
5 4 (6.90%) IBM
5 4 (6.90%) TIBCO
5 4 (6.90%) webMethods
6 3 (5.17%) HP
6 3 (5.17%) Pega
6 3 (5.17%) Software AG
7 2 (3.45%) Google
7 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.72%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.72%) Zend