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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 88 89 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.44% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.91% 1.32% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
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£395 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £315 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £435 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +26.02%
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
366 454 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.14% 27.60% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 239 153
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +10 2 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £395 -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 24 (77.42%) Web Services
2 20 (64.52%) XML
3 18 (58.06%) REST
4 15 (48.39%) C#
5 14 (45.16%) HTML
5 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
6 13 (41.94%) Ajax
7 12 (38.71%) .NET
8 11 (35.48%) SQL
8 11 (35.48%) CSS
9 9 (29.03%) XSD
9 9 (29.03%) Java
9 9 (29.03%) JSON
10 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (25.81%) SoapUI
11 7 (22.58%) Oracle
11 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
12 6 (19.35%) WSDL
12 6 (19.35%) WCF
12 6 (19.35%) jQuery
12 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
13 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (16.13%) CSS3
13 5 (16.13%) HTML5
13 5 (16.13%) Silverlight
13 5 (16.13%) MVC
13 5 (16.13%) Subversion
13 5 (16.13%) SOA

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Magento
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) OLAP
3 4 (12.90%) Data Mining
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) SQLPlus
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) SoapUI
2 5 (16.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Gradle
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.23%) JDeveloper
3 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.23%) Introscope
3 1 (3.23%) JMeter
3 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Web Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Applications Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (6.45%) CRM Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) Web Services
2 20 (64.52%) XML
3 18 (58.06%) REST
4 14 (45.16%) HTML
5 13 (41.94%) Ajax
6 12 (38.71%) .NET
7 11 (35.48%) CSS
8 9 (29.03%) XSD
8 9 (29.03%) JSON
9 6 (19.35%) WCF
9 6 (19.35%) jQuery
9 6 (19.35%) WSDL
9 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (16.13%) CSS3
10 5 (16.13%) HTML5
10 5 (16.13%) Silverlight
11 4 (12.90%) XSLT
11 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
12 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) DataPower
2 2 (6.45%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) RIA
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) MVC
2 5 (16.13%) SOA
3 4 (12.90%) Web Development
4 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) OO
4 2 (6.45%) CRM
4 2 (6.45%) TDD
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Workflow
5 1 (3.23%) Validation
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.23%) UML
5 1 (3.23%) OOP
5 1 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
5 3 (9.68%) Groovy
6 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) XPath
7 1 (3.23%) PHP5
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.23%) MCITP
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Cognos
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) CA
5 1 (3.23%) Motorola
5 1 (3.23%) Pegasus
5 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.23%) Perforce