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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 70 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 35 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.13% 1.54% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.73% 5.64% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 8
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£425 £343 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.08% +13.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £258 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £423 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +45.83%
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
401 408 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.39% 27.40% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 219 158
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 0 14 £475 +38.68% 4
Lincolnshire +7 7 £425 - 2
Northamptonshire -2 5 £463 +7.24% 1
Derbyshire -3 5 £275 - 2
Leicestershire -1 3 £350 -6.66% 7
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 38 (65.52%) Web Services
2 29 (50.00%) REST
3 28 (48.28%) XML
4 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (39.66%) Java
6 20 (34.48%) .NET
6 20 (34.48%) TDD
7 19 (32.76%) C#
8 18 (31.03%) Scrum
9 16 (27.59%) HTML
10 15 (25.86%) Finance
11 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
12 13 (22.41%) Mobile App
13 12 (20.69%) SAP
13 12 (20.69%) CSS
14 11 (18.97%) MVC
14 11 (18.97%) JSON
14 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
14 11 (18.97%) HTML5
15 10 (17.24%) jQuery
16 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
16 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
16 9 (15.52%) SOA
16 9 (15.52%) RESTful
16 9 (15.52%) CSS3
17 8 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 8 (13.79%) SQL
17 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
17 8 (13.79%) Spring
18 7 (12.07%) JUnit

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (12.07%) Mule
1 7 (12.07%) Mule ESB
2 6 (10.34%) Apache
3 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.72%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.72%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (1.72%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) GitHub
1 7 (12.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) NFC
1 4 (6.90%) RFID
1 4 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) SMTP
2 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.72%) DB2
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.07%) JUnit
2 7 (12.07%) Spock
2 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.90%) SoapUI
3 4 (6.90%) Gradle
3 4 (6.90%) IntelliJ
4 2 (3.45%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Electronics
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
2 5 (8.62%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (77.59%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.24%) .NET Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Tester
8 2 (3.45%) Junior
9 1 (1.72%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Manager
9 1 (1.72%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (65.52%) Web Services
2 29 (50.00%) REST
3 28 (48.28%) XML
4 20 (34.48%) .NET
5 16 (27.59%) HTML
6 12 (20.69%) CSS
7 11 (18.97%) JSON
7 11 (18.97%) HTML5
8 10 (17.24%) jQuery
9 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
9 9 (15.52%) RESTful
9 9 (15.52%) CSS3
10 8 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (13.79%) Spring
11 7 (12.07%) PhoneGap
11 7 (12.07%) Apache Camel
11 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (12.07%) Spring Security
12 6 (10.34%) Spring Boot
13 5 (8.62%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.62%) DTV
3 4 (6.90%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.17%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.45%) Clustering
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.72%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Android
2 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.90%) Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Windows
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) TDD
3 18 (31.03%) Scrum
4 11 (18.97%) MVC
5 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
5 9 (15.52%) SOA
6 7 (12.07%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (12.07%) MVVM
7 6 (10.34%) Microservices
8 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.62%) B2B
8 5 (8.62%) Migration
8 5 (8.62%) Programme Management
8 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.90%) Kanban
9 4 (6.90%) Procure-to-pay
9 4 (6.90%) Mobile Development
9 4 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) Java
2 19 (32.76%) C#
3 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.79%) SQL
5 5 (8.62%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) PHP5
6 2 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (1.72%) VBA
7 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) CA LISA
1 2 (3.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) SAP
2 7 (12.07%) Twitter
3 6 (10.34%) CA
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle
5 4 (6.90%) Syclo
5 4 (6.90%) Kony
5 4 (6.90%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 4 (6.90%) Sybase
5 4 (6.90%) TIBCO
6 3 (5.17%) IBM
6 3 (5.17%) Zend
7 2 (3.45%) hybris
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.45%) HP
8 1 (1.72%) webMethods
8 1 (1.72%) Akamai
8 1 (1.72%) MuleSoft