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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 75 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 21 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.29% 2.40% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.11% 9.61% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 18
Median daily rate £350 £394 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £234 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £488 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
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
411 437 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.20% 24.93% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 261 248
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +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
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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Northamptonshire +10 5 £325 -14.19% 6
Nottinghamshire -12 5 £313 -34.21% 1
Leicestershire +2 4 £363 -14.70% 1
Lincolnshire +2 2 £450 +5.88% 1
Derbyshire -5 2 - -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 34 (72.34%) Web Services
2 26 (55.32%) REST
3 23 (48.94%) XML
3 23 (48.94%) HTML
3 23 (48.94%) Java
4 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
5 19 (40.43%) SQL
6 17 (36.17%) CSS
7 15 (31.91%) SOA
7 15 (31.91%) Ajax
8 13 (27.66%) Oracle
9 12 (25.53%) JSON
10 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
11 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
11 10 (21.28%) PHP
11 10 (21.28%) TDD
12 9 (19.15%) IBM
12 9 (19.15%) J2EE
12 9 (19.15%) MVC
12 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
13 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
13 8 (17.02%) RESTful
13 8 (17.02%) Middleware
13 8 (17.02%) MySQL
13 8 (17.02%) jQuery
14 7 (14.89%) JDBC
14 7 (14.89%) XSLT
14 7 (14.89%) OO
14 7 (14.89%) JBoss

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 7 (14.89%) JBoss
2 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.51%) Node.js
5 3 (6.38%) Apache Solr
6 2 (4.26%) Apache
6 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.26%) WordPress
7 1 (2.13%) CMS
7 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (2.13%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.13%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Force.com
2 5 (10.64%) SaaS
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) MySQL
3 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.64%) DB2
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
4 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.26%) GIS
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.13%) DataStage
6 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) Eclipse
3 5 (10.64%) Cobertura
3 5 (10.64%) JBehave
3 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.64%) JUnit
3 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.51%) Lombardi
5 3 (6.38%) JIRA
6 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.26%) PHPUnit
6 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.26%) Subversion
6 2 (4.26%) Toad
6 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.64%) Marketing
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) French Language
3 2 (4.26%) German Language
3 2 (4.26%) Italian Language
3 2 (4.26%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Architect
3 10 (21.28%) Java Developer
4 9 (19.15%) PHP Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Integration Architect
6 5 (10.64%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Middleware Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Middleware Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Xamarin Developer
7 2 (4.26%) XML Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.13%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (72.34%) Web Services
2 26 (55.32%) REST
3 23 (48.94%) HTML
3 23 (48.94%) XML
4 17 (36.17%) CSS
5 15 (31.91%) Ajax
6 12 (25.53%) JSON
7 9 (19.15%) J2EE
8 8 (17.02%) jQuery
8 8 (17.02%) Middleware
8 8 (17.02%) RESTful
9 7 (14.89%) JDBC
9 7 (14.89%) XSLT
10 6 (12.77%) DHTML
10 6 (12.77%) Hibernate
10 6 (12.77%) HTML5
10 6 (12.77%) LAMP
10 6 (12.77%) Spring
10 6 (12.77%) Symfony
10 6 (12.77%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) DataPower
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.38%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Blog
4 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) SOA
2 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.28%) TDD
4 9 (19.15%) MVC
4 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
5 7 (14.89%) OO
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.77%) ETL
6 6 (12.77%) Migration
6 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.64%) BDD
7 5 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
7 5 (10.64%) OO PHP
7 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
7 5 (10.64%) Web Development
7 5 (10.64%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (8.51%) OOP
8 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) Java
2 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
3 19 (40.43%) SQL
4 10 (21.28%) PHP
5 6 (12.77%) Apex Code
5 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
6 5 (10.64%) C#
7 4 (8.51%) XPath
7 4 (8.51%) XQuery
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) COBOL
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) Scala
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.15%) IBM
4 6 (12.77%) Informatica
4 6 (12.77%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (8.51%) Software AG
5 4 (8.51%) webMethods
6 3 (6.38%) Zend
7 2 (4.26%) OpenText
7 2 (4.26%) Xamarin
8 1 (2.13%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.13%) SAP
8 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
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