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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England / East Midlands
Rank 68 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 32 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.17% 1.53% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.96% 5.47% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 12
Median daily rate £369 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £450 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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
460 439 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.21% 27.94% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 256 165
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +21 22 £375 +19.04% 6
Northamptonshire -3 6 - - 7
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 39 (66.10%) Web Services
2 37 (62.71%) SQL
3 26 (44.07%) Java
3 26 (44.07%) XML
4 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
5 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (37.29%) HTML
6 22 (37.29%) CSS
6 22 (37.29%) jQuery
7 21 (35.59%) Hibernate
7 21 (35.59%) Spring
8 20 (33.90%) XSLT
9 18 (30.51%) REST
10 17 (28.81%) XHTML
11 16 (27.12%) JSON
12 14 (23.73%) Maven
12 14 (23.73%) MVC
12 14 (23.73%) .NET
12 14 (23.73%) Eclipse
12 14 (23.73%) SoapUI
12 14 (23.73%) Open Source
13 13 (22.03%) SOA
13 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
14 12 (20.34%) J2EE
14 12 (20.34%) C#
14 12 (20.34%) TDD
14 12 (20.34%) Subversion
15 11 (18.64%) Finance
15 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
15 11 (18.64%) Performance Testing

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 5 (8.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.08%) JBoss
3 1 (1.69%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) FTP
1 2 (3.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.95%) DB2
2 10 (16.95%) DB2 UDB
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) GIS
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Eclipse
1 14 (23.73%) Maven
1 14 (23.73%) SoapUI
2 12 (20.34%) Subversion
3 10 (16.95%) Ant
3 10 (16.95%) JMeter
4 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.47%) Selenium
6 4 (6.78%) gulp
6 4 (6.78%) JIRA
6 4 (6.78%) JUnit
7 3 (5.08%) Gradle
7 3 (5.08%) IntelliJ
7 3 (5.08%) JProfiler
7 3 (5.08%) SonarQube
8 2 (3.39%) Grunt
8 2 (3.39%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.39%) NUnit
9 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (59.32%) Developer
2 21 (35.59%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.95%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Senior Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
5 8 (13.56%) SQL Developer
6 7 (11.86%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (11.86%) C# Developer
6 7 (11.86%) HTML Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Senior SQL Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (66.10%) Web Services
2 26 (44.07%) XML
3 22 (37.29%) CSS
3 22 (37.29%) HTML
3 22 (37.29%) jQuery
4 21 (35.59%) Hibernate
4 21 (35.59%) Spring
5 20 (33.90%) XSLT
6 18 (30.51%) REST
7 17 (28.81%) XHTML
8 16 (27.12%) JSON
9 14 (23.73%) .NET
10 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
11 12 (20.34%) J2EE
12 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework
12 10 (16.95%) JSP
12 10 (16.95%) Struts
12 10 (16.95%) UDDI
12 10 (16.95%) WSDL
12 10 (16.95%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
1 3 (5.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.73%) MVC
2 14 (23.73%) Open Source
3 13 (22.03%) SOA
4 12 (20.34%) TDD
5 11 (18.64%) Performance Testing
6 10 (16.95%) Scrum
6 10 (16.95%) User Stories
7 9 (15.25%) API Testing
8 8 (13.56%) Analytics
8 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
9 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.86%) Time Management
10 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
11 5 (8.47%) OO
11 5 (8.47%) SDLC
12 4 (6.78%) Front End Development
12 4 (6.78%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (62.71%) SQL
2 26 (44.07%) Java
3 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.34%) C#
5 9 (15.25%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.08%) PHP
6 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.39%) C
7 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) VBScript
8 1 (1.69%) XAML
8 1 (1.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) ISEB
2 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) Pega
3 3 (5.08%) Perforce
3 3 (5.08%) Software AG
3 3 (5.08%) webMethods
3 3 (5.08%) WSO2
4 1 (1.69%) Apigee
4 1 (1.69%) ESRI
4 1 (1.69%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.69%) Zend