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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 57 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing SOAP 42 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.40% 1.60% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.72% 5.72% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +18.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £271 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £423 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
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
432 437 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.66% 28.01% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 251 177
Average daily rate £325 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 26 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 1 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 1 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 +5 15 £475 +38.68% 5
Derbyshire +8 11 £313 +13.63% 4
Lincolnshire - 7 £425 - 2
Leicestershire +4 5 £425 +11.47% 4
Northamptonshire -13 3 £379 -12.17% 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 39 (68.42%) Web Services
2 28 (49.12%) XML
2 28 (49.12%) REST
3 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (40.35%) Java
5 19 (33.33%) .NET
5 19 (33.33%) TDD
6 18 (31.58%) Scrum
6 18 (31.58%) C#
7 16 (28.07%) HTML
8 14 (24.56%) Finance
9 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
9 13 (22.81%) Mobile App
10 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
10 12 (21.05%) SAP
10 12 (21.05%) CSS
11 11 (19.30%) MVC
11 11 (19.30%) HTML5
12 10 (17.54%) JSON
12 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
12 10 (17.54%) SOA
13 9 (15.79%) Apache
13 9 (15.79%) jQuery
13 9 (15.79%) CSS3
14 8 (14.04%) Twitter
14 8 (14.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (14.04%) MVVM
14 8 (14.04%) RESTful
14 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
14 8 (14.04%) WSDL

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (15.79%) Apache
2 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.28%) Mule
2 7 (12.28%) Mule ESB
3 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.51%) IIS
6 1 (1.75%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.75%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (1.75%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) SaaS
1 7 (12.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) HTTP
2 4 (7.02%) NFC
2 4 (7.02%) RFID
3 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) MySQL
3 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.28%) JUnit
2 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.28%) Spock
3 5 (8.77%) IntelliJ
3 5 (8.77%) Gradle
4 4 (7.02%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.51%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.51%) Introscope
6 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.75%) Ant
6 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.75%) JDeveloper
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.77%) Electronics
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.77%) Marketing
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (77.19%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Middleware Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Tester
9 2 (3.51%) Junior
9 2 (3.51%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Test Manager
10 1 (1.75%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.75%) Analyst
10 1 (1.75%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.75%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (68.42%) Web Services
2 28 (49.12%) XML
2 28 (49.12%) REST
3 19 (33.33%) .NET
4 16 (28.07%) HTML
5 12 (21.05%) CSS
6 11 (19.30%) HTML5
7 10 (17.54%) JSON
7 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
8 9 (15.79%) jQuery
8 9 (15.79%) CSS3
9 8 (14.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (14.04%) RESTful
9 8 (14.04%) WSDL
10 7 (12.28%) Spring
10 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (12.28%) Spring Security
10 7 (12.28%) Apache Camel
10 7 (12.28%) PhoneGap
11 6 (10.53%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.77%) DTV
3 4 (7.02%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.26%) DataPower
5 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.75%) Clustering
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Android
3 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.26%) Windows
5 2 (3.51%) UNIX
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) TDD
3 18 (31.58%) Scrum
4 11 (19.30%) MVC
5 10 (17.54%) SOA
6 8 (14.04%) MVVM
6 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.28%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (10.53%) Microservices
9 5 (8.77%) Programme Management
9 5 (8.77%) Migration
9 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.77%) B2B
9 5 (8.77%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.02%) Procure-to-pay
10 4 (7.02%) Kanban
10 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.02%) B2C
10 4 (7.02%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) Java
2 18 (31.58%) C#
3 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.28%) SQL
5 4 (7.02%) PHP
6 2 (3.51%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) VBA
7 1 (1.75%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) CA LISA
1 2 (3.51%) CA Wily
1 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (3.51%) WMI
2 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) SAP
2 8 (14.04%) Twitter
2 8 (14.04%) CA
3 4 (7.02%) Kony
3 4 (7.02%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 4 (7.02%) Syclo
3 4 (7.02%) TIBCO
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) Sybase
4 3 (5.26%) Zend
5 2 (3.51%) hybris
5 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.51%) HP
5 2 (3.51%) IBM
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.75%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) webMethods
6 1 (1.75%) Akamai
6 1 (1.75%) MuleSoft
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