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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 74 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 17 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.09% 2.13% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 8.41% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 17
Median daily rate £325 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £292 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.89 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-14.20% -17.71%
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
357 416 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.80% 25.26% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 252 222
Median daily rate £340 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +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 25 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 25 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 +2 6 £325 -16.12%
Nottinghamshire -7 5 £313 -34.21% 3
Leicestershire +2 3 £350 - 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 23 (60.53%) Web Services
2 19 (50.00%) Java
2 19 (50.00%) REST
3 16 (42.11%) XML
4 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 15 (39.47%) HTML
5 14 (36.84%) CSS
6 13 (34.21%) SOA
7 12 (31.58%) SQL
7 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 11 (28.95%) JSON
9 10 (26.32%) Oracle
10 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
10 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
11 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (21.05%) Ajax
11 8 (21.05%) JBoss
12 7 (18.42%) JDBC
12 7 (18.42%) JUnit
12 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
12 7 (18.42%) PHP
12 7 (18.42%) Spring
12 7 (18.42%) BladeLogic
12 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
12 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (18.42%) Java EE
12 7 (18.42%) Cobertura
12 7 (18.42%) BDD
12 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
12 7 (18.42%) JBehave

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 8 (21.05%) JBoss
2 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
3 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.26%) Node.js
4 2 (5.26%) WordPress
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) CMS
5 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Force.com
2 5 (13.16%) SaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) MySQL
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.79%) RDBMS
2 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) GIS
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Cobertura
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
1 7 (18.42%) JBehave
1 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
1 7 (18.42%) JUnit
2 6 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.26%) Toad
4 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.63%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) French Language
2 2 (5.26%) German Language
2 2 (5.26%) Italian Language
2 2 (5.26%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Architect
3 9 (23.68%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Integration Architect
5 6 (15.79%) PHP Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Middleware Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Xamarin Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.63%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.63%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) Web Services
2 19 (50.00%) REST
3 16 (42.11%) XML
4 15 (39.47%) HTML
5 14 (36.84%) CSS
6 11 (28.95%) JSON
7 8 (21.05%) Ajax
8 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
8 7 (18.42%) Java EE
8 7 (18.42%) JDBC
8 7 (18.42%) Spring
9 6 (15.79%) DHTML
9 6 (15.79%) JPA
9 6 (15.79%) RESTful
9 6 (15.79%) Visualforce
10 5 (13.16%) .NET
10 5 (13.16%) IBM Integration Bus
10 5 (13.16%) Middleware
11 4 (10.53%) LAMP
11 4 (10.53%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.89%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Blog
3 1 (2.63%) DataPower
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) SOA
2 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
3 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) BDD
4 7 (18.42%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.79%) ETL
5 6 (15.79%) Migration
5 6 (15.79%) MVC
5 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.79%) TDD
6 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
6 5 (13.16%) OO
6 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
6 5 (13.16%) Web Development
6 5 (13.16%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (7.89%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) PHP
5 6 (15.79%) Apex Code
5 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 5 (13.16%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) C
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) Scala
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) Informatica
3 6 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (10.53%) Software AG
4 4 (10.53%) webMethods
5 3 (7.89%) Zend
6 2 (5.26%) IBM
6 2 (5.26%) OpenText
6 2 (5.26%) Xamarin
7 1 (2.63%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) Sitecore