The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 51 108 92
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -16
Contract jobs citing SOAP 89 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.16% 1.17% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.11% 4.22% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 23 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +55.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £338 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -
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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
735 829 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.11% 27.68% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 503 361
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the East of England region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the East of England region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 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
Essex +37 48 £375 -
Hertfordshire 0 15 £450 +20.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +10 14 £400 -4.76% 8
Suffolk +3 9 £400 +6.66% 2
Norfolk +6 6 £400 - 2
Bedfordshire - 6 £325 -
East Anglia - 1 £400 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 96 (68.57%) Web Services
2 89 (63.57%) XML
3 71 (50.71%) Java
4 70 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (40.71%) REST
6 56 (40.00%) HTML
7 51 (36.43%) J2EE
8 49 (35.00%) SQL Server
9 48 (34.29%) TDD
10 47 (33.57%) SQL
11 38 (27.14%) TopLink
12 37 (26.43%) HTML5
13 35 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 35 (25.00%) CSS
14 32 (22.86%) IBM
15 31 (22.14%) C#
16 29 (20.71%) Linux
16 29 (20.71%) SoapUI
17 27 (19.29%) Relational Database
17 27 (19.29%) UNIX
17 27 (19.29%) Scrum
18 26 (18.57%) Windows
19 25 (17.86%) Eclipse
20 24 (17.14%) Ajax
21 23 (16.43%) WebSphere
21 23 (16.43%) SOA
21 23 (16.43%) EclipseLink
22 22 (15.71%) .NET
23 21 (15.00%) Ant
23 21 (15.00%) Solaris

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 23 (16.43%) WebSphere
2 18 (12.86%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (7.86%) WebLogic
4 10 (7.14%) IIS
4 10 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.14%) JBoss
5 7 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (4.29%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (2.14%) CMS
8 2 (1.43%) Confluence
8 2 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.43%) Mule
8 2 (1.43%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.71%) Jetty
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (2.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Project
2 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Maximo
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.14%) PaaS
3 8 (5.71%) SaaS
4 2 (1.43%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.43%) Office 365
4 2 (1.43%) IaaS
4 2 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) FTP
2 4 (2.86%) Internet
3 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.43%) HTTP
4 2 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (19.29%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.57%) MySQL
5 3 (2.14%) DB2
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.43%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 29 (20.71%) SoapUI
2 25 (17.86%) Eclipse
3 21 (15.00%) Ant
4 11 (7.86%) Selenium
5 10 (7.14%) AccuRev
5 10 (7.14%) Maven
5 10 (7.14%) JUnit
6 8 (5.71%) Subversion
6 8 (5.71%) LoadRunner
7 7 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (4.29%) JIRA
9 4 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (2.14%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.14%) Hudson
10 3 (2.14%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.43%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.43%) JMeter
11 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (13.57%) Marketing
2 10 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.71%) Automotive
4 6 (4.29%) Finance
4 6 (4.29%) Legal
5 5 (3.57%) Retail
6 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (65.00%) Developer
2 51 (36.43%) Java Developer
3 23 (16.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 19 (13.57%) Architect
5 17 (12.14%) BizTalk Developer
6 14 (10.00%) Analyst
7 12 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (8.57%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (6.43%) Test Analyst
10 7 (5.00%) Integration Architect
10 7 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
11 6 (4.29%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.29%) Applications Architect
12 5 (3.57%) Consultant
13 4 (2.86%) Designer
13 4 (2.86%) Test Leader
13 4 (2.86%) Performance Analyst
13 4 (2.86%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (68.57%) Web Services
2 89 (63.57%) XML
3 57 (40.71%) REST
4 56 (40.00%) HTML
5 51 (36.43%) J2EE
6 38 (27.14%) TopLink
7 37 (26.43%) HTML5
8 35 (25.00%) CSS
9 24 (17.14%) Ajax
10 23 (16.43%) EclipseLink
11 22 (15.71%) .NET
12 21 (15.00%) Hibernate
13 20 (14.29%) WCF
14 19 (13.57%) JSF
15 18 (12.86%) JAX-RS
15 18 (12.86%) XHTML
15 18 (12.86%) JAX-WS
16 16 (11.43%) PrimeFaces
17 12 (8.57%) Spring
18 11 (7.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.43%) Data Integration
3 8 (5.71%) GIS
4 7 (5.00%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.86%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.14%) User Experience
6 3 (2.14%) DataPower
7 2 (1.43%) RIA
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) Clustering
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.71%) Linux
2 27 (19.29%) UNIX
3 26 (18.57%) Windows
4 21 (15.00%) Solaris
5 2 (1.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (34.29%) TDD
3 27 (19.29%) Scrum
4 23 (16.43%) SOA
5 19 (13.57%) Content Management
5 19 (13.57%) OO
5 19 (13.57%) User Stories
6 18 (12.86%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (11.43%) Use Case
8 15 (10.71%) RUP
9 14 (10.00%) Validation
10 13 (9.29%) ETL
11 11 (7.86%) B2C
12 10 (7.14%) MVC
13 8 (5.71%) TOGAF
14 7 (5.00%) CRM
15 6 (4.29%) Performance Testing
15 6 (4.29%) SDLC
16 5 (3.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
16 5 (3.57%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 71 (50.71%) Java
2 47 (33.57%) SQL
3 35 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 31 (22.14%) C#
5 5 (3.57%) Perl
6 3 (2.14%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.14%) XPath
7 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.71%) XQuery
8 1 (0.71%) MUMPS
8 1 (0.71%) ABAP
8 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (3.57%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.43%) OpenAM
2 2 (1.43%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (22.86%) IBM
2 19 (13.57%) Oracle
3 9 (6.43%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.71%) Citrix
4 8 (5.71%) VMware
4 8 (5.71%) ESRI
5 6 (4.29%) TIBCO
5 6 (4.29%) HP
6 4 (2.86%) SAP
6 4 (2.86%) Informatica
6 4 (2.86%) Adobe
7 3 (2.14%) Apigee
7 3 (2.14%) Mashery
7 3 (2.14%) ForgeRock
7 3 (2.14%) MKS
7 3 (2.14%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.43%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.43%) Pega
8 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.43%) Intel
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