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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 44 52 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +56
Contract jobs citing SOAP 89 90 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.52% 3.39% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.98% 11.92% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 63 23
Average daily rate £515 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.75% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £257 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +13.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.89 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.78% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.14 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.05% +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 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
594 755 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.51% 28.48% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 417 477
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £35.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +6.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 April 2016.

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 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 30 £240 -36.00% 9
Bedfordshire +22 25 £590 +96.66%
Hertfordshire +6 12 £525 +20.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +3 12 £515 +28.75% 15
Suffolk -3 10 £350 -12.50% 3
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 107 (67.30%) REST
2 99 (62.26%) Web Services
3 81 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (47.17%) SOA
5 66 (41.51%) XML
6 63 (39.62%) .NET
7 61 (38.36%) C#
7 61 (38.36%) Microsoft
8 57 (35.85%) Java
9 42 (26.42%) SQL Server
10 41 (25.79%) Middleware
11 39 (24.53%) TDD
12 34 (21.38%) Software Engineering
12 34 (21.38%) SQL
12 34 (21.38%) Open Source
13 32 (20.13%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (20.13%) WCF
14 31 (19.50%) JSON
15 30 (18.87%) E-Commerce
16 29 (18.24%) HTML
16 29 (18.24%) Microservices
17 27 (16.98%) Red Hat
17 27 (16.98%) Oracle
18 26 (16.35%) Reverse Engineering
19 25 (15.72%) RESTful
20 24 (15.09%) AngularJS
21 23 (14.47%) Data Modelling
21 23 (14.47%) CRM
21 23 (14.47%) .NET Framework
22 21 (13.21%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 21 (13.21%) JBoss
2 17 (10.69%) Apache ServiceMix
2 17 (10.69%) IIS
2 17 (10.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (8.18%) WebLogic
3 13 (8.18%) WebSphere
4 12 (7.55%) Oracle Service Bus
5 11 (6.92%) CMS
6 10 (6.29%) Apache
7 8 (5.03%) Confluence
8 7 (4.40%) GlassFish
9 6 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
10 4 (2.52%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.52%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.26%) Mule
11 2 (1.26%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.63%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 21 (13.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (8.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (6.29%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.89%) Maximo
4 2 (1.26%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.81%) SaaS
3 11 (6.92%) Force.com
4 10 (6.29%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (6.29%) Heroku
5 3 (1.89%) GitHub
5 3 (1.89%) IaaS
5 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.89%) PaaS
6 2 (1.26%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.63%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.14%) FTP
2 4 (2.52%) Internet
2 4 (2.52%) LDAP
3 3 (1.89%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.63%) DNS
4 1 (0.63%) Megaco
4 1 (0.63%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.58%) MySQL
3 10 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.89%) GIS
6 3 (1.89%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.26%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.63%) Big Data
8 1 (0.63%) DB2
8 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (7.55%) JIRA
1 12 (7.55%) SoapUI
2 10 (6.29%) EasyMock
2 10 (6.29%) Mockito
3 8 (5.03%) Maven
4 7 (4.40%) AccuRev
4 7 (4.40%) Ant
4 7 (4.40%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.52%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.89%) Subversion
6 3 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.89%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.26%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.26%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.26%) VisualVM
8 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.63%) Gradle
8 1 (0.63%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.63%) Xcode
General
1 18 (11.32%) Finance
2 7 (4.40%) Legal
2 7 (4.40%) Retail
3 6 (3.77%) Marketing
4 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.26%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 89 (55.97%) Developer
2 51 (32.08%) Architect
3 38 (23.90%) Java Developer
4 28 (17.61%) Technical Architect
5 19 (11.95%) SOA Developer
6 18 (11.32%) Senior Developer
7 15 (9.43%) .NET Developer
8 14 (8.81%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (8.18%) Designer
9 13 (8.18%) E-Commerce Architect
10 11 (6.92%) XML Developer
11 10 (6.29%) Consultant
11 10 (6.29%) Senior Architect
11 10 (6.29%) Senior Designer
12 9 (5.66%) Agile Developer
12 9 (5.66%) Integration Architect
12 9 (5.66%) Salesforce.com Architect
12 9 (5.66%) SQL Developer
13 8 (5.03%) C# Developer
13 8 (5.03%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (67.30%) REST
2 99 (62.26%) Web Services
3 66 (41.51%) XML
4 63 (39.62%) .NET
5 41 (25.79%) Middleware
6 32 (20.13%) WCF
7 31 (19.50%) JSON
8 29 (18.24%) HTML
9 25 (15.72%) RESTful
10 24 (15.09%) AngularJS
11 23 (14.47%) .NET Framework
12 21 (13.21%) Apache Camel
12 21 (13.21%) XSD
12 21 (13.21%) XSLT
13 16 (10.06%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (10.06%) jQuery
14 14 (8.81%) TopLink
15 13 (8.18%) ASP.NET
15 13 (8.18%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (8.18%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.13%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 16 (10.06%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (10.06%) Mobile App
4 12 (7.55%) Data Integration
5 7 (4.40%) Data Structures
5 7 (4.40%) User Experience
6 6 (3.77%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.52%) Clustering
7 4 (2.52%) Replication
8 3 (1.89%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.89%) DataPower
9 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.26%) iPad
9 2 (1.26%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.63%) FMCG
10 1 (0.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.81%) Windows
2 11 (6.92%) Android
2 11 (6.92%) Apple iOS
3 9 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.77%) Unix
5 4 (2.52%) Linux
5 4 (2.52%) Solaris
6 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (47.17%) SOA
3 39 (24.53%) TDD
4 34 (21.38%) Open Source
4 34 (21.38%) Software Engineering
5 30 (18.87%) E-Commerce
6 29 (18.24%) Microservices
7 26 (16.35%) Reverse Engineering
8 23 (14.47%) CRM
8 23 (14.47%) Data Modelling
9 18 (11.32%) Low Latency
9 18 (11.32%) MVC
9 18 (11.32%) User Stories
10 17 (10.69%) DevOps
11 15 (9.43%) ETL
11 15 (9.43%) Scrum
12 14 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (8.81%) Migration
12 14 (8.81%) OO
13 13 (8.18%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (38.36%) C#
2 57 (35.85%) Java
3 34 (21.38%) SQL
4 18 (11.32%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.18%) Apex Code
6 12 (7.55%) SOQL
7 8 (5.03%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.52%) C++
8 4 (2.52%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.89%) Groovy
10 2 (1.26%) ABAP
11 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.63%) PHP
11 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (2.52%) ISEB
2 2 (1.26%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) Degree
3 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.63%) MCITP
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.77%) SLA
2 4 (2.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.26%) Opsview
3 1 (0.63%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 61 (38.36%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.98%) Oracle
2 27 (16.98%) Red Hat
3 20 (12.58%) WSO2
4 19 (11.95%) Google
5 15 (9.43%) SAP
6 14 (8.81%) IBM
7 13 (8.18%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (6.29%) Siebel
9 7 (4.40%) Atlassian
10 5 (3.14%) HP
11 4 (2.52%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.89%) BEA
12 3 (1.89%) Citrix
12 3 (1.89%) ESRI
12 3 (1.89%) VMware
12 3 (1.89%) webMethods
13 2 (1.26%) MuleSoft
13 2 (1.26%) PeopleSoft
13 2 (1.26%) Software AG
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