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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England / East of England
Rank 87 46 71
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +25
Contract jobs citing SOAP 33 80 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.57% 3.39% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.55% 12.82% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 36
Median daily rate £456 £510 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.53% +27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +13.19%
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 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
595 624 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.23% 26.46% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 389 444
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 31
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £55.20 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 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
Essex -14 16 £475 +72.72% 1
Hertfordshire -12 10 £375 -40.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £275 -45.54% 6
Suffolk -5 3 £350 - 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 of England region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 48 (69.57%) Web Services
2 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (46.38%) Java
4 30 (43.48%) REST
5 29 (42.03%) SOA
6 28 (40.58%) XML
7 26 (37.68%) Scrum
8 23 (33.33%) TDD
9 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
9 22 (31.88%) JMS
10 21 (30.43%) C#
10 21 (30.43%) .NET
11 19 (27.54%) HTML
11 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (26.09%) Oracle
13 17 (24.64%) Finance
13 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
13 17 (24.64%) XSLT
14 15 (21.74%) WebLogic
14 15 (21.74%) SAP
14 15 (21.74%) J2EE
14 15 (21.74%) Telecoms
14 15 (21.74%) MVC
14 15 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 14 (20.29%) Digital Marketing
15 14 (20.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 14 (20.29%) Programme Management
15 14 (20.29%) Marketing
15 14 (20.29%) Electronics
15 14 (20.29%) Manufacturing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 15 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 15 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.14%) IIS
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (10.14%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.25%) Apache
4 4 (5.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (4.35%) CMS
5 3 (4.35%) Confluence
5 3 (4.35%) MQSeries
5 3 (4.35%) Mule
5 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.45%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 14 (20.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.45%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Internet
2 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.35%) SSL
4 2 (2.90%) HTTP
5 1 (1.45%) FTP
5 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.04%) MySQL
3 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
6 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (4.35%) DB2
8 3 (4.35%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) SoapUI
2 12 (17.39%) Subversion
3 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
4 8 (11.59%) JIRA
5 7 (10.14%) Maven
6 5 (7.25%) AccuRev
6 5 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
6 5 (7.25%) FxCop
6 5 (7.25%) ReSharper
6 5 (7.25%) StyleCop
7 4 (5.80%) Moq
8 3 (4.35%) Ant
8 3 (4.35%) JUnit
8 3 (4.35%) Log4j
8 3 (4.35%) Mockito
8 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.45%) Mocha
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 15 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 14 (20.29%) Electronics
3 14 (20.29%) Manufacturing
3 14 (20.29%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (72.46%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 14 (20.29%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.49%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Test Automation Specialist
5 8 (11.59%) Test Specialist
6 5 (7.25%) Architect
7 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Digital Developer
7 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce Architect
7 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Java Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Java Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.80%) SOA Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) WCF Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (69.57%) Web Services
2 30 (43.48%) REST
3 28 (40.58%) XML
4 22 (31.88%) JMS
5 21 (30.43%) .NET
6 19 (27.54%) HTML
7 17 (24.64%) XSLT
8 15 (21.74%) J2EE
9 14 (20.29%) CSS
10 13 (18.84%) RESTful
11 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET
11 12 (17.39%) WCF
12 11 (15.94%) .NET Framework
12 11 (15.94%) XSD
13 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (14.49%) JSON
13 10 (14.49%) Middleware
14 9 (13.04%) JPA
15 8 (11.59%) Entity Framework
15 8 (11.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Contactless
1 4 (5.80%) EMV
2 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) DataPower
3 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.45%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) iSeries
3 1 (1.45%) Life Science
3 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) RIA
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Linux
2 11 (15.94%) Unix
3 5 (7.25%) Windows
4 4 (5.80%) Solaris
5 3 (4.35%) HPUX
5 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.45%) Android
6 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.03%) SOA
3 26 (37.68%) Scrum
4 23 (33.33%) TDD
5 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (21.74%) MVC
7 14 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (20.29%) Digital Marketing
7 14 (20.29%) Programme Management
8 13 (18.84%) E-Commerce
9 12 (17.39%) DevOps
10 11 (15.94%) OOP
10 11 (15.94%) SOLID
11 9 (13.04%) Integration Testing
11 9 (13.04%) OO
11 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
12 8 (11.59%) BDD
13 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (8.70%) SDLC
14 5 (7.25%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) Java
2 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
3 21 (30.43%) C#
4 11 (15.94%) SQL
5 6 (8.70%) VBScript
6 5 (7.25%) PHP
7 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.35%) Perl
7 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.35%) XAML
8 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.45%) C
9 1 (1.45%) Groovy
9 1 (1.45%) Python
9 1 (1.45%) Ruby
9 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Oracle
2 15 (21.74%) SAP
3 11 (15.94%) IBM
4 5 (7.25%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.80%) Zend
6 3 (4.35%) ATG
6 3 (4.35%) Blue Martini
6 3 (4.35%) Elastic Path
6 3 (4.35%) Interwoven
6 3 (4.35%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.35%) WSO2
7 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.45%) BEA
8 1 (1.45%) BT
8 1 (1.45%) Genesys
8 1 (1.45%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.45%) webMethods
8 1 (1.45%) Xamarin
Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago