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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 98 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 49 38 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.59% 1.60% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.33% 5.33% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 33
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +26.02%
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
919 713 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.91% 30.05% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 348 423
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 43 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £18.15 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Hertfordshire -17 14 £391 +25.20% 7
Suffolk 0 11 £420 +11.25% 1
Essex -6 10 £413 +11.18% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £350 +8.52% 7
Norfolk - 4 £406 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £350 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 65 (76.47%) XML
2 64 (75.29%) Web Services
3 41 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (47.06%) SQL
5 36 (42.35%) C#
6 35 (41.18%) HTML
7 34 (40.00%) Java
7 34 (40.00%) .NET
8 33 (38.82%) JavaScript
9 32 (37.65%) REST
10 30 (35.29%) CRM
11 29 (34.12%) CSS
12 27 (31.76%) Dynamics CRM
13 26 (30.59%) TDD
13 26 (30.59%) WCF
14 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
15 24 (28.24%) Windows
15 24 (28.24%) Degree
16 23 (27.06%) Ajax
16 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
17 22 (25.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 22 (25.88%) jQuery
17 22 (25.88%) MVVM
18 21 (24.71%) JSON
18 21 (24.71%) Oracle
18 21 (24.71%) Tomcat
18 21 (24.71%) MVC
19 20 (23.53%) Workflow
19 20 (23.53%) Subversion
20 19 (22.35%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (24.71%) Tomcat
2 16 (18.82%) Apache
3 13 (15.29%) SharePoint
4 9 (10.59%) Adobe CQ
5 7 (8.24%) CMS
5 7 (8.24%) MQSeries
6 3 (3.53%) GlassFish
6 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.35%) IIS
8 1 (1.18%) Liferay
8 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.18%) Documentum
8 1 (1.18%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (31.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) SaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) Internet
2 6 (7.06%) HTTP
3 2 (2.35%) LDAP
3 2 (2.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 22 (25.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (21.18%) MySQL
4 11 (12.94%) Relational Database
5 9 (10.59%) RDBMS
6 6 (7.06%) NoSQL
6 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.35%) DB2
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Subversion
2 19 (22.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (22.35%) Eclipse
3 17 (20.00%) Ant
4 15 (17.65%) Maven
5 11 (12.94%) JUnit
6 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
7 8 (9.41%) Selenium
8 6 (7.06%) SoapUI
8 6 (7.06%) IntelliJ
8 6 (7.06%) Mockito
9 5 (5.88%) Log4j
10 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
11 3 (3.53%) JIRA
11 3 (3.53%) JMeter
12 2 (2.35%) VisualVM
12 2 (2.35%) WebDriver
13 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (1.18%) MSTest
13 1 (1.18%) NUnit
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Retail
3 8 (9.41%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.24%) Marketing
5 5 (5.88%) Publishing
6 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.35%) Billing
7 1 (1.18%) Legal
7 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (71.76%) Developer
2 19 (22.35%) CRM Developer
3 17 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 15 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 13 (15.29%) .NET Developer
5 13 (15.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 13 (15.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Architect
7 7 (8.24%) CRM Architect
7 7 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.24%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (5.88%) UI Developer
9 5 (5.88%) UI Programmer
10 4 (4.71%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (76.47%) XML
2 64 (75.29%) Web Services
3 35 (41.18%) HTML
4 34 (40.00%) .NET
5 32 (37.65%) REST
6 29 (34.12%) CSS
7 26 (30.59%) WCF
8 23 (27.06%) Ajax
9 22 (25.88%) jQuery
10 21 (24.71%) JSON
11 19 (22.35%) Spring
11 19 (22.35%) J2EE
11 19 (22.35%) Reactive Extensions
11 19 (22.35%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 16 (18.82%) Silverlight
12 16 (18.82%) XSLT
13 13 (15.29%) JSP
13 13 (15.29%) Hibernate
14 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET
15 10 (11.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) User Experience
2 5 (5.88%) Biology
2 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.88%) Web 2.0
3 4 (4.71%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.53%) Social Media
4 3 (3.53%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) RIA
6 1 (1.18%) DataPower
6 1 (1.18%) Open Source
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.24%) Windows
2 18 (21.18%) UNIX
3 15 (17.65%) Linux
4 6 (7.06%) Solaris
5 5 (5.88%) HPUX
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.29%) CRM
3 26 (30.59%) TDD
4 22 (25.88%) MVVM
5 21 (24.71%) MVC
6 20 (23.53%) Workflow
7 16 (18.82%) Scrum
8 13 (15.29%) Data Modelling
9 11 (12.94%) OO
9 11 (12.94%) Migration
10 10 (11.76%) Data Migration
11 9 (10.59%) Unit Testing
11 9 (10.59%) Content Management
11 9 (10.59%) E-Commerce
12 7 (8.24%) Performance Testing
12 7 (8.24%) BDD
13 6 (7.06%) Project Planning
13 6 (7.06%) Waterfall
14 5 (5.88%) Use Case
14 5 (5.88%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.06%) SQL
2 36 (42.35%) C#
3 34 (40.00%) Java
4 33 (38.82%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.41%) T-SQL
6 7 (8.24%) XPath
7 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.18%) XAML
8 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (28.24%) Degree
2 14 (16.47%) MCITP
2 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.06%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.53%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.53%) ISEB
5 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Opsview
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.71%) Oracle
3 8 (9.41%) IBM
3 8 (9.41%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.88%) Interwoven
4 5 (5.88%) Sun
5 3 (3.53%) SAP
5 3 (3.53%) Siebel
5 3 (3.53%) JBoss
6 2 (2.35%) Splunk
6 2 (2.35%) webMethods
6 2 (2.35%) Adobe
7 1 (1.18%) Google
7 1 (1.18%) Software AG
7 1 (1.18%) Informatica
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.18%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.18%) Facebook
7 1 (1.18%) Twitter
Hertfordshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago