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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 89 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 60 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.94% 2.04% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.34% 6.57% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 31
Average daily rate
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£405 £336 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £244 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.69%
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
947 746 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.64% 31.01% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 381 418
Average daily rate £400 £338 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 47
Average hourly rate £32.36 £39.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.01% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.79 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -12 22 £396 +31.87% 4
Essex -15 15 £425 +14.55% 4
Suffolk -4 9 £420 +23.98% 1
Norfolk -5 6 £394 - 2
Cambridgeshire -6 5 £350 +22.80% 3
Bedfordshire - 2 £350 - 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 77 (77.78%) Web Services
2 73 (73.74%) XML
3 53 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (47.47%) Java
5 45 (45.45%) SQL
6 41 (41.41%) JavaScript
6 41 (41.41%) HTML
7 40 (40.40%) REST
8 38 (38.38%) TDD
9 37 (37.37%) CSS
10 34 (34.34%) C#
11 31 (31.31%) .NET
11 31 (31.31%) Eclipse
12 30 (30.30%) UNIX
12 30 (30.30%) Ant
13 29 (29.29%) Windows
13 29 (29.29%) CRM
13 29 (29.29%) Ajax
14 28 (28.28%) Linux
15 27 (27.27%) Subversion
15 27 (27.27%) WCF
16 26 (26.26%) Dynamics CRM
16 26 (26.26%) Scrum
17 25 (25.25%) J2EE
17 25 (25.25%) MySQL
18 24 (24.24%) Tomcat
19 23 (23.23%) MVC
19 23 (23.23%) Microsoft
19 23 (23.23%) Degree
19 23 (23.23%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 24 (24.24%) Tomcat
2 20 (20.20%) Apache
3 12 (12.12%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.08%) CMS
4 8 (8.08%) WebSphere
4 8 (8.08%) Adobe CQ
5 7 (7.07%) MQSeries
6 3 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.02%) JBoss
7 2 (2.02%) Node.js
7 2 (2.02%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.01%) Liferay
8 1 (1.01%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (1.01%) WildFly
8 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.01%) IIS
8 1 (1.01%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (26.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) SaaS
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Internet
2 5 (5.05%) HTTP
3 2 (2.02%) LDAP
4 1 (1.01%) DNS
4 1 (1.01%) Firewall
4 1 (1.01%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.01%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.01%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.25%) MySQL
2 22 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
4 19 (19.19%) Relational Database
5 13 (13.13%) RDBMS
6 7 (7.07%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.02%) DB2
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (31.31%) Eclipse
2 30 (30.30%) Ant
3 27 (27.27%) Subversion
4 23 (23.23%) Maven
5 17 (17.17%) Git (software)
5 17 (17.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (16.16%) JUnit
7 12 (12.12%) SoapUI
8 11 (11.11%) Mockito
8 11 (11.11%) IntelliJ
9 8 (8.08%) Selenium
10 5 (5.05%) WebDriver
11 4 (4.04%) Log4j
12 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
12 3 (3.03%) JMeter
13 2 (2.02%) JIRA
14 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (1.01%) MSTest
14 1 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (20.20%) Finance
2 13 (13.13%) Marketing
3 8 (8.08%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.08%) Retail
4 5 (5.05%) Publishing
5 2 (2.02%) Billing
5 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Games
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (71.72%) Developer
2 27 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 19 (19.19%) CRM Developer
4 14 (14.14%) C# Developer
5 13 (13.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 12 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (12.12%) .NET Developer
6 12 (12.12%) Architect
7 9 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (7.07%) CRM Architect
8 7 (7.07%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 7 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.06%) Tester
10 5 (5.05%) UI Programmer
10 5 (5.05%) UI Developer
11 4 (4.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Applications Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Web Developer
12 3 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (77.78%) Web Services
2 73 (73.74%) XML
3 41 (41.41%) HTML
4 40 (40.40%) REST
5 37 (37.37%) CSS
6 31 (31.31%) .NET
7 29 (29.29%) Ajax
8 27 (27.27%) WCF
9 25 (25.25%) J2EE
10 23 (23.23%) JSON
10 23 (23.23%) Spring
11 19 (19.19%) Reactive Extensions
11 19 (19.19%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 18 (18.18%) jQuery
13 17 (17.17%) HTML5
13 17 (17.17%) JSP
14 13 (13.13%) XSLT
15 12 (12.12%) JDBC
15 12 (12.12%) Hibernate
15 12 (12.12%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) User Experience
2 5 (5.05%) Biology
2 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.04%) Web 2.0
4 3 (3.03%) Social Media
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.01%) RIA
6 1 (1.01%) Online Games
6 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.01%) Open Source
6 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.30%) UNIX
2 29 (29.29%) Windows
3 28 (28.28%) Linux
4 10 (10.10%) Solaris
5 4 (4.04%) HPUX
6 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.38%) TDD
3 29 (29.29%) CRM
4 26 (26.26%) Scrum
5 23 (23.23%) MVC
6 22 (22.22%) MVVM
7 20 (20.20%) Workflow
8 14 (14.14%) OO
9 13 (13.13%) Data Modelling
9 13 (13.13%) Content Management
9 13 (13.13%) Unit Testing
10 11 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 11 (11.11%) BDD
10 11 (11.11%) User Stories
10 11 (11.11%) Migration
11 10 (10.10%) Data Migration
12 9 (9.09%) Use Case
13 8 (8.08%) Performance Testing
13 8 (8.08%) E-Commerce
14 7 (7.07%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.47%) Java
2 45 (45.45%) SQL
3 41 (41.41%) JavaScript
4 34 (34.34%) C#
5 7 (7.07%) XPath
6 5 (5.05%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.01%) C++
8 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.01%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (23.23%) Degree
2 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (14.14%) MCITP
3 5 (5.05%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.03%) ISEB
5 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) NFS
1 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.01%) vSphere
1 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.01%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) SCOM
1 1 (1.01%) Puppet
1 1 (1.01%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (23.23%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.22%) Oracle
3 11 (11.11%) IBM
4 8 (8.08%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.04%) Sun
5 4 (4.04%) Interwoven
6 3 (3.03%) SAP
6 3 (3.03%) Siebel
7 2 (2.02%) Progress
7 2 (2.02%) Adobe
8 1 (1.01%) Dell
8 1 (1.01%) Citrix
8 1 (1.01%) Cisco
8 1 (1.01%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.01%) webMethods
8 1 (1.01%) VMware
8 1 (1.01%) Google
8 1 (1.01%) Splunk
8 1 (1.01%) Facebook
8 1 (1.01%) Twitter
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