The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 104 101 115
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 39 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.29% 1.01% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.37% 3.48% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £219 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
893 689 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.50% 28.96% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 375 428
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 70
Average hourly rate £33.73 £31.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £22.66 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
SOAP
England

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
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 30 July 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
Suffolk -12 12 £356 -16.17% 2
Hertfordshire -3 10 £375 +41.50% 4
Cambridgeshire -4 8 £425 +13.33% 7
Essex 0 3 £400 - 3
Norfolk -10 3 £300 -20.00% 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 49 (62.03%) Web Services
2 48 (60.76%) XML
3 39 (49.37%) C#
4 38 (48.10%) SQL
5 37 (46.84%) .NET
6 33 (41.77%) SQL Server
7 31 (39.24%) HTML
8 30 (37.97%) JavaScript
9 27 (34.18%) CRM
10 26 (32.91%) TDD
11 25 (31.65%) Java
11 25 (31.65%) CSS
11 25 (31.65%) MVC
12 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
12 23 (29.11%) Windows
12 23 (29.11%) Dynamics CRM
12 23 (29.11%) REST
13 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (27.85%) WCF
14 21 (26.58%) MySQL
15 20 (25.32%) Oracle
15 20 (25.32%) ASP.NET
15 20 (25.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (24.05%) Ajax
16 19 (24.05%) jQuery
17 18 (22.78%) Silverlight
17 18 (22.78%) Degree
18 16 (20.25%) Finance
19 15 (18.99%) JSON
19 15 (18.99%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (15.19%) Tomcat
2 11 (13.92%) Apache
3 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.59%) MQSeries
4 6 (7.59%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (6.33%) CMS
6 4 (5.06%) Drupal
7 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.53%) IIS
7 2 (2.53%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.53%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.27%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Project
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (29.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) SaaS
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.27%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) Internet
2 5 (6.33%) HTTP
3 4 (5.06%) Firewall
4 2 (2.53%) LDAP
4 2 (2.53%) Intranet
4 2 (2.53%) Extranet
4 2 (2.53%) IPv4
4 2 (2.53%) IPv6
4 2 (2.53%) SAN
4 2 (2.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.77%) SQL Server
2 21 (26.58%) MySQL
3 20 (25.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (15.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.86%) RDBMS
6 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.53%) DB2
8 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.27%) Big Data
9 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (17.72%) Subversion
3 13 (16.46%) Ant
4 12 (15.19%) Maven
4 12 (15.19%) JUnit
5 11 (13.92%) Eclipse
6 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
7 6 (7.59%) Selenium
8 5 (6.33%) Mockito
8 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio
9 4 (5.06%) IntelliJ
9 4 (5.06%) Log4j
9 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
10 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.53%) JMeter
11 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.53%) VisualVM
12 1 (1.27%) LoadUI
12 1 (1.27%) CruiseControl
12 1 (1.27%) NUnit
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Retail
3 6 (7.59%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.06%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Advertising
5 2 (2.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (72.15%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) CRM Developer
3 13 (16.46%) Architect
3 13 (16.46%) C# Developer
3 13 (16.46%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Java Developer
5 11 (13.92%) .NET Developer
5 11 (13.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (8.86%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.86%) CRM Architect
6 7 (8.86%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.80%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (62.03%) Web Services
2 48 (60.76%) XML
3 37 (46.84%) .NET
4 31 (39.24%) HTML
5 25 (31.65%) CSS
6 23 (29.11%) REST
7 22 (27.85%) WCF
8 20 (25.32%) ASP.NET
9 19 (24.05%) Ajax
9 19 (24.05%) jQuery
10 18 (22.78%) Silverlight
11 15 (18.99%) JSON
12 14 (17.72%) XSLT
13 13 (16.46%) .NET Framework
13 13 (16.46%) Spring
13 13 (16.46%) WPF
13 13 (16.46%) Reactive Extensions
13 13 (16.46%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 8 (10.13%) LINQ
14 8 (10.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.06%) Data Integration
2 4 (5.06%) Web 2.0
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) DataPower
3 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.53%) RIA
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.11%) Windows
2 12 (15.19%) Linux
2 12 (15.19%) UNIX
3 4 (5.06%) HPUX
3 4 (5.06%) Solaris
4 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) CRM
2 26 (32.91%) TDD
3 25 (31.65%) MVC
4 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (18.99%) MVVM
6 14 (17.72%) Workflow
7 11 (13.92%) OO
7 11 (13.92%) Data Modelling
8 10 (12.66%) Unit Testing
8 10 (12.66%) Migration
8 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
9 9 (11.39%) Data Migration
9 9 (11.39%) Scrum
10 8 (10.13%) Project Planning
11 7 (8.86%) Performance Testing
11 7 (8.86%) BDD
12 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.59%) Content Management
12 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
13 5 (6.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) C#
2 38 (48.10%) SQL
3 30 (37.97%) JavaScript
4 25 (31.65%) Java
5 9 (11.39%) T-SQL
6 7 (8.86%) PHP
7 5 (6.33%) XPath
7 5 (6.33%) Python
8 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.27%) PHP5
9 1 (1.27%) Scala
9 1 (1.27%) Groovy
9 1 (1.27%) XAML
9 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Degree
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.39%) MCITP
3 4 (5.06%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.53%) ISEB
4 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
1 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.32%) Oracle
3 7 (8.86%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (6.33%) IBM
5 4 (5.06%) Sun
5 4 (5.06%) Interwoven
6 3 (3.80%) Siebel
6 3 (3.80%) SAP
7 2 (2.53%) JBoss
7 2 (2.53%) webMethods
7 2 (2.53%) VMware
7 2 (2.53%) Splunk
8 1 (1.27%) Perforce
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.27%) Software AG
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