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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 88 55 99
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +44
Contract jobs citing SOAP 42 92 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.71% 3.25% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.08% 11.90% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 56 30
Median daily rate £400 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £578 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +7.95%
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
593 773 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.13% 27.27% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 455 589
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 21
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.67 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.08% +46.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £24.00 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £41.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire -1 17 £375 -3.84% 9
Essex 0 9 £475 +72.72% 5
Cambridgeshire -9 6 £400 +33.33% 8
Suffolk -4 4 £425 - 1
Bedfordshire -10 4 £350 -40.42% 4
Norfolk -1 2 £213 -7.60%
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 94 (74.02%) Web Services
2 79 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (59.84%) REST
4 70 (55.12%) Java
5 58 (45.67%) XML
6 48 (37.80%) HTML
7 40 (31.50%) AngularJS
8 37 (29.13%) SQL Server
9 34 (26.77%) SQL
9 34 (26.77%) TDD
10 33 (25.98%) C#
11 30 (23.62%) .NET
11 30 (23.62%) SOA
12 29 (22.83%) Finance
12 29 (22.83%) Scrum
13 26 (20.47%) J2EE
13 26 (20.47%) Oracle
13 26 (20.47%) JavaScript
14 24 (18.90%) Open Source
15 23 (18.11%) JSON
16 22 (17.32%) E-Commerce
16 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
16 22 (17.32%) HTML5
17 20 (15.75%) IBM
17 20 (15.75%) OO
17 20 (15.75%) CSS
18 19 (14.96%) JSF
19 18 (14.17%) AccuRev
20 17 (13.39%) Linux
21 16 (12.60%) CRM

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 14 (11.02%) WebLogic
1 14 (11.02%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.30%) Apache
2 8 (6.30%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.51%) Mule
3 7 (5.51%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (4.72%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.72%) CMS
4 6 (4.72%) IIS
5 5 (3.94%) JBoss
6 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (2.36%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.36%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.57%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.79%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.79%) Maximo
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.36%) Force.com
2 3 (2.36%) Heroku
2 3 (2.36%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (2.36%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.09%) Internet
2 3 (2.36%) Firewall
2 3 (2.36%) LDAP
3 2 (1.57%) FTP
4 1 (0.79%) Network Security
4 1 (0.79%) SSH
4 1 (0.79%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.02%) MySQL
3 9 (7.09%) DB2
4 6 (4.72%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.36%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.36%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.79%) GIS
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (14.17%) AccuRev
2 16 (12.60%) SoapUI
3 11 (8.66%) Subversion
4 8 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.51%) Selenium
6 6 (4.72%) Ant
6 6 (4.72%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.94%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.15%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.15%) JIRA
8 4 (3.15%) JMeter
8 4 (3.15%) Mockito
8 4 (3.15%) Toad
9 3 (2.36%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.36%) JUnit
9 3 (2.36%) Log4j
9 3 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (2.36%) VisualVM
9 3 (2.36%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 29 (22.83%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.72%) Marketing
4 5 (3.94%) Automotive
4 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.94%) Retail
5 4 (3.15%) Electronics
6 3 (2.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (74.02%) Developer
2 47 (37.01%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.96%) Agile Developer
4 18 (14.17%) Architect
4 18 (14.17%) J2EE Developer
5 15 (11.81%) Agile Java Developer
5 15 (11.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 12 (9.45%) .NET Developer
7 9 (7.09%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.30%) Analyst
9 7 (5.51%) HTML Developer
9 7 (5.51%) SOA Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.72%) Angular Developer
10 6 (4.72%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.72%) CRM Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Integration Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.72%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (74.02%) Web Services
2 76 (59.84%) REST
3 58 (45.67%) XML
4 48 (37.80%) HTML
5 40 (31.50%) AngularJS
6 30 (23.62%) .NET
7 26 (20.47%) J2EE
8 23 (18.11%) JSON
9 22 (17.32%) HTML5
10 20 (15.75%) CSS
11 19 (14.96%) JSF
12 16 (12.60%) WCF
13 15 (11.81%) TopLink
14 14 (11.02%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (10.24%) .NET Framework
15 13 (10.24%) PrimeFaces
16 12 (9.45%) JMS
17 11 (8.66%) Middleware
17 11 (8.66%) RESTful
18 10 (7.87%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.94%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.15%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.15%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.36%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.36%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.36%) DataPower
5 3 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.57%) RIA
6 2 (1.57%) User Experience
7 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.79%) iPad
7 1 (0.79%) iSeries
7 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.39%) Linux
2 12 (9.45%) Windows
3 9 (7.09%) Unix
4 5 (3.94%) Android
4 5 (3.94%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.15%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.36%) HPUX
6 3 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.36%) Solaris
6 3 (2.36%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.79%) AIX
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.77%) TDD
3 30 (23.62%) SOA
4 29 (22.83%) Scrum
5 24 (18.90%) Open Source
6 22 (17.32%) E-Commerce
7 20 (15.75%) OO
8 16 (12.60%) CRM
9 15 (11.81%) OOA/OOD
10 12 (9.45%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (7.87%) Software Engineering
11 10 (7.87%) Web Development
12 9 (7.09%) BDD
13 8 (6.30%) Data Protection
13 8 (6.30%) Reverse Engineering
13 8 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (5.51%) Data Modelling
14 7 (5.51%) Integration Testing
14 7 (5.51%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 70 (55.12%) Java
2 34 (26.77%) SQL
3 33 (25.98%) C#
4 26 (20.47%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.30%) PHP
6 4 (3.15%) Apex Code
6 4 (3.15%) SOQL
6 4 (3.15%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.36%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.36%) Perl
7 3 (2.36%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.36%) XAML
8 2 (1.57%) C
8 2 (1.57%) Groovy
8 2 (1.57%) Python
8 2 (1.57%) Ruby
8 2 (1.57%) XPath
9 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.57%) ISEB
4 2 (1.57%) MCITP
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
1 3 (2.36%) Opsview
2 1 (0.79%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 26 (20.47%) Oracle
2 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
3 20 (15.75%) IBM
4 12 (9.45%) SAP
5 8 (6.30%) WSO2
6 7 (5.51%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.51%) Zend
7 6 (4.72%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.15%) Siebel
8 4 (3.15%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.36%) ATG
9 3 (2.36%) BEA
9 3 (2.36%) Blue Martini
9 3 (2.36%) Elastic Path
9 3 (2.36%) Interwoven
9 3 (2.36%) Software AG
9 3 (2.36%) Splunk
9 3 (2.36%) webMethods
10 2 (1.57%) Infor
10 2 (1.57%) Xamarin
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