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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 43 55 102
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +47
Contract jobs citing SOAP 93 89 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.77% 3.11% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.69% 11.88% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 64 23
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £31.14 £44.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% +25.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.71%
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
633 749 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.69% 26.21% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 416 488
Median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 33
Median hourly rate £31.00 £40.30 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £35.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £46.40 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 May 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 May 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
Essex -3 42 £240 -36.00% 2
Bedfordshire +16 20 £590 +81.53%
Suffolk +7 16 £450 +12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 10 £400 - 9
Hertfordshire +1 5 £481 +6.94% 9
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 122 (70.11%) REST
2 112 (64.37%) Web Services
3 100 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (47.13%) XML
5 75 (43.10%) SOA
6 73 (41.95%) Java
7 62 (35.63%) .NET
8 61 (35.06%) C#
9 59 (33.91%) Microsoft
10 52 (29.89%) SQL Server
11 51 (29.31%) TDD
12 45 (25.86%) SQL
13 39 (22.41%) Open Source
14 38 (21.84%) Oracle
14 38 (21.84%) Middleware
15 37 (21.26%) HTML
15 37 (21.26%) JSON
16 35 (20.11%) AngularJS
17 33 (18.97%) Software Engineering
18 29 (16.67%) WCF
18 29 (16.67%) E-Commerce
18 29 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
19 27 (15.52%) Microservices
19 27 (15.52%) Finance
20 26 (14.94%) Reverse Engineering
21 25 (14.37%) Apache Camel
21 25 (14.37%) CRM
22 24 (13.79%) MS Excel
22 24 (13.79%) Red Hat
22 24 (13.79%) WSO2

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 20 (11.49%) JBoss
2 17 (9.77%) Apache ServiceMix
2 17 (9.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (9.20%) Oracle Service Bus
4 14 (8.05%) WebLogic
5 11 (6.32%) IIS
6 10 (5.75%) CMS
6 10 (5.75%) WebSphere
7 9 (5.17%) Apache
8 8 (4.60%) Confluence
9 7 (4.02%) GlassFish
9 7 (4.02%) SharePoint
10 6 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (3.45%) Mule
11 5 (2.87%) Tomcat
12 4 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (1.15%) NetWeaver
15 1 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 24 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (9.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (5.75%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.72%) Maximo
4 2 (1.15%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.90%) SaaS
3 10 (5.75%) Force.com
3 10 (5.75%) Heroku
4 9 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.72%) GitHub
5 3 (1.72%) IaaS
5 3 (1.72%) IBM SmartCloud
5 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.45%) Internet
2 5 (2.87%) FTP
3 4 (2.30%) Firewall
3 4 (2.30%) LDAP
4 1 (0.57%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.57%) DNS
4 1 (0.57%) Megaco
4 1 (0.57%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (29.89%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.07%) MySQL
3 10 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.02%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.30%) DB2
6 4 (2.30%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.72%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.72%) GIS
8 2 (1.15%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.15%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.57%) Big Data
9 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (9.20%) SoapUI
2 14 (8.05%) AccuRev
3 12 (6.90%) JIRA
4 10 (5.75%) EasyMock
4 10 (5.75%) Mockito
5 8 (4.60%) Ant
5 8 (4.60%) Maven
6 6 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.87%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.30%) Selenium
8 4 (2.30%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.72%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.72%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.72%) VisualVM
10 2 (1.15%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.15%) Subversion
11 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.57%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (15.52%) Finance
2 9 (5.17%) Retail
3 6 (3.45%) Legal
3 6 (3.45%) Marketing
4 5 (2.87%) Automotive
5 4 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.15%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.57%) Billing
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 110 (63.22%) Developer
2 48 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 46 (26.44%) Architect
4 26 (14.94%) Technical Architect
5 23 (13.22%) SOA Developer
6 19 (10.92%) Agile Developer
7 18 (10.34%) .NET Developer
8 17 (9.77%) Senior Developer
9 15 (8.62%) J2EE Developer
10 13 (7.47%) Agile Java Developer
10 13 (7.47%) Designer
11 12 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 12 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (6.32%) E-Commerce Architect
12 11 (6.32%) XML Developer
13 10 (5.75%) Salesforce.com Architect
13 10 (5.75%) Senior Designer
14 9 (5.17%) C# Developer
14 9 (5.17%) Integration Developer
14 9 (5.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (70.11%) REST
2 112 (64.37%) Web Services
3 82 (47.13%) XML
4 62 (35.63%) .NET
5 38 (21.84%) Middleware
6 37 (21.26%) HTML
6 37 (21.26%) JSON
7 35 (20.11%) AngularJS
8 29 (16.67%) WCF
9 25 (14.37%) Apache Camel
10 22 (12.64%) HTML5
11 21 (12.07%) .NET Framework
11 21 (12.07%) XSD
11 21 (12.07%) XSLT
12 19 (10.92%) TopLink
13 18 (10.34%) J2EE
14 17 (9.77%) JSF
14 17 (9.77%) RESTful
15 16 (9.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (7.47%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.20%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (8.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 14 (8.05%) Mobile App
5 11 (6.32%) Data Integration
6 8 (4.60%) Data Structures
7 7 (4.02%) User Experience
8 5 (2.87%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.87%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.30%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.30%) DataPower
10 3 (1.72%) Clustering
10 3 (1.72%) Replication
11 2 (1.15%) iPad
11 2 (1.15%) RIA
12 1 (0.57%) FMCG
12 1 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.20%) Windows
2 11 (6.32%) Android
2 11 (6.32%) Apple iOS
3 10 (5.75%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.60%) Linux
5 6 (3.45%) Unix
6 4 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.72%) Solaris
8 1 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (43.10%) SOA
3 51 (29.31%) TDD
4 39 (22.41%) Open Source
5 33 (18.97%) Software Engineering
6 29 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 27 (15.52%) Microservices
8 26 (14.94%) Reverse Engineering
9 25 (14.37%) CRM
10 23 (13.22%) Scrum
11 21 (12.07%) Data Modelling
12 17 (9.77%) User Stories
13 16 (9.20%) Low Latency
14 15 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (8.62%) ETL
14 15 (8.62%) OO
15 14 (8.05%) DevOps
15 14 (8.05%) Migration
16 13 (7.47%) Automated Testing
16 13 (7.47%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 73 (41.95%) Java
2 61 (35.06%) C#
3 45 (25.86%) SQL
4 14 (8.05%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.47%) Apex Code
6 12 (6.90%) SOQL
7 6 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.30%) Groovy
9 3 (1.72%) C++
9 3 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.15%) ABAP
10 2 (1.15%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.57%) C
11 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (2.87%) ISEB
2 4 (2.30%) Degree
2 4 (2.30%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) MCITP
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.45%) SLA
2 4 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.72%) Opsview
Vendors
1 59 (33.91%) Microsoft
2 38 (21.84%) Oracle
3 24 (13.79%) Red Hat
3 24 (13.79%) WSO2
4 19 (10.92%) Google
5 18 (10.34%) SAP
6 15 (8.62%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (8.05%) IBM
8 11 (6.32%) Siebel
9 7 (4.02%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.87%) HP
11 4 (2.30%) TIBCO
11 4 (2.30%) webMethods
12 3 (1.72%) BEA
12 3 (1.72%) Citrix
12 3 (1.72%) ESRI
12 3 (1.72%) Software AG
12 3 (1.72%) Splunk
12 3 (1.72%) VMware
13 2 (1.15%) Infor
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