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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 87 54 87
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +33
Contract jobs citing SOAP 37 83 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.64% 3.20% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 11.69% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 48 45
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £625 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
666 710 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.51% 27.38% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 457 593
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 21
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% -0.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £31.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.92 £44.25 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -5 14 £500 -10.91% 6
Essex -3 11 £475 +18.75% 3
Bedfordshire -3 4 £494 -15.95% 2
Cambridgeshire -11 4 £275 -8.71% 4
Norfolk +6 2 £213 -34.61%
Suffolk -10 2 £400 -11.11% 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 57 (73.08%) Web Services
2 44 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (46.15%) Java
4 35 (44.87%) REST
5 29 (37.18%) XML
6 25 (32.05%) Scrum
7 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 23 (29.49%) C#
8 23 (29.49%) HTML
9 21 (26.92%) SOA
10 20 (25.64%) CSS
11 19 (24.36%) .NET
11 19 (24.36%) Finance
12 18 (23.08%) SQL
12 18 (23.08%) TDD
13 17 (21.79%) E-Commerce
14 15 (19.23%) OO
14 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
15 14 (17.95%) J2EE
15 14 (17.95%) Linux
15 14 (17.95%) JMS
15 14 (17.95%) Telecoms
15 14 (17.95%) JSON
16 13 (16.67%) WCF
16 13 (16.67%) MySQL
16 13 (16.67%) Oracle
17 12 (15.38%) jQuery
17 12 (15.38%) .NET Framework
17 12 (15.38%) SoapUI
17 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration

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 11 (14.10%) WebLogic
2 9 (11.54%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.26%) IIS
3 8 (10.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (6.41%) Apache
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (5.13%) Mule
6 3 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (3.85%) CMS
6 3 (3.85%) MQSeries
6 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.56%) NServiceBus
8 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (11.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.56%) FTP
4 1 (1.28%) HTTP
4 1 (1.28%) Network Security
4 1 (1.28%) SSH
4 1 (1.28%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) MySQL
3 10 (12.82%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.13%) DB2
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.85%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) SoapUI
2 11 (14.10%) Subversion
3 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.41%) AccuRev
4 5 (6.41%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.41%) JIRA
5 4 (5.13%) JMeter
5 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.13%) Toad
6 3 (3.85%) Ant
6 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.85%) FxCop
6 3 (3.85%) JUnit
6 3 (3.85%) Mockito
6 3 (3.85%) Moq
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.85%) ReSharper
6 3 (3.85%) Selenium
6 3 (3.85%) StyleCop
6 3 (3.85%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 14 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 9 (11.54%) Electronics
3 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 9 (11.54%) Marketing
4 3 (3.85%) Games
5 2 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (74.36%) Developer
2 24 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.82%) Agile Developer
4 10 (12.82%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (10.26%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Architect
6 7 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.41%) PHP Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Test Automation Specialist
8 5 (6.41%) Test Specialist
9 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Java Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Java Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (73.08%) Web Services
2 35 (44.87%) REST
3 29 (37.18%) XML
4 23 (29.49%) HTML
5 20 (25.64%) CSS
6 19 (24.36%) .NET
7 14 (17.95%) J2EE
7 14 (17.95%) JMS
7 14 (17.95%) JSON
8 13 (16.67%) WCF
9 12 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 12 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 12 (15.38%) jQuery
10 11 (14.10%) XSLT
11 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET
11 10 (12.82%) RESTful
12 8 (10.26%) Ajax
12 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (10.26%) Spring
13 7 (8.97%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) e-Learning
3 3 (3.85%) Contactless
3 3 (3.85%) EMV
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) RIA
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.28%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) Unix
3 6 (7.69%) Windows
4 4 (5.13%) Solaris
5 3 (3.85%) HPUX
5 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.56%) Android
6 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) Scrum
3 21 (26.92%) SOA
4 18 (23.08%) TDD
5 17 (21.79%) E-Commerce
6 15 (19.23%) OO
7 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (14.10%) MVC
9 10 (12.82%) BDD
9 10 (12.82%) OOP
9 10 (12.82%) Open Source
9 10 (12.82%) Web Development
10 9 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (11.54%) DevOps
10 9 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (11.54%) Programme Management
10 9 (11.54%) SOLID
10 9 (11.54%) Test Automation
11 8 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (8.97%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.15%) Java
2 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 23 (29.49%) C#
4 18 (23.08%) SQL
5 8 (10.26%) PHP
6 4 (5.13%) VBScript
7 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.85%) Perl
7 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.85%) XAML
8 2 (2.56%) Python
8 2 (2.56%) Ruby
8 2 (2.56%) XPath
9 1 (1.28%) C
9 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Degree
1 2 (2.56%) MCITP
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
1 3 (3.85%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Oracle
2 11 (14.10%) IBM
3 10 (12.82%) SAP
4 7 (8.97%) Zend
5 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.13%) WSO2
6 3 (3.85%) ATG
6 3 (3.85%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.85%) Blue Martini
6 3 (3.85%) Elastic Path
6 3 (3.85%) Interwoven
6 3 (3.85%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.56%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.28%) BEA
8 1 (1.28%) MKS
8 1 (1.28%) MuleSoft
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