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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 101 97 109
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing SOAP 49 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.54% 0.99% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.07% 3.30% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £228 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £48.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
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
967 728 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.39% 29.98% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 390 459
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 64
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.66 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.74 £50.00 £45.00
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 22 August 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 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 14 £381 -4.68% 3
Hertfordshire -12 12 £383 +27.50% 2
Essex +6 8 £400 - 4
Cambridgeshire 0 7 £423 +12.66% 5
Norfolk -8 4 £300 -20.00% 3
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 - 2
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 61 (70.93%) Web Services
2 60 (69.77%) XML
3 40 (46.51%) SQL
4 39 (45.35%) C#
5 37 (43.02%) HTML
6 36 (41.86%) Java
6 36 (41.86%) .NET
7 35 (40.70%) JavaScript
8 31 (36.05%) REST
9 30 (34.88%) CSS
10 28 (32.56%) CRM
10 28 (32.56%) TDD
11 27 (31.40%) SQL Server
11 27 (31.40%) MVC
12 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (29.07%) Dynamics CRM
13 24 (27.91%) Ajax
13 24 (27.91%) WCF
13 24 (27.91%) jQuery
13 24 (27.91%) Windows
14 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
14 23 (26.74%) Degree
15 22 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (24.42%) MySQL
16 21 (24.42%) Oracle
17 20 (23.26%) MVVM
18 19 (22.09%) Spring
18 19 (22.09%) JSON
19 18 (20.93%) Subversion
19 18 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (20.93%) Tomcat
2 14 (16.28%) Apache
3 13 (15.12%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.14%) Adobe CQ
4 7 (8.14%) MQSeries
5 6 (6.98%) CMS
6 4 (4.65%) Drupal
7 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.33%) IIS
7 2 (2.33%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.16%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.16%) Documentum
Applications
1 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (29.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) SaaS
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) Internet
2 7 (8.14%) HTTP
3 2 (2.33%) LDAP
3 2 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.40%) SQL Server
2 22 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (24.42%) MySQL
4 10 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (9.30%) RDBMS
5 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (6.98%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.16%) Big Data
8 1 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.16%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (20.93%) Subversion
1 18 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (19.77%) Eclipse
2 17 (19.77%) Ant
2 17 (19.77%) Maven
3 14 (16.28%) JUnit
4 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.14%) Selenium
6 6 (6.98%) Mockito
7 5 (5.81%) Log4j
7 5 (5.81%) IntelliJ
8 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.49%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.49%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.49%) JIRA
9 3 (3.49%) JMeter
10 2 (2.33%) NUnit
10 2 (2.33%) VisualVM
11 1 (1.16%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 16 (18.60%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Retail
3 7 (8.14%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.81%) Marketing
5 4 (4.65%) Publishing
6 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 63 (73.26%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) CRM Developer
3 16 (18.60%) Java Developer
4 15 (17.44%) C# Developer
5 14 (16.28%) .NET Developer
6 13 (15.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (13.95%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 12 (13.95%) Architect
8 7 (8.14%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 7 (8.14%) CRM Architect
8 7 (8.14%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (4.65%) UI Developer
10 4 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.65%) UI Programmer
11 3 (3.49%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (70.93%) Web Services
2 60 (69.77%) XML
3 37 (43.02%) HTML
4 36 (41.86%) .NET
5 31 (36.05%) REST
6 30 (34.88%) CSS
7 24 (27.91%) Ajax
7 24 (27.91%) WCF
7 24 (27.91%) jQuery
8 19 (22.09%) Spring
8 19 (22.09%) JSON
9 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET
9 18 (20.93%) XSLT
10 17 (19.77%) Silverlight
10 17 (19.77%) Reactive Extensions
10 17 (19.77%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 15 (17.44%) J2EE
12 13 (15.12%) WPF
13 12 (13.95%) JSP
14 11 (12.79%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Web 2.0
1 5 (5.81%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.65%) Biology
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.65%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.33%) DataPower
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.16%) RIA
4 1 (1.16%) Social Media
4 1 (1.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.91%) Windows
2 15 (17.44%) UNIX
3 13 (15.12%) Linux
4 5 (5.81%) HPUX
4 5 (5.81%) Solaris
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) CRM
1 28 (32.56%) TDD
2 27 (31.40%) MVC
3 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (23.26%) MVVM
5 18 (20.93%) Workflow
6 13 (15.12%) Data Modelling
6 13 (15.12%) Scrum
7 11 (12.79%) OO
8 10 (11.63%) Migration
8 10 (11.63%) E-Commerce
8 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.47%) Data Migration
10 7 (8.14%) Content Management
11 6 (6.98%) Project Planning
11 6 (6.98%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.98%) BDD
11 6 (6.98%) Performance Testing
12 4 (4.65%) SOA
12 4 (4.65%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 40 (46.51%) SQL
2 39 (45.35%) C#
3 36 (41.86%) Java
4 35 (40.70%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
6 7 (8.14%) XPath
7 5 (5.81%) PHP
7 5 (5.81%) Python
8 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.16%) Groovy
10 1 (1.16%) PHP5
10 1 (1.16%) Scala
10 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.16%) XAML
10 1 (1.16%) C++
10 1 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (26.74%) Degree
2 12 (13.95%) MCITP
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.81%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.33%) ISEB
4 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.42%) Oracle
3 7 (8.14%) IBM
3 7 (8.14%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.81%) Interwoven
4 5 (5.81%) Sun
5 3 (3.49%) SAP
5 3 (3.49%) Siebel
6 2 (2.33%) JBoss
6 2 (2.33%) webMethods
6 2 (2.33%) Splunk
7 1 (1.16%) Software AG
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.16%) Perforce
Essex
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Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - Sand Resources
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Posted: 25 days ago