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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England / East of England
Rank 94 61 83
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +22
Contract jobs citing SOAP 29 68 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.33% 2.92% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.28% 10.37% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 42 30
Median daily rate £456 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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
677 656 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.16% 28.20% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 422 452
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £553 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 27
Median hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £36.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.63 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -7 14 £469 +70.45% 3
Hertfordshire -10 8 £355 -43.20% 3
Cambridgeshire -5 3 £275 -11.29% 2
Suffolk -20 3 £350 -22.22% 1
Bedfordshire 0 1 £513 -12.76%
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 49 (72.06%) Web Services
2 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (44.12%) Java
4 26 (38.24%) REST
5 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
6 23 (33.82%) HTML
6 23 (33.82%) Scrum
7 22 (32.35%) TDD
7 22 (32.35%) XML
7 22 (32.35%) SOA
8 20 (29.41%) C#
8 20 (29.41%) Finance
9 19 (27.94%) .NET
10 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 17 (25.00%) CSS
10 17 (25.00%) Telecoms
11 16 (23.53%) J2EE
11 16 (23.53%) E-Commerce
12 15 (22.06%) JMS
12 15 (22.06%) Linux
12 15 (22.06%) SAP
12 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (20.59%) Digital Marketing
13 14 (20.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 14 (20.59%) Marketing
13 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (20.59%) Programme Management
13 14 (20.59%) Manufacturing
13 14 (20.59%) Electronics
13 14 (20.59%) MVC

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 13 (19.12%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.76%) IIS
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.35%) Apache
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (4.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (4.41%) CMS
5 3 (4.41%) MQSeries
5 3 (4.41%) Mule
5 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.47%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (20.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.47%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Internet
2 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.94%) FTP
4 1 (1.47%) HTTP
4 1 (1.47%) Network Security
4 1 (1.47%) SSH
4 1 (1.47%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) MySQL
3 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.82%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.41%) DB2
6 3 (4.41%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) SoapUI
2 11 (16.18%) Subversion
3 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.82%) AccuRev
5 5 (7.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
5 5 (7.35%) FxCop
5 5 (7.35%) JIRA
5 5 (7.35%) ReSharper
5 5 (7.35%) StyleCop
6 4 (5.88%) Moq
6 4 (5.88%) Toad
7 3 (4.41%) Ant
7 3 (4.41%) JMeter
7 3 (4.41%) JUnit
7 3 (4.41%) Log4j
7 3 (4.41%) Maven
7 3 (4.41%) Mockito
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 17 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 14 (20.59%) Electronics
3 14 (20.59%) Manufacturing
3 14 (20.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Billing
4 1 (1.47%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (69.12%) Developer
2 17 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.18%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.71%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Test Automation Specialist
5 8 (11.76%) Test Specialist
6 5 (7.35%) Architect
6 5 (7.35%) PHP Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Agile Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce Architect
7 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Java Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Java Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (72.06%) Web Services
2 26 (38.24%) REST
3 23 (33.82%) HTML
4 22 (32.35%) XML
5 19 (27.94%) .NET
6 17 (25.00%) CSS
7 16 (23.53%) J2EE
8 15 (22.06%) JMS
9 13 (19.12%) .NET Framework
9 13 (19.12%) XSLT
10 12 (17.65%) RESTful
10 12 (17.65%) WCF
11 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (14.71%) jQuery
11 10 (14.71%) JSON
12 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
13 8 (11.76%) Entity Framework
14 7 (10.29%) JAX-WS
14 7 (10.29%) LAMP
15 6 (8.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.88%) Contactless
1 4 (5.88%) e-Learning
1 4 (5.88%) EMV
2 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.47%) iSeries
2 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.47%) RIA
2 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) Unix
3 4 (5.88%) Solaris
3 4 (5.88%) Windows
4 3 (4.41%) HPUX
4 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.82%) Scrum
3 22 (32.35%) SOA
3 22 (32.35%) TDD
4 16 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (20.59%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (20.59%) MVC
6 14 (20.59%) Programme Management
7 12 (17.65%) DevOps
8 11 (16.18%) OOP
8 11 (16.18%) SOLID
8 11 (16.18%) Test Automation
9 9 (13.24%) BDD
9 9 (13.24%) OO
10 8 (11.76%) Integration Testing
10 8 (11.76%) Web Development
11 5 (7.35%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (7.35%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) Java
2 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
3 20 (29.41%) C#
4 11 (16.18%) SQL
5 8 (11.76%) PHP
6 6 (8.82%) VBScript
7 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.41%) Perl
7 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.41%) XAML
8 1 (1.47%) C
8 1 (1.47%) Groovy
8 1 (1.47%) Python
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
1 2 (2.94%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) SAP
2 12 (17.65%) IBM
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle
3 7 (10.29%) Zend
4 5 (7.35%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.41%) ATG
5 3 (4.41%) Blue Martini
5 3 (4.41%) Elastic Path
5 3 (4.41%) Interwoven
5 3 (4.41%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.41%) WSO2
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.47%) BEA
7 1 (1.47%) MKS
7 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
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