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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 78 86 87
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 51 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.02% 1.87% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.64% 6.34% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £288 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £403 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
768 757 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.42% 29.50% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 413 385
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 40 27
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £11.50 £29.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SOAP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 February 2015. 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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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
Essex +27 23 £350 +21.73% 5
Suffolk -4 13 £400 +6.66% 1
Bedfordshire -1 7 £538 - 2
Cambridgeshire -5 7 £400 +33.33% 5
Hertfordshire +5 4 £335 +3.07% 4
Norfolk - 3 £400 - 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 85 (76.58%) Web Services
2 75 (67.57%) XML
3 65 (58.56%) Java
4 60 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (48.65%) TDD
5 54 (48.65%) REST
6 47 (42.34%) HTML
7 40 (36.04%) J2EE
8 37 (33.33%) Linux
9 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
10 34 (30.63%) CSS
10 34 (30.63%) Scrum
11 33 (29.73%) SQL
12 32 (28.83%) UNIX
12 32 (28.83%) HTML5
13 28 (25.23%) Eclipse
13 28 (25.23%) Ant
14 24 (21.62%) C#
14 24 (21.62%) TopLink
14 24 (21.62%) Ajax
14 24 (21.62%) Relational Database
15 22 (19.82%) WCF
15 22 (19.82%) SQL Server
15 22 (19.82%) Windows
16 20 (18.02%) MySQL
16 20 (18.02%) Marketing
16 20 (18.02%) SoapUI
17 19 (17.12%) Subversion
18 18 (16.22%) User Stories
19 17 (15.32%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 17 (15.32%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (12.61%) WebSphere
3 11 (9.91%) Apache
3 11 (9.91%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.50%) JBoss
4 5 (4.50%) CMS
5 2 (1.80%) Confluence
5 2 (1.80%) Node.js
5 2 (1.80%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.80%) Mule
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.90%) Liferay
6 1 (0.90%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.90%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.90%) WildFly
6 1 (0.90%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.90%) IIS
6 1 (0.90%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.90%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) PaaS
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.80%) Office 365
2 2 (1.80%) IaaS
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) LDAP
1 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.70%) DNS
1 3 (2.70%) BIG-IP
1 3 (2.70%) iSCSI
1 3 (2.70%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.90%) SSL
2 1 (0.90%) FTP
2 1 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.62%) Relational Database
2 22 (19.82%) SQL Server
3 20 (18.02%) MySQL
4 8 (7.21%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.31%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.80%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.90%) DB2
8 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (25.23%) Ant
1 28 (25.23%) Eclipse
2 20 (18.02%) SoapUI
3 19 (17.12%) Subversion
4 17 (15.32%) Maven
5 15 (13.51%) JUnit
6 14 (12.61%) Git (software)
7 12 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (8.11%) Selenium
9 8 (7.21%) IntelliJ
9 8 (7.21%) Mockito
10 6 (5.41%) WebDriver
10 6 (5.41%) JIRA
11 5 (4.50%) Jenkins
12 4 (3.60%) AccuRev
13 3 (2.70%) ReSharper
13 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
14 2 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (1.80%) XMLSpy
14 2 (1.80%) JMeter
General
1 20 (18.02%) Marketing
2 12 (10.81%) Finance
3 8 (7.21%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.70%) Advertising
4 3 (2.70%) Games
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Automotive
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (64.86%) Developer
2 39 (35.14%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.32%) Architect
4 15 (13.51%) BizTalk Developer
4 15 (13.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Technical Architect
5 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.31%) C# Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Tester
6 6 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (5.41%) Integration Architect
6 6 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Java Architect
8 4 (3.60%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Consultant
8 4 (3.60%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Java Consultant
9 3 (2.70%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (76.58%) Web Services
2 75 (67.57%) XML
3 54 (48.65%) REST
4 47 (42.34%) HTML
5 40 (36.04%) J2EE
6 34 (30.63%) CSS
7 32 (28.83%) HTML5
8 24 (21.62%) TopLink
8 24 (21.62%) Ajax
9 22 (19.82%) WCF
10 17 (15.32%) Spring
10 17 (15.32%) .NET
11 15 (13.51%) JSON
12 14 (12.61%) JAX-WS
12 14 (12.61%) XHTML
13 13 (11.71%) JAX-RS
14 12 (10.81%) Hibernate
14 12 (10.81%) JSF
15 11 (9.91%) PrimeFaces
16 9 (8.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.60%) User Experience
3 3 (2.70%) Online Games
3 3 (2.70%) Replication
3 3 (2.70%) DataPower
3 3 (2.70%) Open Source
4 2 (1.80%) Social Media
4 2 (1.80%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.80%) EMV
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Biology
5 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.33%) Linux
2 32 (28.83%) UNIX
3 22 (19.82%) Windows
4 15 (13.51%) Solaris
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (48.65%) TDD
3 34 (30.63%) Scrum
4 18 (16.22%) User Stories
5 16 (14.41%) Content Management
6 14 (12.61%) Use Case
6 14 (12.61%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (12.61%) OO
6 14 (12.61%) RUP
7 13 (11.71%) SOA
7 13 (11.71%) MVC
7 13 (11.71%) Validation
8 11 (9.91%) BDD
9 9 (8.11%) Test Automation
10 8 (7.21%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.21%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.41%) B2C
11 6 (5.41%) UML
12 5 (4.50%) CRM
12 5 (4.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 65 (58.56%) Java
2 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
3 33 (29.73%) SQL
4 24 (21.62%) C#
5 5 (4.50%) XPath
6 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.80%) VBScript
7 1 (0.90%) ABAP
7 1 (0.90%) MUMPS
7 1 (0.90%) XQuery
7 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.60%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.90%) MCITP
3 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.90%) ISEB
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) NFS
1 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.70%) vSphere
1 3 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (2.70%) vCloud
1 3 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) OpenAM
2 3 (2.70%) SCOM
2 3 (2.70%) Puppet
3 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) IBM
2 13 (11.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.81%) Oracle
4 9 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.41%) ForgeRock
6 3 (2.70%) VMware
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco
6 3 (2.70%) NetApp
6 3 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.70%) Dell
6 3 (2.70%) Citrix
7 2 (1.80%) Informatica
7 2 (1.80%) Intel
7 2 (1.80%) SAP
7 2 (1.80%) Progress
7 2 (1.80%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.80%) InterSystems
7 2 (1.80%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.90%) WSO2
8 1 (0.90%) Google
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