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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 55 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 80 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.05% 1.21% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.74% 4.40% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 23 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £290 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
745 796 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.37% 27.62% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 440 364
Average daily rate £388 £351 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.39% -3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +44 44 £350 -17.64% 4
Cambridgeshire +10 14 £400 +18.51% 5
Suffolk -2 12 £400 +6.66% 3
Hertfordshire +11 10 £450 +38.46% 5
Norfolk +3 7 £400 - 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £500 - 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 96 (73.85%) Web Services
2 85 (65.38%) XML
3 67 (51.54%) Java
4 66 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (44.62%) TDD
6 54 (41.54%) HTML
6 54 (41.54%) REST
7 48 (36.92%) J2EE
8 44 (33.85%) SQL
9 40 (30.77%) HTML5
9 40 (30.77%) SQL Server
10 36 (27.69%) Linux
11 35 (26.92%) C#
12 34 (26.15%) JavaScript
12 34 (26.15%) CSS
13 33 (25.38%) Scrum
14 32 (24.62%) TopLink
15 30 (23.08%) UNIX
16 29 (22.31%) Windows
17 28 (21.54%) WCF
18 27 (20.77%) Relational Database
19 26 (20.00%) .NET
19 26 (20.00%) Eclipse
20 25 (19.23%) IBM
21 24 (18.46%) Ant
22 23 (17.69%) BizTalk Server
22 23 (17.69%) Ajax
23 22 (16.92%) Marketing
23 22 (16.92%) Content Management
24 21 (16.15%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 23 (17.69%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (14.62%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.92%) IIS
4 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.08%) JBoss
5 4 (3.08%) Apache
5 4 (3.08%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.54%) CMS
6 2 (1.54%) Mule
6 2 (1.54%) Confluence
6 2 (1.54%) Node.js
6 2 (1.54%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.77%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.77%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.77%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Maximo
1 4 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.62%) PaaS
2 5 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.08%) SaaS
4 2 (1.54%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.54%) Office 365
4 2 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.85%) FTP
2 3 (2.31%) BIG-IP
2 3 (2.31%) iSCSI
2 3 (2.31%) NetScaler
2 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.31%) DNS
2 3 (2.31%) LDAP
3 2 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (0.77%) SSL
4 1 (0.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 27 (20.77%) Relational Database
3 13 (10.00%) MySQL
4 8 (6.15%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.54%) DB2
7 2 (1.54%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 24 (18.46%) Ant
3 21 (16.15%) SoapUI
4 12 (9.23%) JUnit
4 12 (9.23%) Subversion
5 11 (8.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (7.69%) Maven
7 9 (6.92%) Git (software)
8 6 (4.62%) JIRA
9 5 (3.85%) AccuRev
9 5 (3.85%) Selenium
10 4 (3.08%) IntelliJ
10 4 (3.08%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.08%) Mockito
10 4 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.31%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.31%) ReSharper
12 2 (1.54%) XMLSpy
12 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (16.92%) Marketing
2 9 (6.92%) Finance
2 9 (6.92%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.85%) Automotive
4 4 (3.08%) Retail
5 3 (2.31%) Games
5 3 (2.31%) Legal
6 2 (1.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (66.15%) Developer
2 44 (33.85%) Java Developer
3 23 (17.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 22 (16.92%) Architect
5 21 (16.15%) BizTalk Developer
6 8 (6.15%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.38%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.38%) Integration Architect
7 7 (5.38%) Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Technical Architect
7 7 (5.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.62%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Consultant
8 6 (4.62%) J2EE Developer
8 6 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.08%) Java Architect
10 4 (3.08%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (73.85%) Web Services
2 85 (65.38%) XML
3 54 (41.54%) HTML
3 54 (41.54%) REST
4 48 (36.92%) J2EE
5 40 (30.77%) HTML5
6 34 (26.15%) CSS
7 32 (24.62%) TopLink
8 28 (21.54%) WCF
9 26 (20.00%) .NET
10 23 (17.69%) Ajax
11 18 (13.85%) XHTML
12 17 (13.08%) JSF
12 17 (13.08%) JAX-WS
12 17 (13.08%) JAX-RS
13 16 (12.31%) PrimeFaces
13 16 (12.31%) Hibernate
14 12 (9.23%) .NET Framework
15 10 (7.69%) JSON
15 10 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.62%) Hedge funds
2 5 (3.85%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.08%) GIS
3 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.31%) Online Games
4 3 (2.31%) Replication
4 3 (2.31%) DataPower
4 3 (2.31%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.54%) EMV
5 2 (1.54%) Open Source
5 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.54%) User Experience
6 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.77%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.69%) Linux
2 30 (23.08%) UNIX
3 29 (22.31%) Windows
4 19 (14.62%) Solaris
5 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.54%) CentOS
7 1 (0.77%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (44.62%) TDD
3 33 (25.38%) Scrum
4 22 (16.92%) Content Management
5 21 (16.15%) User Stories
6 19 (14.62%) Use Case
6 19 (14.62%) Digital Marketing
7 18 (13.85%) RUP
7 18 (13.85%) SOA
8 17 (13.08%) OO
9 16 (12.31%) Validation
10 10 (7.69%) MVC
11 9 (6.92%) ETL
12 8 (6.15%) B2C
13 6 (4.62%) UML
13 6 (4.62%) Test Automation
13 6 (4.62%) BDD
14 5 (3.85%) DevOps
14 5 (3.85%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 5 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 67 (51.54%) Java
2 44 (33.85%) SQL
3 35 (26.92%) C#
4 34 (26.15%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.08%) XPath
6 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.54%) VBScript
7 1 (0.77%) ABAP
7 1 (0.77%) MUMPS
7 1 (0.77%) XQuery
7 1 (0.77%) Perl
7 1 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (3.08%) Degree
2 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.31%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) QA
2 5 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.77%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.31%) vSphere
2 3 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.31%) vCloud
2 3 (2.31%) Docker
2 3 (2.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) OpenAM
2 3 (2.31%) SCOM
2 3 (2.31%) Puppet
3 2 (1.54%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (19.23%) IBM
2 13 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.00%) Oracle
3 9 (6.92%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.38%) Citrix
4 7 (5.38%) VMware
5 6 (4.62%) ForgeRock
6 4 (3.08%) ESRI
7 3 (2.31%) Cisco
7 3 (2.31%) NetApp
7 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.31%) Dell
7 3 (2.31%) MKS
8 2 (1.54%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.54%) Intel
8 2 (1.54%) SAP
8 2 (1.54%) Adobe
8 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.54%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.77%) TIBCO
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