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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 68 62 106
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +44
Contract jobs citing SOAP 65 97 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.54% 3.11% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.59% 11.71% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 71 25
Median daily rate £375 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £206 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £485 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £39.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +2.56%
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
678 828 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.46% 26.51% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 540 548
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 26
Median hourly rate £31.90 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.94 £19.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £42.00 £40.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Essex +7 25 £250 -28.57% 1
Suffolk +2 18 £465 +9.41% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 13 £375 - 8
Hertfordshire +7 6 £338 -25.00% 5
Bedfordshire -2 3 £485 +2.10%
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 103 (66.88%) Web Services
2 102 (66.23%) REST
3 100 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (51.95%) Java
5 71 (46.10%) XML
6 53 (34.42%) C#
7 51 (33.12%) SOA
8 49 (31.82%) .NET
8 49 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 43 (27.92%) TDD
9 43 (27.92%) AngularJS
10 39 (25.32%) Open Source
10 39 (25.32%) HTML
10 39 (25.32%) SQL Server
11 36 (23.38%) SQL
12 31 (20.13%) Oracle
12 31 (20.13%) Finance
12 31 (20.13%) JSON
13 27 (17.53%) Middleware
14 26 (16.88%) Scrum
14 26 (16.88%) Software Engineering
15 25 (16.23%) CRM
16 23 (14.94%) HTML5
16 23 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (14.29%) WCF
18 21 (13.64%) Reverse Engineering
18 21 (13.64%) E-Commerce
18 21 (13.64%) OO
18 21 (13.64%) Microservices
19 19 (12.34%) MS Excel

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 15 (9.74%) Oracle Service Bus
2 13 (8.44%) JBoss
3 11 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 10 (6.49%) CMS
4 10 (6.49%) IIS
5 9 (5.84%) Apache ServiceMix
5 9 (5.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (5.84%) SharePoint
5 9 (5.84%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.55%) Mule
7 6 (3.90%) Apache
7 6 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (3.25%) Confluence
8 5 (3.25%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.60%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 19 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (12.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (5.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.65%) Maximo
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.49%) Force.com
2 10 (6.49%) Heroku
3 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.95%) GitHub
4 3 (1.95%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (1.30%) SaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.65%) IaaS
6 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) Internet
2 4 (2.60%) Firewall
2 4 (2.60%) LDAP
3 1 (0.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (25.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.44%) MySQL
3 10 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.90%) DB2
6 3 (1.95%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) Big Data
8 1 (0.65%) GIS
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (9.74%) AccuRev
1 15 (9.74%) SoapUI
2 9 (5.84%) JIRA
2 9 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.19%) EasyMock
3 8 (5.19%) Mockito
4 6 (3.90%) Selenium
5 5 (3.25%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.25%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.60%) Ant
6 4 (2.60%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.95%) Maven
7 3 (1.95%) Subversion
7 3 (1.95%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.95%) VisualVM
8 2 (1.30%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.30%) JMeter
9 1 (0.65%) PVCS
9 1 (0.65%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.65%) Xcode
General
1 31 (20.13%) Finance
2 7 (4.55%) Retail
3 5 (3.25%) Automotive
3 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.95%) Games
4 3 (1.95%) Marketing
5 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (71.43%) Developer
2 53 (34.42%) Java Developer
3 30 (19.48%) Architect
4 24 (15.58%) Agile Developer
5 20 (12.99%) Senior Developer
5 20 (12.99%) SOA Developer
6 19 (12.34%) Technical Architect
7 18 (11.69%) .NET Developer
7 18 (11.69%) Agile Java Developer
8 15 (9.74%) J2EE Developer
9 12 (7.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 11 (7.14%) Designer
11 10 (6.49%) Salesforce.com Architect
11 10 (6.49%) Senior Designer
12 9 (5.84%) Integration Developer
13 8 (5.19%) C# Developer
13 8 (5.19%) CRM Developer
13 8 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (5.19%) XML Developer
14 7 (4.55%) .NET Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (66.88%) Web Services
2 102 (66.23%) REST
3 71 (46.10%) XML
4 49 (31.82%) .NET
5 43 (27.92%) AngularJS
6 39 (25.32%) HTML
7 31 (20.13%) JSON
8 27 (17.53%) Middleware
9 23 (14.94%) HTML5
10 22 (14.29%) WCF
11 18 (11.69%) J2EE
12 17 (11.04%) Apache Camel
13 16 (10.39%) .NET Framework
13 16 (10.39%) JSF
13 16 (10.39%) KnockoutJS
13 16 (10.39%) RESTful
14 15 (9.74%) CSS
14 15 (9.74%) TopLink
15 13 (8.44%) PrimeFaces
15 13 (8.44%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (7.79%) Mobile App
4 10 (6.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (5.19%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.60%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.60%) DataPower
6 4 (2.60%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.95%) iPad
8 2 (1.30%) RIA
8 2 (1.30%) User Experience
9 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.65%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.65%) FMCG
9 1 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.09%) Windows
2 12 (7.79%) Android
2 12 (7.79%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.19%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.55%) Linux
5 4 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.95%) Unix
7 1 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (33.12%) SOA
3 43 (27.92%) TDD
4 39 (25.32%) Open Source
5 26 (16.88%) Scrum
5 26 (16.88%) Software Engineering
6 25 (16.23%) CRM
7 21 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 21 (13.64%) Microservices
7 21 (13.64%) OO
7 21 (13.64%) Reverse Engineering
8 17 (11.04%) Data Modelling
8 17 (11.04%) OOA/OOD
9 15 (9.74%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (9.09%) User Stories
11 13 (8.44%) Migration
12 12 (7.79%) Automated Testing
12 12 (7.79%) ETL
13 11 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 80 (51.95%) Java
2 53 (34.42%) C#
3 36 (23.38%) SQL
4 14 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.44%) Apex Code
6 12 (7.79%) SOQL
7 4 (2.60%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.95%) Groovy
9 2 (1.30%) XPath
10 1 (0.65%) C
10 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.65%) PHP
10 1 (0.65%) Python
10 1 (0.65%) Ruby
10 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (2.60%) Degree
1 4 (2.60%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.95%) ISEB
2 3 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (1.95%) MCITP
2 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) QA
2 4 (2.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.95%) Opsview
2 1 (0.65%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 49 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 31 (20.13%) Oracle
3 17 (11.04%) WSO2
4 16 (10.39%) SAP
5 15 (9.74%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (9.09%) IBM
6 14 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 11 (7.14%) Siebel
8 10 (6.49%) Google
9 5 (3.25%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.60%) webMethods
11 3 (1.95%) BEA
11 3 (1.95%) HP
11 3 (1.95%) Software AG
11 3 (1.95%) Splunk
11 3 (1.95%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.30%) Infor
13 1 (0.65%) CA
13 1 (0.65%) Rally
13 1 (0.65%) Xamarin
Brentwood, Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 33 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago