The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK / England
Rank 119 129 156
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +27
Contract jobs citing SOAP 871 863 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.10% 1.86% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.78% 6.35% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 593 470
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.97 £27.70 £22.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.62%

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12844 13593 12802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.98% 29.23% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8889 9451 8785
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 247 167
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £56.53 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the England region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in England

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in England

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the England region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in England

SOAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

SOAP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 20 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
London +27 429 £450 - 87
South East -16 150 £450 +9.09% 44
South West +46 78 £350 -12.50% 31
West Midlands +15 48 £408 -9.44% 24
Yorkshire +25 47 £450 +20.80% 29
North West -15 42 £331 +3.51% 22
East of England -32 31 £450 -10.00% 11
East Midlands -12 22 £369 -7.81% 13
North East -21 10 £438 +25.00% 4
Midlands - 2 - -
South Coast - 1 £500 -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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 England region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 989 (55.84%) REST
2 957 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
3 945 (53.36%) Web Services
4 932 (52.63%) Java
5 752 (42.46%) XML
6 621 (35.06%) SQL
7 607 (34.27%) JavaScript
8 539 (30.43%) HTML
9 477 (26.93%) JSON
10 473 (26.71%) Spring
11 457 (25.80%) CSS
12 435 (24.56%) Scrum
13 418 (23.60%) TDD
14 391 (22.08%) Oracle
15 338 (19.09%) Git (software)
16 334 (18.86%) .NET
17 328 (18.52%) MVC
18 321 (18.13%) Linux
19 319 (18.01%) RESTful
20 317 (17.90%) C#
21 312 (17.62%) Finance
22 311 (17.56%) jQuery
23 306 (17.28%) Jenkins
24 281 (15.87%) OO
25 268 (15.13%) JIRA
26 259 (14.62%) BDD
26 259 (14.62%) Unix
27 253 (14.29%) J2EE
28 250 (14.12%) AngularJS
29 247 (13.95%) Hibernate

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 156 (8.81%) WebSphere
2 114 (6.44%) Apache
3 112 (6.32%) Tomcat
4 107 (6.04%) JBoss
5 95 (5.36%) Confluence
6 88 (4.97%) WebLogic
7 65 (3.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 64 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 55 (3.11%) Mule
10 53 (2.99%) CMS
11 51 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
12 50 (2.82%) SharePoint
13 48 (2.71%) IIS
14 41 (2.32%) WebSphere Application Server
15 35 (1.98%) Mule ESB
16 31 (1.75%) Apache Solr
16 31 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
17 29 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
18 16 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
19 15 (0.85%) GlassFish
Applications
1 52 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.90%) MS Office
3 13 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.40%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.34%) MS Project
7 1 (0.056%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 55 (3.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 33 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
4 16 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.23%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.17%) assyst
8 3 (0.17%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.11%) Magento
9 2 (0.11%) OpenText Process Suite
9 2 (0.11%) RMDS
10 1 (0.056%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.056%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.056%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 110 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
1 110 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (4.40%) GitHub
3 62 (3.50%) PaaS
4 61 (3.44%) IaaS
5 32 (1.81%) SaaS
6 27 (1.52%) OpenShift
7 26 (1.47%) CloudBees
8 15 (0.85%) Force.com
9 14 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.79%) TestFlight
10 12 (0.68%) Office 365
11 11 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
11 11 (0.62%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.40%) Boomi
15 6 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
16 5 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 111 (6.27%) HTTP
2 52 (2.94%) LDAP
3 48 (2.71%) Firewall
4 45 (2.54%) Internet
5 42 (2.37%) HTTPS
6 40 (2.26%) TCP/IP
7 39 (2.20%) SSL
8 35 (1.98%) FTP
9 15 (0.85%) SSH
10 14 (0.79%) SMTP
11 13 (0.73%) Kerberos
12 11 (0.62%) Broadband
13 10 (0.56%) SNMP
14 7 (0.40%) Intranet
14 7 (0.40%) MPLS
14 7 (0.40%) WinSCP
15 6 (0.34%) AMQP
15 6 (0.34%) VPN
16 5 (0.28%) DNS
16 5 (0.28%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 149 (8.41%) MySQL
3 118 (6.66%) NoSQL
4 116 (6.55%) Oracle Database
5 106 (5.99%) Relational Database
6 100 (5.65%) MongoDB
7 70 (3.95%) Big Data
8 63 (3.56%) DB2
9 55 (3.11%) RDBMS
10 47 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 44 (2.48%) Hadoop
12 38 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
13 34 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
14 33 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
15 30 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
16 26 (1.47%) Redis
17 20 (1.13%) SQLite
18 18 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
19 17 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
19 17 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 338 (19.09%) Git (software)
2 306 (17.28%) Jenkins
3 268 (15.13%) JIRA
4 246 (13.89%) Maven
5 232 (13.10%) Selenium
6 207 (11.69%) SoapUI
7 205 (11.58%) JUnit
8 128 (7.23%) Cucumber
9 111 (6.27%) Mockito
10 108 (6.10%) Eclipse
11 106 (5.99%) Subversion
12 87 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
12 87 (4.91%) WebDriver
13 85 (4.80%) Ant
14 84 (4.74%) Visual Studio
15 83 (4.69%) Gradle
16 77 (4.35%) TeamCity
17 68 (3.84%) JMeter
18 61 (3.44%) NUnit
19 49 (2.77%) SonarQube
General
1 312 (17.62%) Finance
2 167 (9.43%) Banking
3 97 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 90 (5.08%) Marketing
5 83 (4.69%) Retail
6 57 (3.22%) Electronics
6 57 (3.22%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.24%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.02%) Law
9 15 (0.85%) Games
10 13 (0.73%) Back Office
11 12 (0.68%) Publishing
12 10 (0.56%) Legal
13 9 (0.51%) Local Government
14 7 (0.40%) Billing
15 4 (0.23%) Advertising
15 4 (0.23%) Automotive
15 4 (0.23%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.17%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1053 (59.46%) Developer
2 451 (25.47%) Java Developer
3 239 (13.50%) Architect
4 150 (8.47%) .NET Developer
5 144 (8.13%) Senior Developer
6 127 (7.17%) Analyst
7 106 (5.99%) C# Developer
8 97 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
9 93 (5.25%) Test Analyst
10 85 (4.80%) C# .NET Developer
11 76 (4.29%) Consultant
12 70 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
13 69 (3.90%) Tester
14 61 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
15 58 (3.27%) Software Developer
16 52 (2.94%) Integration Architect
17 49 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 48 (2.71%) Agile Developer
19 47 (2.65%) Integration Developer
20 43 (2.43%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 989 (55.84%) REST
2 945 (53.36%) Web Services
3 752 (42.46%) XML
4 539 (30.43%) HTML
5 477 (26.93%) JSON
6 473 (26.71%) Spring
7 457 (25.80%) CSS
8 334 (18.86%) .NET
9 319 (18.01%) RESTful
10 311 (17.56%) jQuery
11 253 (14.29%) J2EE
12 250 (14.12%) AngularJS
13 247 (13.95%) Hibernate
14 194 (10.95%) JMS
15 183 (10.33%) HTML5
16 151 (8.53%) XSLT
17 145 (8.19%) XSD
18 143 (8.07%) WCF
19 140 (7.91%) ASP.NET
20 137 (7.74%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 107 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (4.40%) Mobile App
3 77 (4.35%) User Experience
4 49 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
5 41 (2.32%) Computer Science
6 27 (1.52%) DataPower
7 25 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 23 (1.30%) CMDB
8 23 (1.30%) Data Integration
9 22 (1.24%) Data Structures
9 22 (1.24%) N-Tier
10 16 (0.90%) Data Centre
10 16 (0.90%) Virtual Team
11 15 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 14 (0.79%) Clustering
12 14 (0.79%) iPad
13 12 (0.68%) PKI
13 12 (0.68%) Visualisation
14 11 (0.62%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.62%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 321 (18.13%) Linux
2 259 (14.62%) Unix
3 145 (8.19%) Windows
4 42 (2.37%) Apple iOS
5 31 (1.75%) Windows Server
6 24 (1.36%) Android
7 15 (0.85%) AIX
8 14 (0.79%) Solaris
9 12 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.45%) HPUX
11 7 (0.40%) CentOS
12 6 (0.34%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.11%) Mesosphere
17 1 (0.056%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.056%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 957 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (24.56%) Scrum
3 418 (23.60%) TDD
4 328 (18.52%) MVC
5 281 (15.87%) OO
6 259 (14.62%) BDD
7 245 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
8 212 (11.97%) SOA
9 154 (8.70%) DevOps
10 145 (8.19%) Unit Testing
11 144 (8.13%) E-Commerce
12 133 (7.51%) SDLC
13 119 (6.72%) Software Engineering
14 111 (6.27%) Test Automation
15 102 (5.76%) Kanban
16 101 (5.70%) Microservices
17 95 (5.36%) Open Source
18 90 (5.08%) Workflow
19 89 (5.03%) UML
20 82 (4.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 932 (52.63%) Java
2 621 (35.06%) SQL
3 607 (34.27%) JavaScript
4 317 (17.90%) C#
5 123 (6.95%) Python
6 120 (6.78%) Shell Script
7 81 (4.57%) PHP
8 68 (3.84%) PL/SQL
9 62 (3.50%) T-SQL
10 57 (3.22%) XPath
11 55 (3.11%) Korn
12 53 (2.99%) Ruby
13 50 (2.82%) Scala
14 49 (2.77%) Groovy
15 45 (2.54%) Bash Shell
16 38 (2.15%) Perl
17 37 (2.09%) PowerShell
18 32 (1.81%) Apex Code
19 29 (1.64%) C++
20 28 (1.58%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 105 (5.93%) Security Cleared
2 101 (5.70%) Degree
3 74 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.69%) ISEB
5 28 (1.58%) ISTQB
6 16 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.40%) MCSE
10 4 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.17%) CCNP
11 3 (0.17%) RHCE
12 2 (0.11%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.11%) MCITP
12 2 (0.11%) PMP
13 1 (0.056%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.056%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (7.06%) QA
2 25 (1.41%) FATCA
3 15 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (0.62%) EMIR
4 11 (0.62%) MiFID
4 11 (0.62%) SDET
5 10 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.51%) PA-DSS
7 8 (0.45%) HL7
8 5 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.23%) WCAG
10 3 (0.17%) SEPA
11 2 (0.11%) SLA
12 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (3.95%) Docker
2 37 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.62%) LXC
6 7 (0.40%) NDS
7 6 (0.34%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.23%) Varnish
9 3 (0.17%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.17%) vSphere
10 2 (0.11%) vCloud
11 1 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.056%) etcd
11 1 (0.056%) KVM
11 1 (0.056%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.056%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (3.05%) Puppet
2 41 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
3 34 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.07%) Ansible
5 11 (0.62%) OpenAM
6 10 (0.56%) Control-M
7 9 (0.51%) logstash
8 8 (0.45%) CloudHub
8 8 (0.45%) OpenSSO
9 7 (0.40%) Kibana
10 6 (0.34%) Rancher
10 6 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 5 (0.28%) CA Wily
12 4 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.23%) Grafana
12 4 (0.23%) Kubernetes
13 3 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
13 3 (0.17%) Perfmon
13 3 (0.17%) vRealize
13 3 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 391 (22.08%) Oracle
2 207 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 136 (7.68%) IBM
4 83 (4.69%) SAP
5 71 (4.01%) MuleSoft
6 68 (3.84%) Adobe
7 55 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
8 54 (3.05%) HP
8 54 (3.05%) VMware
9 49 (2.77%) Solace
10 46 (2.60%) ServiceNow
11 35 (1.98%) Google
12 33 (1.86%) CA
12 33 (1.86%) Perforce
13 30 (1.69%) hybris
14 27 (1.52%) ATG
15 26 (1.47%) Atlassian
16 24 (1.36%) Sybase
17 23 (1.30%) WSO2
18 22 (1.24%) Apigee
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
East Anglia
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North East
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + EXPENSES COVERED
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £480 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
North East England
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 17 days ago