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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 115 146 155
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 1031 826 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.09% 1.65% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.19% 5.92% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 579 432
Median daily rate £430 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 3
Median hourly rate £31.27 £36.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% -15.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.76 £22.18 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £56.20 £136.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +3.52%
SOAP
UK

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
14334 13962 13461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.01% 27.89% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10222 9523 8897
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 196 194
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 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
London +27 419 £450 +5.88% 89
South East +6 213 £456 +14.06% 41
North West +35 109 £438 +9.30% 30
East of England +13 86 £413 +3.12% 9
South West +20 74 £350 -2.77% 28
West Midlands +6 55 £415 -5.14% 18
East Midlands -2 29 £350 -8.49% 14
Yorkshire +8 23 £375 +11.11% 13
North East -61 11 £388 +47.61% 4
Midlands -6 1 - -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 England region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 1024 (53.67%) Web Services
2 1011 (52.99%) Java
3 974 (51.05%) REST
4 880 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
5 875 (45.86%) XML
6 609 (31.92%) SQL
7 536 (28.09%) Oracle
8 511 (26.78%) JavaScript
9 480 (25.16%) HTML
10 444 (23.27%) JSON
11 396 (20.75%) Spring
12 368 (19.29%) SOA
12 368 (19.29%) Scrum
13 356 (18.66%) Finance
14 353 (18.50%) Linux
15 350 (18.34%) CSS
16 348 (18.24%) TDD
17 338 (17.71%) C#
18 326 (17.09%) .NET
19 317 (16.61%) RESTful
20 290 (15.20%) Git (software)
21 288 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
22 280 (14.68%) Unix
23 279 (14.62%) J2EE
24 274 (14.36%) SoapUI
25 245 (12.84%) SQL Server
26 240 (12.58%) Maven
27 230 (12.05%) Microsoft
28 214 (11.22%) Middleware
29 211 (11.06%) JUnit

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
1 155 (8.12%) JBoss
2 127 (6.66%) Tomcat
3 119 (6.24%) WebSphere
4 109 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 105 (5.50%) Apache
6 69 (3.62%) Oracle Service Bus
7 68 (3.56%) CMS
8 60 (3.14%) Mule
9 59 (3.09%) IIS
10 55 (2.88%) SharePoint
11 47 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
12 41 (2.15%) Jetty
13 39 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 37 (1.94%) Confluence
14 37 (1.94%) MQSeries
15 31 (1.62%) nginx
16 30 (1.57%) Mule ESB
17 29 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
18 26 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
19 20 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 68 (3.56%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.68%) MS Office
3 8 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.37%) MS Project
5 6 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 66 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 31 (1.62%) BusinessWorks
4 23 (1.21%) Oracle BPM
5 22 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.37%) Magento
7 6 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (0.26%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.16%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.10%) OpenText Process Suite
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.10%) Revive Adserver
12 1 (0.052%) Oracle Assets
12 1 (0.052%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 1 (0.052%) Oracle Receivables
12 1 (0.052%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 106 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.73%) GitHub
4 30 (1.57%) Force.com
5 25 (1.31%) SaaS
6 22 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (0.94%) Boomi
9 16 (0.84%) Google App Engine
9 16 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (0.79%) PaaS
11 12 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
12 10 (0.52%) Heroku
12 10 (0.52%) TestFlight
13 9 (0.47%) IaaS
14 7 (0.37%) iPaaS
14 7 (0.37%) Office 365
15 6 (0.31%) Oracle CX
16 5 (0.26%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 172 (9.01%) HTTP
2 71 (3.72%) LDAP
3 57 (2.99%) SSL
4 43 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 40 (2.10%) Internet
6 36 (1.89%) FTP
7 25 (1.31%) Firewall
8 22 (1.15%) SNMP
8 22 (1.15%) SSH
9 21 (1.10%) HTTPS
10 16 (0.84%) SMTP
11 15 (0.79%) VPN
12 14 (0.73%) 3G
13 13 (0.68%) 4G
13 13 (0.68%) Diameter Protocol
14 12 (0.63%) INAP
14 12 (0.63%) MGW
14 12 (0.63%) SIGTRAN
15 11 (0.58%) LTE
15 11 (0.58%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 181 (9.49%) MySQL
3 138 (7.23%) MongoDB
4 132 (6.92%) Oracle Database
5 110 (5.77%) NoSQL
6 95 (4.98%) Relational Database
7 76 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
8 46 (2.41%) RDBMS
9 36 (1.89%) Big Data
10 34 (1.78%) Neo4j
11 33 (1.73%) Hadoop
12 30 (1.57%) Apache Hive
12 30 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 29 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
13 29 (1.52%) Impala
14 28 (1.47%) DB2
15 27 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
18 18 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 290 (15.20%) Git (software)
2 274 (14.36%) SoapUI
3 240 (12.58%) Maven
4 211 (11.06%) JUnit
5 200 (10.48%) Jenkins
6 191 (10.01%) Selenium
7 177 (9.28%) JIRA
8 158 (8.28%) Subversion
9 104 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 102 (5.35%) Eclipse
11 98 (5.14%) Mockito
12 90 (4.72%) Cucumber
13 71 (3.72%) Visual Studio
14 58 (3.04%) Ant
15 45 (2.36%) Gradle
16 43 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 43 (2.25%) TeamCity
17 39 (2.04%) JMeter
17 39 (2.04%) WebDriver
18 35 (1.83%) Spock
General
1 356 (18.66%) Finance
2 190 (9.96%) Banking
3 93 (4.87%) Marketing
4 86 (4.51%) Telecoms
5 84 (4.40%) Retail
6 44 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 35 (1.83%) Electronics
8 21 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 19 (1.00%) Back Office
10 18 (0.94%) Front Office
11 17 (0.89%) Financial Institution
11 17 (0.89%) Legal
11 17 (0.89%) Publishing
12 12 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.58%) Advertising
13 11 (0.58%) Law
14 10 (0.52%) Games
15 9 (0.47%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.31%) International Banking
17 5 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1157 (60.64%) Developer
2 494 (25.89%) Java Developer
3 277 (14.52%) Architect
4 189 (9.91%) Senior Developer
5 131 (6.87%) Analyst
6 120 (6.29%) .NET Developer
7 93 (4.87%) C# Developer
8 88 (4.61%) Test Analyst
9 87 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 78 (4.09%) Consultant
11 71 (3.72%) Designer
12 68 (3.56%) Agile Developer
13 66 (3.46%) Technical Architect
14 64 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
15 59 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
16 56 (2.94%) Integration Architect
17 55 (2.88%) Tester
18 53 (2.78%) Integration Developer
19 47 (2.46%) Software Engineer
20 46 (2.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1024 (53.67%) Web Services
2 974 (51.05%) REST
3 875 (45.86%) XML
4 480 (25.16%) HTML
5 444 (23.27%) JSON
6 396 (20.75%) Spring
7 350 (18.34%) CSS
8 326 (17.09%) .NET
9 317 (16.61%) RESTful
10 279 (14.62%) J2EE
11 214 (11.22%) Middleware
12 210 (11.01%) AngularJS
13 188 (9.85%) HTML5
14 179 (9.38%) XSD
15 165 (8.65%) JMS
16 162 (8.49%) jQuery
17 158 (8.28%) Hibernate
18 149 (7.81%) WSDL
19 145 (7.60%) WCF
20 144 (7.55%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 135 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
3 79 (4.14%) Mobile App
4 61 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 60 (3.14%) DataPower
6 40 (2.10%) User Experience
7 34 (1.78%) iPad
8 27 (1.42%) Data Structures
9 25 (1.31%) Clustering
10 24 (1.26%) Data Integration
11 23 (1.21%) Social Media
12 22 (1.15%) Algorithms
13 15 (0.79%) Data Centre
13 15 (0.79%) Hedge funds
13 15 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (0.63%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.58%) Mainframe
17 10 (0.52%) Smart Meter
17 10 (0.52%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 353 (18.50%) Linux
2 280 (14.68%) Unix
3 146 (7.65%) Windows
4 63 (3.30%) Android
5 52 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 40 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (1.00%) Solaris
7 19 (1.00%) Windows Server
8 14 (0.73%) CentOS
9 11 (0.58%) zOS
10 9 (0.47%) AIX
11 7 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.37%) VxWorks
12 6 (0.31%) VMS
12 6 (0.31%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.16%) Mesosphere
14 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 880 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (19.29%) Scrum
2 368 (19.29%) SOA
3 348 (18.24%) TDD
4 288 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
5 205 (10.74%) OO
6 203 (10.64%) MVC
7 168 (8.81%) BDD
8 160 (8.39%) Open Source
9 152 (7.97%) Software Engineering
10 139 (7.29%) E-Commerce
11 133 (6.97%) SDLC
12 132 (6.92%) CRM
13 124 (6.50%) Microservices
14 114 (5.97%) DevOps
15 108 (5.66%) Web Development
16 105 (5.50%) High Availability
17 103 (5.40%) Unit Testing
18 98 (5.14%) Test Automation
19 96 (5.03%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1011 (52.99%) Java
2 609 (31.92%) SQL
3 511 (26.78%) JavaScript
4 338 (17.71%) C#
5 108 (5.66%) PHP
6 106 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 89 (4.66%) Python
8 66 (3.46%) Groovy
9 61 (3.20%) Apex Code
10 60 (3.14%) Scala
11 54 (2.83%) T-SQL
12 52 (2.73%) C
13 49 (2.57%) C++
13 49 (2.57%) Shell Script
14 45 (2.36%) SOQL
15 36 (1.89%) Ruby
16 35 (1.83%) Objective-C
17 34 (1.78%) Perl
18 28 (1.47%) Apple Swift
18 28 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 169 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 122 (6.39%) SC Cleared
3 115 (6.03%) Degree
4 27 (1.42%) ISEB
4 27 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 13 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (0.52%) HNC
7 10 (0.52%) HND
8 9 (0.47%) BC Cleared
9 7 (0.37%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.31%) CCNP
10 6 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.16%) CISSP
12 3 (0.16%) MCITP
12 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (6.66%) QA
2 19 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.73%) HL7
3 14 (0.73%) SLA
4 11 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.31%) SEPA
7 4 (0.21%) WCAG
8 2 (0.10%) COBIT
8 2 (0.10%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.10%) SDET
9 1 (0.052%) FATCA
9 1 (0.052%) HIPAA
System Software
1 87 (4.56%) Docker
2 44 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.42%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.21%) Firmware
8 3 (0.16%) KVM
8 3 (0.16%) vSphere
8 3 (0.16%) Xen
9 2 (0.10%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.10%) Gluster
9 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.10%) NFS
9 2 (0.10%) SpamAssassin
9 2 (0.10%) Squid
9 2 (0.10%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.052%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.052%) LXC
Systems Management
1 86 (4.51%) Puppet
2 56 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
3 43 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (1.31%) Grafana
5 20 (1.05%) Nagios
6 17 (0.89%) Graphite
7 11 (0.58%) Ansible
7 11 (0.58%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.42%) BladeLogic
8 8 (0.42%) CA Wily
8 8 (0.42%) Capistrano
8 8 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
9 6 (0.31%) CloudHub
9 6 (0.31%) Control-M
9 6 (0.31%) Data Guard
10 5 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
10 5 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.21%) Netcool
11 4 (0.21%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 4 (0.21%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 536 (28.09%) Oracle
2 230 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 181 (9.49%) IBM
4 90 (4.72%) HP
5 81 (4.25%) Salesforce.com
6 78 (4.09%) SAP
7 65 (3.41%) webMethods
8 53 (2.78%) Google
9 51 (2.67%) ServiceNow
10 45 (2.36%) Red Hat
10 45 (2.36%) VMware
11 42 (2.20%) TIBCO
11 42 (2.20%) WSO2
12 35 (1.83%) Adobe
13 33 (1.73%) Informatica
14 28 (1.47%) ATG
15 26 (1.36%) Talend
16 24 (1.26%) Siebel
17 23 (1.21%) Atlassian
17 23 (1.21%) CA
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