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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 134 125 177
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +52
Contract jobs citing SOAP 952 975 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.88% 1.84% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.26% 6.45% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 675 389
Median daily rate £428 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 4
Median hourly rate £31.70 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.41% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £23.75 £33.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £56.50 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +21.42%
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
15219 15108 14035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.08% 28.51% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10644 10370 9071
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 261 198
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.92 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £49.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 24 August 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
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 24 August 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 +13 436 £463 +5.71% 72
South East -13 161 £425 +6.25% 26
North West +7 79 £375 -16.66% 31
South West +26 75 £350 -6.66% 35
West Midlands +14 68 £400 -2.43% 14
East of England -34 43 £375 -3.53% 15
Yorkshire -8 36 £375 +11.11% 12
East Midlands +7 32 £450 +20.00% 15
North East -47 15 £375 -18.91% 3
Midlands -8 4 £513 -14.58%
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 1078 (55.03%) Java
2 1075 (54.87%) REST
3 1025 (52.32%) Web Services
4 921 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
5 849 (43.34%) XML
6 640 (32.67%) SQL
7 560 (28.59%) JavaScript
8 514 (26.24%) Oracle
9 503 (25.68%) HTML
10 496 (25.32%) Spring
11 473 (24.14%) JSON
12 421 (21.49%) Scrum
13 382 (19.50%) CSS
14 374 (19.09%) Finance
15 361 (18.43%) TDD
16 345 (17.61%) Linux
17 335 (17.10%) SOA
18 334 (17.05%) C#
19 322 (16.44%) .NET
20 314 (16.03%) RESTful
21 295 (15.06%) Git (software)
21 295 (15.06%) J2EE
22 293 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
23 287 (14.65%) MVC
24 278 (14.19%) SoapUI
25 261 (13.32%) Unix
26 254 (12.97%) AngularJS
27 252 (12.86%) JUnit
28 250 (12.76%) SQL Server
29 247 (12.61%) Maven

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
1 174 (8.88%) JBoss
2 152 (7.76%) Tomcat
3 132 (6.74%) WebSphere
4 102 (5.21%) Apache
5 93 (4.75%) WebLogic
6 74 (3.78%) SharePoint
7 65 (3.32%) Mule
8 52 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
9 50 (2.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 50 (2.55%) Confluence
10 49 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
11 46 (2.35%) IIS
12 45 (2.30%) CMS
13 43 (2.19%) Mule ESB
14 42 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
15 39 (1.99%) Jetty
16 36 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
16 36 (1.84%) nginx
17 31 (1.58%) MQSeries
18 26 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 72 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.79%) MS Office
3 15 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.51%) MS Project
5 5 (0.26%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 66 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 28 (1.43%) BusinessWorks
4 23 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
5 18 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
6 10 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.41%) Radian6
8 8 (0.41%) Social Studio
9 6 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.20%) ION MarketView
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.15%) Magento
12 2 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.10%) OpenText Process Suite
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.10%) RMDS
12 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
13 1 (0.051%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 120 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (2.30%) GitHub
4 25 (1.28%) PaaS
5 24 (1.23%) Force.com
6 20 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (1.02%) IaaS
6 20 (1.02%) SaaS
7 19 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (0.87%) Boomi
8 17 (0.87%) TestFlight
9 15 (0.77%) OpenShift
10 14 (0.71%) Google App Engine
10 14 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
11 13 (0.66%) CloudBees
12 8 (0.41%) Heroku
13 7 (0.36%) iPaaS
13 7 (0.36%) Office 365
14 6 (0.31%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 157 (8.01%) HTTP
2 72 (3.68%) LDAP
3 43 (2.19%) SSL
4 39 (1.99%) TCP/IP
5 38 (1.94%) Internet
6 33 (1.68%) FTP
7 28 (1.43%) Firewall
8 20 (1.02%) HTTPS
9 19 (0.97%) SNMP
10 17 (0.87%) SSH
11 13 (0.66%) 3G
11 13 (0.66%) 4G
12 12 (0.61%) Diameter Protocol
12 12 (0.61%) INAP
12 12 (0.61%) SIGTRAN
12 12 (0.61%) SMTP
12 12 (0.61%) VPN
13 11 (0.56%) CTI
13 11 (0.56%) LTE
13 11 (0.56%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 164 (8.37%) MySQL
3 145 (7.40%) MongoDB
3 145 (7.40%) Oracle Database
4 110 (5.62%) NoSQL
5 74 (3.78%) Relational Database
6 67 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
7 62 (3.16%) Big Data
8 59 (3.01%) Hadoop
9 40 (2.04%) Neo4j
10 37 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 29 (1.48%) Apache Hive
11 29 (1.48%) Impala
11 29 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 28 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (1.43%) DB2
12 28 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
13 24 (1.23%) CouchDB
13 24 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 295 (15.06%) Git (software)
2 278 (14.19%) SoapUI
3 252 (12.86%) JUnit
4 247 (12.61%) Maven
5 228 (11.64%) Jenkins
6 208 (10.62%) Selenium
7 177 (9.04%) JIRA
8 150 (7.66%) Subversion
9 132 (6.74%) Cucumber
10 113 (5.77%) Mockito
11 106 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 101 (5.16%) Eclipse
13 77 (3.93%) Visual Studio
14 62 (3.16%) Gradle
15 60 (3.06%) Ant
16 58 (2.96%) IntelliJ
17 57 (2.91%) JMeter
18 53 (2.71%) TeamCity
19 50 (2.55%) WebDriver
20 49 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 374 (19.09%) Finance
2 169 (8.63%) Banking
3 107 (5.46%) Marketing
3 107 (5.46%) Telecoms
4 78 (3.98%) Retail
5 50 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 45 (2.30%) Electronics
7 21 (1.07%) Publishing
8 18 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 18 (0.92%) Law
9 15 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 15 (0.77%) Legal
10 14 (0.71%) Back Office
10 14 (0.71%) Front Office
11 13 (0.66%) Games
12 10 (0.51%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.36%) Automotive
14 6 (0.31%) Advertising
14 6 (0.31%) International Banking
15 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1185 (60.49%) Developer
2 559 (28.53%) Java Developer
3 282 (14.40%) Architect
4 187 (9.55%) Senior Developer
5 148 (7.55%) Analyst
6 129 (6.58%) .NET Developer
7 106 (5.41%) C# Developer
8 103 (5.26%) Test Analyst
9 96 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
10 77 (3.93%) Agile Developer
11 76 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
12 75 (3.83%) Consultant
13 70 (3.57%) Integration Architect
14 69 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
15 65 (3.32%) Integration Developer
16 59 (3.01%) Lead Developer
17 54 (2.76%) Designer
17 54 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
18 52 (2.65%) Technical Architect
18 52 (2.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1075 (54.87%) REST
2 1025 (52.32%) Web Services
3 849 (43.34%) XML
4 503 (25.68%) HTML
5 496 (25.32%) Spring
6 473 (24.14%) JSON
7 382 (19.50%) CSS
8 322 (16.44%) .NET
9 314 (16.03%) RESTful
10 295 (15.06%) J2EE
11 254 (12.97%) AngularJS
12 220 (11.23%) jQuery
13 216 (11.03%) Hibernate
13 216 (11.03%) HTML5
14 170 (8.68%) JDBC
15 169 (8.63%) WCF
16 159 (8.12%) Middleware
17 158 (8.07%) WSDL
17 158 (8.07%) XSD
18 150 (7.66%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 121 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
3 88 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 77 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 47 (2.40%) User Experience
6 39 (1.99%) DataPower
7 29 (1.48%) iPad
8 26 (1.33%) Clustering
8 26 (1.33%) Data Integration
9 22 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.12%) Social Media
10 21 (1.07%) Data Structures
11 18 (0.92%) N-Tier
12 15 (0.77%) Hedge funds
13 14 (0.71%) Data Centre
13 14 (0.71%) IVR
14 11 (0.56%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.51%) CMDB
15 10 (0.51%) Mainframe
16 9 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 345 (17.61%) Linux
2 261 (13.32%) Unix
3 149 (7.61%) Windows
4 61 (3.11%) Apple iOS
5 46 (2.35%) Android
6 42 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 17 (0.87%) Solaris
9 15 (0.77%) CentOS
10 12 (0.61%) AIX
11 7 (0.36%) Mesosphere
11 7 (0.36%) VxWorks
12 6 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.31%) VMS
12 6 (0.31%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.20%) zOS
14 2 (0.10%) Debian
14 2 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.10%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 921 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
2 421 (21.49%) Scrum
3 361 (18.43%) TDD
4 335 (17.10%) SOA
5 293 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
6 287 (14.65%) MVC
7 198 (10.11%) BDD
8 197 (10.06%) OO
9 157 (8.01%) Software Engineering
10 149 (7.61%) Open Source
11 130 (6.64%) CRM
12 129 (6.58%) SDLC
13 128 (6.53%) E-Commerce
14 126 (6.43%) Microservices
15 125 (6.38%) DevOps
16 119 (6.07%) Unit Testing
17 116 (5.92%) Test Automation
18 106 (5.41%) Kanban
19 104 (5.31%) Waterfall
20 101 (5.16%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1078 (55.03%) Java
2 640 (32.67%) SQL
3 560 (28.59%) JavaScript
4 334 (17.05%) C#
5 97 (4.95%) PHP
6 95 (4.85%) Groovy
7 86 (4.39%) PL/SQL
8 78 (3.98%) Python
9 65 (3.32%) Scala
10 60 (3.06%) T-SQL
11 54 (2.76%) C++
12 47 (2.40%) C
12 47 (2.40%) Objective-C
13 45 (2.30%) Apex Code
13 45 (2.30%) Shell Script
14 41 (2.09%) Ruby
15 37 (1.89%) Perl
16 36 (1.84%) Apple Swift
17 29 (1.48%) Bash Shell
18 25 (1.28%) Jython
Qualifications
1 137 (6.99%) Degree
2 135 (6.89%) Security Cleared
3 94 (4.80%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.53%) ISEB
5 27 (1.38%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.71%) CCNP
6 14 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.51%) HNC
8 10 (0.51%) HND
9 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.36%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.20%) MCITP
12 4 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.15%) MCSE
13 3 (0.15%) PMP
13 3 (0.15%) RHCE
14 2 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (7.50%) QA
2 18 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.61%) HL7
5 7 (0.36%) SDET
5 7 (0.36%) SLA
6 6 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.26%) WCAG
8 4 (0.20%) FATCA
9 3 (0.15%) SEPA
10 2 (0.10%) COBIT
10 2 (0.10%) ISO20022
System Software
1 94 (4.80%) Docker
2 43 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.41%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.20%) Firmware
6 4 (0.20%) KVM
6 4 (0.20%) NDS
6 4 (0.20%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 3 (0.15%) Xen
8 2 (0.10%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (0.10%) Gluster
8 2 (0.10%) NFS
8 2 (0.10%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (0.10%) Squid
8 2 (0.10%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.10%) vSphere
9 1 (0.051%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.051%) LXC
Systems Management
1 67 (3.42%) Puppet
2 57 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
3 34 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (1.38%) Grafana
5 19 (0.97%) Graphite
6 16 (0.82%) Ansible
7 13 (0.66%) Kubernetes
7 13 (0.66%) Nagios
8 11 (0.56%) CA Wily
9 10 (0.51%) BladeLogic
10 8 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
11 7 (0.36%) CloudHub
12 6 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
12 6 (0.31%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
13 4 (0.20%) Netcool
13 4 (0.20%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 4 (0.20%) Netcool/Webtop
13 4 (0.20%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 514 (26.24%) Oracle
2 192 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 177 (9.04%) IBM
4 83 (4.24%) SAP
5 78 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
6 77 (3.93%) HP
7 62 (3.16%) Adobe
8 61 (3.11%) webMethods
9 46 (2.35%) VMware
10 43 (2.19%) Informatica
10 43 (2.19%) ServiceNow
11 42 (2.14%) MuleSoft
12 40 (2.04%) TIBCO
13 39 (1.99%) Google
14 37 (1.89%) WSO2
15 32 (1.63%) Red Hat
16 28 (1.43%) Talend
17 27 (1.38%) CA
18 20 (1.02%) Axway
19 19 (0.97%) Siebel
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