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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 127 124 157
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +33
Contract jobs citing SOAP 904 920 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.97% 1.83% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.35% 6.24% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 627 504
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 3
Median hourly rate £30.39 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.08 £29.80 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £44.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
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
14233 14747 13901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.04% 29.28% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9892 10332 9643
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 236 161
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +24 489 £450 - 91
South East -44 111 £463 +14.19% 37
South West +22 64 £350 -12.50% 35
North West -24 59 £340 -1.09% 21
West Midlands +10 47 £318 -30.41% 17
Yorkshire +21 45 £475 +38.18% 21
East of England -35 36 £463 -2.63% 21
East Midlands -8 28 £363 -9.37% 7
North East -21 14 £438 +45.83% 5
Midlands +3 1 - -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1025 (57.13%) REST
2 967 (53.90%) Java
3 961 (53.57%) Web Services
3 961 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 780 (43.48%) XML
5 677 (37.74%) SQL
6 605 (33.72%) JavaScript
7 529 (29.49%) HTML
8 495 (27.59%) JSON
9 494 (27.54%) Spring
10 466 (25.98%) Scrum
11 454 (25.31%) CSS
12 414 (23.08%) Oracle
13 404 (22.52%) TDD
14 356 (19.84%) MVC
15 351 (19.57%) .NET
16 338 (18.84%) C#
17 326 (18.17%) Git (software)
18 310 (17.28%) jQuery
19 308 (17.17%) Finance
20 306 (17.06%) RESTful
21 302 (16.83%) Linux
22 271 (15.11%) Jenkins
23 265 (14.77%) AngularJS
24 261 (14.55%) OO
24 261 (14.55%) SQL Server
25 253 (14.10%) Hibernate
26 252 (14.05%) J2EE
27 248 (13.82%) Unix
27 248 (13.82%) Continuous Integration

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
1 154 (8.58%) WebSphere
2 120 (6.69%) JBoss
3 111 (6.19%) Apache
4 110 (6.13%) Tomcat
5 99 (5.52%) Confluence
6 86 (4.79%) WebLogic
7 82 (4.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 65 (3.62%) Mule
8 65 (3.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 61 (3.40%) SharePoint
10 56 (3.12%) BizTalk Server
11 50 (2.79%) IIS
11 50 (2.79%) Mule ESB
12 47 (2.62%) CMS
13 41 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
14 39 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
15 31 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
16 26 (1.45%) Apache Solr
17 22 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
18 18 (1.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 53 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.00%) MS Office
3 14 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.39%) MS Project
6 1 (0.056%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 46 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 45 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 34 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
4 15 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.45%) Radian6
6 8 (0.45%) Social Studio
7 6 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
8 5 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.17%) assyst
9 3 (0.17%) SAP HCM
10 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.11%) Magento
10 2 (0.11%) OpenText Process Suite
10 2 (0.11%) RMDS
10 2 (0.11%) Workday HCM
11 1 (0.056%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 1 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 129 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 128 (7.13%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (3.79%) GitHub
4 43 (2.40%) IaaS
4 43 (2.40%) PaaS
5 34 (1.90%) SaaS
6 28 (1.56%) CloudBees
6 28 (1.56%) OpenShift
7 21 (1.17%) TestFlight
8 20 (1.11%) Force.com
9 19 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
12 10 (0.56%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (0.39%) Google App Engine
15 7 (0.39%) Office 365
16 6 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
16 6 (0.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 116 (6.47%) HTTP
2 59 (3.29%) LDAP
3 44 (2.45%) Firewall
3 44 (2.45%) SSL
4 38 (2.12%) TCP/IP
5 33 (1.84%) Internet
6 30 (1.67%) FTP
7 27 (1.51%) HTTPS
8 13 (0.72%) AMQP
8 13 (0.72%) Kerberos
9 12 (0.67%) SSH
10 11 (0.61%) Broadband
10 11 (0.61%) CTI
11 10 (0.56%) SMTP
12 9 (0.50%) DNS
12 9 (0.50%) SNMP
13 8 (0.45%) DSL
13 8 (0.45%) Intranet
13 8 (0.45%) VPN
14 7 (0.39%) FCAPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 148 (8.25%) MySQL
3 126 (7.02%) Oracle Database
4 125 (6.97%) MongoDB
5 116 (6.47%) NoSQL
6 97 (5.41%) Relational Database
7 75 (4.18%) Big Data
8 51 (2.84%) RDBMS
9 50 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 46 (2.56%) Hadoop
11 45 (2.51%) DB2
12 37 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 36 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
13 36 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
14 32 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
15 30 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
16 29 (1.62%) CouchDB
17 27 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 26 (1.45%) SQLite
19 24 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 326 (18.17%) Git (software)
2 271 (15.11%) Jenkins
3 244 (13.60%) JIRA
4 238 (13.27%) Maven
5 221 (12.32%) SoapUI
6 218 (12.15%) JUnit
7 202 (11.26%) Selenium
8 125 (6.97%) Cucumber
9 120 (6.69%) Mockito
10 112 (6.24%) Eclipse
11 109 (6.08%) Subversion
12 106 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 90 (5.02%) Visual Studio
14 75 (4.18%) Gradle
15 72 (4.01%) WebDriver
16 68 (3.79%) JMeter
17 65 (3.62%) TeamCity
18 64 (3.57%) Ant
19 61 (3.40%) IntelliJ
20 52 (2.90%) NUnit
General
1 308 (17.17%) Finance
2 143 (7.97%) Banking
3 91 (5.07%) Telecoms
4 88 (4.91%) Marketing
5 85 (4.74%) Retail
6 49 (2.73%) Manufacturing
7 46 (2.56%) Electronics
8 17 (0.95%) Publishing
9 15 (0.84%) Games
10 14 (0.78%) Law
11 11 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.61%) Legal
12 8 (0.45%) Back Office
12 8 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.45%) Local Government
13 5 (0.28%) Automotive
13 5 (0.28%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.17%) Billing
15 2 (0.11%) Advertising
15 2 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1114 (62.10%) Developer
2 485 (27.03%) Java Developer
3 229 (12.76%) Architect
4 157 (8.75%) Senior Developer
5 152 (8.47%) .NET Developer
6 143 (7.97%) Analyst
7 115 (6.41%) C# Developer
8 103 (5.74%) Test Analyst
9 94 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
10 89 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
11 77 (4.29%) Consultant
12 71 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
13 69 (3.85%) Agile Developer
14 67 (3.73%) JavaScript Developer
15 55 (3.07%) Software Developer
16 54 (3.01%) Tester
17 52 (2.90%) Integration Architect
17 52 (2.90%) Integration Developer
18 48 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 48 (2.68%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1025 (57.13%) REST
2 961 (53.57%) Web Services
3 780 (43.48%) XML
4 529 (29.49%) HTML
5 495 (27.59%) JSON
6 494 (27.54%) Spring
7 454 (25.31%) CSS
8 351 (19.57%) .NET
9 310 (17.28%) jQuery
10 306 (17.06%) RESTful
11 265 (14.77%) AngularJS
12 253 (14.10%) Hibernate
13 252 (14.05%) J2EE
14 191 (10.65%) HTML5
15 181 (10.09%) WCF
16 177 (9.87%) JMS
17 159 (8.86%) JSP
18 154 (8.58%) ASP.NET
19 153 (8.53%) Java EE
20 151 (8.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 107 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (4.46%) Mobile App
3 76 (4.24%) User Experience
4 74 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 68 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (1.78%) DataPower
7 26 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 26 (1.45%) N-Tier
8 23 (1.28%) CMDB
9 21 (1.17%) Clustering
10 18 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 16 (0.89%) Data Centre
12 14 (0.78%) iPad
12 14 (0.78%) IVR
13 12 (0.67%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (0.61%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.61%) PKI
14 11 (0.61%) Visualisation
15 10 (0.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 302 (16.83%) Linux
2 248 (13.82%) Unix
3 139 (7.75%) Windows
4 48 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 29 (1.62%) Windows Server
6 22 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (1.06%) Android
8 17 (0.95%) AIX
9 13 (0.72%) Solaris
10 11 (0.61%) CentOS
11 8 (0.45%) Mesosphere
12 7 (0.39%) HPUX
12 7 (0.39%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.28%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.17%) VMS
17 2 (0.11%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 961 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (25.98%) Scrum
3 404 (22.52%) TDD
4 356 (19.84%) MVC
5 261 (14.55%) OO
6 248 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
7 236 (13.15%) SOA
8 235 (13.10%) BDD
9 158 (8.81%) Unit Testing
10 155 (8.64%) E-Commerce
11 145 (8.08%) DevOps
11 145 (8.08%) Software Engineering
12 137 (7.64%) SDLC
13 109 (6.08%) Kanban
14 100 (5.57%) Microservices
15 93 (5.18%) CRM
16 92 (5.13%) Open Source
17 90 (5.02%) Test Automation
18 81 (4.52%) Web Development
19 78 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 967 (53.90%) Java
2 677 (37.74%) SQL
3 605 (33.72%) JavaScript
4 338 (18.84%) C#
5 120 (6.69%) Python
6 97 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 95 (5.30%) PHP
8 72 (4.01%) T-SQL
9 68 (3.79%) PL/SQL
10 67 (3.73%) Groovy
11 61 (3.40%) Scala
12 56 (3.12%) XPath
13 55 (3.07%) Korn
14 47 (2.62%) Ruby
15 42 (2.34%) Bash Shell
16 39 (2.17%) Perl
17 36 (2.01%) Objective-C
18 32 (1.78%) PowerShell
19 31 (1.73%) Apple Swift
20 28 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 125 (6.97%) Degree
2 87 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 58 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.45%) ISEB
5 21 (1.17%) ISTQB
6 15 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.56%) CCNP
8 10 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.50%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.39%) MCSE
11 5 (0.28%) MCITP
12 3 (0.17%) RHCE
13 2 (0.11%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.11%) PMP
14 1 (0.056%) CCA
14 1 (0.056%) CCNA
14 1 (0.056%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (7.02%) QA
2 23 (1.28%) FATCA
3 11 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.56%) SDET
5 9 (0.50%) HL7
6 8 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.39%) PA-DSS
8 4 (0.22%) WCAG
9 3 (0.17%) SEPA
10 2 (0.11%) SLA
11 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (3.96%) Docker
2 38 (2.12%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.50%) LXC
5 7 (0.39%) NDS
6 6 (0.33%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 5 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.17%) Varnish
8 3 (0.17%) vSphere
9 2 (0.11%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.11%) KVM
10 1 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.056%) etcd
10 1 (0.056%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.056%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.056%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.056%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (3.29%) Puppet
2 41 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
3 30 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.00%) Ansible
5 11 (0.61%) CloudHub
5 11 (0.61%) OpenAM
6 10 (0.56%) Control-M
7 9 (0.50%) CA Wily
7 9 (0.50%) Grafana
8 8 (0.45%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.45%) logstash
8 8 (0.45%) OpenSSO
9 5 (0.28%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.28%) Graphite
9 5 (0.28%) Kibana
9 5 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
11 3 (0.17%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 414 (23.08%) Oracle
2 200 (11.15%) Microsoft
3 148 (8.25%) IBM
4 89 (4.96%) Adobe
5 72 (4.01%) SAP
6 71 (3.96%) MuleSoft
7 57 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
8 53 (2.95%) HP
9 45 (2.51%) Solace
10 42 (2.34%) ServiceNow
11 30 (1.67%) Google
12 29 (1.62%) hybris
13 26 (1.45%) VMware
13 26 (1.45%) WSO2
14 25 (1.39%) Atlassian
15 24 (1.34%) Informatica
16 22 (1.23%) Sybase
16 22 (1.23%) webMethods
17 21 (1.17%) Perforce
18 20 (1.11%) ATG
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