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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 131 124 177
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +53
Contract jobs citing SOAP 945 976 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.92% 1.85% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.19% 6.44% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 674 403
Median daily rate £423 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £572 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 3
Median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.53 £33.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +7.95%
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
15267 15161 14268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.05% 28.76% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10628 10565 9402
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 £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 273 163
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -4 447 £450 +5.88% 89
South East +10 146 £400 - 30
North West -2 80 £340 -28.04% 31
South West +26 73 £350 -12.50% 24
West Midlands +17 63 £384 -4.06% 22
Yorkshire +15 50 £390 +19.08% 18
East of England -37 41 £388 - 22
East Midlands +6 31 £400 +1.58% 13
North East -51 8 £325 -35.00% 2
Midlands +1 6 £500 +29.03%
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1094 (55.62%) REST
2 1073 (54.55%) Java
3 1027 (52.21%) Web Services
4 950 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
5 838 (42.60%) XML
6 674 (34.27%) SQL
7 579 (29.44%) JavaScript
8 527 (26.79%) HTML
9 521 (26.49%) Spring
10 515 (26.18%) Oracle
11 483 (24.56%) JSON
12 453 (23.03%) Scrum
13 401 (20.39%) CSS
14 381 (19.37%) TDD
15 348 (17.69%) .NET
15 348 (17.69%) C#
16 347 (17.64%) Finance
17 346 (17.59%) Linux
18 332 (16.88%) MVC
19 325 (16.52%) RESTful
20 320 (16.27%) SOA
21 303 (15.40%) Git (software)
22 299 (15.20%) J2EE
23 288 (14.64%) Continuous Integration
24 285 (14.49%) SQL Server
25 275 (13.98%) AngularJS
26 260 (13.22%) jQuery
27 259 (13.17%) JUnit
28 257 (13.07%) Unix
29 251 (12.76%) 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
1 171 (8.69%) JBoss
2 141 (7.17%) Tomcat
3 138 (7.02%) WebSphere
4 103 (5.24%) Apache
5 95 (4.83%) WebLogic
6 77 (3.91%) SharePoint
7 67 (3.41%) Mule
8 64 (3.25%) Confluence
9 63 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
10 53 (2.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 51 (2.59%) IIS
11 51 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
12 48 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
13 45 (2.29%) Mule ESB
14 44 (2.24%) CMS
15 39 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
16 31 (1.58%) MQSeries
17 30 (1.53%) Jetty
18 27 (1.37%) nginx
19 26 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 75 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 37 (1.88%) MS Office
3 16 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.51%) MS Project
5 9 (0.46%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 68 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (2.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 25 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
4 24 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
5 18 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
6 12 (0.61%) 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%) Magento
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
11 3 (0.15%) ION MarketView
12 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.10%) OpenText Process Suite
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.10%) RMDS
13 1 (0.051%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 122 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (2.64%) GitHub
4 31 (1.58%) PaaS
5 26 (1.32%) SaaS
6 25 (1.27%) IaaS
7 22 (1.12%) Force.com
8 20 (1.02%) TestFlight
9 19 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (0.97%) OpenShift
10 18 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (0.92%) CloudBees
11 12 (0.61%) Boomi
11 12 (0.61%) Google App Engine
11 12 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (0.36%) Heroku
14 6 (0.31%) Google Apps
14 6 (0.31%) Office 365
14 6 (0.31%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 153 (7.78%) HTTP
2 68 (3.46%) LDAP
3 50 (2.54%) SSL
4 48 (2.44%) Firewall
5 39 (1.98%) FTP
6 38 (1.93%) Internet
7 34 (1.73%) TCP/IP
8 24 (1.22%) HTTPS
9 14 (0.71%) SNMP
10 13 (0.66%) AMQP
10 13 (0.66%) WinSCP
11 11 (0.56%) 3G
11 11 (0.56%) 4G
11 11 (0.56%) CTI
11 11 (0.56%) SSH
12 10 (0.51%) DNS
12 10 (0.51%) INAP
12 10 (0.51%) Kerberos
12 10 (0.51%) Network Security
12 10 (0.51%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 166 (8.44%) MySQL
3 153 (7.78%) Oracle Database
4 132 (6.71%) MongoDB
5 105 (5.34%) NoSQL
6 77 (3.91%) Relational Database
7 73 (3.71%) Big Data
8 63 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
9 62 (3.15%) Hadoop
10 47 (2.39%) RDBMS
11 36 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
12 35 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 34 (1.73%) DB2
13 34 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
14 32 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
14 32 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 31 (1.58%) Neo4j
16 28 (1.42%) CouchDB
16 28 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
17 23 (1.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 303 (15.40%) Git (software)
2 259 (13.17%) JUnit
3 251 (12.76%) Maven
4 250 (12.71%) Jenkins
5 244 (12.40%) SoapUI
6 205 (10.42%) Selenium
7 190 (9.66%) JIRA
8 143 (7.27%) Subversion
9 130 (6.61%) Cucumber
10 115 (5.85%) Mockito
11 111 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 110 (5.59%) Eclipse
13 92 (4.68%) Visual Studio
14 70 (3.56%) IntelliJ
15 67 (3.41%) Gradle
16 60 (3.05%) Ant
16 60 (3.05%) JMeter
17 57 (2.90%) WebDriver
18 56 (2.85%) TeamCity
19 46 (2.34%) SonarQube
General
1 347 (17.64%) Finance
2 149 (7.57%) Banking
3 112 (5.69%) Marketing
4 97 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 90 (4.58%) Retail
6 50 (2.54%) Manufacturing
7 47 (2.39%) Electronics
8 22 (1.12%) Publishing
9 18 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 18 (0.92%) Law
10 13 (0.66%) Legal
11 12 (0.61%) Back Office
11 12 (0.61%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.56%) Front Office
12 11 (0.56%) Games
13 8 (0.41%) Local Government
14 7 (0.36%) Automotive
14 7 (0.36%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.25%) Advertising
15 5 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1231 (62.58%) Developer
2 572 (29.08%) Java Developer
3 277 (14.08%) Architect
4 198 (10.07%) Senior Developer
5 163 (8.29%) .NET Developer
6 144 (7.32%) Analyst
7 118 (6.00%) C# Developer
8 103 (5.24%) Senior Java Developer
9 100 (5.08%) Test Analyst
10 91 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
11 75 (3.81%) Agile Developer
12 74 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
13 71 (3.61%) Consultant
13 71 (3.61%) Integration Architect
14 68 (3.46%) Integration Developer
15 62 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
16 57 (2.90%) Lead Developer
17 55 (2.80%) Software Developer
18 53 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 49 (2.49%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1094 (55.62%) REST
2 1027 (52.21%) Web Services
3 838 (42.60%) XML
4 527 (26.79%) HTML
5 521 (26.49%) Spring
6 483 (24.56%) JSON
7 401 (20.39%) CSS
8 348 (17.69%) .NET
9 325 (16.52%) RESTful
10 299 (15.20%) J2EE
11 275 (13.98%) AngularJS
12 260 (13.22%) jQuery
13 238 (12.10%) Hibernate
14 218 (11.08%) HTML5
15 194 (9.86%) WCF
16 173 (8.80%) XSD
17 166 (8.44%) JDBC
18 165 (8.39%) WSDL
19 162 (8.24%) Java EE
20 159 (8.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 109 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (4.42%) Mobile App
3 84 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
4 73 (3.71%) Computer Science
5 56 (2.85%) User Experience
6 46 (2.34%) DataPower
7 27 (1.37%) Data Integration
8 25 (1.27%) Clustering
9 24 (1.22%) iPad
10 23 (1.17%) N-Tier
11 18 (0.92%) Social Media
12 15 (0.76%) Algorithms
13 14 (0.71%) Data Centre
13 14 (0.71%) Data Structures
13 14 (0.71%) IVR
14 12 (0.61%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.61%) CMDB
14 12 (0.61%) Mainframe
15 11 (0.56%) Hedge funds
16 9 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 346 (17.59%) Linux
2 257 (13.07%) Unix
3 148 (7.52%) Windows
4 58 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 39 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (1.63%) Android
7 21 (1.07%) AIX
8 19 (0.97%) Windows Server
9 16 (0.81%) Solaris
10 14 (0.71%) CentOS
11 8 (0.41%) Mesosphere
12 7 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.36%) VxWorks
12 7 (0.36%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.31%) VMS
14 5 (0.25%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.15%) HPUX
15 3 (0.15%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.10%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 950 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (23.03%) Scrum
3 381 (19.37%) TDD
4 332 (16.88%) MVC
5 320 (16.27%) SOA
6 288 (14.64%) Continuous Integration
7 218 (11.08%) OO
8 212 (10.78%) BDD
9 146 (7.42%) Software Engineering
9 146 (7.42%) Unit Testing
10 136 (6.91%) Open Source
11 135 (6.86%) E-Commerce
12 133 (6.76%) CRM
13 126 (6.41%) SDLC
14 120 (6.10%) Microservices
15 118 (6.00%) DevOps
16 113 (5.74%) Test Automation
17 112 (5.69%) Kanban
18 98 (4.98%) Data Modelling
19 96 (4.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1073 (54.55%) Java
2 674 (34.27%) SQL
3 579 (29.44%) JavaScript
4 348 (17.69%) C#
5 98 (4.98%) PHP
6 90 (4.58%) Groovy
7 82 (4.17%) Python
8 79 (4.02%) PL/SQL
9 77 (3.91%) T-SQL
10 60 (3.05%) Scala
11 58 (2.95%) Shell Script
12 45 (2.29%) C
12 45 (2.29%) C++
13 44 (2.24%) Objective-C
14 41 (2.08%) Apex Code
15 37 (1.88%) Apple Swift
16 35 (1.78%) XPath
17 34 (1.73%) Bash Shell
17 34 (1.73%) Ruby
18 30 (1.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 130 (6.61%) Degree
2 124 (6.30%) Security Cleared
3 87 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.37%) ISEB
5 20 (1.02%) ISTQB
6 15 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (0.71%) CCNP
7 14 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.41%) HNC
9 8 (0.41%) HND
10 6 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.25%) MCITP
12 4 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.15%) MCSE
13 3 (0.15%) RHCE
14 2 (0.10%) PMP
14 2 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (6.86%) QA
2 18 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.51%) HL7
5 8 (0.41%) FATCA
6 7 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.36%) SDET
7 3 (0.15%) SEPA
7 3 (0.15%) SLA
7 3 (0.15%) WCAG
8 2 (0.10%) COBIT
8 2 (0.10%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.051%) ISO20022
System Software
1 79 (4.02%) Docker
2 47 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.36%) NDS
6 6 (0.31%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 3 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.15%) Firmware
7 3 (0.15%) KVM
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
8 2 (0.10%) Xen
9 1 (0.051%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 68 (3.46%) Puppet
2 51 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
3 28 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (1.12%) Grafana
5 15 (0.76%) Ansible
6 14 (0.71%) Graphite
7 11 (0.56%) Kubernetes
8 10 (0.51%) BladeLogic
8 10 (0.51%) CloudHub
8 10 (0.51%) Nagios
9 9 (0.46%) CA Wily
10 8 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
11 7 (0.36%) OpenAM
12 6 (0.31%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.25%) CA Service Virtualization
14 4 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
14 4 (0.20%) Control-M
14 4 (0.20%) logstash
15 3 (0.15%) Opsview
15 3 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 515 (26.18%) Oracle
2 196 (9.96%) Microsoft
3 174 (8.85%) IBM
4 82 (4.17%) SAP
5 76 (3.86%) Salesforce.com
6 62 (3.15%) HP
7 61 (3.10%) Adobe
8 55 (2.80%) webMethods
9 49 (2.49%) MuleSoft
10 41 (2.08%) VMware
11 38 (1.93%) Informatica
11 38 (1.93%) ServiceNow
12 37 (1.88%) TIBCO
13 36 (1.83%) Google
14 34 (1.73%) WSO2
15 29 (1.47%) Red Hat
16 27 (1.37%) Talend
17 24 (1.22%) CA
18 21 (1.07%) Axway
19 18 (0.92%) Sybase
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