The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 24 14 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +45
Contract jobs citing SOAP 32 54 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.60% 10.19% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.40% 28.13% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 1
Median daily rate £240 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +13.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £30.50 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
SOAP
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
126 192 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.93% 36.23% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 101 86
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 10
Median hourly rate £30.50 £39.30 £35.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.39% +9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Basildon -1 5 £240 -38.06% 1
Brentwood -1 4 £220 -13.72%
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 51 (89.47%) Web Services
2 48 (84.21%) XML
3 41 (71.93%) REST
4 35 (61.40%) Java
5 22 (38.60%) HTML
5 22 (38.60%) Open Source
6 21 (36.84%) SQL Server
6 21 (36.84%) SQL
6 21 (36.84%) JSON
7 20 (35.09%) Oracle
7 20 (35.09%) SOA
7 20 (35.09%) WSO2
7 20 (35.09%) Apache Camel
8 19 (33.33%) MySQL
8 19 (33.33%) XSD
8 19 (33.33%) XSLT
8 19 (33.33%) Google
9 16 (28.07%) TopLink
10 15 (26.32%) .NET
10 15 (26.32%) Apache ServiceMix
10 15 (26.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (24.56%) HTML5
11 14 (24.56%) Windows
11 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (22.81%) Finance
12 13 (22.81%) JSF
12 13 (22.81%) J2EE
13 12 (21.05%) IIS
13 12 (21.05%) AngularJS
14 11 (19.30%) Oracle Service Bus

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 15 (26.32%) Apache ServiceMix
1 15 (26.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (21.05%) IIS
3 11 (19.30%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
5 8 (14.04%) Apache
5 8 (14.04%) GlassFish
5 8 (14.04%) JBoss
6 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
7 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
7 4 (7.02%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.75%) Mule
8 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Firewall
1 4 (7.02%) Internet
1 4 (7.02%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 19 (33.33%) MySQL
3 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) EasyMock
1 10 (17.54%) Mockito
2 9 (15.79%) AccuRev
3 6 (10.53%) SoapUI
4 5 (8.77%) Ant
4 5 (8.77%) Maven
5 4 (7.02%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.26%) VisualVM
7 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.75%) JIRA
8 1 (1.75%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.75%) Xcode
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Marketing
3 4 (7.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Automotive
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (80.70%) Developer
2 27 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 15 (26.32%) SOA Developer
4 11 (19.30%) XML Developer
5 10 (17.54%) J2EE Developer
6 8 (14.04%) SQL Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Applications Support
7 7 (12.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (8.77%) HTML Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Angular Developer
9 4 (7.02%) C++ Developer
9 4 (7.02%) C++/Java Developer
9 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
9 4 (7.02%) XML XSLT Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) Applications Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (89.47%) Web Services
2 48 (84.21%) XML
3 41 (71.93%) REST
4 22 (38.60%) HTML
5 21 (36.84%) JSON
6 20 (35.09%) Apache Camel
7 19 (33.33%) XSD
7 19 (33.33%) XSLT
8 16 (28.07%) TopLink
9 15 (26.32%) .NET
10 14 (24.56%) HTML5
11 13 (22.81%) J2EE
11 13 (22.81%) JSF
12 12 (21.05%) AngularJS
13 11 (19.30%) Middleware
14 10 (17.54%) PrimeFaces
15 8 (14.04%) .NET Framework
16 5 (8.77%) Ajax
16 5 (8.77%) JPA
16 5 (8.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Hedge funds
2 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Clustering
3 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.02%) DataPower
3 4 (7.02%) Replication
3 4 (7.02%) User Experience
4 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Unix
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Solaris
5 1 (1.75%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Open Source
2 20 (35.09%) SOA
3 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (19.30%) TDD
5 7 (12.28%) Test Scripting
6 6 (10.53%) B2C
6 6 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (10.53%) MVC
6 6 (10.53%) OO
7 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (8.77%) Scrum
8 4 (7.02%) CRM
8 4 (7.02%) Information Management
8 4 (7.02%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (7.02%) User Stories
8 4 (7.02%) Wealth Management
9 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (3.51%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) Java
2 21 (36.84%) SQL
3 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.53%) C#
5 4 (7.02%) C++
5 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.75%) Groovy
7 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Opsview
2 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Oracle
1 20 (35.09%) WSO2
2 19 (33.33%) Google
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) webMethods
5 3 (5.26%) IBM
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.26%) Software AG
5 3 (5.26%) Splunk
6 2 (3.51%) HP
7 1 (1.75%) CA
7 1 (1.75%) Rally
7 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
Essex
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