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 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 19 30 54
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +24
Contract jobs citing SOAP 37 32 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.84% 4.98% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.91% 18.18% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 1
Median daily rate £240 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £31.14 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.74% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +3.52%
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
128 176 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.12% 27.41% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 90 87
Median daily rate £313 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 17
Median hourly rate £31.27 £40.60 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.98% +3.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.45 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.90 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 26 June 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 26 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
Basildon 0 6 £240 -40.00% 1
Brentwood +1 1 £228 -39.33%
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 63 (92.65%) Web Services
2 55 (80.88%) XML
3 49 (72.06%) REST
4 46 (67.65%) Java
5 31 (45.59%) HTML
6 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (39.71%) Oracle
7 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
8 25 (36.76%) TDD
8 25 (36.76%) Open Source
9 24 (35.29%) AngularJS
9 24 (35.29%) JSON
10 23 (33.82%) SOA
10 23 (33.82%) WSO2
10 23 (33.82%) Apache Camel
11 22 (32.35%) HTML5
11 22 (32.35%) SQL
12 18 (26.47%) TopLink
13 17 (25.00%) WireMock
13 17 (25.00%) Finance
13 17 (25.00%) JSF
13 17 (25.00%) Google
13 17 (25.00%) J2EE
13 17 (25.00%) MySQL
13 17 (25.00%) XSD
13 17 (25.00%) XSLT
14 16 (23.53%) Oracle Service Bus
15 15 (22.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 15 (22.06%) Apache ServiceMix
16 14 (20.59%) .NET

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 16 (23.53%) Oracle Service Bus
2 15 (22.06%) Apache ServiceMix
2 15 (22.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (14.71%) IIS
4 7 (10.29%) WebLogic
5 6 (8.82%) Apache
5 6 (8.82%) GlassFish
5 6 (8.82%) JBoss
5 6 (8.82%) Mule
6 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Firewall
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
1 4 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) AccuRev
2 10 (14.71%) EasyMock
2 10 (14.71%) Mockito
3 8 (11.76%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.88%) Selenium
5 3 (4.41%) Ant
5 3 (4.41%) Maven
5 3 (4.41%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.41%) VisualVM
6 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.47%) JIRA
7 1 (1.47%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.47%) Xcode
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Automotive
3 4 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (80.88%) Developer
2 32 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 18 (26.47%) SOA Developer
4 15 (22.06%) J2EE Developer
5 12 (17.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 9 (13.24%) XML Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Agile Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Applications Support
8 6 (8.82%) Angular Developer
8 6 (8.82%) HTML Developer
8 6 (8.82%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Integration Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Applications Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (92.65%) Web Services
2 55 (80.88%) XML
3 49 (72.06%) REST
4 31 (45.59%) HTML
5 24 (35.29%) AngularJS
5 24 (35.29%) JSON
6 23 (33.82%) Apache Camel
7 22 (32.35%) HTML5
8 18 (26.47%) TopLink
9 17 (25.00%) J2EE
9 17 (25.00%) JSF
9 17 (25.00%) WireMock
9 17 (25.00%) XSD
9 17 (25.00%) XSLT
10 14 (20.59%) .NET
11 13 (19.12%) PrimeFaces
12 11 (16.18%) Middleware
13 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
14 6 (8.82%) Apache CXF
14 6 (8.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 4 (5.88%) DataPower
1 4 (5.88%) Hedge funds
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Clustering
3 2 (2.94%) Replication
3 2 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.29%) Linux
4 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.41%) Unix
6 2 (2.94%) Solaris
7 1 (1.47%) Android
7 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) Open Source
2 25 (36.76%) TDD
3 23 (33.82%) SOA
4 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.71%) Scrum
6 9 (13.24%) Test Scripting
7 6 (8.82%) OO
7 6 (8.82%) SDLC
8 5 (7.35%) MVC
8 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.88%) Agile Testing
9 4 (5.88%) ATDD
9 4 (5.88%) BDD
9 4 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (67.65%) Java
2 22 (32.35%) SQL
3 9 (13.24%) C#
4 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.94%) C++
6 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.94%) XPath
7 1 (1.47%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.47%) Groovy
7 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.47%) SOQL
7 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 4 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Opsview
2 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Oracle
2 23 (33.82%) WSO2
3 17 (25.00%) Google
4 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.88%) webMethods
6 3 (4.41%) IBM
6 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.41%) Software AG
6 3 (4.41%) Splunk
7 2 (2.94%) HP
7 2 (2.94%) Infor
7 2 (2.94%) SAP
8 1 (1.47%) CA
8 1 (1.47%) Rally