The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 38 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 21 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.37% 0.62% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.96% 2.31% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.64%
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
162 130 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.96% 26.92% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 76 75
Average daily rate £400 £410 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +51.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £281 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 20
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.73 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +22.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 9 £413 -
Chelmsford - 4 £185 -
Brentwood +1 1 £200 -50.00% 1
Colchester - 1 £350 -
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 51 (69.86%) Web Services
2 49 (67.12%) Java
3 46 (63.01%) XML
4 43 (58.90%) HTML
5 41 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (53.42%) J2EE
7 35 (47.95%) SQL
8 33 (45.21%) TopLink
8 33 (45.21%) HTML5
9 28 (38.36%) REST
9 28 (38.36%) TDD
9 28 (38.36%) SQL Server
10 26 (35.62%) Windows
10 26 (35.62%) SoapUI
11 23 (31.51%) CSS
11 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
12 22 (30.14%) UNIX
12 22 (30.14%) Eclipse
12 22 (30.14%) EclipseLink
13 21 (28.77%) Linux
13 21 (28.77%) Ajax
14 20 (27.40%) Solaris
14 20 (27.40%) Ant
15 19 (26.03%) IBM
15 19 (26.03%) WebSphere
16 18 (24.66%) Marketing
16 18 (24.66%) Digital Marketing
16 18 (24.66%) Scrum
16 18 (24.66%) Relational Database
16 18 (24.66%) User Stories

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (26.03%) WebSphere
2 10 (13.70%) WebLogic
3 9 (12.33%) IIS
4 6 (8.22%) JBoss
4 6 (8.22%) GlassFish
5 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.37%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.36%) SQL Server
2 18 (24.66%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (35.62%) SoapUI
2 22 (30.14%) Eclipse
3 20 (27.40%) Ant
4 9 (12.33%) AccuRev
5 7 (9.59%) Selenium
5 7 (9.59%) HP UFT
5 7 (9.59%) LoadRunner
6 6 (8.22%) JUnit
6 6 (8.22%) Maven
7 5 (6.85%) Subversion
8 3 (4.11%) JIRA
8 3 (4.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (2.74%) JMeter
9 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.74%) Hudson
General
1 18 (24.66%) Marketing
2 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
3 9 (12.33%) Automotive
4 5 (6.85%) Finance
5 3 (4.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (69.86%) Developer
2 41 (56.16%) Java Developer
3 18 (24.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 14 (19.18%) Analyst
5 12 (16.44%) Senior Developer
5 12 (16.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Test Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.11%) Deployment Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.74%) Testing Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Java Applications Developer
9 2 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (69.86%) Web Services
2 46 (63.01%) XML
3 43 (58.90%) HTML
4 39 (53.42%) J2EE
5 33 (45.21%) TopLink
5 33 (45.21%) HTML5
6 28 (38.36%) REST
7 23 (31.51%) CSS
8 22 (30.14%) EclipseLink
9 21 (28.77%) Ajax
10 17 (23.29%) JAX-WS
10 17 (23.29%) JSF
10 17 (23.29%) JAX-RS
10 17 (23.29%) Hibernate
10 17 (23.29%) XHTML
11 12 (16.44%) PrimeFaces
12 10 (13.70%) .NET
13 9 (12.33%) Struts
14 8 (10.96%) JPA
15 7 (9.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Hedge funds
2 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.62%) Windows
2 22 (30.14%) UNIX
3 21 (28.77%) Linux
4 20 (27.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.36%) TDD
3 18 (24.66%) Scrum
3 18 (24.66%) Digital Marketing
3 18 (24.66%) User Stories
4 16 (21.92%) Content Management
4 16 (21.92%) OO
5 14 (19.18%) Use Case
6 13 (17.81%) RUP
7 11 (15.07%) Validation
8 10 (13.70%) B2C
9 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.85%) Performance Testing
10 5 (6.85%) MVC
11 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.48%) Software Testing
11 4 (5.48%) Manual Testing
12 3 (4.11%) Test Automation
12 3 (4.11%) Test Scripting
12 3 (4.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (67.12%) Java
2 35 (47.95%) SQL
3 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.85%) C#
5 4 (5.48%) Perl
6 2 (2.74%) PHP
7 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) IBM
2 6 (8.22%) HP
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.11%) Adobe
4 3 (4.11%) MKS
5 2 (2.74%) FatWire
6 1 (1.37%) Google
6 1 (1.37%) Zend
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