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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 39 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 14 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.41% 3.15% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.67% 10.76% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 3
Median daily rate £469 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.62%

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
120 158 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.27% 29.31% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 113 62
Median daily rate £350 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +3.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Brentwood +9 3 £375 +63.04%
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 19 (90.48%) Web Services
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Finance
3 15 (71.43%) Java
4 14 (66.67%) SAP
4 14 (66.67%) SOA
4 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (66.67%) Manufacturing
4 14 (66.67%) Programme Management
4 14 (66.67%) Electronics
4 14 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 14 (66.67%) Marketing
4 14 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (61.90%) TDD
5 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (57.14%) Scrum
7 9 (42.86%) J2EE
7 9 (42.86%) SoapUI
7 9 (42.86%) DevOps
8 8 (38.10%) WebLogic
8 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
8 8 (38.10%) Integration Testing
9 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 6 (28.57%) Linux
10 6 (28.57%) JMS
10 6 (28.57%) IBM
10 6 (28.57%) JAX-WS
10 6 (28.57%) JPA
10 6 (28.57%) AccuRev

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 8 (38.10%) WebLogic
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (14.29%) Mule
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 14 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 6 (28.57%) AccuRev
3 3 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 14 (66.67%) Electronics
2 14 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 14 (66.67%) Marketing
2 14 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Test Automation Specialist
2 8 (38.10%) Test Specialist
3 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Integration Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Release Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Release Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.76%) SOA Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) Web Services
2 9 (42.86%) J2EE
3 6 (28.57%) JAX-WS
3 6 (28.57%) JMS
3 6 (28.57%) JPA
4 4 (19.05%) REST
4 4 (19.05%) RESTful
5 3 (14.29%) Apache Camel
6 2 (9.52%) Middleware
7 1 (4.76%) .NET
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.76%) JSON
7 1 (4.76%) JSON Schema
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (4.76%) XML
7 1 (4.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 14 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 14 (66.67%) SOA
3 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (61.90%) TDD
4 12 (57.14%) Scrum
5 9 (42.86%) DevOps
6 8 (38.10%) Integration Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) API Integration
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) User Stories
8 2 (9.52%) BDD
9 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
9 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) SAP
2 6 (28.57%) IBM
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) WSO2
5 1 (4.76%) MKS
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