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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 40 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 14 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.67% 5.61% 5.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.97% 20.61% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 13
Median daily rate £475 £263 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.95% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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
117 131 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.71% 27.23% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 80 74
Median daily rate £463 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 16
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £62.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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
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 24 February 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
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £481 -
Brentwood +3 2 - -
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (91.67%) Web Services
3 19 (79.17%) Java
4 18 (75.00%) SOA
5 17 (70.83%) Finance
6 16 (66.67%) Scrum
6 16 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (58.33%) Manufacturing
7 14 (58.33%) Electronics
7 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
7 14 (58.33%) SAP
7 14 (58.33%) Digital Marketing
7 14 (58.33%) TDD
7 14 (58.33%) Programme Management
7 14 (58.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 14 (58.33%) Marketing
8 10 (41.67%) WebLogic
8 10 (41.67%) Oracle
9 9 (37.50%) JMS
9 9 (37.50%) JPA
9 9 (37.50%) SoapUI
9 9 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (37.50%) DevOps
10 8 (33.33%) Integration Testing
10 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 8 (33.33%) J2EE
11 7 (29.17%) Maven
11 7 (29.17%) REST
12 6 (25.00%) Spring

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 10 (41.67%) WebLogic
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (12.50%) Confluence
3 3 (12.50%) Mule
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 14 (58.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 7 (29.17%) Maven
3 5 (20.83%) AccuRev
4 4 (16.67%) Subversion
5 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (70.83%) Finance
2 14 (58.33%) Electronics
2 14 (58.33%) Manufacturing
2 14 (58.33%) Marketing
2 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Java Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Test Automation Specialist
3 8 (33.33%) Test Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) Digital Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Integration Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) QA Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 1 (4.17%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.17%) SOA Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Tester
7 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) Web Services
2 9 (37.50%) JMS
2 9 (37.50%) JPA
3 8 (33.33%) J2EE
4 7 (29.17%) REST
5 6 (25.00%) Spring
5 6 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
6 5 (20.83%) XSD
7 4 (16.67%) EclipseLink
7 4 (16.67%) EJB
7 4 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
7 4 (16.67%) JAX-WS
7 4 (16.67%) RESTful
7 4 (16.67%) XSLT
8 3 (12.50%) Apache Camel
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle ADF
9 2 (8.33%) HTML
9 2 (8.33%) Middleware
10 1 (4.17%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) SOA
3 16 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (66.67%) Scrum
4 14 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (58.33%) Digital Marketing
4 14 (58.33%) Programme Management
4 14 (58.33%) TDD
5 9 (37.50%) DevOps
6 8 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.67%) SDLC
8 3 (12.50%) API Integration
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL
9 2 (8.33%) BDD
10 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 1 (4.17%) Continuous Deployment
10 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
10 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
10 1 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) SAP
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (12.50%) WSO2