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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 43 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 9 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.08% 2.52% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.54% 10.08% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Median daily rate £475 £275 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +7.95%
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
78 129 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.06% 25.05% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 75 100
Median daily rate £358 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £583 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £31.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.96 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Brentwood +11 5 £300 +50.00% 2
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 40 (88.89%) Web Services
2 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (80.00%) Java
4 33 (73.33%) REST
5 28 (62.22%) XML
5 28 (62.22%) TDD
6 27 (60.00%) HTML
7 24 (53.33%) AngularJS
8 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
9 20 (44.44%) HTML5
10 19 (42.22%) J2EE
11 18 (40.00%) AccuRev
12 16 (35.56%) JSF
13 15 (33.33%) TopLink
14 14 (31.11%) Finance
15 13 (28.89%) Oracle
15 13 (28.89%) PrimeFaces
16 11 (24.44%) Scrum
17 10 (22.22%) SQL
17 10 (22.22%) SOA
18 9 (20.00%) Open Source
19 8 (17.78%) WebLogic
19 8 (17.78%) Linux
19 8 (17.78%) SoapUI
20 7 (15.56%) WSO2
20 7 (15.56%) Apache Camel
20 7 (15.56%) Oracle Service Bus
20 7 (15.56%) IBM
20 7 (15.56%) JSON
20 7 (15.56%) Integration Testing

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 (17.78%) WebLogic
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (13.33%) Mule
4 4 (8.89%) IIS
4 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.67%) Apache
5 3 (6.67%) GlassFish
5 3 (6.67%) JBoss
5 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.22%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (6.67%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Firewall
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
1 3 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) AccuRev
2 8 (17.78%) SoapUI
3 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.89%) Selenium
4 3 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.67%) VisualVM
5 1 (2.22%) Ant
5 1 (2.22%) EasyMock
5 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) LoadUI
5 1 (2.22%) Maven
5 1 (2.22%) Mockito
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Automotive
2 5 (11.11%) Marketing
3 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.67%) Electronics
4 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (75.56%) Developer
2 24 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 15 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
4 12 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Agile Developer
6 7 (15.56%) SOA Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Angular Developer
7 6 (13.33%) HTML Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Integration Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Test Specialist
9 3 (6.67%) Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Applications Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) QA Manager
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Test Automation Specialist
11 1 (2.22%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (88.89%) Web Services
2 33 (73.33%) REST
3 28 (62.22%) XML
4 27 (60.00%) HTML
5 24 (53.33%) AngularJS
6 20 (44.44%) HTML5
7 19 (42.22%) J2EE
8 16 (35.56%) JSF
9 15 (33.33%) TopLink
10 13 (28.89%) PrimeFaces
11 7 (15.56%) Apache Camel
11 7 (15.56%) JSON
12 6 (13.33%) Apache CXF
13 5 (11.11%) .NET
13 5 (11.11%) CSS
13 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
13 5 (11.11%) JPA
14 4 (8.89%) JAX-WS
14 4 (8.89%) JMS
14 4 (8.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) DataPower
3 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) TDD
3 11 (24.44%) Scrum
4 10 (22.22%) SOA
5 9 (20.00%) Open Source
6 7 (15.56%) Integration Testing
7 6 (13.33%) BDD
8 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (11.11%) SDLC
9 4 (8.89%) Agile Testing
9 4 (8.89%) ATDD
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (8.89%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.89%) User Stories
10 3 (6.67%) DevOps
10 3 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) XPath
6 1 (2.22%) Groovy
6 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
1 3 (6.67%) Opsview
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) IBM
2 7 (15.56%) WSO2
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) SAP
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.67%) Software AG
4 3 (6.67%) Splunk
4 3 (6.67%) webMethods
5 2 (4.44%) Infor
5 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.22%) CA
6 1 (2.22%) Google
6 1 (2.22%) MKS
6 1 (2.22%) Rally
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