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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 56 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing SOAP 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.57% 1.23% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 5.98% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
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£425 £269 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.13% -33.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.32% -15.00%
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
144 117 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.24% 20.63% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 67 39
Average daily rate £425 £283 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.44% -27.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 12
Average hourly rate £35.18 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £10.93 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.07 £38.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
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 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 2 - -
Brentwood - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Web Services
2 17 (94.44%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) J2EE
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 16 (88.89%) XML
3 16 (88.89%) CSS
4 15 (83.33%) HTML
4 15 (83.33%) HTML5
5 14 (77.78%) Ajax
6 13 (72.22%) Scrum
7 10 (55.56%) SQL
7 10 (55.56%) XHTML
8 9 (50.00%) Eclipse
8 9 (50.00%) TDD
9 8 (44.44%) Marketing
9 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
9 8 (44.44%) Windows
9 8 (44.44%) REST
10 7 (38.89%) JAX-WS
10 7 (38.89%) JAX-RS
10 7 (38.89%) User Stories
10 7 (38.89%) Solaris
10 7 (38.89%) Linux
10 7 (38.89%) RUP
10 7 (38.89%) IBM
10 7 (38.89%) Ant
10 7 (38.89%) UNIX
10 7 (38.89%) Use Case
10 7 (38.89%) Digital Marketing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 5 (27.78%) Apache
2 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (38.89%) Ant
3 5 (27.78%) SoapUI
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) Maven
4 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (44.44%) Marketing
2 5 (27.78%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (27.78%) UI Developer
3 5 (27.78%) UI Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) Web Services
2 17 (94.44%) J2EE
3 16 (88.89%) CSS
3 16 (88.89%) XML
4 15 (83.33%) HTML
4 15 (83.33%) HTML5
5 14 (77.78%) Ajax
6 10 (55.56%) XHTML
7 8 (44.44%) REST
8 7 (38.89%) JAX-RS
8 7 (38.89%) JAX-WS
8 7 (38.89%) Hibernate
8 7 (38.89%) TopLink
8 7 (38.89%) jQuery
9 5 (27.78%) Apache Wicket
9 5 (27.78%) JSON
9 5 (27.78%) Spring
9 5 (27.78%) JSP
9 5 (27.78%) DHTML
9 5 (27.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Biology
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Solaris
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) Content Management
4 7 (38.89%) RUP
4 7 (38.89%) Validation
4 7 (38.89%) Use Case
4 7 (38.89%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (38.89%) User Stories
5 5 (27.78%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) Bioinformatics
6 4 (22.22%) B2C
7 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (5.56%) Workflow
8 1 (5.56%) CRM
8 1 (5.56%) Information Management
8 1 (5.56%) MVVM
8 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
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