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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 14 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -17
Contract jobs citing SOAP 50 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.33% 0.53% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.74% 2.19% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 1 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.05% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
187 183 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 38.64% 24.08% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 94 42
Average daily rate £400 £335 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +27.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 16
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.03 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SOAP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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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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
Brentwood +9 17 £253 - 1
Basildon - 10 £325 - 1
Saffron Walden - - - -
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 44 (80.00%) Java
1 44 (80.00%) XML
2 42 (76.36%) J2EE
2 42 (76.36%) Web Services
3 37 (67.27%) HTML
4 36 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (63.64%) HTML5
6 32 (58.18%) TDD
7 30 (54.55%) TopLink
8 29 (52.73%) SQL
9 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
10 22 (40.00%) Windows
11 20 (36.36%) IBM
12 19 (34.55%) REST
13 18 (32.73%) JSF
13 18 (32.73%) Marketing
13 18 (32.73%) Linux
13 18 (32.73%) UNIX
14 17 (30.91%) Solaris
14 17 (30.91%) CSS
14 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
14 17 (30.91%) Content Management
15 16 (29.09%) Ajax
15 16 (29.09%) WebSphere
15 16 (29.09%) Use Case
15 16 (29.09%) Digital Marketing
15 16 (29.09%) User Stories
15 16 (29.09%) PrimeFaces
15 16 (29.09%) SoapUI
15 16 (29.09%) Ant

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (29.09%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.55%) IIS
3 4 (7.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Ant
1 16 (29.09%) Eclipse
1 16 (29.09%) SoapUI
2 9 (16.36%) AccuRev
3 6 (10.91%) JUnit
4 4 (7.27%) Subversion
5 3 (5.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (5.45%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.82%) Maven
7 1 (1.82%) JIRA
7 1 (1.82%) Selenium
7 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.82%) JMeter
7 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.82%) Hudson
7 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (32.73%) Marketing
2 9 (16.36%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.91%) Automotive
4 4 (7.27%) Finance
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (81.82%) Developer
2 38 (69.09%) Java Developer
3 22 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.91%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Deployment Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) HTML Developer
8 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Applications Support
9 1 (1.82%) Release Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Release Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Java Web Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (80.00%) XML
2 42 (76.36%) J2EE
2 42 (76.36%) Web Services
3 37 (67.27%) HTML
4 35 (63.64%) HTML5
5 30 (54.55%) TopLink
6 19 (34.55%) REST
7 18 (32.73%) JSF
8 17 (30.91%) CSS
9 16 (29.09%) Ajax
9 16 (29.09%) PrimeFaces
10 15 (27.27%) XHTML
11 14 (25.45%) JAX-RS
11 14 (25.45%) JAX-WS
12 11 (20.00%) Hibernate
13 9 (16.36%) .NET
14 6 (10.91%) .NET Framework
15 4 (7.27%) JMS
15 4 (7.27%) Struts
16 3 (5.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Hedge funds
2 3 (5.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) UNIX
2 18 (32.73%) Linux
3 17 (30.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (58.18%) TDD
3 17 (30.91%) Content Management
4 16 (29.09%) Use Case
4 16 (29.09%) Digital Marketing
4 16 (29.09%) Scrum
4 16 (29.09%) User Stories
5 15 (27.27%) RUP
6 13 (23.64%) OO
6 13 (23.64%) Validation
7 7 (12.73%) B2C
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (3.64%) DevOps
10 2 (3.64%) Test Scripting
11 1 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.82%) Multithreading
11 1 (1.82%) Test Automation
11 1 (1.82%) BDD
11 1 (1.82%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (80.00%) Java
2 29 (52.73%) SQL
3 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) Perl
4 4 (7.27%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) IBM
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) MKS
3 2 (3.64%) Adobe
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) FatWire
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