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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 33 39 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 25 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.24% 3.54% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.58% 13.02% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 2
Median daily rate £250 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £39.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +2.56%
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
106 169 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.22% 27.21% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 102 77
Median daily rate £313 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £248 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £583 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 16
Median hourly rate £31.50 £38.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.83 £42.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Basildon -6 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 £228 - 1
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 51 (91.07%) Web Services
2 45 (80.36%) Java
3 43 (76.79%) XML
4 42 (75.00%) REST
5 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (51.79%) HTML
7 25 (44.64%) TDD
7 25 (44.64%) AngularJS
8 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
9 21 (37.50%) Oracle
9 21 (37.50%) HTML5
10 20 (35.71%) Open Source
11 18 (32.14%) JSON
12 17 (30.36%) Finance
12 17 (30.36%) J2EE
12 17 (30.36%) SOA
12 17 (30.36%) WSO2
12 17 (30.36%) Apache Camel
13 16 (28.57%) JSF
14 15 (26.79%) TopLink
14 15 (26.79%) AccuRev
14 15 (26.79%) SQL
14 15 (26.79%) Oracle Service Bus
15 13 (23.21%) PrimeFaces
16 11 (19.64%) Google
16 11 (19.64%) MySQL
16 11 (19.64%) XSD
16 11 (19.64%) XSLT
16 11 (19.64%) WireMock
17 10 (17.86%) .NET

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 15 (26.79%) Oracle Service Bus
2 9 (16.07%) Apache ServiceMix
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (14.29%) IIS
4 6 (10.71%) Apache
4 6 (10.71%) Mule
4 6 (10.71%) WebLogic
5 4 (7.14%) GlassFish
5 4 (7.14%) JBoss
5 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Firewall
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
1 4 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) AccuRev
2 9 (16.07%) EasyMock
2 9 (16.07%) Mockito
3 5 (8.93%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.14%) Selenium
5 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.36%) VisualVM
6 1 (1.79%) Ant
6 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.79%) JIRA
6 1 (1.79%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.79%) Maven
6 1 (1.79%) Xcode
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Automotive
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (78.57%) Developer
2 31 (55.36%) Java Developer
3 17 (30.36%) SOA Developer
4 15 (26.79%) J2EE Developer
5 12 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 9 (16.07%) XML Developer
7 8 (14.29%) Agile Developer
8 6 (10.71%) Angular Developer
8 6 (10.71%) HTML Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Applications Support
10 4 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Integration Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Analyst
11 2 (3.57%) Applications Consultant
11 2 (3.57%) Consultant
11 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
11 2 (3.57%) Test Specialist
11 2 (3.57%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (91.07%) Web Services
2 43 (76.79%) XML
3 42 (75.00%) REST
4 29 (51.79%) HTML
5 25 (44.64%) AngularJS
6 21 (37.50%) HTML5
7 18 (32.14%) JSON
8 17 (30.36%) Apache Camel
8 17 (30.36%) J2EE
9 16 (28.57%) JSF
10 15 (26.79%) TopLink
11 13 (23.21%) PrimeFaces
12 11 (19.64%) WireMock
12 11 (19.64%) XSD
12 11 (19.64%) XSLT
13 10 (17.86%) .NET
13 10 (17.86%) Middleware
14 6 (10.71%) Apache CXF
15 5 (8.93%) CSS
15 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 4 (7.14%) DataPower
1 4 (7.14%) Hedge funds
2 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
1 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (44.64%) TDD
3 20 (35.71%) Open Source
4 17 (30.36%) SOA
5 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.07%) Scrum
7 6 (10.71%) OO
7 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.14%) Agile Testing
9 4 (7.14%) ATDD
9 4 (7.14%) BDD
9 4 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (7.14%) SDLC
9 4 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Wealth Management
10 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 3 (5.36%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 45 (80.36%) Java
2 15 (26.79%) SQL
3 9 (16.07%) C#
4 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) XPath
6 1 (1.79%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.79%) Groovy
6 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) SOQL
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Opsview
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Oracle
2 17 (30.36%) WSO2
3 11 (19.64%) Google
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.14%) IBM
5 4 (7.14%) webMethods
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (5.36%) Software AG
6 3 (5.36%) Splunk
7 2 (3.57%) Infor
7 2 (3.57%) SAP
8 1 (1.79%) CA
8 1 (1.79%) Rally
Brentwood, Essex
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