The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 51 33 56
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Contract jobs citing SOAP 10 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.49% 3.41% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.29% 15.07% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 11
Median daily rate £375 £623 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +55.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £506 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £640 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
189 146 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.25% 22.60% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 80 135
Median daily rate £350 £356 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -6.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.70 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.00 £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 Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Hertfordshire region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Hertfordshire region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hertford - 2 - -
Watford 0 1 £450 +47.54%
St Albans -3 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 18 (72.00%) XML
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Web Services
4 13 (52.00%) XSLT
4 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (48.00%) HTML
5 12 (48.00%) E-Commerce
5 12 (48.00%) REST
6 11 (44.00%) .NET
7 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 10 (40.00%) C#
7 10 (40.00%) CSS
7 10 (40.00%) JMS
8 9 (36.00%) OO
8 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (36.00%) Java
8 9 (36.00%) MVC
9 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
9 8 (32.00%) JSON
9 8 (32.00%) Unix
9 8 (32.00%) Linux
9 8 (32.00%) SOA
9 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
9 8 (32.00%) Entity Framework
9 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
9 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (28.00%) RESTful
10 7 (28.00%) OOP
10 7 (28.00%) IIS
10 7 (28.00%) SQL

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (28.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (16.00%) Apache
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (12.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (12.00%) CMS
4 3 (12.00%) MQSeries
4 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.00%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) HTTP
4 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (28.00%) MySQL
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (12.00%) DB2
6 3 (12.00%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (20.00%) FxCop
2 5 (20.00%) ReSharper
2 5 (20.00%) StyleCop
2 5 (20.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.00%) JIRA
3 4 (16.00%) Moq
4 3 (12.00%) Ant
4 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (12.00%) JUnit
4 3 (12.00%) Log4j
4 3 (12.00%) Mockito
4 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Architect
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce Architect
6 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 4 (16.00%) Java Architect
6 4 (16.00%) Java Solutions Architect
6 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (12.00%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (12.00%) SOA Developer
8 2 (8.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) XML
2 14 (56.00%) Web Services
3 13 (52.00%) XSLT
4 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 12 (48.00%) REST
5 11 (44.00%) .NET
6 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (40.00%) CSS
6 10 (40.00%) JMS
7 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (32.00%) Entity Framework
7 8 (32.00%) JSON
8 7 (28.00%) J2EE
8 7 (28.00%) RESTful
9 6 (24.00%) LINQ
9 6 (24.00%) NHibernate
9 6 (24.00%) WCF
9 6 (24.00%) XSD
9 6 (24.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Contactless
1 4 (16.00%) EMV
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) DataPower
2 1 (4.00%) RIA
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
1 8 (32.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) Solaris
3 3 (12.00%) HPUX
4 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (36.00%) MVC
3 9 (36.00%) OO
4 8 (32.00%) SOA
5 7 (28.00%) OOP
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 7 (28.00%) TDD
6 6 (24.00%) BDD
6 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (24.00%) SOLID
7 5 (20.00%) Code Coverage
7 5 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (20.00%) Refactoring
8 4 (16.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 4 (16.00%) Change Management
8 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
8 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
9 3 (12.00%) BPEL
9 3 (12.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (40.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) VBScript
6 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (12.00%) Perl
7 2 (8.00%) PHP
7 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 5 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) ATG
3 3 (12.00%) Blue Martini
3 3 (12.00%) Elastic Path
3 3 (12.00%) Interwoven
4 2 (8.00%) Zend
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft