The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 56 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 1.56% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.90% 4.82% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
211 228 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.23% 32.43% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 133 156
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Watford +11 1 £210 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 24 (85.71%) REST
2 19 (67.86%) Java
3 18 (64.29%) Linux
4 16 (57.14%) Subversion
5 15 (53.57%) Maven
5 15 (53.57%) UNIX
5 15 (53.57%) Web Services
5 15 (53.57%) MySQL
5 15 (53.57%) Eclipse
6 14 (50.00%) XML
7 13 (46.43%) Ant
8 12 (42.86%) MVC
8 12 (42.86%) Finance
8 12 (42.86%) SQL
8 12 (42.86%) Spring
9 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (39.29%) TDD
9 11 (39.29%) Scrum
9 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
9 11 (39.29%) BDD
9 11 (39.29%) JUnit
10 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
10 10 (35.71%) HTML
10 10 (35.71%) CSS
10 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
11 9 (32.14%) JDBC
11 9 (32.14%) Apache
11 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
11 9 (32.14%) Oracle
12 8 (28.57%) JSON

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (32.14%) Apache
1 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (14.29%) CMS
3 3 (10.71%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LDAP
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
1 3 (10.71%) BIG-IP
1 3 (10.71%) iSCSI
1 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) FTP
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) MySQL
2 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Subversion
2 15 (53.57%) Maven
2 15 (53.57%) Eclipse
3 13 (46.43%) Ant
4 11 (39.29%) JUnit
4 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
5 8 (28.57%) Mockito
5 8 (28.57%) Selenium
5 8 (28.57%) IntelliJ
6 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
6 6 (21.43%) WebDriver
7 2 (7.14%) Moq
7 2 (7.14%) ReSharper
7 2 (7.14%) JMeter
8 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
8 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Games
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Tester
4 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) QA Leader
7 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) REST
2 15 (53.57%) Web Services
3 14 (50.00%) XML
4 12 (42.86%) Spring
5 10 (35.71%) HTML
5 10 (35.71%) CSS
6 9 (32.14%) JDBC
7 8 (28.57%) JSON
8 7 (25.00%) Ajax
8 7 (25.00%) JSP
9 6 (21.43%) .NET
10 5 (17.86%) XSLT
11 4 (14.29%) WCF
12 3 (10.71%) NHibernate
12 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
12 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
12 3 (10.71%) J2EE
12 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
2 3 (10.71%) Online Games
3 2 (7.14%) EMV
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) UNIX
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) MVC
2 11 (39.29%) Scrum
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) TDD
2 11 (39.29%) BDD
3 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 8 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
4 5 (17.86%) SOA
5 4 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 4 (14.29%) User Stories
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (10.71%) Loose Coupling
6 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (10.71%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (7.14%) Code Coverage
7 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
7 2 (7.14%) OOP
7 2 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) XPath
5 4 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) VBScript
7 1 (3.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) NFS
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.71%) vSphere
1 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (10.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCOM
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Dell
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) NetApp
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Progress
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
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