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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 47 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 12 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.68% 1.84% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.45% 7.83% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 7
Median daily rate £525 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £238 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £498 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
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
127 166 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.79% 23.48% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 90 119
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £40.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.00 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £556 -
Welwyn - 2 - -
Watford +9 1 £305 +45.23% 1
St Albans - 1 - -
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 27 (96.43%) REST
2 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) SOA
3 17 (60.71%) C#
3 17 (60.71%) TDD
4 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 16 (57.14%) E-Commerce
5 15 (53.57%) DevOps
6 14 (50.00%) .NET
6 14 (50.00%) SaaS
7 12 (42.86%) WCF
7 12 (42.86%) Data Integration
7 12 (42.86%) Middleware
8 11 (39.29%) SQL
8 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
9 10 (35.71%) Web Services
9 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
9 10 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (28.57%) MSMQ
12 7 (25.00%) XML
12 7 (25.00%) JSON
13 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (21.43%) Oracle
13 6 (21.43%) SOLID
13 6 (21.43%) Microservices
14 5 (17.86%) Java
14 5 (17.86%) Retail
14 5 (17.86%) Spring
15 4 (14.29%) Open Source

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 3 (10.71%) JBoss
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) SugarCRM
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) SaaS
2 10 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (10.71%) GitHub
4 3 (10.71%) IaaS
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (10.71%) PaaS
5 1 (3.57%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) GIS
2 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Architect
2 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce Architect
3 11 (39.29%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 6 (21.43%) Senior Architect
6 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Developer
7 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Integration Architect
7 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Applications Architect
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Consultant
8 3 (10.71%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) REST
2 14 (50.00%) .NET
3 12 (42.86%) Middleware
3 12 (42.86%) WCF
4 10 (35.71%) Web Services
5 8 (28.57%) MSMQ
6 7 (25.00%) JSON
6 7 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (17.86%) Spring
8 4 (14.29%) CSS
8 4 (14.29%) HTML
9 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
9 3 (10.71%) jQuery
10 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Data Integration
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) FMCG
4 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) RIA
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (75.00%) SOA
2 17 (60.71%) TDD
3 16 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 15 (53.57%) DevOps
5 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (21.43%) Microservices
6 6 (21.43%) SOLID
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) High Availability
7 4 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (14.29%) Open Source
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.71%) ETL
8 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
9 2 (7.14%) BPEL
9 2 (7.14%) CRM
9 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C#
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) ESRI
5 3 (10.71%) VMware
6 2 (7.14%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.57%) hybris