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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 45 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 18 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.38% 2.82% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.98% 11.60% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 10
Median daily rate £375 £390 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £225 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £613 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +7.95%
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
164 181 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.69% 24.30% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 87 161
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Watford +1 9 £500 +28.20% 3
Borehamwood - 1 £300 - 1
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 20 (80.00%) Web Services
2 18 (72.00%) HTML
2 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (60.00%) XML
4 14 (56.00%) MySQL
4 14 (56.00%) E-Commerce
5 12 (48.00%) CSS
5 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (44.00%) jQuery
7 10 (40.00%) JSON
7 10 (40.00%) Web Development
7 10 (40.00%) Subversion
7 10 (40.00%) Java
8 9 (36.00%) SQL
8 9 (36.00%) Oracle
8 9 (36.00%) Linux
9 8 (32.00%) Unix
10 7 (28.00%) XSLT
10 7 (28.00%) J2EE
10 7 (28.00%) PHP
10 7 (28.00%) JMS
10 7 (28.00%) Internet
10 7 (28.00%) LAMP
10 7 (28.00%) MVC
10 7 (28.00%) Ajax
10 7 (28.00%) Zend
11 6 (24.00%) Symfony
11 6 (24.00%) SOA
11 6 (24.00%) .NET
11 6 (24.00%) C#

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 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.00%) NServiceBus
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) DB2
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.00%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Subversion
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) Ant
3 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (12.00%) JUnit
3 3 (12.00%) Log4j
3 3 (12.00%) Mockito
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (12.00%) Toad
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
5 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.00%) PVCS
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
5 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce Architect
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Java Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Java Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (12.00%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (12.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) Web Services
2 18 (72.00%) HTML
3 15 (60.00%) XML
4 12 (48.00%) CSS
5 11 (44.00%) jQuery
6 10 (40.00%) JSON
7 7 (28.00%) Ajax
7 7 (28.00%) J2EE
7 7 (28.00%) JMS
7 7 (28.00%) LAMP
7 7 (28.00%) XSLT
8 6 (24.00%) .NET
8 6 (24.00%) REST
8 6 (24.00%) Symfony
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (20.00%) XHTML
10 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
10 4 (16.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) e-Learning
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) RIA
2 3 (12.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) HPUX
3 3 (12.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Web Development
4 7 (28.00%) MVC
5 6 (24.00%) SOA
6 5 (20.00%) Change Management
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.00%) B2B
8 3 (12.00%) Database Tuning
8 3 (12.00%) Logistics
8 3 (12.00%) OO
8 3 (12.00%) RAD
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) UML
8 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (40.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) PHP
5 6 (24.00%) C#
6 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Zend
3 5 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (12.00%) ATG
4 3 (12.00%) Blue Martini
4 3 (12.00%) Elastic Path
4 3 (12.00%) Interwoven
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) ESRI
6 1 (4.00%) VMware
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago