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 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 48 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 7 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.11% 1.97% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.19% 7.92% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 5
Median daily rate £370 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £385 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £490 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +3.52%
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
113 202 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.99% 24.82% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 111 88
Median daily rate £425 £375 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £20.94 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +8 2 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead 0 1 £350 +16.66% 3
Hitchin - 1 £370 -
Letchworth - 1 £325 -
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 15 (75.00%) REST
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) .NET
4 10 (50.00%) XML
5 9 (45.00%) Web Services
5 9 (45.00%) SOA
6 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (40.00%) JSON
7 7 (35.00%) TDD
7 7 (35.00%) Oracle
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) SOLID
8 6 (30.00%) DevOps
8 6 (30.00%) Microservices
8 6 (30.00%) HTML
8 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (30.00%) CSS
8 6 (30.00%) MVC
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) Middleware
8 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (30.00%) jQuery
9 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
9 5 (25.00%) Retail
9 5 (25.00%) Spring
9 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 5 (25.00%) Java

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 2 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) JBoss
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) GitHub
3 2 (10.00%) SaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) DB2
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.00%) GIS
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.00%) PVCS
3 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Architect
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Core Java Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) SOA Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
8 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) REST
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) Web Services
5 8 (40.00%) JSON
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 6 (30.00%) Middleware
7 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 5 (25.00%) Spring
8 4 (20.00%) Ajax
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (20.00%) WCF
9 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (15.00%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) iPad
2 3 (15.00%) RIA
2 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) SOA
3 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 6 (30.00%) DevOps
5 6 (30.00%) Microservices
5 6 (30.00%) MVC
5 6 (30.00%) SOLID
6 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) Open Source
7 4 (20.00%) Web Development
8 3 (15.00%) B2B
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.00%) CRM
8 3 (15.00%) Logistics
9 2 (10.00%) BPEL
9 2 (10.00%) Change Control
9 2 (10.00%) High Availability
9 2 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) ESRI
5 1 (5.00%) hybris
5 1 (5.00%) VMware