The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South East / Kent
Rank 38 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.53% - 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.67% - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.31% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.62%

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
109 88 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.76% 38.77% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 78 39
Median daily rate £340 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Kent region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (25.00%) FileNet
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Power BI
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Automation Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Senior QA Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Information Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Netezza
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Teradata