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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 34 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.14% 1.35% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.08% 2.70% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £275 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.88% +21.42%
SOAP
South East

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
59 148 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 22.43% 49.83% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 81 66
Median daily rate £325 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £290 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Kent region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 6 (100.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) StructureMap
2 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (50.00%) CQRS
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) MVVM
2 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) WSDL
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Unity DI Container

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 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
1 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
1 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Moq
1 2 (33.33%) MSTest
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
2 2 (33.33%) WCF Developer
2 2 (33.33%) WPF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (50.00%) StructureMap
2 3 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) WSDL
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Debian
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) CQRS
1 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) MVVM
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) FreeRADIUS
1 2 (33.33%) Gluster
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
1 2 (33.33%) SpamAssassin
1 2 (33.33%) Squid
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) Cacti
2 2 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) VMware