The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 35 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.34% 1.63% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.40% 5.88% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate
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£225 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.69%
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
91 85 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 30.54% 27.78% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 46
Average daily rate £315 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.50 £11.00 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.72% -93.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - - - - 1
Sittingbourne - - - - 2
West Malling - - - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) JSF
4 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (50.00%) J2EE
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) DOM
4 3 (50.00%) XSL
4 3 (50.00%) XHTML
4 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) JPA
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) PhoneGap
4 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
4 3 (50.00%) Ionic Framework
5 2 (33.33%) NHS

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) DOM
3 3 (50.00%) XSL
3 3 (50.00%) XHTML
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) JSF
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) JPA
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) PhoneGap
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
3 3 (50.00%) Ionic Framework
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
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