The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 140 149 152
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 360 328 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.70% 1.57% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.39% 5.22% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 224 228
Average daily rate £455 £450 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -1.53%
SOAP
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6673 6287 6346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.55% 30.18% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4993 4700 4516
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 53
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in London

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in London

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in London

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +12 44 £494 +9.72% 38
Croydon -4 10 £405 -
Enfield - 5 £625 -
Docklands, London +10 4 £383 -
Canary Wharf -2 2 £648 -
Hackney - 2 £338 -
Osterley +2 1 £475 +13.09%
Hammersmith 0 1 £475 -3.14%
Chiswick - 1 £450 -
Hayes - 1 £600 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 452 (59.24%) Web Services
2 406 (53.21%) Java
3 404 (52.95%) REST
4 361 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
5 301 (39.45%) XML
6 254 (33.29%) JavaScript
7 238 (31.19%) SQL
8 217 (28.44%) HTML
9 216 (28.31%) TDD
10 183 (23.98%) Oracle
11 178 (23.33%) JSON
12 162 (21.23%) Git (software)
13 160 (20.97%) Scrum
14 156 (20.45%) Spring
15 154 (20.18%) RESTful
16 151 (19.79%) CSS
17 135 (17.69%) .NET
18 132 (17.30%) C#
19 130 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
20 129 (16.91%) Maven
21 128 (16.78%) SQL Server
22 122 (15.99%) Finance
23 118 (15.47%) OO
24 115 (15.07%) Linux
24 115 (15.07%) J2EE
25 114 (14.94%) Jenkins
26 108 (14.15%) BDD
26 108 (14.15%) SOA
27 104 (13.63%) Microsoft
28 99 (12.98%) Subversion

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 59 (7.73%) Tomcat
2 50 (6.55%) JBoss
3 48 (6.29%) CMS
4 45 (5.90%) BizTalk Server
5 43 (5.64%) WebLogic
6 41 (5.37%) Apache
6 41 (5.37%) Node.js
7 38 (4.98%) WebSphere
8 37 (4.85%) IIS
9 27 (3.54%) Mule
10 22 (2.88%) Mule ESB
11 19 (2.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 19 (2.49%) Confluence
12 17 (2.23%) SharePoint
13 13 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 12 (1.57%) Alfresco
14 12 (1.57%) OpenStack
15 11 (1.44%) Jetty
16 10 (1.31%) Apache Solr
17 8 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.26%) HipChat
5 1 (0.13%) MS Office
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (2.36%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.39%) HFM
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.13%) OpenX
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.97%) Force.com
3 14 (1.83%) GitHub
4 13 (1.70%) Taleo
5 12 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (1.57%) SaaS
6 10 (1.31%) Adobe Analytics
6 10 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.79%) Boomi
7 6 (0.79%) PaaS
8 4 (0.52%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.39%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.39%) Heroku
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.26%) Sage Pay
10 2 (0.26%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 64 (8.39%) HTTP
2 28 (3.67%) SSL
3 21 (2.75%) Internet
4 17 (2.23%) LDAP
5 12 (1.57%) VPN
6 10 (1.31%) HTTPS
7 9 (1.18%) SMTP
8 8 (1.05%) FTP
9 7 (0.92%) SNMP
9 7 (0.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.92%) VoIP
10 6 (0.79%) Firewall
11 5 (0.66%) SSH
12 4 (0.52%) Network Security
13 3 (0.39%) Intranet
13 3 (0.39%) snoop
13 3 (0.39%) tcpdump
13 3 (0.39%) Wireshark
14 2 (0.26%) DVB
14 2 (0.26%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 79 (10.35%) Relational Database
3 61 (7.99%) MySQL
4 50 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (5.64%) Oracle Database
6 39 (5.11%) MongoDB
7 34 (4.46%) NoSQL
8 33 (4.33%) RDBMS
9 30 (3.93%) Big Data
10 20 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.70%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.70%) HBase
13 11 (1.44%) DB2
13 11 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
16 7 (0.92%) SQLite
17 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 162 (21.23%) Git (software)
2 129 (16.91%) Maven
3 114 (14.94%) Jenkins
4 99 (12.98%) Subversion
5 92 (12.06%) JIRA
6 82 (10.75%) SoapUI
7 81 (10.62%) JUnit
8 74 (9.70%) Selenium
9 52 (6.82%) Eclipse
10 50 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 45 (5.90%) Mockito
12 41 (5.37%) Visual Studio
13 32 (4.19%) Cucumber
14 24 (3.15%) WebDriver
15 22 (2.88%) Ant
15 22 (2.88%) JMeter
16 19 (2.49%) Hudson
17 18 (2.36%) Oracle APEX
18 16 (2.10%) NUnit
19 15 (1.97%) HP UFT
General
1 122 (15.99%) Finance
2 75 (9.83%) Banking
3 51 (6.68%) Retail
4 30 (3.93%) Marketing
5 24 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.49%) Games
7 15 (1.97%) Advertising
8 14 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.31%) Front Office
11 7 (0.92%) Back Office
12 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.66%) Interactive Media
12 5 (0.66%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.52%) Electronics
13 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.39%) Local Government
15 2 (0.26%) Law
15 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 494 (64.74%) Developer
2 185 (24.25%) Java Developer
3 85 (11.14%) Architect
4 84 (11.01%) Senior Developer
5 63 (8.26%) Analyst
6 49 (6.42%) .NET Developer
7 36 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
8 35 (4.59%) C# Developer
8 35 (4.59%) Tester
9 32 (4.19%) Agile Developer
10 31 (4.06%) ServiceNow Developer
10 31 (4.06%) SQL Developer
11 27 (3.54%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 27 (3.54%) Test Analyst
12 26 (3.41%) Agile Java Developer
13 25 (3.28%) Consultant
13 25 (3.28%) PHP Developer
14 24 (3.15%) iOS Developer
14 24 (3.15%) Lead Developer
14 24 (3.15%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (59.24%) Web Services
2 404 (52.95%) REST
3 301 (39.45%) XML
4 217 (28.44%) HTML
5 178 (23.33%) JSON
6 156 (20.45%) Spring
7 154 (20.18%) RESTful
8 151 (19.79%) CSS
9 135 (17.69%) .NET
10 115 (15.07%) J2EE
11 88 (11.53%) JMS
12 84 (11.01%) Hibernate
13 71 (9.31%) WCF
14 66 (8.65%) XSD
15 55 (7.21%) Ajax
16 54 (7.08%) AngularJS
17 53 (6.95%) jQuery
18 52 (6.82%) Middleware
19 49 (6.42%) ActiveMQ
20 48 (6.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.59%) Computer Science
3 28 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (3.01%) User Experience
5 20 (2.62%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.62%) Social Media
6 18 (2.36%) iPad
7 15 (1.97%) Clustering
8 14 (1.83%) Data Integration
9 13 (1.70%) CMDB
10 10 (1.31%) PKI
11 9 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.05%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.05%) Digital Media
12 8 (1.05%) Fintech
13 7 (0.92%) Online Banking
14 6 (0.79%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.66%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
15 5 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 115 (15.07%) Linux
2 83 (10.88%) Unix
3 46 (6.03%) Windows
4 28 (3.67%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.70%) Android
6 8 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.79%) Solaris
8 5 (0.66%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.39%) CentOS
11 2 (0.26%) AIX
11 2 (0.26%) SUSE
11 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (28.31%) TDD
3 160 (20.97%) Scrum
4 130 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
5 118 (15.47%) OO
6 108 (14.15%) BDD
6 108 (14.15%) SOA
7 90 (11.80%) E-Commerce
7 90 (11.80%) SDLC
8 73 (9.57%) MVC
9 58 (7.60%) Test Automation
10 56 (7.34%) Unit Testing
11 55 (7.21%) Content Management
12 49 (6.42%) Multithreading
13 48 (6.29%) Web Development
14 45 (5.90%) Software Engineering
15 42 (5.50%) UML
16 40 (5.24%) Automated Testing
16 40 (5.24%) CRM
16 40 (5.24%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 406 (53.21%) Java
2 254 (33.29%) JavaScript
3 238 (31.19%) SQL
4 132 (17.30%) C#
5 57 (7.47%) Python
6 55 (7.21%) PHP
6 55 (7.21%) PL/SQL
7 43 (5.64%) Shell Script
8 39 (5.11%) Groovy
9 33 (4.33%) Apex Code
10 25 (3.28%) Objective-C
11 24 (3.15%) Perl
11 24 (3.15%) XPath
12 23 (3.01%) SOQL
13 22 (2.88%) T-SQL
14 20 (2.62%) Apple Swift
14 20 (2.62%) Scala
15 15 (1.97%) Ruby
16 11 (1.44%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 71 (9.31%) Degree
2 37 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 31 (4.06%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.36%) ISEB
5 15 (1.97%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.26%) PMP
9 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.13%) CEH
10 1 (0.13%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.13%) SANS
10 1 (0.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.82%) QA
2 12 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.44%) SLA
4 9 (1.18%) HL7
5 8 (1.05%) WCAG
6 3 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.26%) SEPA
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 18 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.92%) Docker
2 7 (0.92%) vSphere
3 6 (0.79%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.66%) HDFS
5 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.26%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.26%) iptables
6 1 (0.13%) KVM
6 1 (0.13%) Varnish
6 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (4.72%) Puppet
2 22 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (1.57%) Nagios
5 9 (1.18%) Capistrano
5 9 (1.18%) HP UCMDB
6 8 (1.05%) Control-M
7 5 (0.66%) Ansible
7 5 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.66%) Jitterbit
8 4 (0.52%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.52%) OpenSSO
9 3 (0.39%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.39%) DBAmp
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.26%) Ambari
10 2 (0.26%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.26%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.26%) Oozie
10 2 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 183 (23.98%) Oracle
2 104 (13.63%) Microsoft
3 52 (6.82%) IBM
4 42 (5.50%) ServiceNow
5 41 (5.37%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (3.28%) ATG
7 23 (3.01%) Endeca
8 21 (2.75%) VMware
9 20 (2.62%) Adobe
10 14 (1.83%) Atlassian
11 13 (1.70%) HP
11 13 (1.70%) MuleSoft
11 13 (1.70%) Perforce
11 13 (1.70%) Zend
12 10 (1.31%) Google
13 9 (1.18%) TIBCO
14 8 (1.05%) SAP
15 7 (0.92%) hybris
15 7 (0.92%) webMethods
16 6 (0.79%) Pega
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Excellent depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, long term contracts
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 18 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £420 - 460 per day + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago