The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England / London
Rank 110 135 151
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +16
Contract jobs citing SOAP 435 359 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.23% 1.74% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.43% 5.40% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 262 222
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £33.28 £20.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.34% -62.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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
6765 6646 6372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.71% 32.19% 30.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5081 4968 4780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +27.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London +24 61 £450 - 22
Canary Wharf +2 7 £575 -1.96%
Westminster - 3 £535 -
Croydon -14 2 £383 -6.70%
Brentford - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 563 (63.90%) REST
2 509 (57.78%) Web Services
3 508 (57.66%) Agile Software Development
4 472 (53.58%) Java
5 403 (45.74%) XML
6 342 (38.82%) JavaScript
7 308 (34.96%) SQL
8 297 (33.71%) HTML
9 292 (33.14%) JSON
10 263 (29.85%) Spring
11 244 (27.70%) Scrum
12 239 (27.13%) CSS
13 220 (24.97%) TDD
14 198 (22.47%) Jenkins
15 195 (22.13%) Git (software)
16 185 (21.00%) JIRA
17 183 (20.77%) Linux
18 179 (20.32%) Finance
19 170 (19.30%) Unix
20 165 (18.73%) Oracle
21 164 (18.62%) MVC
22 155 (17.59%) OO
23 154 (17.48%) Maven
24 152 (17.25%) jQuery
25 150 (17.03%) J2EE
26 148 (16.80%) RESTful
27 144 (16.35%) AngularJS
28 142 (16.12%) BDD
29 135 (15.32%) Banking
30 132 (14.98%) .NET

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 97 (11.01%) WebSphere
2 68 (7.72%) Tomcat
3 66 (7.49%) Confluence
4 61 (6.92%) Apache
5 60 (6.81%) JBoss
6 55 (6.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 37 (4.20%) WebLogic
8 34 (3.86%) CMS
9 31 (3.52%) Apache Solr
10 26 (2.95%) Cloud Foundry
10 26 (2.95%) Mule
11 19 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (2.04%) IIS
13 17 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 16 (1.82%) SharePoint
15 14 (1.59%) Mule ESB
16 12 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
17 7 (0.79%) MQSeries
17 7 (0.79%) MQSI
Applications
1 18 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.23%) MS Office
2 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) MS Project
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.45%) Workday HCM
6 3 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.34%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.23%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.23%) RMDS
8 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.11%) Magento
8 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 91 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (6.81%) GitHub
4 38 (4.31%) PaaS
5 36 (4.09%) IaaS
6 27 (3.06%) SaaS
7 23 (2.61%) CloudBees
7 23 (2.61%) OpenShift
8 13 (1.48%) Force.com
9 11 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (1.14%) Amazon S3
10 10 (1.14%) TestFlight
11 8 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.79%) Office 365
13 6 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.68%) Boomi
13 6 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 65 (7.38%) HTTP
2 33 (3.75%) Firewall
3 27 (3.06%) SSL
4 26 (2.95%) HTTPS
5 22 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 20 (2.27%) LDAP
7 19 (2.16%) Internet
8 16 (1.82%) FTP
9 13 (1.48%) Kerberos
10 7 (0.79%) Intranet
10 7 (0.79%) MPLS
10 7 (0.79%) WinSCP
11 5 (0.57%) AMQP
11 5 (0.57%) LAN
11 5 (0.57%) SNMP
11 5 (0.57%) VPN
12 4 (0.45%) SMTP
13 3 (0.34%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.34%) IPsec
13 3 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (9.31%) MySQL
2 77 (8.74%) SQL Server
3 58 (6.58%) MongoDB
4 57 (6.47%) Big Data
4 57 (6.47%) NoSQL
5 56 (6.36%) Relational Database
6 39 (4.43%) Hadoop
7 29 (3.29%) DB2
8 26 (2.95%) Oracle Database
9 24 (2.72%) RDBMS
10 20 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 13 (1.48%) Redis
12 11 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (1.25%) SQLite
13 10 (1.14%) CouchDB
14 8 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (0.79%) SAP HANA
15 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 198 (22.47%) Jenkins
2 195 (22.13%) Git (software)
3 185 (21.00%) JIRA
4 154 (17.48%) Maven
5 121 (13.73%) JUnit
6 108 (12.26%) Selenium
7 74 (8.40%) SoapUI
8 69 (7.83%) Mockito
9 61 (6.92%) Cucumber
10 56 (6.36%) TeamCity
11 52 (5.90%) Gradle
12 48 (5.45%) Subversion
13 43 (4.88%) Eclipse
14 39 (4.43%) Ant
14 39 (4.43%) Spock
15 37 (4.20%) NUnit
16 34 (3.86%) SonarQube
17 33 (3.75%) WebDriver
18 30 (3.41%) JMeter
19 26 (2.95%) Hudson
General
1 179 (20.32%) Finance
2 135 (15.32%) Banking
3 65 (7.38%) Retail
4 31 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.18%) Marketing
6 23 (2.61%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.48%) Electronics
8 13 (1.48%) Games
9 11 (1.25%) Law
10 8 (0.91%) Legal
11 7 (0.79%) Publishing
12 6 (0.68%) Back Office
13 4 (0.45%) Advertising
13 4 (0.45%) Billing
14 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.34%) Front Office
15 2 (0.23%) Local Government
15 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 537 (60.95%) Developer
2 234 (26.56%) Java Developer
3 135 (15.32%) Architect
4 90 (10.22%) Senior Developer
5 60 (6.81%) Solutions Architect
6 56 (6.36%) Senior Java Developer
7 51 (5.79%) Consultant
8 42 (4.77%) .NET Developer
9 41 (4.65%) Analyst
10 30 (3.41%) Tester
11 28 (3.18%) C# Developer
11 28 (3.18%) JavaScript Developer
12 25 (2.84%) Salesforce Developer
13 24 (2.72%) Integration Architect
14 23 (2.61%) Angular Developer
14 23 (2.61%) Hybris Developer
15 22 (2.50%) ServiceNow Developer
16 21 (2.38%) Automation Tester
16 21 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
17 19 (2.16%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 563 (63.90%) REST
2 509 (57.78%) Web Services
3 403 (45.74%) XML
4 297 (33.71%) HTML
5 292 (33.14%) JSON
6 263 (29.85%) Spring
7 239 (27.13%) CSS
8 152 (17.25%) jQuery
9 150 (17.03%) J2EE
10 148 (16.80%) RESTful
11 144 (16.35%) AngularJS
12 132 (14.98%) .NET
13 124 (14.07%) JMS
14 116 (13.17%) HTML5
15 114 (12.94%) Hibernate
16 102 (11.58%) Node.js
17 98 (11.12%) Spring MVC
18 82 (9.31%) JSP
19 77 (8.74%) CSS3
20 75 (8.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (6.92%) User Experience
3 53 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 34 (3.86%) Computer Science
5 30 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (2.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (2.61%) Data Structures
8 19 (2.16%) CMDB
9 15 (1.70%) DataPower
10 13 (1.48%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.36%) Data Integration
12 11 (1.25%) N-Tier
13 9 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
13 9 (1.02%) PKI
14 8 (0.91%) iPad
15 7 (0.79%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.79%) Fintech
15 7 (0.79%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.79%) Mathematics
16 6 (0.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 183 (20.77%) Linux
2 170 (19.30%) Unix
3 55 (6.24%) Windows
4 23 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.25%) AIX
5 11 (1.25%) Android
6 8 (0.91%) Solaris
6 8 (0.91%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.57%) HPUX
9 3 (0.34%) CentOS
9 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (57.66%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (27.70%) Scrum
3 220 (24.97%) TDD
4 164 (18.62%) MVC
5 155 (17.59%) OO
6 142 (16.12%) BDD
7 102 (11.58%) DevOps
8 91 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
9 84 (9.53%) E-Commerce
10 82 (9.31%) SOA
11 72 (8.17%) Microservices
11 72 (8.17%) Unit Testing
12 66 (7.49%) SDLC
13 58 (6.58%) Test Automation
14 54 (6.13%) Software Engineering
15 52 (5.90%) Kanban
15 52 (5.90%) Refactoring
16 49 (5.56%) Workflow
17 48 (5.45%) UML
18 46 (5.22%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 472 (53.58%) Java
2 342 (38.82%) JavaScript
3 308 (34.96%) SQL
4 113 (12.83%) C#
4 113 (12.83%) Shell Script
5 72 (8.17%) Python
6 48 (5.45%) Korn
6 48 (5.45%) PHP
7 43 (4.88%) XPath
8 35 (3.97%) PL/SQL
9 31 (3.52%) Bash Shell
10 27 (3.06%) Apex Code
11 23 (2.61%) Groovy
11 23 (2.61%) Perl
12 20 (2.27%) Ruby
13 19 (2.16%) Scala
14 18 (2.04%) Apple Swift
14 18 (2.04%) Objective-C
15 17 (1.93%) C
15 17 (1.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (7.83%) Degree
2 26 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.93%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.02%) ISEB
5 7 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.23%) MCSE
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.23%) PMP
8 1 (0.11%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.72%) QA
2 23 (2.61%) FATCA
3 11 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (1.25%) EMIR
3 11 (1.25%) MiFID
4 9 (1.02%) SDET
5 7 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.57%) HL7
7 4 (0.45%) WCAG
8 3 (0.34%) SEPA
9 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.23%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (4.09%) Docker
2 25 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.45%) NDS
4 4 (0.45%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.11%) etcd
6 1 (0.11%) KVM
6 1 (0.11%) Varnish
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) vSphere
6 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (3.97%) Puppet
2 22 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.36%) Ansible
5 10 (1.14%) Control-M
6 8 (0.91%) OpenAM
6 8 (0.91%) OpenSSO
7 7 (0.79%) Rancher
8 6 (0.68%) CloudHub
8 6 (0.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 4 (0.45%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.34%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.23%) Nagios
11 2 (0.23%) Thomson Reuters DACS
12 1 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 1 (0.11%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.11%) MOM
12 1 (0.11%) Opsview
Vendors
1 165 (18.73%) Oracle
2 76 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 69 (7.83%) IBM
4 60 (6.81%) Adobe
5 50 (5.68%) MuleSoft
6 47 (5.33%) Solace
7 40 (4.54%) Salesforce.com
8 38 (4.31%) HP
9 36 (4.09%) ServiceNow
10 26 (2.95%) SAP
11 25 (2.84%) hybris
12 22 (2.50%) Google
13 20 (2.27%) Perforce
14 19 (2.16%) ATG
15 17 (1.93%) Apigee
15 17 (1.93%) BMC
16 14 (1.59%) Remedy
16 14 (1.59%) Sybase
17 13 (1.48%) WSO2
18 12 (1.36%) Atlassian
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