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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 122 144 144
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 455 366 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.98% 1.64% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.30% 5.38% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 260 265
Average daily rate £450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +13.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £22.18 £95.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.14 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.05% +9.23%
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
7226 6807 6958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.44% 30.46% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5456 4840 5026
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 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 32
Average hourly rate £26.25 £22.18 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.34% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +13 67 £475 +15.15% 16
Croydon - 7 £410 -
Westminster - 3 £375 -
Docklands, London +8 2 £395 +43.63%
Paddington +5 2 £550 +10.00%
Osterley -3 2 £420 -20.75%
Bromley - 2 £513 -
Hammersmith -3 1 £475 +0.97%
Feltham - 1 £425 -
Hendon - 1 £400 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 495 (60.89%) Java
2 471 (57.93%) Web Services
3 440 (54.12%) REST
4 394 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
5 332 (40.84%) XML
6 273 (33.58%) JavaScript
7 262 (32.23%) SQL
8 257 (31.61%) HTML
9 233 (28.66%) Oracle
10 219 (26.94%) TDD
11 195 (23.99%) Scrum
12 191 (23.49%) Spring
12 191 (23.49%) Git (software)
13 187 (23.00%) JSON
14 170 (20.91%) CSS
15 167 (20.54%) Finance
16 165 (20.30%) RESTful
17 164 (20.17%) Linux
18 161 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
19 155 (19.07%) Maven
20 134 (16.48%) OO
20 134 (16.48%) JMS
21 125 (15.38%) Banking
22 122 (15.01%) JUnit
22 122 (15.01%) .NET
23 121 (14.88%) J2EE
23 121 (14.88%) SOA
24 120 (14.76%) Unix
25 117 (14.39%) Jenkins
26 113 (13.90%) BDD

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 87 (10.70%) Tomcat
2 67 (8.24%) Node.js
3 54 (6.64%) WebLogic
4 47 (5.78%) WebSphere
5 40 (4.92%) CMS
6 37 (4.55%) Jetty
7 35 (4.31%) JBoss
8 33 (4.06%) Apache
9 30 (3.69%) Mule
10 29 (3.57%) nginx
11 27 (3.32%) BizTalk Server
12 25 (3.08%) IIS
13 16 (1.97%) Mule ESB
13 16 (1.97%) Oracle Service Bus
14 14 (1.72%) SharePoint
15 11 (1.35%) MQSeries
16 10 (1.23%) Alfresco
17 9 (1.11%) Liferay
17 9 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
18 8 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.37%) MS Office
4 2 (0.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) HipChat
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (3.20%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.11%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.37%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.25%) Revive Adserver
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.12%) RMDS
8 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.21%) Force.com
3 13 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.48%) SaaS
5 8 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.98%) GitHub
6 7 (0.86%) Google App Engine
6 7 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.86%) PaaS
7 5 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (0.49%) IaaS
8 4 (0.49%) Lucidchart
8 4 (0.49%) Oracle CX
8 4 (0.49%) Route 53
8 4 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.37%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 74 (9.10%) HTTP
2 26 (3.20%) SSL
3 20 (2.46%) LDAP
4 16 (1.97%) SNMP
5 15 (1.85%) FTP
5 15 (1.85%) HTTPS
6 13 (1.60%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.48%) Internet
8 11 (1.35%) VPN
9 8 (0.98%) SMTP
10 7 (0.86%) Firewall
11 6 (0.74%) SSH
11 6 (0.74%) WinSCP
12 3 (0.37%) Intranet
12 3 (0.37%) snoop
12 3 (0.37%) tcpdump
12 3 (0.37%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.25%) DMZ
13 2 (0.25%) LAN
13 2 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 91 (11.19%) MySQL
3 82 (10.09%) Relational Database
4 67 (8.24%) NoSQL
5 50 (6.15%) MongoDB
6 41 (5.04%) Oracle Database
7 32 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 30 (3.69%) Apache Hive
8 30 (3.69%) RDBMS
9 28 (3.44%) Neo4j
10 27 (3.32%) Impala
11 25 (3.08%) Big Data
12 19 (2.34%) Hadoop
13 15 (1.85%) HBase
14 14 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (1.48%) DB2
16 9 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
16 9 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 191 (23.49%) Git (software)
2 155 (19.07%) Maven
3 122 (15.01%) JUnit
4 117 (14.39%) Jenkins
5 111 (13.65%) Subversion
6 107 (13.16%) JIRA
7 103 (12.67%) Selenium
8 90 (11.07%) SoapUI
9 58 (7.13%) Mockito
10 51 (6.27%) Eclipse
11 44 (5.41%) Cucumber
12 40 (4.92%) Ant
13 33 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
14 25 (3.08%) Visual Studio
15 24 (2.95%) WebDriver
16 23 (2.83%) JMeter
16 23 (2.83%) TeamCity
17 22 (2.71%) Spock
18 21 (2.58%) Hudson
19 19 (2.34%) NUnit
General
1 167 (20.54%) Finance
2 125 (15.38%) Banking
3 66 (8.12%) Retail
4 51 (6.27%) Marketing
5 25 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.21%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.97%) Advertising
8 15 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.72%) Electronics
10 12 (1.48%) Front Office
11 9 (1.11%) Legal
11 9 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.98%) Back Office
12 8 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.98%) Games
13 6 (0.74%) Law
13 6 (0.74%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.37%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.37%) Publishing
14 3 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 523 (64.33%) Developer
2 227 (27.92%) Java Developer
3 99 (12.18%) Senior Developer
4 89 (10.95%) Architect
5 53 (6.52%) Analyst
6 40 (4.92%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 40 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
7 36 (4.43%) C# Developer
8 34 (4.18%) .NET Developer
8 34 (4.18%) Consultant
9 32 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
9 32 (3.94%) SQL Developer
10 31 (3.81%) Java Engineer
11 26 (3.20%) Agile Developer
12 25 (3.08%) Test Analyst
13 24 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (2.95%) Tester
14 23 (2.83%) XML Developer
15 22 (2.71%) Oracle Developer
16 21 (2.58%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 471 (57.93%) Web Services
2 440 (54.12%) REST
3 332 (40.84%) XML
4 257 (31.61%) HTML
5 191 (23.49%) Spring
6 187 (23.00%) JSON
7 170 (20.91%) CSS
8 165 (20.30%) RESTful
9 134 (16.48%) JMS
10 122 (15.01%) .NET
11 121 (14.88%) J2EE
12 88 (10.82%) Hibernate
13 83 (10.21%) AngularJS
14 66 (8.12%) XSD
15 65 (8.00%) Ajax
15 65 (8.00%) HTML5
16 63 (7.75%) JSP
17 58 (7.13%) WCF
18 57 (7.01%) Java EE
19 56 (6.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.77%) Enterprise Software
2 53 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.32%) Social Media
5 25 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 23 (2.83%) iPad
7 19 (2.34%) User Experience
8 16 (1.97%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.85%) Algorithms
10 14 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.11%) CMDB
11 9 (1.11%) Data Integration
11 9 (1.11%) SWIFT
11 9 (1.11%) Video on Demand
12 8 (0.98%) Clustering
12 8 (0.98%) Fintech
13 7 (0.86%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.86%) PKI
14 6 (0.74%) Derivative
14 6 (0.74%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 164 (20.17%) Linux
2 120 (14.76%) Unix
3 43 (5.29%) Windows
4 27 (3.32%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.46%) Android
6 15 (1.85%) Solaris
7 10 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.74%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.62%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.49%) AIX
10 4 (0.49%) CentOS
10 4 (0.49%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.25%) SUSE
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.12%) VMS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (26.94%) TDD
3 195 (23.99%) Scrum
4 161 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
5 134 (16.48%) OO
6 121 (14.88%) SOA
7 113 (13.90%) BDD
8 96 (11.81%) SDLC
9 83 (10.21%) E-Commerce
10 67 (8.24%) MVC
11 65 (8.00%) Content Management
12 64 (7.87%) Test Automation
12 64 (7.87%) Web Development
13 58 (7.13%) Software Engineering
14 56 (6.89%) Multithreading
15 55 (6.77%) Continuous Delivery
16 50 (6.15%) Unit Testing
17 48 (5.90%) CRM
18 47 (5.78%) Workflow
19 44 (5.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 495 (60.89%) Java
2 273 (33.58%) JavaScript
3 262 (32.23%) SQL
4 111 (13.65%) C#
5 56 (6.89%) PL/SQL
6 55 (6.77%) PHP
7 52 (6.40%) Python
8 50 (6.15%) Shell Script
9 46 (5.66%) Apex Code
10 37 (4.55%) Groovy
11 31 (3.81%) SOQL
12 30 (3.69%) Scala
13 28 (3.44%) Perl
14 24 (2.95%) Objective-C
15 22 (2.71%) T-SQL
16 19 (2.34%) Ruby
17 18 (2.21%) Apple Swift
17 18 (2.21%) C
18 17 (2.09%) XPath
19 16 (1.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 79 (9.72%) Degree
2 43 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 32 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.09%) ISEB
5 14 (1.72%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.25%) PMP
8 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.12%) CEH
9 1 (0.12%) CISSP
9 1 (0.12%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.12%) SANS
9 1 (0.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.75%) QA
2 15 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.60%) HL7
4 12 (1.48%) SLA
5 6 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.74%) SEPA
6 4 (0.49%) WCAG
7 2 (0.25%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 23 (2.83%) Docker
2 11 (1.35%) Apache Flume
3 8 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.37%) HDFS
5 2 (0.25%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.25%) iptables
5 2 (0.25%) KVM
5 2 (0.25%) Xen
6 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 38 (4.67%) Puppet
2 33 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (1.72%) Nagios
5 12 (1.48%) Capistrano
6 6 (0.74%) Ansible
6 6 (0.74%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.49%) Control-M
7 4 (0.49%) Netcool
7 4 (0.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 4 (0.49%) Netcool/Webtop
8 3 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
8 3 (0.37%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.25%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.25%) CloudHub
9 2 (0.25%) Jitterbit
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 233 (28.66%) Oracle
2 79 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 67 (8.24%) IBM
4 50 (6.15%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (3.94%) HP
6 31 (3.81%) ATG
7 26 (3.20%) Endeca
8 25 (3.08%) ServiceNow
9 18 (2.21%) Google
10 17 (2.09%) Atlassian
10 17 (2.09%) SAP
11 13 (1.60%) Informatica
11 13 (1.60%) Zend
12 12 (1.48%) CA
13 11 (1.35%) TIBCO
13 11 (1.35%) VMware
14 10 (1.23%) Perforce
15 9 (1.11%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.11%) Remedy
15 9 (1.11%) Sybase
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