The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 149 147 176
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Contract jobs citing SOAP 333 354 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.41% 1.46% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.59% 4.66% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 235 225
Average daily rate
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£438 £443 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% +10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £304 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7255 7596 7566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.77% 31.32% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5167 5481 5287
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 75 81
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
SOAP
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 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
City of London +30 86 £400 -11.11% 38
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £215 - 1
Ruislip - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 2
Uxbridge - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 471 (65.33%) Web Services
2 387 (53.68%) Java
3 323 (44.80%) XML
4 294 (40.78%) REST
5 267 (37.03%) HTML
6 230 (31.90%) Scrum
7 222 (30.79%) TDD
8 207 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
9 191 (26.49%) Oracle
10 189 (26.21%) JavaScript
11 168 (23.30%) SQL
12 143 (19.83%) MVC
13 141 (19.56%) Spring
14 134 (18.59%) J2EE
14 134 (18.59%) RESTful
15 130 (18.03%) SOA
16 127 (17.61%) .NET
17 124 (17.20%) Maven
18 121 (16.78%) CSS
19 118 (16.37%) JSON
20 117 (16.23%) Linux
21 112 (15.53%) C#
22 107 (14.84%) BDD
23 105 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
23 105 (14.56%) Subversion
24 99 (13.73%) E-Commerce
25 97 (13.45%) Content Management
26 92 (12.76%) JBoss
27 90 (12.48%) SQL Server
27 90 (12.48%) Ant

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 53 (7.35%) WebLogic
2 51 (7.07%) Tomcat
3 41 (5.69%) Apache
4 31 (4.30%) CMS
5 27 (3.74%) WebSphere
6 24 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 21 (2.91%) IIS
8 20 (2.77%) Apache Solr
9 15 (2.08%) Adobe CQ
10 14 (1.94%) SharePoint
10 14 (1.94%) AquaLogic
10 14 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (1.66%) GlassFish
12 11 (1.53%) Confluence
13 10 (1.39%) Mule
14 9 (1.25%) Drupal
15 7 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (0.97%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.97%) Node.js
15 7 (0.97%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 13 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.97%) MS Office
3 5 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.80%) Magento
1 13 (1.80%) Workday HCM
2 11 (1.53%) SAP HR
3 8 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.83%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.42%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.28%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.14%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.08%) Force.com
2 9 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.69%) SaaS
6 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.28%) PaaS
7 2 (0.28%) Heroku
8 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.14%) Trello
8 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 71 (9.85%) HTTP
2 27 (3.74%) Internet
3 18 (2.50%) SSL
4 12 (1.66%) LDAP
5 10 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.39%) FTP
6 9 (1.25%) Firewall
7 7 (0.97%) 2G
7 7 (0.97%) 3G
7 7 (0.97%) 4G
8 6 (0.83%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.69%) DNS
10 4 (0.55%) VoIP
11 3 (0.42%) SNMP
11 3 (0.42%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.28%) SSH
12 2 (0.28%) DVB
12 2 (0.28%) tcpdump
13 1 (0.14%) M3UA
13 1 (0.14%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 74 (10.26%) MySQL
3 53 (7.35%) NoSQL
4 51 (7.07%) MongoDB
5 40 (5.55%) Oracle Database
6 39 (5.41%) Relational Database
7 22 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (1.94%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.53%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.11%) SQLite
12 8 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.97%) CouchDB
13 7 (0.97%) Apache Hive
13 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.97%) DB2
13 7 (0.97%) Impala
Development Applications
1 124 (17.20%) Maven
2 105 (14.56%) Subversion
3 90 (12.48%) Ant
4 83 (11.51%) JUnit
5 72 (9.99%) Git (software)
6 64 (8.88%) Selenium
7 58 (8.04%) Cucumber
8 57 (7.91%) SoapUI
9 54 (7.49%) Jenkins
10 52 (7.21%) JIRA
11 46 (6.38%) Eclipse
12 37 (5.13%) WebDriver
13 34 (4.72%) JBehave
14 33 (4.58%) Hudson
15 28 (3.88%) Visual Studio
16 25 (3.47%) Apache Ivy
16 25 (3.47%) eggPlant
17 17 (2.36%) Calabash
18 13 (1.80%) Robotium
18 13 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 89 (12.34%) Finance
2 74 (10.26%) Banking
3 61 (8.46%) Retail
4 30 (4.16%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.94%) Advertising
5 14 (1.94%) Games
6 12 (1.66%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.39%) Publishing
8 9 (1.25%) Back Office
9 8 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.11%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.69%) Marketing
10 5 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.28%) Billing
12 2 (0.28%) Front Office
12 2 (0.28%) Automotive
12 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 406 (56.31%) Developer
2 129 (17.89%) Java Developer
3 71 (9.85%) Architect
4 59 (8.18%) Senior Developer
5 51 (7.07%) .NET Developer
6 47 (6.52%) Consultant
7 45 (6.24%) Analyst
8 37 (5.13%) Tester
9 28 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
10 26 (3.61%) C# Developer
11 24 (3.33%) Test Analyst
12 23 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
13 22 (3.05%) Web Developer
14 20 (2.77%) Test Engineer
15 19 (2.64%) Software Developer
16 18 (2.50%) Technical Architect
16 18 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
16 18 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 18 (2.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
17 16 (2.22%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 471 (65.33%) Web Services
2 323 (44.80%) XML
3 294 (40.78%) REST
4 267 (37.03%) HTML
5 141 (19.56%) Spring
6 134 (18.59%) J2EE
6 134 (18.59%) RESTful
7 127 (17.61%) .NET
8 121 (16.78%) CSS
9 118 (16.37%) JSON
10 86 (11.93%) WSDL
11 81 (11.23%) XSD
12 77 (10.68%) jQuery
13 76 (10.54%) Hibernate
14 75 (10.40%) JMS
14 75 (10.40%) HTML5
15 64 (8.88%) ASP.NET
16 60 (8.32%) Ajax
17 56 (7.77%) XSLT
17 56 (7.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.69%) iPad
2 39 (5.41%) Social Media
3 38 (5.27%) Open Source
3 38 (5.27%) Mobile App
4 20 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.64%) Data Integration
6 14 (1.94%) Digital Media
6 14 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.80%) SWIFT
8 10 (1.39%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
9 9 (1.25%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.11%) PKI
10 8 (1.11%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
10 8 (1.11%) Visualisation
11 7 (0.97%) Video on Demand
11 7 (0.97%) IPTV
11 7 (0.97%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 117 (16.23%) Linux
2 56 (7.77%) UNIX
3 47 (6.52%) Android
4 43 (5.96%) Windows
5 36 (4.99%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.55%) Solaris
8 3 (0.42%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.42%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.14%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.14%) SUSE
10 1 (0.14%) Debian
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) HPUX
10 1 (0.14%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (31.90%) Scrum
2 222 (30.79%) TDD
3 207 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (19.83%) MVC
5 130 (18.03%) SOA
6 107 (14.84%) BDD
7 105 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
8 99 (13.73%) E-Commerce
9 97 (13.45%) Content Management
10 89 (12.34%) OO
11 67 (9.29%) UML
11 67 (9.29%) Test Automation
12 64 (8.88%) ERP
13 63 (8.74%) Web Development
14 58 (8.04%) Unit Testing
15 53 (7.35%) Waterfall
16 50 (6.93%) Software Engineering
17 46 (6.38%) Migration
18 40 (5.55%) OOP
19 36 (4.99%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 387 (53.68%) Java
2 189 (26.21%) JavaScript
3 168 (23.30%) SQL
4 112 (15.53%) C#
5 80 (11.10%) Groovy
6 59 (8.18%) PHP
7 38 (5.27%) T-SQL
7 38 (5.27%) Python
8 35 (4.85%) XPath
9 33 (4.58%) Ruby
10 32 (4.44%) PL/SQL
11 29 (4.02%) C++
12 26 (3.61%) Perl
13 22 (3.05%) Apex Code
14 15 (2.08%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.08%) C
15 14 (1.94%) XQuery
16 13 (1.80%) Objective-C
17 12 (1.66%) Bash Shell
18 10 (1.39%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 49 (6.80%) Degree
2 17 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.39%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.25%) ISEB
5 8 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.42%) MBA
7 2 (0.28%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.14%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.96%) QA
2 10 (1.39%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (0.55%) Cygwin
1 4 (0.55%) HDFS
2 3 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.28%) NDS
3 2 (0.28%) vCloud
3 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.14%) KVM
4 1 (0.14%) qmail
4 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.14%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.14%) Varnish
4 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.14%) Snort
4 1 (0.14%) Squid
4 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (2.91%) Puppet
3 17 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.53%) Nagios
5 10 (1.39%) Capistrano
6 8 (1.11%) OpenSSO
7 6 (0.83%) CA SiteMinder
8 5 (0.69%) Control-M
9 4 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.28%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.28%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.28%) Oozie
10 2 (0.28%) SCOM
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.14%) Netcool
11 1 (0.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 1 (0.14%) Nessus
11 1 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 191 (26.49%) Oracle
2 92 (12.76%) JBoss
3 50 (6.93%) Microsoft
4 45 (6.24%) Endeca
5 44 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
6 43 (5.96%) ATG
7 39 (5.41%) IBM
8 36 (4.99%) Perforce
9 33 (4.58%) SAP
10 20 (2.77%) BEA
10 20 (2.77%) HP
11 16 (2.22%) Adobe
12 15 (2.08%) Google
13 11 (1.53%) Sun
13 11 (1.53%) PeopleSoft
13 11 (1.53%) Apple
14 10 (1.39%) VMware
14 10 (1.39%) Atlassian
15 9 (1.25%) ServiceNow
15 9 (1.25%) TIBCO
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