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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 110 133 152
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +19
Contract jobs citing SOAP 493 388 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.29% 1.72% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.56% 5.24% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 288 238
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £30.39 £20.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.24% -43.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.08 £20.50 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £20.50 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
7516 7409 7246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.94% 32.84% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5681 5622 5528
Median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 35
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -34.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 8 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the London region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 56 £450 +12.50% 29
Uxbridge +11 6 £413 +58.65%
Canary Wharf +7 4 £350 -33.33%
Croydon -21 2 £423 -0.58%
Westminster - 2 £543 -
Hounslow -4 1 £450 -
Greenford - 1 £375 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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.

1 601 (65.75%) REST
2 538 (58.86%) Web Services
3 512 (56.02%) Agile Software Development
4 494 (54.05%) Java
5 406 (44.42%) XML
6 331 (36.21%) JavaScript
7 309 (33.81%) SQL
8 286 (31.29%) HTML
9 276 (30.20%) Spring
10 274 (29.98%) JSON
11 268 (29.32%) Scrum
12 233 (25.49%) CSS
13 220 (24.07%) TDD
14 198 (21.66%) Git (software)
15 190 (20.79%) Oracle
16 182 (19.91%) Finance
17 180 (19.69%) MVC
18 173 (18.93%) Linux
19 167 (18.27%) Jenkins
20 161 (17.61%) JIRA
21 158 (17.29%) J2EE
22 155 (16.96%) AngularJS
23 153 (16.74%) RESTful
24 149 (16.30%) Unix
25 143 (15.65%) Maven
26 142 (15.54%) .NET
26 142 (15.54%) jQuery
27 131 (14.33%) OO
27 131 (14.33%) BDD
28 128 (14.00%) C#

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 95 (10.39%) WebSphere
2 70 (7.66%) JBoss
3 69 (7.55%) Tomcat
4 62 (6.78%) Confluence
5 59 (6.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 55 (6.02%) Apache
7 40 (4.38%) Mule
8 35 (3.83%) CMS
9 33 (3.61%) WebLogic
10 29 (3.17%) Mule ESB
11 26 (2.84%) Apache Solr
11 26 (2.84%) Cloud Foundry
12 22 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 20 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
14 17 (1.86%) IIS
15 15 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (1.64%) SharePoint
16 12 (1.31%) Oracle Service Bus
17 8 (0.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.55%) MS Office
3 3 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (2.74%) Oracle BPM
2 22 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.88%) Radian6
6 8 (0.88%) Social Studio
7 7 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.33%) SAP HCM
10 2 (0.22%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.22%) Magento
10 2 (0.22%) RMDS
10 2 (0.22%) Workday HCM
11 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 83 (9.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (6.13%) GitHub
4 38 (4.16%) PaaS
5 37 (4.05%) IaaS
6 31 (3.39%) SaaS
7 23 (2.52%) CloudBees
7 23 (2.52%) OpenShift
8 18 (1.97%) TestFlight
9 15 (1.64%) Force.com
10 12 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
12 9 (0.98%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.66%) Boomi
15 5 (0.55%) Heroku
15 5 (0.55%) Office 365
16 4 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.44%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 79 (8.64%) HTTP
2 31 (3.39%) Firewall
3 29 (3.17%) SSL
4 24 (2.63%) LDAP
5 20 (2.19%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.86%) HTTPS
7 13 (1.42%) Internet
7 13 (1.42%) Kerberos
8 12 (1.31%) AMQP
8 12 (1.31%) FTP
9 11 (1.20%) CTI
10 7 (0.77%) Intranet
10 7 (0.77%) WinSCP
11 5 (0.55%) VPN
12 4 (0.44%) DMZ
12 4 (0.44%) LAN
12 4 (0.44%) SMTP
12 4 (0.44%) SNMP
12 4 (0.44%) SSH
13 3 (0.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (10.72%) SQL Server
2 78 (8.53%) MySQL
3 65 (7.11%) MongoDB
4 60 (6.56%) Big Data
4 60 (6.56%) NoSQL
5 55 (6.02%) Relational Database
6 43 (4.70%) Hadoop
7 33 (3.61%) Oracle Database
8 25 (2.74%) RDBMS
9 21 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
10 19 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (2.08%) SQLite
11 18 (1.97%) CouchDB
12 17 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (1.86%) DB2
13 13 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (1.09%) Redis
16 9 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 198 (21.66%) Git (software)
2 167 (18.27%) Jenkins
3 161 (17.61%) JIRA
4 143 (15.65%) Maven
5 109 (11.93%) JUnit
6 91 (9.96%) SoapUI
7 90 (9.85%) Selenium
8 65 (7.11%) Mockito
9 55 (6.02%) TeamCity
10 52 (5.69%) Eclipse
11 48 (5.25%) Cucumber
12 44 (4.81%) Subversion
13 41 (4.49%) Gradle
13 41 (4.49%) Spock
14 35 (3.83%) JMeter
15 34 (3.72%) IntelliJ
15 34 (3.72%) NUnit
15 34 (3.72%) SonarQube
16 28 (3.06%) WebDriver
17 26 (2.84%) Ant
General
1 182 (19.91%) Finance
2 115 (12.58%) Banking
3 68 (7.44%) Retail
4 45 (4.92%) Marketing
5 38 (4.16%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.64%) Electronics
8 12 (1.31%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.31%) Law
9 11 (1.20%) Games
10 9 (0.98%) Legal
10 9 (0.98%) Publishing
11 6 (0.66%) Back Office
11 6 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.33%) Front Office
13 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Advertising
14 1 (0.11%) Billing
14 1 (0.11%) German Language
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 567 (62.04%) Developer
2 253 (27.68%) Java Developer
3 133 (14.55%) Architect
4 107 (11.71%) Senior Developer
5 59 (6.46%) Solutions Architect
6 56 (6.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 52 (5.69%) Consultant
8 46 (5.03%) .NET Developer
8 46 (5.03%) Analyst
9 35 (3.83%) C# Developer
10 34 (3.72%) Lead Developer
11 33 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
12 27 (2.95%) Agile Developer
12 27 (2.95%) Lead Java Developer
13 25 (2.74%) Integration Developer
14 24 (2.63%) Angular Developer
14 24 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
14 24 (2.63%) Tester
15 23 (2.52%) Hybris Developer
15 23 (2.52%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 601 (65.75%) REST
2 538 (58.86%) Web Services
3 406 (44.42%) XML
4 286 (31.29%) HTML
5 276 (30.20%) Spring
6 274 (29.98%) JSON
7 233 (25.49%) CSS
8 158 (17.29%) J2EE
9 155 (16.96%) AngularJS
10 153 (16.74%) RESTful
11 142 (15.54%) .NET
11 142 (15.54%) jQuery
12 125 (13.68%) JMS
13 120 (13.13%) Spring MVC
14 117 (12.80%) HTML5
15 116 (12.69%) Hibernate
16 110 (12.04%) Node.js
17 88 (9.63%) JSP
18 84 (9.19%) Java EE
19 83 (9.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 57 (6.24%) User Experience
4 55 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 42 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.19%) CMDB
7 16 (1.75%) Data Structures
8 15 (1.64%) Data Integration
8 15 (1.64%) DataPower
9 12 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.31%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.20%) Data Centre
10 11 (1.20%) IVR
11 10 (1.09%) Clustering
12 9 (0.98%) Hedge funds
12 9 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (0.98%) iPad
12 9 (0.98%) Social Media
12 9 (0.98%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 173 (18.93%) Linux
2 149 (16.30%) Unix
3 63 (6.89%) Windows
4 32 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.42%) AIX
6 10 (1.09%) Android
6 10 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.77%) Solaris
7 7 (0.77%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.44%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.33%) HPUX
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) VMS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (56.02%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (29.32%) Scrum
3 220 (24.07%) TDD
4 180 (19.69%) MVC
5 131 (14.33%) BDD
5 131 (14.33%) OO
6 109 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
7 103 (11.27%) SOA
8 99 (10.83%) E-Commerce
9 90 (9.85%) DevOps
10 83 (9.08%) Unit Testing
11 74 (8.10%) Software Engineering
12 69 (7.55%) SDLC
13 64 (7.00%) Microservices
14 56 (6.13%) CRM
15 54 (5.91%) Test Automation
16 49 (5.36%) Web Development
17 46 (5.03%) API Development
18 45 (4.92%) Kanban
18 45 (4.92%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 494 (54.05%) Java
2 331 (36.21%) JavaScript
3 309 (33.81%) SQL
4 128 (14.00%) C#
5 89 (9.74%) Shell Script
6 69 (7.55%) Python
7 54 (5.91%) PHP
8 46 (5.03%) Korn
9 42 (4.60%) XPath
10 35 (3.83%) PL/SQL
11 30 (3.28%) Objective-C
12 29 (3.17%) Groovy
13 28 (3.06%) Perl
14 24 (2.63%) Bash Shell
15 23 (2.52%) Ruby
15 23 (2.52%) Scala
16 22 (2.41%) Apple Swift
17 20 (2.19%) Apex Code
17 20 (2.19%) T-SQL
18 17 (1.86%) C
Qualifications
1 84 (9.19%) Degree
2 29 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.19%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (0.88%) ISEB
6 5 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.22%) MCSE
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.22%) PMP
10 1 (0.11%) AAT
10 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.78%) QA
2 22 (2.41%) FATCA
3 7 (0.77%) SDET
4 6 (0.66%) HL7
5 5 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.44%) WCAG
7 3 (0.33%) SEPA
8 2 (0.22%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.74%) Docker
3 8 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.44%) NDS
4 4 (0.44%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 3 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.22%) KVM
6 2 (0.22%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.11%) etcd
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) Varnish
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (3.39%) Puppet
2 24 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.09%) Control-M
5 9 (0.98%) CloudHub
6 8 (0.88%) OpenAM
6 8 (0.88%) OpenSSO
7 6 (0.66%) Ansible
7 6 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (0.55%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 3 (0.33%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.33%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.22%) Nagios
11 2 (0.22%) Thomson Reuters DACS
12 1 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 1 (0.11%) CA Service Virtualization
12 1 (0.11%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 190 (20.79%) Oracle
2 75 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 69 (7.55%) IBM
4 64 (7.00%) Adobe
5 52 (5.69%) MuleSoft
6 48 (5.25%) Salesforce.com
7 46 (5.03%) Solace
8 39 (4.27%) HP
9 33 (3.61%) ServiceNow
10 26 (2.84%) SAP
11 25 (2.74%) hybris
12 22 (2.41%) Informatica
13 20 (2.19%) Google
14 18 (1.97%) ATG
15 17 (1.86%) BMC
15 17 (1.86%) WSO2
16 14 (1.53%) Remedy
17 13 (1.42%) Apigee
17 13 (1.42%) Atlassian
17 13 (1.42%) Sybase
London
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Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Stratospherec
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City, London
Stratospherec
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Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day 6 Month initial duration
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent salary or rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day + 12-24 months
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
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City, London
TEKsystems
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People Source Consulting
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CPS Group Limited
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