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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 143 143 161
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs citing SOAP 321 337 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.53% 1.54% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.11% 5.27% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 244 195
Average daily rate
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£450 £416 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.30% -17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
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
6281 6400 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.90% 29.23% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4719 4602 4361
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 54 59
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £77.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 -5 69 £444 +4.41% 26
Bromley - 8 £375 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 - - 4
Docklands, London +12 3 £383 -31.69%
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £510 -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 392 (55.76%) Web Services
2 376 (53.49%) Java
3 346 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
4 343 (48.79%) XML
5 317 (45.09%) REST
6 257 (36.56%) HTML
7 227 (32.29%) SQL
8 224 (31.86%) JavaScript
9 184 (26.17%) Scrum
10 181 (25.75%) CSS
11 179 (25.46%) Oracle
12 164 (23.33%) TDD
13 148 (21.05%) Maven
14 141 (20.06%) Spring
15 128 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
16 121 (17.21%) Git (software)
17 114 (16.22%) Linux
18 112 (15.93%) .NET
19 109 (15.50%) C#
20 107 (15.22%) Finance
21 104 (14.79%) Subversion
21 104 (14.79%) JSON
21 104 (14.79%) RESTful
22 97 (13.80%) jQuery
23 96 (13.66%) SOA
24 95 (13.51%) J2EE
25 90 (12.80%) OO
26 86 (12.23%) MVC
27 82 (11.66%) JMS
28 75 (10.67%) Jenkins

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 70 (9.96%) JBoss
2 59 (8.39%) Apache
3 52 (7.40%) Tomcat
4 51 (7.25%) WebLogic
5 36 (5.12%) CMS
6 31 (4.41%) WebSphere
7 29 (4.13%) Mule
8 23 (3.27%) IIS
8 23 (3.27%) Adobe CQ
9 20 (2.84%) Confluence
9 20 (2.84%) SharePoint
10 18 (2.56%) Node.js
11 10 (1.42%) ArcGIS
12 9 (1.28%) Drupal
12 9 (1.28%) WordPress
12 9 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (1.00%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.56%) MS Office
3 4 (0.57%) MS Project
3 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.85%) Magento
3 10 (1.42%) BusinessWorks
4 7 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.57%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.43%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 3 (0.43%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.28%) Summit
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.14%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.99%) GitHub
2 17 (2.42%) SaaS
3 13 (1.85%) Force.com
4 8 (1.14%) Heroku
4 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.71%) Google App Engine
5 5 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (9.96%) HTTP
2 34 (4.84%) SSL
3 21 (2.99%) LDAP
4 16 (2.28%) VPN
5 13 (1.85%) Internet
6 12 (1.71%) VLAN
7 9 (1.28%) DNS
8 8 (1.14%) Intranet
9 5 (0.71%) FTP
9 5 (0.71%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.71%) VoIP
10 4 (0.57%) Firewall
11 3 (0.43%) SSH
12 2 (0.28%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.28%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.28%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.28%) GSM
12 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.28%) SNMP
12 2 (0.28%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.25%) MySQL
3 45 (6.40%) Relational Database
4 41 (5.83%) NoSQL
4 41 (5.83%) Oracle Database
5 39 (5.55%) MongoDB
6 24 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (2.99%) RDBMS
8 18 (2.56%) DB2
9 16 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.99%) Hadoop
11 12 (1.71%) CouchDB
11 12 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (1.56%) Redis
13 9 (1.28%) OLTP
13 9 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 148 (21.05%) Maven
2 121 (17.21%) Git (software)
3 104 (14.79%) Subversion
4 75 (10.67%) Jenkins
5 72 (10.24%) JUnit
6 70 (9.96%) JIRA
7 64 (9.10%) Selenium
8 62 (8.82%) SoapUI
9 56 (7.97%) Ant
10 48 (6.83%) Eclipse
11 33 (4.69%) Cucumber
12 27 (3.84%) WebDriver
13 24 (3.41%) JMeter
14 21 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
15 20 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (2.56%) JBehave
16 18 (2.56%) Visual Studio
17 17 (2.42%) Hudson
18 13 (1.85%) LoadRunner
18 13 (1.85%) Mercurial
General
1 107 (15.22%) Finance
2 72 (10.24%) Banking
3 41 (5.83%) Retail
4 21 (2.99%) Marketing
4 21 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.28%) Games
6 15 (2.13%) Legal
7 13 (1.85%) Advertising
8 12 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.71%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.56%) Front Office
10 8 (1.14%) Back Office
11 7 (1.00%) Publishing
11 7 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.57%) Law
13 2 (0.28%) Automotive
13 2 (0.28%) French Language
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 424 (60.31%) Developer
2 138 (19.63%) Java Developer
3 63 (8.96%) Senior Developer
4 60 (8.53%) Architect
5 56 (7.97%) Consultant
6 53 (7.54%) Analyst
7 31 (4.41%) Test Analyst
8 26 (3.70%) ServiceNow Developer
8 26 (3.70%) PHP Developer
9 25 (3.56%) Tester
10 24 (3.41%) .NET Developer
10 24 (3.41%) C# Developer
11 23 (3.27%) Technical Consultant
12 21 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
13 19 (2.70%) Technical Architect
13 19 (2.70%) Web Developer
14 18 (2.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
15 16 (2.28%) Automation Tester
16 15 (2.13%) Senior Consultant
16 15 (2.13%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (55.76%) Web Services
2 343 (48.79%) XML
3 317 (45.09%) REST
4 257 (36.56%) HTML
5 181 (25.75%) CSS
6 141 (20.06%) Spring
7 112 (15.93%) .NET
8 104 (14.79%) JSON
8 104 (14.79%) RESTful
9 97 (13.80%) jQuery
10 95 (13.51%) J2EE
11 82 (11.66%) JMS
12 74 (10.53%) HTML5
13 73 (10.38%) XSD
14 72 (10.24%) WSDL
15 69 (9.82%) Ajax
16 57 (8.11%) Hibernate
17 49 (6.97%) JSP
18 46 (6.54%) XSL
19 41 (5.83%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.12%) Open Source
3 35 (4.98%) Data Integration
4 33 (4.69%) Social Media
5 30 (4.27%) iPad
6 28 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.84%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.84%) Derivative
8 17 (2.42%) User Experience
9 16 (2.28%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.99%) Equity Derivative
11 13 (1.85%) CMDB
11 13 (1.85%) Visualisation
11 13 (1.85%) Online Games
11 13 (1.85%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.71%) Hedge funds
13 10 (1.42%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.42%) PKI
14 9 (1.28%) Equities
15 8 (1.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 114 (16.22%) Linux
2 58 (8.25%) Windows
3 47 (6.69%) UNIX
4 25 (3.56%) Android
5 20 (2.84%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.14%) Solaris
10 7 (1.00%) AIX
11 6 (0.85%) CentOS
12 4 (0.57%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.14%) HPUX
15 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (26.17%) Scrum
3 164 (23.33%) TDD
4 128 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
5 96 (13.66%) SOA
6 90 (12.80%) OO
7 86 (12.23%) MVC
8 71 (10.10%) E-Commerce
9 68 (9.67%) BDD
10 59 (8.39%) Content Management
11 54 (7.68%) UML
12 49 (6.97%) Web Development
13 43 (6.12%) ERP
13 43 (6.12%) CRM
14 41 (5.83%) Unit Testing
15 40 (5.69%) Waterfall
15 40 (5.69%) Configuration Management
16 39 (5.55%) DevOps
17 37 (5.26%) Migration
17 37 (5.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 376 (53.49%) Java
2 227 (32.29%) SQL
3 224 (31.86%) JavaScript
4 109 (15.50%) C#
5 68 (9.67%) PL/SQL
6 48 (6.83%) PHP
7 45 (6.40%) Groovy
8 37 (5.26%) Python
9 32 (4.55%) Ruby
10 23 (3.27%) Apex Code
11 22 (3.13%) Scala
12 19 (2.70%) Perl
12 19 (2.70%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.85%) C++
14 12 (1.71%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.56%) C
16 10 (1.42%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.42%) XPath
17 9 (1.28%) PHP5
18 8 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (10.38%) Degree
2 28 (3.98%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.99%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.28%) ISEB
6 7 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.00%) MCITP
6 7 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (0.85%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.71%) MCSE
9 4 (0.57%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.57%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.14%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.14%) MBA
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.54%) QA
2 2 (0.28%) SLA
2 2 (0.28%) WCAG
2 2 (0.28%) WAI
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.00%) vSphere
1 7 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (1.00%) vCloud
2 5 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.43%) NFS
4 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 41 (5.83%) Puppet
2 15 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.71%) HP UCMDB
3 12 (1.71%) HP SiteScope
4 7 (1.00%) Control-M
5 6 (0.85%) Ansible
5 6 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.85%) OpenSSO
5 6 (0.85%) CA SiteMinder
6 4 (0.57%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.57%) StatsD
6 4 (0.57%) Kibana
6 4 (0.57%) yum
7 2 (0.28%) SCOM
7 2 (0.28%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 179 (25.46%) Oracle
2 73 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.54%) Salesforce.com
4 32 (4.55%) ATG
5 31 (4.41%) Endeca
5 31 (4.41%) IBM
5 31 (4.41%) HP
6 28 (3.98%) ServiceNow
6 28 (3.98%) Red Hat
7 27 (3.84%) Perforce
8 26 (3.70%) SAP
9 25 (3.56%) Adobe
10 21 (2.99%) Google
11 20 (2.84%) Atlassian
11 20 (2.84%) TIBCO
12 17 (2.42%) Citrix
13 15 (2.13%) VMware
13 15 (2.13%) Informatica
14 11 (1.56%) hybris
15 10 (1.42%) Cisco
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £534.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Esum
Rate: Unspecified £Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £370 - £375 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
JWResource
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £575 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £85000 - £86000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago