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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 150 134 141
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 344 361 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.47% 1.55% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 5.00% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 238 239
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.18 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.06% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.03 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +23.65%
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
7224 7215 7279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.90% 31.02% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5234 5198 5230
Average daily rate £425 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 97
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -10 88 £425 +4.29% 27
Paddington - 8 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £300 -
Docklands, London - 3 £275 -
Wimbledon - 2 £375 -
Croydon - 2 £425 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £448 - 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 404 (58.05%) Web Services
2 341 (48.99%) XML
3 330 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
4 327 (46.98%) Java
5 319 (45.83%) REST
6 244 (35.06%) JavaScript
7 232 (33.33%) SQL
8 216 (31.03%) HTML
9 190 (27.30%) .NET
10 179 (25.72%) TDD
11 153 (21.98%) Scrum
11 153 (21.98%) Oracle
12 149 (21.41%) C#
13 139 (19.97%) CSS
14 133 (19.11%) Spring
15 131 (18.82%) SQL Server
16 128 (18.39%) Linux
17 126 (18.10%) Finance
17 126 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
18 113 (16.24%) Maven
19 111 (15.95%) OO
20 110 (15.80%) JSON
21 101 (14.51%) SDLC
22 97 (13.94%) BDD
23 96 (13.79%) Microsoft
24 95 (13.65%) Subversion
25 93 (13.36%) RESTful
26 90 (12.93%) MVC
27 89 (12.79%) Git (software)
28 88 (12.64%) Degree

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 61 (8.76%) WebLogic
2 54 (7.76%) Tomcat
3 49 (7.04%) JBoss
4 39 (5.60%) Apache
5 30 (4.31%) WebSphere
6 26 (3.74%) CMS
7 23 (3.30%) IIS
8 20 (2.87%) Mule
9 17 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (1.72%) Mule ESB
11 9 (1.29%) MQSeries
12 8 (1.15%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
12 8 (1.15%) GlassFish
12 8 (1.15%) Confluence
12 8 (1.15%) Node.js
12 8 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
14 5 (0.72%) Immediacy CMS
15 4 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 34 (4.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.44%) MS Office
3 5 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.29%) MS Project
4 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.14%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 28 (4.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.57%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.29%) Magento
6 2 (0.29%) Radian6
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.14%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.29%) SaaS
3 8 (1.15%) Force.com
3 8 (1.15%) GitHub
4 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.01%) Heroku
5 4 (0.57%) Taleo
6 3 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.14%) Boomi
8 1 (0.14%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (6.90%) HTTP
2 27 (3.88%) LDAP
3 21 (3.02%) TCP/IP
4 15 (2.16%) VPN
4 15 (2.16%) SSL
5 14 (2.01%) Internet
6 12 (1.72%) VLAN
7 10 (1.44%) HTTPS
8 8 (1.15%) DNS
9 7 (1.01%) SNMP
9 7 (1.01%) SAN
10 5 (0.72%) 4G
11 4 (0.57%) GSM
11 4 (0.57%) PSTN
12 3 (0.43%) ISDN
12 3 (0.43%) ADSL
12 3 (0.43%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.43%) PABX
12 3 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.43%) MD110
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 61 (8.76%) MySQL
3 57 (8.19%) Relational Database
4 46 (6.61%) Oracle Database
5 33 (4.74%) NoSQL
6 32 (4.60%) MongoDB
6 32 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 27 (3.88%) RDBMS
7 27 (3.88%) DB2
8 23 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (2.16%) Big Data
12 11 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (1.58%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.01%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 7 (1.01%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 113 (16.24%) Maven
2 95 (13.65%) Subversion
3 89 (12.79%) Git (software)
4 75 (10.78%) SoapUI
5 72 (10.34%) JUnit
6 58 (8.33%) Selenium
7 53 (7.61%) Jenkins
8 50 (7.18%) JIRA
9 41 (5.89%) Ant
10 31 (4.45%) Eclipse
11 27 (3.88%) Cucumber
12 25 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (3.02%) JMeter
14 20 (2.87%) Visual Studio
15 18 (2.59%) WebDriver
16 16 (2.30%) Android Studio
17 12 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 11 (1.58%) TeamCity
18 11 (1.58%) JBehave
19 10 (1.44%) Xcode
General
1 126 (18.10%) Finance
2 75 (10.78%) Banking
3 38 (5.46%) Retail
4 37 (5.32%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.02%) Marketing
5 21 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.73%) Games
7 17 (2.44%) Advertising
8 12 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.15%) Publishing
10 5 (0.72%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.72%) Front Office
10 5 (0.72%) Back Office
11 4 (0.57%) Legal
11 4 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.43%) Law
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Electronics
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 447 (64.22%) Developer
2 140 (20.11%) Java Developer
3 82 (11.78%) Senior Developer
4 54 (7.76%) .NET Developer
5 50 (7.18%) Analyst
5 50 (7.18%) Architect
6 40 (5.75%) Consultant
7 35 (5.03%) C# Developer
8 30 (4.31%) Tester
9 29 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
10 28 (4.02%) AWS Developer
11 24 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (3.02%) ServiceNow Developer
12 21 (3.02%) Test Analyst
13 20 (2.87%) Automation Tester
14 19 (2.73%) Technical Consultant
15 18 (2.59%) Technical Architect
15 18 (2.59%) Microsoft Developer
15 18 (2.59%) Android Developer
16 17 (2.44%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (58.05%) Web Services
2 341 (48.99%) XML
3 319 (45.83%) REST
4 216 (31.03%) HTML
5 190 (27.30%) .NET
6 139 (19.97%) CSS
7 133 (19.11%) Spring
8 110 (15.80%) JSON
9 93 (13.36%) RESTful
10 87 (12.50%) J2EE
11 81 (11.64%) .NET Framework
12 77 (11.06%) ASP.NET
13 72 (10.34%) WCF
14 63 (9.05%) jQuery
14 63 (9.05%) JSP
15 62 (8.91%) JMS
16 59 (8.48%) Hibernate
16 59 (8.48%) HTML5
17 49 (7.04%) Entity Framework
18 47 (6.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.46%) Mobile App
3 29 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 21 (3.02%) Client/Server
6 20 (2.87%) iPad
7 18 (2.59%) Social Media
7 18 (2.59%) N-Tier
7 18 (2.59%) CMDB
8 16 (2.30%) Derivative
8 16 (2.30%) User Experience
8 16 (2.30%) Video on Demand
9 10 (1.44%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
9 10 (1.44%) IPTV
10 8 (1.15%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.15%) Online Games
11 7 (1.01%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.86%) iPhone
12 6 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 128 (18.39%) Linux
2 75 (10.78%) Windows
3 53 (7.61%) UNIX
4 41 (5.89%) Android
5 38 (5.46%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.30%) AIX
7 14 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.86%) Solaris
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.43%) CentOS
13 2 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.14%) OpenBSD
14 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (25.72%) TDD
3 153 (21.98%) Scrum
4 126 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
5 111 (15.95%) OO
6 101 (14.51%) SDLC
7 97 (13.94%) BDD
8 90 (12.93%) MVC
9 88 (12.64%) SOA
10 80 (11.49%) E-Commerce
11 68 (9.77%) Unit Testing
12 57 (8.19%) CRM
13 54 (7.76%) Content Management
14 52 (7.47%) Software Engineering
15 50 (7.18%) Open Source
16 46 (6.61%) Waterfall
17 42 (6.03%) Web Development
18 39 (5.60%) Multithreading
18 39 (5.60%) Kanban
19 37 (5.32%) UML
Programming Languages
1 327 (46.98%) Java
2 244 (35.06%) JavaScript
3 232 (33.33%) SQL
4 149 (21.41%) C#
5 51 (7.33%) T-SQL
6 48 (6.90%) PL/SQL
7 46 (6.61%) Groovy
8 42 (6.03%) PHP
9 34 (4.89%) Python
10 32 (4.60%) Ruby
11 23 (3.30%) Perl
12 22 (3.16%) Scala
13 21 (3.02%) VB.NET
14 19 (2.73%) Objective-C
15 18 (2.59%) XPath
16 16 (2.30%) Bash Shell
17 15 (2.16%) C++
18 12 (1.72%) Apex Code
19 11 (1.58%) Apple Swift
20 9 (1.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (12.64%) Degree
2 16 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.01%) ISEB
4 7 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.86%) HND
5 6 (0.86%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.57%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.57%) CISSP
7 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.43%) CCNP
8 3 (0.43%) CCNA
8 3 (0.43%) JNCIA
8 3 (0.43%) JNCIS
8 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.29%) MCITP
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (9.34%) QA
2 3 (0.43%) HL7
3 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) COBIT
4 1 (0.14%) DICOM
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.57%) NFS
1 4 (0.57%) Docker
2 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (2.44%) Puppet
2 16 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.87%) HP SiteScope
3 13 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (1.72%) HP UCMDB
5 5 (0.72%) CloudHub
6 4 (0.57%) Ansible
6 4 (0.57%) Jitterbit
7 3 (0.43%) Salt
7 3 (0.43%) Kibana
7 3 (0.43%) StatsD
8 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.29%) Control-M
9 1 (0.14%) Nagios
9 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.14%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 153 (21.98%) Oracle
2 96 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 40 (5.75%) HP
4 37 (5.32%) Salesforce.com
5 29 (4.17%) ServiceNow
6 28 (4.02%) Sybase
7 27 (3.88%) IBM
7 27 (3.88%) Red Hat
8 20 (2.87%) Citrix
9 17 (2.44%) ATG
10 15 (2.16%) Perforce
10 15 (2.16%) Endeca
10 15 (2.16%) Zend
11 14 (2.01%) Atlassian
12 13 (1.87%) hybris
12 13 (1.87%) Google
13 12 (1.72%) SAP
14 9 (1.29%) Sun
14 9 (1.29%) Splunk
14 9 (1.29%) MuleSoft
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
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