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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 133 124 133
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 360 387 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.62% 1.71% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.30% 5.57% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 268 227
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £22.18 £95.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.65% +245.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +45.83%
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
6790 6944 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 30.69% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4882 5091 4668
Average daily rate £420 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 90
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +3 91 £400 -5.88% 32
Docklands, London - 3 £275 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £300 -
Hammersmith - 3 £470 -
Wimbledon - 2 £375 - 2
Croydon -8 1 £425 +21.42%
Chiswick - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £500 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £530 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 415 (59.80%) Web Services
2 337 (48.56%) XML
3 330 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
4 318 (45.82%) REST
5 316 (45.53%) Java
6 243 (35.01%) JavaScript
7 231 (33.29%) HTML
8 225 (32.42%) SQL
9 186 (26.80%) .NET
10 174 (25.07%) TDD
11 163 (23.49%) CSS
12 147 (21.18%) C#
13 144 (20.75%) Oracle
14 143 (20.61%) Scrum
15 127 (18.30%) Spring
16 125 (18.01%) Finance
17 123 (17.72%) SQL Server
18 119 (17.15%) Linux
19 116 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
20 115 (16.57%) JSON
21 111 (15.99%) Maven
22 108 (15.56%) OO
23 102 (14.70%) RESTful
24 101 (14.55%) Microsoft
25 95 (13.69%) Degree
26 93 (13.40%) Subversion
26 93 (13.40%) SOA
27 87 (12.54%) MVC
28 86 (12.39%) Git (software)
29 82 (11.82%) BDD

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (8.07%) WebLogic
2 48 (6.92%) Tomcat
3 45 (6.48%) Apache
4 41 (5.91%) JBoss
5 30 (4.32%) IIS
6 28 (4.03%) WebSphere
7 26 (3.75%) Mule
8 24 (3.46%) CMS
9 17 (2.45%) Mule ESB
10 16 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (2.02%) SharePoint
12 12 (1.73%) Node.js
13 10 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (1.15%) GlassFish
15 7 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
16 5 (0.72%) Immediacy CMS
16 5 (0.72%) Confluence
16 5 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
16 5 (0.72%) MQSeries
Applications
1 35 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.44%) MS Office
3 5 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) MS Project
4 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.43%) Magento
5 3 (0.43%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.29%) Primavera
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.29%) Radian6
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.16%) GitHub
3 12 (1.73%) SaaS
4 10 (1.44%) Heroku
4 10 (1.44%) Force.com
4 10 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.43%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.14%) Boomi
7 1 (0.14%) Yammer
7 1 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.78%) HTTP
2 24 (3.46%) LDAP
3 17 (2.45%) SSL
3 17 (2.45%) VPN
4 16 (2.31%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.02%) VLAN
6 13 (1.87%) DNS
7 12 (1.73%) Internet
8 8 (1.15%) HTTPS
9 7 (1.01%) SAN
10 5 (0.72%) SNMP
11 4 (0.58%) GSM
11 4 (0.58%) 4G
12 3 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.43%) PABX
12 3 (0.43%) MD110
12 3 (0.43%) ISDN
12 3 (0.43%) PSTN
12 3 (0.43%) VoIP
12 3 (0.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 56 (8.07%) MySQL
3 49 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 42 (6.05%) Oracle Database
5 38 (5.48%) MongoDB
6 37 (5.33%) NoSQL
7 30 (4.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 25 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (3.46%) DB2
10 23 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (3.31%) RDBMS
11 19 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (2.02%) Big Data
13 13 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (1.59%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (1.01%) SQLite
17 7 (1.01%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 111 (15.99%) Maven
2 93 (13.40%) Subversion
3 86 (12.39%) Git (software)
4 69 (9.94%) SoapUI
4 69 (9.94%) JUnit
5 60 (8.65%) Selenium
6 46 (6.63%) Jenkins
7 45 (6.48%) JIRA
8 36 (5.19%) Ant
9 35 (5.04%) Eclipse
10 28 (4.03%) Cucumber
11 24 (3.46%) WebDriver
12 22 (3.17%) Visual Studio
13 21 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (2.88%) JMeter
15 19 (2.74%) Android Studio
16 11 (1.59%) TeamCity
16 11 (1.59%) Xcode
17 9 (1.30%) JBehave
17 9 (1.30%) Mockito
General
1 125 (18.01%) Finance
2 62 (8.93%) Banking
3 35 (5.04%) Retail
4 30 (4.32%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.60%) Marketing
6 21 (3.03%) Games
7 18 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 16 (2.31%) Advertising
9 11 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.01%) Legal
11 5 (0.72%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.72%) Front Office
11 5 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.72%) Law
12 4 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.58%) Publishing
12 4 (0.58%) Back Office
13 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Greek Language
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 450 (64.84%) Developer
2 134 (19.31%) Java Developer
3 82 (11.82%) Senior Developer
4 58 (8.36%) Analyst
5 51 (7.35%) .NET Developer
6 49 (7.06%) Architect
7 45 (6.48%) Consultant
8 31 (4.47%) C# Developer
9 29 (4.18%) AWS Developer
9 29 (4.18%) Senior Java Developer
10 27 (3.89%) Test Analyst
11 25 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (3.60%) Tester
12 24 (3.46%) Android Developer
13 20 (2.88%) Technical Consultant
14 19 (2.74%) ServiceNow Developer
14 19 (2.74%) Microsoft Developer
14 19 (2.74%) PHP Developer
15 18 (2.59%) CRM Developer
16 17 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 415 (59.80%) Web Services
2 337 (48.56%) XML
3 318 (45.82%) REST
4 231 (33.29%) HTML
5 186 (26.80%) .NET
6 163 (23.49%) CSS
7 127 (18.30%) Spring
8 115 (16.57%) JSON
9 102 (14.70%) RESTful
10 82 (11.82%) J2EE
11 78 (11.24%) jQuery
12 76 (10.95%) WCF
13 74 (10.66%) HTML5
14 73 (10.52%) .NET Framework
14 73 (10.52%) ASP.NET
15 69 (9.94%) JMS
16 63 (9.08%) JSP
17 61 (8.79%) Hibernate
18 49 (7.06%) Ajax
19 46 (6.63%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (7.64%) Open Source
3 36 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 33 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (3.46%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.03%) User Experience
7 19 (2.74%) iPad
7 19 (2.74%) Derivative
7 19 (2.74%) N-Tier
7 19 (2.74%) Client/Server
8 18 (2.59%) CMDB
9 16 (2.31%) Social Media
10 15 (2.16%) Visualisation
11 14 (2.02%) Equity Derivative
12 12 (1.73%) Video on Demand
13 11 (1.59%) Online Games
13 11 (1.59%) Hedge funds
14 10 (1.44%) Data Integration
15 8 (1.15%) Management Information System
15 8 (1.15%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 119 (17.15%) Linux
2 76 (10.95%) Windows
3 47 (6.77%) Android
4 45 (6.48%) UNIX
5 41 (5.91%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.01%) AIX
9 6 (0.86%) Solaris
10 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.43%) CentOS
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.14%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (25.07%) TDD
3 143 (20.61%) Scrum
4 116 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
5 108 (15.56%) OO
6 93 (13.40%) SOA
7 87 (12.54%) MVC
8 82 (11.82%) BDD
9 72 (10.37%) E-Commerce
10 71 (10.23%) Unit Testing
11 61 (8.79%) CRM
12 51 (7.35%) Content Management
13 48 (6.92%) Software Engineering
14 44 (6.34%) Web Development
15 41 (5.91%) Multithreading
16 38 (5.48%) Waterfall
17 37 (5.33%) UML
18 36 (5.19%) ITIL
18 36 (5.19%) Service Management
18 36 (5.19%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 316 (45.53%) Java
2 243 (35.01%) JavaScript
3 225 (32.42%) SQL
4 147 (21.18%) C#
5 56 (8.07%) T-SQL
6 51 (7.35%) PL/SQL
7 46 (6.63%) Groovy
8 40 (5.76%) PHP
9 32 (4.61%) Ruby
10 29 (4.18%) Python
11 22 (3.17%) Objective-C
11 22 (3.17%) Scala
12 21 (3.03%) VB.NET
13 18 (2.59%) Perl
14 17 (2.45%) XPath
15 16 (2.31%) Bash Shell
16 15 (2.16%) C++
17 14 (2.02%) Apex Code
18 12 (1.73%) Apple Swift
19 9 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 95 (13.69%) Degree
2 19 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.16%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.15%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.01%) MCITP
6 6 (0.86%) ISEB
6 6 (0.86%) HND
6 6 (0.86%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.58%) CISSP
8 4 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.43%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.43%) JNCIS
9 3 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.43%) CCNP
9 3 (0.43%) CCNA
10 2 (0.29%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.65%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) HL7
2 1 (0.14%) DICOM
2 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.14%) COBIT
2 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.72%) vSphere
1 5 (0.72%) NFS
2 4 (0.58%) vCloud
2 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.43%) Docker
4 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (2.74%) Puppet
2 15 (2.16%) HP SiteScope
3 14 (2.02%) HP UCMDB
4 13 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (1.01%) CloudHub
7 6 (0.86%) Ansible
8 5 (0.72%) StatsD
8 5 (0.72%) Kibana
9 4 (0.58%) Jitterbit
10 3 (0.43%) Control-M
11 2 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.29%) Salt
12 1 (0.14%) SCOM
12 1 (0.14%) OpenSSO
12 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.14%) DBAmp
12 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.14%) Nagios
12 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 144 (20.75%) Oracle
2 101 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 40 (5.76%) HP
4 39 (5.62%) Salesforce.com
5 35 (5.04%) Red Hat
6 24 (3.46%) Citrix
6 24 (3.46%) ServiceNow
7 21 (3.03%) Sybase
7 21 (3.03%) IBM
8 17 (2.45%) SAP
9 15 (2.16%) ATG
9 15 (2.16%) Google
10 14 (2.02%) Zend
11 13 (1.87%) Endeca
12 12 (1.73%) Adobe
12 12 (1.73%) Perforce
13 10 (1.44%) Cisco
13 10 (1.44%) MuleSoft
13 10 (1.44%) hybris
14 9 (1.30%) Informatica
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Central London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £500-£600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
West London
WEX Europe Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago