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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 154 159 155
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 347 355 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.45% 1.40% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.75% 4.43% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 248 267
Average daily rate
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£440 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
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
7309 8021 7889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.54% 31.60% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5096 5801 5609
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 53 78
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.25 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +25 69 £408 -12.36% 25
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £215 - 1
Docklands, London +9 1 £555 -11.20%
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Croydon - - - - 2
Harrow - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 443 (60.27%) Web Services
2 392 (53.33%) Java
3 347 (47.21%) XML
4 320 (43.54%) REST
5 282 (38.37%) HTML
6 245 (33.33%) Scrum
7 217 (29.52%) Oracle
8 210 (28.57%) TDD
9 207 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
10 197 (26.80%) JavaScript
11 188 (25.58%) SQL
12 155 (21.09%) MVC
13 138 (18.78%) Spring
14 135 (18.37%) CSS
15 131 (17.82%) RESTful
16 128 (17.41%) SOA
16 128 (17.41%) JSON
17 126 (17.14%) .NET
18 122 (16.60%) J2EE
18 122 (16.60%) Linux
19 120 (16.33%) Maven
20 118 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
21 115 (15.65%) Subversion
22 112 (15.24%) C#
23 111 (15.10%) WSDL
24 105 (14.29%) Git (software)
25 104 (14.15%) OO
26 100 (13.61%) E-Commerce
27 98 (13.33%) JBoss
28 97 (13.20%) XSD

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 57 (7.76%) WebLogic
2 46 (6.26%) Apache
2 46 (6.26%) Tomcat
3 35 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 30 (4.08%) CMS
5 28 (3.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 24 (3.27%) IIS
7 20 (2.72%) Apache Solr
8 16 (2.18%) AquaLogic
8 16 (2.18%) Confluence
9 12 (1.63%) Mule
10 11 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (1.50%) Node.js
11 9 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
11 9 (1.22%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.95%) ColdFusion
12 7 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.95%) Drupal
12 7 (0.95%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.82%) MS Office
3 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.31%) Magento
2 15 (2.04%) Workday HCM
3 13 (1.77%) SAP HR
4 8 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.82%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.14%) Tridion
8 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.72%) Force.com
2 9 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.82%) SaaS
6 5 (0.68%) Heroku
7 4 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.41%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.41%) GitHub
9 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.14%) Trello
9 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (11.16%) HTTP
2 25 (3.40%) SSL
3 23 (3.13%) Internet
4 13 (1.77%) FTP
5 10 (1.36%) Firewall
5 10 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.82%) LDAP
7 5 (0.68%) 3G
7 5 (0.68%) DNS
7 5 (0.68%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.68%) 2G
7 5 (0.68%) 4G
8 4 (0.54%) VoIP
9 3 (0.41%) SNMP
9 3 (0.41%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.41%) SSH
10 2 (0.27%) VPN
10 2 (0.27%) SMTP
10 2 (0.27%) DVB
11 1 (0.14%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 75 (10.20%) MySQL
3 56 (7.62%) NoSQL
4 50 (6.80%) MongoDB
5 49 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 41 (5.58%) Relational Database
7 24 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (1.90%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (1.50%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.36%) Redis
13 8 (1.09%) SQLite
13 8 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.09%) Data Mining
13 8 (1.09%) DB2
13 8 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 120 (16.33%) Maven
2 115 (15.65%) Subversion
3 105 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 81 (11.02%) Ant
5 71 (9.66%) JUnit
6 64 (8.71%) JIRA
7 62 (8.44%) Jenkins
8 57 (7.76%) Eclipse
9 55 (7.48%) Selenium
9 55 (7.48%) Cucumber
10 44 (5.99%) SoapUI
11 29 (3.95%) WebDriver
11 29 (3.95%) Visual Studio
12 27 (3.67%) JBehave
12 27 (3.67%) Hudson
13 19 (2.59%) eggPlant
14 18 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (2.04%) Mercurial
15 15 (2.04%) JMeter
15 15 (2.04%) Apache Ivy
General
1 86 (11.70%) Finance
2 62 (8.44%) Retail
3 57 (7.76%) Banking
4 32 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.77%) Advertising
6 12 (1.63%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.36%) Back Office
8 8 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.09%) Publishing
9 7 (0.95%) Games
9 7 (0.95%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.54%) Front Office
11 3 (0.41%) Marketing
12 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.27%) Billing
12 2 (0.27%) Law
12 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 420 (57.14%) Developer
2 128 (17.41%) Java Developer
3 76 (10.34%) Architect
4 54 (7.35%) .NET Developer
5 51 (6.94%) Senior Developer
6 44 (5.99%) Analyst
7 41 (5.58%) Consultant
8 30 (4.08%) Tester
9 28 (3.81%) Web Developer
10 26 (3.54%) C# Developer
11 23 (3.13%) Software Developer
11 23 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
12 22 (2.99%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 22 (2.99%) Test Analyst
13 21 (2.86%) Software Engineer
13 21 (2.86%) Technical Architect
14 20 (2.72%) PHP Developer
14 20 (2.72%) Senior Java Developer
15 19 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (2.59%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 443 (60.27%) Web Services
2 347 (47.21%) XML
3 320 (43.54%) REST
4 282 (38.37%) HTML
5 138 (18.78%) Spring
6 135 (18.37%) CSS
7 131 (17.82%) RESTful
8 128 (17.41%) JSON
9 126 (17.14%) .NET
10 122 (16.60%) J2EE
11 111 (15.10%) WSDL
12 97 (13.20%) XSD
13 89 (12.11%) jQuery
14 77 (10.48%) HTML5
15 75 (10.20%) JMS
16 69 (9.39%) ASP.NET
17 65 (8.84%) XSLT
18 62 (8.44%) Ajax
19 61 (8.30%) Hibernate
20 57 (7.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.85%) Social Media
2 42 (5.71%) iPad
3 41 (5.58%) Open Source
4 27 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 24 (3.27%) Data Integration
6 18 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.90%) Hedge funds
8 14 (1.90%) Digital Media
9 13 (1.77%) SWIFT
10 12 (1.63%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.09%) PKI
12 7 (0.95%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.82%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.82%) Life Science
14 5 (0.68%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.68%) Fat Client
14 5 (0.68%) Handset
14 5 (0.68%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 122 (16.60%) Linux
2 53 (7.21%) UNIX
3 45 (6.12%) Windows
4 39 (5.31%) Android
5 29 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.82%) Solaris
8 5 (0.68%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.41%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.27%) AIX
11 2 (0.27%) HPUX
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.14%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (33.33%) Scrum
2 210 (28.57%) TDD
3 207 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (21.09%) MVC
5 128 (17.41%) SOA
6 118 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
7 104 (14.15%) OO
8 100 (13.61%) E-Commerce
9 96 (13.06%) Content Management
10 95 (12.93%) BDD
11 78 (10.61%) UML
12 69 (9.39%) ERP
13 65 (8.84%) Web Development
14 58 (7.89%) Waterfall
15 56 (7.62%) Migration
16 55 (7.48%) Test Automation
17 49 (6.67%) Unit Testing
18 48 (6.53%) Software Engineering
19 46 (6.26%) Data Migration
20 39 (5.31%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 392 (53.33%) Java
2 197 (26.80%) JavaScript
3 188 (25.58%) SQL
4 112 (15.24%) C#
5 85 (11.56%) Groovy
6 60 (8.16%) PHP
7 49 (6.67%) Python
8 40 (5.44%) PL/SQL
9 36 (4.90%) XPath
10 34 (4.63%) Ruby
11 33 (4.49%) T-SQL
12 28 (3.81%) C++
13 27 (3.67%) Apex Code
14 24 (3.27%) Perl
15 19 (2.59%) C
16 16 (2.18%) Shell Script
17 12 (1.63%) XQuery
18 11 (1.50%) VB.NET
18 11 (1.50%) Bash Shell
18 11 (1.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (6.53%) Degree
2 24 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.22%) ISTQB
3 9 (1.22%) ISEB
4 5 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.54%) BC Cleared
5 4 (0.54%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.41%) MBA
6 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.67%) QA
2 10 (1.36%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.14%) HL7
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.54%) vCloud
2 4 (0.54%) HDFS
3 3 (0.41%) Cygwin
4 2 (0.27%) NDS
4 2 (0.27%) vSphere
4 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.14%) KVM
5 1 (0.14%) Varnish
5 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.14%) Snort
5 1 (0.14%) Squid
5 1 (0.14%) Xen
5 1 (0.14%) qmail
5 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.14%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 27 (3.67%) Puppet
2 21 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.95%) Nagios
5 6 (0.82%) OpenSSO
5 6 (0.82%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.68%) Control-M
7 4 (0.54%) CA SiteMinder
7 4 (0.54%) YUM
7 4 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.41%) Ansible
9 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.27%) SCOM
9 2 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.27%) Oozie
10 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.14%) Nessus
10 1 (0.14%) Netcool
10 1 (0.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 217 (29.52%) Oracle
2 98 (13.33%) JBoss
3 52 (7.07%) Microsoft
4 50 (6.80%) IBM
5 48 (6.53%) Salesforce.com
6 46 (6.26%) Endeca
7 44 (5.99%) ATG
8 40 (5.44%) Perforce
9 34 (4.63%) SAP
10 20 (2.72%) BEA
11 18 (2.45%) Google
12 17 (2.31%) Atlassian
13 13 (1.77%) HP
13 13 (1.77%) PeopleSoft
14 12 (1.63%) VMware
15 11 (1.50%) TIBCO
16 9 (1.22%) Sun
17 8 (1.09%) Informatica
17 8 (1.09%) Adobe
18 7 (0.95%) Software AG
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