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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 138 150 155
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 363 358 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.57% 1.48% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.27% 4.93% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 262 208
Average daily rate
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£440 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £543 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.69% -7.14%
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
6889 7267 6634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.88% 29.96% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5264 5258 4835
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 £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £551 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SOAP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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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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 -1 80 £450 - 32
Docklands, London +18 4 £400 -16.66%
Canary Wharf - 3 £500 -
Enfield - 2 £250 -
Southwark - 1 £313 -
Hammersmith - 1 £510 -
Mayfair - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Clapham - - - -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 391 (55.30%) Web Services
2 375 (53.04%) Java
3 359 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
4 339 (47.95%) XML
5 312 (44.13%) REST
6 278 (39.32%) HTML
7 230 (32.53%) JavaScript
8 216 (30.55%) SQL
9 210 (29.70%) Scrum
10 186 (26.31%) Oracle
11 185 (26.17%) CSS
12 176 (24.89%) TDD
13 136 (19.24%) Continuous Integration
14 131 (18.53%) Maven
15 128 (18.10%) Spring
16 121 (17.11%) Git (software)
17 119 (16.83%) JSON
17 119 (16.83%) .NET
17 119 (16.83%) C#
18 114 (16.12%) RESTful
19 110 (15.56%) Linux
19 110 (15.56%) MVC
20 105 (14.85%) J2EE
21 103 (14.57%) Finance
21 103 (14.57%) Subversion
22 101 (14.29%) jQuery
23 95 (13.44%) SOA
24 94 (13.30%) OO
25 83 (11.74%) HTML5
26 81 (11.46%) E-Commerce

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 77 (10.89%) JBoss
2 55 (7.78%) Apache
3 45 (6.36%) Tomcat
4 42 (5.94%) WebLogic
5 35 (4.95%) CMS
6 30 (4.24%) WebSphere
7 25 (3.54%) IIS
8 24 (3.39%) Adobe CQ
9 19 (2.69%) Confluence
10 18 (2.55%) Node.js
10 18 (2.55%) SharePoint
11 17 (2.40%) Mule
12 11 (1.56%) ArcGIS
13 10 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (1.27%) WordPress
14 9 (1.27%) Drupal
15 8 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.99%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.70%) MS Office
3 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.57%) MS Project
4 3 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.70%) Magento
3 10 (1.41%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.57%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.42%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 3 (0.42%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.28%) Summit
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.14%) Tridion
8 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.14%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.26%) Force.com
2 12 (1.70%) GitHub
3 10 (1.41%) Heroku
4 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.13%) SaaS
5 7 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.71%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (9.34%) HTTP
2 34 (4.81%) SSL
3 17 (2.40%) LDAP
4 15 (2.12%) Internet
5 11 (1.56%) VPN
6 8 (1.13%) DNS
7 7 (0.99%) Intranet
8 6 (0.85%) FTP
9 5 (0.71%) VoIP
10 4 (0.57%) Firewall
11 3 (0.42%) SSH
11 3 (0.42%) VLAN
11 3 (0.42%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.28%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.28%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.28%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.28%) SMTP
12 2 (0.28%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 59 (8.35%) MySQL
3 46 (6.51%) NoSQL
4 45 (6.36%) Relational Database
5 40 (5.66%) MongoDB
6 39 (5.52%) Oracle Database
7 21 (2.97%) RDBMS
8 18 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (2.40%) DB2
10 16 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (2.26%) Hadoop
11 14 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (1.70%) Redis
13 12 (1.70%) CouchDB
13 12 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (1.41%) Big Data
15 9 (1.27%) OLTP
15 9 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 131 (18.53%) Maven
2 121 (17.11%) Git (software)
3 103 (14.57%) Subversion
4 72 (10.18%) Jenkins
5 67 (9.48%) JIRA
6 64 (9.05%) Ant
6 64 (9.05%) JUnit
7 62 (8.77%) Selenium
8 57 (8.06%) SoapUI
9 47 (6.65%) Eclipse
10 31 (4.38%) Cucumber
11 29 (4.10%) Visual Studio
12 27 (3.82%) WebDriver
13 24 (3.39%) JMeter
14 23 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (2.97%) QuickTest Pro
16 20 (2.83%) Hudson
17 17 (2.40%) JBehave
18 14 (1.98%) Mercurial
19 13 (1.84%) LoadRunner
General
1 103 (14.57%) Finance
2 72 (10.18%) Banking
3 51 (7.21%) Retail
4 28 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.40%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.26%) Marketing
7 14 (1.98%) Legal
7 14 (1.98%) Games
7 14 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.84%) Advertising
9 10 (1.41%) Front Office
9 10 (1.41%) Back Office
10 8 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.99%) Publishing
12 6 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.57%) Law
14 2 (0.28%) Automotive
14 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.28%) French Language
14 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 432 (61.10%) Developer
2 127 (17.96%) Java Developer
3 67 (9.48%) Architect
4 66 (9.34%) Senior Developer
5 51 (7.21%) Consultant
6 48 (6.79%) Analyst
7 33 (4.67%) .NET Developer
8 28 (3.96%) Test Analyst
8 28 (3.96%) Tester
8 28 (3.96%) PHP Developer
9 27 (3.82%) C# Developer
10 26 (3.68%) Web Developer
11 24 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
12 23 (3.25%) Technical Architect
12 23 (3.25%) ServiceNow Developer
13 21 (2.97%) Salesforce.com Developer
14 19 (2.69%) Technical Consultant
15 16 (2.26%) C# .NET Developer
15 16 (2.26%) Automation Tester
15 16 (2.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (55.30%) Web Services
2 339 (47.95%) XML
3 312 (44.13%) REST
4 278 (39.32%) HTML
5 185 (26.17%) CSS
6 128 (18.10%) Spring
7 119 (16.83%) JSON
7 119 (16.83%) .NET
8 114 (16.12%) RESTful
9 105 (14.85%) J2EE
10 101 (14.29%) jQuery
11 83 (11.74%) HTML5
12 80 (11.32%) WSDL
13 76 (10.75%) XSD
14 72 (10.18%) Ajax
15 66 (9.34%) JMS
16 48 (6.79%) Hibernate
17 46 (6.51%) XSL
17 46 (6.51%) JSP
17 46 (6.51%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.22%) Open Source
3 39 (5.52%) Social Media
4 38 (5.37%) Data Integration
5 37 (5.23%) iPad
6 23 (3.25%) User Experience
7 21 (2.97%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.83%) Derivative
9 19 (2.69%) Computer Science
10 16 (2.26%) Algorithms
11 15 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (2.12%) Hedge funds
12 12 (1.70%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.70%) Online Games
12 12 (1.70%) Equity Derivative
13 11 (1.56%) PKI
14 10 (1.41%) Visualisation
15 9 (1.27%) CMDB
16 8 (1.13%) W3C
16 8 (1.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 110 (15.56%) Linux
2 53 (7.50%) UNIX
3 50 (7.07%) Windows
4 25 (3.54%) Android
5 19 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.85%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.85%) CentOS
7 6 (0.85%) AIX
7 6 (0.85%) Solaris
8 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.28%) HPUX
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (29.70%) Scrum
3 176 (24.89%) TDD
4 136 (19.24%) Continuous Integration
5 110 (15.56%) MVC
6 95 (13.44%) SOA
7 94 (13.30%) OO
8 81 (11.46%) E-Commerce
9 71 (10.04%) Content Management
10 65 (9.19%) BDD
11 60 (8.49%) Web Development
12 51 (7.21%) UML
13 49 (6.93%) ERP
14 46 (6.51%) Migration
15 44 (6.22%) Configuration Management
16 42 (5.94%) Waterfall
17 41 (5.80%) Unit Testing
17 41 (5.80%) Release Management
17 41 (5.80%) DevOps
18 40 (5.66%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 375 (53.04%) Java
2 230 (32.53%) JavaScript
3 216 (30.55%) SQL
4 119 (16.83%) C#
5 60 (8.49%) PL/SQL
6 53 (7.50%) Groovy
7 52 (7.36%) PHP
8 34 (4.81%) Python
9 27 (3.82%) Ruby
10 26 (3.68%) Apex Code
11 25 (3.54%) Scala
12 16 (2.26%) Perl
12 16 (2.26%) XPath
13 14 (1.98%) T-SQL
14 12 (1.70%) C++
15 11 (1.56%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.41%) C
17 9 (1.27%) VB
17 9 (1.27%) PHP5
18 8 (1.13%) Golang
Qualifications
1 64 (9.05%) Degree
2 31 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.85%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.71%) MCITP
6 5 (0.71%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.71%) MCSE
6 5 (0.71%) ISEB
7 4 (0.57%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.14%) MBA
9 1 (0.14%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.07%) 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 8 (1.13%) vCloud
1 8 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.99%) vSphere
3 5 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.28%) HDFS
4 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.28%) NFS
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 44 (6.22%) Puppet
2 21 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.13%) HP UCMDB
4 6 (0.85%) Ansible
4 6 (0.85%) OpenSSO
4 6 (0.85%) Control-M
4 6 (0.85%) CA SiteMinder
5 4 (0.57%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.57%) yum
5 4 (0.57%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.42%) SCOM
6 3 (0.42%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.28%) Kibana
7 2 (0.28%) StatsD
7 2 (0.28%) Nagios
7 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 186 (26.31%) Oracle
2 67 (9.48%) Microsoft
3 45 (6.36%) Salesforce.com
4 38 (5.37%) ATG
4 38 (5.37%) Endeca
5 34 (4.81%) IBM
6 33 (4.67%) Perforce
7 25 (3.54%) Adobe
7 25 (3.54%) Google
7 25 (3.54%) ServiceNow
8 22 (3.11%) SAP
9 20 (2.83%) Atlassian
9 20 (2.83%) TIBCO
10 17 (2.40%) HP
10 17 (2.40%) Red Hat
11 16 (2.26%) VMware
12 15 (2.12%) Informatica
13 11 (1.56%) ESRI
14 10 (1.41%) hybris
14 10 (1.41%) Cisco
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