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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 139 160 148
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing SOAP 394 328 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.68% 1.39% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.39% 4.51% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 205 237
Average daily rate
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£430 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £539 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £27.66 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.79% +8.64%
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
7310 7271 7733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.18% 30.92% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5312 5161 5545
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 46 71
Average hourly rate £38.25 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +4 99 £425 +6.25% 20
Paddington - 16 £550 -
Uxbridge - 5 £395 - 1
Croydon - 4 £450 -
Wimbledon -1 2 £375 -25.00%
Ealing - 2 £310 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £300 -
Hammersmith - 2 £410 -
Docklands, London - 1 £330 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 413 (54.99%) Web Services
2 363 (48.34%) Java
3 360 (47.94%) XML
3 360 (47.94%) Agile Software Development
4 330 (43.94%) REST
5 254 (33.82%) JavaScript
6 221 (29.43%) SQL
7 219 (29.16%) HTML
8 202 (26.90%) TDD
9 199 (26.50%) .NET
10 180 (23.97%) Scrum
11 165 (21.97%) C#
12 162 (21.57%) Oracle
13 152 (20.24%) Continuous Integration
14 150 (19.97%) SQL Server
15 136 (18.11%) JSON
16 130 (17.31%) Spring
16 130 (17.31%) OO
17 129 (17.18%) CSS
18 126 (16.78%) Finance
19 122 (16.25%) Maven
20 117 (15.58%) Linux
21 107 (14.25%) Git (software)
22 102 (13.58%) BDD
23 98 (13.05%) J2EE
24 96 (12.78%) RESTful
25 95 (12.65%) Microsoft
26 93 (12.38%) MVC
27 92 (12.25%) SDLC
28 91 (12.12%) Unit Testing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (9.32%) JBoss
2 51 (6.79%) WebLogic
3 49 (6.52%) Apache
3 49 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 40 (5.33%) WebSphere
5 29 (3.86%) CMS
6 28 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
6 28 (3.73%) IIS
7 19 (2.53%) Confluence
8 15 (2.00%) Mule
9 10 (1.33%) Node.js
9 10 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (1.20%) MQSeries
11 8 (1.07%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
11 8 (1.07%) GlassFish
12 7 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
13 6 (0.80%) Mule ESB
14 5 (0.67%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 36 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.33%) MS Office
3 5 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.13%) MS Project
4 1 (0.13%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 21 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.53%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.27%) Radian6
4 2 (0.27%) Magento
4 2 (0.27%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.27%) RMDS
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.93%) Heroku
4 6 (0.80%) Force.com
5 5 (0.67%) Boomi
6 4 (0.53%) Taleo
7 3 (0.40%) SaaS
7 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.40%) GitHub
8 2 (0.27%) PaaS
8 2 (0.27%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.13%) Yammer
9 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.13%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.06%) HTTP
2 32 (4.26%) LDAP
3 21 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 15 (2.00%) SSL
5 14 (1.86%) Internet
6 13 (1.73%) VPN
7 10 (1.33%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.93%) SAN
9 6 (0.80%) Firewall
10 5 (0.67%) SNMP
10 5 (0.67%) DNS
11 4 (0.53%) LAN
11 4 (0.53%) PSTN
11 4 (0.53%) SSH
12 3 (0.40%) VoIP
12 3 (0.40%) GSM
12 3 (0.40%) SMTP
12 3 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.40%) 4G
13 2 (0.27%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (19.97%) SQL Server
2 72 (9.59%) MySQL
3 67 (8.92%) Relational Database
4 44 (5.86%) Oracle Database
5 43 (5.73%) MongoDB
6 39 (5.19%) NoSQL
7 34 (4.53%) RDBMS
8 32 (4.26%) DB2
9 30 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (2.66%) Big Data
13 19 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (2.00%) Hadoop
16 14 (1.86%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
18 11 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (1.46%) SQLite
19 7 (0.93%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 122 (16.25%) Maven
2 107 (14.25%) Git (software)
3 85 (11.32%) SoapUI
4 79 (10.52%) Jenkins
4 79 (10.52%) Subversion
5 61 (8.12%) JUnit
6 58 (7.72%) Selenium
7 56 (7.46%) JIRA
8 37 (4.93%) Ant
9 34 (4.53%) Eclipse
10 32 (4.26%) Cucumber
11 25 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (3.20%) JMeter
13 23 (3.06%) Visual Studio
14 21 (2.80%) WebDriver
15 17 (2.26%) Android Studio
16 16 (2.13%) TeamCity
17 12 (1.60%) JBehave
17 12 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 11 (1.46%) GitLab
General
1 126 (16.78%) Finance
2 90 (11.98%) Banking
3 49 (6.52%) Retail
4 41 (5.46%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.26%) Games
7 16 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.86%) Marketing
9 13 (1.73%) Advertising
10 10 (1.33%) Publishing
11 9 (1.20%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.80%) Back Office
13 5 (0.67%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.53%) Front Office
15 3 (0.40%) Law
15 3 (0.40%) Legal
15 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.13%) Electronics
16 1 (0.13%) Billing
16 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 484 (64.45%) Developer
2 144 (19.17%) Java Developer
3 93 (12.38%) Senior Developer
4 65 (8.66%) .NET Developer
5 55 (7.32%) Architect
6 45 (5.99%) Analyst
7 43 (5.73%) Tester
8 41 (5.46%) C# Developer
9 34 (4.53%) Consultant
10 31 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
11 28 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 26 (3.46%) Android Developer
13 24 (3.20%) AWS Developer
14 23 (3.06%) Automation Tester
15 21 (2.80%) Technical Architect
16 20 (2.66%) iOS Developer
17 19 (2.53%) ServiceNow Developer
18 17 (2.26%) Test Analyst
19 16 (2.13%) Senior .NET Developer
20 15 (2.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 413 (54.99%) Web Services
2 360 (47.94%) XML
3 330 (43.94%) REST
4 219 (29.16%) HTML
5 199 (26.50%) .NET
6 136 (18.11%) JSON
7 130 (17.31%) Spring
8 129 (17.18%) CSS
9 98 (13.05%) J2EE
10 96 (12.78%) RESTful
11 85 (11.32%) ASP.NET
12 82 (10.92%) .NET Framework
13 74 (9.85%) WCF
14 63 (8.39%) jQuery
15 62 (8.26%) Ajax
15 62 (8.26%) JSP
16 61 (8.12%) HTML5
17 58 (7.72%) Hibernate
18 49 (6.52%) Middleware
19 45 (5.99%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (6.79%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.66%) Client/Server
4 20 (2.66%) User Experience
5 19 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.53%) Social Media
5 19 (2.53%) iPad
6 18 (2.40%) N-Tier
7 15 (2.00%) CMDB
7 15 (2.00%) Video on Demand
8 12 (1.60%) Derivative
9 9 (1.20%) IPTV
9 9 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
10 8 (1.07%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (0.93%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.93%) Online Games
12 6 (0.80%) PKI
12 6 (0.80%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 117 (15.58%) Linux
2 74 (9.85%) Windows
3 72 (9.59%) UNIX
4 56 (7.46%) Android
5 53 (7.06%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.66%) AIX
7 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.53%) Solaris
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.40%) CentOS
11 2 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.13%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (47.94%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (26.90%) TDD
3 180 (23.97%) Scrum
4 152 (20.24%) Continuous Integration
5 130 (17.31%) OO
6 102 (13.58%) BDD
7 93 (12.38%) MVC
8 92 (12.25%) SDLC
9 91 (12.12%) E-Commerce
9 91 (12.12%) Unit Testing
10 89 (11.85%) SOA
11 56 (7.46%) Open Source
12 55 (7.32%) Software Engineering
13 54 (7.19%) CRM
14 52 (6.92%) UML
15 51 (6.79%) Content Management
16 45 (5.99%) DevOps
17 44 (5.86%) Web Development
18 43 (5.73%) Waterfall
18 43 (5.73%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 363 (48.34%) Java
2 254 (33.82%) JavaScript
3 221 (29.43%) SQL
4 165 (21.97%) C#
5 51 (6.79%) T-SQL
6 48 (6.39%) Groovy
7 43 (5.73%) PHP
8 37 (4.93%) PL/SQL
9 36 (4.79%) Python
10 34 (4.53%) Ruby
11 28 (3.73%) Objective-C
12 25 (3.33%) XPath
13 24 (3.20%) Scala
13 24 (3.20%) Perl
14 21 (2.80%) VB.NET
15 19 (2.53%) C++
16 16 (2.13%) Apple Swift
17 12 (1.60%) Shell Script
18 11 (1.46%) Bash Shell
19 10 (1.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 91 (12.12%) Degree
2 33 (4.39%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.46%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.93%) ISEB
7 6 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.67%) HND
9 4 (0.53%) CISSP
9 4 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.53%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.40%) JNCIA
10 3 (0.40%) JNCIS
10 3 (0.40%) CCNP
10 3 (0.40%) CCNA
10 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (8.92%) QA
2 8 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.53%) HL7
3 4 (0.53%) COBIT
4 3 (0.40%) COSO
5 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 9 (1.20%) Docker
2 5 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.40%) NFS
4 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (3.99%) Puppet
2 20 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (1.20%) HP UCMDB
5 8 (1.07%) Ansible
6 5 (0.67%) Salt
7 4 (0.53%) Jitterbit
7 4 (0.53%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.40%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.27%) yum
10 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.13%) Nagios
10 1 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.13%) DBAmp
10 1 (0.13%) StatsD
10 1 (0.13%) Kibana
10 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 162 (21.57%) Oracle
2 95 (12.65%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.73%) IBM
4 36 (4.79%) Sybase
5 30 (3.99%) HP
6 28 (3.73%) ServiceNow
7 26 (3.46%) Atlassian
7 26 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (2.40%) Perforce
9 17 (2.26%) Google
10 16 (2.13%) ATG
11 15 (2.00%) hybris
12 14 (1.86%) Endeca
12 14 (1.86%) Red Hat
13 12 (1.60%) Sun
13 12 (1.60%) Splunk
14 10 (1.33%) Zend
14 10 (1.33%) Informatica
15 9 (1.20%) Apple
16 8 (1.07%) Dell
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Heat Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + immediate start, extendable contract
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago