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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 151 168 156
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing SOAP 352 328 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.45% 1.30% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.80% 4.17% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 246 254
Average daily rate
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£425 £444 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £306 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.09%
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
7328 7866 7680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.24% 31.19% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5321 5726 5406
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £75.00 £45.00
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +20 57 £425 -6.59% 40
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £215 - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 403 (56.76%) Java
2 395 (55.63%) Web Services
3 368 (51.83%) Agile Software Development
4 359 (50.56%) XML
5 313 (44.08%) REST
6 265 (37.32%) HTML
7 233 (32.82%) Scrum
8 213 (30.00%) Oracle
9 207 (29.15%) JavaScript
10 195 (27.46%) SQL
11 193 (27.18%) TDD
12 144 (20.28%) Spring
13 143 (20.14%) MVC
14 141 (19.86%) CSS
15 131 (18.45%) Maven
16 130 (18.31%) JSON
17 126 (17.75%) J2EE
18 123 (17.32%) SOA
19 120 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
20 119 (16.76%) WSDL
21 115 (16.20%) RESTful
22 114 (16.06%) .NET
22 114 (16.06%) Linux
23 113 (15.92%) Git (software)
24 106 (14.93%) C#
25 105 (14.79%) Finance
25 105 (14.79%) Subversion
26 103 (14.51%) XSD
27 102 (14.37%) OO
28 97 (13.66%) JBoss

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 51 (7.18%) Apache
1 51 (7.18%) WebLogic
1 51 (7.18%) Tomcat
2 41 (5.77%) WebSphere
3 27 (3.80%) CMS
3 27 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 24 (3.38%) IIS
5 21 (2.96%) Confluence
6 18 (2.54%) Apache Solr
7 15 (2.11%) AquaLogic
8 14 (1.97%) Node.js
9 11 (1.55%) ArcGIS
10 10 (1.41%) Mule
10 10 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
12 7 (0.99%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.99%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.27%) MS Office
3 8 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.97%) Workday HCM
2 12 (1.69%) SAP HR
3 9 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
3 9 (1.27%) Magento
4 8 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.42%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.14%) Tridion
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.54%) Force.com
2 6 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.85%) GitHub
3 5 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.70%) Heroku
4 3 (0.42%) SaaS
4 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.28%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 83 (11.69%) HTTP
2 29 (4.08%) SSL
3 21 (2.96%) Internet
4 14 (1.97%) FTP
5 6 (0.85%) LDAP
6 5 (0.70%) Firewall
6 5 (0.70%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.56%) SSH
7 4 (0.56%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.56%) VoIP
7 4 (0.56%) DNS
8 3 (0.42%) 2G
8 3 (0.42%) 3G
8 3 (0.42%) 4G
9 2 (0.28%) SMTP
9 2 (0.28%) VPN
9 2 (0.28%) DVB
9 2 (0.28%) Intranet
10 1 (0.14%) Wireless
10 1 (0.14%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 70 (9.86%) MySQL
3 49 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 42 (5.92%) Oracle Database
5 40 (5.63%) NoSQL
6 34 (4.79%) MongoDB
7 20 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (2.82%) RDBMS
8 17 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.83%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.41%) DB2
12 9 (1.27%) Redis
12 9 (1.27%) Apache Hive
12 9 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (1.13%) SQLite
13 8 (1.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 131 (18.45%) Maven
2 113 (15.92%) Git (software)
3 105 (14.79%) Subversion
4 76 (10.70%) Ant
5 72 (10.14%) JUnit
6 66 (9.30%) JIRA
7 64 (9.01%) Jenkins
8 53 (7.46%) Eclipse
9 49 (6.90%) Selenium
10 46 (6.48%) SoapUI
11 41 (5.77%) Cucumber
12 26 (3.66%) WebDriver
12 26 (3.66%) Visual Studio
13 24 (3.38%) JBehave
14 19 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (2.54%) Hudson
16 16 (2.25%) eggPlant
17 15 (2.11%) Mercurial
18 13 (1.83%) JMeter
19 12 (1.69%) Calabash
General
1 105 (14.79%) Finance
2 70 (9.86%) Banking
3 51 (7.18%) Retail
4 34 (4.79%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.25%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.83%) Advertising
6 13 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.55%) Back Office
8 7 (0.99%) Front Office
9 6 (0.85%) Games
9 6 (0.85%) Marketing
9 6 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.85%) Publishing
10 4 (0.56%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.42%) Legal
11 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 426 (60.00%) Developer
2 142 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 77 (10.85%) Architect
4 49 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 42 (5.92%) .NET Developer
6 40 (5.63%) Analyst
7 36 (5.07%) Consultant
8 34 (4.79%) Web Developer
9 28 (3.94%) Tester
10 25 (3.52%) Senior Java Developer
11 23 (3.24%) Software Engineer
11 23 (3.24%) C# Developer
12 22 (3.10%) Technical Architect
12 22 (3.10%) Test Analyst
13 20 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
13 20 (2.82%) Salesforce.com Developer
14 19 (2.68%) PHP Developer
15 18 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
16 16 (2.25%) Software Developer
17 15 (2.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (55.63%) Web Services
2 359 (50.56%) XML
3 313 (44.08%) REST
4 265 (37.32%) HTML
5 144 (20.28%) Spring
6 141 (19.86%) CSS
7 130 (18.31%) JSON
8 126 (17.75%) J2EE
9 119 (16.76%) WSDL
10 115 (16.20%) RESTful
11 114 (16.06%) .NET
12 103 (14.51%) XSD
13 91 (12.82%) jQuery
14 78 (10.99%) JMS
15 67 (9.44%) HTML5
16 64 (9.01%) Ajax
17 63 (8.87%) XSLT
18 61 (8.59%) Middleware
19 58 (8.17%) Hibernate
20 57 (8.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.92%) Social Media
3 38 (5.35%) iPad
3 38 (5.35%) Open Source
4 33 (4.65%) Data Integration
5 29 (4.08%) Mobile App
6 18 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.25%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.25%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.11%) User Experience
9 14 (1.97%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.83%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.69%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.41%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (0.99%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
14 6 (0.85%) Life Science
14 6 (0.85%) PKI
14 6 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 114 (16.06%) Linux
2 52 (7.32%) UNIX
3 49 (6.90%) Windows
4 41 (5.77%) Android
5 31 (4.37%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.99%) Solaris
8 6 (0.85%) CentOS
9 5 (0.70%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.42%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.28%) AIX
12 2 (0.28%) HPUX
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (51.83%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (32.82%) Scrum
3 193 (27.18%) TDD
4 143 (20.14%) MVC
5 123 (17.32%) SOA
6 120 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
7 102 (14.37%) OO
8 90 (12.68%) E-Commerce
9 80 (11.27%) Content Management
10 79 (11.13%) UML
11 75 (10.56%) BDD
12 64 (9.01%) Migration
13 63 (8.87%) ERP
13 63 (8.87%) Web Development
14 55 (7.75%) Waterfall
15 48 (6.76%) Data Migration
16 47 (6.62%) Software Engineering
17 44 (6.20%) Configuration Management
18 42 (5.92%) Release Management
19 40 (5.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 403 (56.76%) Java
2 207 (29.15%) JavaScript
3 195 (27.46%) SQL
4 106 (14.93%) C#
5 73 (10.28%) Groovy
6 51 (7.18%) PHP
7 44 (6.20%) PL/SQL
8 38 (5.35%) Python
9 34 (4.79%) XPath
10 24 (3.38%) Apex Code
10 24 (3.38%) Ruby
11 23 (3.24%) C++
12 22 (3.10%) Scala
12 22 (3.10%) T-SQL
13 21 (2.96%) Perl
14 16 (2.25%) C
14 16 (2.25%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.55%) XQuery
15 11 (1.55%) Objective-C
15 11 (1.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (6.48%) Degree
2 32 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.13%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.13%) ISEB
5 5 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.56%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.56%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.49%) QA
2 2 (0.28%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.56%) HDFS
3 4 (0.56%) vCloud
4 3 (0.42%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.28%) vSphere
5 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.28%) NDS
Systems Management
1 35 (4.93%) Puppet
2 20 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.85%) Capistrano
5 5 (0.70%) Control-M
5 5 (0.70%) Nagios
6 4 (0.56%) YUM
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.42%) Ansible
8 2 (0.28%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.28%) SCOM
8 2 (0.28%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.28%) Oozie
8 2 (0.28%) CA SiteMinder
8 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.14%) Netcool
9 1 (0.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.14%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 213 (30.00%) Oracle
2 97 (13.66%) JBoss
3 53 (7.46%) Microsoft
4 48 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
5 46 (6.48%) IBM
6 40 (5.63%) Endeca
7 39 (5.49%) ATG
8 38 (5.35%) Perforce
9 27 (3.80%) Google
10 23 (3.24%) Atlassian
11 22 (3.10%) SAP
12 18 (2.54%) TIBCO
13 17 (2.39%) BEA
14 16 (2.25%) HP
15 15 (2.11%) Informatica
16 12 (1.69%) ServiceNow
16 12 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
17 11 (1.55%) ESRI
18 10 (1.41%) Adobe
19 7 (0.99%) Software AG
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