The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 134 130 167
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +37
Contract jobs citing SOAP 425 409 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.84% 1.76% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.51% 5.56% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 292 208
Median daily rate £463 £438 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £27.66 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.88% +21.42%
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
7715 7360 7468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.45% 31.65% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5737 5402 5221
Median daily rate £450 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 49
Median hourly rate £46.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.52 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.20 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 74 £475 +5.55% 21
Croydon -4 10 £425 -10.52%
Uxbridge -2 4 £275 -30.37%
Bromley - 4 £450 -
Docklands, London +14 3 £430 +30.30%
Edgware - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £525 - 1
Feltham - 2 £370 -
Osterley - 2 £515 -
Hammersmith +1 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £525 -
Westminster - 1 £413 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 522 (60.91%) REST
2 508 (59.28%) Java
3 498 (58.11%) Web Services
4 405 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
5 349 (40.72%) XML
6 263 (30.69%) JavaScript
7 257 (29.99%) HTML
8 247 (28.82%) SQL
9 235 (27.42%) Scrum
10 224 (26.14%) Spring
11 204 (23.80%) Oracle
12 198 (23.10%) Finance
13 196 (22.87%) JSON
13 196 (22.87%) TDD
14 187 (21.82%) CSS
15 183 (21.35%) Git (software)
16 157 (18.32%) Linux
17 151 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
18 143 (16.69%) Maven
19 142 (16.57%) RESTful
20 137 (15.99%) J2EE
21 128 (14.94%) SOA
22 119 (13.89%) JUnit
22 119 (13.89%) Jenkins
23 116 (13.54%) MVC
24 114 (13.30%) .NET
24 114 (13.30%) OO
24 114 (13.30%) Banking
24 114 (13.30%) SoapUI
25 113 (13.19%) AngularJS

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 93 (10.85%) Tomcat
2 61 (7.12%) JBoss
3 51 (5.95%) WebSphere
4 47 (5.48%) Mule
5 34 (3.97%) nginx
6 33 (3.85%) Jetty
6 33 (3.85%) Mule ESB
6 33 (3.85%) WebLogic
7 31 (3.62%) CMS
8 28 (3.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 27 (3.15%) Apache
10 26 (3.03%) Confluence
11 21 (2.45%) Oracle Service Bus
12 16 (1.87%) SharePoint
13 14 (1.63%) IIS
14 13 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
16 11 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
17 9 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
18 6 (0.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 17 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.63%) MS Office
3 4 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.47%) MS Project
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (2.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (1.98%) Oracle BPM
3 17 (1.98%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
4 8 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.93%) Radian6
4 8 (0.93%) Social Studio
5 7 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.70%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (0.47%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.23%) RMDS
9 1 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.12%) Magento
9 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft CRM
9 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 50 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.15%) GitHub
4 20 (2.33%) PaaS
5 17 (1.98%) IaaS
6 15 (1.75%) Force.com
6 15 (1.75%) SaaS
7 13 (1.52%) OpenShift
8 12 (1.40%) CloudBees
8 12 (1.40%) TestFlight
9 7 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.70%) Oracle CX
11 5 (0.58%) Boomi
12 4 (0.47%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.47%) Heroku
12 4 (0.47%) Office 365
13 3 (0.35%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.23%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 63 (7.35%) HTTP
2 23 (2.68%) LDAP
3 14 (1.63%) Firewall
4 13 (1.52%) SNMP
5 12 (1.40%) SSL
6 11 (1.28%) CTI
6 11 (1.28%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.17%) SSH
8 8 (0.93%) AMQP
9 7 (0.82%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.82%) Internet
9 7 (0.82%) VPN
10 6 (0.70%) DMZ
10 6 (0.70%) FTP
11 4 (0.47%) Intranet
11 4 (0.47%) Network Security
12 3 (0.35%) LAN
12 3 (0.35%) SMTP
13 2 (0.23%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 73 (8.52%) MySQL
3 58 (6.77%) NoSQL
4 44 (5.13%) MongoDB
5 39 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 39 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 35 (4.08%) Oracle Database
7 34 (3.97%) Big Data
8 31 (3.62%) Neo4j
9 28 (3.27%) Apache Hive
9 28 (3.27%) Impala
10 19 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
11 17 (1.98%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.63%) SQLite
13 13 (1.52%) DB2
14 12 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (1.40%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 183 (21.35%) Git (software)
2 143 (16.69%) Maven
3 119 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 119 (13.89%) JUnit
4 114 (13.30%) SoapUI
5 111 (12.95%) Selenium
6 105 (12.25%) JIRA
7 66 (7.70%) Subversion
8 50 (5.83%) Eclipse
9 44 (5.13%) Mockito
10 42 (4.90%) TeamCity
11 41 (4.78%) Ant
12 39 (4.55%) Cucumber
13 36 (4.20%) NUnit
14 32 (3.73%) Gradle
15 31 (3.62%) JMeter
15 31 (3.62%) WebDriver
16 30 (3.50%) IntelliJ
17 24 (2.80%) Spock
18 23 (2.68%) SonarQube
General
1 198 (23.10%) Finance
2 114 (13.30%) Banking
3 75 (8.75%) Marketing
4 57 (6.65%) Retail
5 48 (5.60%) Telecoms
6 26 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 25 (2.92%) Electronics
8 14 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.63%) Publishing
9 12 (1.40%) Law
9 12 (1.40%) Legal
10 10 (1.17%) Games
11 6 (0.70%) Front Office
12 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.35%) Back Office
14 2 (0.23%) Advertising
15 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.12%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 512 (59.74%) Developer
2 252 (29.40%) Java Developer
3 116 (13.54%) Senior Developer
4 111 (12.95%) Architect
5 60 (7.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 53 (6.18%) Analyst
7 46 (5.37%) Consultant
8 38 (4.43%) .NET Developer
9 34 (3.97%) Lead Developer
10 31 (3.62%) C# Developer
10 31 (3.62%) Integration Developer
11 28 (3.27%) Full Stack Developer
11 28 (3.27%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 26 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
13 25 (2.92%) iOS Developer
13 25 (2.92%) Lead Java Developer
13 25 (2.92%) Test Analyst
13 25 (2.92%) Tester
14 24 (2.80%) Technical Architect
15 23 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 522 (60.91%) REST
2 498 (58.11%) Web Services
3 349 (40.72%) XML
4 257 (29.99%) HTML
5 224 (26.14%) Spring
6 196 (22.87%) JSON
7 187 (21.82%) CSS
8 142 (16.57%) RESTful
9 137 (15.99%) J2EE
10 114 (13.30%) .NET
11 113 (13.19%) AngularJS
12 107 (12.49%) JMS
13 98 (11.44%) HTML5
14 95 (11.09%) Hibernate
15 84 (9.80%) Java EE
16 78 (9.10%) CSS3
17 77 (8.98%) jQuery
18 76 (8.87%) Node.js
19 74 (8.63%) Spring MVC
20 68 (7.93%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
1 61 (7.12%) Enterprise Software
2 59 (6.88%) Mobile App
3 55 (6.42%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.38%) User Experience
5 20 (2.33%) Social Media
6 18 (2.10%) Algorithms
7 17 (1.98%) Data Integration
8 16 (1.87%) iPad
9 12 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.28%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.28%) IVR
11 9 (1.05%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.05%) N-Tier
12 8 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
12 8 (0.93%) Video on Demand
13 7 (0.82%) Clustering
13 7 (0.82%) CMDB
13 7 (0.82%) Derivative
14 6 (0.70%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 157 (18.32%) Linux
2 101 (11.79%) Unix
3 68 (7.93%) Windows
4 40 (4.67%) Apple iOS
5 30 (3.50%) Android
6 16 (1.87%) Solaris
7 15 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.05%) AIX
9 5 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.58%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.47%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.35%) VMS
11 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.12%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (27.42%) Scrum
3 196 (22.87%) TDD
4 151 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
5 128 (14.94%) SOA
6 116 (13.54%) MVC
7 114 (13.30%) OO
8 92 (10.74%) BDD
9 87 (10.15%) Test Automation
10 79 (9.22%) E-Commerce
11 69 (8.05%) SDLC
12 67 (7.82%) CRM
13 61 (7.12%) DevOps
13 61 (7.12%) Unit Testing
14 59 (6.88%) Software Engineering
15 52 (6.07%) Open Source
16 46 (5.37%) Data Modelling
17 45 (5.25%) Continuous Delivery
18 44 (5.13%) Microservices
18 44 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 508 (59.28%) Java
2 263 (30.69%) JavaScript
3 247 (28.82%) SQL
4 107 (12.49%) C#
5 36 (4.20%) Objective-C
5 36 (4.20%) Python
6 35 (4.08%) Shell Script
7 32 (3.73%) Apex Code
8 31 (3.62%) Groovy
9 30 (3.50%) PHP
10 29 (3.38%) PL/SQL
11 28 (3.27%) T-SQL
12 27 (3.15%) Perl
13 26 (3.03%) Apple Swift
14 22 (2.57%) C
14 22 (2.57%) Ruby
15 20 (2.33%) Scala
16 18 (2.10%) C++
17 17 (1.98%) SOQL
18 13 (1.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 81 (9.45%) Degree
2 45 (5.25%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.17%) ISEB
5 6 (0.70%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.35%) PMP
8 2 (0.23%) CISSP
8 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) CITP
9 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (8.98%) QA
2 12 (1.40%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.58%) HL7
4 5 (0.58%) WCAG
5 4 (0.47%) FATCA
6 2 (0.23%) COBIT
6 2 (0.23%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.23%) SDET
6 2 (0.23%) SEPA
7 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (2.92%) Docker
2 21 (2.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.93%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.47%) KVM
5 4 (0.47%) NDS
5 4 (0.47%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.35%) Xen
7 2 (0.23%) Firmware
7 2 (0.23%) vSphere
8 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
1 23 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.87%) Puppet
3 8 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
4 7 (0.82%) CloudHub
5 6 (0.70%) Ansible
6 5 (0.58%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.47%) Nagios
7 4 (0.47%) Netcool
7 4 (0.47%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 4 (0.47%) Netcool/Webtop
7 4 (0.47%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.35%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.35%) Control-M
8 3 (0.35%) Grafana
8 3 (0.35%) TIBCO Hawk
8 3 (0.35%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.23%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 204 (23.80%) Oracle
2 66 (7.70%) Microsoft
3 60 (7.00%) Salesforce.com
4 49 (5.72%) IBM
5 37 (4.32%) MuleSoft
6 36 (4.20%) HP
6 36 (4.20%) Informatica
7 33 (3.85%) ServiceNow
8 29 (3.38%) Adobe
8 29 (3.38%) SAP
9 18 (2.10%) Google
10 17 (1.98%) CA
11 15 (1.75%) ATG
11 15 (1.75%) WSO2
12 14 (1.63%) Siebel
13 13 (1.52%) Endeca
14 12 (1.40%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.28%) Apple
15 11 (1.28%) Sybase
16 10 (1.17%) TIBCO
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