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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 143 143 149
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 342 349 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.60% 1.56% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.37% 5.24% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 255 199
Average daily rate
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£423 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.31 £30.00 £25.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% +16.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
6364 6665 6048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.76% 29.75% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4598 4750 4433
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £293 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 43 50
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £29.40 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £49.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 81 £415 -2.35% 26
Hammersmith - 6 £470 - 1
Canary Wharf - 3 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £383 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - - 2
Bromley +7 1 £475 -9.52%
Ealing - 1 - -
Surbiton - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 2
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 402 (58.18%) Web Services
2 322 (46.60%) XML
2 322 (46.60%) Java
3 318 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
4 302 (43.70%) REST
5 247 (35.75%) HTML
6 238 (34.44%) SQL
7 230 (33.29%) JavaScript
8 182 (26.34%) CSS
9 164 (23.73%) Oracle
10 157 (22.72%) .NET
11 154 (22.29%) TDD
12 139 (20.12%) Scrum
13 130 (18.81%) Spring
14 126 (18.23%) C#
15 117 (16.93%) Maven
16 116 (16.79%) Linux
17 115 (16.64%) Continuous Integration
18 113 (16.35%) Finance
19 107 (15.48%) RESTful
20 101 (14.62%) SOA
21 96 (13.89%) Microsoft
22 93 (13.46%) Subversion
22 93 (13.46%) Degree
23 92 (13.31%) OO
24 87 (12.59%) JSON
25 86 (12.45%) SQL Server
26 82 (11.87%) jQuery
27 80 (11.58%) J2EE
28 78 (11.29%) BDD

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 60 (8.68%) WebLogic
2 53 (7.67%) Tomcat
3 51 (7.38%) Apache
4 47 (6.80%) JBoss
5 32 (4.63%) CMS
6 30 (4.34%) IIS
7 29 (4.20%) Mule
8 23 (3.33%) WebSphere
9 19 (2.75%) SharePoint
10 16 (2.32%) Adobe CQ
11 14 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.45%) Node.js
14 9 (1.30%) Confluence
15 7 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
16 6 (0.87%) WordPress
17 5 (0.72%) Lync
17 5 (0.72%) Drupal
17 5 (0.72%) GlassFish
18 4 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.88%) MS Office
3 6 (0.87%) MS Project
4 4 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.16%) Magento
3 5 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.43%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.29%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.29%) Summit
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.14%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.14%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.32%) SaaS
1 16 (2.32%) GitHub
2 11 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.30%) Force.com
5 6 (0.87%) Heroku
6 5 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.43%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.67%) HTTP
2 22 (3.18%) LDAP
3 21 (3.04%) SSL
4 19 (2.75%) VPN
5 16 (2.32%) VLAN
6 14 (2.03%) Internet
6 14 (2.03%) DNS
7 10 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.16%) HTTPS
9 7 (1.01%) Intranet
10 6 (0.87%) VoIP
11 4 (0.58%) SAN
11 4 (0.58%) 4G
12 3 (0.43%) PABX
12 3 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.43%) Firewall
12 3 (0.43%) MD110
12 3 (0.43%) SNMP
12 3 (0.43%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.43%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (12.45%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.96%) MySQL
3 41 (5.93%) MongoDB
3 41 (5.93%) Oracle Database
4 40 (5.79%) Relational Database
5 39 (5.64%) NoSQL
6 28 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 28 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (2.89%) RDBMS
8 19 (2.75%) DB2
9 18 (2.60%) Hadoop
10 17 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (2.17%) Big Data
12 14 (2.03%) CouchDB
12 14 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.59%) OLTP
13 11 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
14 10 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 117 (16.93%) Maven
2 93 (13.46%) Subversion
3 74 (10.71%) JUnit
3 74 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 70 (10.13%) SoapUI
5 60 (8.68%) Selenium
6 53 (7.67%) JIRA
7 48 (6.95%) Ant
8 43 (6.22%) Jenkins
9 37 (5.35%) Eclipse
10 28 (4.05%) Cucumber
11 23 (3.33%) WebDriver
11 23 (3.33%) Visual Studio
12 22 (3.18%) JMeter
13 18 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
14 17 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (2.03%) LoadRunner
15 14 (2.03%) TeamCity
16 13 (1.88%) JBehave
17 9 (1.30%) jMock
General
1 113 (16.35%) Finance
2 71 (10.27%) Banking
3 44 (6.37%) Retail
4 28 (4.05%) Marketing
5 26 (3.76%) Games
6 25 (3.62%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.17%) Legal
7 15 (2.17%) Advertising
7 15 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.16%) Back Office
8 8 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.01%) Front Office
10 5 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.72%) Law
11 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.43%) Publishing
12 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.29%) Automotive
13 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 417 (60.35%) Developer
2 136 (19.68%) Java Developer
3 69 (9.99%) Senior Developer
4 65 (9.41%) Analyst
5 63 (9.12%) Consultant
6 52 (7.53%) Architect
7 33 (4.78%) Test Analyst
8 30 (4.34%) .NET Developer
9 28 (4.05%) Technical Consultant
9 28 (4.05%) PHP Developer
10 27 (3.91%) C# Developer
11 25 (3.62%) Senior Java Developer
12 23 (3.33%) Tester
12 23 (3.33%) ServiceNow Developer
13 21 (3.04%) AWS Developer
14 18 (2.60%) Senior Consultant
15 16 (2.32%) Senior Technical Consultant
15 16 (2.32%) ServiceNow Consultant
15 16 (2.32%) Technical Developer
15 16 (2.32%) ITSM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (58.18%) Web Services
2 322 (46.60%) XML
3 302 (43.70%) REST
4 247 (35.75%) HTML
5 182 (26.34%) CSS
6 157 (22.72%) .NET
7 130 (18.81%) Spring
8 107 (15.48%) RESTful
9 87 (12.59%) JSON
10 82 (11.87%) jQuery
11 80 (11.58%) J2EE
12 76 (11.00%) JMS
13 72 (10.42%) HTML5
14 69 (9.99%) Hibernate
15 57 (8.25%) JSP
16 54 (7.81%) WCF
17 53 (7.67%) Ajax
18 52 (7.53%) ASP.NET
19 50 (7.24%) .NET Framework
20 45 (6.51%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 73 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (8.10%) Open Source
3 31 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (4.34%) Derivative
5 29 (4.20%) iPad
6 27 (3.91%) Social Media
7 22 (3.18%) Data Integration
8 21 (3.04%) Equity Derivative
9 20 (2.89%) Computer Science
10 16 (2.32%) CMDB
10 16 (2.32%) Online Games
10 16 (2.32%) Client/Server
11 15 (2.17%) Visualisation
12 14 (2.03%) User Experience
13 13 (1.88%) Mobile App
14 11 (1.59%) Hedge funds
14 11 (1.59%) Management Information System
14 11 (1.59%) Equities
15 10 (1.45%) N-Tier
16 8 (1.16%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 116 (16.79%) Linux
2 63 (9.12%) Windows
3 40 (5.79%) UNIX
4 21 (3.04%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.89%) Android
6 19 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.87%) AIX
10 5 (0.72%) Solaris
10 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.43%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (22.29%) TDD
3 139 (20.12%) Scrum
4 115 (16.64%) Continuous Integration
5 101 (14.62%) SOA
6 92 (13.31%) OO
7 78 (11.29%) BDD
8 72 (10.42%) MVC
9 69 (9.99%) E-Commerce
10 52 (7.53%) Content Management
11 48 (6.95%) CRM
11 48 (6.95%) Unit Testing
12 42 (6.08%) Web Development
13 40 (5.79%) Waterfall
14 39 (5.64%) Service Management
15 37 (5.35%) ERP
16 34 (4.92%) Data Modelling
17 33 (4.78%) Automated Testing
18 32 (4.63%) UML
18 32 (4.63%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 322 (46.60%) Java
2 238 (34.44%) SQL
3 230 (33.29%) JavaScript
4 126 (18.23%) C#
5 72 (10.42%) PL/SQL
6 49 (7.09%) PHP
7 41 (5.93%) Groovy
8 36 (5.21%) T-SQL
9 29 (4.20%) Python
9 29 (4.20%) Ruby
10 17 (2.46%) Perl
10 17 (2.46%) Apex Code
11 16 (2.32%) Scala
12 14 (2.03%) Objective-C
12 14 (2.03%) C++
12 14 (2.03%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.74%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.59%) XPath
15 7 (1.01%) VB
16 5 (0.72%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 93 (13.46%) Degree
2 23 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.01%) MCITP
5 7 (1.01%) ISEB
5 7 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.87%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.72%) MCSE
8 4 (0.58%) CISSP
8 4 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.58%) HND
8 4 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.43%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.43%) JNCIS
9 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.43%) CCNP
9 3 (0.43%) CCNA
9 3 (0.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.39%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) SLA
2 2 (0.29%) WCAG
2 2 (0.29%) WAI
3 1 (0.14%) COBIT
3 1 (0.14%) HL7
3 1 (0.14%) DICOM
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (0.87%) NFS
2 5 (0.72%) vSphere
2 5 (0.72%) vCloud
3 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (3.33%) Puppet
2 17 (2.46%) HP SiteScope
3 16 (2.32%) HP UCMDB
4 12 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.16%) Control-M
5 8 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.87%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.72%) OpenSSO
7 5 (0.72%) StatsD
7 5 (0.72%) Ansible
7 5 (0.72%) Kibana
8 4 (0.58%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.29%) SCOM
9 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.14%) Nagios
10 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 164 (23.73%) Oracle
2 96 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.66%) HP
4 42 (6.08%) Salesforce.com
5 41 (5.93%) Red Hat
6 27 (3.91%) Citrix
7 26 (3.76%) ATG
8 25 (3.62%) Endeca
9 24 (3.47%) SAP
10 23 (3.33%) ServiceNow
11 21 (3.04%) Adobe
12 20 (2.89%) IBM
12 20 (2.89%) Zend
13 19 (2.75%) Perforce
14 15 (2.17%) Cisco
15 12 (1.74%) VMware
15 12 (1.74%) Informatica
15 12 (1.74%) TIBCO
16 11 (1.59%) Google
16 11 (1.59%) hybris
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Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £401 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
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London
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Posted: 15 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £19.36 - £21.26 per hour
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