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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 131 130 170
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +40
Contract jobs citing SOAP 447 435 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.98% 1.86% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.72% 5.79% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 320 202
Median daily rate £450 £429 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.95% +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £309 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +7.95%
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
7814 7508 7500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.54% 32.09% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5788 5578 5411
Median daily rate £450 £438 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 41
Median hourly rate £46.00 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +12 65 £456 +1.38% 27
Croydon -5 7 £450 -5.26%
Uxbridge +4 6 £325 -16.93%
Docklands, London +14 4 £430 +40.40%
Bromley - 4 £450 -
Edgware - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £525 -
Feltham - 2 £370 -
Hammersmith +2 1 - -
Ealing +1 1 £363 +16.93%
Westminster - 1 £413 -
Osterley - 1 £515 -
Wimbledon - 1 £525 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 545 (63.23%) REST
2 506 (58.70%) Java
3 492 (57.08%) Web Services
4 430 (49.88%) Agile Software Development
5 349 (40.49%) XML
6 262 (30.39%) JavaScript
7 257 (29.81%) Scrum
8 256 (29.70%) HTML
9 252 (29.23%) SQL
10 244 (28.31%) Spring
11 204 (23.67%) TDD
12 200 (23.20%) JSON
13 192 (22.27%) Oracle
13 192 (22.27%) CSS
14 188 (21.81%) Git (software)
15 185 (21.46%) Finance
16 157 (18.21%) Linux
17 148 (17.17%) MVC
18 146 (16.94%) J2EE
18 146 (16.94%) RESTful
19 142 (16.47%) Maven
20 139 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
21 134 (15.55%) Jenkins
22 131 (15.20%) SOA
23 125 (14.50%) AngularJS
24 119 (13.81%) JIRA
25 117 (13.57%) .NET
26 111 (12.88%) C#
27 109 (12.65%) JUnit
27 109 (12.65%) JMS

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 83 (9.63%) Tomcat
2 66 (7.66%) WebSphere
3 63 (7.31%) JBoss
4 50 (5.80%) Mule
5 43 (4.99%) Confluence
6 35 (4.06%) Mule ESB
7 34 (3.94%) WebLogic
8 30 (3.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 27 (3.13%) Apache
10 26 (3.02%) CMS
10 26 (3.02%) nginx
11 25 (2.90%) Jetty
12 22 (2.55%) Oracle Service Bus
13 19 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
14 17 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
15 16 (1.86%) IIS
16 15 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
17 14 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
18 10 (1.16%) SharePoint
19 7 (0.81%) MQSI
Applications
1 23 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.62%) MS Office
3 4 (0.46%) MS Project
4 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
4 18 (2.09%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.93%) Radian6
5 8 (0.93%) Social Studio
6 7 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.70%) Oracle CRM
8 4 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.35%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.23%) RMDS
11 1 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
11 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.12%) Magento
11 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft CRM
11 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 58 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (4.06%) GitHub
4 26 (3.02%) PaaS
5 22 (2.55%) IaaS
6 21 (2.44%) SaaS
7 18 (2.09%) OpenShift
8 17 (1.97%) CloudBees
9 15 (1.74%) Force.com
10 14 (1.62%) TestFlight
11 6 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.70%) Oracle CX
12 5 (0.58%) Boomi
12 5 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.46%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.46%) Heroku
14 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
14 3 (0.35%) Office 365
15 2 (0.23%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 71 (8.24%) HTTP
2 34 (3.94%) Firewall
3 25 (2.90%) SSL
4 21 (2.44%) LDAP
5 12 (1.39%) HTTPS
6 11 (1.28%) AMQP
6 11 (1.28%) CTI
6 11 (1.28%) FTP
6 11 (1.28%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.93%) Kerberos
7 8 (0.93%) WinSCP
8 7 (0.81%) Internet
8 7 (0.81%) SNMP
9 6 (0.70%) SSH
10 5 (0.58%) DMZ
10 5 (0.58%) Intranet
11 4 (0.46%) Network Security
11 4 (0.46%) VPN
12 3 (0.35%) LAN
13 2 (0.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 72 (8.35%) MySQL
3 51 (5.92%) NoSQL
4 47 (5.45%) Big Data
5 46 (5.34%) Hadoop
6 43 (4.99%) MongoDB
7 37 (4.29%) Relational Database
8 33 (3.83%) Oracle Database
9 23 (2.67%) Neo4j
10 21 (2.44%) Apache Hive
11 20 (2.32%) Impala
12 19 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (2.20%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (1.74%) SQLite
15 14 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (1.62%) CouchDB
16 12 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 188 (21.81%) Git (software)
2 142 (16.47%) Maven
3 134 (15.55%) Jenkins
4 119 (13.81%) JIRA
5 109 (12.65%) JUnit
6 99 (11.48%) SoapUI
7 98 (11.37%) Selenium
8 61 (7.08%) Subversion
9 53 (6.15%) Eclipse
10 44 (5.10%) Mockito
10 44 (5.10%) TeamCity
11 34 (3.94%) Ant
11 34 (3.94%) IntelliJ
12 33 (3.83%) Cucumber
13 32 (3.71%) WebDriver
14 31 (3.60%) SonarQube
15 30 (3.48%) Gradle
16 29 (3.36%) NUnit
17 27 (3.13%) JMeter
18 25 (2.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 185 (21.46%) Finance
2 101 (11.72%) Banking
3 75 (8.70%) Marketing
4 71 (8.24%) Retail
5 49 (5.68%) Telecoms
6 26 (3.02%) Manufacturing
7 25 (2.90%) Electronics
8 15 (1.74%) Publishing
9 14 (1.62%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.28%) Law
10 11 (1.28%) Legal
11 8 (0.93%) Games
12 5 (0.58%) Front Office
13 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.46%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.35%) Back Office
15 2 (0.23%) Advertising
16 1 (0.12%) Billing
16 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 532 (61.72%) Developer
2 258 (29.93%) Java Developer
3 125 (14.50%) Senior Developer
4 119 (13.81%) Architect
5 67 (7.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 50 (5.80%) Analyst
7 43 (4.99%) .NET Developer
8 40 (4.64%) Consultant
9 37 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
10 34 (3.94%) C# Developer
11 32 (3.71%) Lead Developer
12 31 (3.60%) Integration Developer
13 28 (3.25%) Salesforce.com Developer
14 26 (3.02%) Tester
15 25 (2.90%) Full Stack Developer
15 25 (2.90%) iOS Developer
15 25 (2.90%) Lead Java Developer
16 24 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
17 23 (2.67%) Integration Architect
17 23 (2.67%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 545 (63.23%) REST
2 492 (57.08%) Web Services
3 349 (40.49%) XML
4 256 (29.70%) HTML
5 244 (28.31%) Spring
6 200 (23.20%) JSON
7 192 (22.27%) CSS
8 146 (16.94%) J2EE
8 146 (16.94%) RESTful
9 125 (14.50%) AngularJS
10 117 (13.57%) .NET
11 109 (12.65%) JMS
12 104 (12.06%) HTML5
13 96 (11.14%) Hibernate
14 95 (11.02%) Spring MVC
15 90 (10.44%) jQuery
16 89 (10.32%) Java EE
17 81 (9.40%) Node.js
18 80 (9.28%) CSS3
19 74 (8.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.31%) Mobile App
2 59 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 50 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (4.52%) User Experience
6 18 (2.09%) DataPower
7 17 (1.97%) Data Integration
8 16 (1.86%) Social Media
9 13 (1.51%) iPad
10 11 (1.28%) IVR
11 10 (1.16%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.16%) CMDB
11 10 (1.16%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.16%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.04%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.93%) Clustering
13 8 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (0.81%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.81%) Mainframe
15 6 (0.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 157 (18.21%) Linux
2 99 (11.48%) Unix
3 63 (7.31%) Windows
4 38 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.55%) Android
6 15 (1.74%) AIX
7 13 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.51%) Solaris
8 6 (0.70%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.58%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.46%) 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
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (49.88%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (29.81%) Scrum
3 204 (23.67%) TDD
4 148 (17.17%) MVC
5 139 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 131 (15.20%) SOA
7 106 (12.30%) OO
8 97 (11.25%) BDD
9 81 (9.40%) E-Commerce
10 79 (9.16%) Test Automation
11 74 (8.58%) Unit Testing
12 69 (8.00%) CRM
13 68 (7.89%) SDLC
14 64 (7.42%) DevOps
15 55 (6.38%) Software Engineering
16 50 (5.80%) Microservices
16 50 (5.80%) Open Source
17 48 (5.57%) Kanban
18 46 (5.34%) Data Modelling
19 43 (4.99%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 506 (58.70%) Java
2 262 (30.39%) JavaScript
3 252 (29.23%) SQL
4 111 (12.88%) C#
5 46 (5.34%) Shell Script
6 40 (4.64%) Python
7 38 (4.41%) PHP
8 35 (4.06%) Objective-C
9 31 (3.60%) Apex Code
10 29 (3.36%) Groovy
11 28 (3.25%) PL/SQL
12 27 (3.13%) T-SQL
13 26 (3.02%) Apple Swift
14 24 (2.78%) XPath
15 22 (2.55%) C
16 18 (2.09%) Perl
16 18 (2.09%) Ruby
17 17 (1.97%) Scala
17 17 (1.97%) SOQL
18 13 (1.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 80 (9.28%) Degree
2 42 (4.87%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.93%) ISEB
5 6 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.46%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.23%) PMP
8 1 (0.12%) AAT
8 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) CISSP
8 1 (0.12%) CITP
8 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.66%) QA
2 12 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.93%) FATCA
4 4 (0.46%) HL7
4 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.35%) SEPA
5 3 (0.35%) WCAG
6 2 (0.23%) COBIT
6 2 (0.23%) SDET
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.12%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.20%) Docker
3 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.46%) NDS
4 4 (0.46%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 3 (0.35%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.35%) KVM
6 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.23%) vSphere
6 2 (0.23%) Xen
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (3.02%) Puppet
2 23 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.16%) CloudHub
5 8 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.46%) Ansible
6 4 (0.46%) Control-M
6 4 (0.46%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.35%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.35%) Grafana
7 3 (0.35%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.35%) Nagios
8 2 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.23%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.23%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.12%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 192 (22.27%) Oracle
2 67 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 60 (6.96%) Salesforce.com
4 52 (6.03%) IBM
5 43 (4.99%) MuleSoft
6 34 (3.94%) Informatica
7 32 (3.71%) Adobe
8 30 (3.48%) HP
8 30 (3.48%) SAP
9 29 (3.36%) ServiceNow
10 18 (2.09%) Google
10 18 (2.09%) WSO2
11 16 (1.86%) Solace
12 14 (1.62%) Siebel
13 12 (1.39%) ATG
13 12 (1.39%) Red Hat
14 11 (1.28%) CA
14 11 (1.28%) Sybase
15 10 (1.16%) Apple
15 10 (1.16%) Endeca
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