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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 132 160 161
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 416 347 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.75% 1.45% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.58% 4.69% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 205 248
Average daily rate
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£435 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.66 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.08%
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
7449 7391 8050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.41% 30.87% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5470 5160 5812
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 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 28 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 +21 86 £450 +10.42% 21
Paddington - 16 £550 -
Uxbridge - 5 £395 -
Croydon - 4 £475 -
Ealing - 2 £310 -
Hammersmith - 2 £410 -
Docklands, London -6 1 £330 -40.54%
Enfield - 1 £613 - 2
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 428 (55.80%) Web Services
2 374 (48.76%) Java
3 366 (47.72%) XML
4 355 (46.28%) Agile Software Development
5 342 (44.59%) REST
6 258 (33.64%) JavaScript
7 203 (26.47%) TDD
8 202 (26.34%) SQL
9 200 (26.08%) HTML
10 193 (25.16%) .NET
11 188 (24.51%) Scrum
12 164 (21.38%) C#
13 160 (20.86%) Continuous Integration
14 152 (19.82%) Oracle
15 148 (19.30%) JSON
16 144 (18.77%) SQL Server
17 128 (16.69%) Spring
18 127 (16.56%) Maven
19 125 (16.30%) OO
20 122 (15.91%) Finance
21 119 (15.51%) Git (software)
22 114 (14.86%) CSS
23 108 (14.08%) Linux
24 102 (13.30%) J2EE
25 101 (13.17%) BDD
26 97 (12.65%) Unit Testing
27 96 (12.52%) SoapUI
28 95 (12.39%) Banking
29 94 (12.26%) MVC
29 94 (12.26%) RESTful

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 71 (9.26%) JBoss
2 50 (6.52%) Apache
3 48 (6.26%) Tomcat
4 43 (5.61%) WebSphere
5 41 (5.35%) WebLogic
6 36 (4.69%) CMS
7 33 (4.30%) BizTalk Server
8 30 (3.91%) IIS
9 24 (3.13%) Confluence
10 17 (2.22%) Mule
11 13 (1.69%) Node.js
12 10 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
12 10 (1.30%) MQSeries
12 10 (1.30%) SharePoint
12 10 (1.30%) Mule ESB
13 8 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
13 8 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.78%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.78%) GlassFish
Applications
1 38 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.17%) MS Office
3 8 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) HipChat
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.91%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.52%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.26%) Radian6
4 2 (0.26%) RMDS
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.26%) Magento
4 2 (0.26%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.13%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.91%) Taleo
2 7 (0.91%) Boomi
3 6 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.78%) Heroku
4 5 (0.65%) Force.com
5 4 (0.52%) GitHub
5 4 (0.52%) SaaS
5 4 (0.52%) PaaS
6 3 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.26%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.13%) Yammer
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.13%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.04%) LDAP
2 30 (3.91%) HTTP
3 18 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.09%) SSL
5 15 (1.96%) VPN
6 9 (1.17%) Firewall
6 9 (1.17%) Internet
7 8 (1.04%) SSH
8 6 (0.78%) SAN
8 6 (0.78%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.78%) VoIP
9 5 (0.65%) SNMP
10 4 (0.52%) LAN
10 4 (0.52%) PSTN
11 3 (0.39%) GSM
11 3 (0.39%) SMTP
11 3 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.26%) 4G
12 2 (0.26%) WAN
12 2 (0.26%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (18.77%) SQL Server
2 68 (8.87%) MySQL
3 63 (8.21%) Relational Database
4 44 (5.74%) Oracle Database
4 44 (5.74%) MongoDB
5 35 (4.56%) NoSQL
6 34 (4.43%) DB2
7 29 (3.78%) RDBMS
7 29 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (2.22%) Big Data
10 17 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (1.69%) SQLite
13 12 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.30%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.91%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 127 (16.56%) Maven
2 119 (15.51%) Git (software)
3 96 (12.52%) SoapUI
4 91 (11.86%) Jenkins
5 67 (8.74%) Subversion
6 63 (8.21%) JIRA
7 60 (7.82%) Selenium
8 57 (7.43%) JUnit
9 34 (4.43%) Cucumber
10 30 (3.91%) Eclipse
11 29 (3.78%) Ant
11 29 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 28 (3.65%) JMeter
12 28 (3.65%) Visual Studio
13 24 (3.13%) WebDriver
14 17 (2.22%) Android Studio
15 15 (1.96%) Xcode
15 15 (1.96%) NUnit
15 15 (1.96%) TeamCity
15 15 (1.96%) SonarQube
General
1 122 (15.91%) Finance
2 95 (12.39%) Banking
3 47 (6.13%) Retail
4 39 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.48%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.56%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.43%) Games
9 10 (1.30%) Advertising
9 10 (1.30%) Publishing
10 9 (1.17%) Marketing
11 6 (0.78%) Back Office
12 5 (0.65%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.39%) Law
14 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.26%) Front Office
15 1 (0.13%) Electronics
15 1 (0.13%) Legal
15 1 (0.13%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 487 (63.49%) Developer
2 140 (18.25%) Java Developer
3 94 (12.26%) Senior Developer
4 61 (7.95%) Architect
5 58 (7.56%) .NET Developer
6 54 (7.04%) Tester
7 45 (5.87%) Analyst
8 36 (4.69%) C# Developer
9 30 (3.91%) Consultant
9 30 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
10 28 (3.65%) Android Developer
11 27 (3.52%) Automation Tester
11 27 (3.52%) iOS Developer
12 25 (3.26%) C# .NET Developer
12 25 (3.26%) ServiceNow Developer
13 23 (3.00%) Technical Architect
14 21 (2.74%) AWS Developer
15 19 (2.48%) Lead Developer
16 18 (2.35%) Test Analyst
17 15 (1.96%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (55.80%) Web Services
2 366 (47.72%) XML
3 342 (44.59%) REST
4 200 (26.08%) HTML
5 193 (25.16%) .NET
6 148 (19.30%) JSON
7 128 (16.69%) Spring
8 114 (14.86%) CSS
9 102 (13.30%) J2EE
10 94 (12.26%) RESTful
11 83 (10.82%) ASP.NET
12 74 (9.65%) .NET Framework
12 74 (9.65%) WCF
13 67 (8.74%) jQuery
14 64 (8.34%) Middleware
15 61 (7.95%) Ajax
16 58 (7.56%) JSP
17 57 (7.43%) Hibernate
18 53 (6.91%) HTML5
19 47 (6.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.56%) Mobile App
2 53 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.78%) User Experience
5 19 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.48%) N-Tier
6 17 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 16 (2.09%) Video on Demand
8 15 (1.96%) Social Media
9 14 (1.83%) CMDB
10 12 (1.56%) iPad
11 11 (1.43%) PKI
12 10 (1.30%) IPTV
13 9 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
14 8 (1.04%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.04%) Data Centre
14 8 (1.04%) Derivative
15 6 (0.78%) Mathematics
15 6 (0.78%) Credit Risk
15 6 (0.78%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 108 (14.08%) Linux
2 78 (10.17%) UNIX
3 70 (9.13%) Windows
4 60 (7.82%) Apple iOS
5 58 (7.56%) Android
6 21 (2.74%) AIX
7 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.65%) Solaris
8 5 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.39%) CentOS
11 2 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.13%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (46.28%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (26.47%) TDD
3 188 (24.51%) Scrum
4 160 (20.86%) Continuous Integration
5 125 (16.30%) OO
6 101 (13.17%) BDD
7 97 (12.65%) Unit Testing
8 94 (12.26%) MVC
9 93 (12.13%) E-Commerce
10 87 (11.34%) SOA
11 85 (11.08%) SDLC
12 58 (7.56%) Test Automation
13 55 (7.17%) UML
13 55 (7.17%) Software Engineering
14 51 (6.65%) Content Management
14 51 (6.65%) CRM
15 49 (6.39%) Open Source
16 44 (5.74%) Kanban
16 44 (5.74%) Automated Testing
16 44 (5.74%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 374 (48.76%) Java
2 258 (33.64%) JavaScript
3 202 (26.34%) SQL
4 164 (21.38%) C#
5 51 (6.65%) T-SQL
6 49 (6.39%) Groovy
7 38 (4.95%) PHP
8 37 (4.82%) Python
9 35 (4.56%) Objective-C
10 34 (4.43%) Ruby
11 27 (3.52%) XPath
11 27 (3.52%) PL/SQL
11 27 (3.52%) Perl
12 23 (3.00%) Scala
12 23 (3.00%) Apple Swift
13 20 (2.61%) C++
14 18 (2.35%) VB.NET
15 13 (1.69%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.43%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 88 (11.47%) Degree
2 41 (5.35%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.69%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.43%) ISEB
7 8 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.65%) HND
8 5 (0.65%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.52%) CISSP
10 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.39%) CCNP
10 3 (0.39%) CCNA
10 3 (0.39%) JNCIA
10 3 (0.39%) JNCIS
11 2 (0.26%) PMP
11 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (7.95%) QA
2 10 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.52%) HL7
4 3 (0.39%) COBIT
4 3 (0.39%) COSO
5 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.17%) Docker
3 6 (0.78%) vSphere
4 4 (0.52%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.39%) NFS
6 2 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (4.43%) Puppet
2 18 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (1.04%) HP UCMDB
4 8 (1.04%) Ansible
5 5 (0.65%) Salt
6 4 (0.52%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.39%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.26%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.26%) yum
9 1 (0.13%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.13%) Jitterbit
9 1 (0.13%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 152 (19.82%) Oracle
2 91 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.00%) IBM
4 37 (4.82%) Sybase
5 35 (4.56%) ServiceNow
6 30 (3.91%) Atlassian
7 27 (3.52%) HP
8 22 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (2.35%) Google
10 16 (2.09%) Perforce
11 14 (1.83%) VMware
11 14 (1.83%) ATG
11 14 (1.83%) hybris
12 13 (1.69%) Sun
13 12 (1.56%) Endeca
14 11 (1.43%) TIBCO
14 11 (1.43%) Adobe
15 10 (1.30%) Dell
15 10 (1.30%) Red Hat
15 10 (1.30%) Splunk
Enfield, Middlesex
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Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
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Rate: £400 - £550 Per Day (depending on experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £410 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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