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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 137 144 164
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Contract jobs citing SOAP 327 307 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.59% 1.45% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.37% 4.88% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 216 182
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
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 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £26.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
6091 6296 5825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.65% 29.65% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4435 4440 4252
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £285
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 23 58 49
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +79.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £147.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 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 6 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
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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 +8 75 £450 +2.27% 30
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 - - 3
Canary Wharf - 4 - -
Hammersmith - 4 £470 -
Docklands, London - 3 £383 -
Bromley +10 2 £475 -9.52% 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Surbiton - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 403 (58.49%) Web Services
2 346 (50.22%) Java
3 319 (46.30%) XML
4 318 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 304 (44.12%) REST
6 247 (35.85%) HTML
7 231 (33.53%) SQL
8 225 (32.66%) JavaScript
9 184 (26.71%) CSS
10 163 (23.66%) Oracle
11 156 (22.64%) TDD
12 143 (20.75%) Scrum
12 143 (20.75%) Spring
13 139 (20.17%) .NET
14 131 (19.01%) Maven
15 122 (17.71%) C#
16 117 (16.98%) Linux
17 112 (16.26%) Finance
18 111 (16.11%) RESTful
19 110 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
20 94 (13.64%) SOA
21 89 (12.92%) Subversion
22 88 (12.77%) OO
23 87 (12.63%) Git (software)
24 86 (12.48%) Microsoft
25 85 (12.34%) JSON
26 84 (12.19%) J2EE
27 83 (12.05%) jQuery
28 82 (11.90%) JUnit
29 80 (11.61%) Degree

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 61 (8.85%) WebLogic
2 56 (8.13%) Tomcat
3 52 (7.55%) JBoss
4 50 (7.26%) Apache
5 36 (5.22%) CMS
6 27 (3.92%) WebSphere
6 27 (3.92%) Mule
7 22 (3.19%) IIS
8 20 (2.90%) SharePoint
9 16 (2.32%) Adobe CQ
10 14 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (1.89%) Confluence
12 12 (1.74%) Node.js
13 8 (1.16%) ArcGIS
14 7 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
14 7 (1.02%) Drupal
15 6 (0.87%) WordPress
16 5 (0.73%) GlassFish
16 5 (0.73%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.89%) MS Office
3 5 (0.73%) MS Project
3 5 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.45%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (1.02%) Magento
4 3 (0.44%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.29%) Summit
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.29%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.15%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.15%) Radian6
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.61%) GitHub
2 16 (2.32%) SaaS
3 10 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.31%) Force.com
5 8 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.87%) Heroku
7 3 (0.44%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (9.14%) HTTP
2 28 (4.06%) SSL
3 24 (3.48%) LDAP
4 17 (2.47%) VPN
5 16 (2.32%) VLAN
6 15 (2.18%) Internet
6 15 (2.18%) DNS
7 10 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.02%) Intranet
8 7 (1.02%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.87%) VoIP
10 4 (0.58%) 4G
11 3 (0.44%) PABX
11 3 (0.44%) MD110
11 3 (0.44%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.44%) ADSL
11 3 (0.44%) ISDN
12 2 (0.29%) FTP
12 2 (0.29%) GSM
12 2 (0.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.55%) MySQL
3 43 (6.24%) Relational Database
4 39 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 36 (5.22%) NoSQL
6 35 (5.08%) MongoDB
7 28 (4.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 22 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (3.05%) RDBMS
10 19 (2.76%) Hadoop
11 16 (2.32%) DB2
12 15 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (2.03%) CouchDB
14 13 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (1.89%) Big Data
15 11 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
15 11 (1.60%) OLTP
15 11 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 131 (19.01%) Maven
2 89 (12.92%) Subversion
3 87 (12.63%) Git (software)
4 82 (11.90%) JUnit
5 72 (10.45%) SoapUI
6 64 (9.29%) Selenium
7 56 (8.13%) Jenkins
8 54 (7.84%) JIRA
9 47 (6.82%) Ant
10 37 (5.37%) Eclipse
11 31 (4.50%) Cucumber
12 25 (3.63%) WebDriver
13 21 (3.05%) Visual Studio
14 20 (2.90%) QuickTest Pro
14 20 (2.90%) JMeter
15 17 (2.47%) JBehave
16 14 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (1.89%) LoadRunner
18 12 (1.74%) TeamCity
19 11 (1.60%) Hudson
General
1 112 (16.26%) Finance
2 74 (10.74%) Banking
3 40 (5.81%) Retail
4 28 (4.06%) Marketing
5 23 (3.34%) Games
6 20 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.18%) Advertising
7 15 (2.18%) Investment Banking
8 14 (2.03%) Legal
9 9 (1.31%) Front Office
10 7 (1.02%) Back Office
10 7 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.58%) Law
14 2 (0.29%) Publishing
14 2 (0.29%) Automotive
14 2 (0.29%) French Language
15 1 (0.15%) German Language
15 1 (0.15%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 419 (60.81%) Developer
2 148 (21.48%) Java Developer
3 68 (9.87%) Senior Developer
4 64 (9.29%) Consultant
5 58 (8.42%) Analyst
6 50 (7.26%) Architect
7 32 (4.64%) Test Analyst
8 29 (4.21%) Technical Consultant
9 28 (4.06%) C# Developer
9 28 (4.06%) ServiceNow Developer
10 27 (3.92%) PHP Developer
10 27 (3.92%) .NET Developer
11 25 (3.63%) Tester
12 23 (3.34%) Senior Java Developer
13 17 (2.47%) Senior Consultant
14 16 (2.32%) C# .NET Developer
15 15 (2.18%) Automation Tester
15 15 (2.18%) ServiceNow Consultant
15 15 (2.18%) ITSM Consultant
15 15 (2.18%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (58.49%) Web Services
2 319 (46.30%) XML
3 304 (44.12%) REST
4 247 (35.85%) HTML
5 184 (26.71%) CSS
6 143 (20.75%) Spring
7 139 (20.17%) .NET
8 111 (16.11%) RESTful
9 85 (12.34%) JSON
10 84 (12.19%) J2EE
11 83 (12.05%) jQuery
12 79 (11.47%) JMS
13 73 (10.60%) HTML5
14 68 (9.87%) Hibernate
15 58 (8.42%) Ajax
16 55 (7.98%) XSD
17 49 (7.11%) JSP
18 45 (6.53%) WCF
19 43 (6.24%) Java EE
20 42 (6.10%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (8.13%) Open Source
3 30 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 30 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (4.21%) iPad
5 26 (3.77%) Social Media
5 26 (3.77%) Derivative
6 19 (2.76%) Equity Derivative
7 16 (2.32%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.32%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.32%) User Experience
8 15 (2.18%) Visualisation
8 15 (2.18%) Online Games
8 15 (2.18%) CMDB
8 15 (2.18%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.60%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.31%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.31%) Equities
11 8 (1.16%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.16%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 117 (16.98%) Linux
2 58 (8.42%) Windows
3 39 (5.66%) UNIX
4 19 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.61%) Android
6 17 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.87%) AIX
7 6 (0.87%) Solaris
8 5 (0.73%) CentOS
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (22.64%) TDD
3 143 (20.75%) Scrum
4 110 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
5 94 (13.64%) SOA
6 88 (12.77%) OO
7 80 (11.61%) BDD
8 72 (10.45%) MVC
9 64 (9.29%) E-Commerce
10 48 (6.97%) Content Management
11 45 (6.53%) Unit Testing
12 44 (6.39%) CRM
13 43 (6.24%) UML
14 42 (6.10%) Web Development
15 39 (5.66%) ERP
16 38 (5.52%) Service Management
17 36 (5.22%) ETL
18 34 (4.93%) Waterfall
19 33 (4.79%) Data Modelling
20 31 (4.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 346 (50.22%) Java
2 231 (33.53%) SQL
3 225 (32.66%) JavaScript
4 122 (17.71%) C#
5 74 (10.74%) PL/SQL
6 54 (7.84%) PHP
7 40 (5.81%) Groovy
8 28 (4.06%) Ruby
8 28 (4.06%) T-SQL
8 28 (4.06%) Python
9 19 (2.76%) Scala
10 17 (2.47%) Apex Code
10 17 (2.47%) Perl
11 12 (1.74%) Objective-C
11 12 (1.74%) Bash Shell
12 11 (1.60%) C++
13 10 (1.45%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.16%) VB
14 8 (1.16%) PHP5
15 6 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 80 (11.61%) Degree
2 26 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (2.61%) VCP4
5 12 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.02%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (1.02%) MCITP
6 7 (1.02%) ISEB
7 6 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.73%) MCSE
9 4 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.44%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.29%) CISSP
12 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.15%) CCIE
12 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.15%) MBA
12 1 (0.15%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.13%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) SLA
2 2 (0.29%) WCAG
2 2 (0.29%) WAI
3 1 (0.15%) COBIT
3 1 (0.15%) HL7
3 1 (0.15%) DICOM
System Software
1 5 (0.73%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.73%) vSphere
1 5 (0.73%) vCloud
2 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.44%) NFS
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (3.77%) Puppet
2 17 (2.47%) HP SiteScope
3 15 (2.18%) HP UCMDB
4 12 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.16%) Control-M
6 5 (0.73%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.73%) OpenSSO
6 5 (0.73%) StatsD
6 5 (0.73%) Kibana
7 4 (0.58%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.44%) Ansible
8 3 (0.44%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 2 (0.29%) SCOM
10 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.15%) Nagios
10 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 163 (23.66%) Oracle
2 86 (12.48%) Microsoft
3 43 (6.24%) Salesforce.com
4 42 (6.10%) HP
5 36 (5.22%) Red Hat
6 30 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 27 (3.92%) Citrix
8 26 (3.77%) SAP
8 26 (3.77%) ATG
9 25 (3.63%) Endeca
10 21 (3.05%) Perforce
11 20 (2.90%) IBM
12 19 (2.76%) Informatica
12 19 (2.76%) Google
12 19 (2.76%) Zend
13 18 (2.61%) Adobe
14 17 (2.47%) TIBCO
15 12 (1.74%) VMware
15 12 (1.74%) Cisco
16 11 (1.60%) hybris
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Posted: 14 hours ago
London
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London
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Posted: 22 hours ago
London
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Rate: From £575 to £600 per day
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Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
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