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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 123 141 137
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 436 359 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.98% 1.59% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.18% 5.18% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 259 267
Median daily rate £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £51.00 £22.18 £95.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.93% -76.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.71%
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
7059 6928 6960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.01% 30.62% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5433 4969 5108
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 17
Median hourly rate £43.04 £22.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £16.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.17 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +7 56 £455 +13.04% 28
Croydon -5 5 £418 -1.76%
Docklands, London +10 4 £430 +56.36%
Osterley -2 4 £515 -2.83%
Paddington +8 3 £550 +4.76%
Bromley - 2 £513 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £356 -
Feltham - 1 £425 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 497 (60.91%) Java
2 470 (57.60%) Web Services
3 435 (53.31%) REST
4 381 (46.69%) Agile Software Development
5 345 (42.28%) XML
6 255 (31.25%) SQL
7 252 (30.88%) JavaScript
8 246 (30.15%) HTML
9 233 (28.55%) Oracle
10 200 (24.51%) TDD
11 192 (23.53%) Scrum
12 190 (23.28%) Git (software)
13 184 (22.55%) Spring
14 183 (22.43%) JSON
15 170 (20.83%) Finance
16 169 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
17 165 (20.22%) CSS
18 163 (19.98%) RESTful
19 161 (19.73%) Maven
20 155 (19.00%) Linux
21 137 (16.79%) JMS
22 130 (15.93%) OO
23 129 (15.81%) Banking
24 128 (15.69%) JUnit
25 126 (15.44%) SOA
26 124 (15.20%) .NET
27 122 (14.95%) Selenium
28 121 (14.83%) J2EE
29 118 (14.46%) Jenkins
30 114 (13.97%) JIRA

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 82 (10.05%) Tomcat
2 61 (7.48%) Node.js
3 49 (6.00%) WebLogic
4 43 (5.27%) CMS
5 41 (5.02%) Jetty
6 36 (4.41%) Mule
7 33 (4.04%) WebSphere
8 32 (3.92%) nginx
9 30 (3.68%) Apache
10 28 (3.43%) JBoss
11 26 (3.19%) IIS
12 19 (2.33%) Mule ESB
12 19 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
13 18 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
14 15 (1.84%) SharePoint
15 13 (1.59%) MQSeries
16 11 (1.35%) Liferay
17 10 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 9 (1.10%) Alfresco
18 9 (1.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.10%) MS Office
3 7 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (3.19%) Payment Gateway
2 18 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (1.35%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.37%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.25%) Revive Adserver
8 1 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.12%) RMDS
8 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.72%) Force.com
3 14 (1.72%) GitHub
4 11 (1.35%) SaaS
5 10 (1.23%) PaaS
6 8 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.86%) Google App Engine
7 7 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.74%) Oracle CX
9 5 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.61%) IaaS
10 4 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.49%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.49%) Lucidchart
10 4 (0.49%) Office 365
10 4 (0.49%) Route 53
10 4 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (8.21%) HTTP
2 21 (2.57%) LDAP
3 20 (2.45%) SSL
4 16 (1.96%) SNMP
5 14 (1.72%) FTP
6 13 (1.59%) HTTPS
7 11 (1.35%) Internet
7 11 (1.35%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.23%) VPN
9 8 (0.98%) Firewall
9 8 (0.98%) SSH
10 6 (0.74%) SMTP
10 6 (0.74%) WinSCP
11 4 (0.49%) Intranet
12 3 (0.37%) DMZ
13 2 (0.25%) BIG-IP
13 2 (0.25%) LAN
13 2 (0.25%) VoIP
13 2 (0.25%) Wireless
14 1 (0.12%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 79 (9.68%) MySQL
3 68 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 67 (8.21%) NoSQL
5 46 (5.64%) MongoDB
6 38 (4.66%) Oracle Database
7 32 (3.92%) RDBMS
8 29 (3.55%) Apache Hive
8 29 (3.55%) Impala
8 29 (3.55%) Neo4j
9 27 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (2.45%) Big Data
12 16 (1.96%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (1.47%) HBase
16 10 (1.23%) DB2
16 10 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 190 (23.28%) Git (software)
2 161 (19.73%) Maven
3 128 (15.69%) JUnit
4 122 (14.95%) Selenium
5 118 (14.46%) Jenkins
6 114 (13.97%) JIRA
7 107 (13.11%) SoapUI
8 97 (11.89%) Subversion
9 61 (7.48%) Mockito
10 48 (5.88%) Eclipse
11 38 (4.66%) Ant
11 38 (4.66%) Cucumber
12 30 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 29 (3.55%) Spock
13 29 (3.55%) TeamCity
14 28 (3.43%) WebDriver
15 24 (2.94%) Visual Studio
16 21 (2.57%) JMeter
16 21 (2.57%) NUnit
17 20 (2.45%) Gradle
General
1 170 (20.83%) Finance
2 129 (15.81%) Banking
3 67 (8.21%) Retail
4 58 (7.11%) Marketing
5 26 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.45%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.96%) Electronics
9 11 (1.35%) Advertising
9 11 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.23%) Front Office
10 10 (1.23%) Games
10 10 (1.23%) Legal
11 9 (1.10%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.86%) Back Office
13 6 (0.74%) Law
13 6 (0.74%) Publishing
13 6 (0.74%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.37%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 516 (63.24%) Developer
2 219 (26.84%) Java Developer
3 102 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 88 (10.78%) Architect
5 53 (6.50%) Analyst
6 43 (5.27%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 42 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
8 35 (4.29%) .NET Developer
8 35 (4.29%) C# Developer
8 35 (4.29%) Consultant
9 31 (3.80%) SQL Developer
10 28 (3.43%) Java Engineer
11 27 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
12 26 (3.19%) Test Analyst
12 26 (3.19%) Tester
13 25 (3.06%) Integration Developer
14 20 (2.45%) ServiceNow Developer
14 20 (2.45%) XML Developer
15 18 (2.21%) Agile Developer
15 18 (2.21%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 470 (57.60%) Web Services
2 435 (53.31%) REST
3 345 (42.28%) XML
4 246 (30.15%) HTML
5 184 (22.55%) Spring
6 183 (22.43%) JSON
7 165 (20.22%) CSS
8 163 (19.98%) RESTful
9 137 (16.79%) JMS
10 124 (15.20%) .NET
11 121 (14.83%) J2EE
12 86 (10.54%) Hibernate
13 80 (9.80%) AngularJS
14 72 (8.82%) Java EE
15 69 (8.46%) JSP
15 69 (8.46%) XSD
16 68 (8.33%) HTML5
17 62 (7.60%) Ajax
17 62 (7.60%) XSLT
18 58 (7.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.48%) Enterprise Software
2 51 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.66%) Computer Science
4 28 (3.43%) Mobile App
5 26 (3.19%) Social Media
6 23 (2.82%) iPad
7 16 (1.96%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.84%) User Experience
9 14 (1.72%) Data Integration
10 13 (1.59%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.23%) Video on Demand
12 9 (1.10%) SWIFT
13 8 (0.98%) Clustering
13 8 (0.98%) CMDB
14 7 (0.86%) Derivative
14 7 (0.86%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.86%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.74%) DataPower
15 6 (0.74%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 155 (19.00%) Linux
2 108 (13.24%) Unix
3 55 (6.74%) Windows
4 24 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.70%) Android
6 17 (2.08%) Solaris
7 12 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.74%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.61%) AIX
9 5 (0.61%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.49%) CentOS
10 4 (0.49%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.25%) SUSE
11 2 (0.25%) VMS
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (46.69%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (24.51%) TDD
3 192 (23.53%) Scrum
4 169 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
5 130 (15.93%) OO
6 126 (15.44%) SOA
7 97 (11.89%) BDD
8 88 (10.78%) SDLC
9 79 (9.68%) E-Commerce
10 72 (8.82%) Test Automation
11 66 (8.09%) Content Management
12 65 (7.97%) MVC
13 56 (6.86%) Continuous Delivery
14 55 (6.74%) Open Source
14 55 (6.74%) Web Development
15 54 (6.62%) Multithreading
16 53 (6.50%) Unit Testing
17 52 (6.37%) CRM
18 46 (5.64%) Software Engineering
18 46 (5.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 497 (60.91%) Java
2 255 (31.25%) SQL
3 252 (30.88%) JavaScript
4 107 (13.11%) C#
5 50 (6.13%) PL/SQL
5 50 (6.13%) Python
6 45 (5.51%) Apex Code
7 44 (5.39%) PHP
8 31 (3.80%) Shell Script
9 30 (3.68%) Groovy
10 29 (3.55%) SOQL
11 28 (3.43%) Perl
12 26 (3.19%) Scala
13 25 (3.06%) T-SQL
14 22 (2.70%) Objective-C
15 19 (2.33%) C
15 19 (2.33%) Ruby
16 17 (2.08%) Apple Swift
17 16 (1.96%) XPath
18 15 (1.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 75 (9.19%) Degree
2 51 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.96%) ISEB
5 13 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.86%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.25%) CISSP
8 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.25%) PMP
8 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) CEH
9 1 (0.12%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.12%) SANS
9 1 (0.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (8.82%) QA
2 14 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.23%) HL7
5 9 (1.10%) SLA
6 6 (0.74%) SEPA
7 4 (0.49%) WCAG
8 2 (0.25%) COBIT
8 2 (0.25%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 27 (3.31%) Docker
2 10 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.98%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.37%) KVM
4 3 (0.37%) Xen
5 2 (0.25%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.25%) Firmware
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (4.53%) Puppet
2 34 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (1.59%) Nagios
5 10 (1.23%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.86%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.61%) Ansible
7 5 (0.61%) CloudHub
8 4 (0.49%) Netcool
8 4 (0.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 4 (0.49%) Netcool/Webtop
9 3 (0.37%) Control-M
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
9 3 (0.37%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.25%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.25%) Grafana
10 2 (0.25%) Jitterbit
10 2 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 233 (28.55%) Oracle
2 80 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 54 (6.62%) IBM
4 53 (6.50%) Salesforce.com
5 38 (4.66%) HP
6 31 (3.80%) ATG
7 29 (3.55%) ServiceNow
8 26 (3.19%) Endeca
9 22 (2.70%) Google
10 19 (2.33%) Informatica
10 19 (2.33%) SAP
11 15 (1.84%) Atlassian
11 15 (1.84%) MuleSoft
12 13 (1.59%) CA
12 13 (1.59%) TIBCO
12 13 (1.59%) VMware
13 10 (1.23%) Adobe
13 10 (1.23%) Siebel
14 9 (1.10%) Remedy
14 9 (1.10%) WSO2
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