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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 155 167 158
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 345 336 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.41% 1.33% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.66% 4.27% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 248 256
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +26.02%
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
7396 7878 7768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.20% 31.30% 29.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5315 5699 5441
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 47 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +15 55 £400 -15.78% 25
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £215 -
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 409 (57.93%) Java
2 403 (57.08%) Web Services
3 366 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
4 347 (49.15%) XML
5 312 (44.19%) REST
6 263 (37.25%) HTML
7 234 (33.14%) Scrum
8 219 (31.02%) Oracle
9 202 (28.61%) JavaScript
10 199 (28.19%) TDD
11 192 (27.20%) SQL
12 146 (20.68%) MVC
13 140 (19.83%) Spring
14 135 (19.12%) JSON
15 133 (18.84%) CSS
16 129 (18.27%) J2EE
17 128 (18.13%) Maven
18 126 (17.85%) SOA
19 122 (17.28%) Linux
20 121 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
21 119 (16.86%) .NET
21 119 (16.86%) WSDL
22 116 (16.43%) RESTful
23 112 (15.86%) Git (software)
24 109 (15.44%) C#
25 107 (15.16%) Subversion
26 106 (15.01%) OO
27 104 (14.73%) XSD
28 101 (14.31%) JBoss
29 95 (13.46%) E-Commerce

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 53 (7.51%) WebLogic
2 52 (7.37%) Apache
3 50 (7.08%) Tomcat
4 42 (5.95%) WebSphere
5 28 (3.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 25 (3.54%) IIS
7 20 (2.83%) Confluence
8 18 (2.55%) CMS
8 18 (2.55%) Apache Solr
9 16 (2.27%) AquaLogic
10 14 (1.98%) Node.js
11 10 (1.42%) ArcGIS
11 10 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (1.42%) Mule
12 9 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
13 7 (0.99%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.99%) SharePoint
13 7 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.99%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 10 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.99%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.99%) MS Office
3 5 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (2.12%) Workday HCM
2 13 (1.84%) SAP HR
3 11 (1.56%) Magento
4 8 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.42%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.28%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.14%) Tridion
9 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.83%) Force.com
2 6 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.85%) GitHub
3 5 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.71%) Heroku
3 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.42%) SaaS
5 2 (0.28%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 85 (12.04%) HTTP
2 29 (4.11%) SSL
3 21 (2.97%) Internet
4 14 (1.98%) FTP
5 10 (1.42%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.27%) Firewall
7 5 (0.71%) DNS
8 4 (0.57%) LDAP
8 4 (0.57%) VoIP
8 4 (0.57%) SSH
8 4 (0.57%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.42%) 2G
9 3 (0.42%) 4G
9 3 (0.42%) 3G
10 2 (0.28%) DVB
10 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.28%) VPN
10 2 (0.28%) SMTP
10 2 (0.28%) SNMP
10 2 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 71 (10.06%) MySQL
3 49 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 45 (6.37%) Oracle Database
5 41 (5.81%) NoSQL
6 37 (5.24%) MongoDB
7 21 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (2.41%) RDBMS
8 17 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.56%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.42%) DB2
13 9 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (1.27%) Redis
14 8 (1.13%) SQLite
15 7 (0.99%) Spotfire
15 7 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 128 (18.13%) Maven
2 112 (15.86%) Git (software)
3 107 (15.16%) Subversion
4 77 (10.91%) Ant
5 73 (10.34%) JUnit
6 65 (9.21%) JIRA
7 64 (9.07%) Jenkins
8 55 (7.79%) Eclipse
9 48 (6.80%) Selenium
10 43 (6.09%) Cucumber
11 42 (5.95%) SoapUI
12 27 (3.82%) WebDriver
13 25 (3.54%) JBehave
13 25 (3.54%) Visual Studio
14 21 (2.97%) Hudson
15 18 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (2.41%) eggPlant
17 15 (2.12%) Mercurial
18 13 (1.84%) JMeter
18 13 (1.84%) Calabash
General
1 93 (13.17%) Finance
2 56 (7.93%) Banking
3 53 (7.51%) Retail
4 33 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.84%) Advertising
6 13 (1.84%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.42%) Back Office
8 7 (0.99%) Games
9 6 (0.85%) Publishing
9 6 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.85%) Front Office
9 6 (0.85%) Marketing
10 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.42%) Legal
11 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 416 (58.92%) Developer
2 139 (19.69%) Java Developer
3 77 (10.91%) Architect
4 47 (6.66%) Senior Developer
5 44 (6.23%) .NET Developer
6 38 (5.38%) Consultant
7 36 (5.10%) Analyst
8 32 (4.53%) Web Developer
9 28 (3.97%) Tester
10 24 (3.40%) Software Engineer
11 23 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
12 22 (3.12%) Technical Architect
12 22 (3.12%) C# Developer
12 22 (3.12%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 19 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
13 19 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (2.69%) Software Developer
14 18 (2.55%) Test Analyst
14 18 (2.55%) PHP Developer
15 16 (2.27%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (57.08%) Web Services
2 347 (49.15%) XML
3 312 (44.19%) REST
4 263 (37.25%) HTML
5 140 (19.83%) Spring
6 135 (19.12%) JSON
7 133 (18.84%) CSS
8 129 (18.27%) J2EE
9 119 (16.86%) .NET
9 119 (16.86%) WSDL
10 116 (16.43%) RESTful
11 104 (14.73%) XSD
12 90 (12.75%) jQuery
13 75 (10.62%) JMS
14 70 (9.92%) HTML5
15 63 (8.92%) XSLT
16 61 (8.64%) Middleware
17 59 (8.36%) Ajax
17 59 (8.36%) ASP.NET
18 56 (7.93%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.81%) Social Media
3 39 (5.52%) iPad
4 38 (5.38%) Open Source
5 32 (4.53%) Data Integration
6 27 (3.82%) Mobile App
7 18 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.27%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.98%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.84%) User Experience
11 12 (1.70%) Visualisation
12 11 (1.56%) Digital Media
13 8 (1.13%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.85%) Blackberry
14 6 (0.85%) Life Science
14 6 (0.85%) PKI
14 6 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
14 6 (0.85%) iPhone
15 5 (0.71%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 122 (17.28%) Linux
2 57 (8.07%) UNIX
3 46 (6.52%) Windows
4 42 (5.95%) Android
5 31 (4.39%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.99%) Solaris
8 6 (0.85%) CentOS
9 5 (0.71%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.42%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.28%) HPUX
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.14%) AIX
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (33.14%) Scrum
3 199 (28.19%) TDD
4 146 (20.68%) MVC
5 126 (17.85%) SOA
6 121 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
7 106 (15.01%) OO
8 95 (13.46%) E-Commerce
9 83 (11.76%) Content Management
10 82 (11.61%) BDD
11 76 (10.76%) UML
12 65 (9.21%) ERP
12 65 (9.21%) Migration
13 63 (8.92%) Web Development
14 56 (7.93%) Waterfall
15 51 (7.22%) Software Engineering
16 49 (6.94%) Data Migration
17 42 (5.95%) Test Automation
17 42 (5.95%) Configuration Management
18 37 (5.24%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 409 (57.93%) Java
2 202 (28.61%) JavaScript
3 192 (27.20%) SQL
4 109 (15.44%) C#
5 76 (10.76%) Groovy
6 57 (8.07%) PHP
7 44 (6.23%) Python
8 41 (5.81%) PL/SQL
9 35 (4.96%) XPath
10 28 (3.97%) Ruby
10 28 (3.97%) C++
11 26 (3.68%) Apex Code
12 24 (3.40%) Perl
13 23 (3.26%) T-SQL
14 21 (2.97%) C
15 20 (2.83%) Scala
16 14 (1.98%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.84%) VB.NET
18 11 (1.56%) XQuery
18 11 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (6.52%) Degree
2 31 (4.39%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.13%) ISEB
4 8 (1.13%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.57%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.57%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.81%) QA
2 2 (0.28%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.14%) HL7
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.57%) vCloud
2 4 (0.57%) HDFS
3 3 (0.42%) Cygwin
4 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.28%) NDS
4 2 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (4.82%) Puppet
2 21 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.99%) Capistrano
5 6 (0.85%) Nagios
6 5 (0.71%) Control-M
7 4 (0.57%) OpenSSO
7 4 (0.57%) YUM
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.42%) Ansible
9 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.28%) SCOM
9 2 (0.28%) CA SiteMinder
9 2 (0.28%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.28%) Oozie
10 1 (0.14%) CA LISA
10 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.14%) Netcool
Vendors
1 219 (31.02%) Oracle
2 101 (14.31%) JBoss
3 51 (7.22%) Microsoft
4 50 (7.08%) Salesforce.com
5 46 (6.52%) IBM
6 41 (5.81%) Endeca
7 40 (5.67%) ATG
8 38 (5.38%) Perforce
9 25 (3.54%) Google
10 24 (3.40%) SAP
11 22 (3.12%) Atlassian
12 18 (2.55%) BEA
13 14 (1.98%) TIBCO
14 13 (1.84%) PeopleSoft
15 11 (1.56%) Informatica
16 10 (1.42%) ESRI
16 10 (1.42%) HP
17 9 (1.27%) Adobe
18 8 (1.13%) VMware
19 7 (0.99%) Sun
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
360 Resourcing
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aquent
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £220.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago