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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 151 179 151
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -28
Contract jobs citing SOAP 376 323 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.52% 1.27% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 4.10% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 253 253
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £327 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 - £38.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 - £34.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 - £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.69%
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
7493 7874 7523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.38% 31.06% 30.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5504 5736 5344
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 73
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £59.87 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

SOAP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 October 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 +23 71 £425 -10.52% 38
Enfield - 2 £250 -
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 398 (56.86%) Java
2 388 (55.43%) Web Services
3 365 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
4 364 (52.00%) XML
5 313 (44.71%) REST
6 257 (36.71%) HTML
7 233 (33.29%) Scrum
8 204 (29.14%) JavaScript
9 202 (28.86%) SQL
10 201 (28.71%) Oracle
11 179 (25.57%) TDD
12 144 (20.57%) CSS
13 136 (19.43%) Spring
14 130 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
15 129 (18.43%) Maven
15 129 (18.43%) JSON
16 124 (17.71%) MVC
17 120 (17.14%) J2EE
17 120 (17.14%) WSDL
18 118 (16.86%) Git (software)
19 117 (16.71%) SOA
20 111 (15.86%) .NET
20 111 (15.86%) Linux
21 109 (15.57%) C#
21 109 (15.57%) Subversion
22 104 (14.86%) XSD
23 102 (14.57%) OO
23 102 (14.57%) Finance
23 102 (14.57%) RESTful
24 101 (14.43%) jQuery

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 98 (14.00%) JBoss
2 55 (7.86%) Apache
3 53 (7.57%) Tomcat
4 50 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 40 (5.71%) WebSphere
6 33 (4.71%) CMS
7 27 (3.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 24 (3.43%) Confluence
9 22 (3.14%) IIS
10 15 (2.14%) AquaLogic
11 14 (2.00%) Node.js
12 12 (1.71%) Adobe CQ
12 12 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (1.57%) ArcGIS
13 11 (1.57%) Apache Solr
14 9 (1.29%) SharePoint
15 8 (1.14%) Mule
15 8 (1.14%) WordPress
16 7 (1.00%) Drupal
16 7 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (1.14%) MS Office
2 7 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.86%) MS Excel
4 5 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.29%) MS Project
6 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (1.86%) Workday HCM
2 12 (1.71%) SAP HR
3 10 (1.43%) Magento
4 9 (1.29%) BusinessWorks
4 9 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.43%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.14%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.29%) Force.com
2 7 (1.00%) Heroku
3 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.86%) GitHub
4 5 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.43%) SaaS
6 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 80 (11.43%) HTTP
2 29 (4.14%) SSL
3 24 (3.43%) Internet
4 13 (1.86%) FTP
5 8 (1.14%) Intranet
6 6 (0.86%) LDAP
7 4 (0.57%) VoIP
7 4 (0.57%) DNS
7 4 (0.57%) Firewall
7 4 (0.57%) SSH
8 3 (0.43%) VPN
9 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.29%) 3G
9 2 (0.29%) DVB
9 2 (0.29%) SMTP
9 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.29%) 4G
9 2 (0.29%) 2G
10 1 (0.14%) M3UA
10 1 (0.14%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (9.86%) MySQL
3 50 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 45 (6.43%) Oracle Database
5 37 (5.29%) NoSQL
6 33 (4.71%) MongoDB
7 25 (3.57%) RDBMS
8 18 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (2.14%) DB2
11 15 (2.14%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.29%) CouchDB
13 9 (1.29%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (1.29%) Redis
14 8 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 129 (18.43%) Maven
2 118 (16.86%) Git (software)
3 109 (15.57%) Subversion
4 75 (10.71%) Ant
5 69 (9.86%) JIRA
6 66 (9.43%) JUnit
7 65 (9.29%) Jenkins
8 52 (7.43%) Eclipse
8 52 (7.43%) Selenium
9 46 (6.57%) SoapUI
10 35 (5.00%) Cucumber
11 26 (3.71%) Visual Studio
12 23 (3.29%) WebDriver
13 20 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (2.86%) Hudson
14 19 (2.71%) JMeter
15 18 (2.57%) JBehave
16 15 (2.14%) Mercurial
16 15 (2.14%) QuickTest Pro
17 8 (1.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 102 (14.57%) Finance
2 71 (10.14%) Banking
3 56 (8.00%) Retail
4 35 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.43%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.71%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.43%) Advertising
8 9 (1.29%) Back Office
9 8 (1.14%) Front Office
9 8 (1.14%) Publishing
10 6 (0.86%) Games
10 6 (0.86%) Legal
10 6 (0.86%) Marketing
11 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.57%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.29%) Billing
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 425 (60.71%) Developer
2 130 (18.57%) Java Developer
3 75 (10.71%) Architect
4 49 (7.00%) Senior Developer
5 44 (6.29%) Analyst
6 40 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 33 (4.71%) Consultant
8 32 (4.57%) Web Developer
9 26 (3.71%) Tester
9 26 (3.71%) C# Developer
10 24 (3.43%) PHP Developer
11 23 (3.29%) Senior Java Developer
11 23 (3.29%) Software Engineer
12 22 (3.14%) Test Analyst
13 20 (2.86%) Technical Architect
13 20 (2.86%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 20 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
14 17 (2.43%) Middleware Developer
15 16 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
16 14 (2.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (55.43%) Web Services
2 364 (52.00%) XML
3 313 (44.71%) REST
4 257 (36.71%) HTML
5 144 (20.57%) CSS
6 136 (19.43%) Spring
7 129 (18.43%) JSON
8 120 (17.14%) J2EE
8 120 (17.14%) WSDL
9 111 (15.86%) .NET
10 104 (14.86%) XSD
11 102 (14.57%) RESTful
12 101 (14.43%) jQuery
13 76 (10.86%) JMS
14 68 (9.71%) HTML5
15 64 (9.14%) Ajax
16 60 (8.57%) Middleware
17 56 (8.00%) XSLT
18 50 (7.14%) ASP.NET
18 50 (7.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.29%) Social Media
2 44 (6.29%) Open Source
3 38 (5.43%) iPad
4 32 (4.57%) Data Integration
5 25 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.43%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.29%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.29%) User Experience
8 14 (2.00%) Hedge funds
9 12 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.43%) Visualisation
11 9 (1.29%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.29%) Derivative
12 8 (1.14%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.00%) PKI
14 6 (0.86%) W3C
14 6 (0.86%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 111 (15.86%) Linux
2 52 (7.43%) UNIX
3 42 (6.00%) Windows
4 35 (5.00%) Android
5 26 (3.71%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.00%) Solaris
8 6 (0.86%) CentOS
9 5 (0.71%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.57%) AIX
11 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.29%) HPUX
12 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (33.29%) Scrum
3 179 (25.57%) TDD
4 130 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
5 124 (17.71%) MVC
6 117 (16.71%) SOA
7 102 (14.57%) OO
8 90 (12.86%) E-Commerce
9 85 (12.14%) Content Management
10 76 (10.86%) UML
11 67 (9.57%) Migration
12 65 (9.29%) ERP
13 62 (8.86%) BDD
14 57 (8.14%) Web Development
15 51 (7.29%) Waterfall
16 48 (6.86%) Data Migration
16 48 (6.86%) Configuration Management
17 46 (6.57%) Software Engineering
17 46 (6.57%) Release Management
18 43 (6.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 398 (56.86%) Java
2 204 (29.14%) JavaScript
3 202 (28.86%) SQL
4 109 (15.57%) C#
5 65 (9.29%) Groovy
6 52 (7.43%) PHP
7 44 (6.29%) PL/SQL
8 37 (5.29%) Python
9 34 (4.86%) XPath
10 25 (3.57%) Apex Code
11 24 (3.43%) Scala
12 22 (3.14%) C++
13 21 (3.00%) Ruby
14 17 (2.43%) Perl
15 14 (2.00%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.86%) C
17 11 (1.57%) Objective-C
17 11 (1.57%) XQuery
17 11 (1.57%) T-SQL
18 9 (1.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (5.71%) Degree
2 34 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.00%) ISEB
5 6 (0.86%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.57%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.57%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.14%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.43%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) WCAG
2 2 (0.29%) WAI
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 2 (0.29%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.29%) NDS
3 2 (0.29%) vSphere
4 1 (0.14%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 39 (5.57%) Puppet
2 21 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.86%) Capistrano
5 4 (0.57%) YUM
5 4 (0.57%) Nagios
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.43%) Control-M
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.43%) Ansible
7 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.29%) Oozie
7 2 (0.29%) SCOM
7 2 (0.29%) OpenSSO
7 2 (0.29%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.14%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 201 (28.71%) Oracle
2 51 (7.29%) Microsoft
3 47 (6.71%) Salesforce.com
4 44 (6.29%) IBM
5 41 (5.86%) Endeca
6 40 (5.71%) ATG
7 38 (5.43%) Perforce
8 27 (3.86%) Google
9 25 (3.57%) Atlassian
10 22 (3.14%) SAP
11 17 (2.43%) BEA
11 17 (2.43%) TIBCO
12 15 (2.14%) Informatica
12 15 (2.14%) ServiceNow
13 14 (2.00%) HP
13 14 (2.00%) Adobe
14 12 (1.71%) PeopleSoft
15 11 (1.57%) ESRI
16 9 (1.29%) hybris
17 8 (1.14%) RedDot
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
North London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
GCI Consulting Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Attractive Daily Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Yoh
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Central London / West End
VIRTUATel Ltd
Rate: Rate negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago