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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 126 151 161
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +10
Contract jobs citing SOAP 432 376 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.95% 1.59% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.95% 5.07% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 269 214
Median daily rate £458 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £317 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £27.66 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £39.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +2.56%
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
7265 7418 7219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.80% 31.43% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5483 5415 5162
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 52 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £62.50 £51.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +24 70 £478 +12.35% 28
Croydon -9 12 £431 -4.16% 6
Docklands, London +17 5 £430 +30.30%
Osterley - 4 £515 -
Uxbridge 0 2 - - 2
Paddington -2 2 £550 +10.00%
Bromley - 2 £450 - 2
Feltham - 2 £370 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +4 1 £500 +66.66%
Hammersmith +2 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £413 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 530 (60.50%) Java
2 517 (59.02%) REST
3 503 (57.42%) Web Services
4 410 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
5 370 (42.24%) XML
6 266 (30.37%) SQL
7 260 (29.68%) JavaScript
8 247 (28.20%) HTML
9 222 (25.34%) Oracle
10 217 (24.77%) Scrum
11 201 (22.95%) TDD
12 200 (22.83%) Finance
13 199 (22.72%) Spring
14 190 (21.69%) JSON
15 186 (21.23%) Git (software)
16 171 (19.52%) CSS
17 166 (18.95%) Linux
18 159 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
19 153 (17.47%) RESTful
20 152 (17.35%) Maven
21 139 (15.87%) SOA
22 133 (15.18%) JMS
23 131 (14.95%) J2EE
24 129 (14.73%) Banking
25 125 (14.27%) JUnit
26 123 (14.04%) OO
27 115 (13.13%) Jenkins
28 114 (13.01%) Selenium
29 113 (12.90%) SoapUI
30 111 (12.67%) .NET

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 86 (9.82%) Tomcat
2 54 (6.16%) Mule
3 47 (5.37%) JBoss
4 44 (5.02%) WebLogic
5 41 (4.68%) WebSphere
6 40 (4.57%) CMS
7 36 (4.11%) Jetty
8 33 (3.77%) Mule ESB
9 31 (3.54%) nginx
10 24 (2.74%) Apache
10 24 (2.74%) Oracle Service Bus
11 21 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 18 (2.05%) SharePoint
13 15 (1.71%) IIS
14 12 (1.37%) MQSeries
15 11 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (1.26%) Confluence
16 8 (0.91%) Alfresco
16 8 (0.91%) Liferay
17 7 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.60%) MS Office
3 4 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.46%) MS Project
3 4 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (2.28%) Payment Gateway
4 14 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
5 8 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.91%) Radian6
5 8 (0.91%) Social Studio
6 7 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.34%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.23%) Revive Adserver
10 1 (0.11%) Magento
10 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft CRM
10 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.11%) RMDS
10 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.17%) SaaS
4 15 (1.71%) Force.com
5 13 (1.48%) GitHub
6 11 (1.26%) TestFlight
7 10 (1.14%) PaaS
8 7 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.80%) Google App Engine
8 7 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.80%) IaaS
9 6 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.68%) Oracle CX
10 5 (0.57%) Boomi
11 4 (0.46%) Lucidchart
11 4 (0.46%) Office 365
12 3 (0.34%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.34%) Google Play
13 2 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 73 (8.33%) HTTP
2 24 (2.74%) LDAP
3 19 (2.17%) SSL
4 14 (1.60%) FTP
4 14 (1.60%) SNMP
5 12 (1.37%) Firewall
6 11 (1.26%) CTI
6 11 (1.26%) HTTPS
6 11 (1.26%) SSH
7 10 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.14%) VPN
8 8 (0.91%) AMQP
9 6 (0.68%) DMZ
9 6 (0.68%) WinSCP
10 5 (0.57%) Internet
10 5 (0.57%) SMTP
11 4 (0.46%) Network Security
12 3 (0.34%) Intranet
12 3 (0.34%) LAN
12 3 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 69 (7.88%) MySQL
3 67 (7.65%) NoSQL
4 58 (6.62%) Relational Database
5 51 (5.82%) MongoDB
6 38 (4.34%) Oracle Database
7 32 (3.65%) Neo4j
8 29 (3.31%) Apache Hive
8 29 (3.31%) Impala
9 25 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (2.63%) Hadoop
11 21 (2.40%) RDBMS
12 20 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (2.17%) Big Data
14 18 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
15 16 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (1.60%) DB2
17 13 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (1.48%) SQLite
18 11 (1.26%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 186 (21.23%) Git (software)
2 152 (17.35%) Maven
3 125 (14.27%) JUnit
4 115 (13.13%) Jenkins
5 114 (13.01%) Selenium
6 113 (12.90%) SoapUI
7 94 (10.73%) JIRA
8 69 (7.88%) Subversion
9 52 (5.94%) Mockito
10 50 (5.71%) Eclipse
11 41 (4.68%) Ant
12 35 (4.00%) TeamCity
13 34 (3.88%) Cucumber
14 28 (3.20%) NUnit
15 27 (3.08%) Spock
16 26 (2.97%) Gradle
16 26 (2.97%) Visual Studio
17 25 (2.85%) WebDriver
18 23 (2.63%) JMeter
19 22 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 200 (22.83%) Finance
2 129 (14.73%) Banking
3 75 (8.56%) Marketing
4 63 (7.19%) Retail
5 42 (4.79%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.40%) Electronics
8 20 (2.28%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.60%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.37%) Legal
10 12 (1.37%) Publishing
11 9 (1.03%) Games
11 9 (1.03%) Law
12 8 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.80%) Advertising
13 7 (0.80%) Front Office
14 6 (0.68%) Back Office
15 5 (0.57%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
17 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 523 (59.70%) Developer
2 244 (27.85%) Java Developer
3 114 (13.01%) Senior Developer
4 112 (12.79%) Architect
5 56 (6.39%) Analyst
6 53 (6.05%) Senior Java Developer
7 45 (5.14%) Consultant
8 34 (3.88%) .NET Developer
9 31 (3.54%) C# Developer
10 30 (3.42%) Lead Developer
11 29 (3.31%) Integration Developer
11 29 (3.31%) iOS Developer
11 29 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
11 29 (3.31%) Tester
12 28 (3.20%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 27 (3.08%) Agile Developer
13 27 (3.08%) Full Stack Developer
14 24 (2.74%) Java Architect
14 24 (2.74%) Technical Architect
14 24 (2.74%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (59.02%) REST
2 503 (57.42%) Web Services
3 370 (42.24%) XML
4 247 (28.20%) HTML
5 199 (22.72%) Spring
6 190 (21.69%) JSON
7 171 (19.52%) CSS
8 153 (17.47%) RESTful
9 133 (15.18%) JMS
10 131 (14.95%) J2EE
11 111 (12.67%) .NET
12 99 (11.30%) AngularJS
13 91 (10.39%) Java EE
14 88 (10.05%) Hibernate
15 82 (9.36%) HTML5
16 71 (8.11%) Node.js
17 70 (7.99%) JSP
18 69 (7.88%) CSS3
19 68 (7.76%) XSLT
20 64 (7.31%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.19%) Enterprise Software
2 56 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (6.05%) Computer Science
3 53 (6.05%) Mobile App
4 25 (2.85%) Social Media
5 22 (2.51%) User Experience
6 19 (2.17%) Algorithms
7 18 (2.05%) Data Integration
7 18 (2.05%) iPad
8 15 (1.71%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.37%) Derivative
9 12 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.37%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.26%) IVR
11 9 (1.03%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.03%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.03%) SWIFT
11 9 (1.03%) Video on Demand
12 7 (0.80%) DataPower
12 7 (0.80%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 166 (18.95%) Linux
2 102 (11.64%) Unix
3 65 (7.42%) Windows
4 40 (4.57%) Apple iOS
5 28 (3.20%) Android
6 16 (1.83%) Solaris
7 15 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.80%) AIX
9 5 (0.57%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.57%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.46%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.34%) VMS
11 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.23%) CentOS
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (24.77%) Scrum
3 201 (22.95%) TDD
4 159 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
5 139 (15.87%) SOA
6 123 (14.04%) OO
7 84 (9.59%) BDD
8 81 (9.25%) E-Commerce
8 81 (9.25%) MVC
9 78 (8.90%) Test Automation
10 73 (8.33%) SDLC
11 69 (7.88%) CRM
12 60 (6.85%) Unit Testing
13 59 (6.74%) Content Management
14 58 (6.62%) Open Source
14 58 (6.62%) Software Engineering
15 52 (5.94%) Continuous Delivery
15 52 (5.94%) Web Development
16 51 (5.82%) DevOps
17 48 (5.48%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 530 (60.50%) Java
2 266 (30.37%) SQL
3 260 (29.68%) JavaScript
4 110 (12.56%) C#
5 42 (4.79%) Python
6 39 (4.45%) PL/SQL
7 37 (4.22%) Objective-C
8 36 (4.11%) PHP
9 32 (3.65%) Apex Code
9 32 (3.65%) Shell Script
10 29 (3.31%) Groovy
10 29 (3.31%) Perl
11 27 (3.08%) T-SQL
12 26 (2.97%) Apple Swift
12 26 (2.97%) Scala
13 22 (2.51%) SOQL
14 21 (2.40%) C
15 18 (2.05%) Ruby
16 16 (1.83%) C++
17 12 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 77 (8.79%) Degree
2 52 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 37 (4.22%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.14%) ISEB
5 8 (0.91%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.57%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.23%) CISSP
9 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.23%) PMP
10 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) CITP
10 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (8.33%) QA
2 14 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.03%) HL7
3 9 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.68%) SEPA
5 4 (0.46%) WCAG
6 3 (0.34%) SLA
7 2 (0.23%) COBIT
7 2 (0.23%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.11%) FATCA
System Software
1 34 (3.88%) Docker
2 17 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.91%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.57%) KVM
6 4 (0.46%) Xen
7 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.23%) Firmware
8 2 (0.23%) vSphere
9 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (3.42%) Puppet
3 21 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.26%) Nagios
5 8 (0.91%) CloudHub
5 8 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Management
6 7 (0.80%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.80%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.68%) Ansible
8 4 (0.46%) Netcool
8 4 (0.46%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 4 (0.46%) Netcool/Webtop
9 3 (0.34%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.34%) Grafana
9 3 (0.34%) TIBCO Hawk
9 3 (0.34%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.23%) Control-M
10 2 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 222 (25.34%) Oracle
2 68 (7.76%) Microsoft
3 59 (6.74%) Salesforce.com
4 57 (6.51%) IBM
5 38 (4.34%) Informatica
6 37 (4.22%) HP
7 33 (3.77%) ServiceNow
8 28 (3.20%) MuleSoft
9 26 (2.97%) SAP
10 22 (2.51%) Adobe
10 22 (2.51%) ATG
10 22 (2.51%) Google
11 19 (2.17%) Endeca
12 14 (1.60%) CA
12 14 (1.60%) VMware
13 13 (1.48%) Siebel
13 13 (1.48%) WSO2
14 11 (1.26%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.03%) Apple
15 9 (1.03%) TIBCO
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