The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 25 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.01% - 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.20% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£270 - £276
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +26.02%
SOAP
South East

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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
61 57 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.50% 20.14% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 19
Average daily rate £350 £320 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
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 Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Middlesex region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) Android
1 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Groovy
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Billing
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) JMS
3 2 (25.00%) EAI
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Android SDK

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
2 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 2 (25.00%) JMS
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) DHTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Android Development
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) EAI
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft