The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 20 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.13% 0.59% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.20% 3.33% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.71%
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
49 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 30.63% 17.65% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 17
Median daily rate £360 £315 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Logistics
1 3 (60.00%) Ajax
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) Digital Media
1 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (40.00%) Axway
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessWorks

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware Architect
2 2 (40.00%) TIBCO Architect
2 2 (40.00%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Ajax
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) Logistics
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Axway
1 2 (40.00%) TIBCO