The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 104 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 15 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.04% 2.37% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 8.91% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 2
Median daily rate £375 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £41.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-22.68% +7.82%
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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
299 247 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.65% 26.56% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 150 81
Median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £16.16 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.36% -55.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the North East region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Tyne and Wear -36 15 £375 +42.85% 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 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 North East region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) XML
3 13 (72.22%) JSON
4 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (44.44%) Scrum
5 8 (44.44%) Web Services
5 8 (44.44%) RESTful
6 7 (38.89%) Web Development
6 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
6 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 6 (33.33%) VB
7 6 (33.33%) EJB
7 6 (33.33%) JBoss
7 6 (33.33%) TDD
7 6 (33.33%) Subversion
7 6 (33.33%) Maven
7 6 (33.33%) JPA
7 6 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
8 5 (27.78%) BDD
8 5 (27.78%) REST
8 5 (27.78%) Ruby
8 5 (27.78%) Law
8 5 (27.78%) Python
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle
9 4 (22.22%) CRM
9 4 (22.22%) jQuery
9 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
10 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 6 (33.33%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) OLAP
3 1 (5.56%) OLTP
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 6 (33.33%) Maven
2 6 (33.33%) Subversion
3 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 5 (27.78%) Law
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) XML
2 13 (72.22%) JSON
3 8 (44.44%) RESTful
3 8 (44.44%) Web Services
4 6 (33.33%) EJB
4 6 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
4 6 (33.33%) JPA
5 5 (27.78%) REST
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
8 2 (11.11%) .NET
8 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.11%) J2EE
8 2 (11.11%) Play Framework
8 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (11.11%) XHTML
8 2 (11.11%) XSLT
9 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) Web Development
5 6 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (27.78%) BDD
7 4 (22.22%) CRM
8 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 2 (11.11%) ETL
8 2 (11.11%) MVC
8 2 (11.11%) SOA
9 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.56%) Change Management
9 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.56%) ERP
9 1 (5.56%) Migration
9 1 (5.56%) Open Source
9 1 (5.56%) OWASP
9 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
9 1 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) VB
4 5 (27.78%) Python
4 5 (27.78%) Ruby
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) Scala
7 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore