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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 49 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 37 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.42% 1.18% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.21% 3.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.08%
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
330 181 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.50% 30.63% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 120 33
Average daily rate £413 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £201 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £87.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +169.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tyne and Wear 0 25 £563 - 12
Durham -1 10 £325 +30.00% 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 37 (68.52%) Web Services
2 33 (61.11%) Linux
3 32 (59.26%) Java
3 32 (59.26%) Oracle
4 26 (48.15%) XML
5 24 (44.44%) SQL
6 21 (38.89%) J2EE
7 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (33.33%) LDAP
9 17 (31.48%) Informatica
9 17 (31.48%) Ant
9 17 (31.48%) WebLogic
9 17 (31.48%) Service Management
9 17 (31.48%) Finance
9 17 (31.48%) JSON
9 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (31.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 17 (31.48%) Oracle Database
10 16 (29.63%) Problem Management
10 16 (29.63%) ITIL
10 16 (29.63%) Shell Script
10 16 (29.63%) SLA
10 16 (29.63%) JBoss
11 15 (27.78%) SSL
11 15 (27.78%) Solaris
11 15 (27.78%) WebSphere
11 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
12 14 (25.93%) Microservices
12 14 (25.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (25.93%) Middleware

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 17 (31.48%) WebLogic
2 16 (29.63%) JBoss
3 15 (27.78%) WebSphere
4 14 (25.93%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (16.67%) AquaLogic
6 8 (14.81%) Apache
6 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
6 8 (14.81%) Jetty
6 8 (14.81%) Node.js
7 5 (9.26%) CMS
8 2 (3.70%) Sitefinity
9 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) LDAP
2 15 (27.78%) SSL
3 10 (18.52%) HTTP
4 8 (14.81%) SNMP
5 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle Database
2 11 (20.37%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
4 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.70%) MySQL
7 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Ant
2 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.81%) SoapUI
3 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.56%) Selenium
6 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.85%) Subversion
7 1 (1.85%) JIRA
7 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.85%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Informatica Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Linux Support
5 4 (7.41%) Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Django Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Programmer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Support Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (68.52%) Web Services
2 26 (48.15%) XML
3 21 (38.89%) J2EE
4 17 (31.48%) JSON
5 14 (25.93%) Middleware
6 12 (22.22%) XSLT
6 12 (22.22%) HTML
6 12 (22.22%) CSS
6 12 (22.22%) REST
7 10 (18.52%) RESTful
7 10 (18.52%) JNDI
7 10 (18.52%) JDBC
7 10 (18.52%) .NET
7 10 (18.52%) JMS
8 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 8 (14.81%) WSDL
9 8 (14.81%) SAML
9 8 (14.81%) Struts
9 8 (14.81%) XSD
9 8 (14.81%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Clustering
2 8 (14.81%) DataPower
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.70%) PKI
3 2 (3.70%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 33 (61.11%) Linux
2 15 (27.78%) Solaris
3 9 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.85%) UNIX
4 1 (1.85%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (31.48%) Service Management
3 16 (29.63%) ITIL
3 16 (29.63%) Problem Management
4 14 (25.93%) Microservices
5 12 (22.22%) SOA
6 11 (20.37%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (18.52%) High Availability
8 9 (16.67%) MVC
9 8 (14.81%) Information Security
10 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
10 7 (12.96%) Open Source
11 6 (11.11%) Migration
11 6 (11.11%) ETL
12 5 (9.26%) Scrum
13 4 (7.41%) Project Management
13 4 (7.41%) CRM
13 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
13 4 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) Java
2 24 (44.44%) SQL
3 17 (31.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 16 (29.63%) Shell Script
5 12 (22.22%) C#
6 10 (18.52%) Bash Shell
7 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 8 (14.81%) Groovy
8 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
8 8 (14.81%) Perl
9 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.70%) Python
11 1 (1.85%) Ruby
11 1 (1.85%) PHP5
11 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.85%) C++
11 1 (1.85%) COBOL
11 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) OCP
3 1 (1.85%) OCA
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.63%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) OpenView
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) Oracle
2 17 (31.48%) Informatica
3 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.67%) HP
4 8 (14.81%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.85%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.85%) SAP