The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 101 109 145
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +36
Contract jobs citing SOAP 169 145 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.81% 1.62% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.52% 6.93% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 67 69
Average daily rate
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£400 £336 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% -3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +45.83%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2248 2091 2005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.09% 23.35% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1212 1068
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 121
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £20.50 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
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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
Berkshire +2 49 £400 +35.59% 10
Buckinghamshire +3 34 £383 +17.69% 2
Hampshire -2 32 £388 +23.01% 3
Surrey +1 26 £400 +11.11% 5
West Sussex -5 13 £375 +15.38% 5
Oxfordshire -14 10 £400 +29.55% 5
East Sussex - 2 - - 7
Middlesex +6 1 - - 1
Kent +4 1 - - 4
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

1 171 (54.29%) Web Services
2 154 (48.89%) Java
3 136 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (42.22%) XML
5 86 (27.30%) SOA
6 79 (25.08%) Oracle
7 78 (24.76%) REST
8 75 (23.81%) HTML
8 75 (23.81%) SQL
9 71 (22.54%) RESTful
10 64 (20.32%) TDD
11 59 (18.73%) .NET
12 54 (17.14%) Linux
13 51 (16.19%) C#
13 51 (16.19%) JavaScript
14 50 (15.87%) SQL Server
15 49 (15.56%) Scrum
16 48 (15.24%) Spring
17 45 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
18 42 (13.33%) HTTP
19 41 (13.02%) Selenium
20 40 (12.70%) CSS
21 39 (12.38%) Security Cleared
22 38 (12.06%) SoapUI
22 38 (12.06%) J2EE
23 37 (11.75%) JUnit
23 37 (11.75%) Subversion
23 37 (11.75%) Hibernate
24 35 (11.11%) Finance
25 34 (10.79%) SC Cleared

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 26 (8.25%) Tomcat
2 22 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 22 (6.98%) WebLogic
3 17 (5.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (5.40%) Apache
4 16 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (4.76%) JBoss
6 13 (4.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (2.86%) Mule
8 7 (2.22%) CMS
8 7 (2.22%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.90%) Mule ESB
9 6 (1.90%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (1.59%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.27%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.95%) Documentum
12 3 (0.95%) IIS
12 3 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.63%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 29 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.54%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.95%) Magento
2 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.63%) AWD
4 1 (0.32%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.22%) GitHub
1 7 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.90%) SaaS
3 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.95%) IaaS
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.32%) Force.com
6 1 (0.32%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 42 (13.33%) HTTP
2 31 (9.84%) TCP/IP
3 15 (4.76%) LDAP
4 13 (4.13%) Internet
5 8 (2.54%) HTTPS
6 6 (1.90%) DNS
7 5 (1.59%) SSL
8 4 (1.27%) FTP
8 4 (1.27%) X.500
9 3 (0.95%) DAB
9 3 (0.95%) Firewall
10 2 (0.63%) SSH
11 1 (0.32%) 4G
11 1 (0.32%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.32%) SIGTRAN
11 1 (0.32%) GGSN
11 1 (0.32%) SGSN
11 1 (0.32%) SS7
11 1 (0.32%) ISUP
11 1 (0.32%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.57%) DB2
3 23 (7.30%) Oracle Database
3 23 (7.30%) Relational Database
4 22 (6.98%) MySQL
5 17 (5.40%) Big Data
5 17 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.49%) DB2 UDB
7 7 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.22%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.90%) InterSystems Cache
9 5 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.27%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.63%) VoltDB
12 2 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (13.02%) Selenium
2 38 (12.06%) SoapUI
3 37 (11.75%) JUnit
3 37 (11.75%) Subversion
4 32 (10.16%) Git (software)
5 28 (8.89%) Jenkins
6 22 (6.98%) Maven
7 21 (6.67%) Cucumber
8 15 (4.76%) Mockito
8 15 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (3.81%) Visual Studio
10 11 (3.49%) Eclipse
11 10 (3.17%) JIRA
12 6 (1.90%) Ant
12 6 (1.90%) JMeter
12 6 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.59%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.59%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.59%) Fiddler
13 5 (1.59%) XMLSpy
General
1 35 (11.11%) Finance
2 28 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.40%) Banking
4 16 (5.08%) Retail
5 6 (1.90%) Marketing
6 5 (1.59%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.95%) Automotive
7 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Publishing
8 2 (0.63%) Electronics
8 2 (0.63%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 175 (55.56%) Developer
2 66 (20.95%) Java Developer
3 44 (13.97%) Analyst
4 37 (11.75%) Architect
5 27 (8.57%) Test Analyst
6 19 (6.03%) .NET Developer
7 18 (5.71%) Designer
8 14 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (3.81%) C# Developer
9 12 (3.81%) iOS Developer
10 11 (3.49%) Security Analyst
11 10 (3.17%) Tester
11 10 (3.17%) Solutions Designer
12 9 (2.86%) Software Engineer
13 8 (2.54%) PL/SQL Developer
13 8 (2.54%) IT Security Analyst
13 8 (2.54%) webMethods Developer
13 8 (2.54%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (2.22%) Digital Architect
15 6 (1.90%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (54.29%) Web Services
2 133 (42.22%) XML
3 78 (24.76%) REST
4 75 (23.81%) HTML
5 71 (22.54%) RESTful
6 59 (18.73%) .NET
7 48 (15.24%) Spring
8 40 (12.70%) CSS
9 38 (12.06%) J2EE
10 37 (11.75%) Hibernate
11 33 (10.48%) WSDL
12 32 (10.16%) JSON
13 28 (8.89%) JMS
14 27 (8.57%) WCF
15 25 (7.94%) Middleware
16 24 (7.62%) XSD
17 23 (7.30%) SAML
17 23 (7.30%) HTML5
18 22 (6.98%) jQuery
18 22 (6.98%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.25%) Open Source
2 22 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (6.35%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.81%) DataPower
6 10 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.17%) iPad
6 10 (3.17%) iPhone
7 8 (2.54%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.54%) Clustering
8 6 (1.90%) User Experience
8 6 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.59%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.59%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.59%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.95%) SCADA
11 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (0.95%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.14%) Linux
2 32 (10.16%) UNIX
3 23 (7.30%) Windows
4 18 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.90%) Android
6 5 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.59%) Solaris
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (27.30%) SOA
3 64 (20.32%) TDD
4 49 (15.56%) Scrum
5 45 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (9.84%) OO
7 30 (9.52%) BDD
8 28 (8.89%) UML
9 26 (8.25%) Software Engineering
10 19 (6.03%) Project Management
11 18 (5.71%) Web Development
12 16 (5.08%) MVC
12 16 (5.08%) High Availability
12 16 (5.08%) Automated Testing
13 14 (4.44%) iOS Development
14 13 (4.13%) Low Latency
14 13 (4.13%) Test Scripting
14 13 (4.13%) Data Modelling
15 12 (3.81%) Information Security
15 12 (3.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 154 (48.89%) Java
2 75 (23.81%) SQL
3 51 (16.19%) C#
3 51 (16.19%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.30%) PowerShell
5 22 (6.98%) PL/SQL
6 16 (5.08%) VB
7 14 (4.44%) Objective-C
8 10 (3.17%) Perl
9 9 (2.86%) Ruby
10 8 (2.54%) PHP
10 8 (2.54%) Python
11 6 (1.90%) MUMPS
11 6 (1.90%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.59%) Groovy
12 5 (1.59%) VB6
12 5 (1.59%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.27%) VBScript
13 4 (1.27%) Jython
13 4 (1.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 39 (12.38%) Security Cleared
2 34 (10.79%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.67%) Degree
4 14 (4.44%) CISSP
4 14 (4.44%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.59%) ISEB
6 3 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.95%) CISM
6 3 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.63%) CISMP
8 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) PMP
8 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.08%) QA
2 9 (2.86%) SLA
3 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.59%) NFS
3 3 (0.95%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (3.81%) Puppet
3 5 (1.59%) CloudHub
4 4 (1.27%) CA Wily
5 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.63%) MOM
7 1 (0.32%) SCCM
7 1 (0.32%) Control-M
7 1 (0.32%) Nagios
7 1 (0.32%) AppManager
7 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 79 (25.08%) Oracle
2 32 (10.16%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.67%) IBM
4 14 (4.44%) VMware
5 13 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (3.81%) webMethods
7 10 (3.17%) Apple
7 10 (3.17%) HP
8 9 (2.86%) TIBCO
8 9 (2.86%) Software AG
8 9 (2.86%) SAP
9 8 (2.54%) Citrix
10 7 (2.22%) Apigee
11 6 (1.90%) InterSystems
12 5 (1.59%) Redknee
12 5 (1.59%) NetApp
12 5 (1.59%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.59%) Tekelec
12 5 (1.59%) Sandvine
13 4 (1.27%) Adobe
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