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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 86 104 154
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +50
Contract jobs citing SOAP 212 162 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.27% 1.81% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.72% 7.46% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 79 52
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£400 £341 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.21% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £443 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.03 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +23.65%
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
2432 2172 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.99% 24.25% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1216 1104
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 93
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £19.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.85 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Hampshire +14 55 £400 +13.47% 11
Surrey +19 53 £400 +10.72% 6
Berkshire +2 37 £433 +45.37% 20
Buckinghamshire +10 31 £375 +2.04% 3
West Sussex +2 19 £400 -18.78% 3
Oxfordshire -17 10 £413 +26.92% 2
East Sussex -9 5 £450 +50.00% 3
Kent 0 4 - - 2
Middlesex -2 1 - - 2
Sussex - 1 £350 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 200 (51.41%) Web Services
2 191 (49.10%) XML
3 181 (46.53%) Java
4 168 (43.19%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (29.31%) SQL
6 112 (28.79%) REST
7 110 (28.28%) SOA
8 106 (27.25%) Oracle
9 96 (24.68%) HTML
10 86 (22.11%) SoapUI
11 82 (21.08%) TDD
12 76 (19.54%) RESTful
13 71 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
14 69 (17.74%) .NET
15 68 (17.48%) JavaScript
16 67 (17.22%) Security Cleared
16 67 (17.22%) Selenium
17 63 (16.20%) C#
18 62 (15.94%) Scrum
19 61 (15.68%) SC Cleared
20 58 (14.91%) SQL Server
21 54 (13.88%) Linux
22 50 (12.85%) CSS
22 50 (12.85%) UNIX
22 50 (12.85%) JUnit
23 48 (12.34%) WSDL
23 48 (12.34%) Telecoms
23 48 (12.34%) Spring
24 46 (11.83%) JSON
25 45 (11.57%) HP Quality Center

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (6.68%) JBoss
2 24 (6.17%) Tomcat
2 24 (6.17%) WebSphere
3 23 (5.91%) WebLogic
4 19 (4.88%) Apache
5 18 (4.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 16 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (3.34%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (2.31%) Oracle Service Bus
9 7 (1.80%) ColdFusion
9 7 (1.80%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.80%) CMS
9 7 (1.80%) Mule
10 4 (1.03%) Documentum
10 4 (1.03%) Apache Pig
10 4 (1.03%) Confluence
10 4 (1.03%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.77%) Node.js
Applications
1 34 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.86%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.31%) Magento
1 9 (2.31%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.51%) AWD
4 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.31%) GitHub
2 7 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.80%) SaaS
3 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.03%) IaaS
5 3 (0.77%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.51%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.26%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 43 (11.05%) TCP/IP
2 40 (10.28%) HTTP
3 19 (4.88%) LDAP
3 19 (4.88%) Internet
4 8 (2.06%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.29%) SSL
6 4 (1.03%) X.500
7 3 (0.77%) DNS
7 3 (0.77%) FTP
7 3 (0.77%) Diameter Protocol
7 3 (0.77%) Firewall
8 2 (0.51%) ISUP
8 2 (0.51%) INAP
8 2 (0.51%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.51%) SSH
8 2 (0.51%) UMTS
8 2 (0.51%) GPRS
8 2 (0.51%) GSM
9 1 (0.26%) SMS
9 1 (0.26%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.03%) Oracle Database
3 38 (9.77%) MySQL
4 35 (9.00%) Relational Database
5 28 (7.20%) DB2
6 19 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (4.63%) Big Data
8 17 (4.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (4.37%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.83%) DB2 UDB
10 8 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.54%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.29%) InterSystems Cache
13 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.03%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 86 (22.11%) SoapUI
2 67 (17.22%) Selenium
3 50 (12.85%) JUnit
4 43 (11.05%) Subversion
5 38 (9.77%) Git (software)
6 33 (8.48%) Jenkins
7 31 (7.97%) Cucumber
8 27 (6.94%) Maven
9 20 (5.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (5.14%) Mockito
10 17 (4.37%) Visual Studio
11 13 (3.34%) Eclipse
12 12 (3.08%) JIRA
13 11 (2.83%) Fiddler
14 10 (2.57%) Checkstyle
14 10 (2.57%) FindBugs
14 10 (2.57%) LoadUI
14 10 (2.57%) Gradle
15 9 (2.31%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (12.34%) Telecoms
2 34 (8.74%) Finance
3 16 (4.11%) Retail
4 14 (3.60%) Banking
5 6 (1.54%) Marketing
6 5 (1.29%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.77%) Electronics
7 3 (0.77%) Automotive
7 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.51%) Publishing
8 2 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 199 (51.16%) Developer
2 77 (19.79%) Java Developer
3 67 (17.22%) Analyst
4 53 (13.62%) Test Analyst
5 45 (11.57%) Architect
6 24 (6.17%) Designer
7 21 (5.40%) Tester
8 19 (4.88%) .NET Developer
9 14 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (3.34%) C# Developer
10 13 (3.34%) iOS Developer
11 12 (3.08%) Solutions Designer
11 12 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (3.08%) Senior Test Analyst
12 11 (2.83%) Test Engineer
12 11 (2.83%) Security Analyst
13 9 (2.31%) Software Engineer
13 9 (2.31%) Consultant
14 8 (2.06%) PL/SQL Developer
14 8 (2.06%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (51.41%) Web Services
2 191 (49.10%) XML
3 112 (28.79%) REST
4 96 (24.68%) HTML
5 76 (19.54%) RESTful
6 69 (17.74%) .NET
7 50 (12.85%) CSS
8 48 (12.34%) WSDL
8 48 (12.34%) Spring
9 46 (11.83%) JSON
10 42 (10.80%) J2EE
11 39 (10.03%) XML Messaging
11 39 (10.03%) JMS
12 34 (8.74%) XSD
13 33 (8.48%) Hibernate
13 33 (8.48%) HTML5
14 30 (7.71%) ASP.NET
15 29 (7.46%) Middleware
16 25 (6.43%) WCF
16 25 (6.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.40%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.08%) DataPower
5 10 (2.57%) iPhone
5 10 (2.57%) iPad
5 10 (2.57%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.31%) Clustering
6 9 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.54%) User Experience
8 5 (1.29%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.03%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.03%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.77%) AS400
10 3 (0.77%) Biometrics
10 3 (0.77%) DTV
10 3 (0.77%) Wiki
10 3 (0.77%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 54 (13.88%) Linux
2 50 (12.85%) UNIX
3 29 (7.46%) Windows
4 20 (5.14%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.57%) Android
6 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.03%) Solaris
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (43.19%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (28.28%) SOA
3 82 (21.08%) TDD
4 71 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (15.94%) Scrum
6 41 (10.54%) BDD
7 38 (9.77%) Test Management
8 37 (9.51%) OO
9 36 (9.25%) Use Case
10 31 (7.97%) UML
10 31 (7.97%) Test Scripting
11 24 (6.17%) Open Source
11 24 (6.17%) Web Development
12 22 (5.66%) Software Engineering
12 22 (5.66%) MVC
12 22 (5.66%) Test Planning
13 19 (4.88%) Project Management
14 18 (4.63%) Automated Testing
15 17 (4.37%) Validation
15 17 (4.37%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 181 (46.53%) Java
2 114 (29.31%) SQL
3 68 (17.48%) JavaScript
4 63 (16.20%) C#
5 45 (11.57%) PL/SQL
6 31 (7.97%) Perl
7 21 (5.40%) Shell Script
8 20 (5.14%) PowerShell
9 18 (4.63%) VB
9 18 (4.63%) PHP
10 15 (3.86%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.06%) Python
11 8 (2.06%) VBScript
12 7 (1.80%) Groovy
12 7 (1.80%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.29%) VB6
13 5 (1.29%) MUMPS
14 4 (1.03%) XQuery
14 4 (1.03%) Jython
14 4 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (17.22%) Security Cleared
2 61 (15.68%) SC Cleared
3 30 (7.71%) ISTQB
4 20 (5.14%) Degree
5 14 (3.60%) CISSP
6 12 (3.08%) ISEB
7 7 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.77%) CISM
8 3 (0.77%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.51%) OCPJWCD
9 2 (0.51%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.51%) OCMJD
9 2 (0.51%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.51%) CISMP
10 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.71%) QA
2 11 (2.83%) SLA
3 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.51%) NFS
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (11.57%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.29%) Puppet
3 4 (1.03%) CA Wily
4 3 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.77%) CloudHub
5 2 (0.51%) MOM
5 2 (0.51%) OVSD
5 2 (0.51%) HP NNM
5 2 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.26%) SCCM
6 1 (0.26%) Control-M
6 1 (0.26%) Nagios
6 1 (0.26%) AppManager
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 106 (27.25%) Oracle
2 41 (10.54%) HP
3 35 (9.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (5.66%) IBM
5 14 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (3.08%) webMethods
7 11 (2.83%) Apple
8 10 (2.57%) SAP
9 8 (2.06%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.80%) CA
10 7 (1.80%) WSO2
10 7 (1.80%) Apigee
11 6 (1.54%) Cyber-Ark
11 6 (1.54%) Software AG
11 6 (1.54%) VMware
12 5 (1.29%) InterSystems
12 5 (1.29%) Citrix
13 4 (1.03%) Adobe
13 4 (1.03%) Google
13 4 (1.03%) Akamai
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £Competitive (market rates)
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Berkshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £500 - 800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350-£450
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £325 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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J & C Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
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Rate: competitive
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