The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 116 116 159
Rank change year-on-year
0 +43
Contract jobs citing SOAP 143 126 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 1.51% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.37% 6.32% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 86 41
Average daily rate £345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £431 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £34.75 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £30.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.95 £30.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2244 1994 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.17% 23.83% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1033 1183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 133 107
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SOAP
England

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SOAP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -14 35 £300 -25.00% 1
Surrey +16 34 £360 -10.00% 11
Hampshire -20 33 £315 -10.00% 4
Berkshire +4 27 £275 -10.20% 12
Oxfordshire - 3 £309 - 4
Kent +7 1 - - 1
West Sussex -9 1 £325 +0.77% 2
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - - - - 2
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 166 (64.59%) XML
2 154 (59.92%) Web Services
3 95 (36.96%) SQL
3 95 (36.96%) .NET
4 84 (32.68%) Java
5 83 (32.30%) HTML
6 76 (29.57%) C#
7 75 (29.18%) REST
8 72 (28.02%) JavaScript
8 72 (28.02%) SQL Server
9 57 (22.18%) CSS
9 57 (22.18%) WebSphere
10 55 (21.40%) Windows
11 54 (21.01%) SOA
12 53 (20.62%) Visual Studio
12 53 (20.62%) Scrum
13 50 (19.46%) SoapUI
14 49 (19.07%) Linux
15 44 (17.12%) BDD
15 44 (17.12%) Team Foundation Server
16 43 (16.73%) WCF
17 40 (15.56%) Microsoft
18 39 (15.18%) LDAP
18 39 (15.18%) UNIX
19 38 (14.79%) OO
20 37 (14.40%) JSON
21 35 (13.62%) QA
21 35 (13.62%) Ajax
21 35 (13.62%) J2EE
22 33 (12.84%) Software Testing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 57 (22.18%) WebSphere
2 23 (8.95%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (5.84%) IIS
4 13 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.50%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.33%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.95%) ColdFusion
8 5 (1.95%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.95%) Drupal
9 4 (1.56%) CMS
10 3 (1.17%) NetWeaver
10 3 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.17%) Apache
10 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.78%) Confluence
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.95%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.39%) SaaS
2 7 (2.72%) Office 365
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.39%) Force.com
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.18%) LDAP
2 19 (7.39%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.84%) HTTP
4 14 (5.45%) Internet
5 12 (4.67%) SSL
6 9 (3.50%) VPN
7 6 (2.33%) Network Security
7 6 (2.33%) CTI
8 4 (1.56%) DNS
9 3 (1.17%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.17%) SMTP
9 3 (1.17%) FTP
9 3 (1.17%) SSH
10 2 (0.78%) LTE
10 2 (0.78%) 3GPP
10 2 (0.78%) VoIP
10 2 (0.78%) GSM
10 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.39%) ISUP
11 1 (0.39%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (28.02%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.12%) MySQL
3 16 (6.23%) DTS
4 8 (3.11%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.56%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.17%) Big Data
8 2 (0.78%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.78%) SQLite
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 53 (20.62%) Visual Studio
2 50 (19.46%) SoapUI
3 44 (17.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (10.12%) Subversion
5 22 (8.56%) Eclipse
6 17 (6.61%) Selenium
7 13 (5.06%) SpecFlow
8 12 (4.67%) JMeter
9 11 (4.28%) WebDriver
9 11 (4.28%) PhantomJS
10 9 (3.50%) Git (software)
11 8 (3.11%) Jenkins
12 7 (2.72%) Ant
13 6 (2.33%) LoadUI
13 6 (2.33%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.33%) Maven
14 5 (1.95%) Hudson
14 5 (1.95%) Moq
14 5 (1.95%) Talend Open Studio
15 4 (1.56%) PHPUnit
General
1 30 (11.67%) Finance
2 24 (9.34%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.89%) Banking
4 8 (3.11%) Publishing
5 7 (2.72%) Retail
6 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.17%) Back Office
6 3 (1.17%) Electronics
6 3 (1.17%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 112 (43.58%) Developer
2 67 (26.07%) Analyst
3 47 (18.29%) Test Analyst
4 27 (10.51%) Consultant
4 27 (10.51%) Java Developer
5 22 (8.56%) Test Engineer
6 20 (7.78%) .NET Developer
7 17 (6.61%) Deployment Analyst
8 15 (5.84%) QA Analyst
9 14 (5.45%) PHP Developer
10 11 (4.28%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.89%) Agile Test Analyst
11 10 (3.89%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (3.89%) Mobile Developer
11 10 (3.89%) Web Developer
12 9 (3.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
12 9 (3.50%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (3.50%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (3.50%) Test Manager
12 9 (3.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (64.59%) XML
2 154 (59.92%) Web Services
3 95 (36.96%) .NET
4 83 (32.30%) HTML
5 75 (29.18%) REST
6 57 (22.18%) CSS
7 43 (16.73%) WCF
8 37 (14.40%) JSON
9 35 (13.62%) Ajax
9 35 (13.62%) J2EE
10 29 (11.28%) Middleware
11 26 (10.12%) jQuery
12 23 (8.95%) XSLT
12 23 (8.95%) WPF
12 23 (8.95%) Spring
13 20 (7.78%) XSD
14 19 (7.39%) WSDL
15 18 (7.00%) HTML5
16 17 (6.61%) ASP.NET
17 16 (6.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.39%) Mobile App
2 11 (4.28%) Blackberry
3 10 (3.89%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.50%) CMDB
5 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.33%) RIA
6 4 (1.56%) Open Source
6 4 (1.56%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.17%) DTV
7 3 (1.17%) Handset
7 3 (1.17%) iPad
8 2 (0.78%) DataPower
8 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.78%) PKI
8 2 (0.78%) Clustering
8 2 (0.78%) HACMP
9 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.39%) IVR
9 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 55 (21.40%) Windows
2 49 (19.07%) Linux
3 39 (15.18%) UNIX
4 17 (6.61%) Apple iOS
5 16 (6.23%) Android
6 6 (2.33%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.95%) Solaris
8 4 (1.56%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.78%) BlackBerry OS
10 2 (0.78%) AIX
11 1 (0.39%) Debian
11 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.01%) SOA
2 53 (20.62%) Scrum
3 44 (17.12%) BDD
4 38 (14.79%) OO
5 33 (12.84%) Software Testing
6 26 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (8.56%) Automated Testing
7 22 (8.56%) MVC
8 21 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (7.39%) Change Management
9 19 (7.39%) Test Strategy
10 18 (7.00%) ITIL
11 17 (6.61%) Test Scripting
12 16 (6.23%) TDD
12 16 (6.23%) OOP
13 15 (5.84%) Software Engineering
14 13 (5.06%) Service Management
14 13 (5.06%) Web Development
14 13 (5.06%) iOS Development
15 12 (4.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (36.96%) SQL
2 84 (32.68%) Java
3 76 (29.57%) C#
4 72 (28.02%) JavaScript
5 18 (7.00%) PHP
6 12 (4.67%) C++
7 9 (3.50%) Perl
8 8 (3.11%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.72%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.95%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.95%) ABAP
10 5 (1.95%) Ruby
11 4 (1.56%) C
11 4 (1.56%) Python
11 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.17%) SAPscript
12 3 (1.17%) Jython
12 3 (1.17%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.17%) XPath
13 1 (0.39%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 31 (12.06%) Security Cleared
2 25 (9.73%) SC Cleared
3 24 (9.34%) ISEB
4 21 (8.17%) Degree
5 5 (1.95%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.56%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.78%) CCNA
8 1 (0.39%) RHCE
8 1 (0.39%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (13.62%) QA
2 8 (3.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) NFS
2 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) Squid
2 1 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.39%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (3.50%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.56%) Puppet
4 3 (1.17%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.78%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.78%) WMI
5 2 (0.78%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.78%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 40 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.78%) Oracle
3 19 (7.39%) Remedy
4 13 (5.06%) HP
5 12 (4.67%) Zend
6 10 (3.89%) SAP
6 10 (3.89%) BMC
7 9 (3.50%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.72%) Sencha
9 6 (2.33%) IBM
10 5 (1.95%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.95%) Talend
11 4 (1.56%) JBoss
11 4 (1.56%) Symbian
11 4 (1.56%) webMethods
11 4 (1.56%) Mercator
12 3 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.17%) Apple
12 3 (1.17%) Siebel
13 2 (0.78%) Redknee
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Roc Search
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