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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 102 102 113
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 190 199 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.14% 2.08% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.05% 7.95% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 124 78
Median daily rate £444 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £471 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £39.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +2.56%
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
2359 2504 2158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.63% 26.18% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1591 1205
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 36 46
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.30 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire +8 37 £375 -12.28% 8
Surrey -21 37 £450 +12.50% 6
Hampshire -17 29 £363 -4.60% 17
Buckinghamshire +12 27 £438 +16.66% 2
Oxfordshire +18 20 £520 +26.06% 1
East Sussex +25 16 £488 +8.33% 4
West Sussex -10 12 £383 -4.67% 2
Kent +8 4 £313 - 2
Sussex +1 3 £475 +35.71% 1
Middlesex - 1 £525 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 171 (42.86%) XML
2 169 (42.36%) Java
3 157 (39.35%) REST
4 154 (38.60%) SQL
4 154 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (36.84%) Web Services
6 120 (30.08%) Oracle
7 101 (25.31%) SoapUI
8 85 (21.30%) JavaScript
9 79 (19.80%) SOA
10 76 (19.05%) jQuery
11 73 (18.30%) C#
12 72 (18.05%) Unix
13 69 (17.29%) Scrum
14 65 (16.29%) Spring
15 64 (16.04%) Security Cleared
15 64 (16.04%) Linux
16 59 (14.79%) JSON
17 58 (14.54%) .NET
17 58 (14.54%) JUnit
18 57 (14.29%) Finance
19 53 (13.28%) Oracle Database
20 52 (13.03%) TDD
20 52 (13.03%) HTML
20 52 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
20 52 (13.03%) SC Cleared
21 50 (12.53%) Cucumber
22 47 (11.78%) SQL Server
22 47 (11.78%) CSS
23 46 (11.53%) PHP

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 34 (8.52%) JBoss
2 33 (8.27%) WebSphere
3 23 (5.76%) MQSeries
4 22 (5.51%) Oracle Service Bus
5 20 (5.01%) Apache
6 18 (4.51%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (4.01%) Confluence
9 13 (3.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (3.26%) SharePoint
10 11 (2.76%) IIS
10 11 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.75%) CMS
12 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.25%) EPiServer CMS
13 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
2 11 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.25%) Magento
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.25%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.26%) Amazon Kinesis
3 13 (3.26%) GitHub
4 10 (2.51%) Boomi
5 4 (1.00%) Force.com
5 4 (1.00%) iPaaS
6 3 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.75%) AtomSphere
7 2 (0.50%) Office 365
7 2 (0.50%) SaaS
7 2 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.02%) HTTP
2 31 (7.77%) LDAP
2 31 (7.77%) SSL
3 15 (3.76%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.26%) 3G
5 12 (3.01%) 4G
5 12 (3.01%) Diameter Protocol
5 12 (3.01%) INAP
5 12 (3.01%) MGW
5 12 (3.01%) SIGTRAN
6 11 (2.76%) LTE
7 10 (2.51%) HTTPS
8 9 (2.26%) SSH
9 8 (2.01%) FTP
9 8 (2.01%) Internet
9 8 (2.01%) SMTP
10 7 (1.75%) Firewall
11 5 (1.25%) Network Security
11 5 (1.25%) SNMP
12 3 (0.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (13.28%) Oracle Database
2 47 (11.78%) SQL Server
3 22 (5.51%) MongoDB
4 21 (5.26%) MySQL
5 16 (4.01%) Big Data
6 15 (3.76%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.51%) VoltDB
9 5 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.25%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 101 (25.31%) SoapUI
2 58 (14.54%) JUnit
3 50 (12.53%) Cucumber
4 40 (10.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (9.77%) Jenkins
6 36 (9.02%) Maven
7 34 (8.52%) JIRA
8 33 (8.27%) Hamcrest
8 33 (8.27%) Mockito
9 30 (7.52%) Subversion
10 24 (6.02%) Selenium
11 22 (5.51%) Talend Open Studio
12 20 (5.01%) Eclipse
13 15 (3.76%) Git (software)
14 12 (3.01%) PHPUnit
14 12 (3.01%) SpecFlow
15 11 (2.76%) JMeter
16 10 (2.51%) JBehave
16 10 (2.51%) Visual Studio
17 9 (2.26%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (14.29%) Finance
2 36 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.76%) Back Office
4 9 (2.26%) Banking
5 8 (2.01%) Front Office
6 7 (1.75%) Publishing
7 6 (1.50%) Marketing
8 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 187 (46.87%) Developer
2 63 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 58 (14.54%) Architect
4 56 (14.04%) Analyst
5 49 (12.28%) Test Analyst
6 38 (9.52%) Designer
7 28 (7.02%) Solutions Designer
8 23 (5.76%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (5.51%) .NET Developer
10 20 (5.01%) SOA Designer
11 19 (4.76%) Senior Developer
11 19 (4.76%) SOA Solution Designer
12 18 (4.51%) C# Developer
12 18 (4.51%) Integration Architect
13 17 (4.26%) Tester
14 16 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
15 15 (3.76%) XML Analyst
16 14 (3.51%) TIBCO Architect
17 13 (3.26%) PHP Developer
17 13 (3.26%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (42.86%) XML
2 157 (39.35%) REST
3 147 (36.84%) Web Services
4 76 (19.05%) jQuery
5 65 (16.29%) Spring
6 59 (14.79%) JSON
7 58 (14.54%) .NET
8 52 (13.03%) HTML
9 47 (11.78%) CSS
10 43 (10.78%) RESTful
11 42 (10.53%) WSDL
12 37 (9.27%) JSP
12 37 (9.27%) XSD
13 33 (8.27%) JAX-RS
14 32 (8.02%) Struts
15 31 (7.77%) Middleware
16 30 (7.52%) AngularJS
17 27 (6.77%) WCF
18 23 (5.76%) MyBatis
19 22 (5.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.26%) DataPower
2 15 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.01%) Clustering
4 12 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.00%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.00%) Smart Meter
6 3 (0.75%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.75%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.75%) PKI
6 3 (0.75%) Tandem
7 2 (0.50%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.50%) iPad
7 2 (0.50%) NHS
7 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.50%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 72 (18.05%) Unix
2 64 (16.04%) Linux
3 19 (4.76%) Windows
4 18 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (3.51%) CentOS
6 10 (2.51%) Android
7 8 (2.01%) zOS
8 7 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.50%) Debian
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) Solaris
10 1 (0.25%) VMS
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (19.80%) SOA
3 69 (17.29%) Scrum
4 52 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (13.03%) TDD
5 44 (11.03%) MVC
6 43 (10.78%) Use Case
7 41 (10.28%) Domain-Driven Design
8 39 (9.77%) CQRS
9 33 (8.27%) High Availability
9 33 (8.27%) Integration Testing
10 32 (8.02%) SDLC
11 31 (7.77%) BDD
12 29 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (7.27%) Project Management
13 28 (7.02%) DevOps
13 28 (7.02%) Functional Testing
14 27 (6.77%) Change Management
14 27 (6.77%) Test Planning
15 25 (6.27%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 169 (42.36%) Java
2 154 (38.60%) SQL
3 85 (21.30%) JavaScript
4 73 (18.30%) C#
5 46 (11.53%) PHP
6 37 (9.27%) Groovy
7 19 (4.76%) Python
8 12 (3.01%) Bash Shell
8 12 (3.01%) PL/SQL
9 11 (2.76%) Jython
9 11 (2.76%) Korn
9 11 (2.76%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.51%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.51%) VB
11 5 (1.25%) Apple Swift
11 5 (1.25%) Perl
11 5 (1.25%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.00%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.75%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.75%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 64 (16.04%) Security Cleared
2 52 (13.03%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.51%) Degree
4 11 (2.76%) CCNP
4 11 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.51%) HNC
5 10 (2.51%) HND
6 9 (2.26%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.75%) ISEB
8 2 (0.50%) MCITP
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.52%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) SLA
3 2 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.50%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.50%) Docker
2 2 (0.50%) Firmware
2 2 (0.50%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (0.50%) Gluster
2 2 (0.50%) NFS
2 2 (0.50%) SpamAssassin
2 2 (0.50%) Squid
2 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (2.76%) CA Wily
3 8 (2.01%) Nagios
4 5 (1.25%) Puppet
5 3 (0.75%) Ansible
5 3 (0.75%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.50%) Cacti
6 2 (0.50%) logstash
7 1 (0.25%) Grafana
7 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.25%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.25%) SELinux
Vendors
1 120 (30.08%) Oracle
2 39 (9.77%) IBM
3 24 (6.02%) Microsoft
4 23 (5.76%) HP
5 22 (5.51%) Talend
5 22 (5.51%) TIBCO
6 20 (5.01%) Axway
7 18 (4.51%) VMware
8 12 (3.01%) Nokia
9 10 (2.51%) Dell
9 10 (2.51%) SAP
10 7 (1.75%) F5
10 7 (1.75%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.50%) Adobe
12 5 (1.25%) Sitecore
12 5 (1.25%) Splunk
13 4 (1.00%) Informatica
13 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.00%) Zend
14 3 (0.75%) CA
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