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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 107 113 136
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Contract jobs citing SOAP 162 127 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.67% 1.48% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.06% 5.69% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 91 70
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£378 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £261 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.69%
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
2293 2231 2404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.59% 25.95% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1305 1173
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 58 87
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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
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 24 October 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
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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 +9 43 £375 -6.25% 15
Hampshire -3 43 £400 +29.03% 21
West Sussex +16 24 £375 - 6
Surrey -9 24 £375 +7.14% 11
Oxfordshire +2 14 £456 +52.08% 8
Kent -5 5 £225 -50.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -15 4 £318 +15.98% 2
Sussex - 2 £675 -
East Sussex - 1 £375 - 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 177 (57.28%) Web Services
2 162 (52.43%) Java
3 145 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (36.89%) XML
5 102 (33.01%) REST
6 93 (30.10%) RESTful
7 88 (28.48%) Scrum
8 80 (25.89%) JavaScript
9 74 (23.95%) HTML
10 70 (22.65%) SQL
11 66 (21.36%) .NET
11 66 (21.36%) TDD
12 63 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (20.06%) Spring
14 60 (19.42%) Git (software)
15 59 (19.09%) Linux
16 53 (17.15%) CSS
17 52 (16.83%) MySQL
18 51 (16.50%) MVC
18 51 (16.50%) Subversion
18 51 (16.50%) JSON
19 49 (15.86%) SOA
20 48 (15.53%) J2EE
20 48 (15.53%) SQL Server
21 44 (14.24%) Oracle
22 40 (12.94%) OO
22 40 (12.94%) Apache
22 40 (12.94%) Maven
23 39 (12.62%) Apple iOS
24 38 (12.30%) HTTP

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 40 (12.94%) Apache
2 31 (10.03%) Tomcat
3 22 (7.12%) WebSphere
4 20 (6.47%) CMS
5 14 (4.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (3.88%) JBoss
6 12 (3.88%) Node.js
7 10 (3.24%) Drupal
8 8 (2.59%) Alfresco
8 8 (2.59%) Apache Solr
9 7 (2.27%) WordPress
9 7 (2.27%) Liferay
9 7 (2.27%) WebSphere Process Server
9 7 (2.27%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.62%) OpenEdge
10 5 (1.62%) ColdFusion
10 5 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.29%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.97%) Documentum
12 3 (0.97%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 14 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.32%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.15%) SaaS
2 12 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.56%) Force.com
4 7 (2.27%) Office 365
5 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.30%) HTTP
2 21 (6.80%) Internet
3 13 (4.21%) DNS
4 12 (3.88%) SSL
5 6 (1.94%) FTP
5 6 (1.94%) LDAP
6 5 (1.62%) SAN
6 5 (1.62%) NAS
7 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.97%) SDH
7 3 (0.97%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.97%) MPLS
8 2 (0.65%) VoIP
9 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.32%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.32%) PBX
9 1 (0.32%) RFID
9 1 (0.32%) SMPP
9 1 (0.32%) TCAP
9 1 (0.32%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.83%) MySQL
2 48 (15.53%) SQL Server
3 29 (9.39%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.80%) NoSQL
5 19 (6.15%) Oracle Database
6 15 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (4.21%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.91%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.29%) DTS
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.65%) Big Data
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 60 (19.42%) Git (software)
2 51 (16.50%) Subversion
3 40 (12.94%) Maven
4 37 (11.97%) Jenkins
5 26 (8.41%) JIRA
5 26 (8.41%) Eclipse
6 22 (7.12%) SoapUI
7 20 (6.47%) Cucumber
8 18 (5.83%) Ant
9 17 (5.50%) JUnit
10 16 (5.18%) SpecFlow
11 14 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (4.21%) Visual Studio
12 13 (4.21%) Selenium
13 11 (3.56%) FitNesse
14 7 (2.27%) JMeter
14 7 (2.27%) IntelliJ
14 7 (2.27%) Mockito
15 6 (1.94%) Hudson
16 5 (1.62%) Mercurial
General
1 37 (11.97%) Finance
2 33 (10.68%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.50%) Banking
4 13 (4.21%) Marketing
5 7 (2.27%) Billing
5 7 (2.27%) Publishing
6 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.29%) Electronics
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
7 2 (0.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Military
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 173 (55.99%) Developer
2 57 (18.45%) Java Developer
3 42 (13.59%) Analyst
4 40 (12.94%) Architect
5 24 (7.77%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (6.80%) iOS Developer
7 20 (6.47%) Software Engineer
8 17 (5.50%) Test Analyst
9 15 (4.85%) PHP Developer
9 15 (4.85%) Mobile Developer
10 12 (3.88%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 10 (3.24%) Consultant
11 10 (3.24%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.24%) Tester
11 10 (3.24%) Web Developer
11 10 (3.24%) Senior Developer
12 9 (2.91%) .NET Developer
13 8 (2.59%) Business Analyst
13 8 (2.59%) C# Developer
13 8 (2.59%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (57.28%) Web Services
2 114 (36.89%) XML
3 102 (33.01%) REST
4 93 (30.10%) RESTful
5 74 (23.95%) HTML
6 66 (21.36%) .NET
7 62 (20.06%) Spring
8 53 (17.15%) CSS
9 51 (16.50%) JSON
10 48 (15.53%) J2EE
11 33 (10.68%) Ajax
12 32 (10.36%) jQuery
13 28 (9.06%) WCF
14 27 (8.74%) Hibernate
15 25 (8.09%) Cocoa
15 25 (8.09%) Middleware
15 25 (8.09%) Cocoa Touch
16 24 (7.77%) JMS
17 19 (6.15%) WSDL
18 18 (5.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.39%) Mobile App
2 27 (8.74%) iPhone
3 26 (8.41%) iPad
4 21 (6.80%) Open Source
5 18 (5.83%) Client/Server
6 16 (5.18%) Data Structures
7 15 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.88%) Computer Science
9 10 (3.24%) User Experience
10 9 (2.91%) Algorithms
11 8 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (2.59%) GIS
12 6 (1.94%) Data Integration
13 4 (1.29%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.29%) DTV
14 3 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.97%) AS400
14 3 (0.97%) Clustering
14 3 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.09%) Linux
2 39 (12.62%) Apple iOS
3 35 (11.33%) UNIX
4 21 (6.80%) Windows
5 16 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (4.53%) Android
7 11 (3.56%) Solaris
8 8 (2.59%) Debian
8 8 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.62%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.65%) SUSE
10 2 (0.65%) CentOS
11 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (28.48%) Scrum
3 66 (21.36%) TDD
4 63 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (16.50%) MVC
6 49 (15.86%) SOA
7 40 (12.94%) OO
8 34 (11.00%) Software Engineering
9 32 (10.36%) iOS Development
10 25 (8.09%) BDD
11 22 (7.12%) CRM
12 20 (6.47%) Kanban
13 17 (5.50%) OOP
14 16 (5.18%) E-Commerce
14 16 (5.18%) Workflow
14 16 (5.18%) Unit Testing
15 14 (4.53%) Automated Testing
16 13 (4.21%) TOGAF
16 13 (4.21%) Test Automation
17 12 (3.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 162 (52.43%) Java
2 80 (25.89%) JavaScript
3 70 (22.65%) SQL
4 37 (11.97%) C#
5 28 (9.06%) Objective-C
6 27 (8.74%) PHP
7 19 (6.15%) Groovy
8 13 (4.21%) Ruby
8 13 (4.21%) Python
8 13 (4.21%) Perl
9 11 (3.56%) Apex Code
9 11 (3.56%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.24%) Scala
10 10 (3.24%) PHP5
10 10 (3.24%) C++
10 10 (3.24%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.91%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.59%) C
13 6 (1.94%) Korn
14 5 (1.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (7.12%) Degree
2 19 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.59%) JNCIA
3 8 (2.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.59%) CCNA
3 8 (2.59%) ISEB
3 8 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.94%) RHCE
5 3 (0.97%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.77%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.59%) NFS
1 8 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.91%) Puppet
2 3 (0.97%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.32%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.32%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 44 (14.24%) Oracle
2 26 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.44%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (7.12%) Apple
5 20 (6.47%) Red Hat
6 19 (6.15%) SAP
7 14 (4.53%) VMware
8 13 (4.21%) IBM
9 12 (3.88%) Sun
9 12 (3.88%) TIBCO
10 9 (2.91%) Zend
11 8 (2.59%) Redknee
11 8 (2.59%) Cisco
11 8 (2.59%) Siebel
11 8 (2.59%) Citrix
11 8 (2.59%) Juniper
12 7 (2.27%) Software AG
13 5 (1.62%) Hitachi
13 5 (1.62%) ESRI
14 4 (1.29%) Progress
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