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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 88 95 103
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing SOAP 219 201 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.46% 2.13% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.19% 8.34% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 136 81
Median daily rate £456 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +3.52%
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
2384 2409 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.76% 25.57% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1530 1533 1216
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 31 56
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.45 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Surrey +1 50 £450 +12.50% 7
Berkshire +6 42 £431 +0.29% 13
Buckinghamshire +13 38 £500 +33.33% 5
Hampshire -16 31 £363 -7.05% 14
Oxfordshire +28 27 £506 +22.72% 1
West Sussex -19 11 £420 +5.00% 2
East Sussex +9 9 £525 +16.66% 3
Middlesex +1 5 £475 -
Sussex +2 3 £475 +35.71%
Kent +5 2 £458 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £525 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 175 (44.19%) XML
2 170 (42.93%) Java
3 153 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (38.13%) Web Services
5 146 (36.87%) SQL
6 142 (35.86%) REST
7 119 (30.05%) Oracle
8 100 (25.25%) SoapUI
9 84 (21.21%) SOA
10 82 (20.71%) JavaScript
11 73 (18.43%) Unix
12 72 (18.18%) C#
13 71 (17.93%) Security Cleared
14 67 (16.92%) Scrum
15 66 (16.67%) Linux
16 63 (15.91%) jQuery
17 62 (15.66%) Finance
18 59 (14.90%) SC Cleared
19 56 (14.14%) HTML
20 55 (13.89%) .NET
20 55 (13.89%) Spring
21 50 (12.63%) TDD
22 49 (12.37%) CSS
23 48 (12.12%) JSON
24 47 (11.87%) SQL Server
25 46 (11.62%) PHP
26 44 (11.11%) JUnit
26 44 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
26 44 (11.11%) Oracle Database
27 42 (10.61%) Use Case

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 35 (8.84%) JBoss
2 31 (7.83%) WebSphere
3 23 (5.81%) Apache
3 23 (5.81%) MQSeries
4 21 (5.30%) Oracle Service Bus
5 17 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 16 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (3.79%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (3.54%) IIS
9 13 (3.28%) Confluence
10 11 (2.78%) SharePoint
11 7 (1.77%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (1.01%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.51%) CMS
15 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.25%) EPiServer CMS
15 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (5.30%) BusinessWorks
2 9 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.76%) Magento
5 2 (0.51%) OpenText Process Suite
5 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.25%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.03%) Amazon Kinesis
3 12 (3.03%) GitHub
4 10 (2.53%) Boomi
5 7 (1.77%) SaaS
6 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.01%) Force.com
6 4 (1.01%) iPaaS
7 3 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.76%) AtomSphere
8 2 (0.51%) Office 365
8 2 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.09%) LDAP
2 28 (7.07%) SSL
3 27 (6.82%) HTTP
4 16 (4.04%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.28%) 3G
6 12 (3.03%) 4G
6 12 (3.03%) Diameter Protocol
6 12 (3.03%) INAP
6 12 (3.03%) MGW
6 12 (3.03%) SIGTRAN
7 11 (2.78%) LTE
7 11 (2.78%) SMTP
8 10 (2.53%) HTTPS
8 10 (2.53%) SSH
9 9 (2.27%) FTP
9 9 (2.27%) Internet
10 8 (2.02%) Firewall
11 5 (1.26%) Network Security
11 5 (1.26%) SNMP
12 4 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.87%) SQL Server
2 44 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 24 (6.06%) MySQL
4 19 (4.80%) MongoDB
5 16 (4.04%) Big Data
6 11 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.53%) VoltDB
8 9 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.27%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.51%) DB2
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.51%) Redis
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 100 (25.25%) SoapUI
2 44 (11.11%) JUnit
3 40 (10.10%) Cucumber
4 33 (8.33%) Maven
5 32 (8.08%) Jenkins
5 32 (8.08%) JIRA
6 29 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (7.07%) Eclipse
8 27 (6.82%) Selenium
8 27 (6.82%) Subversion
9 21 (5.30%) Hamcrest
9 21 (5.30%) Mockito
10 19 (4.80%) Talend Open Studio
11 14 (3.54%) Git (software)
12 12 (3.03%) JMeter
12 12 (3.03%) SpecFlow
13 10 (2.53%) JBehave
14 9 (2.27%) Visual Studio
15 8 (2.02%) Android Studio
15 8 (2.02%) PHPUnit
General
1 62 (15.66%) Finance
2 38 (9.60%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.79%) Banking
4 12 (3.03%) Back Office
5 8 (2.02%) Front Office
6 7 (1.77%) Marketing
7 6 (1.52%) Publishing
7 6 (1.52%) Retail
8 4 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 185 (46.72%) Developer
2 66 (16.67%) Architect
3 62 (15.66%) Java Developer
4 51 (12.88%) Analyst
5 44 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 38 (9.60%) Designer
7 28 (7.07%) Solutions Designer
8 27 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (5.30%) Senior Developer
10 20 (5.05%) SOA Designer
11 19 (4.80%) SOA Solution Designer
12 18 (4.55%) .NET Developer
12 18 (4.55%) Integration Architect
12 18 (4.55%) Tester
13 16 (4.04%) XML Analyst
14 15 (3.79%) Android Developer
15 14 (3.54%) TIBCO Architect
16 13 (3.28%) SOA Architect
16 13 (3.28%) Telecoms Designer
17 12 (3.03%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (44.19%) XML
2 151 (38.13%) Web Services
3 142 (35.86%) REST
4 63 (15.91%) jQuery
5 56 (14.14%) HTML
6 55 (13.89%) .NET
6 55 (13.89%) Spring
7 49 (12.37%) CSS
8 48 (12.12%) JSON
9 40 (10.10%) Middleware
10 38 (9.60%) RESTful
10 38 (9.60%) XSD
11 36 (9.09%) WSDL
12 30 (7.58%) AngularJS
13 28 (7.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (6.57%) WCF
15 24 (6.06%) JSP
15 24 (6.06%) XML Messaging
16 21 (5.30%) JAX-RS
16 21 (5.30%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.55%) DataPower
2 17 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.02%) Clustering
5 8 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.52%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.01%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.01%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.76%) PKI
8 3 (0.76%) Tandem
8 3 (0.76%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.51%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.51%) Fintech
9 2 (0.51%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.51%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 73 (18.43%) Unix
2 66 (16.67%) Linux
3 19 (4.80%) Windows
4 18 (4.55%) Android
5 14 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.78%) zOS
7 9 (2.27%) CentOS
8 5 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.51%) 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
1 153 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (21.21%) SOA
3 67 (16.92%) Scrum
4 50 (12.63%) TDD
5 44 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (10.61%) Use Case
7 38 (9.60%) MVC
8 32 (8.08%) DevOps
8 32 (8.08%) Integration Testing
9 31 (7.83%) High Availability
9 31 (7.83%) Project Management
10 29 (7.32%) BDD
10 29 (7.32%) Web Development
11 28 (7.07%) Workflow
12 27 (6.82%) Domain-Driven Design
12 27 (6.82%) Test Planning
13 26 (6.57%) Functional Testing
14 25 (6.31%) SDLC
14 25 (6.31%) Test Scripting
14 25 (6.31%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 170 (42.93%) Java
2 146 (36.87%) SQL
3 82 (20.71%) JavaScript
4 72 (18.18%) C#
5 46 (11.62%) PHP
6 24 (6.06%) Groovy
7 18 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 18 (4.55%) Python
8 14 (3.54%) PowerShell
8 14 (3.54%) VB
9 10 (2.53%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.27%) Jython
11 8 (2.02%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.02%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.77%) Korn
13 5 (1.26%) Perl
14 4 (1.01%) Apex Code
14 4 (1.01%) Ruby
15 3 (0.76%) SOQL
15 3 (0.76%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 71 (17.93%) Security Cleared
2 59 (14.90%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.04%) Degree
4 10 (2.53%) HNC
4 10 (2.53%) HND
5 9 (2.27%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.52%) CCNP
6 6 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.51%) MCITP
7 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.25%) ISEB
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.08%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) SLA
3 2 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.51%) SDET
System Software
1 23 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.51%) Docker
2 2 (0.51%) Firmware
2 2 (0.51%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (0.51%) Gluster
2 2 (0.51%) NFS
2 2 (0.51%) SpamAssassin
2 2 (0.51%) Squid
2 2 (0.51%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.02%) Nagios
3 7 (1.77%) CA Wily
4 6 (1.52%) Puppet
5 3 (0.76%) Ansible
5 3 (0.76%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.51%) Cacti
6 2 (0.51%) logstash
7 1 (0.25%) Grafana
7 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.25%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 119 (30.05%) Oracle
2 36 (9.09%) IBM
3 31 (7.83%) Microsoft
4 26 (6.57%) HP
5 21 (5.30%) TIBCO
6 20 (5.05%) Axway
7 19 (4.80%) Talend
8 17 (4.29%) VMware
9 12 (3.03%) Nokia
10 11 (2.78%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.78%) SAP
11 10 (2.53%) Dell
12 7 (1.77%) Adobe
12 7 (1.77%) F5
13 6 (1.52%) Zend
14 5 (1.26%) Splunk
15 4 (1.01%) Informatica
15 4 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (1.01%) Sitecore
15 4 (1.01%) webMethods
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Computer People
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Computer People
Rate: £250 - £335 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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AAP3
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant
Capita plc
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