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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 120 139 131
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing SOAP 155 99 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.58% 1.12% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.39% 4.83% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 40 58
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£350 £354 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% +1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £270 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -43.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
2424 2048 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.73% 23.13% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1415 1138 911
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 57 92
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.55 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Berkshire +24 51 £350 +12.00% 13
Hampshire +11 46 £355 +9.23% 12
Surrey +6 20 £331 -7.98% 11
Buckinghamshire -19 13 £450 +31.67% 2
West Sussex - 13 £375 - 5
Oxfordshire - 6 £350 - 5
East Sussex +4 5 £290 - 2
Middlesex +5 2 £273 - 1
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 3
Isle of Wight - - - -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 194 (61.98%) Java
2 174 (55.59%) Web Services
3 155 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (35.78%) XML
5 105 (33.55%) RESTful
6 87 (27.80%) Spring
7 83 (26.52%) REST
8 81 (25.88%) HTML
9 79 (25.24%) TDD
10 72 (23.00%) Scrum
10 72 (23.00%) JavaScript
10 72 (23.00%) SQL
11 63 (20.13%) Git (software)
12 60 (19.17%) CSS
13 59 (18.85%) Oracle
13 59 (18.85%) Linux
14 58 (18.53%) Continuous Integration
15 56 (17.89%) SOA
16 53 (16.93%) JSON
17 52 (16.61%) Jenkins
18 51 (16.29%) Subversion
19 49 (15.65%) Maven
19 49 (15.65%) Hibernate
20 47 (15.02%) Tomcat
21 44 (14.06%) OO
22 42 (13.42%) Software Engineering
23 41 (13.10%) HTTP
24 40 (12.78%) .NET
25 38 (12.14%) Apache
26 37 (11.82%) SQL Server

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 47 (15.02%) Tomcat
2 38 (12.14%) Apache
3 26 (8.31%) WebSphere
4 22 (7.03%) WebLogic
5 19 (6.07%) JBoss
6 16 (5.11%) CMS
7 11 (3.51%) Alfresco
8 10 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (3.19%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (2.56%) Mule
9 8 (2.56%) Node.js
10 7 (2.24%) WebSphere Process Server
11 6 (1.92%) Drupal
11 6 (1.92%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.60%) OpenStack
13 4 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (1.28%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
14 3 (0.96%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.96%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.96%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.32%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.79%) SaaS
2 10 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.88%) Force.com
4 7 (2.24%) GitHub
5 5 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.96%) Yammer
8 2 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.10%) HTTP
2 19 (6.07%) Internet
3 13 (4.15%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.51%) DNS
5 9 (2.88%) SSL
6 7 (2.24%) MPLS
6 7 (2.24%) Ethernet
6 7 (2.24%) SDH
7 6 (1.92%) LDAP
7 6 (1.92%) SAN
7 6 (1.92%) NAS
7 6 (1.92%) VoIP
8 5 (1.60%) 4G
8 5 (1.60%) 3G
9 4 (1.28%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.28%) GSM
9 4 (1.28%) SCTP
9 4 (1.28%) XCAP
9 4 (1.28%) 2G
9 4 (1.28%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.54%) MySQL
3 26 (8.31%) Oracle Database
4 16 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (3.83%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (1.92%) InterSystems Cache
9 5 (1.60%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.60%) DB2
9 5 (1.60%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.60%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.60%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.64%) Big Data
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.64%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 63 (20.13%) Git (software)
2 52 (16.61%) Jenkins
3 51 (16.29%) Subversion
4 49 (15.65%) Maven
5 37 (11.82%) JUnit
6 24 (7.67%) Selenium
7 23 (7.35%) JIRA
7 23 (7.35%) Cucumber
8 22 (7.03%) Eclipse
9 19 (6.07%) Mockito
10 12 (3.83%) Ant
11 11 (3.51%) SoapUI
12 9 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (2.56%) Toad
14 7 (2.24%) IntelliJ
15 5 (1.60%) Visual Studio
15 5 (1.60%) JMeter
15 5 (1.60%) FitNesse
15 5 (1.60%) PHPUnit
16 4 (1.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 35 (11.18%) Telecoms
2 28 (8.95%) Finance
3 14 (4.47%) Banking
4 11 (3.51%) Publishing
4 11 (3.51%) Marketing
5 10 (3.19%) Retail
6 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.96%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 189 (60.38%) Developer
2 81 (25.88%) Java Developer
3 38 (12.14%) Architect
4 20 (6.39%) Analyst
5 17 (5.43%) Software Engineer
5 17 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (5.11%) .NET Developer
7 15 (4.79%) iOS Developer
8 14 (4.47%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 11 (3.51%) PHP Developer
10 10 (3.19%) Technical Leader
11 8 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (2.24%) Lead Developer
12 7 (2.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 6 (1.92%) Designer
13 6 (1.92%) Mobile Developer
13 6 (1.92%) Test Analyst
13 6 (1.92%) Web Developer
13 6 (1.92%) PL/SQL Developer
14 5 (1.60%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (55.59%) Web Services
2 112 (35.78%) XML
3 105 (33.55%) RESTful
4 87 (27.80%) Spring
5 83 (26.52%) REST
6 81 (25.88%) HTML
7 60 (19.17%) CSS
8 53 (16.93%) JSON
9 49 (15.65%) Hibernate
10 40 (12.78%) .NET
11 32 (10.22%) jQuery
12 30 (9.58%) J2EE
12 30 (9.58%) Middleware
13 27 (8.63%) HTML5
14 25 (7.99%) WCF
14 25 (7.99%) Ajax
15 24 (7.67%) Java EE
15 24 (7.67%) JMS
15 24 (7.67%) WSDL
16 20 (6.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.22%) Open Source
2 24 (7.67%) Mobile App
3 20 (6.39%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (5.43%) iPhone
5 16 (5.11%) iPad
6 15 (4.79%) Computer Science
7 13 (4.15%) Client/Server
8 12 (3.83%) User Experience
9 10 (3.19%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.56%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.60%) Clustering
12 4 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (0.96%) Social Media
13 3 (0.96%) SCADA
13 3 (0.96%) DTV
13 3 (0.96%) GIS
13 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 59 (18.85%) Linux
2 33 (10.54%) UNIX
3 21 (6.71%) Apple iOS
4 15 (4.79%) Windows
5 13 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.51%) Solaris
7 5 (1.60%) Android
8 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.64%) CentOS
8 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.64%) Debian
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (25.24%) TDD
3 72 (23.00%) Scrum
4 58 (18.53%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (17.89%) SOA
6 44 (14.06%) OO
7 42 (13.42%) Software Engineering
8 36 (11.50%) MVC
9 34 (10.86%) BDD
10 23 (7.35%) Web Development
11 20 (6.39%) Automated Testing
12 18 (5.75%) iOS Development
13 17 (5.43%) TOGAF
14 16 (5.11%) UML
15 15 (4.79%) Unit Testing
16 14 (4.47%) Workflow
16 14 (4.47%) Kanban
16 14 (4.47%) Test Automation
17 13 (4.15%) Migration
18 12 (3.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 194 (61.98%) Java
2 72 (23.00%) JavaScript
2 72 (23.00%) SQL
3 31 (9.90%) C#
4 19 (6.07%) Objective-C
5 18 (5.75%) PL/SQL
5 18 (5.75%) Ruby
6 17 (5.43%) PHP
7 14 (4.47%) Perl
8 12 (3.83%) Apex Code
9 11 (3.51%) Python
10 10 (3.19%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.88%) C++
12 8 (2.56%) Groovy
13 6 (1.92%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.92%) MUMPS
13 6 (1.92%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.60%) PHP5
15 4 (1.28%) Scala
16 3 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (6.71%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.07%) Degree
3 17 (5.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.96%) VCP4
4 3 (0.96%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.96%) CISSP
4 3 (0.96%) CISM
5 2 (0.64%) RHCE
5 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.64%) CCNA
5 2 (0.64%) ISEB
5 2 (0.64%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.64%) CISMP
5 2 (0.64%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.32%) PMP
6 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.47%) QA
2 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.24%) NFS
3 4 (1.28%) vSphere
4 3 (0.96%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (5.43%) Puppet
2 3 (0.96%) ZABBIX
2 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.96%) Hyperic
2 3 (0.96%) logstash
3 2 (0.64%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.64%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.64%) MOM
4 1 (0.32%) Nagios
4 1 (0.32%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.32%) AppManager
4 1 (0.32%) SCCM
4 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.32%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 59 (18.85%) Oracle
2 26 (8.31%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.71%) Salesforce.com
3 21 (6.71%) VMware
4 19 (6.07%) TIBCO
5 16 (5.11%) Apple
6 15 (4.79%) Red Hat
7 14 (4.47%) IBM
8 11 (3.51%) Software AG
9 9 (2.88%) SAP
10 7 (2.24%) Citrix
10 7 (2.24%) BEA
10 7 (2.24%) Redknee
10 7 (2.24%) MetaSolv
10 7 (2.24%) Cramer
11 6 (1.92%) webMethods
11 6 (1.92%) InterSystems
11 6 (1.92%) Hitachi
12 5 (1.60%) NetApp
12 5 (1.60%) Zend
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Rate: £450 - £600 per day + benefits
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