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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 136 100 121
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +21
Contract jobs citing SOAP 111 192 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 2.01% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.47% 7.44% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 121 99
Median daily rate £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £276 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
2030 2582 2266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.29% 27.08% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1660 1382
Median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 79 40
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.80 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +4 26 £375 +25.00% 7
Surrey -19 21 £431 +2.67% 12
Buckinghamshire +4 20 £525 +27.27% 4
Hampshire -6 13 £350 +7.69% 4
West Sussex +12 10 £488 +20.09% 3
Oxfordshire +2 10 £500 +78.57% 4
East Sussex +2 4 £363 +9.43%
Middlesex +1 1 - -
Kent - 1 £425 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 150 (56.82%) Java
2 140 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (46.97%) SQL
4 121 (45.83%) REST
5 119 (45.08%) Web Services
6 116 (43.94%) XML
7 74 (28.03%) JavaScript
8 66 (25.00%) Oracle
8 66 (25.00%) Scrum
9 65 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (23.86%) C#
11 62 (23.48%) SoapUI
12 57 (21.59%) JSON
13 55 (20.83%) Spring
14 52 (19.70%) TDD
14 52 (19.70%) Jenkins
15 51 (19.32%) Selenium
15 51 (19.32%) jQuery
16 50 (18.94%) RESTful
17 48 (18.18%) Git (software)
17 48 (18.18%) .NET
17 48 (18.18%) HTML
18 45 (17.05%) JUnit
19 44 (16.67%) Linux
20 43 (16.29%) Cucumber
21 42 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
21 42 (15.91%) CSS
22 39 (14.77%) Finance
23 37 (14.02%) Maven
24 36 (13.64%) JIRA

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 20 (7.58%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (7.20%) Apache
3 18 (6.82%) JBoss
4 17 (6.44%) WebSphere
5 14 (5.30%) Confluence
6 11 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (3.03%) SharePoint
8 8 (3.03%) WebLogic
9 7 (2.65%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.27%) IIS
11 5 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.52%) CMS
13 2 (0.76%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.38%) Mule
14 1 (0.38%) nginx
14 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPEL
14 1 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
14 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.38%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.76%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.71%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.89%) GitHub
4 3 (1.14%) SaaS
5 2 (0.76%) Force.com
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.38%) Boomi
6 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.44%) HTTP
2 15 (5.68%) SSL
3 10 (3.79%) Firewall
4 7 (2.65%) LDAP
5 6 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.52%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.52%) Internet
7 3 (1.14%) SNMP
7 3 (1.14%) SSH
8 2 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.76%) Network Security
8 2 (0.76%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.74%) Oracle Database
3 20 (7.58%) MongoDB
3 20 (7.58%) MySQL
4 14 (5.30%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.89%) Big Data
10 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.52%) Redis
11 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.76%) GIS
12 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 62 (23.48%) SoapUI
2 52 (19.70%) Jenkins
3 51 (19.32%) Selenium
4 48 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 45 (17.05%) JUnit
6 43 (16.29%) Cucumber
7 42 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 37 (14.02%) Maven
9 36 (13.64%) JIRA
10 25 (9.47%) Mockito
10 25 (9.47%) WebDriver
11 22 (8.33%) Hamcrest
12 21 (7.95%) Subversion
13 20 (7.58%) MSTest
14 17 (6.44%) Talend Open Studio
15 16 (6.06%) Eclipse
16 15 (5.68%) Gradle
17 13 (4.92%) SpecFlow
18 12 (4.55%) Ant
19 11 (4.17%) JMeter
General
1 39 (14.77%) Finance
2 9 (3.41%) Publishing
3 8 (3.03%) Retail
4 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.14%) Marketing
6 2 (0.76%) Back Office
6 2 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Electronics
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Military
7 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 127 (48.11%) Developer
2 51 (19.32%) Java Developer
3 47 (17.80%) Analyst
4 43 (16.29%) Test Analyst
5 29 (10.98%) Architect
6 19 (7.20%) Automation Test Analyst
6 19 (7.20%) C# Developer
7 18 (6.82%) .NET Developer
8 15 (5.68%) Integration Architect
9 14 (5.30%) Tester
10 13 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (4.92%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.17%) Administrator
11 11 (4.17%) BizTalk Developer
11 11 (4.17%) Consultant
11 11 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.79%) Agile Developer
12 10 (3.79%) Agile Test Analyst
13 9 (3.41%) CRM Developer
13 9 (3.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (45.83%) REST
2 119 (45.08%) Web Services
3 116 (43.94%) XML
4 57 (21.59%) JSON
5 55 (20.83%) Spring
6 51 (19.32%) jQuery
7 50 (18.94%) RESTful
8 48 (18.18%) .NET
8 48 (18.18%) HTML
9 42 (15.91%) CSS
10 34 (12.88%) WCF
11 30 (11.36%) AngularJS
11 30 (11.36%) J2EE
12 27 (10.23%) JSP
13 24 (9.09%) JAX-RS
13 24 (9.09%) Struts
14 20 (7.58%) Java EE
15 19 (7.20%) WSDL
16 18 (6.82%) Middleware
17 17 (6.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.41%) Clustering
5 7 (2.65%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.27%) DataPower
7 4 (1.52%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.14%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.14%) Informatics
9 2 (0.76%) CMDB
9 2 (0.76%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.76%) iPad
9 2 (0.76%) IVR
9 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.76%) NHS
9 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.38%) Social Media
10 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.67%) Linux
2 30 (11.36%) Unix
3 16 (6.06%) Windows
4 12 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.65%) CentOS
6 3 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.14%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) AIX
8 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.38%) Solaris
8 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (25.00%) Scrum
3 65 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (19.70%) TDD
5 34 (12.88%) MVC
5 34 (12.88%) SOA
6 28 (10.61%) BDD
6 28 (10.61%) Domain-Driven Design
7 27 (10.23%) CQRS
8 26 (9.85%) Kanban
9 25 (9.47%) SDLC
10 23 (8.71%) ETL
11 22 (8.33%) Unit Testing
12 21 (7.95%) Automated Testing
12 21 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (7.95%) Integration Testing
12 21 (7.95%) OO
13 20 (7.58%) UML
14 17 (6.44%) Defect Tracking
14 17 (6.44%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 150 (56.82%) Java
2 124 (46.97%) SQL
3 74 (28.03%) JavaScript
4 63 (23.86%) C#
5 25 (9.47%) Groovy
6 18 (6.82%) Python
6 18 (6.82%) T-SQL
7 16 (6.06%) PHP
8 12 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.41%) Jython
9 9 (3.41%) Korn
9 9 (3.41%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.65%) C++
11 5 (1.89%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.89%) XPath
12 4 (1.52%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.52%) Perl
13 3 (1.14%) Ruby
13 3 (1.14%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.76%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 25 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.92%) Degree
4 7 (2.65%) CCNP
4 7 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.52%) ISEB
6 3 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.71%) QA
2 5 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.52%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.14%) Docker
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.41%) CA Wily
2 8 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.27%) logstash
4 4 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.14%) Kibana
6 2 (0.76%) Grafana
6 2 (0.76%) Puppet
7 1 (0.38%) SELinux
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 66 (25.00%) Oracle
2 30 (11.36%) IBM
3 22 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.44%) Talend
5 8 (3.03%) TIBCO
6 7 (2.65%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.65%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.27%) Splunk
8 5 (1.89%) HP
8 5 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.52%) Avaya
9 4 (1.52%) Genesys
9 4 (1.52%) KANA
9 4 (1.52%) VMware
9 4 (1.52%) webMethods
10 3 (1.14%) Capita
11 2 (0.76%) Apple
11 2 (0.76%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.76%) F5
11 2 (0.76%) Google
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