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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 112 128 118
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing SOAP 146 145 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.73% 1.49% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.16% 5.82% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 96 95
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +7.95%
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
2371 2491 2230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.02% 25.54% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1472 1656 1285
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 35
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £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 26 September 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 September 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 +23 41 £388 -23.45% 9
Buckinghamshire +25 25 £450 +38.46% 5
Hampshire -8 20 £349 -5.10% 6
Surrey -19 18 £400 -1.23% 10
West Sussex +5 16 £475 +31.03%
East Sussex +13 10 £400 +10.34% 1
Oxfordshire -6 7 £575 +67.27% 3
Kent +10 3 £275 - 2
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 173 (48.87%) Java
2 159 (44.92%) REST
3 149 (42.09%) SQL
4 145 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (38.14%) XML
6 134 (37.85%) Web Services
7 102 (28.81%) Oracle
8 93 (26.27%) JavaScript
9 87 (24.58%) SoapUI
10 81 (22.88%) jQuery
11 75 (21.19%) Spring
12 70 (19.77%) JUnit
13 64 (18.08%) Scrum
13 64 (18.08%) C#
13 64 (18.08%) Cucumber
14 59 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 59 (16.67%) Linux
15 58 (16.38%) SOA
16 57 (16.10%) Unix
16 57 (16.10%) JSON
17 53 (14.97%) Finance
17 53 (14.97%) HTML
17 53 (14.97%) Jenkins
18 51 (14.41%) .NET
19 50 (14.12%) TDD
20 47 (13.28%) SQL Server
20 47 (13.28%) Oracle Database
21 46 (12.99%) CSS
21 46 (12.99%) Domain-Driven Design
21 46 (12.99%) RESTful

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 31 (8.76%) JBoss
2 24 (6.78%) MQSeries
3 21 (5.93%) WebSphere
4 20 (5.65%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (4.80%) Apache
6 15 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (3.95%) Confluence
7 14 (3.95%) Oracle Service Bus
8 13 (3.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (3.39%) SharePoint
10 10 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.69%) IIS
12 5 (1.41%) Tomcat
13 4 (1.13%) CMS
14 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.56%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.28%) EPiServer CMS
16 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
16 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (5.93%) BusinessWorks
2 10 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) OpenText Process Suite
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.11%) GitHub
4 10 (2.82%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (1.41%) Boomi
6 4 (1.13%) SaaS
7 2 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.28%) AtomSphere
8 1 (0.28%) Force.com
8 1 (0.28%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.93%) HTTP
2 20 (5.65%) LDAP
3 19 (5.37%) SSL
4 10 (2.82%) 3G
4 10 (2.82%) 4G
4 10 (2.82%) Diameter Protocol
4 10 (2.82%) INAP
4 10 (2.82%) SIGTRAN
5 9 (2.54%) HTTPS
5 9 (2.54%) LTE
5 9 (2.54%) MGW
6 6 (1.69%) Firewall
6 6 (1.69%) Internet
6 6 (1.69%) SNMP
7 5 (1.41%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.13%) FTP
9 3 (0.85%) Network Security
9 3 (0.85%) WinSCP
10 2 (0.56%) Nokia DX200
10 2 (0.56%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.28%) Oracle Database
1 47 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.63%) MySQL
3 22 (6.21%) MongoDB
4 15 (4.24%) Big Data
5 14 (3.95%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.82%) VoltDB
8 7 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.85%) Redis
10 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.56%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.56%) SQLite
12 1 (0.28%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.28%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 87 (24.58%) SoapUI
2 70 (19.77%) JUnit
3 64 (18.08%) Cucumber
4 53 (14.97%) Jenkins
5 45 (12.71%) Maven
6 40 (11.30%) Selenium
7 39 (11.02%) Mockito
8 37 (10.45%) Hamcrest
9 36 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 33 (9.32%) JIRA
11 28 (7.91%) Subversion
12 26 (7.34%) Git (software)
13 22 (6.21%) Talend Open Studio
14 18 (5.08%) Eclipse
15 16 (4.52%) Gradle
16 15 (4.24%) JMeter
17 13 (3.67%) WebDriver
18 12 (3.39%) JBehave
18 12 (3.39%) SpecFlow
19 11 (3.11%) PHPUnit
General
1 53 (14.97%) Finance
2 20 (5.65%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.54%) Back Office
4 7 (1.98%) Publishing
4 7 (1.98%) Retail
5 6 (1.69%) Front Office
6 3 (0.85%) Marketing
7 2 (0.56%) Banking
7 2 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 169 (47.74%) Developer
2 65 (18.36%) Java Developer
3 56 (15.82%) Architect
4 48 (13.56%) Analyst
5 43 (12.15%) Test Analyst
6 24 (6.78%) Integration Architect
7 21 (5.93%) .NET Developer
8 20 (5.65%) Designer
9 19 (5.37%) C# Developer
9 19 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (4.52%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.95%) Solutions Designer
11 14 (3.95%) TIBCO Architect
12 13 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (3.67%) Integration Developer
12 13 (3.67%) Tester
13 12 (3.39%) Administrator
13 12 (3.39%) Automation Test Analyst
13 12 (3.39%) CRM Developer
13 12 (3.39%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (44.92%) REST
2 135 (38.14%) XML
3 134 (37.85%) Web Services
4 81 (22.88%) jQuery
5 75 (21.19%) Spring
6 57 (16.10%) JSON
7 53 (14.97%) HTML
8 51 (14.41%) .NET
9 46 (12.99%) CSS
9 46 (12.99%) RESTful
10 42 (11.86%) JSP
11 38 (10.73%) Struts
12 37 (10.45%) JAX-RS
13 33 (9.32%) WCF
14 32 (9.04%) WSDL
15 30 (8.47%) AngularJS
15 30 (8.47%) XSD
16 27 (7.63%) MyBatis
17 25 (7.06%) J2EE
17 25 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.95%) Computer Science
2 13 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.11%) Clustering
4 10 (2.82%) DataPower
5 8 (2.26%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.98%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.41%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.85%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.85%) iPad
8 3 (0.85%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.56%) CMDB
9 2 (0.56%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.56%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.56%) IVR
9 2 (0.56%) NHS
9 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.56%) Tandem
10 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (16.67%) Linux
2 57 (16.10%) Unix
3 15 (4.24%) Windows
4 14 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.67%) CentOS
6 7 (1.98%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.56%) Debian
7 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.56%) zOS
8 1 (0.28%) AIX
8 1 (0.28%) Android
8 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (18.08%) Scrum
3 59 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 58 (16.38%) SOA
5 50 (14.12%) TDD
6 46 (12.99%) Domain-Driven Design
7 43 (12.15%) CQRS
8 42 (11.86%) MVC
9 36 (10.17%) Integration Testing
10 34 (9.60%) BDD
11 32 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (7.91%) TOGAF
13 27 (7.63%) ETL
13 27 (7.63%) High Availability
13 27 (7.63%) Use Case
14 26 (7.34%) Change Management
15 25 (7.06%) Functional Testing
15 25 (7.06%) SDLC
16 23 (6.50%) Kanban
17 22 (6.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 173 (48.87%) Java
2 149 (42.09%) SQL
3 93 (26.27%) JavaScript
4 64 (18.08%) C#
5 41 (11.58%) Groovy
6 36 (10.17%) PHP
7 19 (5.37%) Python
8 14 (3.95%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.11%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.82%) Jython
10 10 (2.82%) Korn
11 7 (1.98%) C++
12 6 (1.69%) Perl
13 5 (1.41%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.41%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.41%) XPath
14 4 (1.13%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.13%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.85%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (11.30%) Security Cleared
2 30 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.08%) Degree
4 11 (3.11%) CCNP
4 11 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.26%) HNC
5 8 (2.26%) HND
6 4 (1.13%) ISEB
7 3 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.28%) MCITP
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.32%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) SDET
2 2 (0.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) PA-DSS
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.56%) Docker
3 2 (0.56%) Firmware
3 2 (0.56%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (0.56%) Gluster
3 2 (0.56%) NFS
3 2 (0.56%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (0.56%) Squid
3 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (4.24%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.82%) CA Wily
3 7 (1.98%) Nagios
4 4 (1.13%) logstash
4 4 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.85%) Ansible
6 2 (0.56%) Cacti
6 2 (0.56%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.28%) Grafana
7 1 (0.28%) Puppet
7 1 (0.28%) SELinux
Vendors
1 102 (28.81%) Oracle
2 36 (10.17%) IBM
3 25 (7.06%) TIBCO
4 22 (6.21%) Talend
5 21 (5.93%) Axway
6 18 (5.08%) Microsoft
7 14 (3.95%) VMware
8 13 (3.67%) HP
9 10 (2.82%) Nokia
10 7 (1.98%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.41%) Dell
11 5 (1.41%) Splunk
12 4 (1.13%) Avaya
12 4 (1.13%) EPiServer
12 4 (1.13%) Genesys
12 4 (1.13%) KANA
12 4 (1.13%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.13%) SAP
13 3 (0.85%) webMethods
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