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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 104 115 138
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Contract jobs citing SOAP 199 139 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.98% 1.52% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.58% 6.05% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 90 69
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£400 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £424 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.08%
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
2624 2297 2286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.05% 25.15% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1300 1280
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 44 62
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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
Surrey +36 60 £400 +9.58% 5
Hampshire +3 59 £375 +4.52% 8
Berkshire -2 35 £469 +34.00% 15
Buckinghamshire +3 23 £328 -10.88% 6
West Sussex -12 18 £400 +14.28%
Kent +1 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire -27 4 £400 +18.51%
Middlesex 0 1 - -
East Sussex -7 1 £450 +50.00% 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 199 (55.90%) XML
2 166 (46.63%) Web Services
3 159 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (40.45%) Java
5 121 (33.99%) REST
6 111 (31.18%) SQL
7 106 (29.78%) Oracle
8 100 (28.09%) SoapUI
9 92 (25.84%) HTML
10 87 (24.44%) SOA
11 80 (22.47%) C#
12 78 (21.91%) TDD
13 68 (19.10%) Security Cleared
14 66 (18.54%) Selenium
15 65 (18.26%) .NET
16 64 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
17 63 (17.70%) SC Cleared
18 61 (17.13%) Scrum
19 60 (16.85%) JavaScript
20 54 (15.17%) HP Quality Center
21 51 (14.33%) HP
22 50 (14.04%) Telecoms
23 49 (13.76%) Test Management
24 48 (13.48%) JSON
24 48 (13.48%) WSDL
24 48 (13.48%) UNIX
25 47 (13.20%) PL/SQL
25 47 (13.20%) XML Messaging
25 47 (13.20%) Oracle Database
26 46 (12.92%) SQL Server

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 26 (7.30%) JBoss
2 24 (6.74%) WebSphere
3 21 (5.90%) WebLogic
4 19 (5.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (3.37%) Apache
8 10 (2.81%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.81%) Oracle Service Bus
9 9 (2.53%) ColdFusion
10 8 (2.25%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.69%) Node.js
12 5 (1.40%) IIS
13 4 (1.12%) Documentum
14 3 (0.84%) WordPress
14 3 (0.84%) Oracle Spatial
14 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.56%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.56%) Confluence
15 2 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Project
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.81%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.97%) Magento
3 6 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.12%) Cordys
5 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.56%) AWD
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.97%) GitHub
2 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.12%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.12%) IaaS
4 3 (0.84%) SaaS
5 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.28%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.24%) HTTP
2 35 (9.83%) TCP/IP
3 22 (6.18%) LDAP
4 14 (3.93%) SSL
5 10 (2.81%) Internet
6 8 (2.25%) FTP
6 8 (2.25%) SSH
7 5 (1.40%) Firewall
8 4 (1.12%) Diameter Protocol
8 4 (1.12%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.84%) Intranet
9 3 (0.84%) UMTS
9 3 (0.84%) GPRS
9 3 (0.84%) GSM
9 3 (0.84%) VPN
9 3 (0.84%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.84%) X.500
9 3 (0.84%) ISUP
9 3 (0.84%) INAP
10 1 (0.28%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.20%) Oracle Database
2 46 (12.92%) SQL Server
3 34 (9.55%) MySQL
3 34 (9.55%) Relational Database
4 30 (8.43%) DB2
5 17 (4.78%) Big Data
6 16 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (3.37%) Hadoop
7 12 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.09%) DB2 UDB
9 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.69%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.56%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 100 (28.09%) SoapUI
2 66 (18.54%) Selenium
3 41 (11.52%) Subversion
4 34 (9.55%) JUnit
5 31 (8.71%) Git (software)
5 31 (8.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (7.02%) Cucumber
6 25 (7.02%) Jenkins
7 23 (6.46%) Maven
8 20 (5.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (5.34%) Eclipse
10 18 (5.06%) Visual Studio
11 15 (4.21%) WebDriver
12 14 (3.93%) SpecFlow
13 13 (3.65%) Ant
14 12 (3.37%) Fiddler
14 12 (3.37%) Mockito
14 12 (3.37%) TestNG
15 11 (3.09%) Checkstyle
15 11 (3.09%) FindBugs
General
1 50 (14.04%) Telecoms
2 37 (10.39%) Finance
3 17 (4.78%) Banking
4 10 (2.81%) Retail
5 5 (1.40%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.56%) Back Office
7 2 (0.56%) Electronics
7 2 (0.56%) Marketing
7 2 (0.56%) Automotive
7 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 170 (47.75%) Developer
2 79 (22.19%) Analyst
3 67 (18.82%) Test Analyst
4 51 (14.33%) Java Developer
5 28 (7.87%) Architect
6 24 (6.74%) Tester
7 19 (5.34%) Designer
8 15 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (4.21%) Senior Test Analyst
9 12 (3.37%) Test Engineer
9 12 (3.37%) .NET Developer
9 12 (3.37%) C# Developer
9 12 (3.37%) Software Engineer
9 12 (3.37%) Consultant
10 11 (3.09%) Security Analyst
10 11 (3.09%) Solutions Designer
11 10 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (2.53%) Senior Developer
12 9 (2.53%) ColdFusion Developer
12 9 (2.53%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (55.90%) XML
2 166 (46.63%) Web Services
3 121 (33.99%) REST
4 92 (25.84%) HTML
5 65 (18.26%) .NET
6 48 (13.48%) WSDL
6 48 (13.48%) JSON
7 47 (13.20%) XML Messaging
8 45 (12.64%) JMS
9 44 (12.36%) CSS
10 41 (11.52%) RESTful
11 33 (9.27%) XSD
11 33 (9.27%) Middleware
12 30 (8.43%) J2EE
12 30 (8.43%) HTML5
13 27 (7.58%) WCF
14 25 (7.02%) Spring
15 24 (6.74%) ASP.NET
16 20 (5.62%) AngularJS
17 19 (5.34%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.90%) Management Information System
2 18 (5.06%) DataPower
3 15 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.53%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.25%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.97%) Clustering
8 7 (1.97%) User Experience
9 5 (1.40%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.12%) AS400
10 4 (1.12%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.12%) iSeries
10 4 (1.12%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.84%) PKI
11 3 (0.84%) Biometrics
12 2 (0.56%) DTV
12 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.48%) UNIX
2 42 (11.80%) Linux
3 26 (7.30%) Windows
4 15 (4.21%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.53%) Android
6 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.84%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (24.44%) SOA
3 78 (21.91%) TDD
4 64 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (17.13%) Scrum
6 49 (13.76%) Test Management
7 41 (11.52%) Test Scripting
8 37 (10.39%) BDD
8 37 (10.39%) Use Case
9 34 (9.55%) UML
10 27 (7.58%) Test Planning
11 25 (7.02%) OO
12 23 (6.46%) Data Protection
13 21 (5.90%) MVC
13 21 (5.90%) Software Engineering
14 20 (5.62%) Test Automation
15 19 (5.34%) Web Development
15 19 (5.34%) Validation
15 19 (5.34%) Project Management
16 18 (5.06%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 144 (40.45%) Java
2 111 (31.18%) SQL
3 80 (22.47%) C#
4 60 (16.85%) JavaScript
5 47 (13.20%) PL/SQL
6 30 (8.43%) Perl
7 26 (7.30%) Shell Script
8 23 (6.46%) PowerShell
9 16 (4.49%) VB
9 16 (4.49%) PHP
10 12 (3.37%) Python
11 9 (2.53%) VBScript
11 9 (2.53%) Jython
12 8 (2.25%) C++
13 6 (1.69%) VBA
13 6 (1.69%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.40%) Groovy
14 5 (1.40%) Korn
14 5 (1.40%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 68 (19.10%) Security Cleared
2 63 (17.70%) SC Cleared
3 30 (8.43%) ISTQB
4 19 (5.34%) Degree
5 12 (3.37%) ISEB
6 11 (3.09%) CISSP
7 7 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.84%) MCITP
9 3 (0.84%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.56%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.56%) OCPJWCD
10 2 (0.56%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.56%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.87%) QA
2 11 (3.09%) SLA
3 3 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 54 (15.17%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.12%) CA Wily
2 4 (1.12%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.56%) OVSD
3 2 (0.56%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.56%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (0.56%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.28%) Control-M
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 106 (29.78%) Oracle
2 51 (14.33%) HP
3 32 (8.99%) Microsoft
4 27 (7.58%) IBM
5 14 (3.93%) CA
6 10 (2.81%) webMethods
7 9 (2.53%) SAP
8 6 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.69%) Cyber-Ark
9 5 (1.40%) Google
9 5 (1.40%) Apple
10 4 (1.12%) Software AG
10 4 (1.12%) Sybase
10 4 (1.12%) Coremetrics
10 4 (1.12%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.12%) WSO2
10 4 (1.12%) Endeca
10 4 (1.12%) Infobright
10 4 (1.12%) Talend
11 3 (0.84%) ServiceNow
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