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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 102 100 120
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs citing SOAP 211 192 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.19% 1.93% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.64% 8.37% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 125 67
Median daily rate £425 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £324 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £476 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +13.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
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
2443 2295 2174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.31% 23.05% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1597 1411 1271
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 50
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.75 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +26 53 £413 +17.85% 6
Berkshire -11 43 £475 +15.21% 12
Hampshire +7 42 £360 -5.88% 13
Buckinghamshire +10 38 £500 +14.28% 2
Oxfordshire +14 14 £493 +19.39% 3
West Sussex -37 8 £513 +28.12% 4
Middlesex -1 5 £475 +72.72%
Kent -20 3 £415 - 1
Sussex - 3 £475 -
East Sussex - 3 £425 - 3
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Home Counties - 1 £525 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 205 (51.12%) XML
2 177 (44.14%) Java
3 161 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (38.90%) Web Services
5 136 (33.92%) SQL
6 133 (33.17%) REST
7 131 (32.67%) Oracle
8 98 (24.44%) SoapUI
9 92 (22.94%) SOA
10 91 (22.69%) Security Cleared
11 90 (22.44%) JavaScript
12 89 (22.19%) Unix
13 78 (19.45%) SC Cleared
14 73 (18.20%) Finance
15 72 (17.96%) HTML
16 68 (16.96%) Scrum
17 60 (14.96%) C#
18 59 (14.71%) .NET
19 58 (14.46%) CSS
20 54 (13.47%) Linux
21 53 (13.22%) SQL Server
21 53 (13.22%) TDD
22 52 (12.97%) Spring
22 52 (12.97%) JSON
23 50 (12.47%) PHP
24 49 (12.22%) jQuery
25 46 (11.47%) Oracle Database
26 44 (10.97%) LDAP
27 43 (10.72%) JMS
27 43 (10.72%) Eclipse

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 34 (8.48%) WebSphere
2 32 (7.98%) JBoss
3 26 (6.48%) Apache
4 23 (5.74%) Oracle Service Bus
5 22 (5.49%) WebLogic
6 21 (5.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (3.24%) IIS
7 13 (3.24%) MQSeries
8 11 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.74%) Tomcat
9 10 (2.49%) Node.js
10 8 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (1.75%) SharePoint
12 6 (1.50%) Confluence
13 4 (1.00%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.50%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.25%) Mule ESB
15 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS Project
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.74%) BusinessWorks
2 10 (2.49%) OpenText Process Suite
3 8 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.25%) Magento
5 2 (0.50%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.50%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.25%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.74%) GitHub
3 10 (2.49%) Boomi
3 10 (2.49%) SaaS
4 9 (2.24%) Amazon Kinesis
5 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.25%) Force.com
8 4 (1.00%) iPaaS
9 3 (0.75%) AtomSphere
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.50%) Office 365
10 2 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.25%) Heroku
11 1 (0.25%) IaaS
11 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.25%) PaaS
11 1 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.97%) LDAP
2 40 (9.98%) HTTP
3 35 (8.73%) SSL
4 28 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 20 (4.99%) HTTPS
6 16 (3.99%) Firewall
7 15 (3.74%) FTP
7 15 (3.74%) Internet
7 15 (3.74%) SMTP
8 12 (2.99%) 3G
9 11 (2.74%) 4G
9 11 (2.74%) Diameter Protocol
9 11 (2.74%) INAP
9 11 (2.74%) MGW
9 11 (2.74%) SIGTRAN
9 11 (2.74%) SSH
10 10 (2.49%) LTE
11 9 (2.24%) DNS
11 9 (2.24%) VPN
12 8 (2.00%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 46 (11.47%) Oracle Database
3 26 (6.48%) MySQL
4 19 (4.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (3.24%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.99%) Big Data
6 12 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.74%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.75%) VoltDB
9 6 (1.50%) DB2
9 6 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 98 (24.44%) SoapUI
2 43 (10.72%) Eclipse
3 37 (9.23%) Maven
4 35 (8.73%) Subversion
5 27 (6.73%) JIRA
6 23 (5.74%) Selenium
7 21 (5.24%) JUnit
8 20 (4.99%) Ant
9 18 (4.49%) Cucumber
10 17 (4.24%) Jenkins
10 17 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (4.24%) Toad
11 15 (3.74%) Git (software)
12 14 (3.49%) Android Studio
13 13 (3.24%) Visual Studio
14 12 (2.99%) Talend Open Studio
15 11 (2.74%) Jasmine
16 9 (2.24%) JMeter
17 8 (2.00%) NUnit
18 7 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 73 (18.20%) Finance
2 39 (9.73%) Telecoms
3 27 (6.73%) Banking
4 11 (2.74%) Back Office
5 9 (2.24%) Retail
6 7 (1.75%) Front Office
7 5 (1.25%) Marketing
8 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.75%) Publishing
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 200 (49.88%) Developer
2 66 (16.46%) Java Developer
3 56 (13.97%) Architect
4 45 (11.22%) Analyst
5 40 (9.98%) Test Analyst
6 39 (9.73%) Designer
7 27 (6.73%) Solutions Designer
8 25 (6.23%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (5.74%) Android Developer
9 23 (5.74%) Senior Developer
10 22 (5.49%) XML Analyst
11 20 (4.99%) SOA Designer
12 19 (4.74%) SOA Solution Designer
13 18 (4.49%) .NET Developer
14 14 (3.49%) Unix Analyst
15 13 (3.24%) PHP Developer
15 13 (3.24%) Senior Java Developer
16 12 (2.99%) Agile Developer
16 12 (2.99%) Tester
17 11 (2.74%) Telecoms Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (51.12%) XML
2 156 (38.90%) Web Services
3 133 (33.17%) REST
4 72 (17.96%) HTML
5 59 (14.71%) .NET
6 58 (14.46%) CSS
7 52 (12.97%) JSON
7 52 (12.97%) Spring
8 49 (12.22%) jQuery
9 43 (10.72%) JMS
10 42 (10.47%) Middleware
11 39 (9.73%) XSD
12 36 (8.98%) RESTful
12 36 (8.98%) WSDL
13 34 (8.48%) XML Messaging
14 32 (7.98%) J2EE
14 32 (7.98%) Java EE
15 30 (7.48%) JPA
16 28 (6.98%) EJB
16 28 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.99%) Mobile App
2 19 (4.74%) DataPower
3 18 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.74%) Clustering
5 10 (2.49%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.75%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.75%) User Experience
8 6 (1.50%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.25%) Blockchain
9 5 (1.25%) Cryptocurrency
10 4 (1.00%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.75%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.75%) PKI
11 3 (0.75%) Tandem
12 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.50%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.50%) NGOSS
12 2 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 89 (22.19%) Unix
2 54 (13.47%) Linux
3 29 (7.23%) Windows
4 26 (6.48%) Android
5 15 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.74%) zOS
7 9 (2.24%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.75%) CentOS
9 3 (0.75%) Debian
10 2 (0.50%) AIX
10 2 (0.50%) Solaris
10 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (22.94%) SOA
3 68 (16.96%) Scrum
4 53 (13.22%) TDD
5 40 (9.98%) MVC
6 39 (9.73%) Use Case
7 37 (9.23%) UML
8 35 (8.73%) Web Development
9 31 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (7.48%) DevOps
10 30 (7.48%) High Availability
10 30 (7.48%) Integration Testing
11 29 (7.23%) Test Scripting
12 25 (6.23%) Defect Management
12 25 (6.23%) Project Management
12 25 (6.23%) Test Management
13 24 (5.99%) Waterfall
13 24 (5.99%) Workflow
14 23 (5.74%) SDLC
14 23 (5.74%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 177 (44.14%) Java
2 136 (33.92%) SQL
3 90 (22.44%) JavaScript
4 60 (14.96%) C#
5 50 (12.47%) PHP
6 35 (8.73%) PL/SQL
7 26 (6.48%) Python
8 18 (4.49%) Jython
9 16 (3.99%) Shell Script
10 15 (3.74%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.74%) VB
11 12 (2.99%) Groovy
12 11 (2.74%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 8 (2.00%) Apex Code
13 8 (2.00%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.00%) Korn
13 8 (2.00%) Tcl
14 6 (1.50%) Perl
15 5 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 91 (22.69%) Security Cleared
2 78 (19.45%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.74%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.99%) Degree
5 9 (2.24%) HNC
5 9 (2.24%) HND
6 6 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.25%) CCNP
8 3 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.75%) ISEB
9 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.25%) CCNA
10 1 (0.25%) CCSP
10 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.25%) MCITP
10 1 (0.25%) MCP
10 1 (0.25%) MCSE
10 1 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.23%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.50%) Docker
4 2 (0.50%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (0.50%) Gluster
4 2 (0.50%) NFS
4 2 (0.50%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (0.50%) Squid
4 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.25%) Firmware
5 1 (0.25%) NDS
5 1 (0.25%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 32 (7.98%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.75%) CA Wily
2 7 (1.75%) Nagios
2 7 (1.75%) Puppet
3 4 (1.00%) OpenView
3 4 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.75%) Ansible
4 3 (0.75%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.50%) Cacti
5 2 (0.50%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.50%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.25%) logstash
6 1 (0.25%) MOM
6 1 (0.25%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (0.25%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.25%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 131 (32.67%) Oracle
2 40 (9.98%) HP
3 35 (8.73%) Microsoft
4 33 (8.23%) IBM
5 19 (4.74%) VMware
6 13 (3.24%) TIBCO
7 12 (2.99%) Adobe
7 12 (2.99%) F5
7 12 (2.99%) Red Hat
7 12 (2.99%) Talend
8 11 (2.74%) Nokia
9 10 (2.49%) Axway
9 10 (2.49%) Dell
9 10 (2.49%) SAP
10 9 (2.24%) Zend
11 8 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.75%) CA
12 7 (1.75%) webMethods
13 6 (1.50%) Sitecore
14 4 (1.00%) StorageTek
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