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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 115 101 119
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Contract jobs citing SOAP 162 149 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.62% 1.76% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.02% 6.93% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 101 67
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
2307 2151 2263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.12% 25.37% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1221 1155
Average daily rate £363 £342 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 53 94
Average hourly rate £31.00 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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
Berkshire +3 59 £382 -2.98% 21
Hampshire -18 31 £375 +7.14% 12
West Sussex +17 26 £375 - 4
Oxfordshire -10 18 £450 +50.00% 9
Surrey -20 17 £400 +14.28% 12
Buckinghamshire -22 4 £288 -11.53% 2
Kent -4 1 £225 -50.00% 4
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 7
Sussex - - - -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 164 (54.49%) Java
2 158 (52.49%) Web Services
3 144 (47.84%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (36.21%) XML
5 108 (35.88%) REST
6 91 (30.23%) RESTful
7 85 (28.24%) Scrum
8 84 (27.91%) JavaScript
9 79 (26.25%) HTML
10 75 (24.92%) Spring
11 74 (24.58%) SQL
12 73 (24.25%) TDD
13 65 (21.59%) Git (software)
14 64 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (20.60%) Linux
16 59 (19.60%) CSS
16 59 (19.60%) JSON
17 55 (18.27%) MVC
18 54 (17.94%) MySQL
19 53 (17.61%) Subversion
20 52 (17.28%) .NET
21 50 (16.61%) Maven
22 47 (15.61%) SOA
23 45 (14.95%) Oracle
23 45 (14.95%) OO
23 45 (14.95%) Software Engineering
24 44 (14.62%) Apache
25 42 (13.95%) Jenkins
26 39 (12.96%) SQL Server
26 39 (12.96%) Telecoms

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 44 (14.62%) Apache
2 34 (11.30%) Tomcat
3 22 (7.31%) CMS
4 18 (5.98%) WebSphere
5 17 (5.65%) JBoss
6 13 (4.32%) WebLogic
7 12 (3.99%) Node.js
8 11 (3.65%) Alfresco
9 9 (2.99%) Drupal
10 7 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (2.33%) WordPress
10 7 (2.33%) Apache Solr
10 7 (2.33%) WebSphere Process Server
11 5 (1.66%) OpenEdge
11 5 (1.66%) ColdFusion
11 5 (1.66%) Liferay
12 4 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.33%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.98%) SaaS
2 11 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.66%) Force.com
4 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.00%) Office 365
5 3 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.63%) HTTP
2 19 (6.31%) DNS
3 18 (5.98%) Internet
4 9 (2.99%) SSL
5 7 (2.33%) Ethernet
5 7 (2.33%) SDH
5 7 (2.33%) SAN
5 7 (2.33%) VoIP
5 7 (2.33%) MPLS
5 7 (2.33%) NAS
6 5 (1.66%) M3UA
6 5 (1.66%) LDAP
6 5 (1.66%) SMPP
6 5 (1.66%) TCAP
6 5 (1.66%) SCCP
6 5 (1.66%) INAP
6 5 (1.66%) SCTP
7 4 (1.33%) 4G
7 4 (1.33%) XCAP
7 4 (1.33%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (17.94%) MySQL
2 39 (12.96%) SQL Server
3 27 (8.97%) Relational Database
4 25 (8.31%) Oracle Database
5 18 (5.98%) NoSQL
6 17 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (4.32%) MongoDB
9 10 (3.32%) RDBMS
9 10 (3.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.66%) Big Data
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.33%) DB2
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 65 (21.59%) Git (software)
2 53 (17.61%) Subversion
3 50 (16.61%) Maven
4 42 (13.95%) Jenkins
5 25 (8.31%) JIRA
6 24 (7.97%) Eclipse
7 21 (6.98%) Cucumber
8 20 (6.64%) SoapUI
9 18 (5.98%) JUnit
10 16 (5.32%) Ant
11 15 (4.98%) SpecFlow
12 13 (4.32%) Selenium
13 11 (3.65%) Mockito
13 11 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (3.32%) FitNesse
15 8 (2.66%) IntelliJ
15 8 (2.66%) Visual Studio
16 7 (2.33%) Toad
16 7 (2.33%) Hudson
17 5 (1.66%) JMeter
General
1 39 (12.96%) Telecoms
2 38 (12.62%) Finance
3 19 (6.31%) Banking
4 13 (4.32%) Marketing
5 9 (2.99%) Publishing
6 4 (1.33%) Billing
7 3 (1.00%) Electronics
7 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.00%) Retail
8 2 (0.66%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 174 (57.81%) Developer
2 64 (21.26%) Java Developer
3 35 (11.63%) Architect
4 31 (10.30%) Analyst
5 22 (7.31%) Software Engineer
6 19 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (6.31%) iOS Developer
7 18 (5.98%) PHP Developer
8 14 (4.65%) Test Analyst
9 12 (3.99%) Mobile Developer
10 11 (3.65%) .NET Developer
11 10 (3.32%) Consultant
12 9 (2.99%) Senior Developer
12 9 (2.99%) C# Developer
12 9 (2.99%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 9 (2.99%) Technical Leader
13 8 (2.66%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (2.66%) Project Engineer
13 8 (2.66%) Web Developer
14 7 (2.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (52.49%) Web Services
2 109 (36.21%) XML
3 108 (35.88%) REST
4 91 (30.23%) RESTful
5 79 (26.25%) HTML
6 75 (24.92%) Spring
7 59 (19.60%) CSS
7 59 (19.60%) JSON
8 52 (17.28%) .NET
9 37 (12.29%) Ajax
9 37 (12.29%) jQuery
10 33 (10.96%) Hibernate
11 29 (9.63%) Middleware
12 26 (8.64%) J2EE
13 25 (8.31%) WSDL
13 25 (8.31%) JMS
13 25 (8.31%) HTML5
14 24 (7.97%) WCF
15 20 (6.64%) Cocoa
15 20 (6.64%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.64%) Mobile App
2 23 (7.64%) Open Source
3 22 (7.31%) iPhone
4 21 (6.98%) iPad
5 15 (4.98%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.65%) Client/Server
7 13 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (3.99%) Data Structures
8 12 (3.99%) User Experience
8 12 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.99%) Algorithms
10 8 (2.66%) Data Integration
10 8 (2.66%) GIS
11 4 (1.33%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.00%) AS400
12 3 (1.00%) DTV
12 3 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.66%) Social Media
13 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 62 (20.60%) Linux
2 32 (10.63%) Apple iOS
3 30 (9.97%) UNIX
4 22 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (4.98%) Solaris
6 14 (4.65%) Windows
7 11 (3.65%) Android
8 8 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.66%) Debian
8 8 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.00%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.66%) CentOS
10 2 (0.66%) SUSE
11 1 (0.33%) AIX
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (47.84%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (28.24%) Scrum
3 73 (24.25%) TDD
4 64 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (18.27%) MVC
6 47 (15.61%) SOA
7 45 (14.95%) OO
7 45 (14.95%) Software Engineering
8 30 (9.97%) BDD
9 25 (8.31%) iOS Development
10 19 (6.31%) Kanban
11 16 (5.32%) Workflow
12 15 (4.98%) OOP
12 15 (4.98%) Unit Testing
13 14 (4.65%) User Stories
13 14 (4.65%) Test Automation
14 13 (4.32%) E-Commerce
14 13 (4.32%) Web Development
14 13 (4.32%) TOGAF
14 13 (4.32%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 164 (54.49%) Java
2 84 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 74 (24.58%) SQL
4 34 (11.30%) C#
5 28 (9.30%) PHP
6 23 (7.64%) Objective-C
7 19 (6.31%) Ruby
8 17 (5.65%) Perl
8 17 (5.65%) Groovy
9 12 (3.99%) C++
10 11 (3.65%) Python
10 11 (3.65%) PL/SQL
10 11 (3.65%) PHP5
11 9 (2.99%) Scala
11 9 (2.99%) Apex Code
12 8 (2.66%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.66%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.66%) C
13 5 (1.66%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (6.64%) Security Cleared
1 20 (6.64%) Degree
2 10 (3.32%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.66%) JNCIA
3 8 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.66%) CCNA
4 6 (1.99%) RHCE
5 4 (1.33%) ISEB
6 3 (1.00%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.64%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.32%) NFS
2 8 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.00%) vSphere
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (3.32%) Puppet
2 3 (1.00%) Hyperic
2 3 (1.00%) logstash
2 3 (1.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.33%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.33%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (14.95%) Oracle
2 27 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 26 (8.64%) Red Hat
4 18 (5.98%) Apple
5 15 (4.98%) VMware
5 15 (4.98%) TIBCO
5 15 (4.98%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (4.65%) SAP
7 12 (3.99%) IBM
8 11 (3.65%) Zend
9 10 (3.32%) Redknee
9 10 (3.32%) Sun
9 10 (3.32%) Citrix
10 8 (2.66%) Cisco
10 8 (2.66%) Juniper
11 7 (2.33%) BEA
11 7 (2.33%) Hitachi
11 7 (2.33%) Software AG
11 7 (2.33%) ESRI
11 7 (2.33%) MetaSolv
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