The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 24 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.85% 1.39% 3.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.96% 4.08% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £390 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +7.95%
SOAP
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 29.67% 34.03% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 24
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £405 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
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 Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford 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 Watford

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Watford region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Watford

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Watford region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

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 Watford region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
1 8 (88.89%) JSON
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 6 (66.67%) JMS
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) MySQL
3 6 (66.67%) Internet
4 5 (55.56%) Ajax
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) XSLT
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) DB2
6 3 (33.33%) Ant
6 3 (33.33%) JUnit
6 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (33.33%) EJB
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) JDBC
6 3 (33.33%) JSP
6 3 (33.33%) Servlets
6 3 (33.33%) Struts
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) Perl
6 3 (33.33%) XSD

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) CMS
1 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) DB2
3 3 (33.33%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Ant
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
1 3 (33.33%) Log4j
1 3 (33.33%) Mockito
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Architect
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Developer
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java E-Commerce Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) JSON
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) JMS
4 5 (55.56%) Ajax
5 4 (44.44%) XSLT
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) EJB
6 3 (33.33%) JDBC
6 3 (33.33%) JSP
6 3 (33.33%) JSTL
6 3 (33.33%) REST
6 3 (33.33%) RESTful
6 3 (33.33%) Servlets
6 3 (33.33%) Struts
6 3 (33.33%) XHTML
6 3 (33.33%) XSD
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) RIA
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) HPUX
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 3 (33.33%) RAD
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) B2B
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Logistics
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) ATG
1 3 (33.33%) Blue Martini
1 3 (33.33%) Elastic Path
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
1 3 (33.33%) Interwoven
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Zend