The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 23 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.60% 4.94% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.87% 11.11% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +26.02%
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
46 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 33.09% 44.44% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 15
Average daily rate £375 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £427 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Manufacturing
2 7 (87.50%) Content Management
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) JSON
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) Ajax
3 6 (75.00%) Internet
4 5 (62.50%) Subversion
4 5 (62.50%) Sun Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Interwoven
4 5 (62.50%) Log4j
4 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 5 (62.50%) Web 2.0
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) Maven
4 5 (62.50%) Servlets

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 7 (87.50%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (62.50%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Internet
2 5 (62.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Ant
1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
1 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
1 5 (62.50%) Log4j
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
General
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) REST
3 6 (75.00%) Ajax
3 6 (75.00%) JSON
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) Servlets
4 5 (62.50%) Struts
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) J2EE
4 5 (62.50%) XSLT
4 5 (62.50%) JMS
4 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) XMLBeans
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Web 2.0
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) RIA
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) HPUX
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (87.50%) Content Management
3 5 (62.50%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) B2B
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) XPath
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Sun Certification
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) Sun
2 5 (62.50%) Interwoven