The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 22 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 3.74% 0.81% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 3.23% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £575 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 £31.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -61.51% -29.54%  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 44 31 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 41.12% 25.20% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 41
Median daily rate £600 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing SOAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Canary Wharf

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOAP in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 9 (81.82%) Banking
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Investment Banking
5 5 (45.45%) Spring
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) OO
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 4 (36.36%) Protocol Buffers
6 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
6 4 (36.36%) REST
6 4 (36.36%) JSON
6 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
6 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) Maven
7 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 3 (27.27%) JUnit
7 3 (27.27%) CSS
7 3 (27.27%) Web Services
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) HTML
7 3 (27.27%) J2EE

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Gradle
2 3 (27.27%) JUnit
2 3 (27.27%) Maven
3 2 (18.18%) Ant
3 2 (18.18%) Hudson
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
4 1 (9.09%) NetBeans
4 1 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 9 (81.82%) Banking
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Investment Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Core Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) ETL Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Java Architect
4 2 (18.18%) NoSQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Platform Architect
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Unix Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
5 1 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) JSON
3 4 (36.36%) Protocol Buffers
3 4 (36.36%) REST
4 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Avro
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) Node.js
6 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
6 1 (9.09%) Swagger
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
2 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) Derivative
2 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (18.18%) OTC Derivatives
2 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Android Development
4 2 (18.18%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 2 (18.18%) API Development
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
4 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (18.18%) OOD
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (18.18%) EMIR
1 2 (18.18%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Perforce
2 1 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) Infragistics
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp