Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 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)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 71 64
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 -23
Contract jobs citing SOAP 48 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 4.10% 2.91% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.06% 6.72% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 10
Croydon median daily rate £525 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £453 £364 £363
90th Percentile £573 £625 £498
South London median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

SOAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 477 372 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 40.77% 43.36% 34.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 248 96
Croydon median daily rate £500 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £384 £313
90th Percentile £600 £658 £523
South London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% - -
South London median hourly rate £44.18 £47.83 £50.00
% change year-on-year -7.63% -4.34% +2.22%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Croydon

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Croydon

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Croydon over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 46 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (95.83%) Java
2 43 (89.58%) Web Services
3 41 (85.42%) RESTful
4 40 (83.33%) DbUnit
4 40 (83.33%) Scrum
5 39 (81.25%) TDD
5 39 (81.25%) BDD
5 39 (81.25%) Git (software)
6 38 (79.17%) Jenkins
6 38 (79.17%) SonarQube
6 38 (79.17%) J2EE
7 37 (77.08%) JUnit
7 37 (77.08%) Maven
7 37 (77.08%) jMock
7 37 (77.08%) PowerMock
7 37 (77.08%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (77.08%) Kanban
7 37 (77.08%) Mockito
8 36 (75.00%) E-Commerce
9 34 (70.83%) Apache Camel
10 33 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
11 31 (64.58%) vSphere
11 31 (64.58%) Amazon EC2
11 31 (64.58%) VMware
12 29 (60.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (60.42%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 28 (58.33%) Spring
14 23 (47.92%) Spring Boot
15 22 (45.83%) Open Source

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 6 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 33 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (64.58%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.17%) SaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.08%) Force.com
4 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Skype
1 1 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (83.33%) DbUnit
2 39 (81.25%) Git (software)
3 38 (79.17%) Jenkins
3 38 (79.17%) SonarQube
4 37 (77.08%) jMock
4 37 (77.08%) JUnit
4 37 (77.08%) Maven
4 37 (77.08%) Mockito
5 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.08%) GitLab
General
1 3 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (100.00%) Developer
2 46 (95.83%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.75%) J2EE Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Java Team Leader
4 4 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (6.25%) BPM Developer
6 2 (4.17%) J2EE Team Leader
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Salesforce Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (89.58%) Web Services
2 41 (85.42%) RESTful
3 38 (79.17%) J2EE
4 37 (77.08%) PowerMock
5 34 (70.83%) Apache Camel
6 28 (58.33%) Spring
7 23 (47.92%) Spring Boot
8 8 (16.67%) REST
9 7 (14.58%) XML
10 2 (4.17%) HTML
10 2 (4.17%) Kafka
11 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.08%) HTML5
11 1 (2.08%) LESS
11 1 (2.08%) Node.js
11 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (2.08%) React
11 1 (2.08%) Sass
11 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.08%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (83.33%) Scrum
3 39 (81.25%) BDD
3 39 (81.25%) TDD
4 37 (77.08%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (77.08%) Kanban
5 36 (75.00%) E-Commerce
6 29 (60.42%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 22 (45.83%) Open Source
8 8 (16.67%) Microservices
9 5 (10.42%) OO
10 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.17%) Coaching
11 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.17%) SOA
11 2 (4.17%) Workflow
12 1 (2.08%) API Design
12 1 (2.08%) Performance Optimisation
12 1 (2.08%) SDLC
12 1 (2.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (95.83%) Java
2 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.08%) Groovy
3 1 (2.08%) Java 8
3 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (64.58%) vSphere
2 29 (60.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) VMware
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.08%) SAP
2 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow