Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 56 51
Rank change year-on-year -26 -5 -5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 34 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.82% 2.76% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.79% 5.42% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 14
Croydon median daily rate £494 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.72% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £421 £414 £375
90th Percentile £569 £498 £516
South London median daily rate £500 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 501 240 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 41.58% 50.96% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 140 135
Croydon median daily rate £500 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £363 £382 £313
90th Percentile £588 £657 £529
South London median daily rate £481 £475 £410
% change year-on-year +1.32% +15.85% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate - £28.50 -
South London median hourly rate £47.00 £47.83 £35.60
% change year-on-year -1.74% +34.35% -31.76%

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 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Croydon

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (94.12%) Java
2 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (82.35%) Web Services
3 28 (82.35%) RESTful
3 28 (82.35%) DbUnit
4 26 (76.47%) Jenkins
4 26 (76.47%) J2EE
4 26 (76.47%) Maven
4 26 (76.47%) Scrum
5 25 (73.53%) JUnit
5 25 (73.53%) SonarQube
5 25 (73.53%) PowerMock
5 25 (73.53%) Mockito
5 25 (73.53%) Git (software)
5 25 (73.53%) jMock
5 25 (73.53%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (70.59%) Kanban
6 24 (70.59%) BDD
6 24 (70.59%) E-Commerce
6 24 (70.59%) TDD
7 20 (58.82%) Apache Camel
8 18 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (52.94%) Spring
9 17 (50.00%) VMware
9 17 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
9 17 (50.00%) vSphere
10 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
11 15 (44.12%) Virtual Infrastructure

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 11 (32.35%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.94%) Force.com
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Skype
1 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (82.35%) DbUnit
2 26 (76.47%) Jenkins
2 26 (76.47%) Maven
3 25 (73.53%) Git (software)
3 25 (73.53%) jMock
3 25 (73.53%) JUnit
3 25 (73.53%) Mockito
3 25 (73.53%) SonarQube
4 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.94%) Ant
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 31 (91.18%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (14.71%) BPM Developer
5 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) XML Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Salesforce Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (82.35%) RESTful
1 28 (82.35%) Web Services
2 26 (76.47%) J2EE
3 25 (73.53%) PowerMock
4 20 (58.82%) Apache Camel
5 18 (52.94%) Spring
6 12 (35.29%) XML
7 11 (32.35%) REST
8 7 (20.59%) Spring Boot
9 2 (5.88%) Ajax
9 2 (5.88%) JAXB
9 2 (5.88%) jQuery
9 2 (5.88%) WSDL
10 1 (2.94%) FreeMarker
10 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.94%) JAX-WS
10 1 (2.94%) JSON
10 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
10 1 (2.94%) Taglibs
10 1 (2.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (76.47%) Scrum
3 25 (73.53%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (70.59%) BDD
4 24 (70.59%) E-Commerce
4 24 (70.59%) Kanban
4 24 (70.59%) TDD
5 15 (44.12%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 12 (35.29%) Microservices
7 10 (29.41%) OO
8 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.76%) Open Source
9 2 (5.88%) MVC
9 2 (5.88%) SOA
10 1 (2.94%) Biometrics
10 1 (2.94%) CRM
10 1 (2.94%) ETL
10 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.94%) The Twelve-Factor App
10 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.94%) Groovy
3 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) vSphere
2 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.94%) SAP