Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 68 70
Rank change year-on-year +30 +2 -5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 39 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 6.89% 4.28% 3.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.92% 11.09% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 20
Croydon median daily rate £513 £525 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +15.07% +1.39%
10th Percentile £413 £464 £368
90th Percentile £538 £575 £633
South London median daily rate £488 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 245 460 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 43.29% 38.62% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 343 267
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £406 £380 £368
90th Percentile £610 £600 £675
South London median daily rate £495 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -1.00% - +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.81% -
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £44.18 £47.83
% change year-on-year +8.26% -7.63% -4.34%

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (92.31%) Web Services
3 34 (87.18%) TDD
4 33 (84.62%) BDD
5 32 (82.05%) RESTful
5 32 (82.05%) Java
6 31 (79.49%) Scrum
7 30 (76.92%) JUnit
7 30 (76.92%) Maven
7 30 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (76.92%) Git (software)
7 30 (76.92%) PowerMock
7 30 (76.92%) Mockito
7 30 (76.92%) Jenkins
8 29 (74.36%) SonarQube
8 29 (74.36%) DbUnit
8 29 (74.36%) jMock
9 25 (64.10%) Spring
9 25 (64.10%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (64.10%) AWS
10 24 (61.54%) Open Source
10 24 (61.54%) Kanban
11 23 (58.97%) J2EE
12 22 (56.41%) E-Commerce
13 21 (53.85%) Apache Camel
14 18 (46.15%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 18 (46.15%) vSphere
14 18 (46.15%) VMware
14 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared

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 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) Mule
2 1 (2.56%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 25 (64.10%) Amazon EC2
1 25 (64.10%) AWS
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (76.92%) Git (software)
1 30 (76.92%) Jenkins
1 30 (76.92%) JUnit
1 30 (76.92%) Maven
1 30 (76.92%) Mockito
2 29 (74.36%) DbUnit
2 29 (74.36%) jMock
2 29 (74.36%) SonarQube
3 2 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.56%) GitLab
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) JMeter
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 32 (82.05%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (5.13%) ETL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Salesforce Technical Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (92.31%) Web Services
2 32 (82.05%) RESTful
3 30 (76.92%) PowerMock
4 25 (64.10%) Spring
5 23 (58.97%) J2EE
6 21 (53.85%) Apache Camel
7 13 (33.33%) REST
8 12 (30.77%) Spring Boot
9 10 (25.64%) Hibernate
10 8 (20.51%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
12 6 (15.38%) JPA
13 5 (12.82%) .NET
13 5 (12.82%) .NET Core
13 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (10.26%) XML
15 3 (7.69%) Spring Cloud
16 1 (2.56%) CSS
16 1 (2.56%) EJB
16 1 (2.56%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (87.18%) TDD
3 33 (84.62%) BDD
4 31 (79.49%) Scrum
5 30 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (61.54%) Kanban
6 24 (61.54%) Open Source
7 22 (56.41%) E-Commerce
8 18 (46.15%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 10 (25.64%) Microservices
10 6 (15.38%) BPMN
11 5 (12.82%) MVC
11 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
12 4 (10.26%) OO
13 3 (7.69%) ETL
13 3 (7.69%) Migration
14 2 (5.13%) Biometrics
14 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
15 1 (2.56%) DevOps
15 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) Java 8
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (46.15%) vSphere
2 7 (17.95%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) VMware
2 4 (10.26%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com