Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 61 37
Rank change year-on-year -5 -24 +1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 32 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 3.02% 0.85% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.27% 2.96% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 9
Croydon median daily rate £463 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% -0.59% -
10th Percentile £370 £375 £374
90th Percentile £625 £462 £575
South London median daily rate £456 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +7.35% - +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - £51.25 -

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 387 135 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 36.54% 28.66% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 72 85
Croydon median daily rate £500 £459 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.99% +7.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £365 £259 £339
90th Percentile £638 £539 £488
South London median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.67 £47.83
% change year-on-year +0.35% -0.34% +46.05%

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 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 25 (78.13%) Java
2 23 (71.88%) Jenkins
3 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (62.50%) Spring
5 18 (56.25%) Web Services
5 18 (56.25%) REST
6 17 (53.13%) PowerMock
6 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
6 17 (53.13%) RESTful
6 17 (53.13%) DbUnit
6 17 (53.13%) Mockito
6 17 (53.13%) J2EE
6 17 (53.13%) JUnit
6 17 (53.13%) jMock
6 17 (53.13%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (53.13%) Scrum
7 16 (50.00%) TDD
7 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
7 16 (50.00%) BDD
7 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 16 (50.00%) Kanban
8 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (46.88%) Maven
9 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
9 14 (43.75%) Apache Camel
9 14 (43.75%) SonarQube
10 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (37.50%) vSphere

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 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (21.88%) Apache
3 3 (9.38%) Confluence
4 2 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (21.88%) GitHub
3 3 (9.38%) iPaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
2 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Jenkins
2 17 (53.13%) DbUnit
2 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
2 17 (53.13%) jMock
2 17 (53.13%) JUnit
2 17 (53.13%) Mockito
3 15 (46.88%) Maven
4 14 (43.75%) SonarQube
5 7 (21.88%) GitLab
6 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
7 3 (9.38%) JIRA
8 2 (6.25%) JMeter
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 21 (65.63%) Java Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Agile Developer
3 9 (28.13%) BPM Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Java Scala Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Scala Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (6.25%) QA Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Functional Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Functional Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Web Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) Spring
2 18 (56.25%) REST
2 18 (56.25%) Web Services
3 17 (53.13%) J2EE
3 17 (53.13%) PowerMock
3 17 (53.13%) RESTful
4 14 (43.75%) Apache Camel
5 11 (34.38%) Spring Boot
6 8 (25.00%) XML
7 7 (21.88%) CSS
7 7 (21.88%) HTML
7 7 (21.88%) HTML5
7 7 (21.88%) Node.js
8 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Scrum
3 16 (50.00%) BDD
3 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 16 (50.00%) Kanban
3 16 (50.00%) TDD
4 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (37.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 11 (34.38%) Microservices
6 11 (34.38%) OO
7 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.38%) Biometrics
8 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
8 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Open Source
8 3 (9.38%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) PHP
2 7 (21.88%) Scala
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) DBS Check
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (37.50%) vSphere
2 7 (21.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.13%) Guidewire
4 1 (3.13%) HP