Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 69 67
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 -31
Contract jobs citing SOAP 53 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 5.25% 2.92% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.42% 7.71% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 5
Croydon median daily rate £525 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% - +10.78%
10th Percentile £470 £369 £364
90th Percentile £573 £625 £513
South London median daily rate £525 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +13.51% +2.78% +5.88%
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 395 389 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 39.11% 37.88% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 282 85
Croydon median daily rate £525 £506 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £381 £363 £313
90th Percentile £618 £670 £524
South London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £44.18 £47.83 £47.42
% change year-on-year -7.63% +0.88% -0.87%

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 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Croydon

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 50 (94.34%) Java
1 50 (94.34%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (88.68%) Web Services
3 45 (84.91%) RESTful
4 44 (83.02%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (83.02%) DbUnit
4 44 (83.02%) BDD
4 44 (83.02%) Scrum
4 44 (83.02%) TDD
4 44 (83.02%) Git (software)
5 43 (81.13%) J2EE
5 43 (81.13%) Jenkins
5 43 (81.13%) SonarQube
6 42 (79.25%) Mockito
6 42 (79.25%) PowerMock
6 42 (79.25%) JUnit
6 42 (79.25%) E-Commerce
6 42 (79.25%) jMock
6 42 (79.25%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (79.25%) Kanban
6 42 (79.25%) Maven
7 41 (77.36%) Apache Camel
8 40 (75.47%) vSphere
8 40 (75.47%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (75.47%) VMware
9 38 (71.70%) VMware Infrastructure
9 38 (71.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 36 (67.92%) Spring
11 35 (66.04%) Open Source
12 34 (64.15%) Spring Boot

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 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) JBoss
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 44 (83.02%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (75.47%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
1 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) JanusGraph
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (83.02%) DbUnit
1 44 (83.02%) Git (software)
2 43 (81.13%) Jenkins
2 43 (81.13%) SonarQube
3 42 (79.25%) jMock
3 42 (79.25%) JUnit
3 42 (79.25%) Maven
3 42 (79.25%) Mockito
4 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.89%) GitLab
General
1 3 (5.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (94.34%) Developer
2 49 (92.45%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.21%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Java Team Leader
4 4 (7.55%) Lead Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Team Leader
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Architect
6 2 (3.77%) J2EE Team Leader
7 1 (1.89%) AWS Architect
7 1 (1.89%) BPM Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Data Architect
7 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Leader
7 1 (1.89%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (88.68%) Web Services
2 45 (84.91%) RESTful
3 43 (81.13%) J2EE
4 42 (79.25%) PowerMock
5 41 (77.36%) Apache Camel
6 36 (67.92%) Spring
7 34 (64.15%) Spring Boot
8 7 (13.21%) REST
9 3 (5.66%) XML
10 2 (3.77%) Apache NiFi
10 2 (3.77%) Kafka
11 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.89%) HTML
11 1 (1.89%) HTML5
11 1 (1.89%) jBPM
11 1 (1.89%) Node.js
11 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (1.89%) React
11 1 (1.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.66%) NHS
3 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (94.34%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (83.02%) BDD
2 44 (83.02%) Scrum
2 44 (83.02%) TDD
3 42 (79.25%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (79.25%) E-Commerce
3 42 (79.25%) Kanban
4 38 (71.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 35 (66.04%) Open Source
6 6 (11.32%) Microservices
7 4 (7.55%) Coaching
8 3 (5.66%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (5.66%) OO
9 2 (3.77%) API Development
9 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.77%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.77%) Logical Data Model
9 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.77%) Migration
9 2 (3.77%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 50 (94.34%) Java
2 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) Groovy
3 1 (1.89%) Java 8
3 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (75.47%) vSphere
2 38 (71.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (75.47%) VMware
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle
2 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow