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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 18 August 2022 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 66 80 50
Rank change year-on-year +14 -30 +64
Contract jobs citing SOAP 25 10 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.83% 0.82% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.99% 3.72% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 9
10th Percentile £398 £367 £309
25th Percentile £463 £419 £315
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £450 £342
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +31.58% +2.70%
75th Percentile £540 £491 £530
90th Percentile £575 £513 £534
England median daily rate £540 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 278 269 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.35% 22.14% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 196 102
10th Percentile £360 £225 £270
25th Percentile £389 £306 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £398 £375
Median % change year-on-year +19.50% +6.00% -6.25%
75th Percentile £538 £477 £438
90th Percentile £588 £575 £549
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
10th Percentile £16.70 £22.39 -
25th Percentile £18.58 £25.60 £35.00
Median hourly rate £19.67 £32.42 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year -39.34% -18.96% +25.98%
75th Percentile £26.31 £39.44 £45.00
90th Percentile £30.75 £42.78 -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £49.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +22.45% +8.89% -0.55%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in the East Midlands

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SOAP in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for SOAP in the East Midlands

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SOAP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SOAP in the East Midlands

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SOAP in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for SOAP in the East Midlands

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +13 9 £450 - 2
Derbyshire -5 7 £540 +27.06%
Leicestershire -2 4 £558 +82.79% 1
Northamptonshire -3 1 £390 -19.59%
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 18 (72.00%) Azure
2 17 (68.00%) Java
3 16 (64.00%) XML
4 10 (40.00%) Oracle
4 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
5 9 (36.00%) SAP
5 9 (36.00%) Social Skills
6 8 (32.00%) JDBC
6 8 (32.00%) ABAP
6 8 (32.00%) .NET
6 8 (32.00%) ITIL
6 8 (32.00%) Unix
6 8 (32.00%) Solaris
6 8 (32.00%) HTTP
6 8 (32.00%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (32.00%) SAP BW
6 8 (32.00%) NetWeaver
6 8 (32.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (32.00%) Primavera
6 8 (32.00%) Change Management
6 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (32.00%) BAPI
6 8 (32.00%) Agile
6 8 (32.00%) SAP PI
6 8 (32.00%) SAP Basis
6 8 (32.00%) SAP ALE
6 8 (32.00%) SAP HANA

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (32.00%) NetWeaver
2 5 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 18 (72.00%) Azure
2 6 (24.00%) Azure Logic Apps
3 5 (20.00%) Boomi
3 5 (20.00%) Power Platform
3 5 (20.00%) Sauce Labs
4 4 (16.00%) Power Automate
5 2 (8.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (8.00%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (8.00%) SaaS
6 1 (4.00%) Azure Event Grid
6 1 (4.00%) Azure Functions
6 1 (4.00%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (4.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Serverless
6 1 (4.00%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (32.00%) SAP BW
1 8 (32.00%) SAP HANA
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) Power BI
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) Pentaho
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Appium
1 5 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
1 5 (20.00%) Selenium
1 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (20.00%) TestNG
1 5 (20.00%) Zephyr
2 4 (16.00%) Postman
General
1 9 (36.00%) Social Skills
2 7 (28.00%) Organisational Skills
3 5 (20.00%) Public Sector
4 4 (16.00%) Influencing Skills
4 4 (16.00%) Retail
5 1 (4.00%) Finance
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.00%) Law
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Consultant
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 6 (24.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (20.00%) Integration Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Database Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Azure Developer
6 1 (4.00%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) XML
2 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) BAPI
2 8 (32.00%) JDBC
2 8 (32.00%) SAP ALE
2 8 (32.00%) SAP Basis
2 8 (32.00%) SAP PI
3 7 (28.00%) JSON
3 7 (28.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.00%) JMS
4 5 (20.00%) RESTful
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) REST
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.00%) CSS
6 2 (8.00%) HTML5
6 2 (8.00%) jQuery
6 2 (8.00%) React
6 2 (8.00%) Vue.js
7 1 (4.00%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.00%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Solaris
1 8 (32.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile
1 8 (32.00%) Change Management
1 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 7 (28.00%) ETL
3 6 (24.00%) CI/CD
3 6 (24.00%) Microservices
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (20.00%) Domain Models
4 5 (20.00%) Event-Driven
4 5 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 5 (20.00%) SDET
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (32.00%) ABAP
3 8 (32.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (28.00%) C#
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.00%) PHP
7 3 (12.00%) Python
7 3 (12.00%) TypeScript
8 2 (8.00%) Ruby
9 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) SAP
3 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (20.00%) Dell
4 5 (20.00%) Jitterbit
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) Blue Prism
6 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
6 1 (4.00%) UiPath
6 1 (4.00%) Vertica