Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 82 95
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 -9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 54 67 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.85% 2.24% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.31% 6.96% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 45 27
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £231 £308 £289
90th Percentile £488 £514 £515
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.63 £36.25
% change year-on-year -6.85% +25.86% +13.28%

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 856 962 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.35% 32.21% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 583 474
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £269 £268 £241
90th Percentile £525 £515 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 17
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% +45.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £23.70 £10.60
90th Percentile £47.75 £67.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £42.38 £40.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year +4.01% +7.24% +8.57%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOAP in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in the East Midlands

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in the East Midlands

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP in the East Midlands.

Contractor 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 23 May 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +6 29 £375 +11.11% 8
Nottinghamshire -30 12 £250 -33.33% 11
Derbyshire +7 8 £438 -15.05% 1
Leicestershire +6 3 £400 - 3
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 41 (75.93%) REST
2 40 (74.07%) XML
3 39 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (68.52%) Java
5 33 (61.11%) JSON
6 28 (51.85%) Web Services
7 23 (42.59%) Linux
8 19 (35.19%) SOA
8 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
9 18 (33.33%) Spring
10 17 (31.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (31.48%) Red Hat
10 17 (31.48%) Unix
10 17 (31.48%) SQL
10 17 (31.48%) Oracle
11 16 (29.63%) Dell
11 16 (29.63%) Subversion
11 16 (29.63%) Boomi
12 15 (27.78%) Oracle Database
12 15 (27.78%) HTML
12 15 (27.78%) Windows
13 14 (25.93%) PL/SQL
13 14 (25.93%) DevOps
14 13 (24.07%) OOA/OOD
14 13 (24.07%) XSD
14 13 (24.07%) UML
14 13 (24.07%) Finance
15 12 (22.22%) Hibernate
15 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (22.22%) XPath

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 12 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.56%) JBoss
4 2 (3.70%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.70%) CMS
4 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.70%) WordPress
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) Confluence
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) Kentico
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.63%) Boomi
2 8 (14.81%) iPaaS
3 3 (5.56%) npm
4 2 (3.70%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.85%) GitHub
5 1 (1.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) Endeca
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.85%) Flink
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
2 16 (29.63%) Subversion
3 9 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 9 (16.67%) Maven
4 8 (14.81%) JUnit
4 8 (14.81%) SonarQube
5 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
6 6 (11.11%) IntelliJ
7 5 (9.26%) Gradle
7 5 (9.26%) JIRA
7 5 (9.26%) Selenium
7 5 (9.26%) Xcode
8 4 (7.41%) CA Release Automation
8 4 (7.41%) HP UFT
9 3 (5.56%) NetBeans
9 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.70%) JBehave
10 2 (3.70%) JProfiler
11 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.85%) Mockito
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.26%) iOS Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Objective-C Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Integration Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) PHP Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (75.93%) REST
2 40 (74.07%) XML
3 33 (61.11%) JSON
4 28 (51.85%) Web Services
5 18 (33.33%) Spring
6 15 (27.78%) HTML
7 13 (24.07%) XSD
8 12 (22.22%) Hibernate
8 12 (22.22%) XSL
9 11 (20.37%) Java EE
9 11 (20.37%) jQuery
10 10 (18.52%) CSS
11 8 (14.81%) Ajax
12 7 (12.96%) HTML5
13 6 (11.11%) .NET
13 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
13 6 (11.11%) J2EE
13 6 (11.11%) Sass
13 6 (11.11%) Spring Boot
14 5 (9.26%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) Linux
2 17 (31.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (31.48%) Unix
3 15 (27.78%) Windows
4 6 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
5 5 (9.26%) Mac OS X
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) SOA
3 14 (25.93%) DevOps
4 13 (24.07%) OOA/OOD
4 13 (24.07%) UML
5 12 (22.22%) EAI
5 12 (22.22%) OO
6 11 (20.37%) SDLC
7 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
8 9 (16.67%) TDD
9 8 (14.81%) MVC
10 7 (12.96%) Scrum
10 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (11.11%) OOP
11 6 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (9.26%) Change Management
12 5 (9.26%) iOS Development
12 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
13 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) SQL
3 14 (25.93%) PL/SQL
4 12 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 12 (22.22%) XPath
4 12 (22.22%) XQuery
5 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
6 6 (11.11%) Java 8
7 5 (9.26%) Apple Swift
7 5 (9.26%) Objective-C
8 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.70%) C#
9 2 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle
1 17 (31.48%) Red Hat
2 16 (29.63%) Dell
3 5 (9.26%) Apple
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (3.70%) Google
6 2 (3.70%) Perforce
7 1 (1.85%) Adobe
7 1 (1.85%) Capita
7 1 (1.85%) SAP