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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England / East Midlands
Rank 63 90 69
Rank change year-on-year +27 -21  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 37 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.48% 0.43% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.64% 1.72% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 18
Median daily rate £363 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £49.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +12.24% +53.12%  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 484 406 341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 32.42% 25.08% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 238 193
Median daily rate £363 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing SOAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +18 15 £369 +18.00% 9
Northamptonshire +13 15 £338 +8.00% 3
Derbyshire -9 2 £425 -
Leicestershire -5 1 £400 +6.66% 2
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 38 (60.32%) Web Services
2 35 (55.56%) SQL
3 31 (49.21%) XML
4 30 (47.62%) Java
5 26 (41.27%) Spring
6 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (39.68%) Hibernate
7 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 22 (34.92%) jQuery
9 21 (33.33%) J2EE
9 21 (33.33%) XSLT
10 20 (31.75%) JSON
11 18 (28.57%) CSS
11 18 (28.57%) HTML
12 16 (25.40%) Eclipse
12 16 (25.40%) SoapUI
13 14 (22.22%) REST
13 14 (22.22%) SOA
13 14 (22.22%) Oracle
13 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 14 (22.22%) Finance
13 14 (22.22%) TDD
14 13 (20.63%) XHTML
14 13 (20.63%) Open Source
15 12 (19.05%) Performance Testing
15 12 (19.05%) JPA
15 12 (19.05%) Git (software)
15 12 (19.05%) Struts
15 12 (19.05%) WSDL
15 12 (19.05%) JSP

SOAP
Top Related 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 6 (9.52%) JBoss
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
4 1 (1.59%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.59%) Confluence
4 1 (1.59%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.59%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Boomi
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) FTP
2 1 (1.59%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) DB2
3 10 (15.87%) DB2 UDB
4 6 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.59%) GIS
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Eclipse
1 16 (25.40%) SoapUI
2 12 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 12 (19.05%) Subversion
3 11 (17.46%) JIRA
3 11 (17.46%) Maven
4 10 (15.87%) Ant
5 9 (14.29%) JMeter
6 8 (12.70%) Jenkins
7 7 (11.11%) Selenium
8 6 (9.52%) IntelliJ
8 6 (9.52%) JUnit
9 5 (7.94%) Gradle
9 5 (7.94%) JProfiler
10 2 (3.17%) gulp
10 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
10 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
10 2 (3.17%) NUnit
10 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Developer
2 26 (41.27%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Applications Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Java Applications Developer
5 5 (7.94%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Agile Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Integration Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) QA Leader
6 4 (6.35%) QA Tester
6 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Tester
7 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (60.32%) Web Services
2 31 (49.21%) XML
3 26 (41.27%) Spring
4 25 (39.68%) Hibernate
5 22 (34.92%) jQuery
6 21 (33.33%) J2EE
6 21 (33.33%) XSLT
7 20 (31.75%) JSON
8 18 (28.57%) CSS
8 18 (28.57%) HTML
9 14 (22.22%) REST
10 13 (20.63%) XHTML
11 12 (19.05%) JPA
11 12 (19.05%) JSP
11 12 (19.05%) Struts
11 12 (19.05%) WSDL
12 11 (17.46%) RESTful
12 11 (17.46%) Struts2
13 10 (15.87%) Ajax
13 10 (15.87%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Mainframe
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) DataPower
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Unix
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) SOA
2 14 (22.22%) TDD
3 13 (20.63%) Open Source
4 12 (19.05%) Performance Testing
5 11 (17.46%) MVC
6 10 (15.87%) User Stories
7 9 (14.29%) API Testing
7 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 8 (12.70%) Analytics
8 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.70%) OO
8 8 (12.70%) Scrum
8 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
9 7 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.11%) Time Management
10 5 (7.94%) RAD
10 5 (7.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) SQL
2 30 (47.62%) Java
3 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.70%) C#
5 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.17%) C
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) VB
8 1 (1.59%) VBScript
8 1 (1.59%) XAML
8 1 (1.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.76%) ISEB
3 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Perforce
4 3 (4.76%) MuleSoft
4 3 (4.76%) Pega
4 3 (4.76%) Software AG
4 3 (4.76%) webMethods
4 3 (4.76%) WSO2
5 2 (3.17%) Dell
5 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.59%) Apigee
6 1 (1.59%) ESRI
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) Informatica
6 1 (1.59%) Kony
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Sybase
6 1 (1.59%) Zend
Leicester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago