Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 85 87
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 56 58 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.97% 1.88% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.28% 6.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 30
East Midlands median daily rate £406 £356 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.04% -9.58% +3.01%
10th Percentile £287 £306 £313
90th Percentile £515 £507 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +26.98% -14.86%

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 892 966 784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.31% 31.23% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 622 469
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +9.63%
10th Percentile £294 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 8
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +35.14% +133.29%
10th Percentile £26.25 £31.88 £10.18
90th Percentile £49.00 £67.50 £47.88
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +3.93% +8.84% -0.68%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -5 25 £375 +11.11% 2
Nottinghamshire -14 12 £400 +14.29% 12
Derbyshire +10 8 £475 -4.52% 1
Leicestershire +11 6 £488 +21.88% 3
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (69.64%) Java
3 38 (67.86%) Web Services
4 32 (57.14%) XML
5 30 (53.57%) REST
6 27 (48.21%) JSON
7 22 (39.29%) Spring
8 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
9 18 (32.14%) Subversion
10 17 (30.36%) Linux
11 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 16 (28.57%) HTML
11 16 (28.57%) Windows
12 15 (26.79%) Hibernate
12 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
13 14 (25.00%) jQuery
13 14 (25.00%) Finance
14 13 (23.21%) MVC
14 13 (23.21%) Java EE
14 13 (23.21%) OO
14 13 (23.21%) CSS
14 13 (23.21%) SDLC
15 12 (21.43%) SQL
16 11 (19.64%) SOA
16 11 (19.64%) Maven
16 11 (19.64%) TDD
16 11 (19.64%) Jenkins
17 10 (17.86%) SonarQube
17 10 (17.86%) .NET
17 10 (17.86%) J2EE

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 5 (8.93%) Confluence
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.36%) JBoss
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 2 (3.57%) Mule
4 2 (3.57%) Mule ESB
4 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) Kentico
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Boomi
2 3 (5.36%) npm
3 2 (3.57%) IaaS
3 2 (3.57%) iPaaS
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.57%) PaaS
4 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
1 2 (3.57%) SSL
1 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.57%) Endeca
4 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.79%) Flink
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 18 (32.14%) Subversion
3 11 (19.64%) Jenkins
3 11 (19.64%) Maven
4 10 (17.86%) SonarQube
5 9 (16.07%) JIRA
5 9 (16.07%) Selenium
6 7 (12.50%) JUnit
7 6 (10.71%) SoapUI
8 5 (8.93%) Cucumber
8 5 (8.93%) IntelliJ
9 4 (7.14%) CA Release Automation
9 4 (7.14%) Gradle
9 4 (7.14%) HP UFT
10 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
10 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
10 3 (5.36%) NetBeans
10 3 (5.36%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
10 3 (5.36%) Xcode
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (5.36%) iOS Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Developer in Test
6 2 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Integration Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Junior
6 2 (3.57%) Junior Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (3.57%) MuleSoft Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (67.86%) Web Services
2 32 (57.14%) XML
3 30 (53.57%) REST
4 27 (48.21%) JSON
5 22 (39.29%) Spring
6 16 (28.57%) HTML
7 15 (26.79%) Hibernate
8 14 (25.00%) jQuery
9 13 (23.21%) CSS
9 13 (23.21%) Java EE
10 10 (17.86%) .NET
10 10 (17.86%) J2EE
11 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
11 9 (16.07%) HTML5
12 7 (12.50%) Spring Boot
12 7 (12.50%) XSD
13 6 (10.71%) Ajax
13 6 (10.71%) Node.js
14 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
14 5 (8.93%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) User Experience
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Linux
2 16 (28.57%) Windows
3 10 (17.86%) Unix
4 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (14.29%) Mac OS
6 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
3 13 (23.21%) MVC
3 13 (23.21%) OO
3 13 (23.21%) SDLC
4 11 (19.64%) SOA
4 11 (19.64%) TDD
5 9 (16.07%) DevOps
5 9 (16.07%) Scrum
6 8 (14.29%) OOP
7 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (10.71%) UML
9 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.93%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (8.93%) EAI
9 5 (8.93%) Open Source
9 5 (8.93%) Web Development
10 4 (7.14%) SMACSS
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.43%) SQL
4 7 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 6 (10.71%) C#
6 5 (8.93%) Java 8
6 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.93%) XPath
6 5 (8.93%) XQuery
7 4 (7.14%) Apple Swift
7 4 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 4 (7.14%) Python
7 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.36%) Jython
9 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.57%) Korn
10 1 (1.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (1.79%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.36%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.57%) CloudHub
2 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.79%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle
1 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
2 8 (14.29%) Dell
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) SAP
4 3 (5.36%) Apple
4 3 (5.36%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) hybris
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.79%) Adobe
6 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.79%) Capita
6 1 (1.79%) Perforce
6 1 (1.79%) Xamarin