Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 87 92
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +16
Contract jobs citing SOAP 58 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.95% 1.88% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.03% 6.24% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 33
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% +33.33%
10th Percentile £231 £310 £279
90th Percentile £688 £425 £475
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +2.74% +14.06%

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 825 945 835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.68% 30.14% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 557 513
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £550 £500 £487
England median daily rate £475 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +9.83% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 17
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.67% -42.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £19.00 £20.75 £14.50
90th Percentile £48.85 £41.90 £49.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +27 27 £400 - 6
Nottinghamshire -14 26 £550 +46.67% 7
Derbyshire - 4 £400 - 3
Leicestershire -11 1 - - 5
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 35 (60.34%) REST
2 33 (56.90%) SOA
3 30 (51.72%) Web Services
4 28 (48.28%) JSON
5 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (44.83%) XML
7 25 (43.10%) Java
8 19 (32.76%) RESTful
9 18 (31.03%) Microservices
10 17 (29.31%) Oracle
11 16 (27.59%) SQL
11 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (27.59%) Git (software)
12 15 (25.86%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (22.41%) HTML
14 12 (20.69%) Banking
15 11 (18.97%) Linux
15 11 (18.97%) Dell
15 11 (18.97%) Red Hat
15 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (18.97%) Oracle Database
15 11 (18.97%) Boomi
16 10 (17.24%) DevOps
16 10 (17.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (17.24%) XQuery
16 10 (17.24%) EAI
16 10 (17.24%) Eclipse
16 10 (17.24%) Shell Script
16 10 (17.24%) UML
16 10 (17.24%) XSD

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 10 (17.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (6.90%) Documentum
3 2 (3.45%) WordPress
4 1 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (25.86%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (18.97%) Boomi
4 6 (10.34%) iPaaS
5 2 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle Database
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.34%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.90%) MySQL
6 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.45%) Couchbase
7 2 (3.45%) Redis
8 1 (1.72%) Power BI
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 10 (17.24%) Eclipse
3 7 (12.07%) JUnit
4 6 (10.34%) IntelliJ
5 5 (8.62%) Maven
5 5 (8.62%) Subversion
5 5 (8.62%) Xcode
6 4 (6.90%) Gradle
6 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.90%) JIRA
6 4 (6.90%) JProfiler
6 4 (6.90%) SonarQube
7 3 (5.17%) Selenium
8 2 (3.45%) Capybara
8 2 (3.45%) RSpec
9 1 (1.72%) Mockito
9 1 (1.72%) Protractor
9 1 (1.72%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.69%) Banking
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Architect
2 18 (31.03%) Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Enterprise Architect
3 8 (13.79%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Lead Architect
3 8 (13.79%) Lead Enterprise Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Integration Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (8.62%) iOS Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Objective-C Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Business Integration Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Azure Architect
8 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce Architect
8 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 2 (3.45%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (60.34%) REST
2 30 (51.72%) Web Services
3 28 (48.28%) JSON
4 26 (44.83%) XML
5 19 (32.76%) RESTful
6 13 (22.41%) HTML
7 10 (17.24%) XSD
7 10 (17.24%) XSL
8 9 (15.52%) Spring
9 8 (13.79%) .NET
10 7 (12.07%) Hibernate
11 6 (10.34%) Java EE
11 6 (10.34%) JPA
11 6 (10.34%) Spring Boot
12 5 (8.62%) Cocoa
12 5 (8.62%) CSS
13 4 (6.90%) Ajax
14 3 (5.17%) HTML5
14 3 (5.17%) J2EE
14 3 (5.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Linux
1 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (17.24%) Unix
3 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.62%) Mac OS X
3 5 (8.62%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) SOA
2 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.03%) Microservices
4 10 (17.24%) DevOps
4 10 (17.24%) EAI
4 10 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (17.24%) UML
5 9 (15.52%) TDD
6 8 (13.79%) Scrum
7 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.34%) Identity Management
8 6 (10.34%) OO
8 6 (10.34%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.62%) iOS Development
10 4 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.90%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) Java
2 16 (27.59%) SQL
3 10 (17.24%) PL/SQL
3 10 (17.24%) Shell Script
3 10 (17.24%) XPath
3 10 (17.24%) XQuery
4 8 (13.79%) C#
5 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.62%) Apple Swift
6 5 (8.62%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.45%) PHP
7 2 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) Dell
2 11 (18.97%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.34%) Perforce
4 5 (8.62%) Apple
5 4 (6.90%) OpenText
6 3 (5.17%) Capita
7 2 (3.45%) Google
7 2 (3.45%) SAP
8 1 (1.72%) hybris
8 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.72%) WSO2