Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 92 90
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +32
Contract jobs citing SOAP 61 59 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.90% 1.80% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.61% 6.46% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 36 35
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £309 £317 £318
90th Percentile £688 £538 £464
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £37.23
% change year-on-year +41.07% -14.30% +6.36%

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 923 914 799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.68% 27.94% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 547 508
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £21.78 £13.25 £13.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.25 £49.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 21 November 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 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 21 November 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +5 30 £550 +25.71% 3
Northamptonshire +21 22 £413 +3.13% 1
Lincolnshire - 5 £313 -
Derbyshire -1 3 £350 -
Leicestershire -14 1 - -
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 44 (72.13%) Web Services
2 27 (44.26%) RESTful
2 27 (44.26%) REST
3 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.70%) SOA
4 18 (29.51%) HTML
4 18 (29.51%) Java
4 18 (29.51%) Git (software)
4 18 (29.51%) Microservices
5 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (26.23%) JSON
7 15 (24.59%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (22.95%) jQuery
8 14 (22.95%) Oracle
8 14 (22.95%) CSS
9 13 (21.31%) Finance
10 12 (19.67%) TDD
10 12 (19.67%) C#
10 12 (19.67%) .NET
11 11 (18.03%) XML
12 10 (16.39%) SQL
12 10 (16.39%) MySQL
12 10 (16.39%) Banking
12 10 (16.39%) Spring
12 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
12 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
13 9 (14.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (14.75%) Java EE
13 9 (14.75%) Scrum
13 9 (14.75%) OO

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 6 (9.84%) Apache
2 5 (8.20%) IIS
2 5 (8.20%) Umbraco
3 4 (6.56%) Documentum
4 2 (3.28%) CMS
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.64%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.64%) Magento
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (24.59%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.28%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Intranet
2 4 (6.56%) SSL
3 3 (4.92%) ATM
3 3 (4.92%) HTTPS
3 3 (4.92%) Internet
3 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) MySQL
1 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.92%) Couchbase
5 3 (4.92%) GIS
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.92%) Redis
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) JUnit
3 5 (8.20%) IntelliJ
3 5 (8.20%) JIRA
3 5 (8.20%) ReSharper
3 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.56%) Selenium
4 4 (6.56%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.92%) Capybara
5 3 (4.92%) Gradle
5 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.92%) JProfiler
5 3 (4.92%) Maven
5 3 (4.92%) RSpec
5 3 (4.92%) SonarQube
5 3 (4.92%) Xcode
6 2 (3.28%) Subversion
7 1 (1.64%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.64%) Protractor
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Developer
2 19 (31.15%) Architect
3 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 8 (13.11%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Lead Architect
3 8 (13.11%) Lead Enterprise Architect
4 5 (8.20%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) iOS Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Azure Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Business Integration Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (4.92%) PHP Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (72.13%) Web Services
2 27 (44.26%) REST
2 27 (44.26%) RESTful
3 18 (29.51%) HTML
4 16 (26.23%) JSON
5 14 (22.95%) CSS
5 14 (22.95%) jQuery
6 12 (19.67%) .NET
7 11 (18.03%) XML
8 10 (16.39%) Spring
9 9 (14.75%) Java EE
9 9 (14.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (13.11%) CSS3
10 8 (13.11%) Hibernate
10 8 (13.11%) HTML5
10 8 (13.11%) JPA
10 8 (13.11%) Spring Boot
11 6 (9.84%) Ajax
11 6 (9.84%) LAMP
11 6 (9.84%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) IVR
2 2 (3.28%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.64%) iPad
3 1 (1.64%) iPhone
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) Unix
3 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows
4 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (37.70%) SOA
2 18 (29.51%) Microservices
3 12 (19.67%) TDD
4 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
5 9 (14.75%) OO
5 9 (14.75%) Scrum
6 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.48%) Data Modelling
7 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.20%) MVC
10 4 (6.56%) API Development
10 4 (6.56%) CRM
10 4 (6.56%) iOS Development
10 4 (6.56%) ITIL
11 3 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (4.92%) DevOps
11 3 (4.92%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) Java
2 12 (19.67%) C#
3 10 (16.39%) SQL
4 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.48%) PHP
6 4 (6.56%) Objective-C
6 4 (6.56%) PHP 5
7 3 (4.92%) Apple Swift
7 3 (4.92%) Ruby
8 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.28%) XPath
8 2 (3.28%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Perforce
3 6 (9.84%) Zend
4 4 (6.56%) OpenText
5 3 (4.92%) Capita
6 2 (3.28%) Apple
6 2 (3.28%) Dell
6 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.28%) SAP
7 1 (1.64%) hybris
7 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.64%) WSO2