Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 78 93
Rank change year-on-year -19 +15 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 44 66 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.78% 2.19% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 7.53% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 33
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £232 £316
90th Percentile £550 £673 £535
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00% +2.74%

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 792 876 924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 32.13% 29.07% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 592 546
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £506
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 4
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +21.95% +53.75%
10th Percentile £13.71 £13.60 £20.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.40 £41.75
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +1 18 £550 - 6
Leicestershire +19 12 £525 - 13
Northamptonshire -23 9 £550 +37.50% 5
Derbyshire +16 6 £508 +45.00% 5
Lincolnshire -1 3 £550 +76.00% 1
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 31 (70.45%) Web Services
2 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (52.27%) REST
4 18 (40.91%) Java
5 17 (38.64%) Scrum
6 12 (27.27%) HTML
6 12 (27.27%) SAP
6 12 (27.27%) Windows
6 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 11 (25.00%) XML
7 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (25.00%) JSON
8 10 (22.73%) C#
9 9 (20.45%) Middleware
9 9 (20.45%) JIRA
10 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
10 8 (18.18%) Spring
10 8 (18.18%) .NET
10 8 (18.18%) SQL
10 8 (18.18%) CSS
10 8 (18.18%) RESTful
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
10 8 (18.18%) DevOps
11 7 (15.91%) Confluence
11 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
11 7 (15.91%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (15.91%) IBM
11 7 (15.91%) MVC
11 7 (15.91%) WebSphere

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 7 (15.91%) Confluence
1 7 (15.91%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.64%) Mule
2 6 (13.64%) NetWeaver
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.82%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) HFM
1 5 (11.36%) Maximo
2 3 (6.82%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.27%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.64%) Boomi
3 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
4 1 (2.27%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
1 1 (2.27%) SSL
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.45%) JIRA
3 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.64%) Maven
4 6 (13.64%) SoapUI
5 5 (11.36%) JMeter
6 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 4 (9.09%) JUnit
6 4 (9.09%) Selenium
6 4 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (9.09%) Subversion
7 3 (6.82%) LoadRunner
7 3 (6.82%) Toad
7 3 (6.82%) Xcode
8 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
8 2 (4.55%) Gradle
8 2 (4.55%) QF-Test
8 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (11.36%) Back Office
1 5 (11.36%) Billing
2 4 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Integration Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Tester
5 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.82%) iOS Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Non-Functional Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) MuleSoft Developer
7 2 (4.55%) SAP Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Scala Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Scala Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.27%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (70.45%) Web Services
2 23 (52.27%) REST
3 12 (27.27%) HTML
4 11 (25.00%) JSON
4 11 (25.00%) XML
5 9 (20.45%) Middleware
6 8 (18.18%) .NET
6 8 (18.18%) CSS
6 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 8 (18.18%) RESTful
6 8 (18.18%) Spring
7 7 (15.91%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
8 6 (13.64%) IDoc
8 6 (13.64%) SAP PI
8 6 (13.64%) SAP XI
8 6 (13.64%) WSDL
9 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (11.36%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) User Experience
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Solaris
2 6 (13.64%) Unix
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) Scrum
3 8 (18.18%) DevOps
4 7 (15.91%) MVC
5 6 (13.64%) CRM
5 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (13.64%) SOA
5 6 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 5 (11.36%) API Design
6 5 (11.36%) ERP
6 5 (11.36%) Load Testing
6 5 (11.36%) OO
6 5 (11.36%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (11.36%) RUP
6 5 (11.36%) Security Hardening
6 5 (11.36%) UML
6 5 (11.36%) Unified Process
7 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) Java
2 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.73%) C#
4 8 (18.18%) SQL
5 6 (13.64%) ABAP
6 4 (9.09%) Apple Swift
6 4 (9.09%) Groovy
7 3 (6.82%) Jython
7 3 (6.82%) Objective-C
7 3 (6.82%) Python
8 2 (4.55%) Scala
9 1 (2.27%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.27%) Korn
9 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.27%) VB
9 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (13.64%) vSphere
2 3 (6.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) CloudHub
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) SAP
2 7 (15.91%) IBM
3 6 (13.64%) Dell
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.64%) Sun
3 6 (13.64%) VMware
4 5 (11.36%) Hyperion
4 5 (11.36%) MuleSoft
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.82%) Apple
6 3 (6.82%) hybris
7 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.27%) Adobe
8 1 (2.27%) Marketo
8 1 (2.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud