Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 107 106
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 -20
Contract jobs citing SOAP 22 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.17% 1.49% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.90% 4.51% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 29
East Midlands median daily rate £366 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +10.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £309
90th Percentile £415 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% 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 £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +32.55%

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 564 910 901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.97% 33.03% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 643 593
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £310 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £518
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 23
East Midlands median hourly rate £46.40 £43.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35.00 £33.63 £23.06
90th Percentile £64.50 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.61 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.15% +4.03% +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 15 October 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 15 October 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
Leicestershire +8 10 £285 -48.18% 5
Northamptonshire +25 4 £400 +17.65% 1
Nottinghamshire -14 4 £399 -0.31% 5
Derbyshire +10 1 - - 2
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 2
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 12 (54.55%) REST
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) Web Services
4 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 8 (36.36%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 6 (27.27%) RESTful
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (22.73%) Laravel
7 5 (22.73%) PHP
7 5 (22.73%) VBScript
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) CRM
8 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 4 (18.18%) MVC
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) React
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) JSON
8 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 3 (13.64%) Release Management
9 3 (13.64%) Ajax
9 3 (13.64%) QA
9 3 (13.64%) Selenium
9 3 (13.64%) Change Management
9 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
9 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements

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 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) ArcGIS
1 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) ColdFusion
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) npm
2 1 (4.55%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
1 1 (4.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
4 2 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (9.09%) GIS
4 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) MariaDB
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Grunt
2 2 (9.09%) gulp
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) GitLab
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Protractor
3 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.55%) Billing
1 1 (4.55%) Front Office
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) CRM Developer
2 3 (13.64%) PHP Developer
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (9.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Developer
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior
4 1 (4.55%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) REST
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 6 (27.27%) CSS
4 6 (27.27%) RESTful
4 6 (27.27%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) Laravel
6 4 (18.18%) JSON
6 4 (18.18%) React
7 3 (13.64%) Ajax
8 2 (9.09%) .NET
8 2 (9.09%) Express
8 2 (9.09%) Middleware
8 2 (9.09%) Node.js
8 2 (9.09%) Spring
8 2 (9.09%) Vue.js
8 2 (9.09%) XML Schema
9 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
9 1 (4.55%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) EPoS
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) AIX
1 1 (4.55%) Solaris
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) CRM
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 4 (18.18%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
3 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (13.64%) Project Delivery
3 3 (13.64%) Release Management
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) API Integration
5 1 (4.55%) API Testing
5 1 (4.55%) SDET
5 1 (4.55%) SDLC
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) PHP
4 5 (22.73%) VBScript
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.09%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
1 1 (4.55%) Netcool
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
1 1 (4.55%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) ESRI
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) BMC
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Perforce
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO