Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 90 93
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 42 61 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.56% 1.89% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.05% 6.46% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 36
East Midlands median daily rate £508 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.41% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £314 £309 £317
90th Percentile £550 £688 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £31.90
% change year-on-year +5.56% +41.07% -14.30%

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 832 944 912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 30.98% 29.33% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 625 547
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £18.97 £21.85 £13.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £46.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% 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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Nottinghamshire -9 14 £550 - 7
Northamptonshire -17 12 £463 +12.12% 4
Derbyshire +15 8 £500 +42.86% 7
Leicestershire +13 7 £550 - 7
Lincolnshire +5 3 £550 +76.00%
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 30 (71.43%) Web Services
2 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (47.62%) Java
4 19 (45.24%) REST
5 16 (38.10%) XML
6 14 (33.33%) JSON
6 14 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 13 (30.95%) HTML
8 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 12 (28.57%) Windows
9 10 (23.81%) CSS
9 10 (23.81%) C#
9 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
10 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
10 9 (21.43%) .NET
10 9 (21.43%) SAP
10 9 (21.43%) Scrum
11 8 (19.05%) MVC
11 8 (19.05%) JIRA
11 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
11 8 (19.05%) Middleware
11 8 (19.05%) RESTful
11 8 (19.05%) Confluence
12 7 (16.67%) SOA
12 7 (16.67%) SQL
12 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 7 (16.67%) Linux
12 7 (16.67%) TDD
12 7 (16.67%) Subversion
12 7 (16.67%) Spring

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 8 (19.05%) Confluence
2 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.90%) Mule
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (9.52%) NetWeaver
5 3 (7.14%) Mule ESB
6 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) HFM
1 3 (7.14%) Maximo
1 3 (7.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Boomi
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
1 2 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 8 (19.05%) JIRA
4 7 (16.67%) Subversion
5 6 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 6 (14.29%) Maven
5 6 (14.29%) Selenium
5 6 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 4 (9.52%) Bitbucket
6 4 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (7.14%) JUnit
7 3 (7.14%) Protractor
7 3 (7.14%) SonarQube
7 3 (7.14%) SpecFlow
7 3 (7.14%) Xcode
8 2 (4.76%) Gradle
8 2 (4.76%) JMeter
8 2 (4.76%) QF-Test
8 2 (4.76%) SOAtest
9 1 (2.38%) Appium
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Back Office
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Integration Architect
4 3 (7.14%) iOS Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Developer in Test
5 2 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Junior
5 2 (4.76%) Junior Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Lead Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) MuleSoft Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Scala Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Scala Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (71.43%) Web Services
2 19 (45.24%) REST
3 16 (38.10%) XML
4 14 (33.33%) JSON
5 13 (30.95%) HTML
6 10 (23.81%) CSS
7 9 (21.43%) .NET
8 8 (19.05%) Middleware
8 8 (19.05%) RESTful
9 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 7 (16.67%) Spring
10 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
10 6 (14.29%) J2EE
10 6 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (11.90%) React
12 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (9.52%) IDoc
12 4 (9.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Clustering
2 4 (9.52%) User Experience
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Unix
4 4 (9.52%) Mac OS X
4 4 (9.52%) Solaris
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.76%) Android
6 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Scrum
2 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 8 (19.05%) MVC
4 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (16.67%) SOA
4 7 (16.67%) TDD
5 6 (14.29%) DevOps
5 6 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 5 (11.90%) API Design
6 5 (11.90%) OO
6 5 (11.90%) SDLC
7 4 (9.52%) API Development
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.52%) CRM
7 4 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (9.52%) UML
8 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.14%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) Java
2 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.81%) C#
4 7 (16.67%) SQL
5 6 (14.29%) Python
6 5 (11.90%) Apple Swift
7 4 (9.52%) ABAP
7 4 (9.52%) Groovy
7 4 (9.52%) Jython
7 4 (9.52%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.76%) Korn
8 2 (4.76%) Scala
9 1 (2.38%) Java 8
9 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.38%) VB
9 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.38%) XPath
9 1 (2.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.38%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (9.52%) vSphere
2 3 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) CloudHub
2 2 (4.76%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) SAP
2 6 (14.29%) IBM
3 5 (11.90%) Dell
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.52%) MuleSoft
4 4 (9.52%) Sun
4 4 (9.52%) VMware
5 3 (7.14%) Apple
5 3 (7.14%) hybris
5 3 (7.14%) Hyperion
6 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.38%) Xamarin