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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 66 64
Rank change year-on-year -19 -2  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 19 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.24% 1.88% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.92% 7.86% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 21
Median daily rate £440 £350 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -8.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £525 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.14 £44.00
% change year-on-year +28.47% -29.23%  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 485 369 422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 31.60% 23.93% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 1125 1212
Median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 2 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.86% +138.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £32.03 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £38.48 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -6 8 £369 -18.05% 2
Derbyshire -6 6 £540 +54.28%
Northamptonshire -1 4 £319 -1.92% 1
Leicestershire -9 1 £400 +14.28%
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 28 (45.90%) Web Services
1 28 (45.90%) XML
2 27 (44.26%) Java
3 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (42.62%) JSON
3 26 (42.62%) REST
4 23 (37.70%) SQL
5 22 (36.07%) TDD
6 21 (34.43%) Spring
7 20 (32.79%) OO
8 19 (31.15%) Hibernate
8 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
9 18 (29.51%) Data Modelling
9 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
10 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
10 16 (26.23%) JPA
10 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
10 16 (26.23%) JIRA
11 14 (22.95%) jQuery
11 14 (22.95%) J2EE
11 14 (22.95%) Oracle
11 14 (22.95%) SOA
12 13 (21.31%) Scrum
12 13 (21.31%) QA
13 12 (19.67%) SoapUI
13 12 (19.67%) XSLT
14 11 (18.03%) Finance
14 11 (18.03%) Ajax
14 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
14 11 (18.03%) Unit Testing

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 5 (8.20%) JBoss
2 4 (6.56%) Confluence
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.64%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Boomi
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Internet
2 7 (11.48%) HTTP
3 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.28%) DB2
4 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.64%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.64%) GIS
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Redis
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
2 16 (26.23%) JIRA
3 12 (19.67%) SoapUI
4 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
5 10 (16.39%) IntelliJ
6 9 (14.75%) Eclipse
7 8 (13.11%) JUnit
8 7 (11.48%) Gradle
8 7 (11.48%) JProfiler
8 7 (11.48%) Selenium
9 5 (8.20%) JMeter
9 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (4.92%) gulp
10 3 (4.92%) Jasmine
10 3 (4.92%) Subversion
11 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
11 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
11 2 (3.28%) Maven
11 2 (3.28%) NSubstitute
11 2 (3.28%) NUnit
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (62.30%) Developer
2 21 (34.43%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) ABAP Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Agile Developer
4 5 (8.20%) SAP Developer
5 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Integration Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) QA Leader
5 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Business Integration Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.90%) Web Services
1 28 (45.90%) XML
2 26 (42.62%) JSON
2 26 (42.62%) REST
3 21 (34.43%) Spring
4 19 (31.15%) Hibernate
5 16 (26.23%) JPA
6 14 (22.95%) J2EE
6 14 (22.95%) jQuery
7 12 (19.67%) XSLT
8 11 (18.03%) Ajax
9 10 (16.39%) HTML
9 10 (16.39%) RESTful
10 9 (14.75%) .NET
11 8 (13.11%) CSS
11 8 (13.11%) Java EE
12 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
12 6 (9.84%) IDoc
12 6 (9.84%) SAP ALE
12 6 (9.84%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.28%) IVR
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) DataPower
5 1 (1.64%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.64%) iPad
5 1 (1.64%) iPhone
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.92%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Unix
3 2 (3.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.07%) TDD
3 20 (32.79%) OO
4 18 (29.51%) Data Modelling
5 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
6 14 (22.95%) SOA
7 13 (21.31%) Scrum
8 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (18.03%) Unit Testing
9 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
9 8 (13.11%) User Stories
9 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
10 7 (11.48%) MVC
10 7 (11.48%) RAD
11 6 (9.84%) Workflow
12 5 (8.20%) Analytics
12 5 (8.20%) API Testing
12 5 (8.20%) Refactoring
12 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (6.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) Java
2 23 (37.70%) SQL
3 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.75%) C#
5 6 (9.84%) ABAP
5 6 (9.84%) SAPscript
6 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.28%) C
7 2 (3.28%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) VB
8 1 (1.64%) VBScript
8 1 (1.64%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.28%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.31%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) WAI
2 1 (1.64%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Perforce
3 6 (9.84%) SAP
4 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.56%) WSO2
5 2 (3.28%) Dell
5 2 (3.28%) Informatica
5 2 (3.28%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.64%) ESRI
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.64%) Kony
6 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.64%) Sybase