Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 26 April 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 73 62
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11 +11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 27 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.83% 1.31% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.36% 4.51% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 20
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £618
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -35.22% +54.38%
10th Percentile £363 £199 £468
90th Percentile £569 £493 £653
East of England median daily rate £513 £450 £505
% change year-on-year +13.89% -10.89% +26.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +2.74% +1.39%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 367 355 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.93% 28.98% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 244 161
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.39% +1.99%
10th Percentile £277 £245 £288
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.11 £39.31 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.02% +48.35% -29.33%
10th Percentile £12.02 £36.25 £8.78
90th Percentile £44.63 £44.26 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -6.25%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Hertfordshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOAP in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Hertfordshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Hertfordshire

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Hertfordshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 26 April 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
Watford -5 10 £406 -9.72% 3
Welwyn Garden City 0 7 £563 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £380 - 2
Hatfield - 1 - -
SOAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 25 (92.59%) REST
2 18 (66.67%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) TDD
4 15 (55.56%) Scrum
5 13 (48.15%) Web Services
6 12 (44.44%) Kanban
7 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
7 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (40.74%) Microservices
7 11 (40.74%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (40.74%) Java 8
8 10 (37.04%) DevOps
9 7 (25.93%) MVC
10 6 (22.22%) Spring
10 6 (22.22%) XML
10 6 (22.22%) HTML
11 5 (18.52%) SQL
11 5 (18.52%) CSS
11 5 (18.52%) HTML5
12 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
12 4 (14.81%) Windows
12 4 (14.81%) .NET
12 4 (14.81%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (14.81%) Middleware
12 4 (14.81%) Web Development
12 4 (14.81%) JIRA
12 4 (14.81%) Spring MVC
13 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
13 3 (11.11%) Velocity

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Magento
2 1 (3.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) JUnit
2 3 (11.11%) NUnit
2 3 (11.11%) ReSharper
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) Mockito
3 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.70%) Log4j
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 3 (11.11%) Billing
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Java Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Salesforce Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Salesforce Technical Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.41%) WCF Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Tester
7 1 (3.70%) SAP PI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) REST
2 13 (48.15%) Web Services
3 6 (22.22%) HTML
3 6 (22.22%) Spring
3 6 (22.22%) XML
4 5 (18.52%) CSS
4 5 (18.52%) HTML5
5 4 (14.81%) .NET
5 4 (14.81%) Middleware
5 4 (14.81%) Spring MVC
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.11%) EJB
6 3 (11.11%) J2EE
6 3 (11.11%) Velocity
6 3 (11.11%) Visualforce
6 3 (11.11%) WCF
7 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.41%) JSON
7 2 (7.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) DataPower
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) HPUX
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) TDD
3 15 (55.56%) Scrum
4 12 (44.44%) Kanban
5 11 (40.74%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
5 11 (40.74%) Microservices
6 10 (37.04%) DevOps
7 7 (25.93%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 4 (14.81%) Web Development
9 3 (11.11%) CRM
9 3 (11.11%) Refactoring
9 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
9 3 (11.11%) SOLID
10 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
10 2 (7.41%) DNA
10 2 (7.41%) OO
10 2 (7.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) Java 8
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) Apex Code
4 3 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) ABAP
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) hybris
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Pardot
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) ATG
4 1 (3.70%) Blue Martini
4 1 (3.70%) Demandware
4 1 (3.70%) Elastic Path
4 1 (3.70%) HP