Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 71 82
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11 -9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 17 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.26% 2.00% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.57% 7.51% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £463 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £405 £381 £363
90th Percentile £469 £569 £600
East of England median daily rate £513 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -2.38% +10.53% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £33.08 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -17.30% +26.18%

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 372 426 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 27.56% 26.68% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 287 213
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £260 £263
90th Percentile £588 £569 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.75 £48.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.18% +221.67% -47.37%
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +15.28%

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 19 October 2019.

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 19 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
Watford -7 9 £463 -13.95%
Hemel Hempstead -13 5 £425 +3.66% 1
Hatfield - 1 - -
SOAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
2 16 (94.12%) JSON
3 13 (76.47%) REST
4 11 (64.71%) XML
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (41.18%) CSS
6 7 (41.18%) XSLT
6 7 (41.18%) HTML
6 7 (41.18%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 7 (41.18%) DevOps
7 6 (35.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (35.29%) Microservices
7 6 (35.29%) Apache
7 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
7 6 (35.29%) JIRA
7 6 (35.29%) CMS
7 6 (35.29%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
7 6 (35.29%) Jackrabbit
8 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
8 5 (29.41%) Oracle
8 5 (29.41%) Windows
9 4 (23.53%) .NET
9 4 (23.53%) Selenium
9 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
9 4 (23.53%) Kanban
9 4 (23.53%) Android
9 4 (23.53%) Mac OS
9 4 (23.53%) Test Automation

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 6 (35.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Apache
1 6 (35.29%) CMS
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) BrowserStack
1 4 (23.53%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) Appium
2 4 (23.53%) Calabash
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (23.53%) Robot Framework
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) TestRail
2 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) ERP Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.88%) SOA Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
2 16 (94.12%) JSON
3 13 (76.47%) REST
4 11 (64.71%) XML
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) HTML
5 7 (41.18%) XSLT
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) RESTful
7 3 (17.65%) HTML5
8 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.76%) CSS3
8 2 (11.76%) Middleware
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (11.76%) XSD
9 1 (5.88%) Kafka
9 1 (5.88%) LAMP
9 1 (5.88%) Laravel
9 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 4 (23.53%) Mac OS
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) DevOps
3 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 6 (35.29%) Microservices
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 4 (23.53%) ATDD
5 4 (23.53%) BDD
5 4 (23.53%) Kanban
5 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
5 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Validation
6 3 (17.65%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) OOD
7 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (11.76%) SOA
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) Ruby
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.88%) Clojure
4 1 (5.88%) Groovy
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) hybris