Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 18 July 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 63 69
Rank change year-on-year +16 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 5 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.07% 0.55% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.13% 1.62% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 9
Kent median daily rate £373 £275 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.45% -29.49% -
10th Percentile £300 £227 £263
90th Percentile £423 £518 £460
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £11.93 £40.00
% change year-on-year +277.20% -70.18% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 121 185 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 25.97% 33.94% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 134 215
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £281 £266 £260
90th Percentile £475 £438 £625
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Kent median hourly rate £41.61 - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Kent

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Kent

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Kent

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
West Malling - 1 £420 - 2
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (60.00%) TypeScript
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) ReSharper
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) Fiddler
2 3 (60.00%) AMQP
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) AMQP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) SMTP
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Fiddler
1 3 (60.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Software Architect
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) C# Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Software Design Architect
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) EDI
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (20.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Microservices
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) TypeScript
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft