Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 July 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 > London
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 127 151
Rank change year-on-year -32 +24 +5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 711 888 751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.69% 1.96% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.71% 6.03% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 612 537
London median daily rate £493 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £363 £325 £306
90th Percentile £638 £595 £588
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
London median hourly rate £39.03 £51.00 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.48% +129.94% -76.65%
10th Percentile £19.25 £51.00 £20.12
90th Percentile £57.50 £51.00 £26.44
England median hourly rate £40.00 £31.90 £35.00
% change year-on-year +25.39% -8.86% +7.69%

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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15100 14722 14368
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.90% 32.44% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11223 11102 10346
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 56 83
London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £18.20 £19.00 £13.60
90th Percentile £53.30 £57.50 £70.00
England median hourly rate £40.50 £37.25 £36.38
% change year-on-year +8.72% +2.41% +3.93%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in London

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in London

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in London over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in London

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in London

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in London over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SOAP in London

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the London region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
Central London -37 117 £498 +4.74% 14
South London -11 20 £450 +5.88% 6
West London +19 19 £525 +31.25% 14
East London -1 17 £544 +26.45% 3
North London -13 2 - - 2
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 London region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 454 (63.85%) REST
2 424 (59.63%) Web Services
3 412 (57.95%) Java
4 355 (49.93%) Agile Software Development
5 285 (40.08%) XML
6 243 (34.18%) JavaScript
7 215 (30.24%) TDD
8 198 (27.85%) Spring
9 190 (26.72%) HTML
9 190 (26.72%) Finance
10 189 (26.58%) Scrum
11 183 (25.74%) SQL
12 164 (23.07%) JSON
13 155 (21.80%) CSS
14 149 (20.96%) Jenkins
15 148 (20.82%) AngularJS
16 140 (19.69%) Git (software)
17 139 (19.55%) Banking
18 134 (18.85%) Oracle
19 130 (18.28%) Test Automation
19 130 (18.28%) RESTful
20 125 (17.58%) .NET
21 121 (17.02%) OO
22 117 (16.46%) SOA
23 114 (16.03%) BDD
24 113 (15.89%) Linux
25 109 (15.33%) J2EE
26 108 (15.19%) Maven
27 98 (13.78%) Hibernate
28 96 (13.50%) C#

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 95 (13.36%) WebSphere
2 92 (12.94%) JBoss
3 89 (12.52%) Tomcat
4 68 (9.56%) Apache
5 35 (4.92%) WebLogic
6 24 (3.38%) CMS
7 23 (3.23%) Mule
8 22 (3.09%) Confluence
9 19 (2.67%) IIS
10 15 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (2.11%) GlassFish
10 15 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (1.83%) MQSeries
11 13 (1.83%) nginx
12 12 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 11 (1.55%) SharePoint
14 10 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (1.13%) Drupal
16 7 (0.98%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (0.98%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.56%) SmartSuite
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.56%) Pega PRPC
3 3 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.28%) RMDS
4 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.28%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.14%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 68 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (5.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 20 (2.81%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 16 (2.25%) Force.com
6 14 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.97%) PaaS
7 13 (1.83%) GitHub
8 10 (1.41%) IaaS
9 9 (1.27%) SaaS
10 7 (0.98%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.84%) Akamai
12 4 (0.56%) CloudBees
12 4 (0.56%) Heroku
13 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.42%) Firebase
13 3 (0.42%) Google Play
13 3 (0.42%) TestFlight
14 2 (0.28%) BrowserStack
14 2 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (9.00%) HTTP
2 38 (5.34%) TCP/IP
3 34 (4.78%) Internet
4 32 (4.50%) LDAP
5 25 (3.52%) Firewall
6 21 (2.95%) SSL
7 20 (2.81%) SMTP
8 13 (1.83%) SSH
9 10 (1.41%) DNS
9 10 (1.41%) IMAP
10 9 (1.27%) Network Security
11 8 (1.13%) FTP
12 7 (0.98%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.56%) LAN
13 4 (0.56%) SMS
14 3 (0.42%) SNMP
14 3 (0.42%) VPN
15 2 (0.28%) Ethernet
15 2 (0.28%) IPsec
15 2 (0.28%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 66 (9.28%) Relational Database
3 57 (8.02%) MySQL
4 43 (6.05%) NoSQL
5 30 (4.22%) MongoDB
6 28 (3.94%) RDBMS
7 19 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (2.25%) DB2
9 12 (1.69%) Big Data
10 11 (1.55%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.55%) MariaDB
10 11 (1.55%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.41%) Hazelcast
12 9 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.13%) MarkLogic
14 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.84%) Redis
15 6 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.84%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 149 (20.96%) Jenkins
2 140 (19.69%) Git (software)
3 108 (15.19%) Maven
4 96 (13.50%) Selenium
5 93 (13.08%) JUnit
6 75 (10.55%) JIRA
7 62 (8.72%) Subversion
8 61 (8.58%) Cucumber
8 61 (8.58%) SoapUI
9 52 (7.31%) Mockito
10 50 (7.03%) TeamCity
11 35 (4.92%) Gradle
12 32 (4.50%) Ant
12 32 (4.50%) Eclipse
13 30 (4.22%) Jasmine
14 29 (4.08%) Bitbucket
15 28 (3.94%) WebDriver
16 27 (3.80%) Grunt
16 27 (3.80%) Hudson
17 24 (3.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 190 (26.72%) Finance
2 139 (19.55%) Banking
3 48 (6.75%) Retail
4 33 (4.64%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.94%) Marketing
6 27 (3.80%) Investment Banking
7 24 (3.38%) Front Office
8 15 (2.11%) Legal
8 15 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.97%) Electronics
9 14 (1.97%) Law
10 13 (1.83%) Publishing
11 11 (1.55%) Games
12 9 (1.27%) Back Office
12 9 (1.27%) Financial Institution
13 8 (1.13%) Advertising
13 8 (1.13%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.70%) French Language
14 5 (0.70%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 430 (60.48%) Developer
2 165 (23.21%) Java Developer
3 98 (13.78%) Architect
4 69 (9.70%) Senior Developer
5 44 (6.19%) Salesforce Developer
6 34 (4.78%) .NET Developer
7 32 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 30 (4.22%) Tester
9 28 (3.94%) Angular Developer
10 24 (3.38%) Analyst
10 24 (3.38%) Consultant
11 23 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
11 23 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
12 22 (3.09%) Automation Tester
13 21 (2.95%) J2EE Developer
14 19 (2.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 19 (2.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 18 (2.53%) Integration Specialist
16 17 (2.39%) C# Developer
16 17 (2.39%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (63.85%) REST
2 424 (59.63%) Web Services
3 285 (40.08%) XML
4 198 (27.85%) Spring
5 190 (26.72%) HTML
6 164 (23.07%) JSON
7 155 (21.80%) CSS
8 148 (20.82%) AngularJS
9 130 (18.28%) RESTful
10 125 (17.58%) .NET
11 109 (15.33%) J2EE
12 98 (13.78%) Hibernate
13 88 (12.38%) HTML5
13 88 (12.38%) jQuery
14 67 (9.42%) JMS
15 59 (8.30%) CSS3
16 55 (7.74%) Java EE
17 51 (7.17%) XSLT
18 50 (7.03%) Ajax
18 50 (7.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.00%) User Experience
2 58 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (6.47%) Computer Science
4 40 (5.63%) Mobile App
5 25 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (3.23%) Derivative
8 21 (2.95%) Data Structures
8 21 (2.95%) Fixed Income
9 19 (2.67%) Virtual Team
10 17 (2.39%) W3C
11 15 (2.11%) iPad
11 15 (2.11%) Private Cloud
12 13 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (1.69%) N-Tier
14 11 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
15 10 (1.41%) DataPower
15 10 (1.41%) PKI
16 9 (1.27%) Management Information System
17 7 (0.98%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 113 (15.89%) Linux
2 96 (13.50%) Unix
3 42 (5.91%) Windows
4 37 (5.20%) Apple iOS
5 28 (3.94%) Android
6 21 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (2.25%) Windows Server
8 15 (2.11%) Solaris
9 13 (1.83%) CentOS
10 11 (1.55%) HPUX
11 3 (0.42%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (49.93%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (30.24%) TDD
3 189 (26.58%) Scrum
4 130 (18.28%) Test Automation
5 121 (17.02%) OO
6 117 (16.46%) SOA
7 114 (16.03%) BDD
8 94 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
9 92 (12.94%) DevOps
10 86 (12.10%) MVC
11 84 (11.81%) Unit Testing
12 79 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 72 (10.13%) Open Source
14 62 (8.72%) SDLC
15 58 (8.16%) Kanban
16 56 (7.88%) Workflow
17 52 (7.31%) Web Development
18 47 (6.61%) Software Engineering
19 46 (6.47%) Microservices
20 41 (5.77%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 412 (57.95%) Java
2 243 (34.18%) JavaScript
3 183 (25.74%) SQL
4 96 (13.50%) C#
5 49 (6.89%) Shell Script
6 47 (6.61%) Apex Code
7 43 (6.05%) Python
8 38 (5.34%) Perl
9 32 (4.50%) SOQL
10 27 (3.80%) Scala
11 26 (3.66%) Ruby
12 23 (3.23%) Groovy
12 23 (3.23%) XPath
13 18 (2.53%) C++
14 14 (1.97%) Apple Swift
14 14 (1.97%) Objective-C
14 14 (1.97%) PHP
15 13 (1.83%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.83%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 70 (9.85%) Degree
2 17 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.11%) Master's Degree
5 12 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.70%) CISSP
6 5 (0.70%) ISEB
6 5 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.56%) CISA
7 4 (0.56%) CISM
7 4 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.42%) PMP
9 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.14%) CEH
10 1 (0.14%) CHFI
10 1 (0.14%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.17%) QA
2 12 (1.69%) MiFID
3 7 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (0.98%) EMIR
4 5 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.70%) FATCA
5 4 (0.56%) FedRAMP
5 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.42%) HL7
7 2 (0.28%) SLA
7 2 (0.28%) WAI
7 2 (0.28%) WCAG
8 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.14%) GCP
8 1 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (3.38%) Active Directory
1 24 (3.38%) Docker
2 6 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.70%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.42%) HDFS
5 3 (0.42%) vSphere
6 2 (0.28%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.28%) OpenIDM
6 2 (0.28%) Varnish
6 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.14%) vCloud
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (3.66%) Ansible
3 17 (2.39%) Puppet
4 9 (1.27%) Piwik
5 6 (0.84%) Kibana
5 6 (0.84%) logstash
6 5 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.56%) RSA Archer
8 3 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.42%) MOM
8 3 (0.42%) Nagios
8 3 (0.42%) Rancher
8 3 (0.42%) Terraform
9 2 (0.28%) Opsview
9 2 (0.28%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.28%) Thomson Reuters DACS
9 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.28%) vRealize
10 1 (0.14%) Grafana
Vendors
1 134 (18.85%) Oracle
2 69 (9.70%) IBM
3 63 (8.86%) Salesforce.com
4 45 (6.33%) Microsoft
5 27 (3.80%) SAP
6 25 (3.52%) ServiceNow
7 18 (2.53%) Adobe
7 18 (2.53%) Pega
8 17 (2.39%) VMware
9 16 (2.25%) ATG
10 15 (2.11%) Perforce
11 14 (1.97%) Apigee
11 14 (1.97%) Informatica
11 14 (1.97%) MuleSoft
11 14 (1.97%) TIBCO
12 13 (1.83%) Splunk
13 11 (1.55%) CA Agile Central
13 11 (1.55%) hybris
14 10 (1.41%) Pardot
14 10 (1.41%) Solace
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