The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 23 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)
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 22 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.12% 2.94% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 10.42% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
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 £11.93 £31.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -61.51% -29.54%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 24 48 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 26.97% 28.24% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 16
Median daily rate £401 £395 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% +31.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex citing SOAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Middlesex

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Security
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Mockito
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (50.00%) API Design
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Security
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Design
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python