The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England / North East
Rank 66 61 45
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 19 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.59% 1.27% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.46% 4.25% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 8
Median daily rate £450 £331 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.84% +10.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £49.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +12.24% +53.12%  

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 the North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 294 259 147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 40.00% 29.80% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 175 88
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £538 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in the North East

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in the North East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in the North East

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in the North East

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -9 12 £450 +35.84% 10
Durham -2 2 £325 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 North East region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 25 (75.76%) REST
2 20 (60.61%) HTML
3 18 (54.55%) Java
3 18 (54.55%) CSS
4 16 (48.48%) Spring
4 16 (48.48%) JSON
5 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (45.45%) Web Services
6 14 (42.42%) Linux
7 13 (39.39%) XML
7 13 (39.39%) Oracle
7 13 (39.39%) HTML5
8 12 (36.36%) Open Source
9 11 (33.33%) CSS3
9 11 (33.33%) Puppet
9 11 (33.33%) MongoDB
9 11 (33.33%) Scala
9 11 (33.33%) Ajax
9 11 (33.33%) Selenium
9 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database
9 11 (33.33%) Docker
10 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
11 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (27.27%) LXC
11 9 (27.27%) Ruby
11 9 (27.27%) Django
11 9 (27.27%) JIRA
11 9 (27.27%) TDD
11 9 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 9 (27.27%) Confluence
2 5 (15.15%) CMS
3 4 (12.12%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (9.09%) JBoss
4 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.06%) Apache
5 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 9 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (27.27%) MySQL
2 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 9 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Selenium
2 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
3 9 (27.27%) JIRA
4 5 (15.15%) JUnit
5 4 (12.12%) Log4j
6 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.06%) IntelliJ
7 1 (3.03%) jMock
7 1 (3.03%) Maven
7 1 (3.03%) Mockito
7 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.03%) Subversion
7 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Architect
2 9 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
4 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) CMS Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Lead Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Digital Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Java Scala Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Scala Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) REST
2 20 (60.61%) HTML
3 18 (54.55%) CSS
4 16 (48.48%) JSON
4 16 (48.48%) Spring
5 15 (45.45%) Web Services
6 13 (39.39%) HTML5
6 13 (39.39%) XML
7 11 (33.33%) Ajax
7 11 (33.33%) CSS3
8 9 (27.27%) Django
9 8 (24.24%) .NET
9 8 (24.24%) RESTful
10 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
10 5 (15.15%) XSLT
11 4 (12.12%) JAX-RPC
11 4 (12.12%) Play Framework
11 4 (12.12%) WSDL
11 4 (12.12%) XSL
12 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Open Source
3 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 9 (27.27%) TDD
4 8 (24.24%) MVC
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Data Management
6 5 (15.15%) DevOps
6 5 (15.15%) Kanban
6 5 (15.15%) OWASP
6 5 (15.15%) Prototyping
6 5 (15.15%) SOLID
6 5 (15.15%) Web Development
7 4 (12.12%) Change Management
7 4 (12.12%) ITIL
8 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 3 (9.09%) SOA
8 3 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) Scala
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 9 (27.27%) Python
3 9 (27.27%) Ruby
4 8 (24.24%) C#
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) CCA
1 1 (3.03%) CCNA
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (3.03%) MCSE
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Docker
2 9 (27.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Puppet
2 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.06%) webMethods
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
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