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 28 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)
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 121 59
Rank change year-on-year +79 -62  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 15 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.64% 0.68% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.07% 3.58% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 6
Median daily rate £475 £388 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +47.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £340 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £322
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 £40.00 £31.14 £44.00
% change year-on-year +28.47% -29.23%  

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 149 307 197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 26.23% 18.94% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 561 581
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 9
Median hourly rate £46.42 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.76% +73.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.03 £16.00 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £35.28 £16.73
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 the North East

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 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 +77 13 £475 +22.58% 6
Durham - 1 £275 - 1
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 26 (76.47%) REST
2 23 (67.65%) HTML
3 20 (58.82%) CSS
3 20 (58.82%) Spring
4 18 (52.94%) Java
4 18 (52.94%) JSON
5 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (41.18%) HTML5
7 13 (38.24%) Selenium
7 13 (38.24%) .NET
7 13 (38.24%) XML
8 12 (35.29%) Web Services
8 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
8 12 (35.29%) Scala
8 12 (35.29%) Puppet
8 12 (35.29%) MongoDB
8 12 (35.29%) Docker
9 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database
9 11 (32.35%) CSS3
9 11 (32.35%) TDD
9 11 (32.35%) Ajax
9 11 (32.35%) MVC
9 11 (32.35%) C#
9 11 (32.35%) MySQL
9 11 (32.35%) Oracle
10 9 (26.47%) JUnit
10 9 (26.47%) Linux
10 9 (26.47%) Python
10 9 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management

SOAP
Co-occurring 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 (26.47%) Confluence
2 8 (23.53%) CMS
3 6 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (14.71%) JBoss
5 3 (8.82%) Apache
5 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
5 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.88%) Umbraco
7 1 (2.94%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) MongoDB
2 11 (32.35%) MySQL
2 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database
3 9 (26.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (26.47%) NoSQL
3 9 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Selenium
2 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
2 9 (26.47%) JIRA
2 9 (26.47%) JUnit
3 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.82%) IntelliJ
4 2 (5.88%) jMock
4 2 (5.88%) Mockito
5 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Architect
3 9 (26.47%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.76%) CMS Developer
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Scala Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Android Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) REST
2 23 (67.65%) HTML
3 20 (58.82%) CSS
3 20 (58.82%) Spring
4 18 (52.94%) JSON
5 14 (41.18%) HTML5
6 13 (38.24%) .NET
6 13 (38.24%) XML
7 12 (35.29%) Web Services
8 11 (32.35%) Ajax
8 11 (32.35%) CSS3
9 9 (26.47%) Django
10 8 (23.53%) RESTful
11 7 (20.59%) Hibernate
12 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
12 5 (14.71%) EJB
12 5 (14.71%) J2EE
12 5 (14.71%) Play Framework
13 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
13 3 (8.82%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) MVC
2 11 (32.35%) TDD
3 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
3 9 (26.47%) Open Source
4 7 (20.59%) SOA
5 6 (17.65%) Scrum
5 6 (17.65%) SOLID
5 6 (17.65%) Web Application Development
6 5 (14.71%) Web Development
7 4 (11.76%) Kanban
7 4 (11.76%) Microservices
7 4 (11.76%) OWASP
7 4 (11.76%) Prototyping
8 3 (8.82%) CRM
8 3 (8.82%) DevOps
9 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 12 (35.29%) Scala
3 11 (32.35%) C#
4 9 (26.47%) Python
4 9 (26.47%) Ruby
5 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.94%) PMP
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Docker
2 9 (26.47%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Puppet
2 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Sitecore
3 3 (8.82%) webMethods
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