Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 140 76
Rank change year-on-year +72 -64 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 34 29 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.76% 1.04% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.06% 3.96% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 36
North East median daily rate £425 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.30% +16.33%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £256
90th Percentile £550 £495 £653
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £37.00
% change year-on-year +41.07% -13.78% +5.71%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 338 733 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.48% 26.27% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 498 364
North East median daily rate £400 £357 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.03% -10.74% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £534 £500 £559
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 12
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £17.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +58.78% -41.22%
10th Percentile £19.75 £18.64 £16.16
90th Percentile £47.73 £36.60 £26.95
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 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
Tyne and Wear +71 32 £450 +5.88%
Durham - 1 £275 -
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 31 (91.18%) Java
2 25 (73.53%) JSON
3 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (61.76%) Spring
4 21 (61.76%) HTML
5 20 (58.82%) CSS
6 19 (55.88%) XML
7 15 (44.12%) Web Services
7 15 (44.12%) SQL
8 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
8 14 (41.18%) Selenium
9 13 (38.24%) Open Source
9 13 (38.24%) REST
9 13 (38.24%) Tomcat
9 13 (38.24%) Scrum
10 11 (32.35%) TDD
10 11 (32.35%) Linux
10 11 (32.35%) Kanban
10 11 (32.35%) Scala
11 10 (29.41%) RESTful
11 10 (29.41%) C#
11 10 (29.41%) SOA
12 9 (26.47%) InterSystems
12 9 (26.47%) InterSystems Cache
12 9 (26.47%) JSP
12 9 (26.47%) IIS
12 9 (26.47%) MySQL
12 9 (26.47%) Python
12 9 (26.47%) OO
12 9 (26.47%) Puppet

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 13 (38.24%) Tomcat
2 9 (26.47%) Apache ServiceMix
2 9 (26.47%) IIS
3 6 (17.65%) Confluence
4 4 (11.76%) CMS
4 4 (11.76%) JBoss
5 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.94%) Apache
7 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.82%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (8.82%) IaaS
1 3 (8.82%) PaaS
1 3 (8.82%) Serverless
2 2 (5.88%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) InterSystems Cache
1 9 (26.47%) MySQL
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 6 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Selenium
2 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
3 8 (23.53%) SoapUI
4 6 (17.65%) JIRA
5 5 (14.71%) JUnit
6 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
6 3 (8.82%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (8.82%) Subversion
6 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.94%) jMock
8 1 (2.94%) Maven
8 1 (2.94%) Mockito
8 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Digital Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Digital Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) JSON
2 21 (61.76%) HTML
2 21 (61.76%) Spring
3 20 (58.82%) CSS
4 19 (55.88%) XML
5 15 (44.12%) Web Services
6 13 (38.24%) REST
7 10 (29.41%) RESTful
8 9 (26.47%) Apache Camel
8 9 (26.47%) GWT
8 9 (26.47%) JSP
9 8 (23.53%) Spring Security
10 6 (17.65%) .NET
10 6 (17.65%) Ajax
10 6 (17.65%) CSS3
10 6 (17.65%) Django
10 6 (17.65%) HTML5
11 5 (14.71%) XSD
12 4 (11.76%) EJB
12 4 (11.76%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) User Experience
2 5 (14.71%) Smartphone
3 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Open Source
2 13 (38.24%) Scrum
3 11 (32.35%) Kanban
3 11 (32.35%) TDD
4 10 (29.41%) SOA
5 9 (26.47%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (26.47%) OO
6 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 6 (17.65%) Coaching
7 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
7 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (17.65%) Line Management
7 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 6 (17.65%) OWASP
7 6 (17.65%) Prototyping
7 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 6 (17.65%) Web Development
8 5 (14.71%) API Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) Java
2 15 (44.12%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 11 (32.35%) Scala
5 10 (29.41%) C#
6 9 (26.47%) Python
7 8 (23.53%) Groovy
8 6 (17.65%) Ruby
9 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
10 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
10 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
10 2 (5.88%) XPath
10 2 (5.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Docker
2 6 (17.65%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (26.47%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Google
1 9 (26.47%) InterSystems
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) OpenText
3 3 (8.82%) SaltStack
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix
4 2 (5.88%) Dell
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat