Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 14 December 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 > Surrey
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 80 44
Rank change year-on-year +21 -36 +60
Contract jobs citing SOAP 88 47 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.12% 2.14% 4.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.35% 8.05% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 42 112
Surrey median daily rate £450 £431 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.23% +16.55%
10th Percentile £353 £358 £343
90th Percentile £532 £548 £500
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Surrey median hourly rate £46.25 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.63% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +21.43%

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 Surrey with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 850 584 863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 30.15% 26.53% 31.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 398 620
Surrey median daily rate £455 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +2.10% +15.22%
10th Percentile £329 £300 £288
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 15
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £42.50 £32.08 £23.20
90th Percentile £49.25 £44.65 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +18.11%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Surrey

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Surrey

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Surrey over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Surrey

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Surrey

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Surrey over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SOAP in Surrey

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Sunbury-on-Thames - 14 £460 -
Staines +11 11 £600 +37.14% 1
Leatherhead 0 10 £425 +9.68% 4
Reigate - 4 £463 -
Camberley - 3 £525 -
Egham - 2 £500 -
Epsom - 2 £338 - 2
Dorking - 1 £500 -
Redhill - 1 £488 -
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 51 (57.95%) Java
2 50 (56.82%) Web Services
3 42 (47.73%) HTML
4 39 (44.32%) CSS
5 36 (40.91%) REST
6 35 (39.77%) C#
6 35 (39.77%) JavaScript
7 34 (38.64%) Microsoft
8 32 (36.36%) SQL
8 32 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (34.09%) AngularJS
9 30 (34.09%) Git (software)
10 29 (32.95%) Scrum
11 28 (31.82%) JSON
12 25 (28.41%) Microsoft Azure
13 24 (27.27%) Finance
13 24 (27.27%) XML
14 23 (26.14%) OO
15 21 (23.86%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (23.86%) Node.js
15 21 (23.86%) User Experience
15 21 (23.86%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (21.59%) RESTful
17 18 (20.45%) Use Case
17 18 (20.45%) DevOps
17 18 (20.45%) HTML5
18 17 (19.32%) Apache Camel
18 17 (19.32%) jQuery
18 17 (19.32%) Spring
18 17 (19.32%) .NET

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 10 (11.36%) WebLogic
2 7 (7.95%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.82%) Mule
4 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.14%) JBoss
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Lawson
1 1 (1.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (28.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.95%) SaaS
3 6 (6.82%) Serverless
4 5 (5.68%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.14%) G Suite
5 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) AMQP
2 3 (3.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.05%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.09%) MySQL
4 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.95%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.27%) DB2
6 2 (2.27%) DocumentDB
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (34.09%) Git (software)
2 15 (17.05%) Selenium
3 13 (14.77%) Subversion
3 13 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 10 (11.36%) Maven
5 10 (11.36%) SoapUI
6 7 (7.95%) Mocha
7 6 (6.82%) JMeter
7 6 (6.82%) MSBuild
7 6 (6.82%) NeoLoad
8 5 (5.68%) NUnit
8 5 (5.68%) SpecFlow
8 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.14%) JUnit
9 1 (1.14%) TestNG
9 1 (1.14%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (1.14%) XMLSpy
General
1 24 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Electronics
3 7 (7.95%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.95%) Marketing
3 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.27%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (70.45%) Developer
2 20 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 16 (18.18%) Integration Developer
4 11 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Architect
5 10 (11.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (7.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Azure Architect
8 6 (6.82%) ERP Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Integration Architect
9 5 (5.68%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Angular Developer
10 4 (4.55%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) WPF Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Azure Developer
11 3 (3.41%) C# WPF Developer
11 3 (3.41%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (56.82%) Web Services
2 42 (47.73%) HTML
3 39 (44.32%) CSS
4 36 (40.91%) REST
5 30 (34.09%) AngularJS
6 28 (31.82%) JSON
7 24 (27.27%) XML
8 21 (23.86%) Node.js
9 19 (21.59%) RESTful
10 18 (20.45%) HTML5
11 17 (19.32%) .NET
11 17 (19.32%) Apache Camel
11 17 (19.32%) jQuery
11 17 (19.32%) Spring
12 14 (15.91%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (13.64%) CSS3
13 12 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (12.50%) WCF
15 10 (11.36%) JBoss Seam
15 10 (11.36%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (23.86%) User Experience
2 11 (12.50%) Clustering
3 9 (10.23%) Fat Client
3 9 (10.23%) Thin Client
4 6 (6.82%) CMDB
5 5 (5.68%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.27%) Spread Betting
8 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.14%) Fintech
8 1 (1.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.95%) Scrum
3 23 (26.14%) OO
4 21 (23.86%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (20.45%) DevOps
5 18 (20.45%) Use Case
6 16 (18.18%) ERP
6 16 (18.18%) User Stories
7 14 (15.91%) MVC
7 14 (15.91%) Test Automation
8 11 (12.50%) BDD
8 11 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 11 (12.50%) Workflow
9 9 (10.23%) Front End Development
9 9 (10.23%) Software Architecture
9 9 (10.23%) SOLID
10 8 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (9.09%) Data Modelling
10 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 8 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.95%) Java
2 35 (39.77%) C#
2 35 (39.77%) JavaScript
3 32 (36.36%) SQL
4 6 (6.82%) TypeScript
5 5 (5.68%) Python
6 4 (4.55%) C
6 4 (4.55%) C++
6 4 (4.55%) Go
6 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.55%) XAML
7 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.14%) PHP
8 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Degree
2 7 (7.95%) ISTQB
2 7 (7.95%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.14%) OpenDJ
2 1 (1.14%) OpenIDM
2 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Ansible
2 4 (4.55%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) SAP
3 6 (6.82%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.41%) HP
5 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.27%) Workday
6 1 (1.14%) CA
6 1 (1.14%) Capita
6 1 (1.14%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.14%) Google
6 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.14%) Red Hat