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 3 months to 22 May 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
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 46 65
Rank change year-on-year -38 +19  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 9 50 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.71% 3.88% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 14.45% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 47 17
Median daily rate £325 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +17.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.89 £36.00
% change year-on-year +29.51% -14.20%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 408 346 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 32.25% 26.82% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 257 209
Median daily rate £413 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 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
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 3 months to 22 May 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
Staines -2 3 - -
Woking - 1 £363 -
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (57.89%) REST
2 19 (50.00%) XML
2 19 (50.00%) Linux
3 18 (47.37%) Web Services
4 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (36.84%) Java
6 12 (31.58%) C#
7 11 (28.95%) SQL
8 10 (26.32%) TDD
8 10 (26.32%) .NET
8 10 (26.32%) BDD
9 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
9 9 (23.68%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (23.68%) Apache
9 9 (23.68%) HTTP
9 9 (23.68%) HTTPS
10 8 (21.05%) MVC
10 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
10 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
10 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (18.42%) DevOps
11 7 (18.42%) Selenium
11 7 (18.42%) Law
11 7 (18.42%) VMware
11 7 (18.42%) Middleware
11 7 (18.42%) JAXB
12 6 (15.79%) LoadRunner
12 6 (15.79%) Telecoms

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 9 (23.68%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.89%) Mule
4 2 (5.26%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) FileNet
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) HTTP
1 9 (23.68%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) FTP
2 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.63%) LDAP
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) SSH
2 1 (2.63%) SSL
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Power BI
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Selenium
2 6 (15.79%) LoadRunner
3 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (13.16%) TeamCity
4 4 (10.53%) Maven
4 4 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.89%) NUnit
5 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.89%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.26%) MSTest
6 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.63%) Checkstyle
7 1 (2.63%) Cobertura
7 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.63%) Subversion
7 1 (2.63%) XMLSpy
General
1 7 (18.42%) Law
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.16%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Angular Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Linux Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Unix Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) XML Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (5.26%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) REST
2 19 (50.00%) XML
3 18 (47.37%) Web Services
4 10 (26.32%) .NET
5 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (18.42%) JAXB
6 7 (18.42%) Middleware
7 6 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (15.79%) JMS
8 5 (13.16%) Angular 2
8 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
8 5 (13.16%) HTML
8 5 (13.16%) Spring
8 5 (13.16%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (13.16%) XML Messaging
9 4 (10.53%) .NET Core
9 4 (10.53%) RESTful
9 4 (10.53%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) DataPower
3 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) Unix
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) BDD
2 10 (26.32%) TDD
3 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
4 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
4 8 (21.05%) MVC
5 7 (18.42%) DevOps
6 6 (15.79%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Cryptography
7 4 (10.53%) Defect Management
7 4 (10.53%) Release Management
7 4 (10.53%) Software Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) Test Management
7 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.53%) Use Case
7 4 (10.53%) User Stories
8 3 (7.89%) Data Transformation
8 3 (7.89%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) C#
3 11 (28.95%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
1 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 5 (13.16%) PA-DSS
3 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) VMware
2 4 (10.53%) HP
2 4 (10.53%) IBM
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) Netezza
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) Software AG
4 1 (2.63%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) Teradata
4 1 (2.63%) webMethods