Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 19 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 54 69
Rank change year-on-year +7 +15 -39
Contract jobs citing SOAP 46 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.44% 2.45% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.44% 7.26% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 19
West Sussex median daily rate £480 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.71% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £245 £314 £313
90th Percentile £613 £531 £471
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
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 West Sussex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 298 427 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 28.76% 33.75% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 222 292
West Sussex median daily rate £445 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.23% +10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £308 £300
90th Percentile £628 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 13
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £42.50 £36.08 £33.20
90th Percentile £51.00 £46.60 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in West Sussex

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in West Sussex

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in West Sussex over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in West Sussex

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 19 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
Worthing +24 29 £500 - 2
Crawley +2 9 £275 -22.81%
Horsham - 2 - -
Gatwick +3 1 £525 +40.00%
East Grinstead +1 1 £400 +6.67%
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 42 (91.30%) Java
1 42 (91.30%) REST
2 39 (84.78%) Spring
3 32 (69.57%) Hibernate
3 32 (69.57%) Web Services
4 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (60.87%) XML
6 24 (52.17%) Microservices
7 22 (47.83%) WebLogic
8 21 (45.65%) Maven
8 21 (45.65%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (41.30%) EJB
10 18 (39.13%) SQL
11 17 (36.96%) XSLT
11 17 (36.96%) MVC
11 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
11 17 (36.96%) DevOps
12 16 (34.78%) JPA
12 16 (34.78%) JUnit
13 15 (32.61%) JMS
13 15 (32.61%) JSON
13 15 (32.61%) Selenium
13 15 (32.61%) Spring Boot
13 15 (32.61%) EclipseLink
14 14 (30.43%) SOA
14 14 (30.43%) Oracle
15 13 (28.26%) Scrum
16 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
16 12 (26.09%) Unix
16 12 (26.09%) XSD

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 22 (47.83%) WebLogic
2 7 (15.22%) Apache
2 7 (15.22%) JBoss
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.87%) Confluence
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (4.35%) nginx
6 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.35%) GitHub
2 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) HTTP
2 7 (15.22%) SSL
2 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.22%) MongoDB
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.70%) MySQL
5 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Maven
2 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
3 16 (34.78%) JUnit
4 15 (32.61%) Selenium
5 11 (23.91%) Eclipse
6 10 (21.74%) Subversion
7 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
8 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
9 7 (15.22%) IntelliJ
10 5 (10.87%) JIRA
11 3 (6.52%) SoapUI
11 3 (6.52%) Vagrant
12 2 (4.35%) Ant
12 2 (4.35%) Gatling
12 2 (4.35%) Grunt
12 2 (4.35%) gulp
12 2 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (4.35%) Sublime Text
13 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
13 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (86.96%) Developer
2 33 (71.74%) Java Developer
3 14 (30.43%) Senior Developer
3 14 (30.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Scala Developer
5 5 (10.87%) HTML Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Java Scala Developer
5 5 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Integration Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Digital Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (91.30%) REST
2 39 (84.78%) Spring
3 32 (69.57%) Hibernate
3 32 (69.57%) Web Services
4 28 (60.87%) XML
5 19 (41.30%) EJB
6 17 (36.96%) XSLT
7 16 (34.78%) JPA
8 15 (32.61%) EclipseLink
8 15 (32.61%) JMS
8 15 (32.61%) JSON
8 15 (32.61%) Spring Boot
9 12 (26.09%) EJB 3.0
9 12 (26.09%) XSD
10 8 (17.39%) CSS
10 8 (17.39%) HTML
10 8 (17.39%) Java EE
11 7 (15.22%) HTML5
11 7 (15.22%) J2EE
11 7 (15.22%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Unix
2 11 (23.91%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) Microservices
3 21 (45.65%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (36.96%) DevOps
4 17 (36.96%) MVC
5 14 (30.43%) SOA
6 13 (28.26%) Scrum
7 12 (26.09%) SDLC
8 10 (21.74%) TDD
9 6 (13.04%) API Integration
9 6 (13.04%) BDD
9 6 (13.04%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (13.04%) Refactoring
10 5 (10.87%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.87%) Workflow
11 4 (8.70%) Migration
11 4 (8.70%) Service Design
12 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) Java
2 18 (39.13%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.39%) Scala
5 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 5 (10.87%) C#
7 4 (8.70%) XPath
8 3 (6.52%) Groovy
9 2 (4.35%) Haskell
9 2 (4.35%) Perl
9 2 (4.35%) Python
9 2 (4.35%) Ruby
10 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Grafana
1 7 (15.22%) Kibana
1 7 (15.22%) Puppet
2 3 (6.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) webMethods
3 5 (10.87%) HP
4 4 (8.70%) Northgate
5 2 (4.35%) Google
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft