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 3 months to 27 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)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 63 46
Rank change year-on-year +38 -17  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 37 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.34% 1.76% 2.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.87% 5.42% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 11
Median daily rate £475 £455 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.39% +13.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £346 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £438
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 West Sussex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 155 240 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 30.75% 32.43% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 139 133
Median daily rate £475 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +25.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £515 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.00%  
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 West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in West Sussex

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 27 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
Worthing - 27 £488 - 3
Crawley -1 3 £440 +35.38%
East Grinstead -5 2 £406 +12.84%
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 61 (98.39%) REST
2 52 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (66.13%) Java
4 40 (64.52%) SQL
5 37 (59.68%) Git (software)
6 35 (56.45%) XML
7 32 (51.61%) WebLogic
7 32 (51.61%) Spring
8 30 (48.39%) Hibernate
8 30 (48.39%) EJB
8 30 (48.39%) DevOps
9 29 (46.77%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (43.55%) JavaScript
10 27 (43.55%) Web Services
10 27 (43.55%) Open Source
11 26 (41.94%) Unix
12 24 (38.71%) CSS
12 24 (38.71%) C#
13 22 (35.48%) HTML
13 22 (35.48%) MVC
13 22 (35.48%) HTML5
13 22 (35.48%) NoSQL
14 21 (33.87%) AngularJS
14 21 (33.87%) Scrum
15 20 (32.26%) JSON
15 20 (32.26%) Oracle
15 20 (32.26%) JMS
15 20 (32.26%) Microservices
16 19 (30.65%) MongoDB
16 19 (30.65%) J2EE

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 32 (51.61%) WebLogic
2 16 (25.81%) Apache
2 16 (25.81%) JBoss
3 12 (19.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (16.13%) Confluence
5 9 (14.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (12.90%) CMS
7 7 (11.29%) Mule
7 7 (11.29%) Mule ESB
7 7 (11.29%) nginx
7 7 (11.29%) Tomcat
8 3 (4.84%) Alfresco
8 3 (4.84%) FileNet
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (3.23%) EPiServer
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) GitHub
2 7 (11.29%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) HTTP
2 7 (11.29%) SSL
2 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (35.48%) NoSQL
2 19 (30.65%) MongoDB
3 17 (27.42%) Oracle Database
4 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (19.35%) Redis
5 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
6 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
7 7 (11.29%) RDBMS
8 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.84%) DB2
9 3 (4.84%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 37 (59.68%) Git (software)
2 18 (29.03%) JUnit
3 17 (27.42%) Maven
4 16 (25.81%) Eclipse
4 16 (25.81%) IntelliJ
4 16 (25.81%) Selenium
4 16 (25.81%) Subversion
5 14 (22.58%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (22.58%) TeamCity
6 10 (16.13%) JIRA
7 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
7 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
8 7 (11.29%) Ant
8 7 (11.29%) Cucumber
8 7 (11.29%) Gatling
8 7 (11.29%) Grunt
8 7 (11.29%) gulp
8 7 (11.29%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (11.29%) Sublime Text
9 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Back Office
3 4 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (87.10%) Developer
2 25 (40.32%) Java Developer
3 16 (25.81%) Scala Developer
4 15 (24.19%) .NET Developer
5 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 11 (17.74%) Senior Developer
7 10 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (16.13%) C# Developer
8 9 (14.52%) Java Scala Developer
9 8 (12.90%) Digital Developer
10 5 (8.06%) Agile Developer
11 4 (6.45%) Agile .NET Developer
11 4 (6.45%) Agile C# Developer
11 4 (6.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 4 (6.45%) MuleSoft Developer
11 4 (6.45%) Scala Software Engineer
11 4 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (6.45%) Senior Scala Developer
11 4 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (98.39%) REST
2 35 (56.45%) XML
3 32 (51.61%) Spring
4 30 (48.39%) EJB
4 30 (48.39%) Hibernate
5 27 (43.55%) Web Services
6 24 (38.71%) CSS
7 22 (35.48%) HTML
7 22 (35.48%) HTML5
8 21 (33.87%) AngularJS
9 20 (32.26%) JMS
9 20 (32.26%) JSON
10 19 (30.65%) J2EE
11 17 (27.42%) .NET
11 17 (27.42%) XSD
12 16 (25.81%) J2SE
12 16 (25.81%) Play Framework
13 15 (24.19%) jQuery
14 14 (22.58%) EclipseLink
14 14 (22.58%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Unix
2 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Ubuntu
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (48.39%) DevOps
3 29 (46.77%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (43.55%) Open Source
5 22 (35.48%) MVC
6 21 (33.87%) Scrum
7 20 (32.26%) Microservices
8 16 (25.81%) SOA
9 14 (22.58%) SDLC
10 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
11 9 (14.52%) CRM
11 9 (14.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 9 (14.52%) Workflow
12 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
13 7 (11.29%) Analytics
13 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
14 6 (9.68%) IT Strategy
15 5 (8.06%) Process Improvement
15 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
15 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (66.13%) Java
2 40 (64.52%) SQL
3 27 (43.55%) JavaScript
4 24 (38.71%) C#
5 16 (25.81%) Scala
6 12 (19.35%) PL/SQL
7 7 (11.29%) Groovy
7 7 (11.29%) Haskell
7 7 (11.29%) Perl
7 7 (11.29%) Python
7 7 (11.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (29.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) Puppet
2 7 (11.29%) Grafana
2 7 (11.29%) Kibana
3 2 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Oracle
2 16 (25.81%) webMethods
3 13 (20.97%) Google
4 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.29%) Adobe
6 5 (8.06%) SAP
7 4 (6.45%) MuleSoft
7 4 (6.45%) New Relic
8 3 (4.84%) Cognos
8 3 (4.84%) Informatica
8 3 (4.84%) Netezza
8 3 (4.84%) Teradata