The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 80 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 39 34 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.68% 1.38% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.86% 7.16% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 25
Median daily rate £463 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +3.52%
SOAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
496 475 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.33% 19.31% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 303 267
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 4
Median hourly rate £16.06 £30.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.48% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £18.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.90 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Berkshire region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -3 16 £360 -10.00% 6
Slough +3 4 £375 -16.66%
Bracknell -4 1 - - 2
Newbury -4 1 - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 34 (46.58%) REST
2 29 (39.73%) Web Services
3 27 (36.99%) XML
3 27 (36.99%) Java
4 17 (23.29%) Integration Testing
5 16 (21.92%) SoapUI
5 16 (21.92%) Service Delivery
5 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
6 14 (19.18%) C#
6 14 (19.18%) LDAP
7 13 (17.81%) SQL
7 13 (17.81%) Change Management
7 13 (17.81%) 3G
8 12 (16.44%) Middleware
8 12 (16.44%) INAP
8 12 (16.44%) Nokia
8 12 (16.44%) 4G
8 12 (16.44%) High Availability
8 12 (16.44%) MGW
8 12 (16.44%) SPML
8 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
8 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
8 12 (16.44%) SIGTRAN
8 12 (16.44%) Diameter Protocol
9 11 (15.07%) Selenium
9 11 (15.07%) LTE
9 11 (15.07%) Unix
10 10 (13.70%) HNC
10 10 (13.70%) HND

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 7 (9.59%) MQSeries
2 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (6.85%) JBoss
3 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.11%) Apache
4 3 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.74%) Confluence
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.37%) Mule
6 1 (1.37%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.96%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.37%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (1.37%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Boomi
2 2 (2.74%) Office 365
2 2 (2.74%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.18%) LDAP
2 13 (17.81%) 3G
3 12 (16.44%) 4G
3 12 (16.44%) Diameter Protocol
3 12 (16.44%) INAP
3 12 (16.44%) MGW
3 12 (16.44%) SIGTRAN
4 11 (15.07%) LTE
5 8 (10.96%) HTTP
6 5 (6.85%) SNMP
6 5 (6.85%) SSL
7 4 (5.48%) SSH
8 3 (4.11%) FTP
8 3 (4.11%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.74%) Internet
9 2 (2.74%) Nokia DX200
10 1 (1.37%) GGSN
10 1 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (1.37%) RNC
10 1 (1.37%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) MySQL
2 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.11%) Big Data
4 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.37%) DB2
6 1 (1.37%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (21.92%) SoapUI
2 11 (15.07%) Selenium
3 10 (13.70%) Cucumber
3 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.22%) SpecFlow
4 6 (8.22%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.11%) Appium
6 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.11%) JUnit
6 3 (4.11%) Maven
6 3 (4.11%) MSTest
7 2 (2.74%) Build Forge
7 2 (2.74%) JIRA
7 2 (2.74%) JMeter
7 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (13.70%) Back Office
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.96%) Front Office
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Billing
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Developer
2 17 (23.29%) Architect
3 9 (12.33%) Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) Test Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) Tester
5 5 (6.85%) Automation Tester
5 5 (6.85%) Middleware Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Mobile Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) TIBCO Architect
5 5 (6.85%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Integration Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.11%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Voice Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (46.58%) REST
2 29 (39.73%) Web Services
3 27 (36.99%) XML
4 12 (16.44%) Middleware
4 12 (16.44%) SPML
5 10 (13.70%) .NET
6 9 (12.33%) JSON
6 9 (12.33%) Spring
7 8 (10.96%) CSS
7 8 (10.96%) Gherkin
8 7 (9.59%) TIBCO EMS
9 6 (8.22%) HTML
9 6 (8.22%) jQuery
9 6 (8.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (5.48%) HTML5
10 4 (5.48%) JMS
11 3 (4.11%) Grails
11 3 (4.11%) Node.js
11 3 (4.11%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (4.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) DataPower
3 3 (4.11%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.74%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Unix
2 5 (6.85%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Windows
4 1 (1.37%) AIX
4 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Integration Testing
2 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.92%) Service Delivery
3 13 (17.81%) Change Management
4 12 (16.44%) High Availability
5 10 (13.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.33%) Project Management
6 9 (12.33%) SOA
6 9 (12.33%) Use Case
7 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (10.96%) Functional Testing
7 8 (10.96%) Network Design
7 8 (10.96%) SDLC
7 8 (10.96%) Test Scripting
8 7 (9.59%) BDD
8 7 (9.59%) Scrum
8 7 (9.59%) TDD
8 7 (9.59%) TOGAF
9 5 (6.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.99%) Java
2 14 (19.18%) C#
2 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.81%) SQL
4 3 (4.11%) Groovy
4 3 (4.11%) Python
4 3 (4.11%) Ruby
5 2 (2.74%) PHP
5 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.37%) C
6 1 (1.37%) C++
6 1 (1.37%) Perl
6 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.37%) VB
6 1 (1.37%) VBScript
6 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
1 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) HNC
2 10 (13.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.74%) logstash
2 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.37%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Nokia
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle
3 8 (10.96%) TIBCO
4 7 (9.59%) Axway
4 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.48%) IBM
6 3 (4.11%) ATG
6 3 (4.11%) CA
6 3 (4.11%) Dell
6 3 (4.11%) HP
6 3 (4.11%) hybris
7 2 (2.74%) Concur
7 2 (2.74%) webMethods
8 1 (1.37%) BEA
8 1 (1.37%) F5
8 1 (1.37%) SAP
8 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.37%) SmartCo
8 1 (1.37%) Velocent
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago