The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 82 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Contract jobs citing SOAP 53 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.89% 0.92% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.75% 4.80% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £422 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
606 521 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.56% 19.14% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 305 233
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 49
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +15 19 £307 -20.77% 2
Reading +4 13 £413 +73.68% 7
Newbury -7 2 £388 +43.51%
Maidenhead +11 1 £438 -
Bracknell +7 1 £475 +31.94%
Windsor - - - - 2
Wokingham - - - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 66 (61.11%) Java
2 52 (48.15%) Web Services
3 42 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (33.33%) XML
5 29 (26.85%) TDD
6 28 (25.93%) Telecoms
6 28 (25.93%) Linux
7 25 (23.15%) REST
8 24 (22.22%) UNIX
9 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
10 21 (19.44%) HTML
11 18 (16.67%) OO
11 18 (16.67%) Finance
12 17 (15.74%) SQL
12 17 (15.74%) Oracle
13 15 (13.89%) HTTP
14 14 (12.96%) Software Engineering
14 14 (12.96%) JSON
14 14 (12.96%) J2EE
14 14 (12.96%) Git (software)
14 14 (12.96%) RESTful
15 13 (12.04%) SQL Server
15 13 (12.04%) WSDL
15 13 (12.04%) WebSphere
16 12 (11.11%) QA
16 12 (11.11%) Red Hat
16 12 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (11.11%) Middleware
16 12 (11.11%) Perl
16 12 (11.11%) SOA

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (12.04%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.26%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.33%) JBoss
4 5 (4.63%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.78%) CMS
6 3 (2.78%) Drupal
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (2.78%) Lync
6 3 (2.78%) Node.js
6 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.85%) Liferay
7 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.85%) Apache
7 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.93%) Mule
8 1 (0.93%) WordPress
8 1 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.93%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.93%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Force.com
1 5 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.78%) SaaS
2 3 (2.78%) Yammer
3 2 (1.85%) GitHub
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.89%) HTTP
2 11 (10.19%) DNS
3 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.56%) Ethernet
4 6 (5.56%) SDH
4 6 (5.56%) MPLS
5 5 (4.63%) NAS
5 5 (4.63%) 4G
5 5 (4.63%) LDAP
5 5 (4.63%) SAN
5 5 (4.63%) VoIP
5 5 (4.63%) 3G
6 4 (3.70%) Internet
6 4 (3.70%) SMPP
6 4 (3.70%) Megaco
6 4 (3.70%) TCAP
6 4 (3.70%) GSM
6 4 (3.70%) M3UA
6 4 (3.70%) LTE
6 4 (3.70%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.48%) MySQL
4 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
5 5 (4.63%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.70%) DB2
7 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.93%) Big Data
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.19%) JUnit
3 9 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.56%) Toad
4 6 (5.56%) Subversion
5 5 (4.63%) Maven
6 4 (3.70%) JIRA
7 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.78%) JMeter
7 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.78%) Grunt
7 3 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.78%) Mockito
7 3 (2.78%) DbUnit
7 3 (2.78%) jMock
8 2 (1.85%) Zephyr
8 2 (1.85%) XMLSpy
8 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.85%) Selenium
9 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 18 (16.67%) Finance
3 11 (10.19%) Banking
4 8 (7.41%) Retail
5 4 (3.70%) Marketing
6 3 (2.78%) Electronics
6 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Billing
Job Titles
1 53 (49.07%) Developer
2 15 (13.89%) Architect
2 15 (13.89%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.26%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 8 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (6.48%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.63%) Project Engineer
6 5 (4.63%) Designer
7 4 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 4 (3.70%) webMethods Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) Customer Engineer
8 3 (2.78%) Consultant
8 3 (2.78%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.78%) Tester
8 3 (2.78%) PHP Developer
8 3 (2.78%) .NET Developer
8 3 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (2.78%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (48.15%) Web Services
2 36 (33.33%) XML
3 25 (23.15%) REST
4 21 (19.44%) HTML
5 14 (12.96%) J2EE
5 14 (12.96%) JSON
5 14 (12.96%) RESTful
6 13 (12.04%) WSDL
7 12 (11.11%) Middleware
8 11 (10.19%) JMS
9 10 (9.26%) CSS
10 9 (8.33%) .NET
11 8 (7.41%) Visualforce
12 7 (6.48%) Ajax
12 7 (6.48%) XSD
13 6 (5.56%) JAXB
13 6 (5.56%) jQuery
13 6 (5.56%) Apache Camel
13 6 (5.56%) AngularJS
14 5 (4.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Mobile App
1 10 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.48%) User Experience
3 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.63%) Open Source
4 3 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.78%) DTV
5 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.85%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.85%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.93%) DataPower
6 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.93%) Linux
2 24 (22.22%) UNIX
3 12 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (10.19%) Solaris
5 5 (4.63%) Windows
6 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.85%) Android
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) AIX
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.85%) TDD
3 18 (16.67%) OO
4 14 (12.96%) Software Engineering
5 12 (11.11%) SOA
6 10 (9.26%) Scrum
7 9 (8.33%) Migration
8 7 (6.48%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.56%) Multithreading
9 6 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 6 (5.56%) BDD
9 6 (5.56%) MVC
10 5 (4.63%) Web Development
10 5 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.63%) UML
10 5 (4.63%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.70%) B2B
11 4 (3.70%) TOGAF
11 4 (3.70%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 66 (61.11%) Java
2 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
3 17 (15.74%) SQL
4 12 (11.11%) Perl
5 8 (7.41%) Apex Code
6 7 (6.48%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.48%) Python
7 6 (5.56%) MUMPS
7 6 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.63%) C#
8 5 (4.63%) C++
8 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.63%) Ruby
9 3 (2.78%) Groovy
9 3 (2.78%) PHP
10 2 (1.85%) PHP5
11 1 (0.93%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.93%) Scala
11 1 (0.93%) XPath
11 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.85%) VCP4
2 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.85%) RHCE
2 2 (1.85%) CCNA
2 2 (1.85%) JNCIA
2 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) PMP
3 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.48%) NFS
3 3 (2.78%) vSphere
4 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) ZABBIX
1 3 (2.78%) Hyperic
1 3 (2.78%) logstash
2 2 (1.85%) Puppet
2 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.85%) MOM
3 1 (0.93%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 17 (15.74%) Oracle
2 12 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 12 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (9.26%) VMware
4 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.48%) Citrix
5 7 (6.48%) Redknee
6 6 (5.56%) MetaSolv
6 6 (5.56%) InterSystems
6 6 (5.56%) Cramer
6 6 (5.56%) SAP
6 6 (5.56%) BEA
7 5 (4.63%) Hitachi
7 5 (4.63%) TIBCO
8 4 (3.70%) webMethods
8 4 (3.70%) Software AG
9 3 (2.78%) Sun
9 3 (2.78%) IBM
10 2 (1.85%) Zend
10 2 (1.85%) Juniper
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