The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 72 105 120
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 47 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.92% 0.62% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.67% 2.74% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £438 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +59.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
542 547 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.19% 22.47% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 264 235
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £35.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £36.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
SOAP
South East

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 +20 22 £290 -38.94% 2
Reading +8 11 £463 +42.30% 6
Newbury - 2 £200 -
Wokingham - 1 £370 - 2
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 40 (54.05%) Java
2 38 (51.35%) XML
3 34 (45.95%) Web Services
4 27 (36.49%) .NET
5 24 (32.43%) J2EE
6 23 (31.08%) SOA
7 21 (28.38%) Telecoms
8 20 (27.03%) RESTful
9 18 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (24.32%) OO
9 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
9 18 (24.32%) HTML
9 18 (24.32%) REST
10 16 (21.62%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (20.27%) TDD
11 15 (20.27%) Scrum
11 15 (20.27%) Mobile App
12 14 (18.92%) Linux
13 13 (17.57%) Android
13 13 (17.57%) Apple iOS
14 12 (16.22%) CRM
14 12 (16.22%) MVC
15 11 (14.86%) Finance
15 11 (14.86%) Siebel
15 11 (14.86%) CSS
15 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
15 11 (14.86%) jQuery
15 11 (14.86%) Pair Programming
16 10 (13.51%) Unit Testing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 7 (9.46%) Liferay
2 5 (6.76%) CMS
2 5 (6.76%) Drupal
2 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Force.com
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) DNS
1 6 (8.11%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.70%) HTTP
2 2 (2.70%) INAP
3 1 (1.35%) M3UA
3 1 (1.35%) VoLTE
3 1 (1.35%) SMPP
3 1 (1.35%) TCAP
3 1 (1.35%) ISUP
3 1 (1.35%) SCCP
3 1 (1.35%) SS7
3 1 (1.35%) LDAP
3 1 (1.35%) SMS
3 1 (1.35%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.35%) VoIP
3 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.35%) SCTP
3 1 (1.35%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) MySQL
2 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.35%) Big Data
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.35%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.51%) Eclipse
3 9 (12.16%) Subversion
4 8 (10.81%) SoapUI
4 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.11%) Ant
6 5 (6.76%) JMeter
7 4 (5.41%) Mercurial
7 4 (5.41%) NUnit
7 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.41%) JUnit
8 3 (4.05%) Hudson
8 3 (4.05%) Zephyr
8 3 (4.05%) JIRA
8 3 (4.05%) Maven
8 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.70%) PHPUnit
9 2 (2.70%) Behat
10 1 (1.35%) Robotium
10 1 (1.35%) LoadUI
General
1 21 (28.38%) Telecoms
2 11 (14.86%) Finance
3 6 (8.11%) Marketing
3 6 (8.11%) Electronics
3 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Publishing
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (56.76%) Developer
2 12 (16.22%) Analyst
3 11 (14.86%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (10.81%) Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Mobile Web Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Applications Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (5.41%) UI Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Web Applications Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Project Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.41%) UI Programmer
9 3 (4.05%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (51.35%) XML
2 34 (45.95%) Web Services
3 27 (36.49%) .NET
4 24 (32.43%) J2EE
5 20 (27.03%) RESTful
6 18 (24.32%) HTML
6 18 (24.32%) REST
7 11 (14.86%) CSS
7 11 (14.86%) jQuery
8 9 (12.16%) Spring
8 9 (12.16%) JSON
9 7 (9.46%) CSS3
9 7 (9.46%) HTML5
10 6 (8.11%) Ajax
11 5 (6.76%) Sencha Touch
11 5 (6.76%) Visualforce
11 5 (6.76%) WCF
12 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
12 4 (5.41%) Struts
12 4 (5.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.81%) Open Source
3 6 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.11%) DTV
4 5 (6.76%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (4.05%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.70%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.70%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.35%) W3C
7 1 (1.35%) Handset
7 1 (1.35%) GIS
7 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.35%) IVR
7 1 (1.35%) Derivative
7 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Linux
2 13 (17.57%) Android
2 13 (17.57%) Apple iOS
3 8 (10.81%) Windows
4 7 (9.46%) UNIX
5 6 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.76%) Solaris
7 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.35%) SUSE
8 1 (1.35%) Debian
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) SOA
2 18 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (24.32%) OO
3 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.27%) TDD
4 15 (20.27%) Scrum
5 12 (16.22%) CRM
5 12 (16.22%) MVC
6 11 (14.86%) Pair Programming
7 10 (13.51%) Unit Testing
7 10 (13.51%) OOP
8 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.81%) Migration
9 7 (9.46%) Android Development
9 7 (9.46%) iOS Development
9 7 (9.46%) BDD
10 6 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (8.11%) Data Migration
10 6 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (8.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.05%) Java
2 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.51%) Groovy
3 10 (13.51%) SQL
4 8 (10.81%) Scala
5 6 (8.11%) PHP
6 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.76%) Perl
6 5 (6.76%) C#
6 5 (6.76%) Apex Code
7 2 (2.70%) VB
8 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.35%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.35%) ABAP
8 1 (1.35%) C
8 1 (1.35%) VBScript
8 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.35%) VB6
8 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) JNCIA
1 4 (5.41%) CCNA
1 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (5.41%) RHCE
2 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) ISEB
3 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (14.86%) Siebel
3 8 (10.81%) SAP
4 7 (9.46%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.76%) Sencha
5 5 (6.76%) Citrix
5 5 (6.76%) Redknee
6 4 (5.41%) Cisco
6 4 (5.41%) Sun
6 4 (5.41%) Juniper
7 3 (4.05%) Metastorm
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle
8 1 (1.35%) Mercator
8 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.35%) FatWire
8 1 (1.35%) InterSystems
8 1 (1.35%) Symbian
8 1 (1.35%) HP
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wokingham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago