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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 75 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 52 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.98% 1.78% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.87% 7.49% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 16
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£385 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £263 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.32% -15.00%
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
527 614 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.04% 23.75% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 333 266
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 23
Average hourly rate £35.50 £43.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £187.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Reading +9 14 £438 +12.90% 2
Slough - 14 £385 -
Bracknell +7 11 £330 -26.66%
Newbury -9 2 - - 1
Windsor - 2 £456 -
Maidenhead - - - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 54 (58.70%) Java
2 37 (40.22%) Web Services
3 30 (32.61%) Telecoms
3 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (30.43%) Linux
5 26 (28.26%) XML
5 26 (28.26%) REST
6 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 20 (21.74%) HTML
7 20 (21.74%) SQL
7 20 (21.74%) TDD
8 17 (18.48%) Finance
8 17 (18.48%) Oracle
8 17 (18.48%) UNIX
8 17 (18.48%) OO
8 17 (18.48%) Red Hat
9 16 (17.39%) SOA
9 16 (17.39%) Perl
9 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 16 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
10 14 (15.22%) Banking
10 14 (15.22%) Solaris
10 14 (15.22%) Middleware
10 14 (15.22%) DNS
11 13 (14.13%) MVC
11 13 (14.13%) JSON
11 13 (14.13%) Mobile App
12 12 (13.04%) Ajax
12 12 (13.04%) WebLogic

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 11 (11.96%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.70%) JBoss
4 5 (5.43%) Apache
4 5 (5.43%) Liferay
4 5 (5.43%) CMS
5 3 (3.26%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (3.26%) Lync
5 3 (3.26%) Node.js
5 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.17%) Drupal
6 2 (2.17%) WordPress
7 1 (1.09%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.09%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.09%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.09%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Force.com
2 4 (4.35%) SaaS
3 3 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) DNS
2 7 (7.61%) SDH
2 7 (7.61%) Ethernet
2 7 (7.61%) HTTP
2 7 (7.61%) MPLS
3 6 (6.52%) NAS
3 6 (6.52%) SAN
4 5 (5.43%) Internet
4 5 (5.43%) 3G
4 5 (5.43%) VoIP
4 5 (5.43%) LDAP
4 5 (5.43%) 4G
5 4 (4.35%) M3UA
5 4 (4.35%) LTE
5 4 (4.35%) MGW
5 4 (4.35%) SCTP
5 4 (4.35%) XCAP
5 4 (4.35%) SCCP
5 4 (4.35%) INAP
5 4 (4.35%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) MySQL
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (7.61%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.17%) DB2
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.87%) Subversion
3 8 (8.70%) JUnit
3 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.61%) Toad
5 5 (5.43%) Maven
6 4 (4.35%) JIRA
7 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.26%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.26%) JMeter
7 3 (3.26%) jMock
7 3 (3.26%) DbUnit
7 3 (3.26%) Grunt
7 3 (3.26%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (3.26%) Mockito
8 2 (2.17%) Zephyr
8 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.09%) XMLSpy
9 1 (1.09%) Selenium
9 1 (1.09%) PHPUnit
General
1 30 (32.61%) Telecoms
2 17 (18.48%) Finance
3 14 (15.22%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Billing
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (44.57%) Developer
2 16 (17.39%) Architect
3 9 (9.78%) Software Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.70%) Project Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.61%) PHP Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Consultant
7 4 (4.35%) Customer Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.26%) Tester
8 3 (3.26%) Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.26%) webMethods Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Lead Architect
8 3 (3.26%) Systems Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (40.22%) Web Services
2 26 (28.26%) XML
2 26 (28.26%) REST
3 20 (21.74%) HTML
4 14 (15.22%) Middleware
5 13 (14.13%) JSON
6 12 (13.04%) Ajax
7 11 (11.96%) CSS
7 11 (11.96%) RESTful
8 10 (10.87%) WSDL
8 10 (10.87%) Spring
9 9 (9.78%) JMS
9 9 (9.78%) J2EE
10 8 (8.70%) Hibernate
10 8 (8.70%) jQuery
11 7 (7.61%) JAXB
11 7 (7.61%) XSD
12 6 (6.52%) .NET
12 6 (6.52%) Visualforce
12 6 (6.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Mobile App
2 11 (11.96%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (9.78%) User Experience
4 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.52%) Open Source
5 3 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.09%) W3C
6 1 (1.09%) DTV
6 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.09%) iPad
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.43%) Linux
2 17 (18.48%) UNIX
3 16 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (15.22%) Solaris
5 4 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.35%) Android
5 4 (4.35%) Windows
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.17%) Debian
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.74%) TDD
3 17 (18.48%) OO
4 16 (17.39%) SOA
4 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 13 (14.13%) MVC
6 11 (11.96%) Migration
7 9 (9.78%) Scrum
7 9 (9.78%) Data Migration
8 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.61%) BDD
9 6 (6.52%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.52%) Web Development
10 5 (5.43%) B2B
10 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.35%) Coaching
11 4 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 54 (58.70%) Java
2 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (21.74%) SQL
4 16 (17.39%) Perl
5 8 (8.70%) PHP
6 7 (7.61%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.52%) Python
7 6 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.52%) Ruby
7 6 (6.52%) Apex Code
7 6 (6.52%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.52%) C++
8 5 (5.43%) PHP5
8 5 (5.43%) Groovy
8 5 (5.43%) Scala
9 3 (3.26%) C#
10 1 (1.09%) C
10 1 (1.09%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.09%) PHP4
10 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) CCNA
1 7 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (7.61%) JNCIA
2 5 (5.43%) RHCE
3 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.09%) PMP
5 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) NFS
2 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) ZABBIX
1 3 (3.26%) Hyperic
1 3 (3.26%) logstash
2 1 (1.09%) cPanel
2 1 (1.09%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Oracle
1 17 (18.48%) Red Hat
2 10 (10.87%) Citrix
2 10 (10.87%) Redknee
3 9 (9.78%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (8.70%) Sun
5 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.61%) Cisco
5 7 (7.61%) Juniper
5 7 (7.61%) BEA
5 7 (7.61%) MetaSolv
5 7 (7.61%) Cramer
6 6 (6.52%) VMware
6 6 (6.52%) Hitachi
7 5 (5.43%) TIBCO
8 4 (4.35%) SAP
8 4 (4.35%) Zend
9 3 (3.26%) webMethods
9 3 (3.26%) Software AG
10 2 (2.17%) IBM
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