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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 84 97 74
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs citing SOAP 37 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.56% 1.16% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.91% 6.04% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 20
Median daily rate £375 £430 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £529 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £39.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +2.56%
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
468 497 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.68% 19.27% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 321 254
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 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 4
Median hourly rate £16.06 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.48% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £25.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £37.00 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +18 17 £361 +3.21% 5
Slough +3 4 £375 -22.11% 1
Wokingham - 4 £350 - 1
Maidenhead +2 1 £470 +79.04%
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 35 (43.75%) REST
2 30 (37.50%) Web Services
3 29 (36.25%) Java
4 28 (35.00%) XML
5 22 (27.50%) SoapUI
6 21 (26.25%) C#
7 18 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (22.50%) Integration Testing
8 17 (21.25%) .NET
9 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 16 (20.00%) Service Delivery
10 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (18.75%) SQL
10 15 (18.75%) SC Cleared
10 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 15 (18.75%) JSON
11 14 (17.50%) Unix
11 14 (17.50%) LDAP
11 14 (17.50%) SOA
11 14 (17.50%) Finance
12 13 (16.25%) 3G
12 13 (16.25%) Change Management
12 13 (16.25%) Test Scripting
13 12 (15.00%) SIGTRAN
13 12 (15.00%) Use Case
13 12 (15.00%) MGW
13 12 (15.00%) SPML
13 12 (15.00%) 4G
13 12 (15.00%) High Availability
13 12 (15.00%) INAP

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 8 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (8.75%) MQSeries
3 5 (6.25%) JBoss
4 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.25%) CMS
7 1 (1.25%) Confluence
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.25%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (1.25%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) Boomi
3 2 (2.50%) Office 365
3 2 (2.50%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.50%) LDAP
2 13 (16.25%) 3G
3 12 (15.00%) 4G
3 12 (15.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 12 (15.00%) INAP
3 12 (15.00%) MGW
3 12 (15.00%) SIGTRAN
4 11 (13.75%) LTE
5 8 (10.00%) HTTP
6 6 (7.50%) SSL
7 5 (6.25%) SNMP
8 4 (5.00%) SSH
9 3 (3.75%) FTP
9 3 (3.75%) HTTPS
10 2 (2.50%) Internet
10 2 (2.50%) Nokia DX200
11 1 (1.25%) GGSN
11 1 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
11 1 (1.25%) RNC
11 1 (1.25%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.75%) Big Data
3 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.25%) DB2
5 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.25%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (27.50%) SoapUI
2 18 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (11.25%) Selenium
4 8 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 7 (8.75%) MSTest
5 7 (8.75%) SpecFlow
6 6 (7.50%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
7 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.75%) Appium
8 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.50%) JIRA
9 2 (2.50%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.50%) Subversion
10 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.25%) Hudson
10 1 (1.25%) JMeter
10 1 (1.25%) JUnit
10 1 (1.25%) Maven
10 1 (1.25%) Toad
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Back Office
3 8 (10.00%) Front Office
3 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Developer
2 15 (18.75%) Analyst
2 15 (18.75%) Architect
2 15 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 9 (11.25%) Tester
4 6 (7.50%) .NET Developer
4 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 5 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) Middleware Architect
5 5 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (6.25%) TIBCO Architect
5 5 (6.25%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Integration Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Software Tester
7 3 (3.75%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.75%) REST
2 30 (37.50%) Web Services
3 28 (35.00%) XML
4 17 (21.25%) .NET
5 15 (18.75%) JSON
6 12 (15.00%) Middleware
6 12 (15.00%) SPML
7 11 (13.75%) HTML
8 10 (12.50%) CSS
9 7 (8.75%) TIBCO EMS
10 6 (7.50%) .NET Framework
10 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
11 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (6.25%) Spring
12 4 (5.00%) HTML5
12 4 (5.00%) Java EE
12 4 (5.00%) jQuery
12 4 (5.00%) RESTful
12 4 (5.00%) WSDL
13 3 (3.75%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) DataPower
4 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.50%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Unix
2 4 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.50%) Windows
4 1 (1.25%) AIX
4 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Integration Testing
2 16 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.50%) SOA
5 13 (16.25%) Change Management
5 13 (16.25%) Test Scripting
6 12 (15.00%) High Availability
6 12 (15.00%) Use Case
7 11 (13.75%) SDLC
8 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (11.25%) Functional Testing
9 9 (11.25%) OOD
9 9 (11.25%) Project Management
10 8 (10.00%) BDD
10 8 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (10.00%) Network Design
10 8 (10.00%) OO
10 8 (10.00%) TDD
11 7 (8.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) Java
2 21 (26.25%) C#
3 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (3.75%) Groovy
6 2 (2.50%) PHP
6 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (1.25%) C++
7 1 (1.25%) Perl
7 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.25%) VB
7 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.50%) HNC
2 10 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.50%) logstash
2 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.25%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Nokia
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle
3 8 (10.00%) TIBCO
4 7 (8.75%) Axway
5 6 (7.50%) IBM
5 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.75%) CA
6 3 (3.75%) Dell
7 2 (2.50%) Concur
7 2 (2.50%) HP
7 2 (2.50%) webMethods
8 1 (1.25%) BEA
8 1 (1.25%) F5
8 1 (1.25%) SAP
8 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.25%) SmartCo
8 1 (1.25%) Velocent
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 4 days ago