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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 86 105 99
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 37 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.50% 0.90% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.93% 4.00% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 12
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £506 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
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
534 575 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.70% 22.52% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 286 241
Average daily rate £363 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 15
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 +22 20 £325 -31.57% 1
Reading +5 7 £400 +33.33% 4
Newbury - 5 £363 - 1
Maidenhead -4 2 £325 -26.76%
Bracknell +3 1 £275 -50.00%
Wokingham - 1 £370 -
Windsor - - - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 45 (58.44%) Java
2 35 (45.45%) XML
3 33 (42.86%) Web Services
4 28 (36.36%) .NET
5 26 (33.77%) SOA
6 25 (32.47%) J2EE
7 24 (31.17%) Telecoms
8 19 (24.68%) RESTful
8 19 (24.68%) Linux
9 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (23.38%) Mobile App
10 17 (22.08%) REST
10 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
10 17 (22.08%) HTML
11 16 (20.78%) OO
11 16 (20.78%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (19.48%) MVC
12 15 (19.48%) Finance
12 15 (19.48%) Scrum
12 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (15.58%) Android
13 12 (15.58%) jQuery
13 12 (15.58%) Git (software)
13 12 (15.58%) TDD
13 12 (15.58%) CRM
13 12 (15.58%) Apple iOS
14 11 (14.29%) Siebel
14 11 (14.29%) Red Hat
14 11 (14.29%) Pair Programming
14 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (9.09%) Liferay
2 6 (7.79%) CMS
2 6 (7.79%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.90%) Apache
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.60%) IIS
5 2 (2.60%) Drupal
6 1 (1.30%) WordPress
6 1 (1.30%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.30%) Confluence
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Force.com
2 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) DNS
2 8 (10.39%) Internet
3 2 (2.60%) INAP
3 2 (2.60%) HTTP
3 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.30%) SAN
4 1 (1.30%) LDAP
4 1 (1.30%) SMS
4 1 (1.30%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.30%) VoIP
4 1 (1.30%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.30%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (1.30%) NAS
4 1 (1.30%) SCTP
4 1 (1.30%) M3UA
4 1 (1.30%) VoLTE
4 1 (1.30%) SS7
4 1 (1.30%) SMPP
4 1 (1.30%) TCAP
4 1 (1.30%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) MySQL
1 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) Big Data
5 1 (1.30%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.99%) Subversion
3 8 (10.39%) Eclipse
3 8 (10.39%) SoapUI
3 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.79%) Ant
5 5 (6.49%) JMeter
6 4 (5.19%) JUnit
6 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.19%) Mercurial
6 4 (5.19%) JIRA
6 4 (5.19%) NUnit
7 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.90%) Maven
7 3 (3.90%) Hudson
7 3 (3.90%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.30%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.30%) Robotium
8 1 (1.30%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.30%) IntelliJ
General
1 24 (31.17%) Telecoms
2 15 (19.48%) Finance
3 7 (9.09%) Banking
3 7 (9.09%) Marketing
4 6 (7.79%) Electronics
4 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.60%) Publishing
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (51.95%) Developer
2 12 (15.58%) Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Architect
3 10 (12.99%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Project Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 4 (5.19%) UI Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (5.19%) UI Programmer
7 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Programmer
8 3 (3.90%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (45.45%) XML
2 33 (42.86%) Web Services
3 28 (36.36%) .NET
4 25 (32.47%) J2EE
5 19 (24.68%) RESTful
6 17 (22.08%) HTML
6 17 (22.08%) REST
7 12 (15.58%) jQuery
8 9 (11.69%) Ajax
8 9 (11.69%) CSS
9 8 (10.39%) Spring
9 8 (10.39%) JSON
10 6 (7.79%) HTML5
11 5 (6.49%) CSS3
11 5 (6.49%) WCF
11 5 (6.49%) Visualforce
12 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
12 4 (5.19%) Struts
12 4 (5.19%) Hibernate
12 4 (5.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Mobile App
2 9 (11.69%) Open Source
3 6 (7.79%) DTV
4 5 (6.49%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (5.19%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.90%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.60%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.60%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.30%) iPad
8 1 (1.30%) Derivative
8 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.30%) W3C
8 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.30%) GIS
8 1 (1.30%) Handset
8 1 (1.30%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Linux
2 12 (15.58%) Android
2 12 (15.58%) Apple iOS
3 10 (12.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (12.99%) UNIX
4 8 (10.39%) Solaris
5 7 (9.09%) Windows
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.60%) Debian
6 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) SOA
2 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.78%) OO
4 15 (19.48%) MVC
4 15 (19.48%) Scrum
4 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (15.58%) TDD
5 12 (15.58%) CRM
6 11 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.39%) Migration
9 7 (9.09%) OOP
10 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.79%) B2B
10 6 (7.79%) Validation
10 6 (7.79%) Programme Management
10 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.79%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (7.79%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 45 (58.44%) Java
2 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.99%) Groovy
4 9 (11.69%) Perl
4 9 (11.69%) SQL
5 8 (10.39%) Scala
6 6 (7.79%) C#
6 6 (7.79%) PHP
7 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.49%) Apex Code
8 3 (3.90%) PHP5
9 2 (2.60%) VB
9 2 (2.60%) Python
9 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.30%) VB6
10 1 (1.30%) Ruby
10 1 (1.30%) XPath
10 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.30%) ABAP
10 1 (1.30%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) CCNA
1 7 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (9.09%) JNCIA
2 5 (6.49%) RHCE
3 3 (3.90%) Degree
3 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.60%) Puppet
1 2 (2.60%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (14.29%) Siebel
2 11 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.39%) SAP
3 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.39%) Citrix
3 8 (10.39%) Redknee
4 7 (9.09%) Juniper
4 7 (9.09%) Sun
4 7 (9.09%) Cisco
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle
6 3 (3.90%) Metastorm
6 3 (3.90%) Sencha
7 2 (2.60%) Zend
8 1 (1.30%) Pega
8 1 (1.30%) FatWire
8 1 (1.30%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.30%) InterSystems
8 1 (1.30%) HP
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