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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 82 86 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing SOAP 26 33 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.32% 1.30% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.19% 6.63% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 26
Median daily rate £375 £300 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
420 498 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.36% 19.63% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 300 307
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 3
Median hourly rate £36.50 £28.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.55 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 0 8 £350 -18.60% 2
Newbury +11 2 - -
Wokingham - 2 £500 - 3
Slough -10 1 £300 +1.69%
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 41 (64.06%) REST
2 37 (57.81%) Web Services
3 35 (54.69%) Java
4 26 (40.63%) XML
4 26 (40.63%) SoapUI
5 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (34.38%) C#
7 19 (29.69%) .NET
8 18 (28.13%) SQL
8 18 (28.13%) JSON
9 17 (26.56%) CSS
9 17 (26.56%) SOA
10 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 16 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (23.44%) HTML
11 15 (23.44%) Finance
12 14 (21.88%) OO
12 14 (21.88%) Selenium
13 13 (20.31%) Scrum
13 13 (20.31%) TDD
14 12 (18.75%) WebDriver
14 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
15 11 (17.19%) Test Scripting
15 11 (17.19%) Oracle
15 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
16 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
16 10 (15.63%) Spring
16 10 (15.63%) MSTest
16 10 (15.63%) SDLC
17 9 (14.06%) HTML5

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 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (10.94%) JBoss
3 5 (7.81%) Apache
3 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.56%) CMS
6 1 (1.56%) Mule
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) OpenText Process Suite
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.69%) GitHub
2 3 (4.69%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Internet
1 3 (4.69%) SNMP
2 2 (3.13%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) MySQL
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.13%) GIS
4 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.56%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (40.63%) SoapUI
2 16 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (21.88%) Selenium
4 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 12 (18.75%) WebDriver
5 10 (15.63%) MSTest
6 9 (14.06%) Jenkins
7 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
7 6 (9.38%) JUnit
8 5 (7.81%) Eclipse
9 4 (6.25%) Subversion
10 3 (4.69%) Hudson
10 3 (4.69%) IntelliJ
10 3 (4.69%) JIRA
10 3 (4.69%) JMeter
10 3 (4.69%) Maven
10 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
11 2 (3.13%) Grunt
11 2 (3.13%) Mockito
11 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Developer
2 19 (29.69%) Analyst
2 19 (29.69%) Test Analyst
3 10 (15.63%) Tester
4 7 (10.94%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Integration Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Integration Test Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Software Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Software Tester
7 4 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
7 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (64.06%) REST
2 37 (57.81%) Web Services
3 26 (40.63%) XML
4 19 (29.69%) .NET
5 18 (28.13%) JSON
6 17 (26.56%) CSS
7 15 (23.44%) HTML
8 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
8 10 (15.63%) Spring
9 9 (14.06%) HTML5
9 9 (14.06%) Java EE
10 8 (12.50%) CSS3
10 8 (12.50%) J2EE
10 8 (12.50%) jQuery
10 8 (12.50%) WCF
11 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
11 7 (10.94%) WSDL
12 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
12 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Unix
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.56%) SOA
3 14 (21.88%) OO
4 13 (20.31%) Scrum
4 13 (20.31%) TDD
5 11 (17.19%) Test Scripting
6 10 (15.63%) SDLC
7 9 (14.06%) Automated Testing
7 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
8 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.50%) OOD
9 7 (10.94%) BDD
9 7 (10.94%) Data Protection
9 7 (10.94%) Functional Testing
9 7 (10.94%) MVC
9 7 (10.94%) UML
9 7 (10.94%) Use Case
10 6 (9.38%) B2B
10 6 (9.38%) Business Activity Monitoring
10 6 (9.38%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) Java
2 22 (34.38%) C#
3 18 (28.13%) SQL
4 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.25%) PHP
7 3 (4.69%) Apex Code
8 2 (3.13%) XPath
9 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.56%) SOQL
9 1 (1.56%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
1 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) logstash
2 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) IBM
4 4 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.13%) Capita
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.56%) Informatica
6 1 (1.56%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.56%) Pega
6 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.56%) webMethods