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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 105 104 112
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing SOAP 26 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 0.61% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.81% 2.72% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 6
Average daily rate £285 £306 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.93% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £259 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
541 552 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.83% 22.52% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 211 264
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 £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 71 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 12 £251 - 4
Slough +7 5 £298 -10.52% 4
Bracknell - 1 £265 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £108 - 2
Hungerford - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 57 (79.17%) XML
2 43 (59.72%) HTML
3 37 (51.39%) JavaScript
4 34 (47.22%) CSS
5 28 (38.89%) Web Services
5 28 (38.89%) Java
6 27 (37.50%) SOA
7 26 (36.11%) SQL
8 25 (34.72%) OO
9 23 (31.94%) .NET
10 22 (30.56%) Subversion
11 20 (27.78%) Telecoms
11 20 (27.78%) REST
12 18 (25.00%) MySQL
12 18 (25.00%) JSON
12 18 (25.00%) jQuery
13 17 (23.61%) UNIX
13 17 (23.61%) Linux
13 17 (23.61%) Apple iOS
14 16 (22.22%) HTML5
14 16 (22.22%) CSS3
14 16 (22.22%) OOP
14 16 (22.22%) Android
14 16 (22.22%) Ajax
15 15 (20.83%) Windows
15 15 (20.83%) C#
15 15 (20.83%) PHP
16 13 (18.06%) Eclipse
16 13 (18.06%) WSDL
17 12 (16.67%) Zend

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (9.72%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.56%) CMS
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.17%) IIS
5 3 (4.17%) Drupal
5 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.78%) Apache
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Force.com
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.72%) Internet
3 3 (4.17%) LDAP
3 3 (4.17%) HTTP
4 1 (1.39%) PBX
4 1 (1.39%) VoIP
4 1 (1.39%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.39%) DNS
4 1 (1.39%) IPv4
4 1 (1.39%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) MySQL
2 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Big Data
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (30.56%) Subversion
2 13 (18.06%) Eclipse
3 9 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.17%) LoadUI
5 3 (4.17%) PhoneGap
5 3 (4.17%) PHPUnit
5 3 (4.17%) Hudson
5 3 (4.17%) Ant
5 3 (4.17%) JMeter
5 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.17%) NUnit
5 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.78%) Maven
6 2 (2.78%) JIRA
6 2 (2.78%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.78%) Behat
6 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Continuum
7 1 (1.39%) ProC
General
1 20 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.28%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Publishing
4 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.17%) Back Office
4 3 (4.17%) Electronics
4 3 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (58.33%) Developer
2 13 (18.06%) PHP Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Mobile Web Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Applications Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Architect
5 7 (9.72%) Web Applications Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Tester
7 4 (5.56%) Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Applications Architect
7 4 (5.56%) UI Programmer
7 4 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.56%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Designer
8 3 (4.17%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (79.17%) XML
2 43 (59.72%) HTML
3 34 (47.22%) CSS
4 28 (38.89%) Web Services
5 23 (31.94%) .NET
6 20 (27.78%) REST
7 18 (25.00%) jQuery
7 18 (25.00%) JSON
8 16 (22.22%) Ajax
8 16 (22.22%) HTML5
8 16 (22.22%) CSS3
9 13 (18.06%) WSDL
10 11 (15.28%) CodeIgniter
10 11 (15.28%) Kohana
11 10 (13.89%) Spring
12 9 (12.50%) YUI
12 9 (12.50%) Symfony
13 8 (11.11%) J2EE
13 8 (11.11%) Struts
13 8 (11.11%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 12 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.33%) RIA
2 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.94%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.17%) DTV
4 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Handset
4 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.17%) iPad
5 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.39%) Open Source
6 1 (1.39%) PKI
6 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.39%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) UNIX
1 17 (23.61%) Linux
1 17 (23.61%) Apple iOS
2 16 (22.22%) Android
3 15 (20.83%) Windows
4 7 (9.72%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Phone
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.78%) Solaris
7 2 (2.78%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) SOA
2 25 (34.72%) OO
3 16 (22.22%) OOP
4 12 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (15.28%) Android Development
6 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.50%) TDD
7 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 8 (11.11%) Web Development
8 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.72%) MVC
9 7 (9.72%) Workflow
9 7 (9.72%) BDD
10 6 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (8.33%) Scrum
11 5 (6.94%) Content Management
11 5 (6.94%) ITIL
11 5 (6.94%) UML
11 5 (6.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) JavaScript
2 28 (38.89%) Java
3 26 (36.11%) SQL
4 15 (20.83%) PHP
4 15 (20.83%) C#
5 8 (11.11%) Perl
6 5 (6.94%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.17%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.39%) VB6
10 1 (1.39%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.39%) VB
10 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) BC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) CCNA
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.39%) RHCE
4 1 (1.39%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) NFS
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
1 1 (1.39%) Squid
1 1 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (1.39%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.78%) Puppet
2 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.39%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Zend
2 11 (15.28%) Oracle
3 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.11%) Sencha
5 4 (5.56%) Symbian
6 3 (4.17%) SAP
6 3 (4.17%) JBoss
6 3 (4.17%) Siebel
6 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.17%) Mercator
7 2 (2.78%) Nokia
7 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.78%) Apple
7 2 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) Intel
8 1 (1.39%) Citrix
8 1 (1.39%) Juniper
8 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco
8 1 (1.39%) Sun
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