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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 89 77 104
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Contract jobs citing SOAP 30 47 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 1.88% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.76% 8.67% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.64%
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
521 542 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.30% 21.66% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 267 277
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £31.75 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.10% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -10 9 £482 +66.03% 3
Reading -5 7 £350 -30.00% 5
Newbury +1 4 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £263 - 2
Bracknell -6 1 - - 1
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 52 (58.43%) XML
2 40 (44.94%) Java
3 36 (40.45%) Web Services
4 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (20.22%) SOA
6 17 (19.10%) WSDL
6 17 (19.10%) REST
7 16 (17.98%) SoapUI
7 16 (17.98%) HTML
8 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
8 15 (16.85%) TCP/IP
8 15 (16.85%) Low Latency
9 14 (15.73%) HTTP
9 14 (15.73%) Oracle
9 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
10 13 (14.61%) XSD
10 13 (14.61%) JMS
11 12 (13.48%) DB2
11 12 (13.48%) IBM
12 11 (12.36%) DataPower
12 11 (12.36%) Retail
12 11 (12.36%) Scrum
12 11 (12.36%) WebSphere
12 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
12 11 (12.36%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (12.36%) UNIX
12 11 (12.36%) High Availability
12 11 (12.36%) Big Data
13 10 (11.24%) Linux
13 10 (11.24%) C#

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (12.36%) WebSphere
1 11 (12.36%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (8.99%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (6.74%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.49%) Node.js
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.25%) CMS
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.12%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.12%) Apache
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.12%) Drupal
6 1 (1.12%) Mule
6 1 (1.12%) Liferay
6 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.12%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.12%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) GitHub
2 3 (3.37%) SaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.85%) TCP/IP
2 14 (15.73%) HTTP
3 4 (4.49%) Diameter Protocol
4 3 (3.37%) SSH
4 3 (3.37%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.37%) GPRS
4 3 (3.37%) GSM
4 3 (3.37%) UMTS
4 3 (3.37%) FTP
4 3 (3.37%) ISUP
4 3 (3.37%) INAP
5 2 (2.25%) SSL
6 1 (1.12%) Internet
6 1 (1.12%) 3G
6 1 (1.12%) SS7
6 1 (1.12%) SMPP
6 1 (1.12%) DAB
6 1 (1.12%) Firewall
6 1 (1.12%) HSDPA
6 1 (1.12%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.48%) DB2
3 11 (12.36%) Big Data
4 7 (7.87%) MySQL
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.49%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (2.25%) MS Access
7 2 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) SoapUI
2 9 (10.11%) JUnit
2 9 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.87%) JIRA
3 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.74%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.74%) Selenium
5 5 (5.62%) Fiddler
5 5 (5.62%) WebDriver
5 5 (5.62%) IntelliJ
6 4 (4.49%) TestNG
6 4 (4.49%) Jasmine
6 4 (4.49%) Grunt
7 3 (3.37%) XMLSpy
7 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.25%) Maven
8 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.12%) Hudson
9 1 (1.12%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (12.36%) Retail
2 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.74%) Finance
4 5 (5.62%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.37%) Marketing
6 2 (2.25%) Electronics
6 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.12%) Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 38 (42.70%) Developer
2 18 (20.22%) Analyst
3 17 (19.10%) Test Analyst
4 12 (13.48%) Designer
5 10 (11.24%) Tester
6 7 (7.87%) Architect
6 7 (7.87%) Solutions Designer
7 6 (6.74%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) webMethods Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Technical Design Authority
9 4 (4.49%) Android Developer
9 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Developer
10 3 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Software Tester
10 3 (3.37%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.37%) Technical Tester
10 3 (3.37%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (58.43%) XML
2 36 (40.45%) Web Services
3 17 (19.10%) WSDL
3 17 (19.10%) REST
4 16 (17.98%) HTML
5 13 (14.61%) XSD
5 13 (14.61%) JMS
6 10 (11.24%) RESTful
6 10 (11.24%) WCF
7 9 (10.11%) Middleware
8 8 (8.99%) .NET
9 7 (7.87%) J2EE
9 7 (7.87%) JSON
10 6 (6.74%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (5.62%) CSS
11 5 (5.62%) Java EE
11 5 (5.62%) HTML5
12 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 4 (4.49%) Sass
12 4 (4.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) DataPower
2 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.49%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.49%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.37%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.25%) DTV
7 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.12%) Wiki
7 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.12%) AS400
7 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.12%) PKI
7 1 (1.12%) Ergonomics
7 1 (1.12%) iSeries
7 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) UNIX
2 10 (11.24%) Linux
3 5 (5.62%) Android
4 2 (2.25%) Solaris
5 1 (1.12%) Windows
5 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.22%) SOA
3 15 (16.85%) Low Latency
4 11 (12.36%) High Availability
4 11 (12.36%) Scrum
5 10 (11.24%) Test Scripting
6 8 (8.99%) Multithreading
6 8 (8.99%) TDD
6 8 (8.99%) Project Management
7 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.87%) OO
7 7 (7.87%) ERP
8 6 (6.74%) Workflow
8 6 (6.74%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.74%) Analytics
9 5 (5.62%) Software Delivery
9 5 (5.62%) Software Architecture
9 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.62%) Release Management
9 5 (5.62%) UML
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.94%) Java
2 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.24%) C#
4 6 (6.74%) SQL
5 5 (5.62%) Groovy
6 4 (4.49%) Scala
6 4 (4.49%) MUMPS
7 3 (3.37%) VB
7 3 (3.37%) Perl
8 2 (2.25%) VBScript
8 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.25%) Python
9 1 (1.12%) VB6
9 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.12%) VBA
9 1 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.74%) Degree
4 2 (2.25%) ISEB
4 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) NFS
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.25%) Puppet
2 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.25%) OVSD
2 2 (2.25%) HP NNM
2 2 (2.25%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.12%) MOM
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Oracle
2 12 (13.48%) IBM
3 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.87%) SAP
5 5 (5.62%) HP
6 4 (4.49%) Citrix
6 4 (4.49%) Software AG
6 4 (4.49%) TIBCO
6 4 (4.49%) webMethods
6 4 (4.49%) InterSystems
6 4 (4.49%) VMware
7 2 (2.25%) BMC
7 2 (2.25%) CA
7 2 (2.25%) Google
7 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.12%) Tekelec
8 1 (1.12%) Sandvine
8 1 (1.12%) Coremetrics
8 1 (1.12%) Axway
8 1 (1.12%) F5
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago