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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 75 81 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 53 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.02% 1.79% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.72% 7.76% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 11
Average daily rate
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£382 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £268 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
545 606 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.79% 23.03% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 332 255
Average daily rate £365 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 21
Average hourly rate £34.00 £43.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +21.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £187.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 20 £351 -9.35% 5
Reading +4 12 £456 +21.66% 8
Bracknell +9 7 £330 -26.66% 5
Windsor - 2 £456 - 1
Newbury -11 1 - - 2
Maidenhead - - - - 3
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 59 (61.46%) Java
2 39 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (38.54%) Web Services
4 30 (31.25%) Telecoms
5 28 (29.17%) TDD
6 27 (28.13%) XML
6 27 (28.13%) Linux
6 27 (28.13%) REST
7 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
8 20 (20.83%) HTML
9 19 (19.79%) UNIX
10 18 (18.75%) OO
10 18 (18.75%) SQL
10 18 (18.75%) Finance
11 16 (16.67%) Oracle
12 15 (15.63%) Red Hat
12 15 (15.63%) Software Engineering
12 15 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (15.63%) Git (software)
13 14 (14.58%) Perl
14 13 (13.54%) Solaris
14 13 (13.54%) SOA
14 13 (13.54%) DNS
14 13 (13.54%) Middleware
14 13 (13.54%) Banking
14 13 (13.54%) JSON
15 12 (12.50%) WSDL
15 12 (12.50%) HTTP
15 12 (12.50%) WebLogic
15 12 (12.50%) CSS

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 11 (11.46%) WebSphere
3 10 (10.42%) JBoss
4 5 (5.21%) Apache
5 4 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.13%) Node.js
6 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (3.13%) Lync
6 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.08%) Drupal
7 2 (2.08%) WordPress
7 2 (2.08%) CMS
7 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.04%) Confluence
8 1 (1.04%) Liferay
8 1 (1.04%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.04%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.04%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.04%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) SaaS
1 5 (5.21%) Force.com
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.54%) DNS
2 12 (12.50%) HTTP
3 7 (7.29%) Ethernet
3 7 (7.29%) SDH
3 7 (7.29%) MPLS
4 5 (5.21%) 4G
4 5 (5.21%) SAN
4 5 (5.21%) 3G
4 5 (5.21%) Internet
4 5 (5.21%) VoIP
4 5 (5.21%) LDAP
4 5 (5.21%) NAS
5 4 (4.17%) LTE
5 4 (4.17%) MGW
5 4 (4.17%) XCAP
5 4 (4.17%) SCTP
5 4 (4.17%) 2G
5 4 (4.17%) GSM
5 4 (4.17%) SMPP
5 4 (4.17%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.42%) MySQL
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.13%) DB2
5 3 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.08%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.46%) JUnit
3 9 (9.38%) Subversion
4 8 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.29%) Toad
6 5 (5.21%) Maven
7 4 (4.17%) JIRA
8 3 (3.13%) Grunt
8 3 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (3.13%) Mockito
8 3 (3.13%) DbUnit
8 3 (3.13%) JMeter
8 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.13%) jMock
9 2 (2.08%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.08%) XMLSpy
9 2 (2.08%) Zephyr
10 1 (1.04%) JBehave
10 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
General
1 30 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 18 (18.75%) Finance
3 13 (13.54%) Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Electronics
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 48 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.63%) Architect
3 14 (14.58%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.38%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 8 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Project Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) PHP Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.17%) webMethods Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Customer Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.13%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) Tester
9 3 (3.13%) Systems Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Lead Architect
10 2 (2.08%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.54%) Web Services
2 27 (28.13%) XML
2 27 (28.13%) REST
3 20 (20.83%) HTML
4 13 (13.54%) Middleware
4 13 (13.54%) JSON
5 12 (12.50%) WSDL
5 12 (12.50%) CSS
6 10 (10.42%) Ajax
6 10 (10.42%) J2EE
6 10 (10.42%) JMS
7 8 (8.33%) RESTful
7 8 (8.33%) XSD
7 8 (8.33%) Visualforce
8 7 (7.29%) JAXB
8 7 (7.29%) jQuery
9 6 (6.25%) Hibernate
9 6 (6.25%) Spring
9 6 (6.25%) Apache Camel
9 6 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Mobile App
1 11 (11.46%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.33%) User Experience
3 5 (5.21%) Open Source
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.08%) DTV
6 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.04%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.13%) Linux
2 19 (19.79%) UNIX
3 15 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (13.54%) Solaris
5 5 (5.21%) Windows
6 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.13%) Android
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.08%) Debian
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.17%) TDD
3 18 (18.75%) OO
4 15 (15.63%) Software Engineering
5 13 (13.54%) SOA
6 10 (10.42%) Migration
7 9 (9.38%) MVC
8 8 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 8 (8.33%) Scrum
9 7 (7.29%) BDD
10 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.25%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.21%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.21%) Web Development
12 4 (4.17%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.17%) TOGAF
12 4 (4.17%) Coaching
13 3 (3.13%) OO PHP
13 3 (3.13%) SIEM
13 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Modelling
Programming Languages
1 59 (61.46%) Java
2 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.75%) SQL
4 14 (14.58%) Perl
5 8 (8.33%) Apex Code
6 7 (7.29%) PHP
6 7 (7.29%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.21%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.21%) Python
7 5 (5.21%) C++
7 5 (5.21%) Ruby
8 4 (4.17%) PHP5
9 3 (3.13%) C#
9 3 (3.13%) Groovy
10 2 (2.08%) Scala
10 2 (2.08%) MUMPS
11 1 (1.04%) BeanShell
11 1 (1.04%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) CCNA
1 5 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (5.21%) JNCIA
1 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.13%) RHCE
3 2 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.04%) PMP
4 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) NFS
2 7 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.13%) vSphere
4 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) logstash
1 3 (3.13%) Hyperic
1 3 (3.13%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.04%) cPanel
2 1 (1.04%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.04%) MOM
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Oracle
2 15 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 11 (11.46%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (9.38%) Citrix
4 9 (9.38%) Redknee
5 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.29%) BEA
5 7 (7.29%) VMware
5 7 (7.29%) MetaSolv
5 7 (7.29%) Cramer
6 6 (6.25%) Sun
7 5 (5.21%) Cisco
7 5 (5.21%) Juniper
7 5 (5.21%) Hitachi
7 5 (5.21%) TIBCO
7 5 (5.21%) SAP
8 4 (4.17%) Zend
8 4 (4.17%) webMethods
8 4 (4.17%) Software AG
9 2 (2.08%) InterSystems
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