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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 72 95 84
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 41 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.84% 1.09% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.20% 5.23% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 22
Median daily rate £388 £506 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.45% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £371 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £558 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +7.95%
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
500 516 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.49% 20.82% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 342 264
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 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 2
Median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% +84.21%
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +27 23 £400 -23.80% 2
Wokingham - 6 £350 -
Maidenhead -3 4 £470 - 1
Slough -3 2 £300 -38.46%
Newbury +2 1 - - 1
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 39 (48.75%) REST
2 34 (42.50%) Web Services
3 33 (41.25%) Java
4 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (32.50%) XML
5 25 (31.25%) SoapUI
6 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
7 22 (27.50%) C#
8 19 (23.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (22.50%) HTML
9 18 (22.50%) CSS
10 17 (21.25%) TDD
10 17 (21.25%) Finance
10 17 (21.25%) Integration Testing
11 15 (18.75%) JSON
11 15 (18.75%) Test Scripting
11 15 (18.75%) .NET
12 14 (17.50%) SOA
12 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
12 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
13 13 (16.25%) Unix
13 13 (16.25%) Scrum
13 13 (16.25%) Service Delivery
14 12 (15.00%) Selenium
15 11 (13.75%) Use Case
15 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (13.75%) HTML5
15 11 (13.75%) BDD
15 11 (13.75%) SQL
15 11 (13.75%) Oracle

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 9 (11.25%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (8.75%) MQSeries
3 5 (6.25%) JBoss
4 4 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.75%) Apache
6 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.25%) CMS
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.50%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (1.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.25%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) Boomi
2 3 (3.75%) SaaS
3 2 (2.50%) GitHub
3 2 (2.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) 3G
1 10 (12.50%) 4G
1 10 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
1 10 (12.50%) INAP
1 10 (12.50%) LDAP
1 10 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
2 9 (11.25%) LTE
2 9 (11.25%) MGW
3 6 (7.50%) SNMP
4 4 (5.00%) HTTP
5 3 (3.75%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.75%) Internet
6 2 (2.50%) Nokia DX200
6 2 (2.50%) PuTTY
7 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) MySQL
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.50%) Big Data
4 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.25%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (31.25%) SoapUI
2 19 (23.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (15.00%) Selenium
4 10 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 10 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 8 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (8.75%) SpecFlow
7 6 (7.50%) JUnit
7 6 (7.50%) MSTest
8 5 (6.25%) Eclipse
9 4 (5.00%) Subversion
10 3 (3.75%) Appium
10 3 (3.75%) Hudson
10 3 (3.75%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.75%) Maven
11 2 (2.50%) Grunt
11 2 (2.50%) JIRA
11 2 (2.50%) Mockito
11 2 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Back Office
3 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.50%) Front Office
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (33.75%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) Analyst
2 17 (21.25%) Test Analyst
3 10 (12.50%) Architect
3 10 (12.50%) Tester
4 7 (8.75%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Automation Tester
5 6 (7.50%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Consultant
6 5 (6.25%) Integration Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Integration Test Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Middleware Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (6.25%) TIBCO Architect
6 5 (6.25%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Mobile Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (48.75%) REST
2 34 (42.50%) Web Services
3 26 (32.50%) XML
4 18 (22.50%) CSS
4 18 (22.50%) HTML
5 15 (18.75%) .NET
5 15 (18.75%) JSON
6 11 (13.75%) HTML5
7 10 (12.50%) CSS3
7 10 (12.50%) SPML
8 9 (11.25%) AngularJS
8 9 (11.25%) Middleware
9 8 (10.00%) Java EE
9 8 (10.00%) jQuery
9 8 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET
10 7 (8.75%) RESTful
10 7 (8.75%) Spring
10 7 (8.75%) TIBCO EMS
11 6 (7.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Unix
2 4 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.25%) Integration Testing
2 17 (21.25%) TDD
3 15 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 14 (17.50%) SOA
5 13 (16.25%) Scrum
5 13 (16.25%) Service Delivery
6 11 (13.75%) BDD
6 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (13.75%) Use Case
7 10 (12.50%) Change Management
7 10 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 10 (12.50%) High Availability
8 9 (11.25%) OO
8 9 (11.25%) Unit Testing
9 8 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 8 (10.00%) MVC
9 8 (10.00%) OOD
9 8 (10.00%) SDLC
10 7 (8.75%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) Java
2 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
3 22 (27.50%) C#
4 11 (13.75%) SQL
5 6 (7.50%) PHP
6 3 (3.75%) Groovy
6 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.50%) Apex Code
7 2 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
1 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.00%) HNC
2 8 (10.00%) HND
3 1 (1.25%) ISEB
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) SDET
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) logstash
2 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Oracle
2 10 (12.50%) Nokia
3 8 (10.00%) TIBCO
4 7 (8.75%) Axway
5 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.75%) Dell
6 3 (3.75%) IBM
6 3 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.50%) Concur
7 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.50%) webMethods
8 1 (1.25%) SAP
8 1 (1.25%) Sitecore