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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 81 74 84
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing SOAP 46 49 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.91% 1.93% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.06% 9.35% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 24
Median daily rate £475 £400 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.89 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-14.20% -17.71%
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
508 524 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.07% 20.63% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 325 295
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +58.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -19 23 £360 -10.00% 5
Slough +7 3 £350 -22.22% 1
Newbury 0 1 - - 1
Bracknell -4 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 £450 - 1
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 36 (48.00%) REST
2 29 (38.67%) Java
2 29 (38.67%) Web Services
3 28 (37.33%) XML
4 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (22.67%) Service Delivery
5 17 (22.67%) JavaScript
6 15 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 15 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 14 (18.67%) SQL
7 14 (18.67%) LDAP
8 13 (17.33%) Change Management
8 13 (17.33%) Middleware
8 13 (17.33%) 3G
9 12 (16.00%) Nokia
9 12 (16.00%) INAP
9 12 (16.00%) C#
9 12 (16.00%) CSS
9 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
9 12 (16.00%) MGW
9 12 (16.00%) SPML
9 12 (16.00%) SIGTRAN
9 12 (16.00%) 4G
9 12 (16.00%) High Availability
9 12 (16.00%) Diameter Protocol
10 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
10 11 (14.67%) LTE
10 11 (14.67%) Unix
10 11 (14.67%) Oracle
11 10 (13.33%) HTML

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 7 (9.33%) MQSeries
2 6 (8.00%) JBoss
3 4 (5.33%) Apache
3 4 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.00%) Node.js
5 2 (2.67%) Confluence
5 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.33%) Mule
6 1 (1.33%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.33%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (1.33%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Boomi
2 2 (2.67%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.33%) Force.com
3 1 (1.33%) GitHub
3 1 (1.33%) Heroku
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) LDAP
2 13 (17.33%) 3G
3 12 (16.00%) 4G
3 12 (16.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 12 (16.00%) INAP
3 12 (16.00%) MGW
3 12 (16.00%) SIGTRAN
4 11 (14.67%) LTE
5 8 (10.67%) HTTP
6 5 (6.67%) SSL
7 4 (5.33%) SSH
8 3 (4.00%) FTP
8 3 (4.00%) HTTPS
8 3 (4.00%) SNMP
9 2 (2.67%) Nokia DX200
10 1 (1.33%) Firewall
10 1 (1.33%) GGSN
10 1 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (1.33%) RNC
10 1 (1.33%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) MySQL
3 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.33%) Big Data
6 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.33%) DB2
6 1 (1.33%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 10 (13.33%) Selenium
3 9 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.33%) JUnit
5 4 (5.33%) Maven
5 4 (5.33%) SpecFlow
5 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.33%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.00%) JIRA
6 3 (4.00%) JMeter
7 2 (2.67%) Appium
7 2 (2.67%) Build Forge
7 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.67%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.67%) MSTest
8 1 (1.33%) Ant
8 1 (1.33%) JBehave
General
1 10 (13.33%) Back Office
1 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.00%) Finance
3 8 (10.67%) Front Office
4 1 (1.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Developer
2 18 (24.00%) Architect
3 7 (9.33%) Analyst
3 7 (9.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (9.33%) Tester
4 6 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Middleware Architect
5 5 (6.67%) Mobile Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) TIBCO Architect
5 5 (6.67%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Integration Architect
6 4 (5.33%) PHP Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Integration Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.00%) REST
2 29 (38.67%) Web Services
3 28 (37.33%) XML
4 13 (17.33%) Middleware
5 12 (16.00%) CSS
5 12 (16.00%) SPML
6 10 (13.33%) HTML
6 10 (13.33%) jQuery
6 10 (13.33%) JSON
7 9 (12.00%) .NET
7 9 (12.00%) Spring
8 8 (10.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (9.33%) Gherkin
9 7 (9.33%) HTML5
9 7 (9.33%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (5.33%) CSS3
10 4 (5.33%) Java EE
10 4 (5.33%) JMS
11 3 (4.00%) Apache Commons
11 3 (4.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) DataPower
4 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.67%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Unix
2 7 (9.33%) Linux
3 3 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) AIX
4 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.67%) Service Delivery
3 15 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 13 (17.33%) Change Management
5 12 (16.00%) High Availability
6 10 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (12.00%) Project Management
8 8 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.67%) Functional Testing
8 8 (10.67%) Network Design
8 8 (10.67%) TOGAF
9 7 (9.33%) SOA
9 7 (9.33%) Test Scripting
10 6 (8.00%) BDD
10 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (8.00%) MVC
10 6 (8.00%) TDD
10 6 (8.00%) Use Case
10 6 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.67%) Java
2 17 (22.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.67%) SQL
4 12 (16.00%) C#
5 6 (8.00%) PHP
6 3 (4.00%) Groovy
6 3 (4.00%) Python
6 3 (4.00%) Ruby
7 2 (2.67%) Apex Code
7 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.33%) C
8 1 (1.33%) C++
8 1 (1.33%) Perl
8 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.33%) VB
8 1 (1.33%) VBScript
8 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.33%) HNC
3 10 (13.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SDET
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.67%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.67%) logstash
3 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.33%) MOM
3 1 (1.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Nokia
2 11 (14.67%) Oracle
3 9 (12.00%) TIBCO
4 7 (9.33%) Axway
4 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.33%) HP
5 4 (5.33%) IBM
6 3 (4.00%) ATG
6 3 (4.00%) CA
6 3 (4.00%) Dell
6 3 (4.00%) hybris
7 2 (2.67%) Concur
7 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.67%) webMethods
8 1 (1.33%) BEA
8 1 (1.33%) F5
8 1 (1.33%) SAP
8 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.33%) SmartCo
8 1 (1.33%) Velocent
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