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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 83 73 112
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +39
Contract jobs citing SOAP 39 49 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.57% 1.96% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.62% 8.97% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.16% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £224 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.03 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +23.65%
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
512 546 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.65% 21.85% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 283 226
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 20
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.51% -43.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Reading +6 15 £378 -11.17% 6
Slough -7 9 £450 +56.52% 6
Newbury +3 5 £430 +179.67%
Bracknell +1 2 - - 2
Maidenhead - 2 £263 -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 56 (56.57%) XML
2 46 (46.46%) Java
3 39 (39.39%) Web Services
4 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (19.19%) WSDL
6 18 (18.18%) SOA
6 18 (18.18%) REST
7 17 (17.17%) TCP/IP
7 17 (17.17%) HTTP
7 17 (17.17%) HTML
7 17 (17.17%) SQL Server
8 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
8 15 (15.15%) TDD
8 15 (15.15%) SoapUI
9 14 (14.14%) Low Latency
9 14 (14.14%) XSD
9 14 (14.14%) JMS
10 13 (13.13%) UNIX
10 13 (13.13%) Linux
10 13 (13.13%) Telecoms
11 12 (12.12%) RESTful
11 12 (12.12%) IBM
11 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
11 12 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (12.12%) DB2
11 12 (12.12%) Oracle
12 11 (11.11%) J2EE
12 11 (11.11%) C#
12 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 11 (11.11%) WCF

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (5.05%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.02%) JBoss
5 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.02%) CMS
5 2 (2.02%) Node.js
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.01%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.01%) Drupal
6 1 (1.01%) Mule
6 1 (1.01%) Liferay
6 1 (1.01%) Confluence
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.01%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) GitHub
2 4 (4.04%) SaaS
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.17%) HTTP
1 17 (17.17%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.03%) FTP
2 3 (3.03%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (2.02%) SSH
3 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.02%) DNS
3 2 (2.02%) GPRS
3 2 (2.02%) GSM
3 2 (2.02%) UMTS
3 2 (2.02%) Internet
3 2 (2.02%) ISUP
3 2 (2.02%) INAP
4 1 (1.01%) DAB
4 1 (1.01%) HSDPA
4 1 (1.01%) 2G
4 1 (1.01%) 3G
4 1 (1.01%) SS7
4 1 (1.01%) SMPP
4 1 (1.01%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.12%) DB2
3 11 (11.11%) Big Data
4 7 (7.07%) MySQL
5 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.05%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.02%) MS Access
7 2 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) SoapUI
2 10 (10.10%) JUnit
3 9 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.06%) Selenium
5 5 (5.05%) Fiddler
5 5 (5.05%) WebDriver
5 5 (5.05%) JIRA
5 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.04%) XMLSpy
6 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.03%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.02%) TestNG
8 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.02%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.02%) Grunt
9 1 (1.01%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (13.13%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.11%) Retail
3 8 (8.08%) Finance
4 5 (5.05%) Spanish Language
5 4 (4.04%) Marketing
6 3 (3.03%) Electronics
6 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.02%) Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 51 (51.52%) Developer
2 18 (18.18%) Analyst
3 17 (17.17%) Test Analyst
4 13 (13.13%) Java Developer
5 12 (12.12%) Designer
6 9 (9.09%) Tester
7 7 (7.07%) Architect
7 7 (7.07%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (5.05%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.05%) webMethods Developer
9 4 (4.04%) WebSphere Developer
9 4 (4.04%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.03%) Software Tester
10 3 (3.03%) .NET Developer
11 2 (2.02%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (56.57%) XML
2 39 (39.39%) Web Services
3 19 (19.19%) WSDL
4 18 (18.18%) REST
5 17 (17.17%) HTML
6 14 (14.14%) XSD
6 14 (14.14%) JMS
7 12 (12.12%) RESTful
8 11 (11.11%) WCF
8 11 (11.11%) J2EE
9 8 (8.08%) .NET
9 8 (8.08%) JSON
10 7 (7.07%) Middleware
11 6 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (5.05%) CSS
12 5 (5.05%) Java EE
12 5 (5.05%) HTML5
13 4 (4.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 3 (3.03%) jQuery
14 3 (3.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) DataPower
2 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.04%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.03%) DTV
6 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.02%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.01%) iSeries
7 1 (1.01%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.01%) Wiki
7 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.01%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) Linux
1 13 (13.13%) UNIX
2 5 (5.05%) Android
3 3 (3.03%) Solaris
4 2 (2.02%) Windows
4 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.18%) SOA
3 15 (15.15%) TDD
4 14 (14.14%) Low Latency
5 11 (11.11%) High Availability
6 10 (10.10%) Test Scripting
7 9 (9.09%) OO
7 9 (9.09%) Scrum
8 8 (8.08%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.07%) UML
9 7 (7.07%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.07%) Project Management
10 6 (6.06%) ERP
10 6 (6.06%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.06%) Analytics
11 5 (5.05%) Software Architecture
11 5 (5.05%) Release Management
11 5 (5.05%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.05%) Service Management
11 5 (5.05%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 46 (46.46%) Java
2 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.11%) C#
4 6 (6.06%) SQL
5 5 (5.05%) MUMPS
6 4 (4.04%) Perl
7 3 (3.03%) VB
7 3 (3.03%) Groovy
8 2 (2.02%) Scala
8 2 (2.02%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.02%) Python
8 2 (2.02%) VBScript
9 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.01%) VBA
9 1 (1.01%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.08%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) Degree
4 2 (2.02%) ISEB
4 2 (2.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.02%) NFS
2 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.02%) Puppet
2 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.02%) MOM
2 2 (2.02%) OVSD
2 2 (2.02%) HP NNM
2 2 (2.02%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 12 (12.12%) Oracle
1 12 (12.12%) IBM
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.08%) SAP
3 5 (5.05%) Citrix
3 5 (5.05%) Software AG
3 5 (5.05%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.05%) webMethods
3 5 (5.05%) InterSystems
3 5 (5.05%) VMware
4 4 (4.04%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.04%) HP
5 2 (2.02%) BMC
5 2 (2.02%) CA
5 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.02%) Redknee
5 2 (2.02%) Google
5 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.02%) Tekelec
5 2 (2.02%) Sandvine
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