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 3 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 74 74 115
Rank change year-on-year
0 +41
Contract jobs citing SOAP 43 43 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.74% 1.69% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.08% 7.86% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £298 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.45% -45.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
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
532 547 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.58% 21.48% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 306 212
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 £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 46
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.24% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 3 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 3 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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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
Reading +13 27 £400 +3.22% 6
Slough -8 4 £450 +56.52% 1
Bracknell -2 2 - -
Newbury -3 2 £430 +300.00% 3
Maidenhead - 1 £263 - 1
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 53 (55.21%) XML
2 48 (50.00%) Java
3 34 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (34.38%) Web Services
5 22 (22.92%) WSDL
6 20 (20.83%) HTTP
6 20 (20.83%) SOA
7 18 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 17 (17.71%) XSD
9 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 16 (16.67%) TDD
9 16 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 15 (15.63%) UNIX
10 15 (15.63%) JMS
11 14 (14.58%) Linux
11 14 (14.58%) REST
12 13 (13.54%) DB2
12 13 (13.54%) HTML
13 12 (12.50%) JavaScript
13 12 (12.50%) J2EE
13 12 (12.50%) JUnit
13 12 (12.50%) OO
13 12 (12.50%) IBM
13 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 12 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (12.50%) SoapUI
13 12 (12.50%) RESTful
13 12 (12.50%) Retail
14 11 (11.46%) WebSphere
14 11 (11.46%) WCF

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (11.46%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (5.21%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.08%) JBoss
5 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.08%) CMS
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.04%) Drupal
6 1 (1.04%) Mule
6 1 (1.04%) Liferay
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.04%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) GitHub
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.83%) HTTP
2 18 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.17%) FTP
4 3 (3.13%) DNS
5 2 (2.08%) Internet
5 2 (2.08%) DAB
5 2 (2.08%) SSH
6 1 (1.04%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (1.04%) GGSN
6 1 (1.04%) SGSN
6 1 (1.04%) 4G
6 1 (1.04%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (1.04%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.04%) 3G
6 1 (1.04%) SS7
6 1 (1.04%) ISUP
6 1 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.54%) DB2
3 11 (11.46%) Big Data
4 6 (6.25%) InterSystems Cache
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.08%) MySQL
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) JUnit
1 12 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 9 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.21%) Fiddler
3 5 (5.21%) XMLSpy
3 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.17%) JIRA
4 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.13%) Selenium
6 2 (2.08%) Zephyr
6 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.04%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.04%) Ant
7 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.04%) JMeter
7 1 (1.04%) Subversion
7 1 (1.04%) Maven
7 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.50%) Retail
3 8 (8.33%) Finance
4 5 (5.21%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.13%) Marketing
5 3 (3.13%) Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Electronics
6 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 53 (55.21%) Developer
2 14 (14.58%) Analyst
3 13 (13.54%) Test Analyst
4 12 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Designer
5 8 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
5 8 (8.33%) webMethods Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Tester
8 4 (4.17%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Project Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (55.21%) XML
2 33 (34.38%) Web Services
3 22 (22.92%) WSDL
4 17 (17.71%) XSD
5 15 (15.63%) JMS
6 14 (14.58%) REST
7 13 (13.54%) HTML
8 12 (12.50%) J2EE
8 12 (12.50%) RESTful
9 11 (11.46%) WCF
10 8 (8.33%) .NET
11 7 (7.29%) Middleware
12 6 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (6.25%) JSON
13 5 (5.21%) HTML5
13 5 (5.21%) Java EE
13 5 (5.21%) JDBC
14 4 (4.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 3 (3.13%) jQuery
15 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) DataPower
2 6 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.21%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.08%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.08%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.08%) DTV
7 1 (1.04%) AS400
7 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.04%) iSeries
7 1 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.63%) UNIX
2 14 (14.58%) Linux
3 3 (3.13%) Windows
3 3 (3.13%) Solaris
3 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.08%) Android
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.83%) SOA
3 16 (16.67%) TDD
4 12 (12.50%) OO
5 11 (11.46%) High Availability
5 11 (11.46%) Low Latency
6 9 (9.38%) Test Scripting
7 8 (8.33%) UML
7 8 (8.33%) Scrum
8 7 (7.29%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.29%) Project Management
9 6 (6.25%) ERP
9 6 (6.25%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.25%) Multithreading
9 6 (6.25%) Analytics
10 5 (5.21%) Release Management
10 5 (5.21%) Software Architecture
10 5 (5.21%) RAD
10 5 (5.21%) Service Management
10 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.33%) C#
4 6 (6.25%) SQL
4 6 (6.25%) MUMPS
5 3 (3.13%) Perl
6 2 (2.08%) Python
6 2 (2.08%) Groovy
6 2 (2.08%) Apex Code
6 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.04%) Scala
7 1 (1.04%) VB6
7 1 (1.04%) VB
7 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) Degree
4 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.08%) ISEB
6 1 (1.04%) PMP
6 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.13%) NFS
3 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.08%) Puppet
2 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.08%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) IBM
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle
3 8 (8.33%) Software AG
3 8 (8.33%) webMethods
4 7 (7.29%) SAP
5 6 (6.25%) Citrix
5 6 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (6.25%) InterSystems
5 6 (6.25%) VMware
6 4 (4.17%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.13%) Redknee
7 3 (3.13%) Tekelec
7 3 (3.13%) Sandvine
7 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.08%) Google
9 1 (1.04%) Coremetrics
9 1 (1.04%) Axway
9 1 (1.04%) Endeca
9 1 (1.04%) Ericsson
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