The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 46 50 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 41 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.23% 3.02% 4.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.69% 12.46% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 25
Average daily rate
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£438 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £368 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +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 Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
323 289 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.41% 24.27% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 168 131
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.97 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.46% -58.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Buckinghamshire region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Buckinghamshire region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Milton Keynes +11 37 £425 +18.54% 4
High Wycombe -4 1 - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 26 (57.78%) SQL
2 21 (46.67%) Web Services
2 21 (46.67%) XML
3 20 (44.44%) HTML
4 19 (42.22%) .NET
5 17 (37.78%) Finance
6 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 14 (31.11%) Oracle
7 14 (31.11%) Middleware
7 14 (31.11%) LDAP
7 14 (31.11%) REST
8 13 (28.89%) CISSP
9 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 12 (26.67%) SOA
10 11 (24.44%) Information Security
11 10 (22.22%) Banking
11 10 (22.22%) DB2 UDB
11 10 (22.22%) Project Management
11 10 (22.22%) MS Office
11 10 (22.22%) DB2
11 10 (22.22%) VB
11 10 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
11 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
12 9 (20.00%) Data Protection
12 9 (20.00%) C#
12 9 (20.00%) Security Management
12 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
12 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (17.78%) Clustering
13 8 (17.78%) Degree

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) Mule
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) LDAP
2 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.33%) HTTPS
3 4 (8.89%) SSL
3 4 (8.89%) X.500
3 4 (8.89%) HTTP
4 3 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) DB2
2 10 (22.22%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.89%) MySQL
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
1 4 (8.89%) Introscope
1 4 (8.89%) Selenium
1 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
1 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
1 4 (8.89%) SpecFlow
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) NUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Automotive
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Architect
2 14 (31.11%) Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Developer
5 7 (15.56%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Digital Architect
6 6 (13.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Systems Architect
8 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Web Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Security Architect
10 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) Java Architect
10 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 2 (4.44%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Administrator
10 2 (4.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) Web Services
1 21 (46.67%) XML
2 20 (44.44%) HTML
3 19 (42.22%) .NET
4 14 (31.11%) Middleware
4 14 (31.11%) REST
5 5 (11.11%) J2EE
6 4 (8.89%) JDBC
6 4 (8.89%) SAML
6 4 (8.89%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (8.89%) HTML5
6 4 (8.89%) JNDI
7 3 (6.67%) jQuery
7 3 (6.67%) Java EE
7 3 (6.67%) JSON
7 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.67%) Spring
7 3 (6.67%) JSP
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.78%) Clustering
3 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.67%) SCADA
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.22%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) SOA
2 11 (24.44%) Information Security
3 10 (22.22%) Project Management
3 10 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
4 9 (20.00%) Security Management
4 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 7 (15.56%) EAI
6 4 (8.89%) UML
6 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
6 4 (8.89%) ETL
6 4 (8.89%) BDD
6 4 (8.89%) High Availability
6 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.89%) Garbage Collection
7 3 (6.67%) Security Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) VB
2 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 9 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.89%) VBScript
4 4 (8.89%) Python
4 4 (8.89%) Jython
4 4 (8.89%) Korn
5 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.22%) VBA
7 1 (2.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) CISSP
2 8 (17.78%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) CISM
4 2 (4.44%) CISMP
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) IBM
3 4 (8.89%) TIBCO
3 4 (8.89%) Akamai
4 3 (6.67%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (4.44%) Adobe