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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 75 65 76
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 8 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.65% 1.10% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.40% 4.46% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate
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£368 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
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
235 269 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.23% 24.57% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 160 128
Average daily rate £350 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 22 August 2014. 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
Milton Keynes +2 6 £368 +5.00%
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 - -
Aylesbury - - - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 22 (57.89%) Web Services
2 19 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 18 (47.37%) J2EE
4 17 (44.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (36.84%) Java
5 14 (36.84%) SQL
5 14 (36.84%) LDAP
6 13 (34.21%) Finance
7 12 (31.58%) DTS
7 12 (31.58%) UNIX
7 12 (31.58%) Windows
7 12 (31.58%) Linux
7 12 (31.58%) Change Management
8 10 (26.32%) C#
9 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (23.68%) SoapUI
10 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
10 8 (21.05%) BDD
10 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (21.05%) Selenium
10 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
10 8 (21.05%) PhantomJS
11 7 (18.42%) XML
11 7 (18.42%) Python
11 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
12 6 (15.79%) OO
12 6 (15.79%) JMeter
12 6 (15.79%) IBM
13 5 (13.16%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (13.16%) HTTP

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 19 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (44.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) LDAP
2 5 (13.16%) HTTP
2 5 (13.16%) SSL
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) DTS
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) SoapUI
2 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
2 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (21.05%) Selenium
2 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 8 (21.05%) PhantomJS
3 6 (15.79%) JMeter
4 5 (13.16%) Introscope
5 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.63%) ClearQuest
6 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.63%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Deployment Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Test Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.63%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) Web Services
2 18 (47.37%) J2EE
3 7 (18.42%) XML
4 5 (13.16%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (13.16%) JDBC
4 5 (13.16%) .NET
4 5 (13.16%) JSON
4 5 (13.16%) JNDI
4 5 (13.16%) REST
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.89%) RESTful
6 2 (5.26%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) LINQ
6 2 (5.26%) jQuery
6 2 (5.26%) WCF
6 2 (5.26%) CSS
6 2 (5.26%) HTML
7 1 (2.63%) XML-RPC
7 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.63%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) AS400
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) UNIX
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
1 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Change Management
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) BDD
4 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
5 6 (15.79%) OO
6 5 (13.16%) Scrum
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.16%) High Availability
7 4 (10.53%) Use Case
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
8 3 (7.89%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance
9 2 (5.26%) Security Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.26%) TDD
9 2 (5.26%) Migration
9 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.63%) Project Management
10 1 (2.63%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) Java
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) C#
3 7 (18.42%) Python
4 5 (13.16%) Jython
4 5 (13.16%) Korn
4 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) VBScript
6 1 (2.63%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) PHP5
6 1 (2.63%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) IBM
2 2 (5.26%) Remedy
3 1 (2.63%) Rackspace