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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 78 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.34% 0.57% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 2.20% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£328 £650 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.61% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £650 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £650 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +26.02%
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
216 273 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.40% 26.00% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 149 122
Average daily rate £375 £375 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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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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 -8 2 £328 -49.61%
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 - -
Aylesbury - - - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (71.43%) Web Services
2 16 (57.14%) J2EE
2 16 (57.14%) WebSphere
3 15 (53.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (42.86%) Java
5 11 (39.29%) LDAP
6 10 (35.71%) DTS
6 10 (35.71%) UNIX
6 10 (35.71%) Windows
6 10 (35.71%) Linux
6 10 (35.71%) Change Management
7 8 (28.57%) XML
8 7 (25.00%) Python
9 6 (21.43%) IBM
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
10 5 (17.86%) JDBC
10 5 (17.86%) SSL
10 5 (17.86%) HTTP
10 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (17.86%) Introscope
10 5 (17.86%) Clustering
10 5 (17.86%) Jython
10 5 (17.86%) JSON
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) JNDI
10 5 (17.86%) Korn
10 5 (17.86%) CA Wily
10 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
10 5 (17.86%) REST
10 5 (17.86%) High Availability

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 15 (53.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) LDAP
2 5 (17.86%) SSL
2 5 (17.86%) HTTP
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) DTS
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Introscope
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Deployment Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Python Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) Web Services
2 16 (57.14%) J2EE
3 8 (28.57%) XML
4 5 (17.86%) JDBC
4 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (17.86%) JSON
4 5 (17.86%) JNDI
4 5 (17.86%) REST
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) .NET
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) HTML5
5 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 2 (7.14%) WCF
6 2 (7.14%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) LINQ
7 1 (3.57%) XML-RPC
7 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.57%) WinForms
7 1 (3.57%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) AS400
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) UNIX
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Change Management
2 5 (17.86%) High Availability
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Use Case
3 4 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
4 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) SOA
5 1 (3.57%) OOP
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) RUP
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Jython
4 5 (17.86%) Korn
4 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) XAML
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) VBScript
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.57%) ActionScript
7 1 (3.57%) PHP5
7 1 (3.57%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy
2 1 (3.57%) Rackspace