The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 75 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 11 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.84% 0.98% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 4.02% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£368 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £332 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £365 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
270 249 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.53% 24.48% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 149 128
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
SOAP
South East

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 28 July 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 -3 11 £368 +5.00% 1
Aylesbury - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 29 (61.70%) Web Services
2 26 (55.32%) WebSphere
3 21 (44.68%) J2EE
3 21 (44.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 20 (42.55%) LDAP
5 18 (38.30%) Java
5 18 (38.30%) SQL
6 16 (34.04%) Windows
7 15 (31.91%) Linux
7 15 (31.91%) DTS
7 15 (31.91%) UNIX
7 15 (31.91%) Change Management
7 15 (31.91%) Finance
8 13 (27.66%) C#
9 12 (25.53%) SoapUI
10 11 (23.40%) PhantomJS
10 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
10 11 (23.40%) BDD
10 11 (23.40%) Selenium
10 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (23.40%) Visual Studio
11 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
12 8 (17.02%) JMeter
12 8 (17.02%) XML
13 7 (14.89%) OO
13 7 (14.89%) Python
13 7 (14.89%) IBM
13 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (12.77%) Scrum

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (55.32%) WebSphere
2 21 (44.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) LDAP
2 5 (10.64%) HTTP
2 5 (10.64%) SSL
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) DTS
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) SoapUI
2 11 (23.40%) PhantomJS
2 11 (23.40%) Selenium
2 11 (23.40%) Visual Studio
2 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
3 8 (17.02%) JMeter
4 5 (10.64%) Introscope
5 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.13%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.13%) XMLUnit
5 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Analyst
2 15 (31.91%) Deployment Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) Test Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) Web Services
2 21 (44.68%) J2EE
3 8 (17.02%) XML
4 6 (12.77%) .NET
4 6 (12.77%) JSON
4 6 (12.77%) JDBC
5 5 (10.64%) REST
5 5 (10.64%) JNDI
5 5 (10.64%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.38%) RESTful
8 2 (4.26%) WCF
8 2 (4.26%) LINQ
9 1 (2.13%) jQuery
9 1 (2.13%) CSS
9 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.13%) Spring
9 1 (2.13%) HTML
9 1 (2.13%) Classic ASP
9 1 (2.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Clustering
2 3 (6.38%) AS400
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Linux
2 15 (31.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Change Management
2 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) BDD
3 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
4 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (14.89%) OO
5 6 (12.77%) Scrum
6 5 (10.64%) High Availability
6 5 (10.64%) Migration
6 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.51%) Use Case
7 4 (8.51%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.38%) TDD
8 3 (6.38%) MVC
9 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.26%) Security Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Information Assurance
10 1 (2.13%) Software Architecture
10 1 (2.13%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) Java
1 18 (38.30%) SQL
2 13 (27.66%) C#
3 7 (14.89%) Python
4 5 (10.64%) Jython
4 5 (10.64%) Korn
4 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) IBM
2 5 (10.64%) Remedy
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle