The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 42 63 77
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 30 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.26% 2.20% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.24% 9.51% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 5
Median daily rate £500 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £328 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £428 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £39.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +2.56%
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
245 284 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.63% 23.15% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 171 169
Median daily rate £330 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +113.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +10 18 £425 +13.33%
High Wycombe +8 3 £500 -
Marlow - 3 - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 32 (47.06%) IBM
2 30 (44.12%) Finance
3 27 (39.71%) REST
4 26 (38.24%) WebSphere
5 25 (36.76%) Java
5 25 (36.76%) SQL
6 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (27.94%) TOGAF
8 18 (26.47%) SSL
8 18 (26.47%) .NET
9 17 (25.00%) C#
9 17 (25.00%) MQSeries
9 17 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 16 (23.53%) Web Services
10 16 (23.53%) High Availability
11 15 (22.06%) XML
12 14 (20.59%) TIBCO
12 14 (20.59%) BusinessWorks
12 14 (20.59%) HTTP
12 14 (20.59%) TIBCO EMS
12 14 (20.59%) Axway
13 13 (19.12%) SOA
14 12 (17.65%) HTML
14 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
14 12 (17.65%) J2EE
14 12 (17.65%) CSS
14 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
15 11 (16.18%) CA Wily
15 11 (16.18%) Bash Shell
15 11 (16.18%) Garbage Collection

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (38.24%) WebSphere
2 17 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 11 (16.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (13.24%) IIS
5 8 (11.76%) Apache
6 4 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (20.59%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.47%) SSL
2 14 (20.59%) HTTP
3 8 (11.76%) LDAP
3 8 (11.76%) SMTP
4 5 (7.35%) HTTPS
5 3 (4.41%) FTP
5 3 (4.41%) WinSCP
6 2 (2.94%) Firewall
6 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Introscope
2 4 (5.88%) Android Studio
2 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.41%) XMLSpy
4 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (44.12%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Developer
2 23 (33.82%) Architect
3 14 (20.59%) Integration Architect
4 10 (14.71%) TIBCO Architect
5 9 (13.24%) Administrator
5 9 (13.24%) WebSphere Administrator
6 8 (11.76%) Designer
7 7 (10.29%) Android Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Middleware Architect
7 7 (10.29%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 5 (7.35%) Data Architect
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.35%) TOGAF Architect
8 5 (7.35%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
9 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Applications Architect
10 3 (4.41%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.71%) REST
2 18 (26.47%) .NET
3 17 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 16 (23.53%) Web Services
5 15 (22.06%) XML
6 14 (20.59%) TIBCO EMS
7 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 12 (17.65%) CSS
7 12 (17.65%) HTML
7 12 (17.65%) J2EE
8 11 (16.18%) JDBC
8 11 (16.18%) JNDI
8 11 (16.18%) jQuery
8 11 (16.18%) Middleware
9 10 (14.71%) HTML5
10 9 (13.24%) IBM Integration Bus
10 9 (13.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (11.76%) JSON
11 8 (11.76%) Laravel
12 7 (10.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Clustering
2 10 (14.71%) DataPower
3 8 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Unix
2 8 (11.76%) zOS
3 7 (10.29%) Android
4 5 (7.35%) Linux
4 5 (7.35%) Windows
5 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) TOGAF
3 16 (23.53%) High Availability
4 13 (19.12%) SOA
5 11 (16.18%) Garbage Collection
6 10 (14.71%) DevOps
6 10 (14.71%) TDD
6 10 (14.71%) Web Development
7 8 (11.76%) Mobile Development
7 8 (11.76%) Project Management
7 8 (11.76%) Security Operations
7 8 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (11.76%) Workflow
8 7 (10.29%) Android Development
8 7 (10.29%) Migration
9 5 (7.35%) ETL
10 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.88%) EAI
10 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) Java
1 25 (36.76%) SQL
2 17 (25.00%) C#
3 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.18%) Bash Shell
4 11 (16.18%) Jython
4 11 (16.18%) Korn
4 11 (16.18%) Python
5 8 (11.76%) PHP
5 8 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 8 (11.76%) VB
6 3 (4.41%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) CA Wily
2 3 (4.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) IBM
2 14 (20.59%) Axway
2 14 (20.59%) TIBCO
3 9 (13.24%) Oracle
4 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) Apple