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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 29 82 61
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -21
Contract jobs citing SOAP 51 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.32% 0.35% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.77% 1.62% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 5
Average daily rate £425 £341 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -1.53%
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
258 247 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.90% 21.31% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 148 128
Average daily rate £355 £345 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £44.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.04% +175.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +41 47 £425 +24.54% 4
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.67%) Finance
3 29 (40.28%) Java
4 22 (30.56%) .NET
4 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
4 22 (30.56%) Banking
5 21 (29.17%) WebSphere
6 20 (27.78%) REST
6 20 (27.78%) SQL
7 19 (26.39%) XML
7 19 (26.39%) High Availability
7 19 (26.39%) Android
7 19 (26.39%) Android SDK
8 18 (25.00%) Android Development
8 18 (25.00%) Web Services
8 18 (25.00%) J2EE
8 18 (25.00%) C#
8 18 (25.00%) HTTP
8 18 (25.00%) IBM
9 17 (23.61%) Eclipse
9 17 (23.61%) Clustering
9 17 (23.61%) Mobile App
10 16 (22.22%) TDD
11 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
12 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
12 14 (19.44%) SOA
12 14 (19.44%) SSL
12 14 (19.44%) Android Studio
13 13 (18.06%) Bash Shell
13 13 (18.06%) Python

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 21 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 13 (18.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.94%) Apache
3 5 (6.94%) IIS
4 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.78%) JBoss
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (6.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) HTTP
2 14 (19.44%) SSL
3 9 (12.50%) SMTP
4 8 (11.11%) Firewall
4 8 (11.11%) Internet
5 6 (8.33%) LDAP
6 4 (5.56%) HTTPS
6 4 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 4 (5.56%) NAS
6 4 (5.56%) SAN
6 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.78%) Intranet
8 1 (1.39%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) DB2
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Eclipse
2 14 (19.44%) Android Studio
3 9 (12.50%) Introscope
4 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 30 (41.67%) Finance
2 22 (30.56%) Banking
3 6 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Automotive
5 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (55.56%) Developer
2 19 (26.39%) Android Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Administrator
3 12 (16.67%) Architect
3 12 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
4 10 (13.89%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce Architect
7 5 (6.94%) iOS Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Designer
8 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Architect
10 2 (2.78%) Angular Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Digital Architect
10 2 (2.78%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.78%) J2EE Programmer
10 2 (2.78%) SOA Solution Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) .NET
2 20 (27.78%) REST
3 19 (26.39%) Android SDK
3 19 (26.39%) XML
4 18 (25.00%) J2EE
4 18 (25.00%) Web Services
5 13 (18.06%) JDBC
5 13 (18.06%) JNDI
5 13 (18.06%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (16.67%) HTML
7 9 (12.50%) Middleware
7 9 (12.50%) WCF
8 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
8 7 (9.72%) JSON
8 7 (9.72%) WSDL
8 7 (9.72%) XSLT
9 6 (8.33%) CSS
9 6 (8.33%) HTML5
9 6 (8.33%) jQuery
9 6 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Clustering
1 17 (23.61%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.94%) Blockchain
2 5 (6.94%) Cryptocurrency
2 5 (6.94%) User Experience
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.78%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.78%) DataPower
5 1 (1.39%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.39%) CESG
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Android
2 10 (13.89%) Unix
3 8 (11.11%) Windows
4 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.94%) zOS
5 4 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.39%) High Availability
3 18 (25.00%) Android Development
4 16 (22.22%) TDD
5 14 (19.44%) SOA
6 11 (15.28%) Garbage Collection
7 10 (13.89%) DevOps
8 7 (9.72%) Scrum
8 7 (9.72%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.33%) Mobile Development
10 5 (6.94%) iOS Development
10 5 (6.94%) MVC
10 5 (6.94%) Project Management
10 5 (6.94%) Security Operations
10 5 (6.94%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (6.94%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.94%) UML
10 5 (6.94%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) Java
2 20 (27.78%) SQL
3 18 (25.00%) C#
4 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 13 (18.06%) Bash Shell
5 13 (18.06%) Jython
5 13 (18.06%) Korn
5 13 (18.06%) Python
6 5 (6.94%) PHP
6 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.94%) VB
7 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) CCNA
5 1 (1.39%) CCSP
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.39%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.39%) MCP
5 1 (1.39%) MCSE
5 1 (1.39%) MCTS
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) CA Wily
2 4 (5.56%) OpenView
2 4 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) IBM
2 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.06%) Oracle
4 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.94%) HP
6 4 (5.56%) StorageTek
6 4 (5.56%) Sun
6 4 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) Adobe
7 1 (1.39%) BT
7 1 (1.39%) Compaq
7 1 (1.39%) Terracotta
7 1 (1.39%) webMethods
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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