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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 39 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 38 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.02% 2.81% 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.31% 10.34% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 3
Median daily rate £500 £383 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% +39.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.71%
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
233 319 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.63% 27.17% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 182 153
Median daily rate £339 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +113.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -4 19 £400 +6.66%
High Wycombe +10 5 £500 -
Marlow - 4 - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 41 (46.07%) Finance
2 40 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (44.94%) Java
3 36 (40.45%) REST
4 29 (32.58%) SQL
5 26 (29.21%) .NET
5 26 (29.21%) C#
5 26 (29.21%) XML
5 26 (29.21%) IBM
6 24 (26.97%) WebSphere
7 23 (25.84%) Banking
8 22 (24.72%) SQL Server
9 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
10 20 (22.47%) HTML
10 20 (22.47%) SOA
11 18 (20.22%) TDD
12 17 (19.10%) Middleware
12 17 (19.10%) MQSeries
12 17 (19.10%) Mobile App
12 17 (19.10%) Android
12 17 (19.10%) DevOps
13 16 (17.98%) Android SDK
13 16 (17.98%) Android Development
13 16 (17.98%) TOGAF
14 15 (16.85%) High Availability
15 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
15 14 (15.73%) HTML5
15 14 (15.73%) TIBCO EMS
15 14 (15.73%) Axway
15 14 (15.73%) TIBCO

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 24 (26.97%) WebSphere
2 17 (19.10%) MQSeries
3 12 (13.48%) IIS
4 11 (12.36%) Apache
5 6 (6.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.49%) JBoss
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.36%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (15.73%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (5.62%) SaaS
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.61%) SSL
2 11 (12.36%) HTTP
2 11 (12.36%) LDAP
2 11 (12.36%) SMTP
3 4 (4.49%) HTTPS
3 4 (4.49%) Internet
4 3 (3.37%) FTP
4 3 (3.37%) WinSCP
5 2 (2.25%) Intranet
6 1 (1.12%) Firewall
6 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) DB2
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Eclipse
2 12 (13.48%) Android Studio
3 4 (4.49%) Introscope
4 3 (3.37%) XMLSpy
5 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.12%) Subversion
6 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (46.07%) Finance
2 23 (25.84%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (59.55%) Developer
2 25 (28.09%) Architect
3 17 (19.10%) Android Developer
4 10 (11.24%) Designer
4 10 (11.24%) Integration Architect
4 10 (11.24%) TIBCO Architect
5 9 (10.11%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.99%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.74%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Middleware Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Administrator
8 5 (5.62%) iOS Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Java Android Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.62%) TOGAF Architect
8 5 (5.62%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
8 5 (5.62%) WebSphere Administrator
9 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.45%) REST
2 26 (29.21%) .NET
2 26 (29.21%) XML
3 20 (22.47%) HTML
4 17 (19.10%) Middleware
5 16 (17.98%) Android SDK
6 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
6 14 (15.73%) CSS
6 14 (15.73%) HTML5
6 14 (15.73%) TIBCO EMS
7 13 (14.61%) jQuery
8 12 (13.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (13.48%) WebSphere MQ
9 11 (12.36%) J2EE
9 11 (12.36%) Laravel
9 11 (12.36%) Web Services
10 10 (11.24%) JSON
10 10 (11.24%) WSDL
10 10 (11.24%) XSLT
11 9 (10.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.99%) DataPower
3 6 (6.74%) Clustering
4 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.37%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.25%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.25%) Cryptocurrency
6 2 (2.25%) User Experience
7 1 (1.12%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Android
2 13 (14.61%) Unix
3 11 (12.36%) zOS
4 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.49%) Linux
5 4 (4.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.47%) SOA
3 18 (20.22%) TDD
4 17 (19.10%) DevOps
5 16 (17.98%) Android Development
5 16 (17.98%) TOGAF
6 15 (16.85%) High Availability
7 12 (13.48%) Web Development
8 11 (12.36%) Project Management
8 11 (12.36%) Security Operations
8 11 (12.36%) Technical Analysis
8 11 (12.36%) Workflow
9 9 (10.11%) Mobile Development
10 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.87%) Migration
11 7 (7.87%) Scrum
12 6 (6.74%) Garbage Collection
13 5 (5.62%) iOS Development
13 5 (5.62%) MVC
13 5 (5.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.94%) Java
2 29 (32.58%) SQL
3 26 (29.21%) C#
4 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
5 11 (12.36%) PHP
5 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
5 11 (12.36%) VB
6 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.74%) Jython
6 6 (6.74%) Korn
6 6 (6.74%) Python
7 3 (3.37%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) ISEB
2 1 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) CA Wily
2 3 (3.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) IBM
2 14 (15.73%) Axway
2 14 (15.73%) TIBCO
3 13 (14.61%) Oracle
4 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.12%) Apple
6 1 (1.12%) Compaq
6 1 (1.12%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.12%) webMethods