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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 55 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 22 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.44% 1.49% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.48% 6.76% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 4
Median daily rate £438 £323 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £314 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £394 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.88% +21.42%
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
232 296 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.72% 22.04% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 175 156
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+204.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +23 22 £438 +36.71% 2
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 33 (52.38%) IBM
2 26 (41.27%) REST
3 25 (39.68%) SQL
3 25 (39.68%) Finance
4 24 (38.10%) Java
5 23 (36.51%) WebSphere
6 21 (33.33%) TOGAF
7 17 (26.98%) WebSphere MQ
7 17 (26.98%) SSL
7 17 (26.98%) Web Services
7 17 (26.98%) MQSeries
8 16 (25.40%) TIBCO
9 15 (23.81%) XML
9 15 (23.81%) J2EE
10 14 (22.22%) BusinessWorks
10 14 (22.22%) HTTP
10 14 (22.22%) TIBCO EMS
10 14 (22.22%) Axway
10 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
12 11 (17.46%) Oracle
12 11 (17.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (17.46%) JDBC
12 11 (17.46%) Python
12 11 (17.46%) Middleware
12 11 (17.46%) Clustering
12 11 (17.46%) Jython
12 11 (17.46%) JNDI
12 11 (17.46%) Korn
12 11 (17.46%) High Availability

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 23 (36.51%) WebSphere
2 17 (26.98%) MQSeries
3 11 (17.46%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.94%) IIS
5 4 (6.35%) Apache
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (22.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) SSL
2 14 (22.22%) HTTP
3 7 (11.11%) LDAP
4 5 (7.94%) Firewall
4 5 (7.94%) HTTPS
5 4 (6.35%) SMTP
6 3 (4.76%) FTP
6 3 (4.76%) WinSCP
7 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.59%) Big Data
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.94%) Introscope
2 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.76%) Selenium
2 3 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.76%) XMLSpy
General
1 25 (39.68%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Architect
2 23 (36.51%) Developer
3 19 (30.16%) Integration Architect
4 10 (15.87%) TIBCO Architect
5 9 (14.29%) Administrator
5 9 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
6 8 (12.70%) Data Architect
7 7 (11.11%) Middleware Architect
8 6 (9.52%) Designer
8 6 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
9 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Applications Architect
9 5 (7.94%) Data Integration Architect
9 5 (7.94%) TOGAF Architect
9 5 (7.94%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
10 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
11 3 (4.76%) iOS Developer
12 2 (3.17%) Android Developer
12 2 (3.17%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.27%) REST
2 17 (26.98%) Web Services
2 17 (26.98%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (23.81%) J2EE
3 15 (23.81%) XML
4 14 (22.22%) TIBCO EMS
5 11 (17.46%) JDBC
5 11 (17.46%) JNDI
5 11 (17.46%) Middleware
6 10 (15.87%) .NET
6 10 (15.87%) jQuery
7 9 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
8 8 (12.70%) AngularJS
8 8 (12.70%) CSS
8 8 (12.70%) HTML
8 8 (12.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (11.11%) JSON
9 7 (11.11%) XSD
10 6 (9.52%) HTML5
10 6 (9.52%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Clustering
2 10 (15.87%) DataPower
3 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.76%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.17%) IVR
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Unix
2 8 (12.70%) Linux
3 5 (7.94%) Windows
4 4 (6.35%) zOS
5 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.46%) Garbage Collection
3 11 (17.46%) High Availability
4 10 (15.87%) ETL
4 10 (15.87%) SOA
5 7 (11.11%) Migration
6 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.52%) EAI
6 6 (9.52%) Web Development
7 5 (7.94%) MVC
7 5 (7.94%) TDD
8 4 (6.35%) DevOps
8 4 (6.35%) Mobile Development
8 4 (6.35%) Project Management
8 4 (6.35%) Scrum
8 4 (6.35%) Security Operations
8 4 (6.35%) Service Design
8 4 (6.35%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.68%) SQL
2 24 (38.10%) Java
3 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.46%) Bash Shell
4 11 (17.46%) Jython
4 11 (17.46%) Korn
4 11 (17.46%) Python
5 9 (14.29%) C#
6 4 (6.35%) PHP
6 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.35%) VB
7 3 (4.76%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) CA Wily
2 3 (4.76%) Nagios
2 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) IBM
2 16 (25.40%) TIBCO
3 14 (22.22%) Axway
4 11 (17.46%) Oracle
5 3 (4.76%) Avaya
5 3 (4.76%) Genesys
5 3 (4.76%) KANA
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.59%) Apple