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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 50 75 78
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 25 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.97% 1.23% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.20% 5.52% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 2
Median daily rate £450 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £385 £370
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 £34.50 £37.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +7.95%
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
205 308 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.35% 22.27% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 181 134
Median daily rate £365 £367 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.54% -2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £33.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +179.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 September 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 September 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 +24 24 £444 +37.59% 2
High Wycombe - 1 £510 -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 29 (48.33%) IBM
2 28 (46.67%) REST
3 24 (40.00%) SQL
3 24 (40.00%) Finance
4 22 (36.67%) TOGAF
4 22 (36.67%) Java
5 19 (31.67%) WebSphere
6 18 (30.00%) MQSeries
7 17 (28.33%) TIBCO
8 16 (26.67%) J2EE
9 15 (25.00%) Web Services
9 15 (25.00%) XML
9 15 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
9 15 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 15 (25.00%) SSL
9 15 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
9 15 (25.00%) Axway
10 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (21.67%) HTTP
11 12 (20.00%) Middleware
11 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 11 (18.33%) Oracle
13 10 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (16.67%) JDBC
13 10 (16.67%) Linux
13 10 (16.67%) Python
13 10 (16.67%) SOA
13 10 (16.67%) ETL
13 10 (16.67%) Clustering
13 10 (16.67%) Jython

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 19 (31.67%) WebSphere
2 18 (30.00%) MQSeries
3 10 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) SSL
2 13 (21.67%) HTTP
3 6 (10.00%) Firewall
3 6 (10.00%) LDAP
4 5 (8.33%) HTTPS
5 3 (5.00%) FTP
5 3 (5.00%) WinSCP
6 2 (3.33%) SMTP
6 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.67%) Introscope
2 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.67%) Selenium
2 4 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Architect
2 20 (33.33%) Integration Architect
3 18 (30.00%) Developer
4 10 (16.67%) TIBCO Architect
5 9 (15.00%) Administrator
5 9 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (15.00%) WebSphere Administrator
6 8 (13.33%) Data Architect
7 7 (11.67%) Middleware Architect
7 7 (11.67%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 5 (8.33%) Applications Architect
8 5 (8.33%) Data Integration Architect
8 5 (8.33%) Designer
8 5 (8.33%) TOGAF Architect
8 5 (8.33%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
9 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
10 3 (5.00%) iOS Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Team Leader
11 2 (3.33%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) REST
2 16 (26.67%) J2EE
3 15 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 15 (25.00%) Web Services
3 15 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (25.00%) XML
4 12 (20.00%) Middleware
5 10 (16.67%) JDBC
5 10 (16.67%) JNDI
6 8 (13.33%) IBM Integration Bus
6 8 (13.33%) JMS
6 8 (13.33%) jQuery
7 7 (11.67%) .NET
8 6 (10.00%) JSON
8 6 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (10.00%) XSD
9 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 5 (8.33%) CSS
9 5 (8.33%) HTML
9 5 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Clustering
2 9 (15.00%) DataPower
3 4 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.33%) IVR
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) Unix
3 5 (8.33%) Windows
4 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) TOGAF
2 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.67%) ETL
3 10 (16.67%) Garbage Collection
3 10 (16.67%) High Availability
3 10 (16.67%) SOA
4 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.00%) EAI
5 6 (10.00%) Migration
5 6 (10.00%) Scrum
6 5 (8.33%) TDD
7 4 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 4 (6.67%) Benchmarking
7 4 (6.67%) Kanban
7 4 (6.67%) MVC
7 4 (6.67%) Service Design
7 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.67%) Web Development
8 3 (5.00%) Data Architecture
8 3 (5.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) SQL
2 22 (36.67%) Java
3 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 10 (16.67%) Jython
4 10 (16.67%) Korn
4 10 (16.67%) Python
5 6 (10.00%) C#
6 3 (5.00%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.33%) VB
8 1 (1.67%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.67%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) CA Wily
2 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (48.33%) IBM
2 17 (28.33%) TIBCO
3 15 (25.00%) Axway
4 11 (18.33%) Oracle
5 4 (6.67%) Avaya
5 4 (6.67%) Genesys
5 4 (6.67%) KANA
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.67%) Apple