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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 66 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 20 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.67% 2.85% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.72% 12.60% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £295 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £687 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
259 246 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.58% 22.59% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 144 109
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
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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 -12 18 £450 +25.52% 3
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (75.00%) Web Services
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (50.00%) REST
4 11 (45.83%) Middleware
5 9 (37.50%) Oracle
6 8 (33.33%) .NET
6 8 (33.33%) SOA
6 8 (33.33%) Clustering
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 6 (25.00%) HTTPS
8 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (25.00%) Finance
8 6 (25.00%) EAI
8 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (25.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.83%) XML
9 5 (20.83%) J2EE
10 4 (16.67%) MySQL
10 4 (16.67%) JDBC
10 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (16.67%) C#
10 4 (16.67%) Python
10 4 (16.67%) ETL
10 4 (16.67%) HTTP
10 4 (16.67%) Windows
10 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 4 (16.67%) Introscope
10 4 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.67%) HTTP
2 4 (16.67%) SSL
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) LDAP
4 2 (8.33%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Introscope
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Automotive
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Digital Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Web Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) QA Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) Web Services
2 12 (50.00%) REST
3 11 (45.83%) Middleware
4 8 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) XML
5 5 (20.83%) J2EE
6 4 (16.67%) JDBC
6 4 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (16.67%) JNDI
7 3 (12.50%) HTML
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.33%) XSD
8 2 (8.33%) SAML
8 2 (8.33%) HTML5
9 1 (4.17%) RESTful
9 1 (4.17%) WCF
9 1 (4.17%) WPF
9 1 (4.17%) jQuery
9 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (4.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) SCADA
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) SOA
2 6 (25.00%) EAI
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) ETL
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 4 (16.67%) High Availability
4 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 3 (12.50%) SABSA
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (8.33%) UML
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Website Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) System Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) Python
2 4 (16.67%) Korn
2 4 (16.67%) Jython
2 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) XQuery
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) CISSP
2 3 (12.50%) CISM
3 2 (8.33%) CISMP
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) Akamai
4 2 (8.33%) Adobe