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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 42 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 36 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.74% 2.66% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.95% 9.91% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 5
Median daily rate £500 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £320 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +3.52%
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
258 323 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.79% 26.85% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 182 173
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £430 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +113.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 0 17 £400 +6.66% 1
High Wycombe +7 5 £500 -
Marlow - 4 - - 1
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 36 (46.15%) Finance
2 33 (42.31%) REST
3 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (41.03%) Java
4 31 (39.74%) SQL
5 29 (37.18%) IBM
6 26 (33.33%) .NET
7 25 (32.05%) WebSphere
7 25 (32.05%) C#
8 20 (25.64%) SQL Server
8 20 (25.64%) XML
9 18 (23.08%) SOA
10 17 (21.79%) MQSeries
10 17 (21.79%) HTML
10 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
10 17 (21.79%) TOGAF
10 17 (21.79%) Middleware
11 16 (20.51%) DevOps
12 15 (19.23%) AngularJS
12 15 (19.23%) High Availability
12 15 (19.23%) Banking
12 15 (19.23%) CSS
13 14 (17.95%) Web Services
13 14 (17.95%) TIBCO
13 14 (17.95%) BusinessWorks
13 14 (17.95%) TDD
13 14 (17.95%) TIBCO EMS
13 14 (17.95%) Axway
13 14 (17.95%) SSL
13 14 (17.95%) jQuery

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 25 (32.05%) WebSphere
2 17 (21.79%) MQSeries
3 12 (15.38%) IIS
4 11 (14.10%) Apache
5 7 (8.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (5.13%) JBoss
7 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.10%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (17.95%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) SSL
2 11 (14.10%) LDAP
2 11 (14.10%) SMTP
3 10 (12.82%) HTTP
4 4 (5.13%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.85%) FTP
5 3 (3.85%) WinSCP
6 1 (1.28%) Firewall
6 1 (1.28%) Internet
6 1 (1.28%) Intranet
6 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) DB2
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Android Studio
1 8 (10.26%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.13%) Introscope
3 3 (3.85%) XMLSpy
4 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.28%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (46.15%) Finance
2 15 (19.23%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (57.69%) Developer
2 26 (33.33%) Architect
3 12 (15.38%) Android Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Integration Architect
4 10 (12.82%) TIBCO Architect
5 9 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (10.26%) Designer
7 7 (8.97%) Middleware Architect
8 6 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Administrator
8 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
9 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce Architect
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.41%) TOGAF Architect
9 5 (6.41%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
10 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.13%) Java Android Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Senior Architect
10 4 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.31%) REST
2 26 (33.33%) .NET
3 20 (25.64%) XML
4 17 (21.79%) HTML
4 17 (21.79%) Middleware
5 15 (19.23%) AngularJS
5 15 (19.23%) CSS
6 14 (17.95%) jQuery
6 14 (17.95%) TIBCO EMS
6 14 (17.95%) Web Services
7 13 (16.67%) HTML5
7 13 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (14.10%) Android SDK
9 11 (14.10%) Laravel
10 9 (11.54%) J2EE
11 8 (10.26%) IBM Integration Bus
11 8 (10.26%) JSON
12 7 (8.97%) JNDI
12 7 (8.97%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 9 (11.54%) DataPower
3 7 (8.97%) Clustering
4 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.28%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Unix
2 12 (15.38%) Android
3 11 (14.10%) zOS
4 4 (5.13%) Linux
4 4 (5.13%) Windows
5 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.08%) SOA
3 17 (21.79%) TOGAF
4 16 (20.51%) DevOps
5 15 (19.23%) High Availability
6 14 (17.95%) TDD
7 13 (16.67%) Web Development
8 11 (14.10%) Android Development
8 11 (14.10%) Project Management
8 11 (14.10%) Security Operations
8 11 (14.10%) Technical Analysis
8 11 (14.10%) Workflow
9 8 (10.26%) Mobile Development
10 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.97%) Garbage Collection
10 7 (8.97%) Migration
11 6 (7.69%) EAI
12 5 (6.41%) MVC
13 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (3.85%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.03%) Java
2 31 (39.74%) SQL
3 25 (32.05%) C#
4 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.10%) PHP
5 11 (14.10%) PowerShell
5 11 (14.10%) VB
6 7 (8.97%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.97%) Jython
6 7 (8.97%) Korn
6 7 (8.97%) Python
7 3 (3.85%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) ISEB
2 1 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) CA Wily
2 3 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (37.18%) IBM
2 14 (17.95%) Axway
2 14 (17.95%) TIBCO
3 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.26%) Oracle
4 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.28%) Apple
5 1 (1.28%) Compaq
5 1 (1.28%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) Terracotta
5 1 (1.28%) webMethods