The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 21 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 50 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.07% 0.25% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.51% 1.22% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 2
Average daily rate £425 £341 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £338 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £344 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -1.53%
SOAP
Buckinghamshire

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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
204 164 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.85% 20.81% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 100 93
Average daily rate £355 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Milton Keynes region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 34 (50.00%) Finance
2 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (35.29%) Java
4 22 (32.35%) C#
4 22 (32.35%) XML
5 21 (30.88%) .NET
5 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
6 20 (29.41%) Banking
6 20 (29.41%) WebSphere
7 19 (27.94%) TDD
7 19 (27.94%) SQL
8 18 (26.47%) IBM
8 18 (26.47%) High Availability
9 17 (25.00%) REST
9 17 (25.00%) J2EE
9 17 (25.00%) Oracle
10 16 (23.53%) HTML
10 16 (23.53%) Web Services
10 16 (23.53%) HTTP
10 16 (23.53%) Clustering
11 14 (20.59%) SOA
11 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
12 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
12 13 (19.12%) SSL
12 13 (19.12%) Android
12 13 (19.12%) Android SDK
13 12 (17.65%) Android Development
13 12 (17.65%) Bash Shell
13 12 (17.65%) Korn
13 12 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 20 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 12 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (7.35%) Apache
3 5 (7.35%) IIS
4 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.94%) JBoss
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (7.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) HTTP
2 13 (19.12%) SSL
3 9 (13.24%) SMTP
4 8 (11.76%) Firewall
4 8 (11.76%) Internet
5 6 (8.82%) LDAP
6 4 (5.88%) HTTPS
6 4 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 4 (5.88%) NAS
6 4 (5.88%) SAN
6 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.94%) Intranet
8 1 (1.47%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.35%) DB2
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Eclipse
2 9 (13.24%) Android Studio
2 9 (13.24%) Introscope
3 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.35%) Selenium
5 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.88%) SpecFlow
5 4 (5.88%) VersionOne
5 4 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 34 (50.00%) Finance
2 20 (29.41%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (47.06%) Developer
2 13 (19.12%) Android Developer
3 12 (17.65%) Architect
4 11 (16.18%) Administrator
4 11 (16.18%) WebSphere Administrator
5 9 (13.24%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 7 (10.29%) Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.35%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce Architect
8 5 (7.35%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Designer
9 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (5.88%) iOS Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
10 3 (4.41%) Manual Test Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.35%) XML
2 21 (30.88%) .NET
3 17 (25.00%) J2EE
3 17 (25.00%) REST
4 16 (23.53%) HTML
4 16 (23.53%) Web Services
5 13 (19.12%) Android SDK
6 12 (17.65%) JDBC
6 12 (17.65%) JNDI
6 12 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (14.71%) JSON
8 9 (13.24%) Middleware
8 9 (13.24%) WCF
9 7 (10.29%) WSDL
9 7 (10.29%) XSLT
10 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.82%) HTML5
11 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
11 5 (7.35%) jQuery
11 5 (7.35%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Clustering
2 11 (16.18%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.88%) Blockchain
3 4 (5.88%) Cryptocurrency
3 4 (5.88%) User Experience
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.94%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.94%) DataPower
6 1 (1.47%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.47%) CESG
6 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Android
2 10 (14.71%) Unix
3 8 (11.76%) Windows
4 5 (7.35%) zOS
5 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) TDD
3 18 (26.47%) High Availability
4 14 (20.59%) SOA
5 12 (17.65%) Android Development
6 11 (16.18%) Garbage Collection
7 10 (14.71%) DevOps
8 9 (13.24%) BDD
9 7 (10.29%) Scrum
9 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
10 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (7.35%) Project Management
11 5 (7.35%) Security Operations
11 5 (7.35%) Technical Analysis
11 5 (7.35%) UML
11 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
11 5 (7.35%) Web Development
11 5 (7.35%) Workflow
12 4 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) Java
2 22 (32.35%) C#
3 19 (27.94%) SQL
4 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 12 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 12 (17.65%) Jython
5 12 (17.65%) Korn
5 12 (17.65%) Python
6 5 (7.35%) PHP
6 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.35%) VB
7 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) CCNA
4 1 (1.47%) CCSP
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.47%) MCP
4 1 (1.47%) MCSE
4 1 (1.47%) MCTS
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) CA Wily
2 4 (5.88%) OpenView
2 4 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) IBM
2 17 (25.00%) Oracle
3 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.35%) HP
6 4 (5.88%) StorageTek
6 4 (5.88%) Sun
6 4 (5.88%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) Adobe
7 1 (1.47%) Compaq
7 1 (1.47%) SAP
7 1 (1.47%) Terracotta
7 1 (1.47%) webMethods
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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