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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 60 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 16 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.62% 0.47% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.92% 2.55% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.08%
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
202 157 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.47% 18.49% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 106 106
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 31 (72.09%) XML
2 20 (46.51%) HTML
3 17 (39.53%) Finance
4 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.88%) SQL
5 13 (30.23%) Oracle
5 13 (30.23%) Web Services
5 13 (30.23%) Banking
6 12 (27.91%) LDAP
6 12 (27.91%) SOA
7 11 (25.58%) C#
7 11 (25.58%) .NET
7 11 (25.58%) JSON
7 11 (25.58%) REST
8 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
8 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
9 9 (20.93%) Project Management
9 9 (20.93%) CISSP
9 9 (20.93%) Middleware
9 9 (20.93%) VB
9 9 (20.93%) MS Office
9 9 (20.93%) DB2
9 9 (20.93%) Selenium
9 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
9 9 (20.93%) DB2 UDB
9 9 (20.93%) BDD
9 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
9 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
9 9 (20.93%) Technical Analysis
10 8 (18.60%) Cucumber

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.93%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) LDAP
2 7 (16.28%) HTTP
3 3 (6.98%) SSL
3 3 (6.98%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) DB2
1 9 (20.93%) DB2 UDB
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
2 9 (20.93%) Selenium
3 8 (18.60%) WebDriver
3 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
3 8 (18.60%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) ClearQuest
6 1 (2.33%) Subversion
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Automotive
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Test Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Security Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (13.95%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Digital Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.30%) iOS Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Web Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Java Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Administrator
8 3 (6.98%) Tester
8 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Administrator
9 2 (4.65%) Systems Tester
9 2 (4.65%) Applications Tester
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) SOA Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (72.09%) XML
2 20 (46.51%) HTML
3 13 (30.23%) Web Services
4 11 (25.58%) JSON
4 11 (25.58%) REST
4 11 (25.58%) .NET
5 9 (20.93%) Middleware
6 5 (11.63%) J2EE
7 4 (9.30%) DOM
7 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
7 4 (9.30%) Spring
8 3 (6.98%) JNDI
8 3 (6.98%) Java EE
8 3 (6.98%) jBPM
8 3 (6.98%) XML Messaging
8 3 (6.98%) SAML
8 3 (6.98%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (6.98%) JDBC
8 3 (6.98%) JSP
9 2 (4.65%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.30%) User Experience
4 3 (6.98%) Biometrics
4 3 (6.98%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) DTV
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) SOA
3 9 (20.93%) Project Management
3 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
3 9 (20.93%) BDD
3 9 (20.93%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (18.60%) Data Protection
4 8 (18.60%) Security Management
5 7 (16.28%) TDD
5 7 (16.28%) Information Security
6 5 (11.63%) EAI
7 4 (9.30%) Scrum
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (9.30%) iOS Development
8 3 (6.98%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.98%) System Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.98%) Service Management
8 3 (6.98%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) C#
3 9 (20.93%) VB
3 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
4 6 (13.95%) Java
5 3 (6.98%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) Jython
5 3 (6.98%) Korn
5 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.98%) VBScript
6 2 (4.65%) XQuery
7 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) CISSP
2 6 (13.95%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) ISEB
4 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Compaq
4 1 (2.33%) Apple
4 1 (2.33%) webMethods
4 1 (2.33%) Terracotta
4 1 (2.33%) SAP