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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 57 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 16 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.87% 1.22% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.04% 5.67% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.64%
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
177 194 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.68% 21.56% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 122 91
Average daily rate £325 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 26 (54.17%) XML
2 23 (47.92%) SQL
3 20 (41.67%) Web Services
4 17 (35.42%) Finance
4 17 (35.42%) REST
5 15 (31.25%) Middleware
5 15 (31.25%) HTML
5 15 (31.25%) .NET
5 15 (31.25%) Oracle
6 14 (29.17%) SOA
7 13 (27.08%) LDAP
7 13 (27.08%) Banking
8 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (25.00%) CISSP
9 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
9 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (20.83%) Information Security
11 9 (18.75%) DB2 UDB
11 9 (18.75%) VB
11 9 (18.75%) DB2
11 9 (18.75%) MS Office
11 9 (18.75%) Project Management
11 9 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
12 8 (16.67%) Data Protection
12 8 (16.67%) HTTP
12 8 (16.67%) Degree
12 8 (16.67%) Security Management
12 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 8 (16.67%) Clustering

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.75%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) LDAP
2 8 (16.67%) HTTP
3 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 4 (8.33%) SSL
4 4 (8.33%) X.500
5 3 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) DB2
2 9 (18.75%) DB2 UDB
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.33%) Introscope
2 4 (8.33%) Selenium
2 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
2 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.08%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) ClearQuest
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Automotive
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Architect
2 14 (29.17%) Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (18.75%) Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Security Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Digital Architect
6 6 (12.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 6 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Systems Architect
7 5 (10.42%) Test Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Web Architect
8 4 (8.33%) iOS Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (6.25%) Security Architect
9 3 (6.25%) Java Architect
9 3 (6.25%) Tester
10 2 (4.17%) Consultant
10 2 (4.17%) Systems Tester
10 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Administrator
10 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) XML
2 20 (41.67%) Web Services
3 17 (35.42%) REST
4 15 (31.25%) HTML
4 15 (31.25%) .NET
4 15 (31.25%) Middleware
5 7 (14.58%) JSON
6 6 (12.50%) J2EE
7 4 (8.33%) JDBC
7 4 (8.33%) SAML
7 4 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (8.33%) DOM
7 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.33%) Spring
7 4 (8.33%) JNDI
8 3 (6.25%) Java EE
8 3 (6.25%) jBPM
8 3 (6.25%) XML Messaging
8 3 (6.25%) JSP
9 2 (4.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 8 (16.67%) Clustering
2 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.33%) User Experience
4 3 (6.25%) SCADA
4 3 (6.25%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) UNIX
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) SOA
2 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.83%) Information Security
4 9 (18.75%) Project Management
4 9 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
5 8 (16.67%) Security Management
5 8 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 7 (14.58%) EAI
7 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (8.33%) UML
8 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.33%) ETL
8 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 4 (8.33%) BDD
8 4 (8.33%) High Availability
8 4 (8.33%) Garbage Collection
8 4 (8.33%) iOS Development
9 3 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) SQL
2 9 (18.75%) VB
2 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 6 (12.50%) C#
3 6 (12.50%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) Python
4 4 (8.33%) Jython
4 4 (8.33%) Korn
4 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.25%) VBScript
6 2 (4.17%) XQuery
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) CISSP
2 8 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) CISM
3 3 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (6.25%) ISEB
4 2 (4.17%) CISMP
4 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.08%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) IBM
3 4 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 4 (8.33%) Akamai
4 3 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (4.17%) Adobe
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Compaq
6 1 (2.08%) Apple
6 1 (2.08%) webMethods
6 1 (2.08%) Terracotta