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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 45 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 21 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.03% 3.75% 3.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.38% 14.35% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 1
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.71%
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
157 209 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.62% 26.09% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 129 106
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 £238 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 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 27 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 36 (52.94%) Java
2 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (42.65%) Finance
4 26 (38.24%) C#
4 26 (38.24%) SQL
4 26 (38.24%) .NET
5 23 (33.82%) Banking
6 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
6 22 (32.35%) IBM
7 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
7 21 (30.88%) XML
8 20 (29.41%) HTML
8 20 (29.41%) WebSphere
9 19 (27.94%) REST
10 17 (25.00%) DevOps
11 16 (23.53%) Android
11 16 (23.53%) TDD
11 16 (23.53%) SOA
12 15 (22.06%) Android SDK
12 15 (22.06%) Android Development
12 15 (22.06%) High Availability
13 14 (20.59%) AngularJS
13 14 (20.59%) Mobile App
13 14 (20.59%) HTML5
13 14 (20.59%) CSS
14 13 (19.12%) Unix
14 13 (19.12%) Oracle
14 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
14 13 (19.12%) Eclipse
14 13 (19.12%) jQuery

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 20 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 12 (17.65%) IIS
3 11 (16.18%) Apache
4 6 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.88%) JBoss
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.18%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (7.35%) SaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) LDAP
1 11 (16.18%) SMTP
2 9 (13.24%) SSL
3 7 (10.29%) HTTP
4 4 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (2.94%) Intranet
6 1 (1.47%) Firewall
6 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) DB2
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Eclipse
2 11 (16.18%) Android Studio
3 4 (5.88%) Introscope
4 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (42.65%) Finance
2 23 (33.82%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (67.65%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) Android Developer
3 11 (16.18%) Architect
4 9 (13.24%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Designer
5 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Java Android Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Administrator
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.35%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.41%) iOS Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.41%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
9 2 (2.94%) Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.24%) .NET
2 21 (30.88%) XML
3 20 (29.41%) HTML
4 19 (27.94%) REST
5 15 (22.06%) Android SDK
6 14 (20.59%) AngularJS
6 14 (20.59%) CSS
6 14 (20.59%) HTML5
7 13 (19.12%) jQuery
8 12 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (16.18%) J2EE
9 11 (16.18%) Laravel
9 11 (16.18%) Web Services
10 9 (13.24%) WCF
11 8 (11.76%) Middleware
11 8 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (10.29%) WSDL
12 7 (10.29%) XSLT
13 6 (8.82%) JDBC
13 6 (8.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.82%) Clustering
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) DataPower
4 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.47%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.47%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.47%) Cryptocurrency
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Android
2 13 (19.12%) Unix
3 11 (16.18%) zOS
4 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) DevOps
3 16 (23.53%) SOA
3 16 (23.53%) TDD
4 15 (22.06%) Android Development
4 15 (22.06%) High Availability
5 12 (17.65%) Web Development
6 11 (16.18%) Project Management
6 11 (16.18%) Security Operations
6 11 (16.18%) Technical Analysis
6 11 (16.18%) Workflow
7 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.29%) Scrum
9 6 (8.82%) Garbage Collection
10 5 (7.35%) Mobile Development
10 5 (7.35%) MVC
10 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.88%) BDD
12 3 (4.41%) Front End Development
12 3 (4.41%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) Java
2 26 (38.24%) C#
2 26 (38.24%) SQL
3 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.18%) PHP
4 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
4 11 (16.18%) VB
5 6 (8.82%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.82%) Jython
5 6 (8.82%) Korn
5 6 (8.82%) Python
6 2 (2.94%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) IBM
2 13 (19.12%) Oracle
3 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.24%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.47%) Apple
5 1 (1.47%) Compaq
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Terracotta
5 1 (1.47%) webMethods