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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 70 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.24% 0.54% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 2.12% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£328 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +26.02%
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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
141 189 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.15% 25.64% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 98 88
Average daily rate £398 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014, 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 20 (83.33%) Web Services
2 16 (66.67%) J2EE
2 16 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 15 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (50.00%) Java
5 11 (45.83%) LDAP
6 10 (41.67%) DTS
6 10 (41.67%) UNIX
6 10 (41.67%) Windows
6 10 (41.67%) Linux
6 10 (41.67%) Change Management
7 7 (29.17%) XML
7 7 (29.17%) Python
8 6 (25.00%) IBM
9 5 (20.83%) SSL
9 5 (20.83%) HTTP
9 5 (20.83%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (20.83%) JDBC
9 5 (20.83%) SQL
9 5 (20.83%) Introscope
9 5 (20.83%) Clustering
9 5 (20.83%) Jython
9 5 (20.83%) Korn
9 5 (20.83%) JNDI
9 5 (20.83%) CA Wily
9 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
9 5 (20.83%) JSON
9 5 (20.83%) High Availability
10 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (16.67%) Use Case

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 15 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) LDAP
2 5 (20.83%) SSL
2 5 (20.83%) HTTP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) DTS
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Introscope
2 1 (4.17%) JMeter
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.17%) ClearQuest
2 1 (4.17%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Deployment Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) Web Services
2 16 (66.67%) J2EE
3 7 (29.17%) XML
4 5 (20.83%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (20.83%) JDBC
4 5 (20.83%) JNDI
4 5 (20.83%) JSON
5 3 (12.50%) RESTful
6 2 (8.33%) REST
7 1 (4.17%) Spring
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.17%) Java SE
7 1 (4.17%) SWT
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.17%) WinForms
7 1 (4.17%) .NET
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.17%) HTML
7 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Clustering
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) AS400
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) UNIX
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (20.83%) High Availability
3 4 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) RUP
5 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) V-Model
5 1 (4.17%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Jython
3 5 (20.83%) Korn
3 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) XAML
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) Remedy