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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 47 24 68
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +44
Contract jobs citing SOAP 12 45 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.00% 6.53% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.08% 23.56% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 2
Median daily rate £525 £425 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +24.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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
119 191 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.83% 27.72% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 100 108
Median daily rate £350 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 2017, 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 23 (69.70%) Java
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 12 (36.36%) REST
5 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 11 (33.33%) Scrum
5 11 (33.33%) IBM
6 10 (30.30%) XML
6 10 (30.30%) J2EE
7 9 (27.27%) Oracle
7 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 9 (27.27%) Web Services
8 7 (21.21%) ETL
8 7 (21.21%) Linux
8 7 (21.21%) TDD
8 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
9 6 (18.18%) Spring
9 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
9 6 (18.18%) Unix
10 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (15.15%) JMS
10 5 (15.15%) HTML
10 5 (15.15%) WSDL
10 5 (15.15%) Middleware
10 5 (15.15%) Firewall
10 5 (15.15%) Retail
10 5 (15.15%) Kanban
11 4 (12.12%) jQuery
11 4 (12.12%) CA Wily

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 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 4 (12.12%) LDAP
2 4 (12.12%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) Intranet
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.12%) Selenium
3 4 (12.12%) SoapUI
4 3 (9.09%) Introscope
5 2 (6.06%) Android Studio
5 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.06%) Gradle
6 1 (3.03%) Grunt
6 1 (3.03%) gulp
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Maven
6 1 (3.03%) Mockito
6 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Architect
2 11 (33.33%) Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Integration Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Web Architect
5 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Data Integration Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Android Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.06%) iOS Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Web Applications Architect
7 2 (6.06%) XML Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Angular Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) REST
2 10 (30.30%) J2EE
2 10 (30.30%) XML
3 9 (27.27%) Web Services
4 6 (18.18%) Spring
5 5 (15.15%) HTML
5 5 (15.15%) JMS
5 5 (15.15%) Middleware
5 5 (15.15%) WSDL
6 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
6 4 (12.12%) JDBC
6 4 (12.12%) JNDI
6 4 (12.12%) jQuery
6 4 (12.12%) Node.js
6 4 (12.12%) React
6 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.09%) CSS3
7 3 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
1 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) IVR
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) DataPower
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (33.33%) Scrum
3 7 (21.21%) ETL
3 7 (21.21%) TDD
4 5 (15.15%) Kanban
5 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Benchmarking
5 4 (12.12%) EAI
5 4 (12.12%) Garbage Collection
5 4 (12.12%) SOA
5 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
6 3 (9.09%) CRM
6 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.09%) High Availability
6 3 (9.09%) Mobile Development
6 3 (9.09%) OO
6 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.06%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.12%) Jython
4 4 (12.12%) Korn
4 4 (12.12%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) ActionScript
5 2 (6.06%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (6.06%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) XPath
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) CA Wily
1 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) IBM
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) Avaya
3 4 (12.12%) Genesys
3 4 (12.12%) KANA
3 4 (12.12%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.03%) Apple