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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 43 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing SOAP 30 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.75% 2.92% 3.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.63% 12.74% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £500
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 £36.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +45.83%
SOAP
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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
205 212 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.59% 22.89% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 118 75
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £454 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 22 (52.38%) SQL
2 20 (47.62%) Web Services
2 20 (47.62%) XML
3 17 (40.48%) HTML
4 16 (38.10%) .NET
4 16 (38.10%) Oracle
5 15 (35.71%) Middleware
6 14 (33.33%) SOA
6 14 (33.33%) Finance
7 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
7 13 (30.95%) LDAP
7 13 (30.95%) REST
8 12 (28.57%) CISSP
9 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
10 10 (23.81%) Information Security
10 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (21.43%) Banking
11 9 (21.43%) DB2 UDB
11 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
11 9 (21.43%) Project Management
11 9 (21.43%) VB
11 9 (21.43%) DB2
11 9 (21.43%) MS Office
11 9 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
12 8 (19.05%) Security Management
12 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
12 8 (19.05%) Data Protection
12 8 (19.05%) Degree
12 8 (19.05%) Clustering
13 7 (16.67%) SLA

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.38%) Mule
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) LDAP
2 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 4 (9.52%) X.500
3 4 (9.52%) SSL
3 4 (9.52%) HTTP
4 3 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) DB2 UDB
2 9 (21.43%) DB2
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.52%) MySQL
4 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
1 4 (9.52%) Introscope
1 4 (9.52%) Selenium
1 4 (9.52%) SpecFlow
1 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
1 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) NUnit
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Automotive
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Architect
2 13 (30.95%) Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (21.43%) Security Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Digital Architect
6 6 (14.29%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 6 (14.29%) Developer
6 6 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) Systems Architect
8 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) Web Architect
9 3 (7.14%) Java Architect
9 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
9 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Consultant
10 2 (4.76%) Administrator
10 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Administrator
10 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Consultant
10 2 (4.76%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) Web Services
1 20 (47.62%) XML
2 17 (40.48%) HTML
3 16 (38.10%) .NET
4 15 (35.71%) Middleware
5 13 (30.95%) REST
6 6 (14.29%) J2EE
7 4 (9.52%) JDBC
7 4 (9.52%) SAML
7 4 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
7 4 (9.52%) Spring
7 4 (9.52%) JNDI
8 3 (7.14%) jBPM
8 3 (7.14%) Java EE
8 3 (7.14%) JSON
8 3 (7.14%) JSP
9 2 (4.76%) JMS
9 2 (4.76%) XSD
9 2 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
1 8 (19.05%) Clustering
2 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.14%) SCADA
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) UNIX
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) SOA
2 10 (23.81%) Information Security
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) Project Management
3 9 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (19.05%) Security Management
4 8 (19.05%) Data Protection
5 7 (16.67%) EAI
6 4 (9.52%) UML
6 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.52%) ETL
6 4 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.52%) Garbage Collection
6 4 (9.52%) High Availability
6 4 (9.52%) BDD
7 3 (7.14%) Security Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) SABSA
7 3 (7.14%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 9 (21.43%) VB
3 7 (16.67%) C#
4 6 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) Jython
5 4 (9.52%) Korn
5 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.14%) VBScript
7 2 (4.76%) XQuery
8 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) CISSP
2 8 (19.05%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) CISM
4 2 (4.76%) CISMP
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) TIBCO
3 4 (9.52%) IBM
3 4 (9.52%) Akamai
4 3 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (4.76%) Adobe