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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 67 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.39% 1.50% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 6.79% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£341 £438 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
167 162 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.58% 22.10% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 93 43
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 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 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) WSDL
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) XQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SOA Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) WSDL
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) XSD
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) JMS
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) XQuery
2 1 (20.00%) XAML
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft