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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 64 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.47% 1.20% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.65% 4.69% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£368 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
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
151 192 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.79% 25.53% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 106 103
Average daily rate £388 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 21 (70.00%) Web Services
2 18 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 17 (56.67%) J2EE
4 16 (53.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (43.33%) Java
5 13 (43.33%) LDAP
6 11 (36.67%) DTS
6 11 (36.67%) UNIX
6 11 (36.67%) Windows
6 11 (36.67%) Linux
6 11 (36.67%) Change Management
7 10 (33.33%) SQL
8 9 (30.00%) Finance
9 7 (23.33%) Python
10 6 (20.00%) IBM
10 6 (20.00%) XML
10 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
11 5 (16.67%) BDD
11 5 (16.67%) WebDriver
11 5 (16.67%) CA Wily
11 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
11 5 (16.67%) JSON
11 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (16.67%) High Availability
11 5 (16.67%) PhantomJS
11 5 (16.67%) JDBC
11 5 (16.67%) C#
11 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 5 (16.67%) SSL
11 5 (16.67%) HTTP

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (53.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) LDAP
2 5 (16.67%) HTTP
2 5 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) DTS
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (16.67%) PhantomJS
2 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.67%) Introscope
2 5 (16.67%) Selenium
2 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (13.33%) JMeter
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.33%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Deployment Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) Web Services
2 17 (56.67%) J2EE
3 6 (20.00%) XML
4 5 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (16.67%) JDBC
4 5 (16.67%) JNDI
4 5 (16.67%) JSON
5 3 (10.00%) RESTful
6 2 (6.67%) REST
6 2 (6.67%) .NET
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.33%) Spring
7 1 (3.33%) XSLT
7 1 (3.33%) Java SE
7 1 (3.33%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) AS400
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) UNIX
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
1 11 (36.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Change Management
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (16.67%) BDD
2 5 (16.67%) High Availability
3 4 (13.33%) Use Case
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) Python
4 5 (16.67%) Jython
4 5 (16.67%) Korn
4 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) Remedy
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