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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 41 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 25 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.34% 3.48% 3.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.43% 15.09% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 2
Median daily rate £388 £450 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +31.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £324 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
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
162 212 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.63% 23.07% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 126 100
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £278 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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
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 2 May 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.59%) Java
3 32 (43.24%) Finance
4 30 (40.54%) .NET
5 28 (37.84%) SQL
5 28 (37.84%) SQL Server
6 26 (35.14%) C#
6 26 (35.14%) XML
7 25 (33.78%) Banking
7 25 (33.78%) REST
8 23 (31.08%) WebSphere
9 22 (29.73%) IBM
10 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
11 19 (25.68%) HTML
11 19 (25.68%) SOA
12 18 (24.32%) TDD
13 17 (22.97%) DevOps
14 16 (21.62%) Android
14 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
15 15 (20.27%) SMTP
15 15 (20.27%) Oracle
15 15 (20.27%) Unix
15 15 (20.27%) High Availability
15 15 (20.27%) Android SDK
15 15 (20.27%) Android Development
16 14 (18.92%) HTML5
17 13 (17.57%) CSS
17 13 (17.57%) Eclipse
17 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
17 13 (17.57%) AngularJS

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 23 (31.08%) WebSphere
2 12 (16.22%) IIS
3 11 (14.86%) Apache
4 6 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.41%) JBoss
5 4 (5.41%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (6.76%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) SMTP
2 12 (16.22%) LDAP
3 10 (13.51%) HTTP
4 9 (12.16%) SSL
5 8 (10.81%) Internet
6 7 (9.46%) Firewall
7 4 (5.41%) iSCSI
7 4 (5.41%) NAS
7 4 (5.41%) SAN
8 3 (4.05%) HTTPS
8 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.70%) Intranet
10 1 (1.35%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) DB2
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Eclipse
2 11 (14.86%) Android Studio
3 6 (8.11%) Introscope
4 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (43.24%) Finance
2 25 (33.78%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (66.22%) Developer
2 16 (21.62%) Android Developer
3 14 (18.92%) Architect
4 9 (12.16%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Designer
5 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce Architect
5 6 (8.11%) Java Android Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Administrator
6 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.76%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (5.41%) iOS Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.05%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (4.05%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (40.54%) .NET
2 26 (35.14%) XML
3 25 (33.78%) REST
4 19 (25.68%) HTML
5 15 (20.27%) Android SDK
6 14 (18.92%) HTML5
7 13 (17.57%) AngularJS
7 13 (17.57%) CSS
8 12 (16.22%) jQuery
8 12 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (14.86%) J2EE
9 11 (14.86%) Laravel
9 11 (14.86%) Web Services
10 10 (13.51%) JSON
10 10 (13.51%) WCF
11 9 (12.16%) Middleware
11 9 (12.16%) WSDL
12 8 (10.81%) .NET Framework
12 8 (10.81%) WebSphere MQ
13 7 (9.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Mobile App
2 10 (13.51%) Clustering
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.76%) DataPower
4 4 (5.41%) Blockchain
4 4 (5.41%) Cryptocurrency
4 4 (5.41%) User Experience
5 3 (4.05%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.70%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.35%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.35%) CESG
7 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) Android
2 15 (20.27%) Unix
3 11 (14.86%) zOS
4 7 (9.46%) Windows
5 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.68%) SOA
3 18 (24.32%) TDD
4 17 (22.97%) DevOps
5 15 (20.27%) Android Development
5 15 (20.27%) High Availability
6 11 (14.86%) Project Management
6 11 (14.86%) Security Operations
6 11 (14.86%) Technical Analysis
6 11 (14.86%) Web Development
6 11 (14.86%) Workflow
7 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.46%) Scrum
9 6 (8.11%) Garbage Collection
9 6 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (6.76%) BDD
10 5 (6.76%) CRM
10 5 (6.76%) Migration
10 5 (6.76%) Service Design
10 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.59%) Java
2 28 (37.84%) SQL
3 26 (35.14%) C#
4 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.86%) PHP
5 11 (14.86%) PowerShell
5 11 (14.86%) VB
6 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.11%) Jython
6 6 (8.11%) Korn
6 6 (8.11%) Python
7 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) CCNA
4 1 (1.35%) CCSP
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.35%) MCP
4 1 (1.35%) MCSE
4 1 (1.35%) MCTS
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) CA Wily
2 4 (5.41%) OpenView
2 4 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) IBM
2 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.27%) Oracle
4 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.76%) HP
6 4 (5.41%) StorageTek
6 4 (5.41%) Sun
6 4 (5.41%) VMware
7 1 (1.35%) Adobe
7 1 (1.35%) Compaq
7 1 (1.35%) Terracotta
7 1 (1.35%) webMethods