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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 70 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.23% 0.68% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 2.94% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£318 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.69%
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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
136 170 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.69% 23.16% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 95 82
Average daily rate £395 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.29 £20.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% +73.91%
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 20 October 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 12 (70.59%) Web Services
2 10 (58.82%) J2EE
2 10 (58.82%) WebSphere
3 9 (52.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (41.18%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) IBM
5 6 (35.29%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (29.41%) Python
6 5 (29.41%) LDAP
6 5 (29.41%) JDBC
6 5 (29.41%) HTTP
6 5 (29.41%) SSL
6 5 (29.41%) JNDI
6 5 (29.41%) Introscope
6 5 (29.41%) Clustering
6 5 (29.41%) Jython
6 5 (29.41%) Korn
6 5 (29.41%) CA Wily
6 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
6 5 (29.41%) High Availability
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Change Management
7 4 (23.53%) Use Case
7 4 (23.53%) DTS
7 4 (23.53%) UNIX
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) SQL

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 10 (58.82%) WebSphere
2 9 (52.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LDAP
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
1 5 (29.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Introscope
2 1 (5.88%) JMeter
2 1 (5.88%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Deployment Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Web Services
2 10 (58.82%) J2EE
3 6 (35.29%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (29.41%) JNDI
4 5 (29.41%) JDBC
5 3 (17.65%) JSON
5 3 (17.65%) RESTful
6 2 (11.76%) Spring
6 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.88%) WinForms
7 1 (5.88%) XSLT
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.88%) HTML
7 1 (5.88%) .NET
7 1 (5.88%) jQuery
7 1 (5.88%) jBPM
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.88%) Java SE
7 1 (5.88%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) AS400
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) High Availability
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
2 4 (23.53%) Use Case
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) RUP
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) V-Model
4 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) Jython
2 5 (29.41%) Korn
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) XAML
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle