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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 48 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 26 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.85% 3.64% 3.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.32% 16.41% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.67% -19.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £328 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £355 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
211 195 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.16% 22.18% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 99 70
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 20 (68.97%) Web Services
2 15 (51.72%) Middleware
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
3 13 (44.83%) REST
4 11 (37.93%) SOA
5 10 (34.48%) Oracle
6 9 (31.03%) .NET
6 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (27.59%) Degree
7 8 (27.59%) Clustering
8 7 (24.14%) EAI
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 7 (24.14%) HTML
8 7 (24.14%) XML
8 7 (24.14%) Finance
9 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
9 6 (20.69%) LDAP
9 6 (20.69%) J2EE
9 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
9 6 (20.69%) HTTPS
10 5 (17.24%) CISSP
10 5 (17.24%) Windows
10 5 (17.24%) Information Security
11 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
11 4 (13.79%) JNDI
11 4 (13.79%) Korn
11 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (13.79%) High Availability
11 4 (13.79%) CA Wily

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (20.69%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (3.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.45%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
1 6 (20.69%) HTTPS
1 6 (20.69%) LDAP
2 4 (13.79%) HTTP
2 4 (13.79%) SSL
2 4 (13.79%) X.500
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 2 (6.90%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Introscope
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.45%) NUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Automotive
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Digital Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Systems Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Web Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Security Architect
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) Web Services
2 15 (51.72%) Middleware
3 13 (44.83%) REST
4 9 (31.03%) .NET
5 7 (24.14%) XML
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
6 6 (20.69%) J2EE
7 4 (13.79%) JDBC
7 4 (13.79%) SAML
7 4 (13.79%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (13.79%) JNDI
8 2 (6.90%) Ajax
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.90%) CSS
8 2 (6.90%) XSD
8 2 (6.90%) XSLT
8 2 (6.90%) JMS
8 2 (6.90%) WSDL
8 2 (6.90%) CSS3
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Clustering
2 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.34%) SCADA
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) SOA
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) EAI
4 5 (17.24%) Information Security
5 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
5 4 (13.79%) ETL
5 4 (13.79%) UML
5 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (13.79%) High Availability
6 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
6 3 (10.34%) SABSA
6 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture
6 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) Security Management
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) Python
2 4 (13.79%) Jython
2 4 (13.79%) Korn
2 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.34%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) VB
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) CISSP
3 3 (10.34%) CISM
4 2 (6.90%) CISMP
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 4 (13.79%) TIBCO
3 4 (13.79%) Akamai
4 2 (6.90%) Adobe
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