The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 22 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.50% 4.55% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.08%
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 Newbury region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
26 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 16.25% 13.64% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 13
Average daily rate £275 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Newbury region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) GPRS
2 3 (50.00%) GSM
2 3 (50.00%) UMTS
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) ISUP
2 3 (50.00%) INAP
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) 4G
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (50.00%) GPRS
2 3 (50.00%) GSM
2 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (50.00%) UMTS
2 3 (50.00%) ISUP
2 3 (50.00%) INAP
3 1 (16.67%) HSDPA
3 1 (16.67%) 2G
3 1 (16.67%) RNC
3 1 (16.67%) 3G
3 1 (16.67%) SS7
3 1 (16.67%) SMPP
3 1 (16.67%) LTE
3 1 (16.67%) 4G
3 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
3 1 (16.67%) SMS
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle