The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 46 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 19 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.42% 0.75% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.66% 3.24% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Median daily rate £361 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £456 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £41.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-22.68% +7.82%
SOAP
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
163 216 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.76% 23.08% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 161 89
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £519 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.61 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 19 (43.18%) Web Services
2 18 (40.91%) SoapUI
3 17 (38.64%) REST
3 17 (38.64%) XML
3 17 (38.64%) Java
4 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 13 (29.55%) Unix
5 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
6 12 (27.27%) C#
7 11 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (22.73%) JSON
8 10 (22.73%) Use Case
8 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (22.73%) Functional Testing
9 9 (20.45%) .NET
10 8 (18.18%) LDAP
10 8 (18.18%) SOA
10 8 (18.18%) Finance
10 8 (18.18%) SDLC
11 7 (15.91%) MSTest
11 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (15.91%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
11 7 (15.91%) B2B
11 7 (15.91%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
12 6 (13.64%) Selenium
12 6 (13.64%) SIGTRAN

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (15.91%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (9.09%) JBoss
3 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) OpenText Process Suite
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Boomi
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) LDAP
2 6 (13.64%) 3G
2 6 (13.64%) 4G
2 6 (13.64%) Diameter Protocol
2 6 (13.64%) INAP
2 6 (13.64%) LTE
2 6 (13.64%) MGW
2 6 (13.64%) SIGTRAN
3 5 (11.36%) HTTP
4 4 (9.09%) SSH
4 4 (9.09%) SSL
5 3 (6.82%) FTP
6 1 (2.27%) Firewall
6 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.27%) PuTTY
6 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) DB2
1 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
1 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) SoapUI
2 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (15.91%) MSTest
4 6 (13.64%) Selenium
4 6 (13.64%) SpecFlow
4 6 (13.64%) WebDriver
5 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
6 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 3 (6.82%) Appium
8 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.27%) JUnit
8 1 (2.27%) Maven
8 1 (2.27%) Subversion
8 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Back Office
3 4 (9.09%) Front Office
4 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Analyst
1 14 (31.82%) Test Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Mobile Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Integration Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Integration Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) BizTalk Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (4.55%) 4G Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) Web Services
2 17 (38.64%) REST
2 17 (38.64%) XML
3 10 (22.73%) JSON
4 9 (20.45%) .NET
5 6 (13.64%) SPML
6 5 (11.36%) Middleware
7 3 (6.82%) Gherkin
7 3 (6.82%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (6.82%) RESTful
7 3 (6.82%) Spring
8 2 (4.55%) JMS
9 1 (2.27%) Apache CXF
9 1 (2.27%) HTML
9 1 (2.27%) J2EE
9 1 (2.27%) JDBC
9 1 (2.27%) jQuery
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (2.27%) Visualforce
9 1 (2.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) DataPower
3 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Unix
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
2 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 10 (22.73%) Functional Testing
3 10 (22.73%) Use Case
4 8 (18.18%) SDLC
4 8 (18.18%) SOA
5 7 (15.91%) B2B
5 7 (15.91%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
5 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.64%) BDD
6 6 (13.64%) Change Management
6 6 (13.64%) High Availability
6 6 (13.64%) OO
6 6 (13.64%) OOD
6 6 (13.64%) Scrum
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.36%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) C#
3 5 (11.36%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.27%) C++
5 1 (2.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) HNC
2 4 (9.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SDET
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Nokia
2 4 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) CA
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Concur
4 1 (2.27%) Dell
4 1 (2.27%) F5
4 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) SmartCo