The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 61 62 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing SOAP 8 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 1.51% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.96% 5.70% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -5.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
202 263 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.75% 26.51% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 127 72
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 15 (60.00%) Web Services
2 14 (56.00%) XML
3 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (40.00%) Java
4 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 9 (36.00%) .NET
5 9 (36.00%) Scrum
6 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (32.00%) OO
7 7 (28.00%) HTML
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) CSS
7 7 (28.00%) SOA
7 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (28.00%) REST
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) JSON
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.00%) C#
9 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (20.00%) J2EE
9 5 (20.00%) MySQL
9 5 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) MVC
9 5 (20.00%) TDD
9 5 (20.00%) Subversion
9 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (20.00%) Ajax
9 5 (20.00%) WCF

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) Liferay
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) MySQL
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (16.00%) NUnit
4 3 (12.00%) Zephyr
4 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (12.00%) JMeter
4 3 (12.00%) JUnit
4 3 (12.00%) JIRA
5 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.00%) Maven
5 2 (8.00%) Ant
5 2 (8.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (8.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Programmer
4 3 (12.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Mobile Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) UI Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Release Manager
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Web Services
2 14 (56.00%) XML
3 9 (36.00%) .NET
4 7 (28.00%) CSS
4 7 (28.00%) HTML
4 7 (28.00%) REST
5 6 (24.00%) JSON
6 5 (20.00%) WCF
6 5 (20.00%) J2EE
6 5 (20.00%) CSS3
6 5 (20.00%) HTML5
6 5 (20.00%) Ajax
6 5 (20.00%) jQuery
7 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (16.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (16.00%) Spring
8 3 (12.00%) Sencha Touch
8 3 (12.00%) Struts
9 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
9 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (12.00%) Smartphone
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (8.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Android
1 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Debian
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Scrum
4 8 (32.00%) OO
5 7 (28.00%) SOA
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.00%) MVC
7 5 (20.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.00%) Android Development
7 5 (20.00%) iOS Development
8 4 (16.00%) Change Data Capture
8 4 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (16.00%) Software Architecture
8 4 (16.00%) UML
8 4 (16.00%) OOD
8 4 (16.00%) AOP
8 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
8 4 (16.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) VB6
6 1 (4.00%) PHP5
6 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
1 2 (8.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Sencha
3 2 (8.00%) Zend
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
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