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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 55 44 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 23 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.54% 3.33% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.60% 14.63% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 9
Median daily rate £360 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.71%
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
217 205 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.00% 22.78% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 137 122
Median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

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
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 26 May 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 20 (47.62%) REST
2 19 (45.24%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) Web Services
3 18 (42.86%) XML
4 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
6 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 9 (21.43%) Unix
7 9 (21.43%) JSON
7 9 (21.43%) Selenium
7 9 (21.43%) Cucumber
8 8 (19.05%) Functional Testing
8 8 (19.05%) C#
8 8 (19.05%) LDAP
9 7 (16.67%) CSS
9 7 (16.67%) Spring
9 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 7 (16.67%) Gherkin
9 7 (16.67%) jQuery
9 7 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 6 (14.29%) LTE
10 6 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
10 6 (14.29%) BDD
10 6 (14.29%) High Availability
10 6 (14.29%) 4G
10 6 (14.29%) MGW
10 6 (14.29%) SPML

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 5 (11.90%) JBoss
2 4 (9.52%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.14%) Node.js
3 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.38%) Mule
4 1 (2.38%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Boomi
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) LDAP
2 6 (14.29%) 3G
2 6 (14.29%) 4G
2 6 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
2 6 (14.29%) INAP
2 6 (14.29%) LTE
2 6 (14.29%) MGW
2 6 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
3 5 (11.90%) HTTP
4 4 (9.52%) SSH
4 4 (9.52%) SSL
5 3 (7.14%) FTP
6 1 (2.38%) Firewall
6 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) MySQL
2 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) DB2
4 1 (2.38%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 9 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 9 (21.43%) Selenium
3 4 (9.52%) JUnit
3 4 (9.52%) Maven
3 4 (9.52%) SpecFlow
3 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.76%) Appium
5 2 (4.76%) Build Forge
5 2 (4.76%) JMeter
5 2 (4.76%) MSTest
6 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.38%) JBehave
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.38%) Subversion
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.29%) Back Office
2 4 (9.52%) Front Office
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Tester
4 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Mobile Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) PHP Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) REST
2 19 (45.24%) Web Services
3 18 (42.86%) XML
4 9 (21.43%) JSON
5 7 (16.67%) CSS
5 7 (16.67%) Gherkin
5 7 (16.67%) jQuery
5 7 (16.67%) Spring
6 6 (14.29%) SPML
7 5 (11.90%) HTML
7 5 (11.90%) Middleware
7 5 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (9.52%) .NET
8 4 (9.52%) JMS
9 3 (7.14%) Apache Commons
9 3 (7.14%) Grails
9 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.14%) HTML5
9 3 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.14%) DataPower
1 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Unix
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.05%) Functional Testing
3 7 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 6 (14.29%) BDD
4 6 (14.29%) Change Management
4 6 (14.29%) High Availability
5 5 (11.90%) MVC
5 5 (11.90%) Use Case
6 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.52%) Network Design
6 4 (9.52%) Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Scrum
6 4 (9.52%) TDD
6 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Java
2 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.05%) C#
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) PHP
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) Groovy
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) HNC
3 4 (9.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Nokia
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) ATG
3 3 (7.14%) CA
3 3 (7.14%) hybris
3 3 (7.14%) IBM
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Concur
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) F5
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) SmartCo
5 1 (2.38%) Zend