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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 60 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 8 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 1.17% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.67% 5.88% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 8
Median daily rate £350 £428 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% -6.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
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
141 187 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.90% 19.94% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 135 134
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £284 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 3
Median hourly rate £18.75 £28.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.03% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.10 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £55.55 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 21 (67.74%) Web Services
2 17 (54.84%) SoapUI
2 17 (54.84%) REST
3 14 (45.16%) Java
4 12 (38.71%) Finance
4 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (35.48%) XML
6 10 (32.26%) SOA
7 9 (29.03%) C#
8 8 (25.81%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (25.81%) .NET
8 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
8 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
8 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
9 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Selenium
9 7 (22.58%) JSON
9 7 (22.58%) Oracle
9 7 (22.58%) OO
9 7 (22.58%) JBoss
9 7 (22.58%) Functional Testing
9 7 (22.58%) SDLC
10 6 (19.35%) Business Activity Monitoring
10 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (19.35%) Unix
10 6 (19.35%) SQL
10 6 (19.35%) OOD
10 6 (19.35%) B2B
10 6 (19.35%) Use Case

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 8 (25.81%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (22.58%) JBoss
3 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) PuTTY
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.23%) Hazelcast
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Redis
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) SoapUI
2 7 (22.58%) Selenium
2 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (19.35%) MSTest
4 5 (16.13%) WebDriver
5 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
5 4 (12.90%) JUnit
6 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
6 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
6 3 (9.68%) Maven
6 3 (9.68%) Subversion
7 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.45%) Mockito
7 2 (6.45%) Toad
8 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
8 1 (3.23%) JMeter
8 1 (3.23%) jMock
8 1 (3.23%) NetBeans
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
1 12 (38.71%) Test Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Integration Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Integration Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) SOA Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.45%) SOA Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Integration Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) Web Services
2 17 (54.84%) REST
3 11 (35.48%) XML
4 8 (25.81%) .NET
5 7 (22.58%) JSON
6 5 (16.13%) Spring
7 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
7 4 (12.90%) Java EE
8 3 (9.68%) J2EE
8 3 (9.68%) jQuery
9 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (6.45%) Apache Camel
9 2 (6.45%) Apache CXF
9 2 (6.45%) CSS
9 2 (6.45%) HTML
9 2 (6.45%) HTML5 Canvas
9 2 (6.45%) JPA
9 2 (6.45%) Middleware
9 2 (6.45%) Visualforce
9 2 (6.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) SOA
3 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
4 7 (22.58%) Functional Testing
4 7 (22.58%) OO
4 7 (22.58%) SDLC
4 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
5 6 (19.35%) B2B
5 6 (19.35%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 6 (19.35%) OOD
5 6 (19.35%) Use Case
6 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
6 5 (16.13%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (16.13%) TDD
7 4 (12.90%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
9 2 (6.45%) Migration
9 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Apex Code
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.45%) Capita
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat