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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 45 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 27 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.14% 1.72% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.04% 7.98% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 1
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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 £36.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +45.83%
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
207 213 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.10% 21.56% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 126 83
Average daily rate £375 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £181 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 25 (64.10%) XML
2 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (30.77%) HTTP
3 12 (30.77%) WSDL
4 11 (28.21%) IBM
4 11 (28.21%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (28.21%) JMS
4 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
4 11 (28.21%) SoapUI
5 10 (25.64%) High Availability
5 10 (25.64%) Big Data
5 10 (25.64%) DataPower
5 10 (25.64%) Low Latency
5 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
5 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
5 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) WCF
6 9 (23.08%) HTML
6 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (20.51%) Java
7 8 (20.51%) XSD
7 8 (20.51%) Web Services
7 8 (20.51%) SOA
7 8 (20.51%) WebSphere
7 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
7 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
8 7 (17.95%) .NET
8 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 11 (28.21%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (20.51%) WebSphere
3 6 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.13%) CMS
5 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) Drupal
5 1 (2.56%) Liferay
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) HTTP
2 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) ISUP
3 1 (2.56%) 3G
3 1 (2.56%) SS7
3 1 (2.56%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.56%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (2.56%) GGSN
3 1 (2.56%) SGSN
3 1 (2.56%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (2.56%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.64%) Big Data
3 6 (15.38%) DB2
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) SoapUI
2 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.82%) Fiddler
4 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.13%) Zephyr
5 2 (5.13%) JIRA
5 2 (5.13%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.56%) Selenium
6 1 (2.56%) JMeter
6 1 (2.56%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (12.82%) Spanish Language
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Test Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Lead Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Lead Architect
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Functional Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Functional Test Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Solutions Designer
9 1 (2.56%) SAP Architect
9 1 (2.56%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) XML
2 12 (30.77%) WSDL
3 11 (28.21%) JMS
4 10 (25.64%) WCF
5 9 (23.08%) HTML
6 8 (20.51%) XSD
6 8 (20.51%) Web Services
7 7 (17.95%) .NET
7 7 (17.95%) REST
8 5 (12.82%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (12.82%) HTML5
9 4 (10.26%) RESTful
9 4 (10.26%) Middleware
10 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
10 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (5.13%) jQuery
12 1 (2.56%) JavaBeans
12 1 (2.56%) EJB
12 1 (2.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) DataPower
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.56%) AS400
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.56%) iSeries
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) High Availability
1 10 (25.64%) Low Latency
1 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) SOA
2 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
3 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
4 6 (15.38%) Analytics
5 5 (12.82%) OO
5 5 (12.82%) ERP
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
5 5 (12.82%) Service Management
5 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.82%) Data Management
5 5 (12.82%) Workflow
5 5 (12.82%) Software Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.51%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) C#
4 5 (12.82%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.13%) ISEB
6 1 (2.56%) PMP
6 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) IBM
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) SAP
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) Coremetrics
6 1 (2.56%) Endeca
Reading, Berkshire
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