The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 76 90 74
Rank change year-on-year +14 -16  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 24 32 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.31% 1.30% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.27% 7.36% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 36
Median daily rate £413 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £238 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £49.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +12.24% +53.12%  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 330 435 611
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 18.01% 17.71% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 266 365
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +70.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SOAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Berkshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOAP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Berkshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Berkshire

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Berkshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 8 £425 -5.55% 5
Newbury - 2 £325 - 1
Bracknell +1 1 £110 -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 24 (53.33%) Java
1 24 (53.33%) REST
2 21 (46.67%) SQL
3 19 (42.22%) Web Services
4 16 (35.56%) SoapUI
5 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (26.67%) XML
7 11 (24.44%) SOA
8 10 (22.22%) OO
8 10 (22.22%) J2EE
9 9 (20.00%) .NET
9 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (20.00%) Linux
9 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 9 (20.00%) Middleware
9 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 9 (20.00%) Selenium
9 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 8 (17.78%) WebDriver
10 8 (17.78%) Diameter Protocol
10 8 (17.78%) C#
10 8 (17.78%) Oracle
11 7 (15.56%) CSS
11 7 (15.56%) Scrum
11 7 (15.56%) SDLC
12 6 (13.33%) DevOps
12 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
12 6 (13.33%) Spring
12 6 (13.33%) LDAP
12 6 (13.33%) Apache

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (13.33%) Apache
2 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (8.89%) JBoss
4 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.22%) Anypoint
6 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.22%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Force.com
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Diameter Protocol
2 6 (13.33%) LDAP
3 5 (11.11%) INAP
4 4 (8.89%) HTTP
4 4 (8.89%) SMPP
5 3 (6.67%) 3G
5 3 (6.67%) 4G
5 3 (6.67%) IMAP
5 3 (6.67%) SIGTRAN
5 3 (6.67%) SMTP
5 3 (6.67%) SNMP
6 2 (4.44%) Intelligent Network
6 2 (4.44%) LTE
6 2 (4.44%) MVNO
6 2 (4.44%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (4.44%) SMS
6 2 (4.44%) SS7
6 2 (4.44%) VoLTE
7 1 (2.22%) Telnet
7 1 (2.22%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.44%) Data Mart
4 2 (4.44%) GIS
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) DataStax
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) SoapUI
2 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.00%) Selenium
3 8 (17.78%) WebDriver
4 5 (11.11%) Maven
5 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.89%) MSTest
5 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.67%) Bitbucket
6 3 (6.67%) JIRA
6 3 (6.67%) JMeter
7 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.22%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.22%) JUnit
7 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.22%) Mockito
7 1 (2.22%) NUnit
7 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Architect
3 9 (20.00%) Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Tester
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Design Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.67%) Messaging Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Software Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.44%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) REST
2 19 (42.22%) Web Services
3 12 (26.67%) XML
4 10 (22.22%) J2EE
5 9 (20.00%) .NET
5 9 (20.00%) Middleware
6 7 (15.56%) CSS
7 6 (13.33%) Spring
8 5 (11.11%) JSON
8 5 (11.11%) SPML
9 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
9 4 (8.89%) Java EE
9 4 (8.89%) JMS
9 4 (8.89%) SAML
9 4 (8.89%) WCF
10 3 (6.67%) EJB
10 3 (6.67%) HTML
10 3 (6.67%) JSP
10 3 (6.67%) Servlets
10 3 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) SOA
3 10 (22.22%) OO
4 7 (15.56%) Scrum
4 7 (15.56%) SDLC
5 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 6 (13.33%) DevOps
6 5 (11.11%) Microservices
6 5 (11.11%) TDD
6 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 5 (11.11%) Validation
7 4 (8.89%) BDD
7 4 (8.89%) Service Design
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.67%) Front End Development
8 3 (6.67%) Open Source
8 3 (6.67%) Pair Programming
8 3 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) Java
2 21 (46.67%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) C#
5 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.67%) Perl
6 3 (6.67%) Python
6 3 (6.67%) Scala
7 2 (4.44%) BeanShell
7 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) SOQL
8 1 (2.22%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Kibana
1 3 (6.67%) logstash
2 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.22%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (2.22%) Netcool
3 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) IBM
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.67%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) Nokia
3 3 (6.67%) Pega
3 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.44%) Capita
4 2 (4.44%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.22%) Amdocs
5 1 (2.22%) Apigee
5 1 (2.22%) Cramer
5 1 (2.22%) Informatica
5 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.22%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (2.22%) Remedy
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