Period
to 21 February 2019

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 6 months to 21 February 2019 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.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 81 114
Rank change year-on-year -57 +33 +3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 45 95 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.06% 2.36% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.24% 9.75% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 55 24
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +32.89% +7.50%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £302
90th Percentile £575 £595 £526
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -22.22% - -

SOAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,062 974 830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.12% 24.22% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 562 497
Berkshire median daily rate £445 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £313 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 20
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.75 £33.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.42% -29.79% +6.21%
10th Percentile £18.73 £8.00 £14.73
90th Percentile £47.88 £47.50 £50.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Berkshire

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 14 £475 +35.71% 4
Bracknell -22 11 - - 2
Newbury +7 4 £300 - 1
Maidenhead +4 3 £365 - 3
Slough -13 1 - - 1
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) REST
3 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
3 17 (37.78%) Java
3 17 (37.78%) SQL
4 16 (35.56%) XML
5 15 (33.33%) .NET
6 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
6 13 (28.89%) JSON
6 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
7 12 (26.67%) Node.js
7 12 (26.67%) SSL
7 12 (26.67%) C#
8 11 (24.44%) HTML
8 11 (24.44%) Web Services
8 11 (24.44%) IaaS
8 11 (24.44%) PaaS
9 10 (22.22%) RESTful
9 10 (22.22%) HTML5
9 10 (22.22%) Mobile App
9 10 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (22.22%) Python
9 10 (22.22%) Windows
9 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 9 (20.00%) CentOS
10 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (20.00%) jQuery
10 9 (20.00%) Speech Recognition
10 9 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence

SOAP
Co-occurring 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 9 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.22%) Sitefinity
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) BusinessWare
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (24.44%) IaaS
2 11 (24.44%) PaaS
3 9 (20.00%) Apigee
4 2 (4.44%) SaaS
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle CX
5 1 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) SSL
2 9 (20.00%) Skype
3 8 (17.78%) 3G
3 8 (17.78%) 4G
3 8 (17.78%) Diameter Protocol
4 7 (15.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.22%) DHCP
5 1 (2.22%) DNS
5 1 (2.22%) FTP
5 1 (2.22%) HTTP
5 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.22%) INAP
5 1 (2.22%) LTE
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security
5 1 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.22%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (2.22%) SSH
5 1 (2.22%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) DB2
2 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Mocha
2 2 (4.44%) Moq
2 2 (4.44%) NUnit
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) AnthillPro
3 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Hudson
3 1 (2.22%) JMeter
3 1 (2.22%) JUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Software Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) SQL Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Azure Developer
5 7 (15.56%) HTML Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Architect
8 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Senior SQL Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Design Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Integration Architect
10 1 (2.22%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) REST
2 16 (35.56%) XML
3 15 (33.33%) .NET
4 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
4 13 (28.89%) JSON
5 12 (26.67%) Node.js
6 11 (24.44%) HTML
6 11 (24.44%) Web Services
7 10 (22.22%) HTML5
7 10 (22.22%) RESTful
8 9 (20.00%) jQuery
8 9 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
8 9 (20.00%) React
8 9 (20.00%) SignalR
8 9 (20.00%) WebSockets
9 8 (17.78%) LDAP
10 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (8.89%) Middleware
11 3 (6.67%) XSLT
12 2 (4.44%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) DataPower
3 2 (4.44%) EPoS
3 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) CentOS
2 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (20.00%) Analytics
3 9 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 9 (20.00%) Conversational UI
3 9 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 9 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 9 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 9 (20.00%) Sentiment Analysis
3 9 (20.00%) Speech Recognition
4 8 (17.78%) Collaborative Working
4 8 (17.78%) Scrum
4 8 (17.78%) Service Management
5 7 (15.56%) MVC
6 6 (13.33%) Migration
6 6 (13.33%) TDD
7 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.89%) API Development
8 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
8 4 (8.89%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) Java
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 12 (26.67%) C#
3 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 10 (22.22%) Python
4 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.00%) R
5 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) Groovy
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) HP ALM
2 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 8 (17.78%) HP
4 7 (15.56%) Nokia
5 6 (13.33%) IBM
5 6 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (13.33%) SAP
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle
6 3 (6.67%) Telerik
7 2 (4.44%) Vitria
8 1 (2.22%) Ariba
8 1 (2.22%) Concur
8 1 (2.22%) hybris