Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 26 July 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.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 50 78
Rank change year-on-year +9 +28 -2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 106 67 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.97% 3.36% 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.18% 13.96% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 27
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £365 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.00% +17.65% +18.55%
10th Percentile £251 £338 £313
90th Percentile £440 £549 £570
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £11.93 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -70.18% - -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 655 480 603
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 30.69% 24.10% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 261 349
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £390 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% +8.15% -3.57%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £250
90th Percentile £525 £510 £463
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.67% +44.23% +62.81%
10th Percentile £16.85 £15.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.05 £45.10 £40.75
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +14.29% -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Buckinghamshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Buckinghamshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Buckinghamshire

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Buckinghamshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Milton Keynes +3 72 £361 -15.00% 1
High Wycombe +4 5 £370 -26.00% 1
Marlow -2 1 £600 -
Amersham - 1 - -
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 83 (78.30%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (69.81%) Java
3 68 (64.15%) REST
4 60 (56.60%) Git (software)
5 57 (53.77%) Jenkins
6 48 (45.28%) Web Services
6 48 (45.28%) Test Automation
7 47 (44.34%) Finance
7 47 (44.34%) TDD
8 43 (40.57%) SQL
8 43 (40.57%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (37.74%) Mobile App
10 37 (34.91%) JIRA
11 36 (33.96%) QA
12 35 (33.02%) Banking
13 30 (28.30%) Node.js
13 30 (28.30%) Scrum
14 27 (25.47%) Internet
15 25 (23.58%) Selenium
16 23 (21.70%) SDLC
17 22 (20.75%) JavaScript
18 21 (19.81%) Spring
18 21 (19.81%) HTML
19 20 (18.87%) RESTful
20 19 (17.92%) XML
21 18 (16.98%) Python
21 18 (16.98%) Cucumber
22 17 (16.04%) AngularJS
23 16 (15.09%) IBM
24 15 (14.15%) JSON

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (4.72%) Confluence
1 5 (4.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.77%) JBoss
3 3 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.89%) Alfresco
4 2 (1.89%) Apache
4 2 (1.89%) CMS
4 2 (1.89%) Drupal
4 2 (1.89%) Liferay
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.89%) WildFly
5 1 (0.94%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.21%) OpenShift
2 10 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.72%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.47%) Internet
2 3 (2.83%) LDAP
3 1 (0.94%) HTTP
3 1 (0.94%) Intranet
3 1 (0.94%) LAN
3 1 (0.94%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.94%) SSL
3 1 (0.94%) VoIP
3 1 (0.94%) WAN
3 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.49%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.77%) Redis
4 3 (2.83%) MySQL
4 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.89%) Big Data
5 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.94%) DB2
6 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 60 (56.60%) Git (software)
2 57 (53.77%) Jenkins
3 37 (34.91%) JIRA
4 25 (23.58%) Selenium
5 18 (16.98%) Cucumber
6 15 (14.15%) Protractor
7 13 (12.26%) Calabash
8 11 (10.38%) GitLab
9 9 (8.49%) Karma Test Runner
9 9 (8.49%) Mocha
10 8 (7.55%) WebDriver
11 7 (6.60%) SoapUI
12 5 (4.72%) Appium
12 5 (4.72%) Jasmine
12 5 (4.72%) JUnit
12 5 (4.72%) Maven
13 4 (3.77%) Bitbucket
13 4 (3.77%) Eclipse
13 4 (3.77%) JMeter
13 4 (3.77%) LoadRunner
General
1 47 (44.34%) Finance
2 35 (33.02%) Banking
3 12 (11.32%) Corporate Banking
3 12 (11.32%) Retail
4 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.83%) Marketing
6 2 (1.89%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (49.06%) Developer
2 37 (34.91%) Tester
3 32 (30.19%) Automation Tester
4 22 (20.75%) Java Developer
5 19 (17.92%) QA Tester
6 15 (14.15%) QA Automation Tester
7 10 (9.43%) Android Developer
8 9 (8.49%) iOS Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) Java Automation Tester
10 4 (3.77%) QA Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) QA Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Automation Tester
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Tester
10 4 (3.77%) Web Tester
11 3 (2.83%) Agile Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Salesforce Tester
11 3 (2.83%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (64.15%) REST
2 48 (45.28%) Web Services
3 30 (28.30%) Node.js
4 21 (19.81%) HTML
4 21 (19.81%) Spring
5 20 (18.87%) RESTful
6 19 (17.92%) XML
7 17 (16.04%) AngularJS
8 15 (14.15%) JSON
9 14 (13.21%) Java EE
10 13 (12.26%) HTML5
10 13 (12.26%) Spring Boot
10 13 (12.26%) WSDL
11 11 (10.38%) .NET
12 10 (9.43%) Android SDK
12 10 (9.43%) XSLT
13 9 (8.49%) Chai
14 6 (5.66%) Material Design
15 5 (4.72%) CSS
15 5 (4.72%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 40 (37.74%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.83%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (2.83%) User Experience
3 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.89%) Fintech
3 2 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.94%) Clustering
4 1 (0.94%) CMDB
4 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.94%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.21%) Android
2 13 (12.26%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.66%) Windows
4 5 (4.72%) Linux
5 4 (3.77%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.89%) AIX
6 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.89%) Solaris
6 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.89%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (78.30%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (45.28%) Test Automation
3 47 (44.34%) TDD
4 43 (40.57%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (28.30%) Scrum
6 23 (21.70%) SDLC
7 14 (13.21%) Open Source
8 10 (9.43%) Android Development
8 10 (9.43%) Workflow
9 9 (8.49%) iOS Development
9 9 (8.49%) Microservices
10 8 (7.55%) API Development
10 8 (7.55%) BDD
10 8 (7.55%) Build Automation
10 8 (7.55%) Dependency Management
10 8 (7.55%) Functional Testing
10 8 (7.55%) QA Automation
10 8 (7.55%) SOA
11 7 (6.60%) OO
11 7 (6.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (69.81%) Java
2 43 (40.57%) SQL
3 22 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.98%) Python
5 13 (12.26%) Ruby
5 13 (12.26%) VB
6 11 (10.38%) Apple Swift
7 8 (7.55%) C#
8 6 (5.66%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.89%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.89%) PHP
9 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.94%) Jython
10 1 (0.94%) Korn
10 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (1.89%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.94%) ISEB
2 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (33.96%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Docker
2 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (0.94%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 16 (15.09%) IBM
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle
2 7 (6.60%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.66%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.77%) Apple
4 4 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.89%) OpenText
6 1 (0.94%) Apigee
6 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.94%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.94%) Perforce
6 1 (0.94%) Remedy
6 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.94%) TEOCO
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