Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 25 June 2018 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 54 43
Rank change year-on-year -18 -11 +22
Contract jobs citing SOAP 37 58 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.41% 3.91% 3.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.31% 15.55% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 27
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £361 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.57% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £373 £250 £320
90th Percentile £575 £436 £613
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £440 £365 £500
% change year-on-year +20.55% -27.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 506 373 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 33.01% 25.17% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 178 185
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £263
90th Percentile £561 £488 £566
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £55.00 - £15.00
10th Percentile £52.50 - £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 - £16.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £44.25 £21.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +105.81% -42.67% +44.23%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Milton Keynes

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Milton Keynes

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 32 (86.49%) REST
2 27 (72.97%) Web Services
3 25 (67.57%) Java
4 22 (59.46%) SQL
4 22 (59.46%) Jenkins
5 21 (56.76%) Git (software)
6 19 (51.35%) JIRA
7 15 (40.54%) XML
7 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (37.84%) Python
8 14 (37.84%) JSON
8 14 (37.84%) Open Source
8 14 (37.84%) Confluence
8 14 (37.84%) OpenShift
9 13 (35.14%) TDD
9 13 (35.14%) Ruby
10 12 (32.43%) MongoDB
10 12 (32.43%) Redis
10 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
10 12 (32.43%) RESTful
10 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
11 11 (29.73%) Internet
11 11 (29.73%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (29.73%) Swagger
11 11 (29.73%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (27.03%) Mobile App
12 10 (27.03%) QA
13 9 (24.32%) Spring
13 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 14 (37.84%) Confluence
2 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) OpenShift
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.81%) Sauce Labs
4 3 (8.11%) npm
4 3 (8.11%) PaaS
5 2 (5.41%) IaaS
6 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) MongoDB
1 12 (32.43%) Redis
2 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
3 8 (21.62%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (21.62%) MySQL
3 8 (21.62%) NuoDB
3 8 (21.62%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.41%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.41%) Impala
4 2 (5.41%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.70%) HBase
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (59.46%) Jenkins
2 21 (56.76%) Git (software)
3 19 (51.35%) JIRA
4 8 (21.62%) Selenium
5 7 (18.92%) Cucumber
6 5 (13.51%) Appium
6 5 (13.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (13.51%) Bitbucket
6 5 (13.51%) Maven
6 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
7 4 (10.81%) Calabash
7 4 (10.81%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (10.81%) Mocha
8 3 (8.11%) GitLab
8 3 (8.11%) Protractor
9 2 (5.41%) NWDI
10 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
10 1 (2.70%) MSI
10 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Automation Tester
2 10 (27.03%) Tester
3 9 (24.32%) QA Automation Tester
3 9 (24.32%) QA Tester
4 8 (21.62%) Java Automation Tester
5 6 (16.22%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Python Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (8.11%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) Integration Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (5.41%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (86.49%) REST
2 27 (72.97%) Web Services
3 15 (40.54%) XML
4 14 (37.84%) JSON
5 12 (32.43%) RESTful
6 11 (29.73%) Swagger
7 9 (24.32%) Spring
7 9 (24.32%) Spring Boot
8 8 (21.62%) LAMP
8 8 (21.62%) LAPP Stack
8 8 (21.62%) RAML
8 8 (21.62%) YAML
9 6 (16.22%) Apache Camel
9 6 (16.22%) Spring Integration
10 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
10 5 (13.51%) Middleware
10 5 (13.51%) Node.js
10 5 (13.51%) Spring MVC
11 4 (10.81%) Chai
11 4 (10.81%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (27.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) Android
3 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Open Source
3 13 (35.14%) TDD
4 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
5 11 (29.73%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (24.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (21.62%) SDLC
8 7 (18.92%) Microservices
9 6 (16.22%) MVC
10 5 (13.51%) Scrum
11 4 (10.81%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
11 4 (10.81%) QA Automation
12 3 (8.11%) Build Automation
12 3 (8.11%) Dependency Management
12 3 (8.11%) DevOps
12 3 (8.11%) OO
12 3 (8.11%) Workflow
13 2 (5.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) Java
2 22 (59.46%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) Python
4 13 (35.14%) Ruby
5 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
6 5 (13.51%) Apple Swift
6 5 (13.51%) Java 8
6 5 (13.51%) VB
7 4 (10.81%) ABAP
8 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.41%) C#
9 2 (5.41%) Scala
9 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.70%) Groovy
10 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) IBM
2 4 (10.81%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) WSO2