Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 58 51
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 +13
Contract jobs citing SOAP 21 61 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.70% 3.43% 3.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.93% 10.45% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 23
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £343 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.74% -29.74% +23.81%
10th Percentile £244 £301 £400
90th Percentile £591 £477 £583
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £350 £488
% change year-on-year +28.57% -28.21% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £26.65 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 - -

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 354 584 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.59% 32.81% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 264 149
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £287
90th Percentile £686 £525 £553
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £26.65 £24.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.04% -52.00% +257.14%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £30.83 £26.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +16.32% -27.40% +124.62%

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 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 15 (71.43%) Web Services
1 15 (71.43%) REST
2 12 (57.14%) XML
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) Java
3 11 (52.38%) Python
3 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
4 10 (47.62%) DevOps
4 10 (47.62%) JIRA
4 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
5 9 (42.86%) JSON
5 9 (42.86%) Open Source
5 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
6 8 (38.10%) Confluence
7 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 7 (33.33%) Ruby
8 6 (28.57%) Banking
8 6 (28.57%) Node.js
8 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
8 6 (28.57%) RESTful
8 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (28.57%) Ansible
9 5 (23.81%) OpenShift
9 5 (23.81%) HTML
9 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 5 (23.81%) IBM
9 5 (23.81%) Middleware
9 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration

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 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 8 (38.10%) Confluence
3 4 (19.05%) IIS
3 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.76%) Apache
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) OpenShift
2 3 (14.29%) iPaaS
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Boomi
3 1 (4.76%) npm
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (14.29%) Redis
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) NuoDB
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
2 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 10 (47.62%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) Appium
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.76%) Calabash
4 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.76%) git-flow
4 1 (4.76%) GitLab
4 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.76%) Introscope
4 1 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (4.76%) Mocha
4 1 (4.76%) MSI
4 1 (4.76%) Protractor
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 3 (14.29%) Junior
2 3 (14.29%) Junior DevOps
2 3 (14.29%) Junior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) REST
1 15 (71.43%) Web Services
2 12 (57.14%) XML
3 9 (42.86%) JSON
4 6 (28.57%) Node.js
4 6 (28.57%) RESTful
5 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 5 (23.81%) Middleware
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) HTML5
6 3 (14.29%) LDAP
6 3 (14.29%) RAML
6 3 (14.29%) Swagger
6 3 (14.29%) YAML
7 2 (9.52%) LAMP
7 2 (9.52%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (9.52%) OAuth
7 2 (9.52%) OAuth2
7 2 (9.52%) OpenID
7 2 (9.52%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 3 (14.29%) Robotics
1 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) DevOps
3 9 (42.86%) Open Source
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) Microservices
6 4 (19.05%) Workflow
7 3 (14.29%) API Development
7 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (14.29%) Personalization
7 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) ERP
8 2 (9.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) Python
3 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (33.33%) Ruby
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.52%) VB
7 1 (4.76%) Apple Swift
7 1 (4.76%) C#
7 1 (4.76%) Groovy
7 1 (4.76%) Jython
7 1 (4.76%) Korn
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) CA Wily
2 1 (4.76%) HP ALM
2 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Dell
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft