Period
to 25 November 2017

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 November 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 53 80
Rank change year-on-year -2 +27 +21
Contract jobs citing SOAP 63 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.61% 2.91% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.17% 12.98% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 13
Milton Keynes median daily rate £350 £469 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.33% +25.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £295 £365 £308
90th Percentile £459 £577 £453
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £365 £488 £350
% change year-on-year -25.13% +39.29% -2.78%
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 564 285 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 32.30% 22.39% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 150 215
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.31% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £263 £265
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £375 £371
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.01% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £24.00 £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +257.14% -14.06%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.50 £36.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year -27.40% +76.97% +26.61%

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 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 47 (74.60%) Java
2 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (63.49%) REST
4 39 (61.90%) Jenkins
5 37 (58.73%) Git (software)
6 27 (42.86%) TDD
7 24 (38.10%) Test Automation
7 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (38.10%) Web Services
8 21 (33.33%) SQL
8 21 (33.33%) Finance
9 20 (31.75%) Banking
10 19 (30.16%) JIRA
11 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 17 (26.98%) Selenium
12 17 (26.98%) Cucumber
13 16 (25.40%) Spring
13 16 (25.40%) Internet
14 15 (23.81%) XML
14 15 (23.81%) QA
14 15 (23.81%) RESTful
14 15 (23.81%) Node.js
14 15 (23.81%) Mobile App
15 14 (22.22%) Apple iOS
15 14 (22.22%) Android
15 14 (22.22%) Scrum
15 14 (22.22%) WSDL
16 13 (20.63%) Java EE
16 13 (20.63%) AngularJS
16 13 (20.63%) Docker

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 10 (15.87%) Confluence
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.17%) Alfresco
3 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) Drupal
3 2 (3.17%) Liferay
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Sauce Labs
2 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.52%) OpenShift
4 3 (4.76%) npm
4 3 (4.76%) PaaS
5 1 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) Intranet
2 2 (3.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Redis
2 6 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.76%) Big Data
4 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.59%) DB2
5 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.59%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 39 (61.90%) Jenkins
2 37 (58.73%) Git (software)
3 19 (30.16%) JIRA
4 17 (26.98%) Cucumber
4 17 (26.98%) Selenium
5 11 (17.46%) Appium
6 10 (15.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (15.87%) Bitbucket
6 10 (15.87%) WebDriver
7 9 (14.29%) Maven
7 9 (14.29%) Protractor
8 7 (11.11%) Eclipse
9 6 (9.52%) GitLab
10 5 (7.94%) Calabash
10 5 (7.94%) Jasmine
11 4 (6.35%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (6.35%) Mocha
12 3 (4.76%) PhantomJS
12 3 (4.76%) SonarQube
12 3 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 20 (31.75%) Banking
3 9 (14.29%) Retail
4 6 (9.52%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Developer
2 21 (33.33%) Tester
3 20 (31.75%) Automation Tester
4 16 (25.40%) Java Developer
5 10 (15.87%) QA Automation Tester
5 10 (15.87%) QA Tester
6 7 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
7 6 (9.52%) Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Automation Tester
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Tester
9 4 (6.35%) Android Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Business Process Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) iOS Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Process Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (6.35%) Senior QA Tester
10 3 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 2 (3.17%) Business Developer
11 2 (3.17%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (63.49%) REST
2 24 (38.10%) Web Services
3 16 (25.40%) Spring
4 15 (23.81%) Node.js
4 15 (23.81%) RESTful
4 15 (23.81%) XML
5 14 (22.22%) WSDL
6 13 (20.63%) AngularJS
6 13 (20.63%) Java EE
7 12 (19.05%) JSON
8 11 (17.46%) HTML
8 11 (17.46%) Spring Boot
9 6 (9.52%) HTML5
9 6 (9.52%) J2EE
10 5 (7.94%) jQuery
11 4 (6.35%) Android SDK
11 4 (6.35%) Chai
12 3 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (4.76%) CSS3
12 3 (4.76%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Android
1 14 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 12 (19.05%) Windows
3 10 (15.87%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.17%) AIX
4 2 (3.17%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Solaris
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) TDD
3 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (38.10%) Test Automation
4 14 (22.22%) Scrum
5 12 (19.05%) Open Source
6 11 (17.46%) BDD
7 10 (15.87%) Microservices
7 10 (15.87%) SDLC
8 9 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 8 (12.70%) CRM
10 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (7.94%) API Development
12 5 (7.94%) BPR
12 5 (7.94%) ERP
12 5 (7.94%) Process Improvement
12 5 (7.94%) Process Management
13 4 (6.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (74.60%) Java
2 21 (33.33%) SQL
3 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.05%) Apple Swift
5 6 (9.52%) C#
6 5 (7.94%) Ruby
7 4 (6.35%) Python
8 2 (3.17%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) ISEB
1 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.81%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Consul
1 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.76%) Mesos
2 2 (3.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) IBM
2 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.76%) HP
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) OpenText
4 2 (3.17%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.59%) Apigee
5 1 (1.59%) Apple
5 1 (1.59%) Informatica
5 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.59%) Nuxeo
5 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.59%) WSO2