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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 32 52
Rank change year-on-year -26 +20  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 14 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.86% 5.35% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.66% 20.81% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 9
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £350 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £575 £657
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £49.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -5.61% +53.12%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 145 197 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 19.31% 25.72% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 119 105
Median daily rate £365 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing SOAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 21 (70.00%) Java
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) TDD
3 15 (50.00%) REST
4 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
6 12 (40.00%) SQL
6 12 (40.00%) Web Services
7 11 (36.67%) Scrum
8 10 (33.33%) Mobile App
9 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
9 9 (30.00%) Finance
10 7 (23.33%) HTML
11 6 (20.00%) Oracle
11 6 (20.00%) XML
11 6 (20.00%) Python
11 6 (20.00%) Java EE
11 6 (20.00%) Banking
11 6 (20.00%) Spring
11 6 (20.00%) SDLC
12 5 (16.67%) Android Development
12 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 5 (16.67%) JIRA
12 5 (16.67%) Android
12 5 (16.67%) HTML5
12 5 (16.67%) OO
12 5 (16.67%) SOA
12 5 (16.67%) CSS
12 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 5 (16.67%) WSDL

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 3 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) Intranet
2 2 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.67%) JIRA
4 4 (13.33%) Calabash
5 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (10.00%) Gradle
6 2 (6.67%) Android Studio
6 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.67%) JUnit
6 2 (6.67%) Maven
6 2 (6.67%) Selenium
6 2 (6.67%) SonarQube
6 2 (6.67%) Subversion
7 1 (3.33%) GitLab
7 1 (3.33%) Grunt
7 1 (3.33%) gulp
7 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
7 1 (3.33%) JProfiler
7 1 (3.33%) Mockito
7 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.67%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Android Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Architect
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) CRM Developer
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) REST
2 12 (40.00%) Web Services
3 7 (23.33%) HTML
4 6 (20.00%) Java EE
4 6 (20.00%) Spring
4 6 (20.00%) XML
5 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (16.67%) CSS
5 5 (16.67%) HTML5
5 5 (16.67%) Middleware
5 5 (16.67%) WSDL
6 4 (13.33%) CSS3
6 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 4 (13.33%) JPA
6 4 (13.33%) XSLT
7 3 (10.00%) Android SDK
7 3 (10.00%) J2EE
7 3 (10.00%) Material Design
7 3 (10.00%) Spring Boot
8 2 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) DataPower
4 1 (3.33%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) TDD
3 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (36.67%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) SDLC
6 5 (16.67%) Android Development
6 5 (16.67%) OO
6 5 (16.67%) SOA
7 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.00%) BDD
8 3 (10.00%) CRM
8 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (10.00%) Mobile Development
9 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.67%) EAI
9 2 (6.67%) ETL
9 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
9 2 (6.67%) MVC
9 2 (6.67%) QA Automation
9 2 (6.67%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.33%) Ruby
5 4 (13.33%) VB
6 2 (6.67%) Apple Swift
6 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) Jython
6 2 (6.67%) Korn
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) ActionScript
7 1 (3.33%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (3.33%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.33%) Apple
4 1 (3.33%) Perforce
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
VASSIT Services Ltd
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