Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 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
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 57 81
Rank change year-on-year +35 +24 -9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 20 10 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.57% 1.29% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.87% 5.88% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 2
Median daily rate £535 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.90% +31.25% -
10th Percentile £343 £325 £238
90th Percentile £594 £577 £583
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £535 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +1.90% - +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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 126 170 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 35.10% 21.99% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 114 174
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £313
90th Percentile £605 £544 £669
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £15.08 £30.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -51.09% +28.44%
Median hourly rate - £15.08 £36.75
% change year-on-year - -58.98% +53.13%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Milton Keynes

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SOAP in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for SOAP in Milton Keynes

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SOAP in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SOAP in Milton Keynes

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SOAP in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for SOAP in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 (75.00%) REST
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) SOA
4 10 (50.00%) ETL
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) Strategic Roadmap
5 9 (45.00%) IBM
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle
6 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
6 8 (40.00%) Data Governance
6 8 (40.00%) Big Data
7 7 (35.00%) Data Integration
7 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
7 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (30.00%) Web Services
8 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (30.00%) Microservices
8 6 (30.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 6 (30.00%) Backends for Frontends
9 5 (25.00%) DevOps
9 5 (25.00%) TIBCO
9 5 (25.00%) Middleware
10 4 (20.00%) Apple
10 4 (20.00%) JMeter
10 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (20.00%) Retail
10 4 (20.00%) CMS

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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Big Data
1 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (10.00%) QlikView
4 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Android Studio
1 4 (20.00%) Appium
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
1 4 (20.00%) JMeter
1 4 (20.00%) Postman
1 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) Hudson
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Architect
2 10 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (40.00%) Data Architect
4 5 (25.00%) Digital Architect
4 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce Architect
5 4 (20.00%) Developer
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Applications Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Automation Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Integration Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Middleware Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (5.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Integration Specialist
8 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Specialist
8 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Systems Integration Specialist
8 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) REST
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) Middleware
4 4 (20.00%) Android SDK
4 4 (20.00%) iOS SDK
4 4 (20.00%) JSON
4 4 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (5.00%) JMS
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Android
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) SOA
2 10 (50.00%) ETL
2 10 (50.00%) Strategic Roadmap
3 8 (40.00%) Data Governance
3 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (35.00%) Data Integration
4 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) Backends for Frontends
5 6 (30.00%) Microservices
5 6 (30.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (25.00%) DevOps
7 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (20.00%) Information Management
8 3 (15.00%) Analytics
8 3 (15.00%) QA Automation
8 3 (15.00%) Technology Roadmap
8 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Java 8
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) IBM
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 4 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) SAP