Period
to 18 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 45 54
Rank change year-on-year -28 +9 +20
Contract jobs citing SOAP 34 83 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.32% 4.95% 2.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.54% 15.84% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 20
Milton Keynes median daily rate £419 £350 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.64% -18.84% +15.00%
10th Percentile £379 £250 £346
90th Percentile £453 £446 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £350 £500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -30.00% +37.93%
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 451 524 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 30.74% 31.23% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 225 154
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +55.17% -20.00% +39.42%

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 31 (91.18%) REST
2 30 (88.24%) Web Services
3 24 (70.59%) SQL
3 24 (70.59%) Jenkins
3 24 (70.59%) Git (software)
3 24 (70.59%) JIRA
4 20 (58.82%) JSON
4 20 (58.82%) Python
5 19 (55.88%) Java
5 19 (55.88%) XML
5 19 (55.88%) Ruby
6 18 (52.94%) Confluence
7 17 (50.00%) Open Source
8 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (44.12%) Bash Shell
10 14 (41.18%) RESTful
10 14 (41.18%) Tomcat
10 14 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (38.24%) OpenShift
11 13 (38.24%) Ansible
11 13 (38.24%) IBM
11 13 (38.24%) Redis
12 12 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (35.29%) MongoDB
12 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (35.29%) Linux
13 11 (32.35%) Internet
13 11 (32.35%) YAML
13 11 (32.35%) QA
13 11 (32.35%) NoSQL

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 18 (52.94%) Confluence
2 14 (41.18%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) OpenShift
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.82%) Sauce Labs
3 2 (5.88%) iPaaS
3 2 (5.88%) PaaS
4 1 (2.94%) IaaS
4 1 (2.94%) npm
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) Redis
2 12 (35.29%) MongoDB
3 11 (32.35%) NoSQL
4 10 (29.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (29.41%) MySQL
4 10 (29.41%) NuoDB
4 10 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (70.59%) Git (software)
1 24 (70.59%) Jenkins
1 24 (70.59%) JIRA
2 8 (23.53%) Selenium
3 7 (20.59%) Cucumber
4 5 (14.71%) Calabash
5 4 (11.76%) Appium
5 4 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (11.76%) Bitbucket
5 4 (11.76%) Maven
5 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.88%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.94%) git-flow
7 1 (2.94%) GitLab
7 1 (2.94%) Introscope
7 1 (2.94%) Mocha
7 1 (2.94%) MSI
7 1 (2.94%) Protractor
7 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.65%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Automation Tester
1 10 (29.41%) Tester
2 9 (26.47%) QA Automation Tester
2 9 (26.47%) QA Tester
3 8 (23.53%) Java Automation Tester
4 7 (20.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Python Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Integration Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Administrator
9 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) REST
2 30 (88.24%) Web Services
3 20 (58.82%) JSON
4 19 (55.88%) XML
5 14 (41.18%) RESTful
6 11 (32.35%) RAML
6 11 (32.35%) Swagger
6 11 (32.35%) YAML
7 10 (29.41%) LAMP
7 10 (29.41%) LAPP Stack
8 8 (23.53%) Middleware
9 5 (14.71%) Spring
9 5 (14.71%) Spring Boot
10 4 (11.76%) Apache Camel
10 4 (11.76%) Node.js
10 4 (11.76%) Spring Integration
10 4 (11.76%) Spring MVC
11 3 (8.82%) .NET
12 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
12 2 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 9 (26.47%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Android
3 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Open Source
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (29.41%) TDD
5 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 8 (23.53%) DevOps
6 8 (23.53%) SDLC
7 7 (20.59%) Microservices
8 6 (17.65%) Functional Testing
9 4 (11.76%) MVC
9 4 (11.76%) QA Automation
10 3 (8.82%) API Development
10 3 (8.82%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 2 (5.88%) API Design
11 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
11 2 (5.88%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 2 (5.88%) Scrum
11 2 (5.88%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 20 (58.82%) Python
3 19 (55.88%) Java
3 19 (55.88%) Ruby
4 15 (44.12%) Bash Shell
5 6 (17.65%) VB
6 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.76%) Apple Swift
8 3 (8.82%) Java 8
9 2 (5.88%) Groovy
10 1 (2.94%) C#
10 1 (2.94%) Jython
10 1 (2.94%) Korn
10 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.94%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) IBM
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft