Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 16 October 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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 - 34
Rank change year-on-year - +34 -6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 9 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.62% - 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.23% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Slough median daily rate £400 - £350
10th Percentile £308 - £304
90th Percentile £404 - £446
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £488 £400
% change year-on-year -17.95% +21.88% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 Slough with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 88 69 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 25.66% 23.63% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 50 56
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £225 £312 £260
90th Percentile £550 £525 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -24.24% +164.00% -65.03%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Slough

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOAP in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Slough

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Slough over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Slough region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) REST
2 5 (55.56%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (55.56%) OO PHP
2 5 (55.56%) Sass
2 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Magento
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) LESS
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) NFS

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 5 (55.56%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Magento Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) REST
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Sass
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) LESS
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) CentOS
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
1 5 (55.56%) OO
1 5 (55.56%) OO PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (11.11%) Due Diligence
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) NFS
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Twitter
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (22.22%) Tekelec
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Sandvine
3 1 (11.11%) SAP