Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 31 39
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 -15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.15% 0.70% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 2.67% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Slough median daily rate £313 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.88% +33.33% +1.69%
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £488 £394
% change year-on-year -12.82% +23.81% -7.35%
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 92 75 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 26.36% 26.13% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 51 49
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £225 £313 £261
90th Percentile £550 £525 £451
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -13.51%

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Tekelec
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Migration

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 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (25.00%) Due Diligence
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (50.00%) Tekelec
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Sandvine
2 1 (25.00%) SAP