The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 15 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.40% 2.47% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 9.09% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +3.52%
SOAP
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
26 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 28.57% 27.16% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 5
Median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £463 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Belfast region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) REST

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OOD
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Scala
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle