The first table below looks at the demand for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Belfast region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 20 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.00% 1.71% 3.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.27% 3.20% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 125 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 44.00% 53.42% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 89 9
Average daily rate £375 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SOAP
County Antrim

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) Telerik
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) StarTeam
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Telerik