The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 38 34 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 10 39 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.03% 4.39% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.85% 16.81% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 9
Median daily rate £338 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £267 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £514 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+48.64% +15.62%

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
146 232 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.67% 26.10% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 157 119
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -65.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Cheshire region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +2 2 £375 -11.76% 1
Warrington -5 2 £503 +4.68% 1
Knutsford +12 1 £338 -
Northwich - 1 - -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 15 (78.95%) REST
2 12 (63.16%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) Web Services
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) Spring
5 9 (47.37%) XML
6 8 (42.11%) TDD
6 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
7 7 (36.84%) OO
8 6 (31.58%) JPA
9 5 (26.32%) Scrum
9 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
9 5 (26.32%) Java EE
9 5 (26.32%) J2EE
9 5 (26.32%) JUnit
9 5 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (21.05%) Finance
10 4 (21.05%) jQuery
11 3 (15.79%) GlassFish
11 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
11 3 (15.79%) Banking
11 3 (15.79%) JSON
11 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
11 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
11 3 (15.79%) Open Source
11 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
11 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
11 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
11 3 (15.79%) JBoss
11 3 (15.79%) RAD

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (15.79%) GlassFish
2 3 (15.79%) JBoss
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JUnit
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
3 2 (10.53%) JMeter
3 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
3 2 (10.53%) LoadUI
3 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
3 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Gradle
4 1 (5.26%) JProfiler
4 1 (5.26%) Log4j
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) Mockito
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Integration Developer
5 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Integration Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) REST
2 12 (63.16%) Web Services
3 10 (52.63%) Spring
4 9 (47.37%) XML
5 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
6 6 (31.58%) JPA
7 5 (26.32%) J2EE
7 5 (26.32%) Java EE
8 4 (21.05%) jQuery
9 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
9 3 (15.79%) JSON
9 3 (15.79%) Spring Boot
9 3 (15.79%) Struts
10 2 (10.53%) Ajax
10 2 (10.53%) EJB
10 2 (10.53%) HTML
10 2 (10.53%) JSTL
10 2 (10.53%) Middleware
10 2 (10.53%) RESTful
10 2 (10.53%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) DataPower
2 1 (5.26%) Derivative
2 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) Open Source
5 3 (15.79%) RAD
5 3 (15.79%) UML
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) RUP
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) hybris
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Kony
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Perforce
2 1 (5.26%) Sybase
2 1 (5.26%) Yahoo!