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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 33 34 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Contract jobs citing SOAP 13 46 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.56% 4.89% 2.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.72% 17.62% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 17
Median daily rate £475 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £515 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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
149 261 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.33% 27.74% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 183 144
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £25.02 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.84% +28.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Warrington -5 2 £503 +3.28% 3
Knutsford - 1 £338 - 2
Northwich - 1 - -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 21 (84.00%) REST
2 18 (72.00%) Java
3 13 (52.00%) Web Services
3 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) Spring
5 10 (40.00%) J2EE
6 9 (36.00%) XML
6 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
7 8 (32.00%) EJB
7 8 (32.00%) TDD
8 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (28.00%) JPA
8 7 (28.00%) EJB 3.0
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
8 7 (28.00%) JUnit
8 7 (28.00%) MySQL
8 7 (28.00%) Oracle
8 7 (28.00%) OO
8 7 (28.00%) Scrum
9 6 (24.00%) Finance
9 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (24.00%) Java EE
9 6 (24.00%) JIRA
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
10 5 (20.00%) Bitbucket
10 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
10 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (20.00%) jQuery
10 5 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (12.00%) GlassFish
2 3 (12.00%) JBoss
2 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) DB2
5 1 (4.00%) JasperReports
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JUnit
2 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
3 5 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (20.00%) Hudson
3 5 (20.00%) IntelliJ
4 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (12.00%) Mockito
5 2 (8.00%) JMeter
5 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (8.00%) LoadUI
5 2 (8.00%) MyEclipse
5 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.00%) SonarQube
6 1 (4.00%) Gradle
6 1 (4.00%) JProfiler
6 1 (4.00%) Log4j
6 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (16.00%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Developer
4 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Integration Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) REST
2 13 (52.00%) Web Services
3 11 (44.00%) Spring
4 10 (40.00%) J2EE
5 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
5 9 (36.00%) XML
6 8 (32.00%) EJB
7 7 (28.00%) EJB 3.0
7 7 (28.00%) JPA
8 6 (24.00%) Java EE
9 5 (20.00%) HTML
9 5 (20.00%) jQuery
10 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
11 3 (12.00%) JSF
11 3 (12.00%) JSON
11 3 (12.00%) Spring Boot
11 3 (12.00%) Struts
12 2 (8.00%) JSTL
12 2 (8.00%) Middleware
12 2 (8.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) DataPower
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (28.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
5 3 (12.00%) RAD
5 3 (12.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (8.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.00%) Validation
6 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) hybris
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Kony
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Perforce
3 1 (4.00%) Sybase
3 1 (4.00%) Yahoo!
Warrington, Cheshire
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