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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 48 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing SOAP 9 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.42% 2.69% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.00% 10.98% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 7
Median daily rate £380 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £264 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £515 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
SOAP
North West

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
150 246 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.58% 24.55% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 174 102
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Median hourly rate - £17.33 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 2 £375 -16.66% 1
Knutsford +9 1 £380 -10.58%
Warrington -9 1 £460 -6.12% 1
Northwich - 1 £425 -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 16 (76.19%) Web Services
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) Spring
4 11 (52.38%) TDD
5 10 (47.62%) REST
6 9 (42.86%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) J2EE
7 7 (33.33%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
8 6 (28.57%) OO
8 6 (28.57%) JUnit
8 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
8 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 6 (28.57%) JSON
8 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
9 5 (23.81%) JPA
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) WSDL
9 5 (23.81%) Scrum
10 4 (19.05%) JAXB
10 4 (19.05%) JDBC
10 4 (19.05%) AOP
10 4 (19.05%) Java EE
10 4 (19.05%) JAX-WS
10 4 (19.05%) Kanban
10 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (19.05%) BDD
10 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing

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 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.52%) GlassFish
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JUnit
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) JMeter
3 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
3 2 (9.52%) LoadUI
3 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
3 2 (9.52%) SonarQube
4 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Gradle
4 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) JProfiler
4 1 (4.76%) Log4j
4 1 (4.76%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) Mockito
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Applications Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Applications Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Applications Developer
5 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Integration Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) Web Services
2 12 (57.14%) Spring
3 10 (47.62%) REST
4 9 (42.86%) XML
5 7 (33.33%) J2EE
6 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
6 6 (28.57%) JSON
7 5 (23.81%) JPA
7 5 (23.81%) WSDL
8 4 (19.05%) Java EE
8 4 (19.05%) JAXB
8 4 (19.05%) JAX-WS
8 4 (19.05%) JDBC
8 4 (19.05%) RESTful
9 3 (14.29%) .NET
9 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 6 (28.57%) OO
3 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) AOP
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) Kanban
5 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 3 (14.29%) MVC
6 3 (14.29%) Open Source
6 3 (14.29%) RAD
6 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.52%) UML
7 2 (9.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) hybris
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Perforce