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 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 22 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 63 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.89% 1.37% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.25% 5.12% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 9 3
Median daily rate £475 £401 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.60% -19.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.47%
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
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
271 254 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.65% 26.68% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 180 98
Median daily rate £425 £385 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -59.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +14 33 £475 +20.55%
Warrington - 22 £475 - 2
Knutsford - 2 £325 -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 68 (80.95%) XML
2 64 (76.19%) Java
3 58 (69.05%) Web Services
4 52 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (52.38%) JSON
6 42 (50.00%) J2EE
7 39 (46.43%) JDBC
8 37 (44.05%) Oracle
9 36 (42.86%) Spring
10 33 (39.29%) HTML
11 28 (33.33%) HTTP
11 28 (33.33%) Apache Camel
12 26 (30.95%) RESTful
12 26 (30.95%) WSDL
12 26 (30.95%) Finance
12 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
12 26 (30.95%) CSS
13 25 (29.76%) JAX-WS
14 24 (28.57%) IBM
15 22 (26.19%) SQL
15 22 (26.19%) Banking
15 22 (26.19%) REST
16 21 (25.00%) Kanban
16 21 (25.00%) AOP
16 21 (25.00%) Linux
17 20 (23.81%) JAXB
17 20 (23.81%) Integration Testing
17 20 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
17 20 (23.81%) Waterfall

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 19 (22.62%) JBoss
2 13 (15.48%) Apache
2 13 (15.48%) Tomcat
3 12 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 9 (10.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.33%) HTTP
2 5 (5.95%) Internet
3 2 (2.38%) AMQP
4 1 (1.19%) LAN
4 1 (1.19%) SSL
4 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 13 (15.48%) MySQL
2 13 (15.48%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.38%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) JIRA
2 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.71%) Subversion
3 8 (9.52%) JUnit
3 8 (9.52%) Selenium
4 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
General
1 26 (30.95%) Finance
2 22 (26.19%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) International Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (70.24%) Developer
2 41 (48.81%) Java Developer
3 20 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 19 (22.62%) Architect
5 17 (20.24%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (11.90%) Applications Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Digital Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Java Applications Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Senior Applications Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Technical Architect
8 7 (8.33%) Digital Architect
8 7 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (8.33%) XML Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Digital Technical Architect
9 6 (7.14%) Systems Architect
10 5 (5.95%) HTML Developer
10 5 (5.95%) ServiceNow Developer
11 4 (4.76%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (80.95%) XML
2 58 (69.05%) Web Services
3 44 (52.38%) JSON
4 42 (50.00%) J2EE
5 39 (46.43%) JDBC
6 36 (42.86%) Spring
7 33 (39.29%) HTML
8 28 (33.33%) Apache Camel
9 26 (30.95%) CSS
9 26 (30.95%) RESTful
9 26 (30.95%) WSDL
10 25 (29.76%) JAX-WS
11 22 (26.19%) REST
12 20 (23.81%) JAXB
13 18 (21.43%) HTML5
14 17 (20.24%) Middleware
15 14 (16.67%) CSS3
16 13 (15.48%) ActiveMQ
16 13 (15.48%) XSLT
17 8 (9.52%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Clustering
1 5 (5.95%) Smart Meter
2 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.76%) Internet of Things
3 3 (3.57%) iPad
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.00%) AOP
2 21 (25.00%) Kanban
3 20 (23.81%) Integration Testing
3 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 20 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
3 20 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (23.81%) Waterfall
4 18 (21.43%) SOA
5 14 (16.67%) BDD
5 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (15.48%) E-business
6 13 (15.48%) High Availability
6 13 (15.48%) TDD
7 9 (10.71%) ITIL
7 9 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (10.71%) Web Design
8 8 (9.52%) Extreme Programming
8 8 (9.52%) Open Source
9 7 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 64 (76.19%) Java
2 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 22 (26.19%) SQL
4 17 (20.24%) PL/SQL
5 15 (17.86%) C
6 14 (16.67%) C++
7 4 (4.76%) C#
8 3 (3.57%) Python
8 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) BC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 37 (44.05%) Oracle
2 24 (28.57%) IBM
3 8 (9.52%) ServiceNow
4 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.14%) VMware
5 4 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (2.38%) Software AG
6 2 (2.38%) Talend
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco
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