The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 46 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 18 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.44% 2.23% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.14% 8.62% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 5
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£363 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £277 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £348 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
197 232 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.69% 25.92% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 128 136
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Average hourly rate £19.45 £42.38 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.10% +11.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £23.72 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £44.55 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +12 9 £382 +17.38% 2
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 22 (84.62%) Java
2 20 (76.92%) XML
3 16 (61.54%) Oracle
4 12 (46.15%) HTTP
4 12 (46.15%) Spring
5 11 (42.31%) J2EE
6 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 10 (38.46%) Web Services
6 10 (38.46%) Finance
6 10 (38.46%) Banking
6 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (38.46%) XPath
7 9 (34.62%) HTML
8 8 (30.77%) JSP
8 8 (30.77%) HTTPS
8 8 (30.77%) SSH
9 7 (26.92%) Java EE
9 7 (26.92%) Struts
9 7 (26.92%) SQL
10 6 (23.08%) MVC
10 6 (23.08%) RESTful
11 5 (19.23%) jQuery
11 5 (19.23%) REST
11 5 (19.23%) SOA
11 5 (19.23%) JUnit
11 5 (19.23%) XSLT
12 4 (15.38%) Windows
12 4 (15.38%) CSS
12 4 (15.38%) JDBC
12 4 (15.38%) JSON

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) HTTP
2 8 (30.77%) HTTPS
2 8 (30.77%) SSH
3 3 (11.54%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) SMTP
4 1 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Informix
1 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) JUnit
2 3 (11.54%) Mockito
2 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Introscope
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) NUnit
4 1 (3.85%) MSTest
4 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.85%) Ant
4 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
1 10 (38.46%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Java Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 2 (7.69%) J2EE Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Senior J2EE Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) webMethods Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
4 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) XML
2 12 (46.15%) Spring
3 11 (42.31%) J2EE
4 10 (38.46%) Web Services
5 9 (34.62%) HTML
6 8 (30.77%) JSP
7 7 (26.92%) Java EE
7 7 (26.92%) Struts
8 6 (23.08%) RESTful
9 5 (19.23%) jQuery
9 5 (19.23%) REST
9 5 (19.23%) XSLT
10 4 (15.38%) CSS
10 4 (15.38%) JDBC
10 4 (15.38%) JSON
11 3 (11.54%) PowerMock
11 3 (11.54%) Servlets
11 3 (11.54%) XSL
11 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
11 3 (11.54%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Online Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) MVC
3 5 (19.23%) SOA
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
6 2 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (7.69%) Workflow
6 2 (7.69%) EAI
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
7 1 (3.85%) MVVM
7 1 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.85%) BDD
7 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Kanban
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 10 (38.46%) XPath
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Perforce
3 2 (7.69%) Compuware
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) webMethods
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