The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 25 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.97% 0.72% 6.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 2.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.08%
SOAP
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.76% 35.97% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 17
Average daily rate £370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 14 (87.50%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Web Services
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) J2EE
4 9 (56.25%) Spring
5 8 (50.00%) Finance
6 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (43.75%) Oracle
6 7 (43.75%) WSDL
6 7 (43.75%) SDLC
7 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
7 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
7 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
8 5 (31.25%) TDD
8 5 (31.25%) XML
8 5 (31.25%) HTML
8 5 (31.25%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
9 4 (25.00%) JAX-WS
9 4 (25.00%) IBM
10 3 (18.75%) XSLT
10 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 3 (18.75%) CSS
10 3 (18.75%) Banking
10 3 (18.75%) JAX-RPC
10 3 (18.75%) JAXB
10 3 (18.75%) XPath
10 3 (18.75%) Selenium
10 3 (18.75%) Servlets

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (6.25%) iPlanet
2 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Informix
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) CruiseControl
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Cactus
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Mockito
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Web Services
2 9 (56.25%) J2EE
2 9 (56.25%) Spring
3 7 (43.75%) WSDL
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) JAX-WS
6 3 (18.75%) XSLT
6 3 (18.75%) POJO
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) JAX-RPC
6 3 (18.75%) JAXB
6 3 (18.75%) JiBX
6 3 (18.75%) Servlets
7 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
7 2 (12.50%) JSF
7 2 (12.50%) Ajax
7 2 (12.50%) JSP
7 2 (12.50%) REST
7 2 (12.50%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
1 1 (6.25%) Web 2.0
1 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) SDLC
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) XPath
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Perforce
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