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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 16 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing SOAP 12 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.36% 3.38% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.58% 8.33% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +14.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
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
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
38 84 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.31% 40.58% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 19
Average daily rate £350 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 9
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +350.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 March 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 (93.33%) Java
1 14 (93.33%) XML
2 13 (86.67%) Spring
2 13 (86.67%) Finance
3 12 (80.00%) Web Services
4 11 (73.33%) J2EE
4 11 (73.33%) HTML
5 10 (66.67%) HTTP
6 8 (53.33%) XSLT
7 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (33.33%) JSON
8 5 (33.33%) RESTful
8 5 (33.33%) Oracle
9 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (26.67%) SQL
9 4 (26.67%) CSS
9 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (26.67%) Banking
10 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 3 (20.00%) Online Banking
10 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
10 3 (20.00%) Selenium
10 3 (20.00%) TDD
10 3 (20.00%) Mockito
10 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 3 (20.00%) PowerMock
10 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
10 3 (20.00%) JAX-RS
10 3 (20.00%) JDBC
10 3 (20.00%) Servlets

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) HTTP
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Informix
1 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) Mockito
1 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Introscope
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (93.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) XML
2 13 (86.67%) Spring
3 12 (80.00%) Web Services
4 11 (73.33%) HTML
4 11 (73.33%) J2EE
5 8 (53.33%) XSLT
6 5 (33.33%) JSON
6 5 (33.33%) RESTful
7 4 (26.67%) CSS
8 3 (20.00%) JDBC
8 3 (20.00%) Servlets
8 3 (20.00%) WSDL
8 3 (20.00%) XSL
8 3 (20.00%) PowerMock
8 3 (20.00%) JAX-RS
8 3 (20.00%) JAX-RPC
9 2 (13.33%) JAX-WS
10 1 (6.67%) Middleware
10 1 (6.67%) OAuth2
10 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Online Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Android Development
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Compuware
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Perforce
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