The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 16 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 17 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.24% 1.39% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.36% 8.33% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.88% +21.42%
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
56 24 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.73% 16.67% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 20 20
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £388 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Chester region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 August 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 Chester region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 35 (100.00%) Java
1 35 (100.00%) Web Services
2 32 (91.43%) Spring
2 32 (91.43%) XML
3 28 (80.00%) J2EE
4 27 (77.14%) JDBC
4 27 (77.14%) WSDL
5 26 (74.29%) JAX-WS
6 23 (65.71%) Finance
7 22 (62.86%) AOP
8 21 (60.00%) Software Engineering
8 21 (60.00%) Kanban
8 21 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (60.00%) Integration Testing
8 21 (60.00%) Waterfall
8 21 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
8 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (60.00%) JAXB
9 15 (42.86%) Oracle
9 15 (42.86%) PL/SQL
9 15 (42.86%) SQL
9 15 (42.86%) Oracle Database
9 15 (42.86%) RESTful
10 14 (40.00%) Apache Camel
11 13 (37.14%) BDD
11 13 (37.14%) JSON
11 13 (37.14%) XSLT
12 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
12 9 (25.71%) JIRA
12 9 (25.71%) Jenkins

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
1 9 (25.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
1 9 (25.71%) JIRA
1 9 (25.71%) Subversion
2 8 (22.86%) JUnit
2 8 (22.86%) Selenium
General
1 23 (65.71%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (14.29%) International Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (94.29%) Developer
2 32 (91.43%) Java Developer
3 15 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 15 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (31.43%) Applications Developer
5 10 (28.57%) Java Applications Developer
5 10 (28.57%) Senior Applications Developer
5 10 (28.57%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 6 (17.14%) XML Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Digital Developer
8 4 (11.43%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Web Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Agile Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 1 (2.86%) SOA Developer
10 1 (2.86%) SOA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) Web Services
2 32 (91.43%) Spring
2 32 (91.43%) XML
3 28 (80.00%) J2EE
4 27 (77.14%) JDBC
4 27 (77.14%) WSDL
5 26 (74.29%) JAX-WS
6 21 (60.00%) JAXB
7 15 (42.86%) RESTful
8 14 (40.00%) Apache Camel
9 13 (37.14%) JSON
9 13 (37.14%) XSLT
10 8 (22.86%) POJO
11 5 (14.29%) HTML
11 5 (14.29%) JSP
12 4 (11.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) AOP
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 21 (60.00%) Kanban
2 21 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
2 21 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 13 (37.14%) BDD
4 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.86%) Extreme Programming
5 8 (22.86%) TDD
6 1 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) IBM