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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 26 15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.55% 6.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.65% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Median daily rate - £354 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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
34 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.79% 33.33% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 30
Median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £423 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Struts
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) RAD
1 2 (100.00%) RUP
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) JSTL
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) hybris
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

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 2 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) JSTL
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Struts
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) RAD
1 2 (100.00%) RUP
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) hybris