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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 20 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.74% 3.91% 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 16.67% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £375 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
28 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 24.35% 23.44% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 22
Median daily rate £388 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 5 December 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 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
2 15 (88.24%) Spring
3 14 (82.35%) J2EE
4 13 (76.47%) XML
5 12 (70.59%) JDBC
5 12 (70.59%) WSDL
5 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
5 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (70.59%) JAX-WS
5 12 (70.59%) Waterfall
6 10 (58.82%) Kanban
6 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (58.82%) Integration Testing
6 10 (58.82%) AOP
6 10 (58.82%) JAXB
6 10 (58.82%) Finance
6 10 (58.82%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (41.18%) Apache Camel
8 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
8 6 (35.29%) BDD
8 6 (35.29%) TDD
8 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
8 6 (35.29%) JSON
8 6 (35.29%) RESTful
8 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
8 6 (35.29%) SQL
8 6 (35.29%) Oracle
8 6 (35.29%) XSLT
9 4 (23.53%) Subversion

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 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (11.76%) GlassFish
3 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
1 4 (23.53%) JUnit
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
1 4 (23.53%) Subversion
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
1 14 (82.35%) Java Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Senior Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Applications Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Java Applications Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Applications Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Java Applications Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) XML Developer
6 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Middleware Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) SOA Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SOA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
2 15 (88.24%) Spring
3 14 (82.35%) J2EE
4 13 (76.47%) XML
5 12 (70.59%) JAX-WS
5 12 (70.59%) JDBC
5 12 (70.59%) WSDL
6 10 (58.82%) JAXB
7 7 (41.18%) Apache Camel
8 6 (35.29%) JSON
8 6 (35.29%) RESTful
8 6 (35.29%) XSLT
9 4 (23.53%) POJO
10 2 (11.76%) HTML
10 2 (11.76%) JSP
10 2 (11.76%) JSTL
10 2 (11.76%) Middleware
10 2 (11.76%) REST
10 2 (11.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
1 12 (70.59%) Waterfall
2 10 (58.82%) AOP
2 10 (58.82%) Integration Testing
2 10 (58.82%) Kanban
2 10 (58.82%) System Integration Testing
2 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (35.29%) BDD
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) RAD
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) hybris