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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 22 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.54% 6.47% 4.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 29.03% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 5
Average daily rate £425 £382 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% +17.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £359 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £391 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -1.53%
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
36 31 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 30.51% 22.30% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 31
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Spring MVC
5 4 (44.44%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (44.44%) MyBatis
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
6 2 (22.22%) HTTP
6 2 (22.22%) XSLT
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Selenium
7 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 1 (11.11%) JAX-WS
7 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 1 (11.11%) JiBX
7 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
7 1 (11.11%) SoapUI

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
4 5 (55.56%) Spring MVC
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
5 4 (44.44%) MyBatis
5 4 (44.44%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) XSLT
7 1 (11.11%) Java EE
7 1 (11.11%) JAXB
7 1 (11.11%) JAX-WS
7 1 (11.11%) JDBC
7 1 (11.11%) JiBX
7 1 (11.11%) JSON
7 1 (11.11%) JSP
7 1 (11.11%) POJO
7 1 (11.11%) WSDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle