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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 20 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 17 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.67% 5.69% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 20.00% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 0
Median daily rate £438 £381 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.71%
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
68 70 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.69% 28.46% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 55 28
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 18 (94.74%) Java
1 18 (94.74%) Web Services
2 17 (89.47%) XML
2 17 (89.47%) Spring
3 14 (73.68%) J2EE
4 13 (68.42%) JDBC
4 13 (68.42%) WSDL
5 12 (63.16%) Finance
5 12 (63.16%) JAX-WS
6 11 (57.89%) AOP
7 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
7 10 (52.63%) Kanban
7 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (52.63%) Integration Testing
7 10 (52.63%) Waterfall
7 10 (52.63%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (52.63%) JAXB
8 8 (42.11%) Oracle
8 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
8 8 (42.11%) SQL
8 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
8 8 (42.11%) RESTful
9 6 (31.58%) JSON
9 6 (31.58%) BDD
9 6 (31.58%) Apache Camel
9 6 (31.58%) XSLT
10 5 (26.32%) Subversion
10 5 (26.32%) IBM
10 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server

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 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
1 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
2 4 (21.05%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) International Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 16 (84.21%) Java Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Applications Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Java Applications Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Applications Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Digital Developer
6 3 (15.79%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (15.79%) XML Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Smartphone Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) Web Services
2 17 (89.47%) Spring
2 17 (89.47%) XML
3 14 (73.68%) J2EE
4 13 (68.42%) JDBC
4 13 (68.42%) WSDL
5 12 (63.16%) JAX-WS
6 10 (52.63%) JAXB
7 8 (42.11%) RESTful
8 6 (31.58%) Apache Camel
8 6 (31.58%) JSON
8 6 (31.58%) XSLT
9 4 (21.05%) POJO
10 2 (10.53%) HTML
10 2 (10.53%) JSP
10 2 (10.53%) Middleware
11 1 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) AOP
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Integration Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Kanban
2 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) System Integration Testing
2 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Waterfall
3 6 (31.58%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) IBM