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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 13 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 33 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.07% 3.69% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.31% 17.02% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 1
Median daily rate £475 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +3.52%
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
78 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.62% 21.66% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 35 19
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
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 £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 27 (77.14%) J2EE
4 26 (74.29%) JDBC
4 26 (74.29%) WSDL
5 25 (71.43%) JAX-WS
6 22 (62.86%) Finance
7 21 (60.00%) AOP
8 20 (57.14%) Software Engineering
8 20 (57.14%) Kanban
8 20 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (57.14%) Integration Testing
8 20 (57.14%) Waterfall
8 20 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
8 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (57.14%) JAXB
9 15 (42.86%) Oracle
9 15 (42.86%) PL/SQL
9 15 (42.86%) SQL
9 15 (42.86%) Oracle Database
10 14 (40.00%) Apache Camel
10 14 (40.00%) RESTful
11 13 (37.14%) XSLT
12 12 (34.29%) JSON
12 12 (34.29%) BDD
13 9 (25.71%) Subversion
13 9 (25.71%) IBM
13 9 (25.71%) 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 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 22 (62.86%) 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 10 (28.57%) Applications Developer
5 9 (25.71%) Java Applications Developer
5 9 (25.71%) Senior Applications Developer
5 9 (25.71%) 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%) Java Middleware Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
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 27 (77.14%) J2EE
4 26 (74.29%) JDBC
4 26 (74.29%) WSDL
5 25 (71.43%) JAX-WS
6 20 (57.14%) JAXB
7 14 (40.00%) Apache Camel
7 14 (40.00%) RESTful
8 13 (37.14%) XSLT
9 12 (34.29%) JSON
10 8 (22.86%) POJO
11 5 (14.29%) HTML
11 5 (14.29%) JSP
12 4 (11.43%) Middleware
13 1 (2.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) AOP
2 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 20 (57.14%) Kanban
2 20 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 20 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
2 20 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 12 (34.29%) 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