The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.74% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.32% -15.00%
SOAP
Northern Ireland

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 County Antrim region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
50 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 46.73% 28.38% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 17
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the County Antrim region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 6 (66.67%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) iPhone
3 4 (44.44%) Objective-C
3 4 (44.44%) iPhone SDK
3 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
3 4 (44.44%) iOS SDK
3 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
3 4 (44.44%) N-Tier
3 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Apple
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) Android SDK
4 3 (33.33%) Android Development
4 3 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
5 2 (22.22%) HP Operations Orchestration

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SMS
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) iPhone SDK
2 4 (44.44%) iOS SDK
3 3 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSD
4 1 (11.11%) Swing
4 1 (11.11%) FIXML
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) iPhone
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 4 (44.44%) N-Tier
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 3 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
3 3 (33.33%) Android Development
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Objective-C
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
2 2 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO