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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 20 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.96% - 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.76% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£375 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
41 33 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 40.59% 38.82% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 79
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £280 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 4 £375 -
SOAP
Northern Ireland

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (75.00%) Web Services
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Objective-C
2 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (50.00%) Android
3 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 4 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) WSDL
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
5 2 (25.00%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
5 2 (25.00%) Android Development
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) iOS SDK
5 2 (25.00%) iPhone SDK
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) Social Media
5 2 (25.00%) iPhone
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Infoblox
5 2 (25.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) SMS

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (25.00%) SMS
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) WSDL
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
4 2 (25.00%) iPhone SDK
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) iOS SDK
5 1 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (12.50%) Core Animation
5 1 (12.50%) Struts
5 1 (12.50%) XSD
5 1 (12.50%) FIXML
5 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (25.00%) iPhone
2 2 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (12.50%) Animation
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 4 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) Android Development
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Objective-C
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) Apple
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
1 2 (25.00%) Infoblox
1 2 (25.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO