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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 16 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.14% 3.96% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 9.76% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
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
21 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 23.86% 40.59% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 5
Average daily rate £325 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 1 - - 1
SOAP
Northern Ireland

SOAP
Top 22 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby