The first table below looks at the demand for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Halifax region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 26 15 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing SOAP 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.53% 7.63% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 37.50% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Average daily rate £450 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 14.81% 20.34% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 15
Average daily rate £350 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SOAP
West Yorkshire

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

SOAP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration