The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 42 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.27% 1.70% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 5.74% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £438 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -1.53%
SOAP
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
115 122 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.26% 29.61% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 85 28
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.54 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% +150.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Lancashire region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Blackpool - 2 £525 -
Burnley +18 1 £350 -
Chorley +1 1 - -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 15 (68.18%) CSS
3 12 (54.55%) jQuery
3 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 12 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 11 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 11 (50.00%) HTML5
4 11 (50.00%) Java
4 11 (50.00%) XML
4 11 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 9 (40.91%) Grunt
5 9 (40.91%) Node.js
5 9 (40.91%) Jasmine
5 9 (40.91%) Front End Development
5 9 (40.91%) Protractor
6 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio Code
6 8 (36.36%) GitLab
6 8 (36.36%) Sublime Text
6 8 (36.36%) Bower
6 8 (36.36%) ES6
6 8 (36.36%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
6 8 (36.36%) System Testing
6 8 (36.36%) WSDL
6 8 (36.36%) XSD
6 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
6 8 (36.36%) SAML
6 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (31.82%) Web Services

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (40.91%) Node.js
2 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) FTP
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.64%) DB2
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
1 12 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 11 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (40.91%) Grunt
3 9 (40.91%) Jasmine
3 9 (40.91%) Protractor
4 8 (36.36%) Bower
4 8 (36.36%) GitLab
4 8 (36.36%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (36.36%) Sublime Text
4 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio Code
5 3 (13.64%) Hudson
5 3 (13.64%) IntelliJ
5 3 (13.64%) Maven
6 1 (4.55%) eggPlant
6 1 (4.55%) JIRA
6 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (13.64%) OAT Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) OAT Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Angular Developer
5 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) CSS
1 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) jQuery
3 11 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 11 (50.00%) HTML5
3 11 (50.00%) XML
4 8 (36.36%) SAML
4 8 (36.36%) WSDL
4 8 (36.36%) XSD
5 7 (31.82%) Web Services
6 6 (27.27%) REST
7 4 (18.18%) .NET
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 4 (18.18%) J2EE
7 4 (18.18%) Spring
8 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
8 3 (13.64%) CAML
9 2 (9.09%) Apache Camel
9 2 (9.09%) JSON
10 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Unix
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Front End Development
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) System Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Data Management
5 3 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Validation
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) E-business
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 11 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) ES6
4 5 (22.73%) C#
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) VB
6 3 (13.64%) FQL
6 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow