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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank - 50 20
Contract jobs citing SOAP 0 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.22% 6.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.32% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.64%
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
73 76 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.39% 16.70% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 44 48
Average daily rate £425 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £504 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £24.20 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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
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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XSD
2 4 (66.67%) XSLT
2 4 (66.67%) WSDL
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) DataPower
3 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF
5 1 (16.67%) Scala
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) XSD
1 4 (66.67%) XSLT
1 4 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared