The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 33 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.02% 1.05% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% 3.51% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £326 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.08%
SOAP
Merseyside

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 Liverpool region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
78 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.62% 29.84% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 28
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) JUnit
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) eggPlant
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) XML Messaging

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (50.00%) eggPlant
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) XML Messaging
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Sybase
2 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
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