The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 20 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.57% 0.36% 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.46% 1.32% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Median daily rate £450 £450 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £450 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
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
74 76 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 37.76% 27.05% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 25
Median daily rate £370 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 10 (76.92%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) OO
3 6 (46.15%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) XML Messaging
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) JSON
4 5 (38.46%) Use Case
4 5 (38.46%) Sybase
4 5 (38.46%) DB2
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Middleware
4 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 5 (38.46%) SMTP
4 5 (38.46%) FTP
4 5 (38.46%) B2B
5 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (23.08%) Subversion
6 3 (23.08%) Perforce
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) Scala
6 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
6 3 (23.08%) EDIFACT
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Presales

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) FTP
1 5 (38.46%) SMTP
2 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Python Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Messaging Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Web Architect
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) JSON
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
2 6 (46.15%) XML Messaging
3 5 (38.46%) Middleware
4 4 (30.77%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (23.08%) EDIFACT
6 1 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.69%) LINQ
6 1 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) B2B
2 5 (38.46%) SOA
2 5 (38.46%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) Presales
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) Sybase
2 3 (23.08%) Perforce
3 1 (7.69%) IBM