The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 69 43 74
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +31
Contract jobs citing SOAP 23 38 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.63% 3.32% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.58% 11.21% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £375 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.32% -15.00%
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
412 339 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.24% 29.66% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 207 265
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 7
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% -5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
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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
Altrincham - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 3
Wigan - - - -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 24 (66.67%) Web Services
2 16 (44.44%) Java
3 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 14 (38.89%) XML
4 14 (38.89%) SoapUI
5 11 (30.56%) HTML
5 11 (30.56%) SOA
5 11 (30.56%) Ajax
6 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.78%) Integration Testing
6 10 (27.78%) REST
7 9 (25.00%) jQuery
7 9 (25.00%) Selenium
8 8 (22.22%) JSON
8 8 (22.22%) Oracle
8 8 (22.22%) CSS
9 7 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (19.44%) Web 2.0
9 7 (19.44%) CSS3
10 6 (16.67%) Oracle Retail
10 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 6 (16.67%) Degree
10 6 (16.67%) Retail
10 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 6 (16.67%) Open Source
10 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
10 6 (16.67%) MVC
10 6 (16.67%) WSDL
10 6 (16.67%) J2EE
10 6 (16.67%) XHTML

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) Liferay
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) FTP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) SoapUI
2 9 (25.00%) Selenium
3 7 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (13.89%) Axure RP
5 3 (8.33%) JIRA
5 3 (8.33%) Zephyr
6 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.56%) Subversion
7 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.78%) Xcode
7 1 (2.78%) Hudson
7 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Tester
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) UI Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Test Leader
3 5 (13.89%) UI Programmer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (5.56%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (5.56%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Software Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) Web Services
2 14 (38.89%) XML
3 11 (30.56%) HTML
3 11 (30.56%) Ajax
4 10 (27.78%) REST
5 9 (25.00%) jQuery
6 8 (22.22%) JSON
6 8 (22.22%) CSS
7 7 (19.44%) CSS3
8 6 (16.67%) J2EE
8 6 (16.67%) XHTML
8 6 (16.67%) WSDL
9 5 (13.89%) XSLT
9 5 (13.89%) Java EE
9 5 (13.89%) Sass
10 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
10 4 (11.11%) Spring
10 4 (11.11%) RESTful
10 4 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Web 2.0
2 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Open Source
3 3 (8.33%) NHS
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) SOA
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Integration Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 6 (16.67%) MVC
4 5 (13.89%) iOS Development
5 4 (11.11%) Workflow
5 4 (11.11%) TDD
5 4 (11.11%) Web Design
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) ERP
6 3 (8.33%) EAI
6 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.56%) Web Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Kanban
7 2 (5.56%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.89%) XPath
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Adobe
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
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