The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 70 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 23 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.70% 1.77% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.03% 6.07% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 23
Median daily rate £313 £322 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.79% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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
457 527 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.80% 29.12% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 334 274
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -22.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 1 £338 -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 41 (65.08%) Web Services
2 35 (55.56%) Java
3 31 (49.21%) SQL
4 27 (42.86%) Oracle
5 24 (38.10%) Spring
6 22 (34.92%) REST
7 21 (33.33%) XML
8 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 17 (26.98%) HTML
11 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
11 16 (25.40%) OO
12 15 (23.81%) J2EE
12 15 (23.81%) CSS
13 14 (22.22%) C#
13 14 (22.22%) Banking
13 14 (22.22%) Hibernate
14 13 (20.63%) Finance
14 13 (20.63%) .NET
14 13 (20.63%) JPA
15 12 (19.05%) NoSQL
15 12 (19.05%) Unit Testing
16 11 (17.46%) TDD
16 11 (17.46%) Data Modelling
16 11 (17.46%) JSON
17 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
17 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
18 9 (14.29%) WinForms
18 9 (14.29%) JUnit
18 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (6.35%) Apache
1 4 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (6.35%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.17%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.59%) CICS
3 1 (1.59%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) nginx
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.76%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) Bluetooth
3 2 (3.17%) NFC
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) FTP
4 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 8 (12.70%) MongoDB
3 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database
3 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (9.52%) MySQL
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.76%) Couchbase
5 3 (4.76%) DB2
5 3 (4.76%) SQLite
6 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.59%) MS Access
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) JUnit
2 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.94%) Selenium
6 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.35%) JIRA
6 4 (6.35%) Moq
6 4 (6.35%) NUnit
7 3 (4.76%) ClearCase
8 2 (3.17%) Ant
8 2 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.17%) Checkstyle
8 2 (3.17%) FindBugs
8 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.17%) Maven
8 2 (3.17%) Subversion
8 2 (3.17%) Toad
8 2 (3.17%) WiX
General
1 14 (22.22%) Banking
2 13 (20.63%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Billing
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (80.95%) Developer
2 27 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 13 (20.63%) .NET Developer
4 12 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 8 (12.70%) SQL Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Architect
6 7 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Agile Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Applications Architect
9 3 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Report Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.76%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (65.08%) Web Services
2 24 (38.10%) Spring
3 22 (34.92%) REST
4 21 (33.33%) XML
5 17 (26.98%) HTML
6 15 (23.81%) CSS
6 15 (23.81%) J2EE
7 14 (22.22%) Hibernate
8 13 (20.63%) .NET
8 13 (20.63%) JPA
9 11 (17.46%) JSON
10 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
11 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
11 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
11 9 (14.29%) Entity Framework
11 9 (14.29%) HTML5
11 9 (14.29%) Java EE
11 9 (14.29%) Spring Boot
11 9 (14.29%) WinForms
12 7 (11.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) SWIFT
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
3 5 (7.94%) Android
3 5 (7.94%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.40%) OO
3 12 (19.05%) Unit Testing
4 11 (17.46%) Data Modelling
4 11 (17.46%) TDD
5 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.94%) Scrum
7 5 (7.94%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.35%) Validation
9 3 (4.76%) BPEL
9 3 (4.76%) Data Entry
9 3 (4.76%) Kanban
9 3 (4.76%) Migration
9 3 (4.76%) MVC
9 3 (4.76%) SOA
10 2 (3.17%) BDD
10 2 (3.17%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.17%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) Java
2 31 (49.21%) SQL
3 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.22%) C#
5 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
5 8 (12.70%) VB
5 8 (12.70%) VB6
6 7 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.76%) Groovy
7 3 (4.76%) Scala
8 2 (3.17%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.17%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) Python
8 2 (3.17%) Ruby
9 1 (1.59%) COBOL
9 1 (1.59%) JCL
9 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.59%) XPath
9 1 (1.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.59%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) Apple
3 2 (3.17%) Google
3 2 (3.17%) IBM
3 2 (3.17%) Perforce
3 2 (3.17%) Sybase
3 2 (3.17%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.59%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) Remedy
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £325 per day
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