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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 66 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 31 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.74% 1.77% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.71% 7.78% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 10
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £500 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +3.52%
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
462 347 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.87% 22.72% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 236 214
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 £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport - 7 £450 -
Bolton +2 2 £275 +25.00%
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 42 (66.67%) XML
2 38 (60.32%) Java
3 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (47.62%) REST
5 28 (44.44%) JSON
6 27 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 25 (39.68%) Web Services
7 25 (39.68%) Spring
8 23 (36.51%) Oracle
9 20 (31.75%) HTTP
10 19 (30.16%) JDBC
10 19 (30.16%) MySQL
11 17 (26.98%) SQL
12 16 (25.40%) Linux
12 16 (25.40%) Finance
12 16 (25.40%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (23.81%) IBM
14 14 (22.22%) SOA
14 14 (22.22%) CSS
14 14 (22.22%) HTML
14 14 (22.22%) Open Source
14 14 (22.22%) Apache Camel
14 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
15 13 (20.63%) RESTful
15 13 (20.63%) JBoss
15 13 (20.63%) Apache
15 13 (20.63%) Tomcat
15 13 (20.63%) Middleware
16 12 (19.05%) Banking
16 12 (19.05%) ActiveMQ

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 13 (20.63%) Apache
1 13 (20.63%) JBoss
1 13 (20.63%) Tomcat
2 7 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (3.17%) PaaS
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.75%) HTTP
2 4 (6.35%) FTP
3 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.17%) Firewall
4 2 (3.17%) SSL
4 2 (3.17%) WinSCP
5 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) MySQL
2 16 (25.40%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (17.46%) Hadoop
4 6 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.94%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.17%) Couchbase
7 2 (3.17%) DB2
7 2 (3.17%) MS Access
7 2 (3.17%) Redis
8 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (4.76%) Gradle
2 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.76%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.17%) Ant
3 2 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.17%) Toad
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) JMeter
4 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 12 (19.05%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (77.78%) Developer
2 31 (49.21%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL Developer
3 6 (9.52%) SQL Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Architect
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Android Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 3 (4.76%) C# Application Developer
5 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.17%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Data Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (3.17%) OAT Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) OAT Test Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (66.67%) XML
2 30 (47.62%) REST
3 28 (44.44%) JSON
4 25 (39.68%) Spring
4 25 (39.68%) Web Services
5 19 (30.16%) JDBC
6 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 14 (22.22%) Apache Camel
6 14 (22.22%) CSS
6 14 (22.22%) HTML
7 13 (20.63%) Middleware
7 13 (20.63%) RESTful
8 12 (19.05%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (17.46%) Struts
10 10 (15.87%) J2EE
11 7 (11.11%) .NET
11 7 (11.11%) Hibernate
12 6 (9.52%) Grails
12 6 (9.52%) JSP
12 6 (9.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Data Structures
1 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Cloud
1 4 (6.35%) Online Banking
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.17%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Android
4 2 (3.17%) Unix
4 2 (3.17%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) Open Source
2 14 (22.22%) SOA
3 12 (19.05%) High Availability
4 11 (17.46%) Microservices
5 9 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 9 (14.29%) TDD
6 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.11%) OO
8 6 (9.52%) MVC
8 6 (9.52%) OOP
8 6 (9.52%) Scrum
8 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.94%) SDLC
9 5 (7.94%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (6.35%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.35%) Kanban
10 4 (6.35%) Use Case
10 4 (6.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (60.32%) Java
2 27 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 17 (26.98%) SQL
4 9 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.70%) C++
6 6 (9.52%) C#
7 5 (7.94%) C
8 4 (6.35%) Groovy
9 3 (4.76%) PHP
9 3 (4.76%) Ruby
9 3 (4.76%) XPath
10 2 (3.17%) Go
10 2 (3.17%) Python
10 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.59%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) PhD
3 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) DameWare
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.17%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.59%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.59%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Oracle
2 15 (23.81%) IBM
3 3 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) LexisNexis
4 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com