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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 61 77 61
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing SOAP 46 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.44% 0.68% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.15% 2.28% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 6 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £303 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.64 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.28 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+23.99% -31.45%
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
453 395 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.07% 29.72% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 257 222
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.64 £19.50 £17.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 36 (57.14%) SOA
2 35 (55.56%) Java
2 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (52.38%) TDD
4 22 (34.92%) Web Services
4 22 (34.92%) REST
5 20 (31.75%) Open Source
5 20 (31.75%) OOP
6 19 (30.16%) Subversion
6 19 (30.16%) Groovy
6 19 (30.16%) Git (software)
6 19 (30.16%) SoapUI
7 18 (28.57%) Scrum
7 18 (28.57%) OO
8 17 (26.98%) SQL
8 17 (26.98%) Mercurial
8 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (25.40%) Mentoring
10 15 (23.81%) Software Delivery
10 15 (23.81%) RESTful
10 15 (23.81%) Scala
10 15 (23.81%) Pair Programming
11 13 (20.63%) Spring
11 13 (20.63%) QA
12 12 (19.05%) MVC
12 12 (19.05%) XML
12 12 (19.05%) WSDL
13 11 (17.46%) C#
13 11 (17.46%) Hibernate
13 11 (17.46%) Apache Camel

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 10 (15.87%) JBoss
2 9 (14.29%) Liferay
3 7 (11.11%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (7.94%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.94%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.35%) Apache
6 2 (3.17%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (3.17%) CMS
6 2 (3.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.59%) Mule
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle TCA
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) MySQL
2 7 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 7 (11.11%) Big Data
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.17%) SQLite
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (30.16%) Subversion
1 19 (30.16%) Git (software)
1 19 (30.16%) SoapUI
2 17 (26.98%) Mercurial
3 7 (11.11%) Selenium
4 5 (7.94%) LoadRunner
4 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.17%) NUnit
5 2 (3.17%) JIRA
5 2 (3.17%) Firebug
5 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.59%) Hudson
6 1 (1.59%) Gradle
6 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.59%) JUnit
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
2 3 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Back Office
3 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Developer
2 15 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Architect
3 14 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Java Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Java Technical Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Designer
5 6 (9.52%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (6.35%) QA Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 4 (6.35%) SOA Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.76%) QA Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) QA Tester
7 3 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) Web Services
1 22 (34.92%) REST
2 15 (23.81%) RESTful
3 13 (20.63%) Spring
4 12 (19.05%) XML
4 12 (19.05%) WSDL
5 11 (17.46%) Hibernate
5 11 (17.46%) Apache Camel
6 8 (12.70%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (12.70%) JSON
6 8 (12.70%) J2EE
7 7 (11.11%) JMS
7 7 (11.11%) JSF
7 7 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.52%) jQuery
8 6 (9.52%) JPA
8 6 (9.52%) JSP
8 6 (9.52%) Middleware
8 6 (9.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.17%) User Experience
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) iPhone
3 1 (1.59%) iPad
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
3 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) SOA
2 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (52.38%) TDD
4 20 (31.75%) OOP
4 20 (31.75%) Open Source
5 18 (28.57%) OO
5 18 (28.57%) Scrum
6 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (25.40%) Mentoring
8 15 (23.81%) Software Delivery
8 15 (23.81%) Pair Programming
9 12 (19.05%) MVC
10 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 8 (12.70%) UML
11 8 (12.70%) Performance Testing
11 8 (12.70%) BDD
12 5 (7.94%) Functional Testing
12 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (7.94%) ERP
13 4 (6.35%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) Java
2 19 (30.16%) Groovy
3 17 (26.98%) SQL
4 15 (23.81%) Scala
5 11 (17.46%) C#
6 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.94%) PHP
7 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.76%) VBA
9 2 (3.17%) Python
9 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.59%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) ISEB
2 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Squid
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
1 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (7.94%) Telerik
3 4 (6.35%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.17%) Endeca
4 2 (3.17%) Google
4 2 (3.17%) Zend
4 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.17%) ATG
4 2 (3.17%) Stellent
4 2 (3.17%) Adobe
4 2 (3.17%) Retek
5 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) Eloqua
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