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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 69 63 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 37 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.99% 2.25% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.97% 9.64% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 8
Median daily rate £340 £473 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.04% +30.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £283 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +21.42%
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
531 415 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.56% 23.34% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 267 250
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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
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 25 August 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 - 3 £275 - 2
Bolton -3 2 £275 +25.00% 2
Wigan - 1 £375 -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 39 (56.52%) Java
2 37 (53.62%) XML
3 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (49.28%) Oracle
5 30 (43.48%) REST
6 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
6 26 (37.68%) Spring
7 24 (34.78%) SQL
7 24 (34.78%) JSON
8 23 (33.33%) Web Services
9 22 (31.88%) HTTP
10 20 (28.99%) JDBC
11 18 (26.09%) Linux
12 17 (24.64%) SOA
13 16 (23.19%) RESTful
14 15 (21.74%) Tomcat
14 15 (21.74%) IBM
15 14 (20.29%) JBoss
15 14 (20.29%) MySQL
15 14 (20.29%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (20.29%) AngularJS
15 14 (20.29%) Apache Camel
16 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
16 13 (18.84%) Finance
16 13 (18.84%) Middleware
16 13 (18.84%) Apache
17 12 (17.39%) ActiveMQ
17 12 (17.39%) Microservices
17 12 (17.39%) Hadoop
17 12 (17.39%) Open Source

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 15 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 14 (20.29%) JBoss
3 13 (18.84%) Apache
4 10 (14.49%) WebSphere
5 5 (7.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.45%) Confluence
7 1 (1.45%) IIS
7 1 (1.45%) Liferay
7 1 (1.45%) Mule
7 1 (1.45%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.90%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.88%) HTTP
2 7 (10.14%) FTP
3 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.90%) Firewall
4 2 (2.90%) Internet
4 2 (2.90%) SSL
4 2 (2.90%) WinSCP
4 2 (2.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) MySQL
1 14 (20.29%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (17.39%) Hadoop
3 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.14%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (10.14%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.90%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.90%) DB2
5 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.90%) MS Access
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) Power BI
6 1 (1.45%) Redis
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.70%) JUnit
4 5 (7.25%) Maven
5 4 (5.80%) HP UFT
5 4 (5.80%) JIRA
6 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.90%) JMeter
6 2 (2.90%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.90%) Selenium
6 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.90%) Toad
7 1 (1.45%) Ant
7 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.45%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.45%) jMock
7 1 (1.45%) Mockito
7 1 (1.45%) Subversion
7 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Banking
3 7 (10.14%) Retail
4 4 (5.80%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.80%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (73.91%) Developer
2 34 (49.28%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.04%) SQL Developer
4 8 (11.59%) PL/SQL Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Architect
8 3 (4.35%) OAT Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) OAT Test Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.90%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) C# WPF Developer
9 2 (2.90%) ERP Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Report Developer
9 2 (2.90%) SAP Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (53.62%) XML
2 30 (43.48%) REST
3 26 (37.68%) Spring
4 24 (34.78%) JSON
5 23 (33.33%) Web Services
6 20 (28.99%) JDBC
7 16 (23.19%) RESTful
8 14 (20.29%) AngularJS
8 14 (20.29%) Apache Camel
9 13 (18.84%) Middleware
10 12 (17.39%) ActiveMQ
11 11 (15.94%) CSS
11 11 (15.94%) Hibernate
11 11 (15.94%) HTML
11 11 (15.94%) J2EE
12 9 (13.04%) Struts
13 6 (8.70%) XSLT
14 5 (7.25%) JSP
14 5 (7.25%) WebSphere MQ
14 5 (7.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Online Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) EPoS
3 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.90%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Linux
2 8 (11.59%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) Unix
4 2 (2.90%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.64%) SOA
3 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
4 12 (17.39%) High Availability
4 12 (17.39%) Microservices
4 12 (17.39%) Open Source
5 10 (14.49%) Front End Development
5 10 (14.49%) OO
6 7 (10.14%) TDD
6 7 (10.14%) Test Management
7 5 (7.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.25%) SDLC
8 4 (5.80%) AOP
8 4 (5.80%) Defect Management
8 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.80%) Functional Testing
8 4 (5.80%) MVC
8 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (56.52%) Java
2 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
3 24 (34.78%) SQL
4 10 (14.49%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.25%) C++
5 5 (7.25%) Groovy
6 4 (5.80%) C#
6 4 (5.80%) Ruby
7 3 (4.35%) C
7 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.35%) VB
8 2 (2.90%) Python
8 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.45%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.45%) Clojure
9 1 (1.45%) Go
9 1 (1.45%) Perl
9 1 (1.45%) PHP
9 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) ISEB
3 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.45%) PhD
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.90%) DameWare
2 2 (2.90%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.45%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (49.28%) Oracle
2 15 (21.74%) IBM
3 5 (7.25%) VMware
4 2 (2.90%) HP
4 2 (2.90%) LexisNexis
4 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.45%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
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