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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 77 54 84
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +30
Contract jobs citing SOAP 11 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 1.92% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.80% 6.28% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £240 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
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
393 366 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.80% 30.63% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 221 246
Average daily rate £325 £320 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 22
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 August 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 August 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
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 5
Wigan - - - -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (75.00%) Web Services
2 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (52.78%) HTML
4 16 (44.44%) SQL
4 16 (44.44%) .NET
4 16 (44.44%) C#
5 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 15 (41.67%) XML
5 15 (41.67%) CSS
6 14 (38.89%) jQuery
7 13 (36.11%) WCF
7 13 (36.11%) MVC
8 12 (33.33%) Java
8 12 (33.33%) REST
9 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
10 10 (27.78%) Ajax
10 10 (27.78%) HTML5
11 9 (25.00%) XSLT
11 9 (25.00%) XHTML
12 8 (22.22%) Degree
12 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
13 7 (19.44%) Oracle
14 6 (16.67%) MySQL
14 6 (16.67%) HTTP
14 6 (16.67%) TDD
15 5 (13.89%) Fedora
15 5 (13.89%) Selenium
15 5 (13.89%) RESTful
15 5 (13.89%) Windows
15 5 (13.89%) XSD

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.78%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) WebTrends
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Selenium
2 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.33%) JUnit
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
3 3 (8.33%) Mockito
4 2 (5.56%) Axure RP
4 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
5 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.78%) Hudson
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.78%) Xcode
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) UI Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.78%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) PHP Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Test Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (2.78%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (75.00%) Web Services
2 19 (52.78%) HTML
3 16 (44.44%) .NET
4 15 (41.67%) XML
4 15 (41.67%) CSS
5 14 (38.89%) jQuery
6 13 (36.11%) WCF
7 12 (33.33%) REST
8 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
9 10 (27.78%) HTML5
9 10 (27.78%) Ajax
10 9 (25.00%) XHTML
10 9 (25.00%) XSLT
11 5 (13.89%) XSD
11 5 (13.89%) RESTful
11 5 (13.89%) CSS3
11 5 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.11%) Open Source
2 3 (8.33%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) NHS
3 2 (5.56%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
1 5 (13.89%) Fedora
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) MVC
2 6 (16.67%) TDD
3 4 (11.11%) Web Development
3 4 (11.11%) CRM
3 4 (11.11%) SOA
3 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (8.33%) Service Management
4 3 (8.33%) OOP
4 3 (8.33%) Workflow
4 3 (8.33%) Web Design
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.78%) Android Development
6 1 (2.78%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 16 (44.44%) C#
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 12 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.33%) XPath
5 3 (8.33%) Apex Code
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) HP
2 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (8.33%) FatWire
2 3 (8.33%) Endeca
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter
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