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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 80 83 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs citing SOAP 27 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.46% 0.96% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.01% 4.21% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 13
Median daily rate £360 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £388 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
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
449 380 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.34% 22.86% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 238 240
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -72.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 - 1 - -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 41 (65.08%) XML
2 37 (58.73%) Java
3 26 (41.27%) JSON
4 21 (33.33%) Web Services
5 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (30.16%) OO
6 19 (30.16%) .NET
7 17 (26.98%) C++
8 16 (25.40%) J2EE
8 16 (25.40%) OOP
8 16 (25.40%) RESTful
9 15 (23.81%) REST
9 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
9 15 (23.81%) Spring
10 14 (22.22%) HTML
10 14 (22.22%) C#
10 14 (22.22%) Oracle
10 14 (22.22%) WCF
11 13 (20.63%) .NET Framework
11 13 (20.63%) SQL
12 12 (19.05%) MySQL
13 11 (17.46%) Banking
13 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
13 11 (17.46%) Finance
13 11 (17.46%) CSS
13 11 (17.46%) JDBC
13 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
14 10 (15.87%) Linux
14 10 (15.87%) IBM
14 10 (15.87%) TDD

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 8 (12.70%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.35%) JBoss
4 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.17%) Apache
5 2 (3.17%) Node.js
5 2 (3.17%) WordPress
6 1 (1.59%) Drupal
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Magento
2 1 (1.59%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.17%) Firewall
3 2 (3.17%) FTP
3 2 (3.17%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) MySQL
2 9 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.94%) DB2
4 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.17%) MS Access
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.17%) Redis
8 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) SoapUI
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%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.17%) Toad
4 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) JUnit
4 1 (1.59%) Log4j
4 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 11 (17.46%) Banking
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Games
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (69.84%) Developer
2 22 (34.92%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Architect
4 7 (11.11%) Tester
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Tester
6 4 (6.35%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Android Developer
7 3 (4.76%) C# Application Developer
7 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Real Time Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.76%) XML Developer
8 2 (3.17%) C# WPF Developer
8 2 (3.17%) OAT Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) OAT Test Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (65.08%) XML
2 26 (41.27%) JSON
3 21 (33.33%) Web Services
4 19 (30.16%) .NET
5 16 (25.40%) J2EE
5 16 (25.40%) RESTful
6 15 (23.81%) REST
6 15 (23.81%) Spring
7 14 (22.22%) HTML
7 14 (22.22%) WCF
8 13 (20.63%) .NET Framework
9 11 (17.46%) CSS
9 11 (17.46%) JDBC
10 8 (12.70%) Struts
11 7 (11.11%) WSDL
11 7 (11.11%) XSLT
12 5 (7.94%) Ajax
12 5 (7.94%) EJB
12 5 (7.94%) Hibernate
13 4 (6.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.35%) Data Structures
2 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Cloud
2 4 (6.35%) Online Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.17%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) Unix
3 5 (7.94%) Windows
4 3 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.16%) OO
3 16 (25.40%) OOP
4 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
4 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
5 10 (15.87%) TDD
6 9 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 9 (14.29%) Scrum
6 9 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (14.29%) Use Case
7 6 (9.52%) SOA
8 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.94%) Functional Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Kanban
8 5 (7.94%) Open Source
8 5 (7.94%) SDLC
8 5 (7.94%) Web Development
9 4 (6.35%) AOP
9 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 37 (58.73%) Java
2 17 (26.98%) C++
3 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.22%) C#
5 13 (20.63%) SQL
6 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.94%) C
8 4 (6.35%) PHP
9 3 (4.76%) Ruby
9 3 (4.76%) XPath
10 2 (3.17%) Go
10 2 (3.17%) Python
11 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) OCPJP
2 2 (3.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.17%) DameWare
3 2 (3.17%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.59%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.59%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle
2 10 (15.87%) IBM
3 5 (7.94%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.35%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) LexisNexis
5 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.17%) Zend
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.59%) Facebook
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
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