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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 66 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 36 43 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.13% 2.23% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.39% 8.88% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 19
Median daily rate £338 £323 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -13.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
563 484 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.37% 25.16% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 282 309
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 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +166.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Bolton - 3 £375 -
Stockport -11 2 £515 - 1
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 37 (49.33%) Java
1 37 (49.33%) SQL
1 37 (49.33%) Oracle
1 37 (49.33%) Web Services
2 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.00%) XML
3 25 (33.33%) REST
4 24 (32.00%) Spring
5 20 (26.67%) OO
5 20 (26.67%) Hibernate
6 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
8 16 (21.33%) NoSQL
9 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 14 (18.67%) HTML
11 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
11 13 (17.33%) RESTful
12 12 (16.00%) C#
12 12 (16.00%) CSS
12 12 (16.00%) .NET
12 12 (16.00%) JUnit
12 12 (16.00%) TDD
13 11 (14.67%) Finance
13 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET
13 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
13 11 (14.67%) VB
13 11 (14.67%) JSON
13 11 (14.67%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (14.67%) Oracle Database
14 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing

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 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.67%) Apache
3 2 (2.67%) Confluence
3 2 (2.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.33%) CICS
4 1 (1.33%) Liferay
4 1 (1.33%) Mule
4 1 (1.33%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.33%) nginx
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.67%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) HTTP
2 4 (5.33%) FTP
2 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.00%) Internet
4 2 (2.67%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.33%) Firewall
5 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.33%) NoSQL
3 11 (14.67%) Oracle Database
3 11 (14.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (9.33%) MongoDB
7 6 (8.00%) MySQL
7 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.00%) Couchbase
8 3 (4.00%) DB2
8 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.33%) MS Access
10 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.33%) Power BI
10 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.00%) JUnit
3 9 (12.00%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (9.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.00%) Maven
5 6 (8.00%) SoapUI
6 5 (6.67%) Selenium
6 5 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.33%) JIRA
7 4 (5.33%) Moq
7 4 (5.33%) NUnit
8 3 (4.00%) ClearCase
8 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.67%) Ant
9 2 (2.67%) Checkstyle
9 2 (2.67%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.67%) JMeter
9 2 (2.67%) Subversion
9 2 (2.67%) Toad
9 2 (2.67%) WiX
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Billing
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (78.67%) Developer
2 32 (42.67%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.00%) SQL Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 9 (12.00%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Architect
8 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.00%) Agile Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Report Developer
9 3 (4.00%) T-SQL Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (49.33%) Web Services
2 30 (40.00%) XML
3 25 (33.33%) REST
4 24 (32.00%) Spring
5 20 (26.67%) Hibernate
6 14 (18.67%) HTML
7 13 (17.33%) RESTful
8 12 (16.00%) .NET
8 12 (16.00%) CSS
9 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET
9 11 (14.67%) JSON
10 9 (12.00%) .NET Framework
10 9 (12.00%) Entity Framework
10 9 (12.00%) JPA
10 9 (12.00%) WinForms
11 8 (10.67%) J2EE
11 8 (10.67%) WSDL
12 7 (9.33%) jQuery
13 6 (8.00%) Ajax
13 6 (8.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (4.00%) User Experience
3 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.67%) EPoS
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Linux
1 10 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Unix
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.67%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.33%) Android
5 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.67%) OO
3 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (16.00%) TDD
5 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.67%) Data Modelling
6 8 (10.67%) SOA
7 7 (9.33%) Test Scripting
8 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.67%) Scrum
8 5 (6.67%) SDLC
8 5 (6.67%) Test Management
9 4 (5.33%) Functional Testing
9 4 (5.33%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.33%) Migration
9 4 (5.33%) Project Management
9 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.00%) BPEL
10 3 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (49.33%) Java
1 37 (49.33%) SQL
2 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.00%) C#
4 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
4 11 (14.67%) VB
5 10 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 8 (10.67%) VB6
7 6 (8.00%) Groovy
8 5 (6.67%) Ruby
9 3 (4.00%) Python
9 3 (4.00%) Scala
10 2 (2.67%) PHP
10 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.33%) C
11 1 (1.33%) C++
11 1 (1.33%) COBOL
11 1 (1.33%) JCL
11 1 (1.33%) Perl
11 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
1 4 (5.33%) ISEB
2 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 37 (49.33%) Oracle
2 3 (4.00%) IBM
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) VMware
3 2 (2.67%) Perforce
3 2 (2.67%) SAP
4 1 (1.33%) HP
4 1 (1.33%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.33%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.33%) Remedy
4 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
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