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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 75 68 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing SOAP 15 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.09% 1.18% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.69% 3.94% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.69%
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
407 355 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.62% 29.98% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 211 250
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 22
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.25%
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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Salford - 1 £305 -
Stockport - - - - 3
Wigan - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (68.97%) Web Services
2 14 (48.28%) MVC
2 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
3 13 (44.83%) HTML
3 13 (44.83%) .NET
3 13 (44.83%) XML
4 9 (31.03%) Java
4 9 (31.03%) C#
4 9 (31.03%) HTML5
5 8 (27.59%) WCF
5 8 (27.59%) jQuery
5 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
5 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
5 8 (27.59%) CSS
5 8 (27.59%) SOA
6 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (24.14%) Ajax
6 7 (24.14%) Web 2.0
6 7 (24.14%) REST
6 7 (24.14%) CSS3
7 6 (20.69%) Selenium
7 6 (20.69%) XHTML
8 5 (17.24%) XSLT
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle
8 5 (17.24%) WSDL
8 5 (17.24%) Open Source
8 5 (17.24%) XPath
8 5 (17.24%) SoapUI
8 5 (17.24%) Sass
8 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (6.90%) JBoss
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) Liferay
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) FTP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
2 5 (17.24%) SoapUI
3 4 (13.79%) Axure RP
3 4 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (10.34%) JIRA
4 3 (10.34%) Zephyr
5 2 (6.90%) Subversion
5 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.45%) Mockito
6 1 (3.45%) Xcode
6 1 (3.45%) JUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.45%) Hudson
6 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.79%) UI Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Leader
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (6.90%) UI Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (3.45%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) Web Services
2 13 (44.83%) XML
2 13 (44.83%) HTML
2 13 (44.83%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) HTML5
4 8 (27.59%) WCF
4 8 (27.59%) jQuery
4 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
4 8 (27.59%) CSS
5 7 (24.14%) Ajax
5 7 (24.14%) REST
5 7 (24.14%) CSS3
6 6 (20.69%) XHTML
7 5 (17.24%) WSDL
7 5 (17.24%) XSLT
7 5 (17.24%) Sass
7 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (13.79%) J2EE
8 4 (13.79%) Spring
8 4 (13.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Web 2.0
2 5 (17.24%) Open Source
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.79%) NHS
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Social Media
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) MVC
2 8 (27.59%) SOA
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Workflow
4 4 (13.79%) Web Design
4 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.34%) EAI
5 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Web Development
5 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) UML
6 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 9 (31.03%) C#
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) XPath
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Adobe
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) FatWire
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Endeca
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