The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 61 62 76
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 26 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.89% 1.24% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.84% 4.14% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 10
Average daily rate £350 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
380 290 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.68% 29.99% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 150 257
Average daily rate £325 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 16
Average hourly rate £135.00 £31.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+328.57% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SOAP
North West

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 61 (80.26%) Web Services
2 43 (56.58%) HTML
2 43 (56.58%) SQL
3 40 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 39 (51.32%) .NET
5 37 (48.68%) C#
6 35 (46.05%) XML
7 32 (42.11%) CSS
8 27 (35.53%) Java
9 22 (28.95%) SQL Server
9 22 (28.95%) jQuery
10 21 (27.63%) RESTful
10 21 (27.63%) REST
10 21 (27.63%) MVC
10 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (25.00%) Scrum
11 19 (25.00%) HTML5
11 19 (25.00%) WCF
12 17 (22.37%) Degree
12 17 (22.37%) XHTML
13 16 (21.05%) XSLT
14 15 (19.74%) Ajax
15 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
15 14 (18.42%) SOA
15 14 (18.42%) NHS
15 14 (18.42%) Selenium
16 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
16 13 (17.11%) WSDL
16 13 (17.11%) TDD
17 12 (15.79%) HTTP

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (13.16%) CMS
1 10 (13.16%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (7.89%) Jadu
3 4 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.95%) Node.js
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.63%) Liferay
6 1 (1.32%) Apache
6 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.32%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.63%) MS Office
4 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.32%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) HTTP
2 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.47%) MySQL
2 11 (14.47%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.63%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.32%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Selenium
2 10 (13.16%) JUnit
3 7 (9.21%) Eclipse
4 6 (7.89%) Axure RP
5 5 (6.58%) SoapUI
5 5 (6.58%) Mockito
6 3 (3.95%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.32%) Toad
8 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Advertising
2 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (69.74%) Developer
2 13 (17.11%) Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.16%) UI Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Web Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 7 (9.21%) UI Programmer
6 6 (7.89%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Tester
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Tester
9 3 (3.95%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (80.26%) Web Services
2 43 (56.58%) HTML
3 39 (51.32%) .NET
4 35 (46.05%) XML
5 32 (42.11%) CSS
6 22 (28.95%) jQuery
7 21 (27.63%) RESTful
7 21 (27.63%) REST
8 19 (25.00%) HTML5
8 19 (25.00%) WCF
9 17 (22.37%) XHTML
10 16 (21.05%) XSLT
11 15 (19.74%) Ajax
12 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
13 13 (17.11%) WSDL
14 12 (15.79%) CSS3
15 11 (14.47%) Spring
16 10 (13.16%) J2EE
17 9 (11.84%) XSL
17 9 (11.84%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) NHS
2 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.84%) Open Source
4 8 (10.53%) Web 2.0
5 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.32%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.32%) Social Media
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) Fedora
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) MVC
1 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.00%) Scrum
3 14 (18.42%) SOA
4 13 (17.11%) TDD
5 11 (14.47%) CRM
5 11 (14.47%) OOP
5 11 (14.47%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.53%) Web Design
7 7 (9.21%) Integration Testing
8 6 (7.89%) Web Application Development
9 5 (6.58%) Web Development
9 5 (6.58%) Project Management
10 4 (5.26%) Automated Testing
10 4 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (3.95%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (3.95%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.95%) Web Testing
11 3 (3.95%) Test Scripting
11 3 (3.95%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (56.58%) SQL
2 40 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 37 (48.68%) C#
4 27 (35.53%) Java
5 11 (14.47%) T-SQL
6 8 (10.53%) PHP
6 8 (10.53%) XPath
7 7 (9.21%) Apex Code
7 7 (9.21%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.95%) VB
9 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) ISEB
3 3 (3.95%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) HL7
2 3 (3.95%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 6 (7.89%) Adobe
4 4 (5.26%) HP
4 4 (5.26%) FatWire
4 4 (5.26%) Endeca
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.95%) Twitter
6 2 (2.63%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.32%) Zend
7 1 (1.32%) VMware
7 1 (1.32%) JBoss
7 1 (1.32%) Citrix
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Rate: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Posted: 21 days ago