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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 74 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 31 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.67% 1.13% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.03% 4.80% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 13
Median daily rate £375 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £246 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.71%
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
441 354 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.75% 23.49% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 228 202
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 27 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 27 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 - 6 £450 - 2
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 43 (65.15%) XML
2 42 (63.64%) Java
3 29 (43.94%) JSON
4 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (37.88%) REST
6 22 (33.33%) Spring
7 21 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 21 (31.82%) Oracle
8 19 (28.79%) Web Services
9 17 (25.76%) JDBC
9 17 (25.76%) IBM
10 16 (24.24%) Linux
10 16 (24.24%) HTTP
10 16 (24.24%) MySQL
11 15 (22.73%) RESTful
12 14 (21.21%) SQL
12 14 (21.21%) HTML
12 14 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (19.70%) .NET
13 13 (19.70%) J2EE
13 13 (19.70%) SOA
13 13 (19.70%) Tomcat
14 12 (18.18%) OO
14 12 (18.18%) Finance
14 12 (18.18%) Banking
15 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 11 (16.67%) JBoss
15 11 (16.67%) CSS
15 11 (16.67%) C++
15 11 (16.67%) Open Source

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 13 (19.70%) Tomcat
2 11 (16.67%) JBoss
3 10 (15.15%) Apache
4 9 (13.64%) WebSphere
5 4 (6.06%) Node.js
6 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.52%) Drupal
7 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.52%) IIS
7 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) HTTP
2 4 (6.06%) FTP
3 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.03%) Firewall
4 2 (3.03%) SSL
4 2 (3.03%) WinSCP
5 1 (1.52%) Internet
5 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) MySQL
2 14 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (12.12%) Hadoop
4 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.06%) DB2
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.03%) MS Access
8 2 (3.03%) Redis
9 1 (1.52%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.55%) Gradle
2 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.03%) Ant
3 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.03%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.03%) Toad
4 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) JIRA
4 1 (1.52%) JMeter
4 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 12 (18.18%) Banking
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (68.18%) Developer
2 28 (42.42%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Architect
3 7 (10.61%) Tester
4 6 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Tester
6 4 (6.06%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Android Developer
7 3 (4.55%) C# Application Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.55%) XML Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.03%) OAT Test Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (65.15%) XML
2 29 (43.94%) JSON
3 25 (37.88%) REST
4 22 (33.33%) Spring
5 19 (28.79%) Web Services
6 17 (25.76%) JDBC
7 15 (22.73%) RESTful
8 14 (21.21%) HTML
9 13 (19.70%) .NET
9 13 (19.70%) J2EE
10 11 (16.67%) Apache Camel
10 11 (16.67%) CSS
11 10 (15.15%) AngularJS
11 10 (15.15%) Middleware
12 9 (13.64%) ActiveMQ
13 8 (12.12%) WCF
14 7 (10.61%) .NET Framework
14 7 (10.61%) Struts
15 6 (9.09%) WSDL
15 6 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.06%) Data Structures
2 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Cloud
2 4 (6.06%) Online Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) User Experience
4 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.03%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Linux
2 7 (10.61%) Unix
3 3 (4.55%) Android
3 3 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) SOA
3 12 (18.18%) OO
4 11 (16.67%) Open Source
4 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.64%) High Availability
5 9 (13.64%) OOP
5 9 (13.64%) TDD
6 8 (12.12%) Scrum
6 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
7 7 (10.61%) Microservices
8 6 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Front End Development
8 6 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (9.09%) Use Case
9 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.58%) Functional Testing
9 5 (7.58%) SDLC
10 4 (6.06%) Kanban
10 4 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) Java
2 21 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.21%) SQL
4 11 (16.67%) C++
5 8 (12.12%) C#
6 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.58%) C
8 3 (4.55%) PHP
8 3 (4.55%) Ruby
8 3 (4.55%) XPath
9 2 (3.03%) Go
9 2 (3.03%) Python
10 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) OCPJP
2 2 (3.03%) PhD
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.03%) DameWare
3 2 (3.03%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.52%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.52%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Oracle
2 17 (25.76%) IBM
3 5 (7.58%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (3.03%) LexisNexis
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.52%) Zend
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