The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 16 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.06% 5.26% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.64% 12.50% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
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
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 40 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.45% 42.11% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 6
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £214 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% +88.23%
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 Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Northern Ireland region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Northern Ireland 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
County Antrim 0 3 - - 1
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) REST

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle