Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 34 26
Rank change year-on-year -29 -8 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 14 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.40% 1.87% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.76% 7.81% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Belfast median daily rate £450 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +125.00% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £200 -
% change year-on-year +125.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

SOAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 243 64 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 41.68% 23.97% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 32 14
Belfast median daily rate £413 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £350 £250 £295
90th Percentile £488 £453 £461
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Belfast median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
% change year-on-year +13.61% - -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Belfast

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOAP in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Belfast

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Belfast over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 13 (92.86%) JMS
2 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 11 (78.57%) HTTP
2 11 (78.57%) WSDL
2 11 (78.57%) BusinessWorks
2 11 (78.57%) SOA
2 11 (78.57%) TIBCO
2 11 (78.57%) Rendezvous
2 11 (78.57%) TIBCO EMS
3 10 (71.43%) B2B
3 10 (71.43%) EAI
4 7 (50.00%) TIBCO Hawk
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 2 (14.29%) Microservices
6 2 (14.29%) Sass
6 2 (14.29%) LESS
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) Gradle
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (14.29%) Hazelcast
6 2 (14.29%) LoadUI
6 2 (14.29%) EclipseLink
6 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 2 (14.29%) Hudson
6 2 (14.29%) SoapUI

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 11 (78.57%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 2 (14.29%) Hazelcast
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) Redis
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Ant
1 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Gradle
1 2 (14.29%) Hudson
1 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
1 2 (14.29%) JBehave
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) JMeter
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) Mockito
1 2 (14.29%) NetBeans
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) TIBCO Developer
3 3 (21.43%) EAI Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SOA Developer
3 3 (21.43%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior TIBCO Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) TIBCO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) JMS
2 11 (78.57%) Rendezvous
2 11 (78.57%) TIBCO EMS
2 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 11 (78.57%) WSDL
3 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) EclipseLink
4 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) iBATIS
4 2 (14.29%) Java EE
4 2 (14.29%) LESS
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
4 2 (14.29%) Sass
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) SOA
2 10 (71.43%) B2B
2 10 (71.43%) EAI
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Microservices
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) TIBCO
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle