Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 23 January 2018 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)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 42 27
Rank change year-on-year -14 -15 +4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 13 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.74% 0.90% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.43% 4.23% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +125.00% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £450 £200 -
% change year-on-year +125.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland 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 County Antrim with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 175 71 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 36.84% 21.32% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 33 20
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +10.27% +16.08%
10th Percentile £313 £265 £313
90th Percentile £475 £425 £450
Northern Ireland median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - £12.17 -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £12.17 -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in County Antrim

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in County Antrim

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -12 13 £450 +125.00% 5
SOAP
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 13 (100.00%) JMS
2 11 (84.62%) BusinessWorks
2 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 11 (84.62%) HTTP
2 11 (84.62%) WSDL
2 11 (84.62%) SOA
2 11 (84.62%) TIBCO
2 11 (84.62%) Rendezvous
2 11 (84.62%) TIBCO EMS
3 10 (76.92%) B2B
3 10 (76.92%) EAI
4 7 (53.85%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
5 2 (15.38%) Java EE
5 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (15.38%) Hudson
5 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
5 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
5 2 (15.38%) Redis
5 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (15.38%) Sass
5 2 (15.38%) LESS
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) Gradle
5 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) Hazelcast
5 2 (15.38%) LoadUI
5 2 (15.38%) Microservices

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (15.38%) JBoss
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 11 (84.62%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 2 (15.38%) Hazelcast
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Redis
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
1 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 2 (15.38%) FitNesse
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Gradle
1 2 (15.38%) Hudson
1 2 (15.38%) IntelliJ
1 2 (15.38%) JBehave
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) JMeter
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
1 2 (15.38%) Mockito
1 2 (15.38%) NetBeans
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
1 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) TIBCO Developer
3 3 (23.08%) EAI Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SOA Developer
3 3 (23.08%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior TIBCO Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) TIBCO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) JMS
2 11 (84.62%) Rendezvous
2 11 (84.62%) TIBCO EMS
2 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 11 (84.62%) WSDL
3 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) EclipseLink
3 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) iBATIS
3 2 (15.38%) Java EE
3 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (15.38%) LESS
3 2 (15.38%) RESTful
3 2 (15.38%) Sass
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) SOA
2 10 (76.92%) B2B
2 10 (76.92%) EAI
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Microservices
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) System Testing
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) TIBCO
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle