Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 21 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)
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 16 28
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 -7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 13 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 7.60% 1.15% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.21% 4.76% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Knutsford median daily rate £450 £380 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -10.06% -
10th Percentile £363 £365 £372
90th Percentile £475 £395 £477
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £449 £425
% change year-on-year +0.28% +5.59% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire 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 Knutsford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 56 21 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 32.75% 24.14% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 43
Knutsford median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £264 £300 £363
90th Percentile £475 £438 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -1.54% +82.89% -47.74%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Knutsford

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Knutsford

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Knutsford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 21 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 13 (100.00%) REST
2 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) Spring
2 12 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Relational Database
3 11 (84.62%) JPA
3 11 (84.62%) Spring Boot
3 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 11 (84.62%) JUnit
3 11 (84.62%) OO
3 11 (84.62%) Perforce
3 11 (84.62%) Data Modelling
3 11 (84.62%) RDBMS
3 11 (84.62%) Unit Testing
3 11 (84.62%) Java EE
4 10 (76.92%) Banking
4 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (61.54%) Finance
6 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
7 5 (38.46%) Gradle
7 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
8 4 (30.77%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 4 (30.77%) SonarQube
8 4 (30.77%) Maven
8 4 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) Relational Database
2 11 (84.62%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (84.62%) JUnit
3 5 (38.46%) Gradle
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
4 4 (30.77%) IntelliJ
4 4 (30.77%) JProfiler
4 4 (30.77%) Maven
4 4 (30.77%) SonarQube
5 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
5 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 10 (76.92%) Banking
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) REST
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
2 12 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 12 (92.31%) Spring
3 11 (84.62%) Java EE
3 11 (84.62%) JPA
3 11 (84.62%) Spring Boot
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
6 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
6 1 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) CSS3
6 1 (7.69%) EJB
6 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
6 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) RIA
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) TDD
1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 11 (84.62%) Data Modelling
2 11 (84.62%) OO
2 11 (84.62%) Unit Testing
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
5 4 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (30.77%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) OOP
5 4 (30.77%) RAD
6 2 (15.38%) Microservices
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
7 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) MVVM
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 11 (84.62%) Perforce
3 1 (7.69%) Apple