The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 26 June 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)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 41 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.30% 1.37% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.64% 6.00% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £488 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.97 £31.14 £44.00
% change year-on-year -16.60% -29.23%  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 61 100 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 18.10% 22.83% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 65 56
Median daily rate £325 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing SOAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Lancashire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Lancashire

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Lancashire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Lytham St Annes - 1 - - 1
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) HTTP
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) WSDL
5 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
5 3 (42.86%) SAX
5 3 (42.86%) DOM
5 3 (42.86%) UML
5 3 (42.86%) Apache
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
5 3 (42.86%) MySQL
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) Servlets
5 3 (42.86%) Electronics
5 3 (42.86%) Perforce
5 3 (42.86%) Firebird
5 3 (42.86%) Ajax
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 3 (42.86%) CouchDB
5 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) CouchDB
1 3 (42.86%) Firebird
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) Neo4j
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) Riak
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Camel
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) DOM
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) SAX
3 3 (42.86%) Servlets
3 3 (42.86%) WSDL
3 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Wicket
4 2 (28.57%) Play Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) JMS
5 1 (14.29%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) SEO
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Groovy
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Perforce
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
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