Period
to 17 August 2018

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 6 months to 17 August 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)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 54 53
Contract jobs citing SOAP 0 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.18% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.88% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Lancashire median daily rate - - £350
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £38.28

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 Lancashire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 204 114 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 30.72% 20.36% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 67 105
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +9.59% -14.12%
10th Percentile £362 £300 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £475
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 19
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £41.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +10.00% -18.56%
10th Percentile £30.12 £36.88 £23.90
90th Percentile £69.42 £44.00 £43.35
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year -9.38% +19.40% -10.67%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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