Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 20 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)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 33 47
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 -8
Contract jobs citing SOAP 14 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.40% 2.76% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.07% 10.00% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 5
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £436 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.04% +24.64% +57.66%
10th Percentile £335 £300 £319
90th Percentile £538 £525 £460
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £411 £350
% change year-on-year -8.81% +17.50% +57.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside 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 Liverpool with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 139 120 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 33.74% 27.59% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 77 75
Liverpool median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £275
90th Percentile £530 £505 £515
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Liverpool median hourly rate - - £30.19
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £30.19

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Liverpool

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Liverpool

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Liverpool over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 8 (57.14%) REST
2 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) MySQL
2 7 (50.00%) OOP
3 6 (42.86%) PHP 5
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) GitHub
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Fixed Income
6 3 (21.43%) Equities
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Laravel
7 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
8 1 (7.14%) Node.js
8 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.14%) RESTful
8 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
8 1 (7.14%) MSTest

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) MSTest
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Python Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Expert
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (21.43%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) JSON
3 2 (14.29%) Laravel
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) LAMP
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.14%) Swagger
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Equities
1 3 (21.43%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
1 7 (50.00%) OOP
2 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) B2B
4 1 (7.14%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PHP
2 6 (42.86%) PHP 5
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Siebel