The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 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 / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 72 70
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 14 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.02% 1.66% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.41% 6.68% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 22
Median daily rate £417 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.06% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £330 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £500
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 £11.93 £31.14 £44.00
% change year-on-year -61.68% -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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 410 449 343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 29.99% 24.90% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 310 236
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +20.58%  
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Manchester

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Manchester

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Manchester

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 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
Stockport 0 1 - - 4
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 34 (87.18%) Java
2 27 (69.23%) Web Services
3 24 (61.54%) REST
4 23 (58.97%) J2EE
5 19 (48.72%) Spring
6 16 (41.03%) SQL
6 16 (41.03%) Oracle
6 16 (41.03%) XML
7 15 (38.46%) Finance
7 15 (38.46%) Banking
8 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
8 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
9 13 (33.33%) HTML
10 12 (30.77%) CSS
10 12 (30.77%) TDD
11 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
11 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
12 9 (23.08%) RESTful
12 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
12 9 (23.08%) JSON
12 9 (23.08%) JIRA
12 9 (23.08%) XML Messaging
12 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
12 9 (23.08%) TIBCO
12 9 (23.08%) Middleware
13 8 (20.51%) JUnit
13 8 (20.51%) Sybase
13 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
14 7 (17.95%) Eclipse

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) Confluence
3 2 (5.13%) OpenEdge
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) Bluetooth
2 3 (7.69%) NFC
2 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
4 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.13%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) JIRA
2 8 (20.51%) JUnit
3 7 (17.95%) Eclipse
4 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 5 (12.82%) Selenium
5 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
6 4 (10.26%) Maven
7 3 (7.69%) Appium
7 3 (7.69%) Bugzilla
7 3 (7.69%) IntelliJ
7 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (5.13%) Gradle
8 2 (5.13%) jMock
8 2 (5.13%) Mockito
8 2 (5.13%) Xcode
9 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.56%) JProfiler
9 1 (2.56%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (38.46%) Banking
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 22 (56.41%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Mobile Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (5.13%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (69.23%) Web Services
2 24 (61.54%) REST
3 23 (58.97%) J2EE
4 19 (48.72%) Spring
5 16 (41.03%) XML
6 13 (33.33%) HTML
7 12 (30.77%) CSS
8 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
9 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
9 9 (23.08%) JSON
9 9 (23.08%) Middleware
9 9 (23.08%) RESTful
9 9 (23.08%) XML Messaging
10 7 (17.95%) HTML5
10 7 (17.95%) Java EE
10 7 (17.95%) JPA
11 6 (15.38%) Spring Boot
12 4 (10.26%) CSS3
13 3 (7.69%) Material Design
13 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Android
2 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) TDD
3 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
4 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
5 7 (17.95%) OO
6 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.26%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (7.69%) DevOps
9 3 (7.69%) Mobile Development
10 2 (5.13%) Defect Tracking
10 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Refactoring
10 2 (5.13%) Scrum-ban
10 2 (5.13%) SDLC
10 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) Python
5 3 (7.69%) Groovy
5 3 (7.69%) Scala
6 2 (5.13%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.13%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) Clojure
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) TIBCO
3 8 (20.51%) Sybase
4 3 (7.69%) Apple
4 3 (7.69%) Google
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Perforce
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £425 - £475 per day
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