Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 22 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 34 27
Rank change year-on-year -36 -7 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 15 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.41% 2.34% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.70% 9.72% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £450 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +125.00% - -
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £37.45
% change year-on-year +41.07% -14.82% +7.00%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 263 72 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 42.22% 24.08% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 35 16
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.41% +36.00%
10th Percentile £324 £250 £300
90th Percentile £488 £442 £470
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Northern Ireland

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Northern Ireland

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Northern Ireland

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -34 14 £450 +125.00% 1
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 13 (86.67%) JMS
2 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 11 (73.33%) HTTP
2 11 (73.33%) WSDL
2 11 (73.33%) BusinessWorks
2 11 (73.33%) SOA
2 11 (73.33%) TIBCO
2 11 (73.33%) Rendezvous
2 11 (73.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 10 (66.67%) B2B
3 10 (66.67%) EAI
4 7 (46.67%) TIBCO Hawk
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
7 2 (13.33%) Java EE
7 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
7 2 (13.33%) Redis
7 2 (13.33%) Microservices
7 2 (13.33%) EclipseLink
7 2 (13.33%) Mockito
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (13.33%) Hudson
7 2 (13.33%) Sass

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 11 (73.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (13.33%) Hazelcast
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (13.33%) Redis
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
2 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) FitNesse
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Gradle
2 2 (13.33%) Hudson
2 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
2 2 (13.33%) JBehave
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) JMeter
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) LoadUI
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Mockito
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) TIBCO Developer
3 3 (20.00%) EAI Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SOA Developer
3 3 (20.00%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior TIBCO Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) TIBCO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) JMS
2 11 (73.33%) Rendezvous
2 11 (73.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 11 (73.33%) WSDL
3 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) EclipseLink
4 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) iBATIS
4 2 (13.33%) Java EE
4 2 (13.33%) LESS
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) Sass
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) SOA
2 10 (66.67%) B2B
2 10 (66.67%) EAI
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) MVVM
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) TIBCO
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle