The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 12 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.94% - 3.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.78% - 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Median daily rate £295 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
18 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 25.00% 14.94% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 10
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £325 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Halifax region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

SOAP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Halifax region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 9 (100.00%) QA
1 9 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Test Scripting
2 8 (88.89%) Groovy
3 7 (77.78%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Automation Test Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Test Scripting
1 8 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Groovy
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA