The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 66 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 7 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.70% 2.77% 2.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.33% 8.25% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £238 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +27.77%
SOAP
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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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
300 303 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.79% 33.55% 35.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 195 250
Average daily rate £320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +104.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 21 (70.00%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) Web Services
2 13 (43.33%) REST
3 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
3 11 (36.67%) Spring
3 11 (36.67%) JMS
4 10 (33.33%) XML
4 10 (33.33%) Oracle
4 10 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 10 (33.33%) Maven
5 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Apache Camel
5 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 7 (23.33%) OO
7 6 (20.00%) OOP
7 6 (20.00%) Selenium
7 6 (20.00%) RESTful
8 5 (16.67%) Zend
8 5 (16.67%) CMS
8 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (16.67%) PHP
8 5 (16.67%) MySQL
8 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 4 (13.33%) Internet
9 4 (13.33%) Apache
9 4 (13.33%) .NET
9 4 (13.33%) LAMP
9 4 (13.33%) MVC

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (16.67%) CMS
3 4 (13.33%) Apache
3 4 (13.33%) SugarCRM
3 4 (13.33%) Moodle
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Maven
2 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.00%) MSTest
4 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 5 (16.67%) CMS Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Tester
4 4 (13.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.33%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Magento Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Web Services
1 13 (43.33%) REST
2 11 (36.67%) JMS
2 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
2 11 (36.67%) Spring
3 10 (33.33%) XML
4 8 (26.67%) Apache Camel
5 6 (20.00%) RESTful
6 4 (13.33%) LAMP
6 4 (13.33%) .NET
7 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.67%) Spring Batch
9 1 (3.33%) ODBC
9 1 (3.33%) Ajax
9 1 (3.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) OO
2 6 (20.00%) OOP
3 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.33%) MVC
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.00%) Test Management
5 3 (10.00%) User Stories
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) DSDM
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Refactoring
6 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.67%) BDD
6 2 (6.67%) ATDD
7 1 (3.33%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) PHP
5 4 (13.33%) PHP5
6 3 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Zend
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix