The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leeds region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 74 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.39% 2.22% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 7.30% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 9
Average daily rate
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£390 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
317 274 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.69% 30.48% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 160 268
Average daily rate £305 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +111.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
SOAP
West Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 July 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 20 (71.43%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) Web Services
3 12 (42.86%) XML
3 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) REST
4 11 (39.29%) JMS
4 11 (39.29%) Spring
4 11 (39.29%) Hibernate
5 10 (35.71%) Maven
5 10 (35.71%) WebLogic
5 10 (35.71%) Oracle
6 9 (32.14%) MySQL
7 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
7 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) Apache Camel
7 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 7 (25.00%) OOP
8 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (21.43%) PHP
9 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
9 6 (21.43%) RESTful
9 6 (21.43%) Zend
10 5 (17.86%) PHP5
10 5 (17.86%) Moodle
10 5 (17.86%) Magento
10 5 (17.86%) SugarCRM
10 5 (17.86%) CMS
10 5 (17.86%) LAMP
10 5 (17.86%) Internet
10 5 (17.86%) OO

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (35.71%) WebLogic
2 5 (17.86%) Moodle
2 5 (17.86%) SugarCRM
2 5 (17.86%) CMS
2 5 (17.86%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Maven
2 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) JMeter
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) PHP Developer
4 5 (17.86%) CMS Developer
4 5 (17.86%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tester
5 1 (3.57%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) Web Services
2 12 (42.86%) XML
2 12 (42.86%) REST
3 11 (39.29%) JMS
3 11 (39.29%) Spring
3 11 (39.29%) Hibernate
4 8 (28.57%) Apache Camel
5 6 (21.43%) RESTful
6 5 (17.86%) LAMP
7 2 (7.14%) Spring Batch
7 2 (7.14%) Java EE
7 2 (7.14%) JSON
7 2 (7.14%) WCF
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) XHTML
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) J2EE
7 2 (7.14%) XSD
7 2 (7.14%) XSLT
8 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) OOP
2 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 5 (17.86%) OO
4 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Web Design
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
5 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.57%) SOA
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) BPR
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) MVC
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) Test Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) PHP
6 5 (17.86%) PHP5
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Zend
3 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Capita