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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 74 75 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing SOAP 31 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.83% 0.48% 2.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.67% 1.65% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 21
Average daily rate
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£288 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.08%
SOAP
West Yorkshire

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
547 303 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.37% 29.36% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 209 198
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £170 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Average hourly rate £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 22 (62.86%) SOA
2 21 (60.00%) Oracle
3 20 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
5 16 (45.71%) SoapUI
5 16 (45.71%) Web Services
6 14 (40.00%) REST
6 14 (40.00%) Finance
7 13 (37.14%) ISTQB
7 13 (37.14%) Waterfall
7 13 (37.14%) ISEB
8 12 (34.29%) XML
8 12 (34.29%) Software Testing
9 11 (31.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 10 (28.57%) .NET
10 10 (28.57%) WSDL
11 9 (25.71%) RAD
11 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (25.71%) System Integration Testing
11 9 (25.71%) SDLC
11 9 (25.71%) Change Control
12 8 (22.86%) SQL
13 7 (20.00%) XSD
14 6 (17.14%) IIS
14 6 (17.14%) Middleware
15 5 (14.29%) VMware
15 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
15 5 (14.29%) XSLT

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 20 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (17.14%) IIS
3 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.86%) Node.js
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Internet
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.86%) Moq
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.86%) NUnit
3 1 (2.86%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.86%) NSubstitute
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Tester
2 9 (25.71%) Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Support Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Support
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Support Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.86%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.86%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) Web Services
2 14 (40.00%) REST
3 12 (34.29%) XML
4 10 (28.57%) .NET
4 10 (28.57%) WSDL
5 7 (20.00%) XSD
6 6 (17.14%) Middleware
7 5 (14.29%) WSRP
7 5 (14.29%) XSLT
7 5 (14.29%) JMS
7 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (11.43%) WCF
8 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
9 3 (8.57%) JSON
10 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
10 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) SOA
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
4 13 (37.14%) Waterfall
5 12 (34.29%) Software Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Change Control
6 9 (25.71%) RAD
6 9 (25.71%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (25.71%) SDLC
7 5 (14.29%) ITIL
7 5 (14.29%) B2B
7 5 (14.29%) BPEL
7 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.57%) MVC
8 3 (8.57%) CRM
8 3 (8.57%) Automation Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
9 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.71%) TDD
9 2 (5.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) ISEB
1 13 (37.14%) ISTQB
2 11 (31.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) StatsD
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) Avaya
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Teradata
5 1 (2.86%) Tableau
5 1 (2.86%) Apigee
5 1 (2.86%) Mashery
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