The first table below looks at the demand for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 38 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.86% 0.87% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 2.86% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £290 £417 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
84 105 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.00% 30.61% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 59 36
Average daily rate £290 £310 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SOAP
Yorkshire

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -3 3 £290 -47.27% 3
Rotherham - - - - 1
SOAP
Yorkshire

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 23 (92.00%) Web Services
2 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (68.00%) .NET
5 16 (64.00%) C#
6 15 (60.00%) REST
7 13 (52.00%) XML
8 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (44.00%) TDD
9 11 (44.00%) CRM
10 9 (36.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
11 8 (32.00%) Siebel
11 8 (32.00%) XSD
11 8 (32.00%) Java
11 8 (32.00%) Project Management
11 8 (32.00%) SOA
11 8 (32.00%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
11 8 (32.00%) BDD
11 8 (32.00%) Automation Testing
12 7 (28.00%) JAX-WS
12 7 (28.00%) HTML
12 7 (28.00%) SQL
13 6 (24.00%) WML
13 6 (24.00%) J2EE
13 6 (24.00%) MySQL
13 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
13 6 (24.00%) CSS
13 6 (24.00%) JDBC

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) X.509
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (12.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (12.00%) Moq
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) NUnit
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 2 (8.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) CRM Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) Web Services
2 17 (68.00%) .NET
3 15 (60.00%) REST
4 13 (52.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) XSD
6 7 (28.00%) JAX-WS
6 7 (28.00%) HTML
7 6 (24.00%) WML
7 6 (24.00%) J2EE
7 6 (24.00%) CSS
7 6 (24.00%) JDBC
7 6 (24.00%) JSP
7 6 (24.00%) Servlets
7 6 (24.00%) Struts
7 6 (24.00%) XSL
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (24.00%) XHTML
7 6 (24.00%) Spring
7 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
8 5 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.00%) Informatics
2 1 (4.00%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) TDD
2 11 (44.00%) CRM
3 8 (32.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) SOA
3 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (32.00%) BDD
3 8 (32.00%) Automation Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
4 6 (24.00%) JVM Tuning
4 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (12.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) Web Development
8 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (64.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) HL7
2 1 (4.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Siebel
2 8 (32.00%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (24.00%) JBoss
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Axway
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter
5 1 (4.00%) Lagan
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Sun