The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 82 81 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 36 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.59% 0.90% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.20% 3.14% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 28
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £255 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £422
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
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 West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
692 478 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.52% 28.59% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 305 262
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £193 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -34.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -1 31 £288 -17.85% 16
Bradford -7 9 £425 +30.76%
SOAP
Yorkshire

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 25 (59.52%) Oracle
2 24 (57.14%) SOA
3 21 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (42.86%) Web Services
4 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (40.48%) XML
5 17 (40.48%) SoapUI
5 17 (40.48%) Test Automation
6 16 (38.10%) REST
7 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 15 (35.71%) Finance
8 14 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 14 (33.33%) ISEB
8 14 (33.33%) Waterfall
9 13 (30.95%) .NET
9 13 (30.95%) Software Testing
10 12 (28.57%) SQL
10 12 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (23.81%) RAD
11 10 (23.81%) WSDL
11 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (23.81%) SDLC
11 10 (23.81%) Change Control
12 8 (19.05%) Windows
12 8 (19.05%) XSD
13 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 6 (14.29%) Middleware
14 6 (14.29%) B2B
14 6 (14.29%) Java

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 21 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (14.29%) IIS
3 5 (11.90%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (4.76%) CMS
5 1 (2.38%) Drupal
5 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.38%) JBoss
5 1 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Internet
2 4 (9.52%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (2.38%) CTI
4 1 (2.38%) Intranet
4 1 (2.38%) Extranet
4 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) OLAP
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) OLTP
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Selenium
2 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.38%) Moq
3 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.38%) NUnit
3 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.38%) NSubstitute
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Tester
2 11 (26.19%) Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Support Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Management Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Middleware Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Support Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.38%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) Web Services
2 17 (40.48%) XML
3 16 (38.10%) REST
4 13 (30.95%) .NET
5 10 (23.81%) WSDL
6 8 (19.05%) XSD
7 6 (14.29%) XSLT
7 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 6 (14.29%) Middleware
7 6 (14.29%) WCF
8 5 (11.90%) HTML
8 5 (11.90%) WSRP
8 5 (11.90%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
8 5 (11.90%) JMS
9 3 (7.14%) J2EE
9 3 (7.14%) JSON
9 3 (7.14%) JSP
9 3 (7.14%) Servlets
9 3 (7.14%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) UNIX
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) SOA
2 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (40.48%) Test Automation
4 14 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 13 (30.95%) Software Testing
6 10 (23.81%) RAD
6 10 (23.81%) Change Control
6 10 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (23.81%) SDLC
7 6 (14.29%) B2B
8 5 (11.90%) ITIL
8 5 (11.90%) MVC
8 5 (11.90%) BPEL
8 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.14%) CRM
9 3 (7.14%) Project Management
9 3 (7.14%) Automation Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Test Planning
9 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
10 2 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.29%) C#
3 6 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) BeanShell
4 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) XPath
5 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) ISEB
1 14 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 12 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.76%) CISSP
3 2 (4.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) StatsD
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) IBM
3 4 (9.52%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) Sun
4 3 (7.14%) Sybase
4 3 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (7.14%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) Novell
5 2 (4.76%) Avaya
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Teradata
6 1 (2.38%) KANA
6 1 (2.38%) F5
6 1 (2.38%) Tableau
6 1 (2.38%) Apigee
6 1 (2.38%) Mashery
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Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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