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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 94 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing SOAP 21 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.96% 0.66% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 2.29% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 20
Average daily rate
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£288 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £475 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.64%
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
608 480 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.90% 28.69% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 309 217
Average daily rate £330 £320 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -68.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £9.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 16 £275 -38.88% 8
Bradford -3 7 £425 +30.76% 1
SOAP
Yorkshire

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (50.00%) REST
2 18 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
3 14 (33.33%) Oracle
4 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
4 13 (30.95%) Web Services
4 13 (30.95%) XML
4 13 (30.95%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (30.95%) SOA
4 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (30.95%) Apex Code
5 12 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 12 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 12 (28.57%) Finance
6 11 (26.19%) Release Management
6 11 (26.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (26.19%) Integration Testing
7 10 (23.81%) ISTQB
7 10 (23.81%) ISEB
7 10 (23.81%) .NET
8 9 (21.43%) SQL
8 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
8 9 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 9 (21.43%) SDLC
9 8 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (19.05%) Windows
9 8 (19.05%) CRM
10 7 (16.67%) RAD
10 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (16.67%) Change Control
11 5 (11.90%) ITIL

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (26.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (11.90%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) SAS
3 2 (4.76%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) Drupal
4 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SPSS
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
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 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) OLAP
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) MOLAP
3 2 (4.76%) ROLAP
3 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.38%) Moq
3 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.38%) NUnit
3 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.38%) NSubstitute
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Tester
4 8 (19.05%) Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Support Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Support
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Management Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Data Analytics Architect
8 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.38%) QA Leader
9 1 (2.38%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) REST
2 13 (30.95%) Web Services
2 13 (30.95%) XML
3 10 (23.81%) .NET
4 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.90%) WSDL
4 5 (11.90%) HTML
4 5 (11.90%) WCF
5 4 (9.52%) JSON
5 4 (9.52%) XSD
6 3 (7.14%) JSP
6 3 (7.14%) Servlets
6 3 (7.14%) SPML
6 3 (7.14%) SailPoint
7 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.76%) jQuery
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.76%) J2EE
8 1 (2.38%) CSS
8 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Taxonomies
3 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) AIX
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
2 13 (30.95%) SOA
2 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 11 (26.19%) Release Management
4 11 (26.19%) Integration Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 9 (21.43%) SDLC
5 9 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 8 (19.05%) CRM
7 7 (16.67%) RAD
7 7 (16.67%) Change Control
8 5 (11.90%) ITIL
9 4 (9.52%) MVC
10 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
10 3 (7.14%) Project Management
11 2 (4.76%) UML
11 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.76%) ETL
11 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) Apex Code
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) BeanShell
5 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) ISEB
1 10 (23.81%) ISTQB
2 8 (19.05%) 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 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Oracle
2 13 (30.95%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.52%) HP
4 4 (9.52%) VMware
4 4 (9.52%) IBM
5 3 (7.14%) Novell
5 3 (7.14%) Sun
5 3 (7.14%) Sybase
5 3 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (7.14%) SAP
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Avaya
7 1 (2.38%) KANA
7 1 (2.38%) F5
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