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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 61 92 70
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -22
Contract jobs citing SOAP 37 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.57% 1.11% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.97% 3.67% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 20
Median daily rate £363 £338 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £435 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.62%

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
464 599 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.22% 30.30% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 385 348
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +17 29 £510 +54.54% 11
Halifax +15 8 £295 - 8
SOAP
Yorkshire

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 46 (63.89%) Java
2 40 (55.56%) REST
3 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (33.33%) Web Services
5 22 (30.56%) SOA
5 22 (30.56%) TDD
6 18 (25.00%) SQL
7 17 (23.61%) XML
8 16 (22.22%) QA
8 16 (22.22%) MuleSoft
9 15 (20.83%) Mule ESB
9 15 (20.83%) Mule
10 14 (19.44%) SoapUI
10 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
10 14 (19.44%) Spring
11 13 (18.06%) .NET
11 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
11 13 (18.06%) BDD
11 13 (18.06%) RESTful
11 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
12 12 (16.67%) C#
12 12 (16.67%) JMS
12 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 12 (16.67%) Scrum
13 11 (15.28%) Oracle
13 11 (15.28%) JUnit
13 11 (15.28%) JSON
14 9 (12.50%) Maven
14 9 (12.50%) Unix

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (20.83%) Mule
1 15 (20.83%) Mule ESB
2 6 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.56%) Confluence
4 3 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.78%) Jetty
5 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.39%) CMS
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) JBoss
6 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) GitHub
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.17%) CloudBees
3 3 (4.17%) IaaS
3 3 (4.17%) OpenShift
3 3 (4.17%) PaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.39%) Office 365
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) LDAP
2 4 (5.56%) Internet
3 3 (4.17%) DNS
3 3 (4.17%) Firewall
3 3 (4.17%) HTTP
3 3 (4.17%) SMTP
3 3 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) MySQL
2 6 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.78%) Big Data
5 2 (2.78%) DB2
5 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
1 14 (19.44%) SoapUI
2 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
3 11 (15.28%) JUnit
4 9 (12.50%) JIRA
4 9 (12.50%) Maven
5 8 (11.11%) Selenium
6 7 (9.72%) Mockito
6 7 (9.72%) SonarQube
6 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
7 6 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
9 4 (5.56%) DbUnit
9 4 (5.56%) Gradle
9 4 (5.56%) jMock
10 3 (4.17%) Ant
10 3 (4.17%) NUnit
10 3 (4.17%) Subversion
10 3 (4.17%) Zephyr
11 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (6.94%) Local Government
2 3 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.89%) Architect
4 8 (11.11%) Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) MuleSoft Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Integration Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.56%) Java Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) CRM Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.78%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (55.56%) REST
2 24 (33.33%) Web Services
3 17 (23.61%) XML
4 14 (19.44%) Spring
5 13 (18.06%) .NET
5 13 (18.06%) RESTful
6 12 (16.67%) JMS
7 11 (15.28%) JSON
8 9 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 9 (12.50%) J2EE
9 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
9 7 (9.72%) CSS
9 7 (9.72%) EJB
9 7 (9.72%) HTML
9 7 (9.72%) Middleware
9 7 (9.72%) XSLT
10 6 (8.33%) Servlets
10 6 (8.33%) WSDL
10 6 (8.33%) XML Schema
11 4 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) N-Tier
2 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.33%) User Experience
3 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.17%) PKI
4 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.17%) Replication
4 3 (4.17%) Smartcard
4 3 (4.17%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) IVR
5 1 (1.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Unix
2 7 (9.72%) Linux
2 7 (9.72%) Windows
3 3 (4.17%) AIX
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.56%) SOA
2 22 (30.56%) TDD
3 13 (18.06%) BDD
3 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (16.67%) Scrum
5 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 9 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 9 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (11.11%) OO
6 8 (11.11%) Open Source
6 8 (11.11%) SDLC
6 8 (11.11%) Workflow
7 7 (9.72%) Build Automation
7 7 (9.72%) Kanban
7 7 (9.72%) Manual Testing
8 6 (8.33%) B2B
8 6 (8.33%) EAI
8 6 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (63.89%) Java
2 18 (25.00%) SQL
3 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.67%) C#
5 7 (9.72%) Groovy
6 6 (8.33%) Ruby
7 5 (6.94%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.56%) PHP
9 3 (4.17%) C++
9 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.78%) Go
10 2 (2.78%) Korn
10 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.78%) Python
10 2 (2.78%) Scala
11 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.17%) CCNP
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.17%) ISEB
2 3 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.17%) MCSE
2 3 (4.17%) RHCE
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.78%) MCITP
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.22%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) HL7
3 2 (2.78%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) NDS
1 3 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.78%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 2 (2.78%) vCloud
2 2 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
2 3 (4.17%) OpenAM
2 3 (4.17%) vRealize
3 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) MuleSoft
2 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.28%) Oracle
4 4 (5.56%) VMware
5 3 (4.17%) CA
5 3 (4.17%) IBM
5 3 (4.17%) Novell
5 3 (4.17%) Sun
5 3 (4.17%) Sybase
6 2 (2.78%) Solace
7 1 (1.39%) Avaya
7 1 (1.39%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.39%) Genesys
7 1 (1.39%) HP
7 1 (1.39%) Magma
7 1 (1.39%) Sage
7 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.39%) Splunk
7 1 (1.39%) Zend