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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 93 73 51
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -22
Contract jobs citing SOAP 22 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.10% 1.74% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.77% 5.45% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 25 23
Average daily rate
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£323 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
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
583 569 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.15% 32.00% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 401 222
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 £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +22.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -20 19 £320 -1.53% 8
Bradford -19 1 - -
SOAP
Yorkshire

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (55.36%) Web Services
2 25 (44.64%) REST
3 23 (41.07%) .NET
3 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (39.29%) C#
5 20 (35.71%) WCF
6 19 (33.93%) XML
7 16 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (28.57%) Apex Code
8 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET
9 14 (25.00%) CRM
9 14 (25.00%) Release Management
9 14 (25.00%) Integration Testing
10 13 (23.21%) HTML
11 12 (21.43%) SQL
11 12 (21.43%) jQuery
12 11 (19.64%) Finance
13 10 (17.86%) MVC
13 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
13 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
14 9 (16.07%) SoapUI
15 8 (14.29%) JSON
15 8 (14.29%) CSS
16 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
16 7 (12.50%) SOA
16 7 (12.50%) XSD
16 7 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
16 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
17 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
17 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (3.57%) SAS
1 2 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.79%) Drupal
2 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) CTI
2 2 (3.57%) LDAP
3 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.57%) OLAP
4 2 (3.57%) MOLAP
4 2 (3.57%) ROLAP
4 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) SoapUI
2 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.93%) JUnit
4 4 (7.14%) Subversion
4 4 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 4 (7.14%) JProfiler
4 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.14%) Hudson
5 2 (3.57%) Selenium
5 2 (3.57%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.57%) JMeter
5 2 (3.57%) LoadUI
5 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.79%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.79%) Moq
6 1 (1.79%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.79%) NUnit
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (69.64%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 12 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Technical Developer
7 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Tester
7 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Tester
9 2 (3.57%) Web Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Data Analytics Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (55.36%) Web Services
2 25 (44.64%) REST
3 23 (41.07%) .NET
4 20 (35.71%) WCF
5 19 (33.93%) XML
6 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET
7 13 (23.21%) HTML
8 12 (21.43%) jQuery
9 8 (14.29%) JSON
9 8 (14.29%) CSS
10 7 (12.50%) XSD
11 6 (10.71%) RESTful
11 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (10.71%) Ajax
11 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
11 6 (10.71%) WSDL
12 5 (8.93%) XSLT
13 4 (7.14%) GWT
13 4 (7.14%) Spring
13 4 (7.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Ontologies
1 4 (7.14%) Chemistry
1 4 (7.14%) IVR
1 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 4 (7.14%) Open Source
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.57%) Replication
2 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.57%) Taxonomies
2 2 (3.57%) W3C
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) CRM
2 14 (25.00%) Release Management
2 14 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 10 (17.86%) MVC
3 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 7 (12.50%) SOA
4 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 5 (8.93%) UML
6 4 (7.14%) Web Development
6 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.14%) RAD
6 4 (7.14%) Web Application Development
6 4 (7.14%) Change Control
7 3 (5.36%) RUP
8 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.57%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Web Analytics
8 2 (3.57%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) C#
2 16 (28.57%) Apex Code
3 12 (21.43%) SQL
4 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.71%) Java
6 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.93%) XPath
7 4 (7.14%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) ISEB
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Avaya
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) F5
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.79%) KANA