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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 68 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 35 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.08% 1.05% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.22% 3.54% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 10
Average daily rate
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£330 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £375 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +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
485 452 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.77% 29.76% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 267 213
Average daily rate £340 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £385 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £175.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.14% +713.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £175.00 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 30 January 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 -7 17 £325 +5.69% 10
SOAP
Yorkshire

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (54.84%) .NET
1 34 (54.84%) Web Services
2 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (40.32%) C#
4 21 (33.87%) Java
5 20 (32.26%) XML
6 18 (29.03%) Oracle
7 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
8 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
8 16 (25.81%) WCF
9 15 (24.19%) Ajax
9 15 (24.19%) SQL
9 15 (24.19%) SoapUI
10 14 (22.58%) HTML
11 13 (20.97%) Test Scripting
12 12 (19.35%) Test Management
12 12 (19.35%) MVC
12 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
13 11 (17.74%) Performance Testing
13 11 (17.74%) jQuery
13 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
13 11 (17.74%) User Experience
14 10 (16.13%) Selenium
14 10 (16.13%) REST
14 10 (16.13%) Waterfall
14 10 (16.13%) Finance
14 10 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (16.13%) HTTP
15 9 (14.52%) SOA
15 9 (14.52%) JavaScript

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.84%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Drupal
3 1 (1.61%) Liferay
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.61%) Node.js
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.23%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) HTTP
2 4 (6.45%) LDAP
2 4 (6.45%) CTI
3 3 (4.84%) Internet
4 1 (1.61%) Intranet
4 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
3 10 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (14.52%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (14.52%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.06%) NoSQL
5 5 (8.06%) MySQL
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.61%) Redis
8 1 (1.61%) Riak
8 1 (1.61%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) SoapUI
2 10 (16.13%) Selenium
3 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
4 6 (9.68%) Subversion
4 6 (9.68%) JUnit
5 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (8.06%) MSTest
6 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.45%) Hudson
6 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.45%) JProfiler
7 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.84%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (4.84%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.23%) JMeter
8 2 (3.23%) Bazaar
8 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
8 2 (3.23%) LoadUI
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Test Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Tester
3 11 (17.74%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Performance Tester
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Tester
5 4 (6.45%) Architect
5 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Automation Tester
6 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.23%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (54.84%) .NET
1 34 (54.84%) Web Services
2 20 (32.26%) XML
3 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
4 16 (25.81%) WCF
5 15 (24.19%) Ajax
6 14 (22.58%) HTML
7 11 (17.74%) jQuery
8 10 (16.13%) REST
9 9 (14.52%) ODBC
10 7 (11.29%) WSDL
10 7 (11.29%) CSS
11 5 (8.06%) RESTful
11 5 (8.06%) Spring
11 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
12 4 (6.45%) LAMP
12 4 (6.45%) .NET Framework
12 4 (6.45%) JSON
12 4 (6.45%) XSD
12 4 (6.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) User Experience
2 5 (8.06%) Open Source
3 4 (6.45%) IVR
3 4 (6.45%) Ontologies
3 4 (6.45%) Chemistry
3 4 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.23%) W3C
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) AIX
3 2 (3.23%) UNIX
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.97%) Test Scripting
3 12 (19.35%) Test Management
3 12 (19.35%) MVC
3 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
4 11 (17.74%) Performance Testing
5 10 (16.13%) Waterfall
6 9 (14.52%) SOA
6 9 (14.52%) Statistical Analysis
7 8 (12.90%) Performance Management
8 6 (9.68%) ETL
8 6 (9.68%) CRM
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.06%) Change Control
9 5 (8.06%) OO
9 5 (8.06%) RAD
10 4 (6.45%) Migration
10 4 (6.45%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Web Development
10 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) C#
2 21 (33.87%) Java
3 15 (24.19%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.90%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.45%) XPath
6 4 (6.45%) PHP
6 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.45%) SPARQL
7 3 (4.84%) PHP5
7 3 (4.84%) Apex Code
8 2 (3.23%) BeanShell
9 1 (1.61%) Python
9 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) ISEB
2 7 (11.29%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.23%) Novell
4 2 (3.23%) IBM
4 2 (3.23%) Sun
4 2 (3.23%) HP
4 2 (3.23%) Sybase
4 2 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.61%) Kofax
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
West Yorkshire
TRG
Rate: 300-360 Per Day call for details
Posted: 11 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £320 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: 25 days ago