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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 60 87 65
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Contract jobs citing SOAP 42 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.47% 0.96% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.12% 3.13% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 14
Average daily rate
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£345 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
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
517 480 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.47% 30.65% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 317 210
Average daily rate £340 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £375 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 26 February 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 +15 24 £328 +6.50% 8
SOAP
Yorkshire

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 28 (42.42%) .NET
1 28 (42.42%) Web Services
2 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (34.85%) REST
4 22 (33.33%) XML
5 20 (30.30%) C#
5 20 (30.30%) Java
6 16 (24.24%) Oracle
6 16 (24.24%) WCF
7 15 (22.73%) SQL
8 14 (21.21%) HTML
8 14 (21.21%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (21.21%) Apex Code
9 13 (19.70%) Release Management
9 13 (19.70%) Integration Testing
9 13 (19.70%) Ajax
10 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET
11 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 11 (16.67%) jQuery
11 11 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 10 (15.15%) SoapUI
12 10 (15.15%) MVC
12 10 (15.15%) Finance
12 10 (15.15%) CRM
12 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (13.64%) SOA
13 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
13 9 (13.64%) Statistical Analysis
13 9 (13.64%) Performance Testing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (3.03%) SAS
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.52%) Drupal
2 1 (1.52%) Liferay
2 1 (1.52%) Node.js
2 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.03%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) HTTP
2 4 (6.06%) CTI
2 4 (6.06%) LDAP
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.61%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.55%) MySQL
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.03%) MOLAP
7 2 (3.03%) ROLAP
7 2 (3.03%) OLAP
8 1 (1.52%) Redis
8 1 (1.52%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) SoapUI
2 6 (9.09%) JUnit
3 5 (7.58%) Selenium
3 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.06%) JProfiler
4 4 (6.06%) Hudson
4 4 (6.06%) Subversion
4 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (4.55%) LoadRunner
5 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.55%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.03%) JMeter
6 2 (3.03%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.52%) Maven
7 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.52%) Ant
7 1 (1.52%) Gradle
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (56.06%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Tester
2 14 (21.21%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 11 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Performance Tester
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Tester
6 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (42.42%) Web Services
1 28 (42.42%) .NET
2 23 (34.85%) REST
3 22 (33.33%) XML
4 16 (24.24%) WCF
5 14 (21.21%) HTML
6 13 (19.70%) Ajax
7 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 11 (16.67%) jQuery
9 7 (10.61%) CSS
9 7 (10.61%) ODBC
9 7 (10.61%) WSDL
10 6 (9.09%) XSD
10 6 (9.09%) JSON
11 5 (7.58%) Spring
11 5 (7.58%) RESTful
11 5 (7.58%) Hibernate
12 4 (6.06%) XSLT
12 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (6.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) User Experience
2 5 (7.58%) Open Source
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.06%) IVR
3 4 (6.06%) Ontologies
3 4 (6.06%) Chemistry
4 2 (3.03%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.03%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.03%) W3C
4 2 (3.03%) Replication
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) AIX
3 2 (3.03%) UNIX
4 1 (1.52%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) Release Management
2 13 (19.70%) Integration Testing
3 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 11 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 10 (15.15%) CRM
4 10 (15.15%) MVC
5 9 (13.64%) SOA
5 9 (13.64%) Statistical Analysis
5 9 (13.64%) Performance Testing
6 8 (12.12%) ETL
6 8 (12.12%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.09%) Test Management
7 6 (9.09%) Performance Management
8 5 (7.58%) UML
8 5 (7.58%) RAD
8 5 (7.58%) Change Control
9 4 (6.06%) Web Application Development
9 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.06%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) C#
1 20 (30.30%) Java
2 15 (22.73%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) Apex Code
4 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.61%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.06%) XPath
6 4 (6.06%) SPARQL
7 2 (3.03%) BeanShell
7 2 (3.03%) PHP
8 1 (1.52%) Python
8 1 (1.52%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) ISEB
2 3 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Oracle
2 14 (21.21%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) Sun
4 2 (3.03%) HP
4 2 (3.03%) Novell
4 2 (3.03%) Sybase
4 2 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
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