The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 24 35
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 4.17% 2.08% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.39% 8.57% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £320 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 £31.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -61.51% -29.54%  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 23 35 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 23.96% 24.31% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 25
Median daily rate £400 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing SOAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Bradford

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOAP in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Bradford region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) WF
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) Extranet
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) OLAP
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) SOA

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Extranet
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) OLAP
2 2 (50.00%) OLTP
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior SQL Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WF
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) B2B
1 2 (50.00%) B2C
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft