The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 66 85 63
Rank change year-on-year +19 -22  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 23 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.23% 0.85% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.37% 2.37% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 8
Median daily rate £363 £425 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +29.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £286 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £480 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £49.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +12.24% +53.12%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 428 507 454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 41.51% 35.98% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 376 293
Median daily rate £375 £404 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.12% +15.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -66.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Leeds

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Leeds

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Leeds

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 41 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (80.00%) Java
3 37 (74.00%) REST
4 23 (46.00%) Spring
5 20 (40.00%) Web Services
6 16 (32.00%) TDD
6 16 (32.00%) SQL
6 16 (32.00%) SOA
7 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
8 13 (26.00%) Hibernate
8 13 (26.00%) E-Commerce
8 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
8 13 (26.00%) DevOps
8 13 (26.00%) MuleSoft
9 12 (24.00%) Mule ESB
9 12 (24.00%) OO
9 12 (24.00%) Mule
10 11 (22.00%) J2EE
10 11 (22.00%) Oracle
10 11 (22.00%) NoSQL
11 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 10 (20.00%) RESTful
11 10 (20.00%) Microservices
11 10 (20.00%) Scrum
12 9 (18.00%) User Experience
12 9 (18.00%) BDD
13 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
13 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (16.00%) XML
13 8 (16.00%) JMS

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 12 (24.00%) Mule
1 12 (24.00%) Mule ESB
2 5 (10.00%) Confluence
3 3 (6.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Apache
4 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) nginx
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.00%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Sage 50
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) GitHub
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.00%) CloudBees
3 3 (6.00%) IaaS
3 3 (6.00%) OpenShift
3 3 (6.00%) PaaS
3 3 (6.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 4 (8.00%) Firewall
2 4 (8.00%) HTTP
2 4 (8.00%) LDAP
2 4 (8.00%) SMTP
2 4 (8.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) Big Data
4 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.00%) JIRA
4 6 (12.00%) JUnit
5 5 (10.00%) Maven
5 5 (10.00%) SonarQube
6 4 (8.00%) Mockito
7 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
8 2 (4.00%) DbUnit
8 2 (4.00%) FitNesse
8 2 (4.00%) Gradle
8 2 (4.00%) jMock
8 2 (4.00%) NUnit
8 2 (4.00%) Selenium
8 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.00%) Spock
8 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.00%) Hudson
9 1 (2.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (70.00%) Developer
2 17 (34.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Integration Developer
3 7 (14.00%) MuleSoft Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Digital Architect
4 3 (6.00%) Java Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Java Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.00%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Principal Software Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (74.00%) REST
2 23 (46.00%) Spring
3 20 (40.00%) Web Services
4 13 (26.00%) Hibernate
5 11 (22.00%) J2EE
6 10 (20.00%) RESTful
7 8 (16.00%) JMS
7 8 (16.00%) XML
8 7 (14.00%) Middleware
9 6 (12.00%) CSS
9 6 (12.00%) EJB
9 6 (12.00%) HTML
9 6 (12.00%) Servlets
10 5 (10.00%) .NET
11 4 (8.00%) JSON
12 3 (6.00%) Apache Axis
12 3 (6.00%) JSP
12 3 (6.00%) Struts
12 3 (6.00%) WSDL
12 3 (6.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) User Experience
2 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.00%) Private Cloud
3 4 (8.00%) Replication
3 4 (8.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (4.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) SOA
2 16 (32.00%) TDD
3 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (26.00%) DevOps
4 13 (26.00%) E-Commerce
5 12 (24.00%) OO
6 10 (20.00%) Microservices
6 10 (20.00%) Scrum
7 9 (18.00%) BDD
8 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (14.00%) MVC
10 6 (12.00%) API Development
10 6 (12.00%) B2B
10 6 (12.00%) EAI
10 6 (12.00%) Kanban
11 5 (10.00%) Project Management
11 5 (10.00%) SDLC
12 4 (8.00%) UML
12 4 (8.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) Java
2 16 (32.00%) SQL
3 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.00%) PHP
5 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.00%) C#
5 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.00%) Go
6 2 (4.00%) Korn
6 2 (4.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) Scala
6 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.00%) vCloud
3 2 (4.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Puppet
1 4 (8.00%) vRealize
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) MuleSoft
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe
4 2 (4.00%) Solace
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) hybris
5 1 (2.00%) Magma
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Sage
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Zend
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