Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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)
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 97 103
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 +6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 26 46 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.17% 1.76% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.29% 4.55% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 36
Leeds median daily rate £270 £500 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.00% +56.86% -8.93%
10th Percentile £251 £263 £223
90th Percentile £495 £603 £431
West Yorkshire median daily rate £320 £475 £330
% change year-on-year -32.63% +43.94% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

SOAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 790 1010 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.57% 38.61% 33.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 728 764
Leeds median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £513 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.00% -50.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 20 (76.92%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) SoapUI
3 13 (50.00%) Selenium
4 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (42.31%) Scrum
6 10 (38.46%) Spring
6 10 (38.46%) C#
6 10 (38.46%) Exploratory Testing
7 9 (34.62%) Defect Tracking
7 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
8 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
8 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
8 8 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (30.77%) User Stories
8 8 (30.77%) JUnit
9 7 (26.92%) Mockito
10 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
10 6 (23.08%) QA
10 6 (23.08%) Test Management
10 6 (23.08%) Web Services
10 6 (23.08%) XML
10 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
10 6 (23.08%) TDD
11 5 (19.23%) MVC
11 5 (19.23%) JSON
11 5 (19.23%) JIRA
11 5 (19.23%) HTML
11 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
11 5 (19.23%) J2EE

SOAP
Co-occurring 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 3 (11.54%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.85%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) CloudBees
1 1 (3.85%) Force.com
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) SoapUI
2 13 (50.00%) Selenium
3 8 (30.77%) JUnit
4 7 (26.92%) Mockito
5 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 5 (19.23%) JIRA
7 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
7 4 (15.38%) jMock
7 4 (15.38%) Maven
8 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
8 2 (7.69%) Flyway
8 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
8 2 (7.69%) Subversion
9 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.85%) GitLab
9 1 (3.85%) Gradle
9 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
9 1 (3.85%) JMeter
9 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
9 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Tester
2 8 (30.77%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Manual Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Manual Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Software Tester
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) iOS Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Spring
2 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) XML
3 5 (19.23%) HTML
3 5 (19.23%) J2EE
3 5 (19.23%) JSON
3 5 (19.23%) RESTful
4 3 (11.54%) JPA
4 3 (11.54%) REST
4 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) Node.js
6 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
6 1 (3.85%) COM
6 1 (3.85%) JAXB
6 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.85%) WSDL
6 1 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Scrum
3 10 (38.46%) Exploratory Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Defect Tracking
4 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
5 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 8 (30.77%) User Stories
6 6 (23.08%) TDD
6 6 (23.08%) Test Management
7 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
7 5 (19.23%) MVC
8 3 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (11.54%) Open Source
8 3 (11.54%) Open Source Development
8 3 (11.54%) SOA
8 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
9 2 (7.69%) iOS Development
9 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.85%) New Relic
2 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.85%) Splunk