The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 28 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.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 49 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 12 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.63% 2.01% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.59% 7.75% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Median daily rate £380 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £370 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £394 £530
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 158 142 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 34.57% 26.01% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 108 62
Median daily rate £380 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.54% +5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in South Yorkshire

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in South Yorkshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +1 8 £360 -7.69%
Doncaster - 4 £403 -
SOAP
Yorkshire

SOAP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (70.83%) REST
4 12 (50.00%) Web Services
4 12 (50.00%) XML
5 10 (41.67%) OO
5 10 (41.67%) TDD
6 9 (37.50%) Spring
7 8 (33.33%) JSON
8 7 (29.17%) QA
8 7 (29.17%) Maven
8 7 (29.17%) XSD
8 7 (29.17%) DevOps
9 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 6 (25.00%) Linux
9 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
9 6 (25.00%) BDD
9 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (25.00%) Open Source
10 5 (20.83%) Apache CXF
10 5 (20.83%) RESTful
10 5 (20.83%) Mockito
10 5 (20.83%) Java EE
10 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
10 5 (20.83%) UML
10 5 (20.83%) SOA
10 5 (20.83%) WSDL
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle
10 5 (20.83%) JUnit

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (12.50%) Apache ServiceMix
1 3 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (12.50%) Jetty
1 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) GitHub
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.50%) MySQL
4 2 (8.33%) Big Data
4 2 (8.33%) Redis
5 1 (4.17%) CouchDB
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Maven
2 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.83%) JUnit
3 5 (20.83%) Mockito
4 4 (16.67%) Gradle
4 4 (16.67%) jMock
5 3 (12.50%) Selenium
5 3 (12.50%) Spock
6 2 (8.33%) Ant
6 2 (8.33%) DbUnit
6 2 (8.33%) EasyMock
6 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
6 2 (8.33%) NUnit
6 2 (8.33%) SonarQube
6 2 (8.33%) Subversion
7 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
7 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Digital Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Digital Technical Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Developer in Test
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) REST
2 12 (50.00%) Web Services
2 12 (50.00%) XML
3 9 (37.50%) Spring
4 8 (33.33%) JSON
5 7 (29.17%) XSD
6 5 (20.83%) Apache Camel
6 5 (20.83%) Apache CXF
6 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
6 5 (20.83%) Java EE
6 5 (20.83%) RESTful
6 5 (20.83%) WSDL
7 4 (16.67%) CSS
7 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) Node.js
8 3 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (8.33%) CSS3
9 2 (8.33%) J2EE
9 2 (8.33%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) CentOS
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) OO
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) DevOps
4 6 (25.00%) BDD
4 6 (25.00%) Open Source
5 5 (20.83%) SOA
5 5 (20.83%) UML
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Microservices
7 3 (12.50%) Refactoring
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management
8 2 (8.33%) Build Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Front End Development
8 2 (8.33%) Service Design
8 2 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) Scala
4 3 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) Clojure
5 2 (8.33%) Go
5 2 (8.33%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) ECMAScript
6 1 (4.17%) ES6
6 1 (4.17%) Jython
6 1 (4.17%) Korn
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) GlusterFS
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Ansible
1 3 (12.50%) Kibana
1 3 (12.50%) logstash
1 3 (12.50%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
2 1 (4.17%) Solace
2 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.17%) VMware