Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 24 September 2018 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 105 126
Rank change year-on-year +14 +21 +17
Contract jobs citing SOAP 76 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.19% 1.44% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.74% 4.26% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 32
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -12.90% +24.00%
10th Percentile £314 £255 £263
90th Percentile £535 £400 £513
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,324 963 1,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.10% 33.93% 35.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 715 998
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £300
90th Percentile £538 £506 £526
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £13.25
10th Percentile £15.24 - £10.97
90th Percentile £19.59 - £16.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.13 £14.75
% change year-on-year +4.92% +158.47% -57.86%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in West Yorkshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in West Yorkshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in West Yorkshire

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in West Yorkshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +7 49 £413 +22.22% 3
Bradford +3 20 £438 +36.72% 4
Wakefield +2 1 £438 +25.00% 2
SOAP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 47 (61.84%) Java
2 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (50.00%) REST
4 29 (38.16%) Web Services
5 28 (36.84%) Microservices
6 25 (32.89%) XML
6 25 (32.89%) Scrum
7 23 (30.26%) JSON
8 19 (25.00%) Docker
8 19 (25.00%) TDD
9 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
9 18 (23.68%) SoapUI
9 18 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (22.37%) Test Automation
11 16 (21.05%) C#
12 15 (19.74%) Selenium
13 14 (18.42%) Jenkins
13 14 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (18.42%) SQL
13 14 (18.42%) HTML
14 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
15 12 (15.79%) Confluence
15 12 (15.79%) OO
15 12 (15.79%) Spring Boot
16 11 (14.47%) CSS
16 11 (14.47%) Oracle
16 11 (14.47%) Finance
16 11 (14.47%) RESTful
16 11 (14.47%) JIRA
17 10 (13.16%) QA

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 12 (15.79%) Confluence
2 6 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.26%) Anypoint
3 4 (5.26%) Mule
4 3 (3.95%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.63%) Apache
6 1 (1.32%) CMS
6 1 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) JBoss
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (7.89%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (5.26%) Serverless
4 3 (3.95%) Force.com
4 3 (3.95%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (2.63%) Datadog
6 1 (1.32%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) SSH
2 2 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (1.32%) Extranet
3 1 (1.32%) Intranet
3 1 (1.32%) SSL
3 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.58%) MySQL
5 4 (5.26%) Big Data
5 4 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.26%) HBase
5 4 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.95%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.63%) MS Access
8 1 (1.32%) OLAP
8 1 (1.32%) OLTP
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.32%) Parquet
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) SoapUI
2 15 (19.74%) Selenium
3 14 (18.42%) Jenkins
4 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
5 11 (14.47%) JIRA
6 9 (11.84%) Bitbucket
7 6 (7.89%) Subversion
8 5 (6.58%) Cucumber
8 5 (6.58%) JUnit
8 5 (6.58%) Maven
8 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (6.58%) WebDriver
9 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
9 4 (5.26%) git-flow
10 3 (3.95%) Mercurial
10 3 (3.95%) MSTest
10 3 (3.95%) NUnit
10 3 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (3.95%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (61.84%) Developer
2 25 (32.89%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.42%) Tester
4 10 (13.16%) Automation Tester
5 6 (7.89%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.58%) AWS Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Salesforce Developer
7 4 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Integration Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Software Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (50.00%) REST
2 29 (38.16%) Web Services
3 25 (32.89%) XML
4 23 (30.26%) JSON
5 14 (18.42%) HTML
6 12 (15.79%) Spring Boot
7 11 (14.47%) CSS
7 11 (14.47%) RESTful
8 8 (10.53%) .NET
8 8 (10.53%) OAuth
9 7 (9.21%) Kafka
9 7 (9.21%) Spring
10 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
11 5 (6.58%) Node.js
11 5 (6.58%) Visualforce
11 5 (6.58%) WPF
12 4 (5.26%) jQuery
13 3 (3.95%) LINQ
13 3 (3.95%) WCF
13 3 (3.95%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.53%) PKI
3 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) CMDB
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) DataPower
5 1 (1.32%) iPhone
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
5 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Linux
2 4 (5.26%) Unix
2 4 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Android
3 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.84%) Microservices
3 25 (32.89%) Scrum
4 19 (25.00%) TDD
5 18 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (22.37%) Test Automation
7 12 (15.79%) OO
8 10 (13.16%) Migration
9 9 (11.84%) BDD
9 9 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (10.53%) DevOps
10 8 (10.53%) Integration Testing
10 8 (10.53%) OOP
10 8 (10.53%) Open Source
11 7 (9.21%) Data Extraction
11 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
11 7 (9.21%) Kanban
11 7 (9.21%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (9.21%) Test Scripting
12 6 (7.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.84%) Java
2 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 16 (21.05%) C#
4 14 (18.42%) SQL
5 7 (9.21%) Python
6 6 (7.89%) Scala
7 5 (6.58%) Apex Code
7 5 (6.58%) SOQL
8 3 (3.95%) Groovy
8 3 (3.95%) Java 8
8 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.63%) C++
9 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.63%) VB
10 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) Terraform
2 3 (3.95%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.95%) Puppet
3 1 (1.32%) Ansible
3 1 (1.32%) Grafana
3 1 (1.32%) Kibana
3 1 (1.32%) Oozie
3 1 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Oracle
2 7 (9.21%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) MuleSoft
4 3 (3.95%) Splunk
4 3 (3.95%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.63%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.32%) IBM
6 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.32%) Telerik
6 1 (1.32%) webMethods