Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 119 115
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 0
Contract jobs citing SOAP 37 60 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.22% 1.68% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.90% 4.82% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 40
West Yorkshire median daily rate £320 £475 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.63% +43.94% +2.33%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £225
90th Percentile £475 £560 £441
Yorkshire median daily rate £383 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -4.38% +21.21% +3.13%
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 948 1245 1383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.25% 34.80% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 891 914
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £300 £284 £275
90th Percentile £519 £528 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 17
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year +138.30% -41.25% -18.03%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -8 27 £270 -46.00% 8
Bradford +16 3 £320 -14.67%
Halifax +9 2 - - 2
Wakefield - 1 £350 -
SOAP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 26 (70.27%) Java
2 20 (54.05%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) SoapUI
4 15 (40.54%) C#
4 15 (40.54%) Selenium
5 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (35.14%) Scrum
7 12 (32.43%) Web Services
8 11 (29.73%) Spring
8 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
8 11 (29.73%) Exploratory Testing
9 10 (27.03%) Defect Tracking
9 10 (27.03%) XML
10 9 (24.32%) JUnit
10 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
10 9 (24.32%) Manual Testing
10 9 (24.32%) User Stories
10 9 (24.32%) REST
10 9 (24.32%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (21.62%) Mockito
11 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
11 8 (21.62%) HTML
11 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
11 8 (21.62%) MVC
12 7 (18.92%) J2EE
12 7 (18.92%) Test Management
12 7 (18.92%) QA
12 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
12 7 (18.92%) RESTful
13 6 (16.22%) TDD

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 4 (10.81%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.70%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) CloudBees
1 1 (2.70%) Force.com
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LDAP
1 2 (5.41%) SSH
1 2 (5.41%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) Extranet
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) OLAP
4 1 (2.70%) OLTP
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) SoapUI
2 15 (40.54%) Selenium
3 9 (24.32%) JUnit
4 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
4 8 (21.62%) Mockito
5 6 (16.22%) JIRA
6 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
6 5 (13.51%) Maven
7 4 (10.81%) jMock
8 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
8 3 (8.11%) Flyway
9 2 (5.41%) GitLab
9 2 (5.41%) IntelliJ
9 2 (5.41%) SonarQube
9 2 (5.41%) Subversion
9 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.70%) DbUnit
10 1 (2.70%) JMeter
10 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (10.81%) Retail Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Tester
3 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Manual Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Manual Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Tester
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Portal Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior SQL Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) Web Services
2 11 (29.73%) Spring
3 10 (27.03%) XML
4 9 (24.32%) REST
5 8 (21.62%) HTML
6 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
6 7 (18.92%) J2EE
6 7 (18.92%) RESTful
7 6 (16.22%) JSON
8 5 (13.51%) CSS
9 4 (10.81%) .NET
9 4 (10.81%) JPA
10 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
10 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (8.11%) Spring MVC
11 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (5.41%) JDBC
11 2 (5.41%) Kafka
11 2 (5.41%) Node.js
11 2 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) DataPower
2 2 (5.41%) Smartcard
2 2 (5.41%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Scrum
3 11 (29.73%) Exploratory Testing
3 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
4 10 (27.03%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (24.32%) Manual Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
5 9 (24.32%) User Stories
6 8 (21.62%) MVC
7 7 (18.92%) Test Management
8 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
8 6 (16.22%) SOA
8 6 (16.22%) TDD
9 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.11%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (8.11%) Open Source
9 3 (8.11%) Open Source Development
9 3 (8.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) Java
2 20 (54.05%) SQL
3 15 (40.54%) C#
4 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.70%) New Relic
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) webMethods