Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 93 128
Rank change year-on-year -28 +35 -39
Contract jobs citing SOAP 45 61 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.38% 2.04% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.33% 6.03% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 35
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £463 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +40.15% +1.54%
10th Percentile £257 £283 £253
90th Percentile £538 £588 £433
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £450 £338
% change year-on-year -10.56% +33.33% +3.85%
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 1,039 1,012 1,288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.96% 33.82% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 699 860
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.64% +9.21%
10th Percentile £275 £285 £275
90th Percentile £538 £531 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +11.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -74.50%
10th Percentile £41.00 £15.08 £9.72
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £45.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.50 £14.87 £21.85
% change year-on-year +172.45% -31.97% -45.38%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -20 34 £378 -24.50% 21
Halifax -2 4 £438 +48.31% 3
Bradford - 3 £425 - 2
SOAP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 36 (80.00%) Java
2 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (48.89%) SQL
4 21 (46.67%) REST
5 19 (42.22%) Scrum
6 18 (40.00%) XML
7 17 (37.78%) TDD
7 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
8 16 (35.56%) Spring
9 15 (33.33%) Web Services
9 15 (33.33%) C#
10 12 (26.67%) JSON
10 12 (26.67%) SoapUI
10 12 (26.67%) BDD
11 11 (24.44%) Exploratory Testing
11 11 (24.44%) Selenium
11 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
11 11 (24.44%) HTML
12 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
12 10 (22.22%) User Stories
12 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
13 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
13 9 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (20.00%) RESTful
13 9 (20.00%) Manual Testing
13 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
14 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
14 8 (17.78%) CSS
14 8 (17.78%) SOA

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 5 (11.11%) Confluence
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.22%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) GitHub
3 3 (6.67%) CloudBees
3 3 (6.67%) IaaS
3 3 (6.67%) OpenShift
3 3 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
1 3 (6.67%) SSH
2 2 (4.44%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
1 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
1 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.67%) Adabas
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
2 12 (26.67%) SoapUI
3 11 (24.44%) Selenium
4 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 6 (13.33%) JIRA
6 5 (11.11%) JUnit
6 5 (11.11%) Maven
6 5 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (11.11%) TeamCity
7 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
7 4 (8.89%) Mockito
7 4 (8.89%) SonarQube
7 4 (8.89%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
9 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
9 2 (4.44%) IntelliJ
9 2 (4.44%) jMock
9 2 (4.44%) NUnit
9 2 (4.44%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.56%) Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Retail Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Tester
5 5 (11.11%) Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) iOS Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Web Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Web Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Android Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Manual Tester
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Architect
8 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) REST
2 18 (40.00%) XML
3 16 (35.56%) Spring
4 15 (33.33%) Web Services
5 12 (26.67%) JSON
6 11 (24.44%) HTML
7 9 (20.00%) RESTful
8 8 (17.78%) CSS
8 8 (17.78%) Node.js
9 7 (15.56%) J2EE
10 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
11 5 (11.11%) .NET
11 5 (11.11%) Spring Boot
12 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
12 3 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (6.67%) DAO
12 3 (6.67%) Dropwizard
12 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
12 3 (6.67%) jQuery
12 3 (6.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.89%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) DataPower
4 2 (4.44%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Android
2 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Scrum
3 17 (37.78%) TDD
4 12 (26.67%) BDD
5 11 (24.44%) Exploratory Testing
5 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
6 10 (22.22%) User Stories
7 9 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 9 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (17.78%) SOA
8 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
9 7 (15.56%) DevOps
9 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
10 6 (13.33%) MVC
11 5 (11.11%) API Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 5 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) Java
2 22 (48.89%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) C#
4 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Objective-C
5 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.67%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.44%) C++
6 2 (4.44%) NATURAL
6 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.44%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) GDPR
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.22%) vCloud
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.22%) Kibana
2 1 (2.22%) OpenView
2 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) MuleSoft
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) IBM
3 2 (4.44%) Perforce
3 2 (4.44%) Splunk
3 2 (4.44%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) New Relic
4 1 (2.22%) Nimsoft
4 1 (2.22%) webMethods
4 1 (2.22%) Workday