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 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 / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 94 70
Rank change year-on-year +22 -24  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 28 18 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.09% 0.92% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.81% 2.89% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 18
Median daily rate £358 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.14% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £361
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 482 623 581
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 36.02% 31.88% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 452 356
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -77.50%  
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Leeds +19 23 £363 -8.22% 15
Halifax +6 4 £295 - 6
SOAP
Yorkshire

SOAP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 41 (68.33%) Java
1 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (61.67%) REST
3 23 (38.33%) Spring
4 21 (35.00%) Web Services
5 16 (26.67%) TDD
5 16 (26.67%) SQL
5 16 (26.67%) SOA
6 15 (25.00%) QA
7 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
8 13 (21.67%) Hibernate
8 13 (21.67%) E-Commerce
8 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
8 13 (21.67%) DevOps
8 13 (21.67%) MuleSoft
9 12 (20.00%) Mule ESB
9 12 (20.00%) Mule
9 12 (20.00%) Oracle
9 12 (20.00%) OO
10 11 (18.33%) J2EE
10 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
10 11 (18.33%) SoapUI
11 10 (16.67%) RESTful
11 10 (16.67%) Microservices
11 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
11 10 (16.67%) Scrum
12 9 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (15.00%) User Experience
12 9 (15.00%) Test Scripting
12 9 (15.00%) BDD

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 (20.00%) Mule
1 12 (20.00%) Mule ESB
2 5 (8.33%) Confluence
3 3 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) CMS
5 1 (1.67%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) JBoss
5 1 (1.67%) nginx
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.67%) HipChat
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
1 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) GitHub
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) CloudBees
3 3 (5.00%) IaaS
3 3 (5.00%) OpenShift
3 3 (5.00%) PaaS
3 3 (5.00%) SaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Internet
2 4 (6.67%) DNS
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) HTTP
2 4 (6.67%) LDAP
2 4 (6.67%) SMTP
2 4 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.33%) Big Data
4 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) SoapUI
2 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.67%) JIRA
5 6 (10.00%) JUnit
6 5 (8.33%) Maven
6 5 (8.33%) SonarQube
7 4 (6.67%) Mockito
8 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
8 3 (5.00%) Selenium
9 2 (3.33%) DbUnit
9 2 (3.33%) FitNesse
9 2 (3.33%) Gradle
9 2 (3.33%) jMock
9 2 (3.33%) NUnit
9 2 (3.33%) Spock
9 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.67%) Hudson
10 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Architect
5 7 (11.67%) Integration Developer
5 7 (11.67%) MuleSoft Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Digital Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Java Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.33%) Java Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Principal Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Digital Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (61.67%) REST
2 23 (38.33%) Spring
3 21 (35.00%) Web Services
4 13 (21.67%) Hibernate
5 11 (18.33%) J2EE
6 10 (16.67%) RESTful
7 8 (13.33%) JMS
7 8 (13.33%) XML
8 7 (11.67%) Middleware
9 6 (10.00%) CSS
9 6 (10.00%) EJB
9 6 (10.00%) HTML
9 6 (10.00%) Servlets
10 5 (8.33%) .NET
11 4 (6.67%) JSON
12 3 (5.00%) Apache Axis
12 3 (5.00%) JSP
12 3 (5.00%) Struts
12 3 (5.00%) WSDL
12 3 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) User Experience
2 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 4 (6.67%) Replication
3 4 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Unix
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) SOA
2 16 (26.67%) TDD
3 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
4 13 (21.67%) DevOps
4 13 (21.67%) E-Commerce
5 12 (20.00%) OO
6 10 (16.67%) Microservices
6 10 (16.67%) Scrum
7 9 (15.00%) BDD
7 9 (15.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.67%) Manual Testing
9 7 (11.67%) MVC
10 6 (10.00%) API Development
10 6 (10.00%) B2B
10 6 (10.00%) EAI
10 6 (10.00%) Kanban
11 5 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (68.33%) Java
2 16 (26.67%) SQL
3 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.33%) Groovy
5 4 (6.67%) C#
5 4 (6.67%) PHP
6 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.33%) Go
7 2 (3.33%) Korn
7 2 (3.33%) Python
7 2 (3.33%) Ruby
7 2 (3.33%) Scala
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
2 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 3 (5.00%) vCloud
3 2 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Puppet
1 4 (6.67%) vRealize
2 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) MuleSoft
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (3.33%) Adobe
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) Sage
4 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.33%) Solace
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) hybris
5 1 (1.67%) Magma
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Siebel
5 1 (1.67%) Zend
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