Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 94 142
Rank change year-on-year -5 +48 -24
Contract jobs citing SOAP 64 54 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.87% 1.95% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.12% 5.33% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 27
West Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £358 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.49% -2.05% +7.35%
10th Percentile £270 £305 £275
90th Percentile £522 £538 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £414 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +14.14% -3.33% +10.29%
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 1,249 1,014 1,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 36.54% 36.58% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 723 932
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £305 £295
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -72.80%
10th Percentile £41.00 £18.75 £9.72
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £13.12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £10.20
% change year-on-year +82.22% +120.59% -74.50%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -8 54 £390 +9.09% 18
Bradford -2 4 £425 - 4
Halifax -6 2 £438 +43.44% 3
SOAP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 57 (89.06%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (65.63%) Java
3 30 (46.88%) REST
4 29 (45.31%) Scrum
5 25 (39.06%) TDD
6 24 (37.50%) SQL
7 22 (34.38%) C#
8 21 (32.81%) XML
9 20 (31.25%) Web Services
10 18 (28.13%) HTML
10 18 (28.13%) Selenium
11 17 (26.56%) Spring
11 17 (26.56%) SoapUI
12 16 (25.00%) BDD
12 16 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 15 (23.44%) Test Automation
13 15 (23.44%) Test Scripting
13 15 (23.44%) JSON
13 15 (23.44%) Oracle
14 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
14 14 (21.88%) T-SQL
15 12 (18.75%) CSS
15 12 (18.75%) API Testing
15 12 (18.75%) Exploratory Testing
16 11 (17.19%) Root Cause Analysis
16 11 (17.19%) Linux
16 11 (17.19%) RESTful
17 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
17 10 (15.63%) Manual Testing
17 10 (15.63%) 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 9 (14.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (9.38%) Apache
3 3 (4.69%) Confluence
3 3 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.25%) GitHub
4 3 (4.69%) Force.com
4 3 (4.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (3.13%) CloudBees
5 2 (3.13%) IaaS
5 2 (3.13%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) HTTP
2 4 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) SMTP
3 1 (1.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) Relational Database
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.94%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.25%) MySQL
4 3 (4.69%) Adabas
4 3 (4.69%) Big Data
4 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.69%) HBase
4 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.56%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Selenium
2 17 (26.56%) SoapUI
3 16 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 7 (10.94%) Jenkins
6 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.81%) MSTest
7 5 (7.81%) NUnit
8 4 (6.25%) Maven
8 4 (6.25%) Subversion
8 4 (6.25%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.69%) IntelliJ
9 3 (4.69%) JIRA
9 3 (4.69%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (4.69%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.13%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (10.94%) Banking
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Games
4 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Analyst
3 10 (15.63%) Test Analyst
3 10 (15.63%) Tester
4 9 (14.06%) Automation Tester
5 8 (12.50%) Architect
5 8 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Java Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Java Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.81%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Android Developer
8 4 (6.25%) iOS Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (4.69%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.88%) REST
2 21 (32.81%) XML
3 20 (31.25%) Web Services
4 18 (28.13%) HTML
5 17 (26.56%) Spring
6 15 (23.44%) JSON
7 12 (18.75%) CSS
8 11 (17.19%) RESTful
9 9 (14.06%) .NET
10 8 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 7 (10.94%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (10.94%) Spring Boot
12 6 (9.38%) HTML5
12 6 (9.38%) Kafka
12 6 (9.38%) Node.js
13 5 (7.81%) jQuery
13 5 (7.81%) LINQ
13 5 (7.81%) WCF
13 5 (7.81%) WF
13 5 (7.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Cloud Native
2 3 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (4.69%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
3 1 (1.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Android
3 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.25%) Unix
4 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (89.06%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (45.31%) Scrum
3 25 (39.06%) TDD
4 16 (25.00%) BDD
5 15 (23.44%) Test Automation
5 15 (23.44%) Test Scripting
6 12 (18.75%) API Testing
6 12 (18.75%) Exploratory Testing
7 11 (17.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (15.63%) Manual Testing
8 10 (15.63%) OO
8 10 (15.63%) Open Source
8 10 (15.63%) SOA
8 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 10 (15.63%) User Stories
9 9 (14.06%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) Java
2 24 (37.50%) SQL
3 22 (34.38%) C#
4 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 14 (21.88%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.25%) Java 8
7 3 (4.69%) Apex Code
7 3 (4.69%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.69%) SOQL
7 3 (4.69%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.13%) C++
8 2 (3.13%) Natural
8 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.13%) Python
9 1 (1.56%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.56%) Groovy
9 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) GDPR
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (9.38%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.56%) vCloud
2 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Puppet
2 2 (3.13%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.13%) OpenView
3 1 (1.56%) Ansible
3 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.56%) Oozie
3 1 (1.56%) vRealize
3 1 (1.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) VMware
3 3 (4.69%) Cloudera
3 3 (4.69%) Hortonworks
3 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.13%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.13%) Nimsoft
4 2 (3.13%) Perforce
4 2 (3.13%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) Splunk
5 1 (1.56%) Workday