Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 109 147
Rank change year-on-year +18 +38 -16
Contract jobs citing SOAP 80 48 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.31% 1.69% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.05% 4.49% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 33 29
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £270 £288 £280
90th Percentile £516 £438 £493
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £358 £375
% change year-on-year +18.88% -4.67% +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 1,323 1,068 1,389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.21% 37.51% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 790 1,015
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £308 £308 £303
90th Percentile £535 £525 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £10.20
10th Percentile £15.24 - £9.72
90th Percentile £33.63 - £13.12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £10.20
% change year-on-year -3.03% +304.41% -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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +4 61 £390 +9.09% 11
Bradford +6 14 £475 +48.44% 9
Halifax -2 1 £438 +38.89%
SOAP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 61 (76.25%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (68.75%) Java
3 40 (50.00%) REST
4 35 (43.75%) Scrum
5 27 (33.75%) Web Services
6 26 (32.50%) XML
6 26 (32.50%) TDD
7 23 (28.75%) HTML
7 23 (28.75%) JSON
8 22 (27.50%) Oracle
9 21 (26.25%) C#
9 21 (26.25%) SQL
9 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
10 19 (23.75%) SoapUI
10 19 (23.75%) Microservices
10 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
11 18 (22.50%) Selenium
12 17 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (21.25%) Test Automation
12 17 (21.25%) BDD
12 17 (21.25%) CSS
13 16 (20.00%) OO
13 16 (20.00%) Spring
13 16 (20.00%) Open Source
14 15 (18.75%) Relational Database
14 15 (18.75%) Linux
15 14 (17.50%) RESTful
15 14 (17.50%) Test Scripting
16 13 (16.25%) QA
16 13 (16.25%) Jenkins

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 8 (10.00%) Confluence
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (7.50%) Apache
4 3 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.25%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.25%) Mule
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Force.com
1 6 (7.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.50%) Datadog
4 1 (1.25%) GitHub
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) HTTP
2 3 (3.75%) SSH
3 2 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 8 (10.00%) MySQL
4 8 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.75%) Big Data
6 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.75%) HBase
7 2 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.50%) MS Access
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.25%) Adabas
8 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.25%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
2 19 (23.75%) SoapUI
3 18 (22.50%) Selenium
4 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
5 9 (11.25%) Subversion
6 6 (7.50%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.50%) Maven
6 6 (7.50%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (7.50%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (7.50%) TeamCity
7 5 (6.25%) Eclipse
7 5 (6.25%) JIRA
7 5 (6.25%) MSTest
7 5 (6.25%) NUnit
8 4 (5.00%) Bitbucket
8 4 (5.00%) JUnit
8 4 (5.00%) Mockito
8 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.75%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Retail
3 6 (7.50%) Marketing
4 3 (3.75%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Publishing
5 2 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (56.25%) Developer
2 22 (27.50%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.50%) Tester
4 11 (13.75%) Automation Tester
5 8 (10.00%) Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Manual Test Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Architect
7 6 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.50%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Java Architect
7 6 (7.50%) Java Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.50%) Salesforce Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (50.00%) REST
2 27 (33.75%) Web Services
3 26 (32.50%) XML
4 23 (28.75%) HTML
4 23 (28.75%) JSON
5 17 (21.25%) CSS
6 16 (20.00%) Spring
7 14 (17.50%) RESTful
8 11 (13.75%) Node.js
8 11 (13.75%) Spring Boot
9 10 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 9 (11.25%) .NET
11 8 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET
12 7 (8.75%) Kafka
12 7 (8.75%) WPF
13 6 (7.50%) HTML5
13 6 (7.50%) Visualforce
14 5 (6.25%) LINQ
14 5 (6.25%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.75%) PKI
4 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.25%) CMDB
5 1 (1.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Unix
3 5 (6.25%) Windows
4 3 (3.75%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (76.25%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.75%) Scrum
3 26 (32.50%) TDD
4 19 (23.75%) Microservices
5 17 (21.25%) BDD
5 17 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (21.25%) Test Automation
6 16 (20.00%) OO
6 16 (20.00%) Open Source
7 14 (17.50%) Test Scripting
8 11 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (12.50%) API Testing
9 10 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
9 10 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (12.50%) SOA
9 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 9 (11.25%) Mentoring
10 9 (11.25%) OOP
10 9 (11.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (68.75%) Java
2 21 (26.25%) C#
2 21 (26.25%) SQL
3 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.75%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.00%) Python
6 6 (7.50%) Apex Code
6 6 (7.50%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.50%) SOQL
7 5 (6.25%) Java 8
7 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.75%) Groovy
8 3 (3.75%) Scala
8 3 (3.75%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.50%) C++
9 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.50%) VB
10 1 (1.25%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.25%) Natural
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Docker
2 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.50%) VMware Server
4 3 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.50%) vSphere
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Terraform
2 3 (3.75%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.75%) Puppet
3 2 (2.50%) CA Wily
3 2 (2.50%) OpenView
4 1 (1.25%) Ansible
4 1 (1.25%) Oozie
4 1 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Oracle
2 8 (10.00%) VMware
3 6 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.00%) Splunk
5 3 (3.75%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.75%) Hortonworks
5 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.50%) HP
6 2 (2.50%) Nimsoft
6 2 (2.50%) Perforce
7 1 (1.25%) Google
7 1 (1.25%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.25%) Xamarin