Period
to 16 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 111 103
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 +15
Contract jobs citing SOAP 56 37 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.64% 1.23% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.81% 3.89% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 30 44
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £331 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.30% -25.35% +34.47%
10th Percentile £318 £254 £263
90th Percentile £548 £534 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £393 £413
% change year-on-year +9.87% -4.85% +23.60%
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 1,165 952 1,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 34.16% 31.56% 34.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 706 841
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £283
90th Percentile £550 £525 £531
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £13.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £24.23 £14.69
% change year-on-year -27.76% +64.94% -30.06%

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 December 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 December 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 +3 32 £413 +52.78% 12
Bradford - 15 £438 - 6
Halifax -3 1 - - 1
Wakefield - 1 £438 - 1
SOAP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 30 (53.57%) Java
2 29 (51.79%) REST
3 23 (41.07%) XML
3 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (39.29%) Web Services
5 19 (33.93%) JSON
6 18 (32.14%) Microservices
7 16 (28.57%) Docker
7 16 (28.57%) SoapUI
8 14 (25.00%) Scrum
9 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
9 13 (23.21%) C#
9 13 (23.21%) Test Automation
10 11 (19.64%) Selenium
10 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (19.64%) SQL
11 10 (17.86%) Confluence
12 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 8 (14.29%) QA
12 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (14.29%) DevOps
12 8 (14.29%) Spring Boot
12 8 (14.29%) JIRA
12 8 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (12.50%) TDD
13 7 (12.50%) Migration
13 7 (12.50%) .NET
13 7 (12.50%) HTML
13 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
13 7 (12.50%) Salesforce.com

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 10 (17.86%) Confluence
2 4 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.36%) Anypoint
3 3 (5.36%) Mule
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.79%) CMS
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (7.14%) Serverless
3 2 (3.57%) Datadog
3 2 (3.57%) Force.com
3 2 (3.57%) SaaS
3 2 (3.57%) Sage Pay
3 2 (3.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) SSH
2 1 (1.79%) Extranet
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) SSL
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.14%) MySQL
3 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.57%) Big Data
4 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.57%) HBase
4 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) OLAP
5 1 (1.79%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 11 (19.64%) Selenium
3 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.29%) JIRA
4 7 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (10.71%) Bitbucket
5 6 (10.71%) WebDriver
6 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
7 4 (7.14%) git-flow
8 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.36%) Subversion
8 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.57%) JSUnit
9 2 (3.57%) JUnit
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (1.79%) GoCD
10 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.79%) YouTrack
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (64.29%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) Java Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Tester
4 7 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.93%) AWS Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Integration Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Salesforce Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) MuleSoft Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Integration Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.36%) T-SQL Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (51.79%) REST
2 23 (41.07%) XML
3 22 (39.29%) Web Services
4 19 (33.93%) JSON
5 8 (14.29%) Spring Boot
6 7 (12.50%) .NET
6 7 (12.50%) HTML
7 5 (8.93%) OAuth
8 4 (7.14%) CSS
8 4 (7.14%) Visualforce
8 4 (7.14%) XSLT
9 3 (5.36%) Dropwizard
9 3 (5.36%) Kafka
9 3 (5.36%) Node.js
9 3 (5.36%) RESTful
10 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.57%) jQuery
10 2 (3.57%) Spring
10 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) PKI
3 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) CMDB
5 1 (1.79%) DataPower
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
1 3 (5.36%) Unix
2 2 (3.57%) Android
2 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.14%) Microservices
3 14 (25.00%) Scrum
4 13 (23.21%) Test Automation
5 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (14.29%) DevOps
5 8 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.50%) Migration
6 7 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (12.50%) TDD
7 6 (10.71%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (10.71%) OO
7 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
7 6 (10.71%) User Stories
8 5 (8.93%) Integration Testing
8 5 (8.93%) OOP
9 4 (7.14%) Release Management
9 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) Java
2 13 (23.21%) C#
2 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
3 11 (19.64%) SQL
4 4 (7.14%) Apex Code
4 4 (7.14%) SOQL
5 3 (5.36%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) Scala
5 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.57%) C++
6 2 (3.57%) Java 8
6 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.79%) C
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Terraform
2 1 (1.79%) Grafana
2 1 (1.79%) Kibana
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) MuleSoft
4 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.57%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.57%) Splunk
5 2 (3.57%) Telerik
5 2 (3.57%) Trustwave
5 2 (3.57%) Workday
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) webMethods