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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 107 114
Rank change year-on-year +31 +7  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 24 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.70% 0.78% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.58% 2.21% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 4
Median daily rate £338 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% +23.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £303 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £435 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 £31.14 £44.00
% change year-on-year -61.68% -29.23%  

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 524 724 540
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 37.16% 35.28% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 524 380
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 24 June 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 +24 15 £348 +6.92% 17
Bradford +10 4 £320 -8.57%
Halifax +10 3 £315 -3.07% 2
Wakefield - 1 £350 -
SOAP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 34 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (65.38%) REST
2 30 (57.69%) Java
3 23 (44.23%) Web Services
4 22 (42.31%) Spring
5 17 (32.69%) DevOps
6 16 (30.77%) Hibernate
7 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
8 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 12 (23.08%) MVC
9 12 (23.08%) SQL
9 12 (23.08%) .NET
9 12 (23.08%) Oracle
9 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 12 (23.08%) XML
10 11 (21.15%) MySQL
10 11 (21.15%) SOA
10 11 (21.15%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (19.23%) J2EE
11 10 (19.23%) HTML
11 10 (19.23%) TDD
11 10 (19.23%) Microservices
11 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
11 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
12 8 (15.38%) QA
12 8 (15.38%) Scrum
12 8 (15.38%) CSS
13 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
13 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
13 7 (13.46%) RESTful

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 2 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (3.85%) Apache
1 2 (3.85%) Confluence
1 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.92%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.92%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
2 2 (3.85%) GitHub
2 2 (3.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.92%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) DNS
1 3 (5.77%) Firewall
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
1 3 (5.77%) Internet
1 3 (5.77%) LDAP
1 3 (5.77%) SMTP
1 3 (5.77%) SSH
2 2 (3.85%) Extranet
2 2 (3.85%) Intranet
3 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.15%) MySQL
3 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Big Data
4 2 (3.85%) OLAP
4 2 (3.85%) OLTP
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.92%) MS Access
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) SoapUI
2 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.54%) JUnit
2 6 (11.54%) Selenium
3 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.69%) jMock
4 4 (7.69%) Mockito
5 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.85%) DbUnit
6 2 (3.85%) FitNesse
6 2 (3.85%) JIRA
6 2 (3.85%) Maven
6 2 (3.85%) NUnit
6 2 (3.85%) SonarQube
6 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.85%) Toad
7 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.92%) Hudson
7 1 (1.92%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.46%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Test Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Digital Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Principal Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (65.38%) REST
2 23 (44.23%) Web Services
3 22 (42.31%) Spring
4 16 (30.77%) Hibernate
5 12 (23.08%) .NET
5 12 (23.08%) XML
6 10 (19.23%) HTML
6 10 (19.23%) J2EE
7 8 (15.38%) CSS
8 7 (13.46%) RESTful
9 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
9 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.69%) WSDL
11 3 (5.77%) Apache Axis
11 3 (5.77%) JSP
11 3 (5.77%) Node.js
11 3 (5.77%) Sass
11 3 (5.77%) Spring MVC
11 3 (5.77%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (9.62%) User Experience
3 4 (7.69%) iPad
3 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.77%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.77%) Replication
4 3 (5.77%) Virtual Team
4 3 (5.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) BYOD
6 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Android
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) DevOps
3 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (23.08%) MVC
5 11 (21.15%) SOA
6 10 (19.23%) Microservices
6 10 (19.23%) TDD
6 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
7 8 (15.38%) Scrum
8 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
8 7 (13.46%) Kanban
8 7 (13.46%) Open Source
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.54%) OO
9 6 (11.54%) Project Management
9 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.69%) BDD
10 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) Java
2 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (11.54%) C#
4 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.62%) Python
6 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.69%) Groovy
6 4 (7.69%) PHP
7 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.85%) Go
8 2 (3.85%) Ruby
8 2 (3.85%) Scala
9 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
1 3 (5.77%) vCloud
1 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Puppet
2 3 (5.77%) vRealize
3 2 (3.85%) Ansible
3 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (7.69%) VMware
4 3 (5.77%) Sage
5 2 (3.85%) Adobe
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Siebel
6 1 (1.92%) hybris
6 1 (1.92%) Magma
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) Zend
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