Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 125 165
Rank change year-on-year +19 +40 -11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 104 67 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.07% 1.57% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.04% 4.39% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 49 46
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.88% -4.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £270 £302 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £472
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £31.90
% change year-on-year +6.25% +25.39% -4.78%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,722 1,525 1,933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 34.32% 35.84% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,203 1,088 1,386
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £297 £299
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +304.41% -74.50%
10th Percentile £15.74 £36.13 £9.96
90th Percentile £41.94 £43.38 £33.75
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.64% +8.00% +4.17%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Yorkshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOAP in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Yorkshire

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Yorkshire

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Yorkshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
West Yorkshire +3 78 £390 +9.09% 27
South Yorkshire +4 21 £488 +28.29% 8
North Yorkshire - 4 £425 - 2
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 77 (74.04%) Java
2 72 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (55.77%) REST
4 39 (37.50%) Web Services
5 38 (36.54%) Scrum
6 34 (32.69%) Spring
6 34 (32.69%) XML
7 31 (29.81%) Microservices
8 30 (28.85%) TDD
9 29 (27.88%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (26.92%) Git (software)
10 28 (26.92%) HTML
11 27 (25.96%) JSON
12 26 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 24 (23.08%) Oracle
13 24 (23.08%) CSS
14 23 (22.12%) SQL
15 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
16 21 (20.19%) SOA
16 21 (20.19%) Docker
17 20 (19.23%) Spring Boot
17 20 (19.23%) C#
17 20 (19.23%) SoapUI
18 19 (18.27%) BDD
18 19 (18.27%) Problem-Solving
19 18 (17.31%) Selenium
20 17 (16.35%) Finance
20 17 (16.35%) OO
21 16 (15.38%) Test Automation
21 16 (15.38%) Open Source

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (8.65%) Confluence
2 6 (5.77%) Apache
2 6 (5.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.88%) Alfresco
3 3 (2.88%) Documentum
3 3 (2.88%) Drupal
3 3 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.88%) FileNet
3 3 (2.88%) Liferay
3 3 (2.88%) LiveCycle
3 3 (2.88%) LiveLink
3 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.92%) JBoss
4 2 (1.92%) Mule
4 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.96%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.77%) Force.com
1 6 (5.77%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.92%) Datadog
2 2 (1.92%) GitHub
3 1 (0.96%) Boomi
3 1 (0.96%) CloudBees
3 1 (0.96%) IaaS
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) HTTP
2 3 (2.88%) SSH
3 2 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) Relational Database
1 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 10 (9.62%) MySQL
4 8 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.88%) Big Data
7 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.88%) HBase
7 3 (2.88%) SQLite
8 2 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.92%) MS Access
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.96%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 28 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 26 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 20 (19.23%) SoapUI
4 18 (17.31%) Selenium
5 15 (14.42%) Subversion
6 10 (9.62%) Maven
7 7 (6.73%) Eclipse
7 7 (6.73%) JIRA
8 6 (5.77%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.77%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (4.81%) JUnit
10 4 (3.85%) Bitbucket
10 4 (3.85%) Mockito
10 4 (3.85%) MSTest
10 4 (3.85%) NUnit
10 4 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.85%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.85%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 17 (16.35%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Retail
3 6 (5.77%) Marketing
4 4 (3.85%) Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Publishing
6 2 (1.92%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (50.96%) Developer
2 28 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 21 (20.19%) Architect
4 18 (17.31%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (13.46%) Tester
6 11 (10.58%) Automation Tester
7 9 (8.65%) Analyst
8 8 (7.69%) Java Architect
8 8 (7.69%) Java Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.69%) Test Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) Manual Test Analyst
10 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Salesforce Developer
11 5 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.81%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Consultant
12 4 (3.85%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 4 (3.85%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (55.77%) REST
2 39 (37.50%) Web Services
3 34 (32.69%) Spring
3 34 (32.69%) XML
4 28 (26.92%) HTML
5 27 (25.96%) JSON
6 24 (23.08%) CSS
7 20 (19.23%) Spring Boot
8 13 (12.50%) .NET
8 13 (12.50%) RESTful
9 11 (10.58%) Node.js
10 10 (9.62%) AngularJS
11 9 (8.65%) jQuery
12 8 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (7.69%) HTML5
13 7 (6.73%) Kafka
14 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET
14 6 (5.77%) J2EE
14 6 (5.77%) Visualforce
14 6 (5.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.85%) DataPower
3 4 (3.85%) NHS
4 3 (2.88%) PKI
5 2 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.96%) CMDB
6 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.42%) Linux
2 7 (6.73%) Unix
3 6 (5.77%) Android
4 5 (4.81%) Windows
5 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (36.54%) Scrum
3 31 (29.81%) Microservices
4 30 (28.85%) TDD
5 29 (27.88%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (20.19%) SOA
7 19 (18.27%) BDD
7 19 (18.27%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (16.35%) OO
9 16 (15.38%) Open Source
9 16 (15.38%) Test Automation
10 15 (14.42%) Test Scripting
11 11 (10.58%) API Testing
11 11 (10.58%) Kanban
11 11 (10.58%) Migration
12 10 (9.62%) Exploratory Testing
12 10 (9.62%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (9.62%) User Stories
13 9 (8.65%) Decision-Making
13 9 (8.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 77 (74.04%) Java
2 23 (22.12%) SQL
3 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.23%) C#
5 15 (14.42%) Java 8
6 9 (8.65%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.69%) Python
8 6 (5.77%) Apex Code
8 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.77%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.77%) SOQL
9 3 (2.88%) Groovy
9 3 (2.88%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.88%) Scala
9 3 (2.88%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.92%) VB
11 1 (0.96%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.96%) C++
11 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) TOGAF Certification
3 3 (2.88%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.50%) QA
2 4 (3.85%) PMO
3 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.96%) PSD2
System Software
1 21 (20.19%) Docker
2 8 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.77%) VMware Server
4 3 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.92%) vSphere
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 12 (11.54%) Puppet
3 10 (9.62%) Ansible
4 8 (7.69%) Terraform
5 2 (1.92%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.92%) OpenView
5 2 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.96%) Oozie
6 1 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (23.08%) Oracle
2 9 (8.65%) IBM
3 8 (7.69%) VMware
4 6 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.81%) MuleSoft
6 4 (3.85%) Splunk
7 3 (2.88%) Adobe
7 3 (2.88%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.88%) FatWire
7 3 (2.88%) Hortonworks
7 3 (2.88%) Interwoven
7 3 (2.88%) OpenText
7 3 (2.88%) Sencha
7 3 (2.88%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.88%) Vignette
7 3 (2.88%) Xerox
8 2 (1.92%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.92%) Perforce
8 2 (1.92%) Sybase