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 3 months to 27 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 125 127
Rank change year-on-year +40 +2  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 32 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.58% 0.82% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.32% 2.39% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 12
Median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £299 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £426 £406
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 £40.00 £31.14 £44.00
% change year-on-year +28.47% -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 Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 740 964 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 36.53% 34.17% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 688 514
Median daily rate £388 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £41.88 £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.34% -65.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £10.93 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £16.77 £45.00
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 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
West Yorkshire +27 25 £338 -3.57% 17
South Yorkshire +3 4 £375 - 7
East Yorkshire - 1 £380 - 2
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 43 (63.24%) Java
2 41 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (57.35%) REST
4 30 (44.12%) Spring
5 25 (36.76%) Web Services
6 22 (32.35%) Hibernate
6 22 (32.35%) DevOps
7 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 19 (27.94%) XML
8 19 (27.94%) SOA
9 18 (26.47%) Oracle
9 18 (26.47%) Software Engineering
10 16 (23.53%) TDD
10 16 (23.53%) MVC
10 16 (23.53%) SQL
11 15 (22.06%) NoSQL
12 14 (20.59%) RESTful
12 14 (20.59%) .NET
12 14 (20.59%) HTML
12 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
12 14 (20.59%) MySQL
12 14 (20.59%) OO
12 14 (20.59%) Greenfield Project
13 13 (19.12%) Microservices
13 13 (19.12%) J2EE
13 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
14 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
14 11 (16.18%) CSS
14 11 (16.18%) Scrum
15 10 (14.71%) JUnit

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 3 (4.41%) Apache
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.94%) Confluence
2 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) JBoss
3 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.47%) HipChat
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) SaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) GitHub
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.47%) Force.com
3 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) HTTP
2 3 (4.41%) DNS
2 3 (4.41%) Firewall
2 3 (4.41%) Internet
2 3 (4.41%) LDAP
2 3 (4.41%) SMTP
2 3 (4.41%) SSH
3 2 (2.94%) Extranet
3 2 (2.94%) Intranet
4 1 (1.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) NoSQL
2 14 (20.59%) MySQL
2 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.94%) Big Data
4 2 (2.94%) OLAP
4 2 (2.94%) OLTP
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.94%) Redis
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.47%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.47%) MS Access
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.71%) JUnit
2 10 (14.71%) SoapUI
3 8 (11.76%) Maven
3 8 (11.76%) Selenium
4 6 (8.82%) Mockito
5 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
5 5 (7.35%) JIRA
5 5 (7.35%) jMock
6 4 (5.88%) Gradle
7 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.41%) NUnit
7 3 (4.41%) Subversion
7 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.94%) DbUnit
8 2 (2.94%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.94%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.94%) JMeter
8 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (58.82%) Developer
2 22 (32.35%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Senior Developer
4 8 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior SQL Developer
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Digital Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (57.35%) REST
2 30 (44.12%) Spring
3 25 (36.76%) Web Services
4 22 (32.35%) Hibernate
5 19 (27.94%) XML
6 14 (20.59%) .NET
6 14 (20.59%) HTML
6 14 (20.59%) RESTful
7 13 (19.12%) J2EE
8 11 (16.18%) CSS
9 10 (14.71%) JSON
10 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
11 7 (10.29%) Node.js
12 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
12 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (5.88%) Apache Camel
13 4 (5.88%) HTML5
13 4 (5.88%) Spring MVC
13 4 (5.88%) WSDL
14 3 (4.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (8.82%) User Experience
3 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.88%) iPad
5 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.41%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.41%) Replication
5 3 (4.41%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.47%) BYOD
6 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) Fintech
6 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Unix
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) DevOps
3 19 (27.94%) SOA
4 18 (26.47%) Software Engineering
5 16 (23.53%) MVC
5 16 (23.53%) TDD
6 14 (20.59%) OO
7 13 (19.12%) Microservices
7 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
8 11 (16.18%) Scrum
9 9 (13.24%) BDD
9 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 8 (11.76%) Open Source
11 7 (10.29%) Kanban
12 6 (8.82%) Integration Testing
12 6 (8.82%) Project Management
12 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (7.35%) UML
14 4 (5.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 43 (63.24%) Java
2 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.53%) SQL
4 8 (11.76%) C#
5 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.82%) Python
7 5 (7.35%) PHP
8 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.88%) Groovy
8 4 (5.88%) Ruby
9 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.94%) Go
10 2 (2.94%) Scala
10 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.47%) ECMAScript
11 1 (1.47%) ES6
11 1 (1.47%) Korn
11 1 (1.47%) VB
11 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) FATCA
3 1 (1.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Docker
1 3 (4.41%) vCloud
1 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.41%) vRealize
3 2 (2.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Oracle
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.88%) VMware
4 3 (4.41%) HP
4 3 (4.41%) IBM
4 3 (4.41%) Sage
5 2 (2.94%) Adobe
5 2 (2.94%) Siebel
6 1 (1.47%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) hybris
6 1 (1.47%) Magma
6 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) Solace
6 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.47%) Zend
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday