Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 121 111
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10 +33
Contract jobs citing SOAP 75 68 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.54% 1.48% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.94% 5.08% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 59
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £401 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.15% -10.83% +33.33%
10th Percentile £361 £270 £291
90th Percentile £575 £549 £638
England median daily rate £500 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00% +2.74%

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 1,518 1,338 1,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 31.17% 29.10% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,068 961 1,052
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £433
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.70% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +175.82% -54.26%
10th Percentile £15.75 £24.07 £13.50
90th Percentile £43.25 £42.40 £43.75
England median hourly rate £41.85 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.61% - +3.90%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +9 51 £438 +9.38% 36
South Yorkshire -29 12 £538 +31.10% 10
North Yorkshire +7 9 £413 - 8
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 44 (58.67%) REST
2 42 (56.00%) XML
3 37 (49.33%) Web Services
4 34 (45.33%) JavaScript
5 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (34.67%) Java
7 25 (33.33%) JSON
8 21 (28.00%) Test Scripting
9 19 (25.33%) Test Automation
10 18 (24.00%) SQL
11 17 (22.67%) C#
12 16 (21.33%) RESTful
13 15 (20.00%) HTML
13 15 (20.00%) .NET
13 15 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (17.33%) SoapUI
14 13 (17.33%) Node.js
15 12 (16.00%) Workday HCM
15 12 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (16.00%) Oracle
15 12 (16.00%) Linux
15 12 (16.00%) CSS
15 12 (16.00%) Red Hat
15 12 (16.00%) Finance
15 12 (16.00%) Scrum
15 12 (16.00%) Workday
15 12 (16.00%) Linux Command Line
16 11 (14.67%) Spring
16 11 (14.67%) Regression Testing
17 10 (13.33%) Maven

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 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (10.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (9.33%) Confluence
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.33%) JBoss
6 3 (4.00%) Anypoint
6 3 (4.00%) Mule
7 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.67%) IIS
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.00%) SaaS
2 3 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.00%) Serverless
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.67%) Sage Pay
4 1 (1.33%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) HTTP
2 5 (6.67%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.67%) SSH
3 2 (2.67%) WebEx
4 1 (1.33%) Extranet
4 1 (1.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.33%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) OLAP
3 1 (1.33%) OLTP
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) SoapUI
2 10 (13.33%) Maven
3 9 (12.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 8 (10.67%) Selenium
5 7 (9.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (6.67%) JIRA
7 5 (6.67%) Rational Application Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Subversion
8 3 (4.00%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.67%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.67%) git-flow
9 2 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.67%) YouTrack
10 1 (1.33%) Mocha
10 1 (1.33%) Mockito
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Back Office
3 2 (2.67%) Front Office
3 2 (2.67%) Military
4 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (57.33%) Developer
2 12 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.67%) Consultant
3 8 (10.67%) Software Developer
3 8 (10.67%) Workday Consultant
4 7 (9.33%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Integration Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Tester
6 4 (5.33%) Developer in Test
6 4 (5.33%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Integration Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) MuleSoft Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Software Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Workday Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Workday Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (58.67%) REST
2 42 (56.00%) XML
3 37 (49.33%) Web Services
4 25 (33.33%) JSON
5 16 (21.33%) RESTful
6 15 (20.00%) .NET
6 15 (20.00%) HTML
7 13 (17.33%) Node.js
8 12 (16.00%) CSS
9 11 (14.67%) Spring
10 9 (12.00%) Chai
10 9 (12.00%) Java EE
10 9 (12.00%) XML Messaging
11 8 (10.67%) Hibernate
12 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
12 7 (9.33%) jQuery
12 7 (9.33%) XSLT
13 6 (8.00%) HTML5
13 6 (8.00%) JAX-RS
13 6 (8.00%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.67%) PKI
4 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.67%) Wiki
5 1 (1.33%) e-Health
5 1 (1.33%) iPhone
5 1 (1.33%) LIMS
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) PACS
5 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Linux
1 12 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (10.67%) Unix
3 4 (5.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.00%) Test Scripting
3 19 (25.33%) Test Automation
4 15 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (16.00%) Scrum
6 11 (14.67%) Regression Testing
7 10 (13.33%) User Stories
8 9 (12.00%) Manual Testing
8 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.67%) DevOps
9 8 (10.67%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 7 (9.33%) Analytics
10 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (8.00%) BDD
11 6 (8.00%) Case Management
11 6 (8.00%) Microservices
11 6 (8.00%) Migration
11 6 (8.00%) MVC
11 6 (8.00%) Scorecard
12 5 (6.67%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.33%) JavaScript
2 26 (34.67%) Java
3 18 (24.00%) SQL
4 17 (22.67%) C#
5 7 (9.33%) Go
6 6 (8.00%) PHP
7 5 (6.67%) Python
7 5 (6.67%) Ruby
8 4 (5.33%) Java 8
8 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.00%) Apex Code
9 3 (4.00%) SOQL
9 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.67%) C
11 1 (1.33%) SOSL
11 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) GDPR
1 2 (2.67%) HL7
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle
1 12 (16.00%) Red Hat
1 12 (16.00%) Workday
2 8 (10.67%) IBM
3 6 (8.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (8.00%) ServiceNow
3 6 (8.00%) Trustwave
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.00%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.67%) Coverity
6 2 (2.67%) Telerik