Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 124 140
Rank change year-on-year +27 +16 +22
Contract jobs citing SOAP 111 58 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.22% 1.38% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.43% 4.25% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 44 49
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £354 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.67% -5.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £324 £255 £263
90th Percentile £550 £499 £513
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +26.98% -14.86%

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 1,725 1,365 2,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 34.51% 32.54% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,204 993 1,424
Yorkshire median daily rate £404 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £306 £298 £300
90th Percentile £538 £523 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.13 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +158.47% -57.86%
10th Percentile £15.24 £19.92 £11.73
90th Percentile £43.25 £43.19 £16.10
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% -1.46%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +18 78 £425 +25.93% 14
South Yorkshire +13 27 £500 +24.61% 2
North Yorkshire - 5 £438 - 5
East Yorkshire +2 1 £438 +15.13% 4
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 80 (72.07%) Java
2 63 (56.76%) REST
3 59 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (45.05%) Web Services
5 44 (39.64%) Microservices
6 35 (31.53%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (30.63%) Docker
8 32 (28.83%) XML
9 31 (27.93%) Spring
10 29 (26.13%) Jenkins
11 28 (25.23%) JSON
11 28 (25.23%) Scrum
12 26 (23.42%) Finance
12 26 (23.42%) Spring Boot
13 23 (20.72%) SOA
13 23 (20.72%) TDD
14 22 (19.82%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (18.92%) SoapUI
15 21 (18.92%) HTML
15 21 (18.92%) JavaScript
16 20 (18.02%) SQL
16 20 (18.02%) CSS
16 20 (18.02%) Java 8
17 19 (17.12%) Git (software)
18 18 (16.22%) Test Automation
18 18 (16.22%) Kubernetes
19 17 (15.32%) Selenium
19 17 (15.32%) C#
20 16 (14.41%) Puppet
21 15 (13.51%) OO

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 12 (10.81%) Confluence
2 6 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.60%) Mule
4 3 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.70%) Alfresco
4 3 (2.70%) Anypoint
4 3 (2.70%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.70%) Documentum
4 3 (2.70%) Drupal
4 3 (2.70%) FileNet
4 3 (2.70%) JBoss
4 3 (2.70%) Liferay
4 3 (2.70%) LiveCycle
4 3 (2.70%) LiveLink
4 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.80%) Apache
5 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.41%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (3.60%) Serverless
4 3 (2.70%) Force.com
4 3 (2.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.80%) Datadog
6 1 (0.90%) Boomi
6 1 (0.90%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) SSH
2 2 (1.80%) HTTP
3 1 (0.90%) Extranet
3 1 (0.90%) Intranet
3 1 (0.90%) Skype
3 1 (0.90%) SSL
3 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.21%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (5.41%) MySQL
5 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.60%) Big Data
6 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.60%) HBase
6 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.70%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.70%) SQLite
8 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.80%) MS Access
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.90%) OLAP
9 1 (0.90%) OLTP
9 1 (0.90%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 29 (26.13%) Jenkins
2 21 (18.92%) SoapUI
3 19 (17.12%) Git (software)
4 17 (15.32%) Selenium
5 11 (9.91%) JIRA
5 11 (9.91%) Subversion
6 9 (8.11%) Bitbucket
7 8 (7.21%) Maven
8 7 (6.31%) Eclipse
9 5 (4.50%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.50%) JUnit
9 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (4.50%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.60%) Ant
10 4 (3.60%) git-flow
10 4 (3.60%) Xcode
11 3 (2.70%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.70%) Mockito
11 3 (2.70%) MSTest
11 3 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 26 (23.42%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Retail
3 4 (3.60%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
4 3 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (53.15%) Developer
2 37 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 24 (21.62%) Architect
4 21 (18.92%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (12.61%) Tester
6 10 (9.01%) Automation Tester
7 6 (5.41%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.50%) AWS Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Salesforce Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.60%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Consultant
9 4 (3.60%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.70%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (56.76%) REST
2 50 (45.05%) Web Services
3 32 (28.83%) XML
4 31 (27.93%) Spring
5 28 (25.23%) JSON
6 26 (23.42%) Spring Boot
7 21 (18.92%) HTML
8 20 (18.02%) CSS
9 14 (12.61%) RESTful
10 12 (10.81%) .NET
11 9 (8.11%) jQuery
11 9 (8.11%) OAuth
12 8 (7.21%) Kafka
13 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET
13 6 (5.41%) Hibernate
13 6 (5.41%) Node.js
14 5 (4.50%) J2EE
14 5 (4.50%) Java EE
14 5 (4.50%) Visualforce
14 5 (4.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.11%) DataPower
3 8 (7.21%) PKI
4 7 (6.31%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.60%) NHS
7 3 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.90%) CMDB
9 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.90%) iPhone
9 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) Linux
2 5 (4.50%) Android
2 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.50%) Unix
2 5 (4.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (39.64%) Microservices
3 35 (31.53%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (25.23%) Scrum
5 23 (20.72%) SOA
5 23 (20.72%) TDD
6 22 (19.82%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (16.22%) Test Automation
8 15 (13.51%) OO
9 14 (12.61%) Migration
10 12 (10.81%) BDD
11 11 (9.91%) DevOps
11 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
12 9 (8.11%) Data Modelling
12 9 (8.11%) Integration Testing
12 9 (8.11%) Kanban
12 9 (8.11%) Test Scripting
13 8 (7.21%) Open Source
13 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
13 8 (7.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (72.07%) Java
2 21 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.02%) Java 8
3 20 (18.02%) SQL
4 17 (15.32%) C#
5 7 (6.31%) Python
6 6 (5.41%) Scala
7 5 (4.50%) Apex Code
7 5 (4.50%) SOQL
8 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.70%) Groovy
9 3 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.80%) C++
10 2 (1.80%) VB
11 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) Sun Certification
2 3 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (30.63%) Docker
2 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.80%) vSphere
4 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (16.22%) Kubernetes
2 16 (14.41%) Puppet
3 14 (12.61%) Ansible
4 9 (8.11%) Terraform
5 1 (0.90%) Grafana
5 1 (0.90%) Kibana
5 1 (0.90%) Oozie
5 1 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) IBM
1 14 (12.61%) Oracle
2 7 (6.31%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.50%) MuleSoft
4 3 (2.70%) Adobe
4 3 (2.70%) FatWire
4 3 (2.70%) Interwoven
4 3 (2.70%) OpenText
4 3 (2.70%) Sencha
4 3 (2.70%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.70%) Splunk
4 3 (2.70%) Vignette
4 3 (2.70%) VMware
4 3 (2.70%) Xerox
5 2 (1.80%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.80%) Coverity
5 2 (1.80%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.80%) hybris
6 1 (0.90%) ServiceNow