Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 131 139
Rank change year-on-year +21 +8 -13
Contract jobs citing SOAP 89 58 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.80% 1.32% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.59% 4.56% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 45
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £331 £255 £263
90th Percentile £539 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £32.59
% change year-on-year +5.56% +38.08% -11.32%

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 1,592 1,271 1,921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 32.27% 28.93% 34.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,108 946 1,327
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £292 £285
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.83 £35.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.77% +137.29% -60.18%
10th Percentile £15.24 £17.76 £13.50
90th Percentile £43.25 £40.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

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 November 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 15 November 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 +21 67 £425 +32.81% 26
South Yorkshire -5 16 £450 +9.76% 3
North Yorkshire - 5 £438 - 2
East Yorkshire +3 1 £438 +15.13%
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 59 (66.29%) Java
2 48 (53.93%) REST
3 38 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (40.45%) Web Services
5 32 (35.96%) XML
5 32 (35.96%) Microservices
6 27 (30.34%) JSON
7 25 (28.09%) Scrum
7 25 (28.09%) Docker
8 23 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (24.72%) Jenkins
10 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
10 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
11 19 (21.35%) HTML
11 19 (21.35%) CSS
11 19 (21.35%) Finance
12 18 (20.22%) SoapUI
13 16 (17.98%) Spring
13 16 (17.98%) Spring Boot
13 16 (17.98%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (16.85%) Test Automation
14 15 (16.85%) SOA
15 14 (15.73%) C#
15 14 (15.73%) SQL
15 14 (15.73%) Confluence
15 14 (15.73%) TDD
15 14 (15.73%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (14.61%) Java 8
16 13 (14.61%) Selenium
16 13 (14.61%) RESTful

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 14 (15.73%) Confluence
2 4 (4.49%) Anypoint
2 4 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.49%) Mule
3 3 (3.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.37%) Alfresco
3 3 (3.37%) Documentum
3 3 (3.37%) Drupal
3 3 (3.37%) FileNet
3 3 (3.37%) JBoss
3 3 (3.37%) Liferay
3 3 (3.37%) LiveCycle
3 3 (3.37%) LiveLink
3 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.25%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.25%) IIS
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (6.74%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (4.49%) Serverless
4 3 (3.37%) Force.com
4 3 (3.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.25%) Datadog
5 2 (2.25%) Sage Pay
6 1 (1.12%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) SSH
2 1 (1.12%) Extranet
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) Intranet
2 1 (1.12%) Skype
2 1 (1.12%) SSL
2 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (6.74%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.62%) MySQL
5 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.37%) SQLite
6 2 (2.25%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.25%) Big Data
6 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.25%) HBase
6 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.25%) MS Access
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.12%) OLAP
7 1 (1.12%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 22 (24.72%) Jenkins
2 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
3 18 (20.22%) SoapUI
4 13 (14.61%) Selenium
5 12 (13.48%) JIRA
5 12 (13.48%) Subversion
6 9 (10.11%) Bitbucket
7 8 (8.99%) Maven
8 6 (6.74%) Eclipse
8 6 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (6.74%) WebDriver
9 5 (5.62%) JUnit
10 4 (4.49%) Ant
10 4 (4.49%) git-flow
10 4 (4.49%) Xcode
11 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
11 3 (3.37%) Mercurial
11 3 (3.37%) Mockito
11 3 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (3.37%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (21.35%) Finance
2 11 (12.36%) Retail
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Marketing
4 3 (3.37%) Publishing
5 1 (1.12%) Back Office
5 1 (1.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 51 (57.30%) Developer
2 30 (33.71%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.73%) Architect
4 12 (13.48%) Tester
5 11 (12.36%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.99%) Automation Tester
7 6 (6.74%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.62%) AWS Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Salesforce Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Integration Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Software Integration Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.37%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (53.93%) REST
2 36 (40.45%) Web Services
3 32 (35.96%) XML
4 27 (30.34%) JSON
5 19 (21.35%) CSS
5 19 (21.35%) HTML
6 16 (17.98%) Spring
6 16 (17.98%) Spring Boot
7 13 (14.61%) RESTful
8 11 (12.36%) .NET
9 9 (10.11%) jQuery
10 8 (8.99%) OAuth
11 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
11 6 (6.74%) Node.js
12 5 (5.62%) J2EE
12 5 (5.62%) Java EE
12 5 (5.62%) Visualforce
13 4 (4.49%) Hibernate
13 4 (4.49%) HTML5
13 4 (4.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.99%) PKI
3 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) DataPower
4 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.49%) NHS
5 3 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.12%) CMDB
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) iPhone
7 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.12%) User Experience
7 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Android
2 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.62%) Linux
3 4 (4.49%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.96%) Microservices
3 25 (28.09%) Scrum
4 23 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (17.98%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (16.85%) SOA
6 15 (16.85%) Test Automation
7 14 (15.73%) TDD
8 12 (13.48%) OO
9 11 (12.36%) DevOps
9 11 (12.36%) Migration
10 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
11 9 (10.11%) BDD
11 9 (10.11%) Integration Testing
12 8 (8.99%) OOP
12 8 (8.99%) Web Development
13 7 (7.87%) Data Extraction
13 7 (7.87%) Kanban
13 7 (7.87%) MVC
13 7 (7.87%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 59 (66.29%) Java
2 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.73%) C#
3 14 (15.73%) SQL
4 13 (14.61%) Java 8
5 6 (6.74%) Python
5 6 (6.74%) Scala
6 5 (5.62%) Apex Code
6 5 (5.62%) SOQL
7 3 (3.37%) Groovy
7 3 (3.37%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.25%) C++
8 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.25%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) C
9 1 (1.12%) PHP
9 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.12%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) QA
2 4 (4.49%) PMO
3 1 (1.12%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (28.09%) Docker
2 3 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) Kubernetes
1 9 (10.11%) Terraform
2 8 (8.99%) Puppet
3 6 (6.74%) Ansible
4 1 (1.12%) Grafana
4 1 (1.12%) Kibana
4 1 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Oracle
2 10 (11.24%) IBM
3 8 (8.99%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.49%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.37%) Adobe
6 3 (3.37%) FatWire
6 3 (3.37%) Interwoven
6 3 (3.37%) OpenText
6 3 (3.37%) Sencha
6 3 (3.37%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.37%) Splunk
6 3 (3.37%) Vignette
6 3 (3.37%) Xerox
7 2 (2.25%) Coverity
7 2 (2.25%) Telerik
7 2 (2.25%) VMware
8 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.12%) webMethods