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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 91 111 84
Rank change year-on-year +20 -27  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 36 28 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.67% 0.99% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.94% 3.27% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 23
Median daily rate £363 £390 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £49.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +12.24% +53.12%  

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 729 856 794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 33.75% 30.40% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 605 495
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +23 28 £358 -2.05% 20
South Yorkshire -2 12 £380 -2.56% 2
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 61 (76.25%) Java
2 56 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (62.50%) REST
4 30 (37.50%) Spring
5 29 (36.25%) Web Services
6 22 (27.50%) TDD
6 22 (27.50%) SQL
7 21 (26.25%) OO
7 21 (26.25%) SOA
8 20 (25.00%) QA
9 18 (22.50%) XML
9 18 (22.50%) Software Engineering
9 18 (22.50%) Hibernate
9 18 (22.50%) DevOps
10 17 (21.25%) Oracle
10 17 (21.25%) NoSQL
11 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
12 14 (17.50%) MuleSoft
13 13 (16.25%) E-Commerce
13 13 (16.25%) RESTful
14 12 (15.00%) Mule
14 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
14 12 (15.00%) JSON
14 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
14 12 (15.00%) Scrum
14 12 (15.00%) Mule ESB
14 12 (15.00%) Microservices
15 11 (13.75%) User Experience
15 11 (13.75%) J2EE
15 11 (13.75%) Linux

SOAP
Top Related 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 (15.00%) Mule
1 12 (15.00%) Mule ESB
2 5 (6.25%) Confluence
3 4 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.75%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.75%) Jetty
4 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.50%) Apache
6 1 (1.25%) CMS
6 1 (1.25%) IIS
6 1 (1.25%) JBoss
6 1 (1.25%) nginx
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.25%) HipChat
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.25%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) GitHub
2 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.75%) CloudBees
3 3 (3.75%) IaaS
3 3 (3.75%) OpenShift
3 3 (3.75%) PaaS
3 3 (3.75%) SaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) HTTP
1 5 (6.25%) Internet
2 4 (5.00%) DNS
2 4 (5.00%) Firewall
2 4 (5.00%) LDAP
2 4 (5.00%) SMTP
2 4 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) NoSQL
2 9 (11.25%) MySQL
3 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.50%) Big Data
6 2 (2.50%) Redis
7 1 (1.25%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.75%) SoapUI
3 10 (12.50%) Maven
4 8 (10.00%) JIRA
5 7 (8.75%) JUnit
5 7 (8.75%) Mockito
6 6 (7.50%) Gradle
7 5 (6.25%) SonarQube
7 5 (6.25%) Spock
8 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.00%) jMock
8 4 (5.00%) Selenium
9 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.50%) Ant
10 2 (2.50%) DbUnit
10 2 (2.50%) EasyMock
10 2 (2.50%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.50%) NUnit
10 2 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Banking
2 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (60.00%) Developer
2 28 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Architect
4 10 (12.50%) Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Integration Developer
6 7 (8.75%) MuleSoft Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Digital Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Java Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Digital Technical Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Manual Test Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Digital Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Java Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.50%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (62.50%) REST
2 30 (37.50%) Spring
3 29 (36.25%) Web Services
4 18 (22.50%) Hibernate
4 18 (22.50%) XML
5 13 (16.25%) RESTful
6 12 (15.00%) JSON
7 11 (13.75%) J2EE
8 9 (11.25%) JMS
9 8 (10.00%) CSS
9 8 (10.00%) HTML
9 8 (10.00%) Middleware
9 8 (10.00%) WSDL
10 7 (8.75%) Node.js
10 7 (8.75%) XSD
11 6 (7.50%) EJB
11 6 (7.50%) Servlets
12 5 (6.25%) .NET
12 5 (6.25%) Apache CXF
12 5 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) User Experience
2 7 (8.75%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.00%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.00%) Replication
4 4 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (2.50%) iPad
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Unix
3 3 (3.75%) CentOS
3 3 (3.75%) Windows
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.50%) TDD
3 21 (26.25%) OO
3 21 (26.25%) SOA
4 18 (22.50%) DevOps
4 18 (22.50%) Software Engineering
5 13 (16.25%) E-Commerce
6 12 (15.00%) Microservices
6 12 (15.00%) Scrum
7 11 (13.75%) BDD
8 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.25%) MVC
8 9 (11.25%) Test Scripting
8 9 (11.25%) UML
8 9 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (10.00%) Open Source
10 7 (8.75%) Manual Testing
11 6 (7.50%) B2B
11 6 (7.50%) EAI
11 6 (7.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 61 (76.25%) Java
2 22 (27.50%) SQL
3 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.50%) Groovy
5 5 (6.25%) C#
6 4 (5.00%) PHP
6 4 (5.00%) Scala
7 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.75%) Korn
7 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.75%) Python
7 3 (3.75%) Ruby
7 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.50%) Clojure
8 2 (2.50%) Go
8 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.25%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.25%) ES6
9 1 (1.25%) Jython
9 1 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
1 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) ISEB
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.75%) GlusterFS
2 3 (3.75%) vCloud
3 2 (2.50%) Docker
3 2 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Puppet
1 4 (5.00%) vRealize
2 3 (3.75%) Ansible
2 3 (3.75%) Kibana
2 3 (3.75%) logstash
2 3 (3.75%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Oracle
2 14 (17.50%) MuleSoft
3 5 (6.25%) VMware
4 3 (3.75%) Solace
5 2 (2.50%) Adobe
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.50%) Sage
5 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.25%) Google
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) hybris
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) Magma
6 1 (1.25%) SAP
6 1 (1.25%) Siebel
6 1 (1.25%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.25%) Zend
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