Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 123 128
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 56 77 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.28% 1.43% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.47% 4.15% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 54
Yorkshire median daily rate £383 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.38% +21.21% +1.54%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £37.23
% change year-on-year +41.07% -14.30% +6.36%

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 1252 1856 1858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.53% 34.48% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 1279 1242
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £294 £282 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 19
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.69 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +138.30% -41.25% -16.67%
10th Percentile £17.76 £13.43 £9.96
90th Percentile £40.50 £44.38 £47.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -7 35 £320 -32.63% 11
South Yorkshire +23 15 £410 +20.59% 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £380 -
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 41 (73.21%) Java
2 26 (46.43%) SQL
2 26 (46.43%) Spring
3 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (35.71%) Web Services
4 20 (35.71%) SoapUI
5 19 (33.93%) Hibernate
6 17 (30.36%) XML
6 17 (30.36%) REST
7 16 (28.57%) Selenium
8 15 (26.79%) C#
9 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
9 13 (23.21%) TDD
9 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
10 12 (21.43%) RESTful
10 12 (21.43%) Scrum
10 12 (21.43%) MVC
10 12 (21.43%) Maven
10 12 (21.43%) J2EE
11 11 (19.64%) HTML
12 10 (17.86%) JUnit
12 10 (17.86%) SOA
12 10 (17.86%) JIRA
12 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
12 10 (17.86%) Exploratory Testing
13 9 (16.07%) Defect Tracking
13 9 (16.07%) Test Scripting
13 9 (16.07%) Mockito
14 8 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (14.29%) Manual Testing

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 7 (12.50%) JBoss
1 7 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.14%) Confluence
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 2 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.79%) Force.com
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) LDAP
1 2 (3.57%) SSH
1 2 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (1.79%) Extranet
2 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) MS Access
4 1 (1.79%) OLAP
4 1 (1.79%) OLTP
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) SoapUI
2 16 (28.57%) Selenium
3 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
4 12 (21.43%) Maven
5 10 (17.86%) JIRA
5 10 (17.86%) JUnit
6 9 (16.07%) Mockito
7 7 (12.50%) Cucumber
8 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
8 5 (8.93%) JMeter
8 5 (8.93%) jMock
8 5 (8.93%) LoadRunner
8 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
9 4 (7.14%) Gatling
10 3 (5.36%) Ant
10 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
10 3 (5.36%) Flyway
10 3 (5.36%) Subversion
11 2 (3.57%) GitLab
11 2 (3.57%) IntelliJ
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Java Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Tester
4 6 (10.71%) Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Manual Tester
6 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Performance Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Manual Test Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) Spring
2 20 (35.71%) Web Services
3 19 (33.93%) Hibernate
4 17 (30.36%) REST
4 17 (30.36%) XML
5 12 (21.43%) J2EE
5 12 (21.43%) RESTful
6 11 (19.64%) HTML
7 8 (14.29%) JSON
8 7 (12.50%) CSS
9 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.93%) .NET
10 5 (8.93%) Java EE
10 5 (8.93%) JAX-WS
11 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
11 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (7.14%) JPA
11 4 (7.14%) Spring MVC
12 3 (5.36%) JAX-RS
13 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) DataPower
3 2 (3.57%) Smartcard
3 2 (3.57%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.21%) TDD
3 12 (21.43%) MVC
3 12 (21.43%) Scrum
4 10 (17.86%) Exploratory Testing
4 10 (17.86%) SOA
4 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
5 9 (16.07%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (16.07%) Test Scripting
6 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 8 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 8 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (14.29%) User Stories
7 6 (10.71%) CRM
7 6 (10.71%) Open Source
7 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.71%) Test Management
8 5 (8.93%) BDD
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (73.21%) Java
2 26 (46.43%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) C#
4 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) C
7 1 (1.79%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
1 2 (3.57%) MCSD
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) IBM
3 4 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.79%) New Relic
4 1 (1.79%) Splunk