The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 43 72 53
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -19
Contract jobs citing SOAP 35 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.47% 1.23% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.16% 6.09% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 13
Median daily rate £340 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £279 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £518 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £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 £34.50 £37.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +7.95%
SOAP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
266 345 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.34% 20.25% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 201 186
Median daily rate £350 £350 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Edinburgh region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Edinburgh region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 63 (94.03%) XML
2 62 (92.54%) Java
3 55 (82.09%) JBoss
4 52 (77.61%) Java EE
5 48 (71.64%) Web Services
6 44 (65.67%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (59.70%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (59.70%) SOA
7 40 (59.70%) XSLT
8 39 (58.21%) JSF
9 37 (55.22%) RichFaces
9 37 (55.22%) Scrum
10 36 (53.73%) HTML
11 33 (49.25%) Maven
12 31 (46.27%) Oracle
13 30 (44.78%) Hibernate
14 29 (43.28%) Eclipse
14 29 (43.28%) SQL
14 29 (43.28%) jBPM
14 29 (43.28%) Drools
15 28 (41.79%) JPA
16 27 (40.30%) Subversion
16 27 (40.30%) Oracle Database
17 26 (38.81%) Open Source
17 26 (38.81%) Open Source Development
17 26 (38.81%) TDD
18 25 (37.31%) JMS
19 20 (29.85%) Mentoring
20 19 (28.36%) Coaching
21 18 (26.87%) JavaScript

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 55 (82.09%) JBoss
2 1 (1.49%) Confluence
2 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) HTTP
2 5 (7.46%) SSL
3 4 (5.97%) SSH
4 1 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (40.30%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) DB2
4 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.49%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (49.25%) Maven
2 29 (43.28%) Eclipse
3 27 (40.30%) Subversion
4 13 (19.40%) JIRA
5 12 (17.91%) SoapUI
6 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.97%) git-flow
7 4 (5.97%) GitLab
8 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.49%) Cobertura
9 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.49%) Gradle
9 1 (1.49%) Grunt
9 1 (1.49%) gulp
9 1 (1.49%) Hudson
9 1 (1.49%) JBehave
9 1 (1.49%) JProfiler
9 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (2.99%) Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (91.04%) Developer
2 52 (77.61%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Senior Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Developer in Test
5 9 (13.43%) UI Developer
6 7 (10.45%) UI/UX Developer
6 7 (10.45%) UX Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Integration Developer
8 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Development Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Test Development Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.49%) Java Engineer
10 1 (1.49%) Lead .NET Developer
10 1 (1.49%) Senior Java Engineer
10 1 (1.49%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (94.03%) XML
2 52 (77.61%) Java EE
3 48 (71.64%) Web Services
4 40 (59.70%) XSLT
5 39 (58.21%) JSF
6 37 (55.22%) RichFaces
7 36 (53.73%) HTML
8 30 (44.78%) Hibernate
9 29 (43.28%) Drools
9 29 (43.28%) jBPM
10 28 (41.79%) JPA
11 25 (37.31%) JMS
12 17 (25.37%) J2EE
12 17 (25.37%) XSD
13 16 (23.88%) RESTful
14 12 (17.91%) Apache CXF
14 12 (17.91%) jQuery
15 10 (14.93%) JSP
16 7 (10.45%) Spring
16 7 (10.45%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) User Experience
2 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) AIX
3 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (65.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (59.70%) Continuous Integration
2 40 (59.70%) SOA
3 37 (55.22%) Scrum
4 26 (38.81%) Open Source
4 26 (38.81%) Open Source Development
4 26 (38.81%) TDD
5 20 (29.85%) Mentoring
6 19 (28.36%) Coaching
7 12 (17.91%) Kanban
8 10 (14.93%) Defect Management
8 10 (14.93%) User Stories
8 10 (14.93%) Web Design
9 6 (8.96%) Workflow
10 5 (7.46%) SDLC
11 3 (4.48%) MVC
11 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
12 2 (2.99%) BPMN
12 2 (2.99%) CRM
12 2 (2.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (92.54%) Java
2 29 (43.28%) SQL
3 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.40%) Python
5 11 (16.42%) PL/SQL
6 10 (14.93%) C
7 3 (4.48%) C#
8 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
1 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.49%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.49%) logstash
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) rkt
2 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.49%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 31 (46.27%) Oracle
2 14 (20.90%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.97%) ForgeRock
4 3 (4.48%) HP
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.49%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) Splunk
6 1 (1.49%) VMware
6 1 (1.49%) Zend