The first table below looks at the demand for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 49 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 32 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.49% 0.53% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.04% 2.68% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 12
Average daily rate £425 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £455 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £495 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
354 149 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.57% 19.79% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 78 68
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SOAP
Scotland

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 42 (91.30%) Web Services
2 30 (65.22%) XML
3 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (50.00%) Java
4 23 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 22 (47.83%) Linux
5 22 (47.83%) Project Management
6 18 (39.13%) Scrum
7 16 (34.78%) Release Management
8 14 (30.43%) RESTful
8 14 (30.43%) REST
9 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (28.26%) JSON
9 13 (28.26%) HTTP
10 12 (26.09%) Mac OS X
10 12 (26.09%) DSDM
10 12 (26.09%) Java EE
10 12 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (23.91%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Management
11 11 (23.91%) ITIL
11 11 (23.91%) SQL
11 11 (23.91%) SOA
11 11 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (21.74%) Ant
12 10 (21.74%) Maven
12 10 (21.74%) Business Transformation
12 10 (21.74%) Vagrant
12 10 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (21.74%) Puppet

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
1 1 (2.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Ant
1 10 (21.74%) Maven
2 9 (19.57%) Hudson
2 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
2 9 (19.57%) TeamCity
3 7 (15.22%) Selenium
3 7 (15.22%) SoapUI
4 6 (13.04%) JUnit
5 4 (8.70%) JIRA
6 3 (6.52%) Subversion
6 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.17%) Apache Ivy
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Release Manager
2 9 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Test Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Java Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Applications Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Portal Developer
7 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (91.30%) Web Services
2 30 (65.22%) XML
3 14 (30.43%) RESTful
3 14 (30.43%) REST
4 13 (28.26%) JSON
5 12 (26.09%) Java EE
6 8 (17.39%) CSS
6 8 (17.39%) HTML
6 8 (17.39%) Spring
7 5 (10.87%) jQuery
7 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
7 5 (10.87%) CSS3
7 5 (10.87%) HTML5
8 4 (8.70%) Backbone.js
8 4 (8.70%) Drools
9 3 (6.52%) JSF
9 3 (6.52%) Spring MVC
9 3 (6.52%) JPA
9 3 (6.52%) JMS
9 3 (6.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) FMCG
2 5 (10.87%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.17%) DataPower
3 1 (2.17%) Blog
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) Mac OS X
3 8 (17.39%) Windows
4 4 (8.70%) UNIX
5 1 (2.17%) Android
5 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 22 (47.83%) Project Management
4 18 (39.13%) Scrum
5 16 (34.78%) Release Management
6 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (26.09%) DSDM
7 12 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (23.91%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Management
8 11 (23.91%) ITIL
8 11 (23.91%) SOA
8 11 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (21.74%) Business Transformation
10 9 (19.57%) Migration
11 8 (17.39%) Refactoring
12 7 (15.22%) Web Development
12 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
13 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
13 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (23.91%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Vagrant
1 10 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (21.74%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Ganglia
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) StatsD
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) JBoss
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) IBM
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