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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 62 78 50
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -28
Contract jobs citing SOAP 31 12 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.50% 0.75% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.40% 4.29% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 28
Median daily rate £340 £438 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.28% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £485 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £41.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-22.68% +7.82%
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
298 280 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.99% 17.42% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 159 226
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 July 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 July 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 45 (83.33%) Java
1 45 (83.33%) XML
2 40 (74.07%) Java EE
3 39 (72.22%) JBoss
4 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (57.41%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (53.70%) Web Services
7 27 (50.00%) JSF
8 26 (48.15%) Maven
8 26 (48.15%) Hibernate
9 25 (46.30%) RichFaces
10 24 (44.44%) SOA
11 23 (42.59%) XSLT
12 22 (40.74%) HTML
13 21 (38.89%) Eclipse
13 21 (38.89%) Drools
13 21 (38.89%) JPA
13 21 (38.89%) jBPM
14 20 (37.04%) RESTful
15 19 (35.19%) Oracle
16 18 (33.33%) Scrum
16 18 (33.33%) TDD
17 17 (31.48%) Subversion
18 16 (29.63%) SQL
18 16 (29.63%) Open Source
19 15 (27.78%) Oracle Database
19 15 (27.78%) Open Source Development
19 15 (27.78%) JSON
20 14 (25.93%) Spring
20 14 (25.93%) Mentoring

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 39 (72.22%) JBoss
2 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.70%) Apache
3 2 (3.70%) Confluence
3 2 (3.70%) nginx
3 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) HTTP
2 6 (11.11%) SSL
3 4 (7.41%) SSH
4 2 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.96%) RDBMS
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) DB2
4 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (48.15%) Maven
2 21 (38.89%) Eclipse
3 17 (31.48%) Subversion
4 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
5 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 6 (11.11%) JIRA
6 5 (9.26%) Cobertura
6 5 (9.26%) JBehave
6 5 (9.26%) JUnit
7 4 (7.41%) git-flow
7 4 (7.41%) GitLab
7 4 (7.41%) JProfiler
7 4 (7.41%) SoapUI
8 3 (5.56%) Selenium
9 2 (3.70%) Ant
9 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.70%) ClearCase
9 2 (3.70%) gulp
9 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (79.63%) Developer
2 34 (62.96%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Senior Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) UI Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Integration Developer
7 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) UI/UX Developer
7 3 (5.56%) UX Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Developer in Test
8 2 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Lead .NET Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Java Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Senior SQL Programmer
9 1 (1.85%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (83.33%) XML
2 40 (74.07%) Java EE
3 29 (53.70%) Web Services
4 27 (50.00%) JSF
5 26 (48.15%) Hibernate
6 25 (46.30%) RichFaces
7 23 (42.59%) XSLT
8 22 (40.74%) HTML
9 21 (38.89%) Drools
9 21 (38.89%) jBPM
9 21 (38.89%) JPA
10 20 (37.04%) RESTful
11 15 (27.78%) JSON
12 14 (25.93%) Spring
13 12 (22.22%) J2EE
14 11 (20.37%) Apache CXF
14 11 (20.37%) JDBC
14 11 (20.37%) jQuery
15 10 (18.52%) JMS
15 10 (18.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Mac OS X
2 6 (11.11%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Unix
4 2 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (57.41%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (44.44%) SOA
4 18 (33.33%) Scrum
4 18 (33.33%) TDD
5 16 (29.63%) Open Source
6 15 (27.78%) Open Source Development
7 14 (25.93%) Mentoring
8 12 (22.22%) Coaching
9 9 (16.67%) Workflow
10 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
11 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (11.11%) Web Design
13 5 (9.26%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 5 (9.26%) BDD
13 5 (9.26%) BPMN
13 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
13 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
13 5 (9.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (83.33%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) SQL
3 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) Python
5 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.56%) C
6 3 (5.56%) C#
7 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
7 2 (3.70%) PHP 5
7 2 (3.70%) Ruby
7 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
1 2 (3.70%) VirtualBox
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) BladeLogic
2 2 (3.70%) Ansible
2 2 (3.70%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.70%) logstash
2 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) rkt
2 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.70%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) Red Hat
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.41%) ForgeRock
5 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.70%) Google
5 2 (3.70%) Splunk
5 2 (3.70%) VMware