The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 48 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 31 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.63% 1.08% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.23% 5.69% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 1
Average daily rate
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£420 £416 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% -2.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
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
303 211 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.74% 18.91% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 87 52
Average daily rate £375 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 65 (86.67%) XML
2 57 (76.00%) Web Services
3 51 (68.00%) RESTful
4 44 (58.67%) Java
5 38 (50.67%) HTTP
5 38 (50.67%) JSON
6 32 (42.67%) Linux
7 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (36.00%) HTML
9 26 (34.67%) JavaScript
10 25 (33.33%) Waterfall
11 24 (32.00%) Mac OS X
12 22 (29.33%) Java EE
12 22 (29.33%) jQuery
13 20 (26.67%) Project Management
13 20 (26.67%) CSS
14 19 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (25.33%) JSF
15 18 (24.00%) Apache CXF
16 17 (22.67%) RichFaces
16 17 (22.67%) Open Source
17 16 (21.33%) Web Development
17 16 (21.33%) JBoss
18 15 (20.00%) Scrum
18 15 (20.00%) HTML5
19 14 (18.67%) Unit Testing
19 14 (18.67%) J2EE
20 13 (17.33%) Refactoring
21 12 (16.00%) Release Management
21 12 (16.00%) Web Design

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (14.67%) IIS
2 10 (13.33%) Lync
2 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.00%) Apache
5 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.33%) PaaS
1 1 (1.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 38 (50.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.33%) SSL
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Subversion
1 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.67%) Ant
3 4 (5.33%) Maven
3 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.33%) Hudson
3 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.67%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.67%) JUnit
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (70.67%) Developer
2 16 (21.33%) Java Developer
3 15 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 15 (20.00%) UI Programmer
4 13 (17.33%) Front-End Developer
5 11 (14.67%) Lead Developer
6 10 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Release Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Java Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Senior UI Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Portal Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Java Applications Architect
10 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (86.67%) XML
2 57 (76.00%) Web Services
3 51 (68.00%) RESTful
4 38 (50.67%) JSON
5 27 (36.00%) HTML
6 22 (29.33%) jQuery
6 22 (29.33%) Java EE
7 20 (26.67%) CSS
8 19 (25.33%) JSF
9 18 (24.00%) Apache CXF
10 17 (22.67%) RichFaces
11 15 (20.00%) HTML5
12 14 (18.67%) J2EE
13 11 (14.67%) REST
13 11 (14.67%) CSS3
14 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET
14 10 (13.33%) .NET
14 10 (13.33%) JSP
15 8 (10.67%) Hibernate
15 8 (10.67%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Open Source
2 9 (12.00%) FMCG
3 3 (4.00%) Graphic Design
3 3 (4.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.67%) Linux
2 24 (32.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (5.33%) Windows
4 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 20 (26.67%) Project Management
4 19 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (21.33%) Web Development
6 15 (20.00%) Scrum
7 14 (18.67%) Unit Testing
8 13 (17.33%) Refactoring
9 12 (16.00%) Release Management
9 12 (16.00%) Web Design
9 12 (16.00%) DSDM
10 11 (14.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
10 11 (14.67%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure Management
10 11 (14.67%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (13.33%) ITIL
11 10 (13.33%) SOA
12 9 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (12.00%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (58.67%) Java
2 26 (34.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.00%) SQL
4 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.00%) PHP
6 2 (2.67%) Scala
6 2 (2.67%) Groovy
7 1 (1.33%) C
7 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.33%) Python
7 1 (1.33%) XQuery
7 1 (1.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Puppet
1 5 (6.67%) Vagrant
1 5 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) StatsD
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.33%) Nagios
2 1 (1.33%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) JBoss
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) InterSystems
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