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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 71 71 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing SOAP 23 12 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.52% 0.83% 2.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.85% 4.78% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 18
Median daily rate £350 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
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
293 251 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.31% 17.33% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 158 210
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 41 (82.00%) XML
2 39 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (62.00%) RESTful
5 29 (58.00%) Java
6 28 (56.00%) Java EE
7 26 (52.00%) Waterfall
8 24 (48.00%) Web Services
9 23 (46.00%) JBoss
9 23 (46.00%) JSON
10 22 (44.00%) Hibernate
11 20 (40.00%) jQuery
12 19 (38.00%) Spring
12 19 (38.00%) HTTP
13 18 (36.00%) SOA
13 18 (36.00%) Linux
14 17 (34.00%) XSLT
14 17 (34.00%) Eclipse
14 17 (34.00%) JavaScript
14 17 (34.00%) Mac OS X
14 17 (34.00%) JSF
14 17 (34.00%) Maven
14 17 (34.00%) RichFaces
14 17 (34.00%) SDLC
15 16 (32.00%) jBPM
15 16 (32.00%) Web Development
15 16 (32.00%) Drools
16 15 (30.00%) Apache CXF
16 15 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (30.00%) Unit Testing

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 23 (46.00%) JBoss
2 13 (26.00%) WebLogic
3 10 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (14.00%) Apache
4 7 (14.00%) nginx
4 7 (14.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.00%) Confluence
5 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) LDAP
2 2 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.00%) DB2
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.00%) Big Data
6 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.00%) HBase
6 1 (2.00%) MySQL
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Eclipse
1 17 (34.00%) Maven
2 14 (28.00%) JProfiler
3 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.00%) Cobertura
4 5 (10.00%) JBehave
4 5 (10.00%) JUnit
5 4 (8.00%) Subversion
6 3 (6.00%) Ant
6 3 (6.00%) Selenium
7 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.00%) ClearCase
7 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.00%) Gradle
7 2 (4.00%) Hudson
7 2 (4.00%) JIRA
7 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (6.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) Developer
2 22 (44.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (2.00%) Angular Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Development Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) Senior Development Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (2.00%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (82.00%) XML
2 31 (62.00%) RESTful
3 28 (56.00%) Java EE
4 24 (48.00%) Web Services
5 23 (46.00%) JSON
6 22 (44.00%) Hibernate
7 20 (40.00%) jQuery
8 19 (38.00%) Spring
9 17 (34.00%) JSF
9 17 (34.00%) RichFaces
9 17 (34.00%) XSLT
10 16 (32.00%) Drools
10 16 (32.00%) jBPM
11 15 (30.00%) Apache CXF
11 15 (30.00%) J2EE
12 13 (26.00%) HTML
13 8 (16.00%) CSS
13 8 (16.00%) HTML5
13 8 (16.00%) JPA
14 7 (14.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Linux
2 17 (34.00%) Mac OS X
3 5 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) AIX
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (52.00%) Waterfall
4 18 (36.00%) SOA
5 17 (34.00%) SDLC
6 16 (32.00%) Web Development
7 15 (30.00%) Project Management
7 15 (30.00%) TDD
7 15 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 15 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (28.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 14 (28.00%) BPMN
8 14 (28.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (26.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (26.00%) Workflow
10 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
10 12 (24.00%) Software Testing
11 11 (22.00%) Scrum
11 11 (22.00%) System Testing
12 10 (20.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) Java
2 17 (34.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.00%) PHP
3 7 (14.00%) PHP 5
3 7 (14.00%) SQL
4 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) Ruby
4 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
1 2 (4.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) BladeLogic
2 2 (4.00%) Ansible
2 2 (4.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.00%) logstash
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.00%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) Splunk
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
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