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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 45 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 40 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.13% 0.68% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.24% 3.65% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 2 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
356 192 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.86% 18.77% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 78 52
Average daily rate £400 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 64 (86.49%) XML
2 63 (85.14%) Web Services
3 50 (67.57%) RESTful
4 42 (56.76%) Java
5 38 (51.35%) HTTP
6 37 (50.00%) JSON
7 31 (41.89%) Linux
8 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (36.49%) HTML
10 26 (35.14%) Waterfall
11 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
12 24 (32.43%) Mac OS X
12 24 (32.43%) Java EE
13 23 (31.08%) Project Management
14 22 (29.73%) jQuery
15 20 (27.03%) CSS
16 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (24.32%) JSF
18 17 (22.97%) RichFaces
19 16 (21.62%) Scrum
19 16 (21.62%) Web Development
19 16 (21.62%) JBoss
20 15 (20.27%) SQL
20 15 (20.27%) Refactoring
20 15 (20.27%) HTML5
21 14 (18.92%) Apache CXF
21 14 (18.92%) Unit Testing
22 13 (17.57%) Release Management
22 13 (17.57%) J2EE
22 13 (17.57%) DSDM

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (13.51%) IIS
2 9 (12.16%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.16%) Lync
2 9 (12.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (2.70%) Apache
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.35%) PaaS
1 1 (1.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 38 (51.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) DNS
2 1 (1.35%) SSL
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.05%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Subversion
1 8 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.46%) Ant
3 6 (8.11%) JUnit
3 6 (8.11%) Maven
4 5 (6.76%) Hudson
4 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.35%) JIRA
5 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (67.57%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) UI Developer
2 15 (20.27%) UI Programmer
3 14 (18.92%) Java Developer
4 13 (17.57%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Lead Developer
6 9 (12.16%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Release Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Java Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Senior UI Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Applications Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (86.49%) XML
2 63 (85.14%) Web Services
3 50 (67.57%) RESTful
4 37 (50.00%) JSON
5 27 (36.49%) HTML
6 24 (32.43%) Java EE
7 22 (29.73%) jQuery
8 20 (27.03%) CSS
9 18 (24.32%) JSF
10 17 (22.97%) RichFaces
11 15 (20.27%) HTML5
12 14 (18.92%) Apache CXF
13 13 (17.57%) J2EE
14 11 (14.86%) CSS3
15 10 (13.51%) JSP
16 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
16 9 (12.16%) .NET
16 9 (12.16%) REST
17 8 (10.81%) Backbone.js
18 7 (9.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Open Source
2 9 (12.16%) FMCG
3 3 (4.05%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.05%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.35%) Blog
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.89%) Linux
2 24 (32.43%) Mac OS X
3 4 (5.41%) Windows
4 3 (4.05%) Android
4 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.14%) Waterfall
3 23 (31.08%) Project Management
4 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (21.62%) Web Development
5 16 (21.62%) Scrum
6 15 (20.27%) Refactoring
7 14 (18.92%) Unit Testing
8 13 (17.57%) Release Management
8 13 (17.57%) DSDM
9 12 (16.22%) Web Design
9 12 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (16.22%) Infrastructure Management
10 11 (14.86%) ITIL
10 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.16%) Dependency Management
11 9 (12.16%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (9.46%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 42 (56.76%) Java
2 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.27%) SQL
4 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.05%) PHP
6 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.35%) Python
6 1 (1.35%) XQuery
6 1 (1.35%) Jython
6 1 (1.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Puppet
1 6 (8.11%) Vagrant
1 6 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.35%) StatsD
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.35%) Nagios
2 1 (1.35%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) JBoss
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle
4 3 (4.05%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) InterSystems
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