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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 50 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 33 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.76% 1.08% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.58% 5.77% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £416 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-28.59% +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
312 208 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.07% 18.67% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 85 53
Average daily rate £375 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 67 (88.16%) XML
2 55 (72.37%) RESTful
3 54 (71.05%) Web Services
4 46 (60.53%) Java
5 41 (53.95%) HTTP
6 38 (50.00%) JSON
7 32 (42.11%) Linux
8 29 (38.16%) HTML
9 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (34.21%) jQuery
10 26 (34.21%) JavaScript
11 25 (32.89%) Java EE
12 24 (31.58%) Mac OS X
12 24 (31.58%) Waterfall
13 22 (28.95%) JSF
14 21 (27.63%) Apache CXF
15 20 (26.32%) RichFaces
15 20 (26.32%) CSS
16 19 (25.00%) JBoss
16 19 (25.00%) Project Management
17 18 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (23.68%) J2EE
18 17 (22.37%) Open Source
19 16 (21.05%) Web Development
20 15 (19.74%) Web Design
20 15 (19.74%) HTML5
21 14 (18.42%) Mentoring
21 14 (18.42%) Unit Testing
21 14 (18.42%) JSP
21 14 (18.42%) Scrum

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (14.47%) IIS
2 10 (13.16%) Lync
2 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.95%) Apache
5 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.32%) PaaS
1 1 (1.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 41 (53.95%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) DNS
2 1 (1.32%) SSL
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.95%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Subversion
1 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.26%) Ant
2 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.95%) Maven
3 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.95%) Hudson
3 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
1 9 (11.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (73.68%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) UI Developer
2 19 (25.00%) UI Programmer
3 16 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Front-End Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Lead Developer
6 10 (13.16%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Senior UI Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Release Manager
11 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Java Software Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) Portal Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (88.16%) XML
2 55 (72.37%) RESTful
3 54 (71.05%) Web Services
4 38 (50.00%) JSON
5 29 (38.16%) HTML
6 26 (34.21%) jQuery
7 25 (32.89%) Java EE
8 22 (28.95%) JSF
9 21 (27.63%) Apache CXF
10 20 (26.32%) RichFaces
10 20 (26.32%) CSS
11 18 (23.68%) J2EE
12 15 (19.74%) HTML5
13 14 (18.42%) JSP
14 11 (14.47%) CSS3
15 10 (13.16%) REST
15 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET
15 10 (13.16%) .NET
16 8 (10.53%) Backbone.js
17 7 (9.21%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Open Source
2 9 (11.84%) FMCG
3 3 (3.95%) Graphic Design
3 3 (3.95%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.11%) Linux
2 24 (31.58%) Mac OS X
3 4 (5.26%) Windows
4 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.95%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) Waterfall
3 19 (25.00%) Project Management
4 18 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (21.05%) Web Development
6 15 (19.74%) Web Design
7 14 (18.42%) Scrum
7 14 (18.42%) Unit Testing
7 14 (18.42%) Mentoring
8 13 (17.11%) Refactoring
9 11 (14.47%) Release Management
9 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
9 11 (14.47%) DSDM
10 10 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (13.16%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (11.84%) Dependency Management
11 9 (11.84%) Coaching
11 9 (11.84%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) Java
2 26 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.79%) SQL
4 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.95%) PHP
6 2 (2.63%) Scala
6 2 (2.63%) Groovy
7 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.32%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) XQuery
7 1 (1.32%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Puppet
1 4 (5.26%) Vagrant
1 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) StatsD
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.32%) Nagios
2 1 (1.32%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) JBoss
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) IBM
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.32%) InterSystems
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