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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 79 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 13 41 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.80% 3.20% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.39% 11.11% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 4
Average daily rate
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£364 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £470 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.79% +8.64%
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
296 369 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.22% 28.81% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 232 78
Average daily rate £350 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015, 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 16 (64.00%) Web Services
2 15 (60.00%) XML
3 14 (56.00%) RESTful
4 12 (48.00%) Java
5 11 (44.00%) Linux
6 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (36.00%) J2EE
8 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (28.00%) HTTP
9 7 (28.00%) Spring
9 7 (28.00%) JSON
10 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (24.00%) jQuery
10 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (24.00%) SOA
10 6 (24.00%) Mac OS X
10 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
10 6 (24.00%) SQL
11 5 (20.00%) Oracle
11 5 (20.00%) Apache
11 5 (20.00%) ISEB
11 5 (20.00%) TDD
11 5 (20.00%) Java EE
11 5 (20.00%) Maven
12 4 (16.00%) Selenium
12 4 (16.00%) Apache CXF
12 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
12 4 (16.00%) Workflow
12 4 (16.00%) XSLT

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) WordPress
2 3 (12.00%) nginx
2 3 (12.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) Node.js
3 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (4.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.00%) DataStax
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Maven
2 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (16.00%) Selenium
3 3 (12.00%) JProfiler
3 3 (12.00%) Toad
4 2 (8.00%) JUnit
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) Ant
5 1 (4.00%) JMeter
5 1 (4.00%) NUnit
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.00%) Gradle
5 1 (4.00%) NCrunch
5 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.00%) Fiddler
5 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) HttpUnit
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Database Developer
7 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
7 1 (4.00%) CRM Developer
7 1 (4.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) Web Services
2 15 (60.00%) XML
3 14 (56.00%) RESTful
4 9 (36.00%) J2EE
5 7 (28.00%) Spring
5 7 (28.00%) JSON
6 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (20.00%) Java EE
8 4 (16.00%) HTML
8 4 (16.00%) XSLT
8 4 (16.00%) REST
8 4 (16.00%) Apache CXF
9 3 (12.00%) HTML5
9 3 (12.00%) CSS3
9 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (12.00%) CSS
9 3 (12.00%) JSF
9 3 (12.00%) Ajax
10 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) SOA
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (16.00%) Workflow
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) API Design
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) ETL
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) PHP
5 3 (12.00%) PHP5
6 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) StatsD
1 1 (4.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Informatica
2 3 (12.00%) Teradata
3 1 (4.00%) Alterian