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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 69 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 12 32 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.79% 2.49% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 8.94% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 2
Average daily rate
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£360 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £479 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
264 358 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.29% 27.84% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 204 77
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 17 (68.00%) XML
2 16 (64.00%) RESTful
3 15 (60.00%) Java
3 15 (60.00%) Web Services
4 13 (52.00%) Linux
5 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (40.00%) HTTP
7 10 (40.00%) JSON
8 9 (36.00%) Apache
8 9 (36.00%) PHP
8 9 (36.00%) Mac OS X
9 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
9 8 (32.00%) SOA
9 8 (32.00%) PHP5
9 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (32.00%) Apache CXF
9 8 (32.00%) nginx
10 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
10 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (28.00%) WordPress
11 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
11 6 (24.00%) JBoss
11 6 (24.00%) J2EE
11 6 (24.00%) REST
12 5 (20.00%) Spring
12 5 (20.00%) Java EE
13 4 (16.00%) Maven
13 4 (16.00%) Web Development
13 4 (16.00%) JPA

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 9 (36.00%) Apache
2 8 (32.00%) nginx
3 7 (28.00%) WordPress
4 6 (24.00%) JBoss
5 1 (4.00%) CMS
5 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Heroku
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) SMTP
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) DataStax
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (16.00%) Maven
3 3 (12.00%) JProfiler
4 2 (8.00%) Fiddler
5 1 (4.00%) NCrunch
5 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.00%) Xcode
5 1 (4.00%) NUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Tester
7 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) XML
2 16 (64.00%) RESTful
3 15 (60.00%) Web Services
4 10 (40.00%) JSON
5 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
5 8 (32.00%) Apache CXF
6 6 (24.00%) J2EE
6 6 (24.00%) REST
7 5 (20.00%) Spring
7 5 (20.00%) Java EE
8 4 (16.00%) JPA
8 4 (16.00%) jQuery
8 4 (16.00%) HTML
8 4 (16.00%) XSLT
9 3 (12.00%) JAAS
9 3 (12.00%) RichFaces
9 3 (12.00%) JSF
10 2 (8.00%) jBPM
10 2 (8.00%) Drools
10 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) iSeries
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) SOA
2 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.00%) Web Development
4 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Refactoring
4 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Web Design
6 2 (8.00%) Content Management
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Release Management
6 2 (8.00%) System Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) PHP
4 8 (32.00%) PHP5
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Graphite
1 1 (4.00%) StatsD
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) IBM