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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 42 76 50
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -26
Contract jobs citing SOAP 49 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.20% 0.77% 2.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.55% 4.39% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 8 22
Median daily rate £340 £444 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.38% +5.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £287 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £553 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.88% +21.42%
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
296 296 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.36% 17.64% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 174 188
Median daily rate £350 £361 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 64 (90.14%) Java
2 63 (88.73%) XML
3 55 (77.46%) Java EE
4 54 (76.06%) JBoss
5 46 (64.79%) Web Services
6 45 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (59.15%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (53.52%) JSF
9 37 (52.11%) XSLT
9 37 (52.11%) SOA
10 36 (50.70%) RichFaces
11 34 (47.89%) Maven
11 34 (47.89%) HTML
12 33 (46.48%) Hibernate
13 32 (45.07%) Scrum
14 31 (43.66%) Oracle
15 29 (40.85%) Eclipse
15 29 (40.85%) jBPM
15 29 (40.85%) JPA
15 29 (40.85%) Drools
16 27 (38.03%) SQL
17 26 (36.62%) Subversion
17 26 (36.62%) TDD
17 26 (36.62%) Oracle Database
18 25 (35.21%) Open Source
19 24 (33.80%) Open Source Development
20 21 (29.58%) JMS
21 19 (26.76%) RESTful
21 19 (26.76%) Mentoring
22 18 (25.35%) J2EE

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 54 (76.06%) JBoss
2 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.82%) Confluence
3 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.31%) HTTP
2 6 (8.45%) SSL
3 4 (5.63%) SSH
4 2 (2.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) Oracle Database
2 11 (15.49%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.86%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.82%) DB2
5 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (47.89%) Maven
2 29 (40.85%) Eclipse
3 26 (36.62%) Subversion
4 11 (15.49%) JIRA
5 10 (14.08%) SoapUI
6 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.63%) Cobertura
7 4 (5.63%) git-flow
7 4 (5.63%) GitLab
7 4 (5.63%) JBehave
7 4 (5.63%) JUnit
8 3 (4.23%) JProfiler
8 3 (4.23%) Selenium
9 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.82%) gulp
9 2 (2.82%) Hudson
9 2 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (4.23%) Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Retail
2 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (84.51%) Developer
2 51 (71.83%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.90%) Senior Developer
4 11 (15.49%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (11.27%) UI Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Developer in Test
6 6 (8.45%) Integration Developer
6 6 (8.45%) UI/UX Developer
6 6 (8.45%) UX Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Development Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Java Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Test Development Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.41%) Lead .NET Developer
10 1 (1.41%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (88.73%) XML
2 55 (77.46%) Java EE
3 46 (64.79%) Web Services
4 38 (53.52%) JSF
5 37 (52.11%) XSLT
6 36 (50.70%) RichFaces
7 34 (47.89%) HTML
8 33 (46.48%) Hibernate
9 29 (40.85%) Drools
9 29 (40.85%) jBPM
9 29 (40.85%) JPA
10 21 (29.58%) JMS
11 19 (26.76%) RESTful
12 18 (25.35%) J2EE
13 16 (22.54%) XSD
14 13 (18.31%) Apache CXF
14 13 (18.31%) jQuery
15 12 (16.90%) Spring
16 11 (15.49%) JSON
17 10 (14.08%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) User Experience
2 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Mac OS X
2 4 (5.63%) Unix
3 2 (2.82%) AIX
4 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (59.15%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (52.11%) SOA
4 32 (45.07%) Scrum
5 26 (36.62%) TDD
6 25 (35.21%) Open Source
7 24 (33.80%) Open Source Development
8 19 (26.76%) Mentoring
9 17 (23.94%) Coaching
10 9 (12.68%) Kanban
10 9 (12.68%) Web Design
11 8 (11.27%) Workflow
12 7 (9.86%) Defect Management
12 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
12 7 (9.86%) User Stories
13 6 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (8.45%) SDLC
14 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
15 4 (5.63%) BDD
15 4 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (90.14%) Java
2 27 (38.03%) SQL
3 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.49%) Python
5 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
6 7 (9.86%) C
7 3 (4.23%) C#
8 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.82%) Ruby
8 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Docker
1 2 (2.82%) VirtualBox
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) BladeLogic
1 4 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.82%) Ansible
2 2 (2.82%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.82%) logstash
2 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.82%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) rkt
2 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.82%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Oracle
2 14 (19.72%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.63%) ForgeRock
5 3 (4.23%) HP
6 2 (2.82%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.82%) Google
6 2 (2.82%) Splunk
6 2 (2.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.41%) Zend