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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 56 62 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing SOAP 15 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.86% 1.89% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.81% 7.32% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 10
Median daily rate £475 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £293 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.62%

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
258 369 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.05% 25.89% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 207 149
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 39 (82.98%) Java
2 38 (80.85%) XML
3 35 (74.47%) Web Services
4 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (68.09%) JBoss
5 32 (68.09%) Java EE
6 29 (61.70%) HTML
7 26 (55.32%) XSLT
8 25 (53.19%) SOA
8 25 (53.19%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (48.94%) Scrum
10 22 (46.81%) Oracle
10 22 (46.81%) JSF
11 21 (44.68%) RichFaces
11 21 (44.68%) Oracle Database
12 20 (42.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 20 (42.55%) JMS
13 18 (38.30%) SQL
13 18 (38.30%) Hibernate
13 18 (38.30%) JPA
13 18 (38.30%) Maven
14 17 (36.17%) jBPM
14 17 (36.17%) Drools
14 17 (36.17%) TDD
14 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
14 17 (36.17%) Eclipse
15 16 (34.04%) Subversion
15 16 (34.04%) Open Source
16 15 (31.91%) Mentoring
16 15 (31.91%) Open Source Development

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 32 (68.09%) JBoss
2 20 (42.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.38%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (8.51%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Maven
2 17 (36.17%) Eclipse
3 16 (34.04%) Subversion
4 13 (27.66%) SoapUI
5 11 (23.40%) JIRA
6 3 (6.38%) Bitbucket
6 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.13%) Android Studio
8 1 (2.13%) Ant
8 1 (2.13%) JMeter
8 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (93.62%) Developer
2 33 (70.21%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Developer in Test
3 7 (14.89%) UI Developer
4 6 (12.77%) UI/UX Developer
4 6 (12.77%) UX Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.51%) TIBCO Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Integration Developer
7 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Architect
8 2 (4.26%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior TIBCO Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (80.85%) XML
2 35 (74.47%) Web Services
3 32 (68.09%) Java EE
4 29 (61.70%) HTML
5 26 (55.32%) XSLT
6 22 (46.81%) JSF
7 21 (44.68%) RichFaces
8 20 (42.55%) JMS
9 18 (38.30%) Hibernate
9 18 (38.30%) JPA
10 17 (36.17%) Drools
10 17 (36.17%) jBPM
11 12 (25.53%) XSD
12 11 (23.40%) J2EE
13 9 (19.15%) jQuery
14 7 (14.89%) Apache CXF
14 7 (14.89%) JSON
14 7 (14.89%) RESTful
15 6 (12.77%) JSP
15 6 (12.77%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) User Experience
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Animation
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.26%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (53.19%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (53.19%) SOA
3 23 (48.94%) Scrum
4 17 (36.17%) TDD
5 16 (34.04%) Open Source
6 15 (31.91%) Mentoring
6 15 (31.91%) Open Source Development
7 13 (27.66%) Coaching
8 8 (17.02%) Kanban
9 7 (14.89%) Defect Management
9 7 (14.89%) User Stories
9 7 (14.89%) Web Design
10 5 (10.64%) SDLC
11 4 (8.51%) MVC
12 3 (6.38%) OO
13 2 (4.26%) Information Security
13 2 (4.26%) iOS Development
13 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
13 2 (4.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (82.98%) Java
2 18 (38.30%) SQL
3 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.15%) PL/SQL
5 8 (17.02%) Python
6 7 (14.89%) C
7 2 (4.26%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.26%) C#
7 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Oracle
2 12 (25.53%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.51%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.38%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Apple
6 1 (2.13%) Zend