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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 62 69 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 9 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.99% 1.65% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 7.42% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 14
Median daily rate £340 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £271 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £443 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
270 337 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.74% 22.30% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 198 195
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 52 (94.55%) XML
2 50 (90.91%) Java
3 46 (83.64%) JBoss
4 44 (80.00%) Web Services
5 43 (78.18%) Java EE
6 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (61.82%) SOA
7 34 (61.82%) XSLT
7 34 (61.82%) HTML
7 34 (61.82%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (60.00%) Scrum
9 31 (56.36%) JSF
10 29 (52.73%) RichFaces
11 27 (49.09%) Maven
11 27 (49.09%) Oracle
12 26 (47.27%) Oracle Database
13 25 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 25 (45.45%) JMS
14 24 (43.64%) Hibernate
14 24 (43.64%) TDD
14 24 (43.64%) Eclipse
14 24 (43.64%) JPA
14 24 (43.64%) Drools
14 24 (43.64%) jBPM
15 23 (41.82%) SQL
16 22 (40.00%) Subversion
16 22 (40.00%) Open Source
16 22 (40.00%) Open Source Development
17 21 (38.18%) Mentoring
18 19 (34.55%) Coaching

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 46 (83.64%) JBoss
2 25 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.82%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) SSH
2 3 (5.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (47.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (49.09%) Maven
2 24 (43.64%) Eclipse
3 22 (40.00%) Subversion
4 12 (21.82%) SoapUI
5 10 (18.18%) JIRA
6 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.45%) git-flow
7 3 (5.45%) GitLab
General
1 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (94.55%) Developer
2 45 (81.82%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Developer in Test
3 9 (16.36%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (14.55%) UI Developer
5 7 (12.73%) UI/UX Developer
5 7 (12.73%) UX Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Integration Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Development Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.82%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (1.82%) PHP Zend Developer
8 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior TIBCO Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (94.55%) XML
2 44 (80.00%) Web Services
3 43 (78.18%) Java EE
4 34 (61.82%) HTML
4 34 (61.82%) XSLT
5 31 (56.36%) JSF
6 29 (52.73%) RichFaces
7 25 (45.45%) JMS
8 24 (43.64%) Drools
8 24 (43.64%) Hibernate
8 24 (43.64%) jBPM
8 24 (43.64%) JPA
9 18 (32.73%) XSD
10 13 (23.64%) J2EE
11 11 (20.00%) RESTful
12 9 (16.36%) Apache CXF
13 8 (14.55%) jQuery
13 8 (14.55%) JSP
14 7 (12.73%) JSON
14 7 (12.73%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) User Experience
2 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Unix
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (61.82%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (61.82%) SOA
3 33 (60.00%) Scrum
4 24 (43.64%) TDD
5 22 (40.00%) Open Source
5 22 (40.00%) Open Source Development
6 21 (38.18%) Mentoring
7 19 (34.55%) Coaching
8 10 (18.18%) Kanban
9 9 (16.36%) Defect Management
9 9 (16.36%) User Stories
9 9 (16.36%) Web Design
10 5 (9.09%) MVC
10 5 (9.09%) SDLC
11 3 (5.45%) Workflow
12 2 (3.64%) Information Security
12 2 (3.64%) Microservices
12 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
13 1 (1.82%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) Java
2 23 (41.82%) SQL
3 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 10 (18.18%) Python
6 9 (16.36%) C
7 3 (5.45%) C#
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Oracle
2 15 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.45%) ForgeRock
3 3 (5.45%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.82%) Zend