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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 74 42 56
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 10 42 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.69% 3.46% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.92% 12.77% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £448 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.78% +8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £350 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £479 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +45.83%
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
255 329 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.62% 27.10% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 217 80
Average daily rate £345 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 18 (81.82%) XML
2 17 (77.27%) RESTful
3 15 (68.18%) Web Services
4 12 (54.55%) Linux
4 12 (54.55%) Java
5 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (50.00%) JSON
6 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (45.45%) PHP
6 10 (45.45%) Apache
7 9 (40.91%) HTTP
7 9 (40.91%) Mac OS X
8 8 (36.36%) PHP5
8 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
8 8 (36.36%) nginx
9 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
9 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (31.82%) WordPress
9 7 (31.82%) Spring
9 7 (31.82%) J2EE
10 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
10 6 (27.27%) Java EE
11 5 (22.73%) Apache CXF
11 5 (22.73%) TDD
11 5 (22.73%) JBoss
12 4 (18.18%) HTML
12 4 (18.18%) SOA
12 4 (18.18%) XSLT
12 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
12 4 (18.18%) Refactoring

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (45.45%) Apache
2 8 (36.36%) nginx
3 7 (31.82%) WordPress
4 5 (22.73%) JBoss
5 2 (9.09%) CMS
6 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
6 1 (4.55%) IIS
6 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.55%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Maven
2 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.64%) JProfiler
3 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.55%) NCrunch
3 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
3 1 (4.55%) Xcode
3 1 (4.55%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) HttpUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.55%) CRM Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
7 1 (4.55%) iOS Developer
7 1 (4.55%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) XML
2 17 (77.27%) RESTful
3 15 (68.18%) Web Services
4 11 (50.00%) JSON
5 7 (31.82%) Spring
5 7 (31.82%) J2EE
6 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
6 6 (27.27%) Java EE
7 5 (22.73%) Apache CXF
8 4 (18.18%) jQuery
8 4 (18.18%) HTML
8 4 (18.18%) XSLT
9 3 (13.64%) JSF
9 3 (13.64%) REST
9 3 (13.64%) RichFaces
10 2 (9.09%) HTML5
10 2 (9.09%) jBPM
10 2 (9.09%) JPA
10 2 (9.09%) Drools
10 2 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) GIS
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Mac OS X
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Web Development
5 4 (18.18%) Refactoring
5 4 (18.18%) SOA
5 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Open Source
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Content Management
7 2 (9.09%) Web Design
7 2 (9.09%) Release Management
7 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (9.09%) System Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) PHP
4 8 (36.36%) PHP5
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
1 1 (4.55%) Ganglia
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) StatsD
1 1 (4.55%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Alterian