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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 55 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 18 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.12% 2.01% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.34% 7.73% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 9
Median daily rate £434 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £315 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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
284 375 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.49% 25.95% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 199 154
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 25 (78.13%) Java
2 24 (75.00%) Web Services
3 21 (65.63%) XML
3 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (56.25%) JBoss
4 18 (56.25%) HTML
4 18 (56.25%) Java EE
4 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (53.13%) XSLT
5 17 (53.13%) SOA
6 16 (50.00%) Oracle
6 16 (50.00%) Oracle Database
7 15 (46.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (46.88%) JMS
8 13 (40.63%) SoapUI
9 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 12 (37.50%) Hibernate
10 11 (34.38%) Scrum
10 11 (34.38%) TDD
10 11 (34.38%) Maven
10 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
10 11 (34.38%) JPA
11 10 (31.25%) Drools
11 10 (31.25%) JSON
11 10 (31.25%) jBPM
11 10 (31.25%) SQL
11 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
12 9 (28.13%) XSD
12 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
12 9 (28.13%) JIRA

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 18 (56.25%) JBoss
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (9.38%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) SoapUI
2 11 (34.38%) Maven
3 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
4 9 (28.13%) JIRA
5 6 (18.75%) Subversion
6 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
6 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
7 3 (9.38%) Bitbucket
8 2 (6.25%) JUnit
8 2 (6.25%) Selenium
8 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
9 1 (3.13%) Ant
9 1 (3.13%) JMeter
9 1 (3.13%) jMock
9 1 (3.13%) Mockito
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Developer in Test
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) TIBCO Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior TIBCO Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) UI Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) Web Services
2 21 (65.63%) XML
3 18 (56.25%) HTML
3 18 (56.25%) Java EE
4 17 (53.13%) XSLT
5 15 (46.88%) JMS
6 12 (37.50%) Hibernate
7 11 (34.38%) JPA
8 10 (31.25%) Drools
8 10 (31.25%) jBPM
8 10 (31.25%) JSON
9 9 (28.13%) XSD
10 8 (25.00%) HTML5
10 8 (25.00%) JSF
10 8 (25.00%) REST
11 7 (21.88%) RichFaces
12 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
12 5 (15.63%) Apache Camel
12 5 (15.63%) jQuery
13 4 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Animation
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
3 1 (3.13%) W3C
3 1 (3.13%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (53.13%) SOA
4 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
4 11 (34.38%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) TDD
5 9 (28.13%) Coaching
6 8 (25.00%) MVC
7 7 (21.88%) Open Source
8 6 (18.75%) Kanban
8 6 (18.75%) Open Source Development
9 5 (15.63%) Defect Management
9 5 (15.63%) User Stories
10 3 (9.38%) OO
11 2 (6.25%) Information Security
11 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
11 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
11 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
11 2 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Python
5 5 (15.63%) C
6 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.25%) Apple Swift
7 2 (6.25%) C#
7 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 2 (6.25%) Apple