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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 65 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing SOAP 13 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 1.22% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.50% 4.83% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 5
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£425 £341 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £180 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £390 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
289 290 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.00% 25.26% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 149 107
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 30 (73.17%) Java
2 28 (68.29%) RESTful
3 24 (58.54%) XML
4 19 (46.34%) Web Services
4 19 (46.34%) Apache CXF
5 16 (39.02%) J2EE
6 14 (34.15%) Hibernate
6 14 (34.15%) HTTP
6 14 (34.15%) JBoss
6 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (29.27%) JSF
7 12 (29.27%) JSON
7 12 (29.27%) jQuery
7 12 (29.27%) Open Source
7 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
8 11 (26.83%) HTML
8 11 (26.83%) SOA
8 11 (26.83%) RichFaces
8 11 (26.83%) Java EE
9 10 (24.39%) Web Design
9 10 (24.39%) JPA
9 10 (24.39%) Apache
9 10 (24.39%) JSP
9 10 (24.39%) PHP
10 9 (21.95%) .NET
10 9 (21.95%) Linux
10 9 (21.95%) REST
11 8 (19.51%) JAAS
11 8 (19.51%) Eclipse
12 7 (17.07%) User Experience

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 14 (34.15%) JBoss
2 10 (24.39%) Apache
3 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.20%) IIS
3 5 (12.20%) CMS
3 5 (12.20%) nginx
3 5 (12.20%) Lync
3 5 (12.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (9.76%) WordPress
5 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.44%) Drupal
6 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL
1 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Eclipse
2 4 (9.76%) JUnit
2 4 (9.76%) JMeter
2 4 (9.76%) Subversion
3 3 (7.32%) HttpUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.44%) Trac
5 1 (2.44%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) Xcode
5 1 (2.44%) Ant
5 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Java Developer
3 11 (26.83%) UI Developer
3 11 (26.83%) UI Programmer
4 9 (21.95%) Senior Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Lead Developer
6 5 (12.20%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior UI Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Agile Java Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Android Developer
10 1 (2.44%) iOS Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Senior PHP Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) RESTful
2 24 (58.54%) XML
3 19 (46.34%) Web Services
3 19 (46.34%) Apache CXF
4 16 (39.02%) J2EE
5 14 (34.15%) Hibernate
6 12 (29.27%) JSF
6 12 (29.27%) JSON
6 12 (29.27%) jQuery
7 11 (26.83%) RichFaces
7 11 (26.83%) Java EE
7 11 (26.83%) HTML
8 10 (24.39%) JSP
8 10 (24.39%) JPA
9 9 (21.95%) REST
9 9 (21.95%) .NET
10 8 (19.51%) JAAS
11 5 (12.20%) Spring
11 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
12 4 (9.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Open Source
2 7 (17.07%) User Experience
3 3 (7.32%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (7.32%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) iSeries
4 1 (2.44%) W3C
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Mac OS X
2 5 (12.20%) Android
2 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.88%) UNIX
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) SOA
3 10 (24.39%) Web Design
4 5 (12.20%) Coaching
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.76%) CRM
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum
6 3 (7.32%) Web Development
6 3 (7.32%) Refactoring
6 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.88%) TDD
8 1 (2.44%) Pair Programming
8 1 (2.44%) Content Management
8 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Load Testing
8 1 (2.44%) OOP
8 1 (2.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) Java
2 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 10 (24.39%) PHP
4 5 (12.20%) SQL
4 5 (12.20%) PHP5
4 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.76%) Ruby
5 4 (9.76%) Perl
6 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.88%) Scala
7 2 (4.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
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