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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 61 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 24 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.64% 1.01% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.72% 3.96% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £196 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.32% -15.00%
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
357 303 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.47% 25.51% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 166 123
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 34 (75.56%) Java
2 32 (71.11%) RESTful
3 28 (62.22%) XML
4 23 (51.11%) Apache CXF
5 20 (44.44%) J2EE
5 20 (44.44%) Web Services
6 18 (40.00%) JBoss
6 18 (40.00%) HTTP
7 16 (35.56%) JSF
7 16 (35.56%) jQuery
8 15 (33.33%) Java EE
8 15 (33.33%) RichFaces
9 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (31.11%) Web Design
9 14 (31.11%) Hibernate
9 14 (31.11%) HTML
10 13 (28.89%) JSP
11 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
11 12 (26.67%) JSON
11 12 (26.67%) Open Source
12 11 (24.44%) SOA
13 10 (22.22%) Apache
13 10 (22.22%) PHP
13 10 (22.22%) JPA
14 9 (20.00%) .NET
14 9 (20.00%) Linux
14 9 (20.00%) REST
15 8 (17.78%) Eclipse
15 8 (17.78%) JAAS
16 7 (15.56%) User Experience

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 18 (40.00%) JBoss
2 10 (22.22%) Apache
3 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 5 (11.11%) CMS
3 5 (11.11%) nginx
3 5 (11.11%) Lync
3 5 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (8.89%) WordPress
5 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.22%) Drupal
6 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) MySQL
1 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.89%) JUnit
2 4 (8.89%) JMeter
2 4 (8.89%) Subversion
3 3 (6.67%) HttpUnit
4 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.22%) Trac
5 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.22%) Maven
5 1 (2.22%) Xcode
5 1 (2.22%) Ant
5 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Java Developer
3 15 (33.33%) UI Developer
3 15 (33.33%) UI Programmer
4 11 (24.44%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Lead Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior UI Developer
6 5 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Lead Java Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Senior PHP Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Java Architect
10 1 (2.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Java Technical Architect
10 1 (2.22%) Technical Leader
10 1 (2.22%) Performance Tester
10 1 (2.22%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (71.11%) RESTful
2 28 (62.22%) XML
3 23 (51.11%) Apache CXF
4 20 (44.44%) J2EE
4 20 (44.44%) Web Services
5 16 (35.56%) JSF
5 16 (35.56%) jQuery
6 15 (33.33%) RichFaces
6 15 (33.33%) Java EE
7 14 (31.11%) Hibernate
7 14 (31.11%) HTML
8 13 (28.89%) JSP
9 12 (26.67%) JSON
10 10 (22.22%) JPA
11 9 (20.00%) REST
11 9 (20.00%) .NET
12 8 (17.78%) JAAS
13 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
13 5 (11.11%) Spring
14 4 (8.89%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Open Source
2 7 (15.56%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) iSeries
4 1 (2.22%) W3C
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 5 (11.11%) Android
2 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Solaris
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Web Design
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) SOA
3 5 (11.11%) Coaching
4 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.89%) CRM
5 3 (6.67%) Scrum
5 3 (6.67%) Web Development
5 3 (6.67%) Refactoring
5 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.44%) TDD
7 1 (2.22%) Pair Programming
7 1 (2.22%) Content Management
7 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.22%) Load Testing
7 1 (2.22%) OOP
7 1 (2.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.22%) PHP
4 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) PHP5
4 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.89%) Ruby
5 4 (8.89%) Perl
6 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.44%) Scala
7 2 (4.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
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