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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 76 40 58
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +18
Contract jobs citing SOAP 7 44 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 3.48% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.73% 12.02% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 32 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £433 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% +4.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.03 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +23.65%
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
256 366 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.58% 28.91% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 228 76
Average daily rate £350 £400 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +32.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 13 (68.42%) Web Services
1 13 (68.42%) XML
2 12 (63.16%) RESTful
3 11 (57.89%) Java
4 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 8 (42.11%) J2EE
5 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (36.84%) Spring
7 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
7 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle
8 5 (26.32%) Apache
8 5 (26.32%) SOA
8 5 (26.32%) TDD
8 5 (26.32%) HTTP
8 5 (26.32%) Maven
8 5 (26.32%) Java EE
8 5 (26.32%) JSON
9 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
9 4 (21.05%) jQuery
9 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (21.05%) Apache CXF
9 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
9 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
9 4 (21.05%) XSLT
9 4 (21.05%) PHP
9 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
10 3 (15.79%) SQL
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 5 (26.32%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) WordPress
2 3 (15.79%) nginx
2 3 (15.79%) JBoss
3 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (5.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.26%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Maven
2 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) JProfiler
4 2 (10.53%) JUnit
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (10.53%) Subversion
5 1 (5.26%) Ant
5 1 (5.26%) HttpUnit
5 1 (5.26%) JMeter
5 1 (5.26%) NUnit
5 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
5 1 (5.26%) Gradle
5 1 (5.26%) NCrunch
5 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
5 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Database Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (5.26%) CRM Developer
6 1 (5.26%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Web Services
1 13 (68.42%) XML
2 12 (63.16%) RESTful
3 8 (42.11%) J2EE
4 7 (36.84%) Spring
5 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
6 5 (26.32%) Java EE
6 5 (26.32%) JSON
7 4 (21.05%) XSLT
7 4 (21.05%) Apache CXF
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
8 3 (15.79%) REST
8 3 (15.79%) JSF
8 3 (15.79%) Ajax
9 2 (10.53%) RichFaces
9 2 (10.53%) HTML
9 2 (10.53%) .NET
10 1 (5.26%) JAX-WS
10 1 (5.26%) JPA
10 1 (5.26%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) GIS
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) TDD
2 5 (26.32%) SOA
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Content Management
5 2 (10.53%) Release Management
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) API Design
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) PHP5
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Scala
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) Ganglia
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) StatsD
1 1 (5.26%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Alterian
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