The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 39 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing SOAP 19 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.03% 2.51% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.29% 8.56% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 1
Average daily rate £276 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.03% +26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -1.53%
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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
143 222 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.81% 29.29% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 145 97
Average daily rate £300 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £463 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Glasgow region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Glasgow region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 21 (65.63%) Web Services
2 19 (59.38%) XML
3 15 (46.88%) Java
3 15 (46.88%) HTTP
3 15 (46.88%) WSDL
4 14 (43.75%) SQL
4 14 (43.75%) REST
5 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (37.50%) WebSphere
5 12 (37.50%) MQSeries
5 12 (37.50%) IBM
6 11 (34.38%) TDD
6 11 (34.38%) Banking
6 11 (34.38%) DataPower
7 10 (31.25%) SOA
7 10 (31.25%) Unix
8 9 (28.13%) HTML
8 9 (28.13%) XSLT
8 9 (28.13%) Gradle
8 9 (28.13%) Spring
8 9 (28.13%) JSON
8 9 (28.13%) SDLC
9 8 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
9 8 (25.00%) SEPA
9 8 (25.00%) WinSCP
9 8 (25.00%) Maven
9 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 8 (25.00%) Integration Testing
9 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (37.50%) MQSeries
1 12 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) HTTP
2 8 (25.00%) FTP
2 8 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 8 (25.00%) SSL
2 8 (25.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) DB2
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Gradle
2 8 (25.00%) ClearCase
2 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.00%) JUnit
2 8 (25.00%) Maven
2 8 (25.00%) Mockito
2 8 (25.00%) XMLSpy
3 7 (21.88%) Bitbucket
3 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
3 7 (21.88%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Lombardi
4 2 (6.25%) Moq
4 2 (6.25%) NUnit
4 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.25%) WatiN
5 1 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 11 (34.38%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Integration Specialist
3 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead iOS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) Web Services
2 19 (59.38%) XML
3 15 (46.88%) WSDL
4 14 (43.75%) REST
5 9 (28.13%) HTML
5 9 (28.13%) JSON
5 9 (28.13%) Spring
5 9 (28.13%) XSLT
6 8 (25.00%) JMS
6 8 (25.00%) XML Schema
7 7 (21.88%) EDI
7 7 (21.88%) Middleware
7 7 (21.88%) XSD
7 7 (21.88%) XSL
8 6 (18.75%) CSS
8 6 (18.75%) HTML5
9 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
9 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
9 5 (15.63%) J2EE
9 5 (15.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) DataPower
2 8 (25.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) TDD
3 10 (31.25%) SOA
4 9 (28.13%) SDLC
5 8 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 8 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.88%) EAI
6 7 (21.88%) Microservices
7 6 (18.75%) MVC
8 5 (15.63%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (12.50%) Web Design
9 4 (12.50%) Web Development
10 3 (9.38%) UML
11 2 (6.25%) Migration
11 2 (6.25%) OO
11 2 (6.25%) OOD
11 2 (6.25%) Scrum
11 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.25%) XPath
4 2 (6.25%) XQuery
5 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) SEPA
2 7 (21.88%) HL7
3 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) IBM
2 8 (25.00%) HP
2 8 (25.00%) Remedy
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Sybase