The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Glasgow region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 57 57 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing SOAP 10 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.45% 2.08% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.65% 4.92% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 11
Average daily rate £308 £338 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £403 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
274 386 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.65% 42.19% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 173 87
Average daily rate £325 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.89 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.01% -36.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SOAP
Scotland

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
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 24 April 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) UNIX
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) Sybase
5 6 (40.00%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Spring
7 4 (26.67%) Subversion
7 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (26.67%) JMS
7 4 (26.67%) Perl
7 4 (26.67%) C++
7 4 (26.67%) Korn
7 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
7 4 (26.67%) QA
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (26.67%) KDB
7 4 (26.67%) Analytics
8 3 (20.00%) Apache CXF
8 3 (20.00%) REST
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle
8 3 (20.00%) XML Schema
8 3 (20.00%) IBM
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) KDB
3 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C++ Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) SOA Designer
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (26.67%) JMS
5 3 (20.00%) XML Schema
5 3 (20.00%) Apache CXF
5 3 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (6.67%) GWT
7 1 (6.67%) Java EE 5
7 1 (6.67%) Java EE
7 1 (6.67%) iBATIS
7 1 (6.67%) Middleware
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.67%) WSDL
7 1 (6.67%) XSLT
7 1 (6.67%) Swing
7 1 (6.67%) DHTML
7 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (26.67%) Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) UML
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) BPEL
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Use Case
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) OOD
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Korn
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Sybase
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Alterian
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
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