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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 61 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 11 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.34% 1.39% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 4.15% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +55.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £358 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £455 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.24%
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
270 217 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.81% 33.59% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 109 115
Average daily rate £350 £338 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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 17 (70.83%) Java
1 17 (70.83%) XML
2 14 (58.33%) Web Services
3 12 (50.00%) Spring
3 12 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) Finance
5 9 (37.50%) JMS
6 8 (33.33%) SOA
6 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 8 (33.33%) IBM
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) UNIX
7 7 (29.17%) Apache CXF
7 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
8 6 (25.00%) REST
8 6 (25.00%) Ant
8 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle
8 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (25.00%) XML Schema
9 5 (20.83%) ETL
9 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
9 5 (20.83%) J2EE
9 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
9 5 (20.83%) Banking
9 5 (20.83%) Subversion
9 5 (20.83%) BPEL

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.33%) GlassFish
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (8.33%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
5 1 (4.17%) CMS
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
5 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
3 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
4 4 (16.67%) DB2
5 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Ant
2 5 (20.83%) Subversion
3 4 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Designer
4 3 (12.50%) SOA Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 2 (8.33%) SOA Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) XML
2 14 (58.33%) Web Services
3 12 (50.00%) Spring
4 9 (37.50%) JMS
5 8 (33.33%) HTML
6 7 (29.17%) Apache CXF
7 6 (25.00%) XML Schema
7 6 (25.00%) REST
8 5 (20.83%) J2EE
9 4 (16.67%) CSS
9 4 (16.67%) Servlets
9 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 4 (16.67%) HTML5
9 4 (16.67%) Ext JS
9 4 (16.67%) Apache Flex
10 3 (12.50%) jQuery
11 2 (8.33%) UIKit
11 2 (8.33%) WCF
11 2 (8.33%) Spring Web Flow
11 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) DataPower
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Derivative
2 2 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (8.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) UNIX
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) SOA
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (20.83%) Multithreading
3 5 (20.83%) ETL
3 5 (20.83%) BPEL
4 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) UML
5 3 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Process Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) Perl
5 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Perforce
4 3 (12.50%) Sybase
4 3 (12.50%) SAP
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Informatica
5 2 (8.33%) JBoss
5 2 (8.33%) Yahoo!
5 2 (8.33%) Google
5 2 (8.33%) Kony