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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 62 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 11 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.34% 3.19% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.94% 8.65% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £338 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +2.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
279 289 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.11% 36.91% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 121 83
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 18 (85.71%) XML
2 14 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) Web Services
3 10 (47.62%) UNIX
3 10 (47.62%) Spring
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) Perl
5 8 (38.10%) Linux
5 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
5 8 (38.10%) Finance
6 7 (33.33%) JMS
6 7 (33.33%) Apache CXF
6 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (28.57%) XML Schema
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 6 (28.57%) Sybase
7 6 (28.57%) IBM
8 5 (23.81%) ETL
8 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
8 5 (23.81%) Subversion
8 5 (23.81%) Banking
8 5 (23.81%) Ant
8 5 (23.81%) C++
8 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
9 4 (19.05%) HTML5
9 4 (19.05%) Analytics
9 4 (19.05%) Apache Ivy
9 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Korn
9 4 (19.05%) QA

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (38.10%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (19.05%) KDB
3 4 (19.05%) DB2
4 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Ant
1 5 (23.81%) Subversion
2 4 (19.05%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C++ Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) SOA Designer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) XML
2 10 (47.62%) Web Services
2 10 (47.62%) Spring
3 7 (33.33%) Apache CXF
3 7 (33.33%) JMS
4 6 (28.57%) XML Schema
5 4 (19.05%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) HTML5
5 4 (19.05%) Ext JS
5 4 (19.05%) Apache Flex
6 3 (14.29%) J2EE
7 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
7 2 (9.52%) REST
8 1 (4.76%) Java EE 5
8 1 (4.76%) GWT
8 1 (4.76%) Servlets
8 1 (4.76%) XSLT
8 1 (4.76%) LAMP
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
2 1 (4.76%) DataPower
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) UNIX
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (23.81%) ETL
3 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) SOA
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Process Management
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) UML
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) Perl
4 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
4 5 (23.81%) C++
5 4 (19.05%) Korn
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Sybase
1 6 (28.57%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) Perforce
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) Informatica
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle