The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 67 63 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +35
Contract jobs citing SOAP 41 65 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.38% 2.52% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.79% 10.03% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 25
Median daily rate £400 £356 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £416 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
526 648 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.55% 25.13% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 352 355
Median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Median hourly rate £52.09 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.48% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +9 19 £468 +28.96% 5
Glasgow -8 15 £358 +24.34% 3
Moray - 6 £400 -
Fife - 1 £300 -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 45 (71.43%) Java
2 44 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (50.79%) XML
4 31 (49.21%) REST
5 30 (47.62%) HTML
6 29 (46.03%) Web Services
7 28 (44.44%) SQL
8 26 (41.27%) JMS
8 26 (41.27%) Maven
9 25 (39.68%) JSON
10 23 (36.51%) SOA
11 22 (34.92%) Scrum
11 22 (34.92%) Jenkins
12 21 (33.33%) Spring
13 20 (31.75%) Java EE
13 20 (31.75%) JBoss
13 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
14 18 (28.57%) Microservices
14 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
14 18 (28.57%) Hibernate
15 17 (26.98%) TDD
15 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (25.40%) MVC
16 16 (25.40%) JIRA
17 15 (23.81%) Banking
18 14 (22.22%) J2EE
19 13 (20.63%) Oracle
19 13 (20.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
19 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (31.75%) JBoss
2 13 (20.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (11.11%) Confluence
4 5 (7.94%) Apache
5 4 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (4.76%) CMS
6 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (3.17%) GlassFish
7 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (7.94%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) GitHub
2 1 (1.59%) Force.com
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database
1 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.70%) DB2
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.59%) KDB
5 1 (1.59%) Kdb+
5 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (41.27%) Maven
2 22 (34.92%) Jenkins
3 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
4 16 (25.40%) JIRA
5 11 (17.46%) Ant
5 11 (17.46%) Eclipse
5 11 (17.46%) Gradle
5 11 (17.46%) SoapUI
6 10 (15.87%) JUnit
7 8 (12.70%) Cucumber
8 7 (11.11%) Subversion
9 6 (9.52%) Bitbucket
9 6 (9.52%) Hudson
10 4 (6.35%) Selenium
11 3 (4.76%) Apache Ivy
11 3 (4.76%) Mockito
11 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
12 2 (3.17%) Concordion
12 2 (3.17%) JBehave
12 2 (3.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (23.81%) Banking
2 12 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Front Office
3 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (88.89%) Developer
2 35 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (7.94%) TIBCO Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Developer in Test
6 3 (4.76%) Java Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Scala Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.17%) UI Developer
7 2 (3.17%) UI Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.79%) XML
2 31 (49.21%) REST
3 30 (47.62%) HTML
4 29 (46.03%) Web Services
5 26 (41.27%) JMS
6 25 (39.68%) JSON
7 21 (33.33%) Spring
8 20 (31.75%) Java EE
9 18 (28.57%) Hibernate
10 14 (22.22%) J2EE
11 13 (20.63%) Apache Camel
12 12 (19.05%) Apache CXF
12 12 (19.05%) HTML5
12 12 (19.05%) XSLT
13 11 (17.46%) CSS
13 11 (17.46%) JDBC
14 10 (15.87%) JPA
15 9 (14.29%) Drools
15 9 (14.29%) jBPM
16 8 (12.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.94%) Fixed Income
2 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.35%) User Experience
2 4 (6.35%) Wiki
3 3 (4.76%) DataPower
3 3 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.17%) Derivative
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) Equities
4 2 (3.17%) NHS
4 2 (3.17%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (1.59%) Animation
5 1 (1.59%) Social Media
5 1 (1.59%) W3C
5 1 (1.59%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Unix
2 11 (17.46%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.17%) Android
4 2 (3.17%) Windows
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) SOA
3 22 (34.92%) Scrum
4 18 (28.57%) Microservices
5 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (26.98%) TDD
6 16 (25.40%) MVC
7 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
8 12 (19.05%) OO
9 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
10 9 (14.29%) Coaching
10 9 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (12.70%) Web Design
12 7 (11.11%) Open Source
13 6 (9.52%) Automated Testing
13 6 (9.52%) Front End Development
13 6 (9.52%) Pair Programming
13 6 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (7.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 45 (71.43%) Java
2 28 (44.44%) SQL
3 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.52%) Scala
6 4 (6.35%) C#
6 4 (6.35%) Python
7 3 (4.76%) C
7 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.17%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.17%) Groovy
8 2 (3.17%) Jython
8 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.17%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.59%) C++
9 1 (1.59%) Perl
9 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.59%) Ruby
9 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) MiFID
2 2 (3.17%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (3.17%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.11%) IBM
4 6 (9.52%) Perforce
5 5 (7.94%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.17%) Adobe
6 2 (3.17%) Apple
6 2 (3.17%) Sybase
7 1 (1.59%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.59%) Reuters
7 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.59%) Twitter
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