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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 65 114 80
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -34
Contract jobs citing SOAP 62 28 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.69% 0.86% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.87% 4.35% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 17 33
Median daily rate £340 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £443 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +21.42%
SOAP
UK

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
628 643 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.26% 19.66% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 323 399
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +30.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £40.38 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £65.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +35 48 £340 -6.52% 2
Glasgow +13 14 £350 -12.50% 1
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 85 (72.03%) Java
1 85 (72.03%) XML
2 74 (62.71%) Web Services
3 64 (54.24%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (47.46%) JBoss
5 56 (47.46%) HTML
6 54 (45.76%) Java EE
7 53 (44.92%) SOA
7 53 (44.92%) Maven
8 52 (44.07%) SQL
9 45 (38.14%) Subversion
10 43 (36.44%) Hibernate
11 42 (35.59%) XSLT
11 42 (35.59%) Eclipse
12 39 (33.05%) TDD
13 38 (32.20%) JSF
13 38 (32.20%) RESTful
14 36 (30.51%) RichFaces
14 36 (30.51%) Scrum
15 35 (29.66%) Spring
15 35 (29.66%) REST
16 34 (28.81%) JSON
17 32 (27.12%) JPA
17 32 (27.12%) Oracle
18 29 (24.58%) Banking
18 29 (24.58%) Drools
18 29 (24.58%) jBPM
19 28 (23.73%) Open Source
20 27 (22.88%) XSD

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 56 (47.46%) JBoss
2 8 (6.78%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.69%) Confluence
4 2 (1.69%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.34%) HTTP
2 16 (13.56%) SSL
3 5 (4.24%) Wireshark
4 4 (3.39%) SSH
5 2 (1.69%) LDAP
6 1 (0.85%) FTP
6 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.85%) Internet
6 1 (0.85%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.19%) Oracle Database
2 15 (12.71%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.86%) Relational Database
4 12 (10.17%) MongoDB
5 9 (7.63%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.69%) DB2
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.85%) MySQL
8 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 53 (44.92%) Maven
2 45 (38.14%) Subversion
3 42 (35.59%) Eclipse
4 26 (22.03%) JUnit
5 24 (20.34%) Git (software)
6 19 (16.10%) SoapUI
7 16 (13.56%) Gradle
8 14 (11.86%) JIRA
8 14 (11.86%) Mockito
9 13 (11.02%) Bitbucket
10 12 (10.17%) Jenkins
11 8 (6.78%) TeamCity
12 6 (5.08%) Selenium
13 5 (4.24%) Artifactory
13 5 (4.24%) CruiseControl
13 5 (4.24%) Fiddler
14 4 (3.39%) Ant
14 4 (3.39%) ClearCase
14 4 (3.39%) Cobertura
14 4 (3.39%) JBehave
General
1 29 (24.58%) Banking
2 5 (4.24%) Finance
3 4 (3.39%) Front Office
3 4 (3.39%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.39%) Retail
3 4 (3.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (86.44%) Developer
2 63 (53.39%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.86%) Integration Developer
4 12 (10.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (10.17%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (6.78%) UI Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Developer in Test
7 6 (5.08%) MongoDB Developer
7 6 (5.08%) UI/UX Developer
7 6 (5.08%) UX Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.39%) Architect
9 4 (3.39%) T-SQL Developer
10 3 (2.54%) .NET Developer
11 2 (1.69%) Oracle Developer
11 2 (1.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 2 (1.69%) Test Development Engineer
11 2 (1.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (72.03%) XML
2 74 (62.71%) Web Services
3 56 (47.46%) HTML
4 54 (45.76%) Java EE
5 43 (36.44%) Hibernate
6 42 (35.59%) XSLT
7 38 (32.20%) JSF
7 38 (32.20%) RESTful
8 36 (30.51%) RichFaces
9 35 (29.66%) REST
9 35 (29.66%) Spring
10 34 (28.81%) JSON
11 32 (27.12%) JPA
12 29 (24.58%) Drools
12 29 (24.58%) jBPM
13 27 (22.88%) JMS
13 27 (22.88%) XSD
14 22 (18.64%) CSS
15 19 (16.10%) J2EE
16 18 (15.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) User Experience
2 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.39%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.85%) DataPower
4 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.41%) Windows
2 11 (9.32%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.08%) Unix
4 5 (4.24%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.69%) AIX
5 2 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (54.24%) Continuous Integration
2 57 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (44.92%) SOA
4 39 (33.05%) TDD
5 36 (30.51%) Scrum
6 28 (23.73%) Open Source
7 24 (20.34%) Open Source Development
8 23 (19.49%) Web Design
9 20 (16.95%) Unit Testing
10 19 (16.10%) Mentoring
11 17 (14.41%) Coaching
11 17 (14.41%) MVC
12 16 (13.56%) Microservices
13 15 (12.71%) Web Development
14 14 (11.86%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (10.17%) Front End Development
16 9 (7.63%) Kanban
17 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
17 8 (6.78%) Workflow
18 7 (5.93%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 85 (72.03%) Java
2 52 (44.07%) SQL
3 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.32%) Python
5 10 (8.47%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.63%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.93%) C
8 3 (2.54%) C#
9 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.69%) Ruby
9 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) SLA
2 4 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.54%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) HL7
4 1 (0.85%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Docker
2 2 (1.69%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.39%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.54%) Puppet
4 2 (1.69%) Ansible
4 2 (1.69%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.69%) logstash
4 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.69%) rkt
4 2 (1.69%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.69%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 32 (27.12%) Oracle
2 17 (14.41%) Red Hat
3 13 (11.02%) IBM
4 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.24%) Pega
5 4 (3.39%) ForgeRock
5 4 (3.39%) HP
6 2 (1.69%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.69%) Google
6 2 (1.69%) Reuters
6 2 (1.69%) Splunk
6 2 (1.69%) Sybase
6 2 (1.69%) VMware
7 1 (0.85%) Perforce
7 1 (0.85%) Remedy
7 1 (0.85%) Zend
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