The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 105 76 92
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +16
Contract jobs citing SOAP 27 52 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 1.97% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.46% 6.48% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 15
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£398 £423 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £319 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £468 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.87% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £180.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
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
606 802 764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.98% 30.40% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 487 374
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.74 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £78.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -29 12 £360 -15.29% 2
Glasgow -5 10 £425 +34.92% 2
Stirling - 1 £420 - 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 38 (65.52%) Java
2 33 (56.90%) Web Services
3 31 (53.45%) XML
4 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
6 19 (32.76%) RESTful
7 18 (31.03%) Relational Database
8 14 (24.14%) JSON
9 13 (22.41%) Spring
9 13 (22.41%) Linux
10 12 (20.69%) HTTP
10 12 (20.69%) Hibernate
10 12 (20.69%) REST
11 11 (18.97%) Finance
11 11 (18.97%) SOA
11 11 (18.97%) JBoss
11 11 (18.97%) HTML
12 10 (17.24%) Apache
12 10 (17.24%) JMS
12 10 (17.24%) Apache CXF
12 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (15.52%) TDD
13 9 (15.52%) Mac OS X
13 9 (15.52%) PHP
14 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
14 8 (13.79%) IBM
14 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
14 8 (13.79%) PHP5
14 8 (13.79%) nginx
14 8 (13.79%) Mentoring

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (18.97%) JBoss
2 10 (17.24%) Apache
3 8 (13.79%) nginx
4 7 (12.07%) WordPress
5 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.17%) IIS
6 2 (3.45%) CMS
6 2 (3.45%) FileNet
6 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) Heroku
1 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.72%) SMTP
2 1 (1.72%) DNS
2 1 (1.72%) SSL
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) Relational Database
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.62%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) DataStax
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.72%) DB2
5 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Maven
2 6 (10.34%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.62%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.17%) JProfiler
4 3 (5.17%) Subversion
5 2 (3.45%) Ant
5 2 (3.45%) JUnit
5 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.45%) Selenium
6 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.72%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.72%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.72%) NCrunch
6 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.72%) Mockito
6 1 (1.72%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.72%) Hudson
6 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 9 (15.52%) Technical Leader
4 9 (15.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (13.79%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Android Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.45%) UI Programmer
8 2 (3.45%) Designer
8 2 (3.45%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (56.90%) Web Services
2 31 (53.45%) XML
3 19 (32.76%) RESTful
4 14 (24.14%) JSON
5 13 (22.41%) Spring
6 12 (20.69%) Hibernate
6 12 (20.69%) REST
7 11 (18.97%) HTML
8 10 (17.24%) JMS
8 10 (17.24%) Apache CXF
9 7 (12.07%) JPA
9 7 (12.07%) J2EE
10 6 (10.34%) .NET
10 6 (10.34%) CSS
10 6 (10.34%) jQuery
10 6 (10.34%) Java EE
10 6 (10.34%) Apache Camel
11 5 (8.62%) Drools
11 5 (8.62%) HTML5
11 5 (8.62%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) User Experience
2 3 (5.17%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) iPhone
3 1 (1.72%) DataPower
3 1 (1.72%) iSeries
3 1 (1.72%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) Social Media
3 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.72%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Linux
2 9 (15.52%) Mac OS X
3 4 (6.90%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.97%) SOA
3 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (15.52%) TDD
5 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.34%) Web Development
6 6 (10.34%) Coaching
7 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.90%) MVC
7 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.90%) Android Development
7 4 (6.90%) Refactoring
8 3 (5.17%) ITIL
8 3 (5.17%) Scrum
8 3 (5.17%) Web Design
9 2 (3.45%) Content Management
9 2 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) Java
2 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.52%) PHP
4 8 (13.79%) PHP5
5 6 (10.34%) SQL
6 4 (6.90%) C#
7 2 (3.45%) VB6
7 2 (3.45%) VB
7 2 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (1.72%) Scala
8 1 (1.72%) ClojureScript
8 1 (1.72%) Clojure
8 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.72%) ABAP
8 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.72%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.72%) CA LISA
1 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.72%) Graphite
1 1 (1.72%) StatsD
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
1 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) IBM
2 2 (3.45%) Informatica
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) CA
3 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.72%) SAP