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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 81 104 71
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -33
Contract jobs citing SOAP 67 28 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.25% 0.94% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.84% 4.61% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 22
Median daily rate £350 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £348 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £465 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
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
618 607 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.71% 20.28% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 328 485
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £24.90 £18.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £40.00 £78.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Glasgow +26 32 £300 -31.42% 5
Edinburgh 0 23 £350 -2.77% 4
Inverclyde - 10 £420 -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 73 (64.04%) XML
2 61 (53.51%) Web Services
3 60 (52.63%) Java
4 55 (48.25%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (43.86%) JSON
7 49 (42.98%) REST
8 48 (42.11%) SQL
9 47 (41.23%) RESTful
10 44 (38.60%) SOA
11 43 (37.72%) Spring
12 40 (35.09%) HTTP
13 38 (33.33%) Maven
14 35 (30.70%) Eclipse
14 35 (30.70%) HTML
14 35 (30.70%) TDD
15 33 (28.95%) CSS
16 32 (28.07%) Hibernate
17 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
17 31 (27.19%) Web Development
18 30 (26.32%) Banking
19 29 (25.44%) XSLT
20 28 (24.56%) JUnit
20 28 (24.56%) Java EE
20 28 (24.56%) Waterfall
21 27 (23.68%) HTML5
21 27 (23.68%) Subversion
22 26 (22.81%) jQuery
23 25 (21.93%) Git (software)
23 25 (21.93%) IBM

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 23 (20.18%) JBoss
2 15 (13.16%) WebLogic
3 12 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 11 (9.65%) WebSphere
5 9 (7.89%) MQSeries
6 8 (7.02%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 7 (6.14%) Apache
7 7 (6.14%) nginx
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.75%) Confluence
9 2 (1.75%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (35.09%) HTTP
2 15 (13.16%) SSL
3 8 (7.02%) FTP
3 8 (7.02%) HTTPS
3 8 (7.02%) WinSCP
4 2 (1.75%) Internet
4 2 (1.75%) LDAP
4 2 (1.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 10 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.89%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.02%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.51%) DB2
7 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.88%) Big Data
9 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.88%) HBase
9 1 (0.88%) MySQL
9 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (33.33%) Maven
2 35 (30.70%) Eclipse
3 28 (24.56%) JUnit
4 27 (23.68%) Subversion
5 25 (21.93%) Git (software)
6 21 (18.42%) Mockito
7 20 (17.54%) Gradle
8 18 (15.79%) Bitbucket
9 14 (12.28%) JProfiler
9 14 (12.28%) SoapUI
10 13 (11.40%) ClearCase
11 10 (8.77%) Jenkins
12 8 (7.02%) XMLSpy
13 5 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (4.39%) Cobertura
13 5 (4.39%) JBehave
14 4 (3.51%) TeamCity
15 3 (2.63%) Ant
15 3 (2.63%) jMock
15 3 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 30 (26.32%) Banking
2 6 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (1.75%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Front Office
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (78.07%) Developer
2 31 (27.19%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (8.77%) Integration Developer
5 7 (6.14%) PHP Developer
5 7 (6.14%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.39%) Web Developer
7 4 (3.51%) Architect
7 4 (3.51%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (2.63%) SOA Developer
9 2 (1.75%) Applications Developer
9 2 (1.75%) Applications Support
9 2 (1.75%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 2 (1.75%) SQL Developer
9 2 (1.75%) Test Engineer
9 2 (1.75%) Tester
9 2 (1.75%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (64.04%) XML
2 61 (53.51%) Web Services
3 50 (43.86%) JSON
4 49 (42.98%) REST
5 47 (41.23%) RESTful
6 43 (37.72%) Spring
7 35 (30.70%) HTML
8 33 (28.95%) CSS
9 32 (28.07%) Hibernate
10 29 (25.44%) XSLT
11 28 (24.56%) Java EE
12 27 (23.68%) HTML5
13 26 (22.81%) jQuery
14 23 (20.18%) WSDL
15 22 (19.30%) AngularJS
15 22 (19.30%) CSS3
16 21 (18.42%) J2EE
17 20 (17.54%) XSD
18 17 (14.91%) JSF
18 17 (14.91%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Data Centre
1 11 (9.65%) DataPower
2 8 (7.02%) SWIFT
3 3 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.30%) Linux
2 18 (15.79%) Mac OS X
2 18 (15.79%) Windows
3 13 (11.40%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.89%) Unix
5 2 (1.75%) AIX
5 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.88%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (48.25%) Continuous Integration
2 54 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (38.60%) SOA
4 35 (30.70%) TDD
5 31 (27.19%) Web Development
6 28 (24.56%) Waterfall
7 22 (19.30%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (18.42%) Microservices
8 21 (18.42%) SDLC
9 20 (17.54%) MVC
10 19 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 17 (14.91%) Web Design
12 15 (13.16%) Project Management
12 15 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (12.28%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 14 (12.28%) BPMN
13 14 (12.28%) Front End Development
13 14 (12.28%) Performance Monitoring
13 14 (12.28%) Scrum
14 13 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (52.63%) Java
2 48 (42.11%) SQL
3 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.14%) PHP
4 7 (6.14%) PHP 5
5 6 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.26%) Python
6 3 (2.63%) C#
6 3 (2.63%) Ruby
6 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.75%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.75%) XPath
7 2 (1.75%) XQuery
8 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.63%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) SLA
2 8 (7.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (7.02%) HL7
2 8 (7.02%) SEPA
3 3 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Docker
2 2 (1.75%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.39%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.63%) Control-M
3 3 (2.63%) Puppet
4 2 (1.75%) Ansible
4 2 (1.75%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.75%) logstash
4 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.75%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.75%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (21.93%) IBM
2 19 (16.67%) Oracle
3 9 (7.89%) Pega
4 8 (7.02%) HP
4 8 (7.02%) Remedy
5 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.51%) Sybase
7 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.75%) Google
8 2 (1.75%) Splunk
8 2 (1.75%) VMware
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £380 - £420 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago