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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 107 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +8
Contract jobs citing SOAP 22 54 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 2.14% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.69% 7.11% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 20
Average daily rate
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£388 £440 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% +21.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £343 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £476 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +45.83%
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
597 760 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.49% 30.05% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 479 386
Average daily rate £361 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 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 22 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
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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 10 £350 -21.34% 1
Glasgow -7 9 £388 +23.01% 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 34 (64.15%) Java
2 32 (60.38%) Web Services
3 29 (54.72%) XML
4 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
6 20 (37.74%) RESTful
7 17 (32.08%) Relational Database
8 16 (30.19%) Spring
9 15 (28.30%) JSON
10 13 (24.53%) Linux
11 11 (20.75%) Apache
11 11 (20.75%) Hibernate
12 10 (18.87%) Finance
12 10 (18.87%) SOA
12 10 (18.87%) HTTP
12 10 (18.87%) HTML
12 10 (18.87%) PHP
12 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (16.98%) REST
13 9 (16.98%) JBoss
13 9 (16.98%) Mac OS X
13 9 (16.98%) TDD
14 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
14 8 (15.09%) nginx
14 8 (15.09%) PHP5
14 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
15 7 (13.21%) WordPress
15 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
15 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
15 7 (13.21%) Apache CXF

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (20.75%) Apache
2 9 (16.98%) JBoss
3 8 (15.09%) nginx
4 7 (13.21%) WordPress
5 4 (7.55%) IIS
6 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.66%) CMS
7 2 (3.77%) FileNet
7 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Heroku
1 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.89%) CTI
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) SMTP
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.08%) Relational Database
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.43%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.77%) MySQL
6 1 (1.89%) DataStax
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Maven
2 5 (9.43%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.66%) JProfiler
3 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.66%) Subversion
4 2 (3.77%) JMeter
4 2 (3.77%) NUnit
4 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.77%) Ant
4 2 (3.77%) JUnit
4 2 (3.77%) MSBuild
4 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.77%) Selenium
4 2 (3.77%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.89%) HttpUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.89%) QUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Front Office
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Senior Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Technical Leader
4 8 (15.09%) Software Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Android Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Designer
8 2 (3.77%) AWS Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Java Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Performance Test Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (60.38%) Web Services
2 29 (54.72%) XML
3 20 (37.74%) RESTful
4 16 (30.19%) Spring
5 15 (28.30%) JSON
6 11 (20.75%) Hibernate
7 10 (18.87%) HTML
8 9 (16.98%) REST
9 7 (13.21%) Apache CXF
9 7 (13.21%) .NET
9 7 (13.21%) J2EE
9 7 (13.21%) CSS
9 7 (13.21%) JMS
10 6 (11.32%) JPA
10 6 (11.32%) Java EE
10 6 (11.32%) jQuery
11 5 (9.43%) Drools
11 5 (9.43%) HTML5
11 5 (9.43%) Apache Camel
11 5 (9.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) User Experience
2 3 (5.66%) Open Source
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) iPhone
4 1 (1.89%) DataPower
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
4 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.89%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Mac OS X
3 4 (7.55%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) Android
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.87%) SOA
2 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (16.98%) TDD
4 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
5 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
5 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
6 6 (11.32%) Web Development
7 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.43%) Coaching
7 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.43%) MVC
8 4 (7.55%) Refactoring
9 3 (5.66%) Android Development
9 3 (5.66%) ITIL
9 3 (5.66%) Content Management
9 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.66%) Scrum
10 2 (3.77%) Workflow
10 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) Java
2 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.87%) PHP
4 8 (15.09%) PHP5
5 6 (11.32%) SQL
6 5 (9.43%) C#
7 2 (3.77%) VB6
7 2 (3.77%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) Scala
8 1 (1.89%) ClojureScript
8 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.89%) Clojure
8 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.89%) ABAP
8 1 (1.89%) Perl
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Graphite
1 1 (1.89%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) CA LISA
1 1 (1.89%) StatsD
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) IBM
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Sybase
3 1 (1.89%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) CA
3 1 (1.89%) Informatica
3 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Alterian
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