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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 86 78 88
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing SOAP 20 50 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.21% 1.93% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 7.67% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 25
Median daily rate £475 £356 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £225 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.62%

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
480 652 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.14% 25.20% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 374 372
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.11% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £21.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 15 £475 +31.03% 4
Glasgow -7 5 £450 +83.67% 1
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 53 (80.30%) Java
2 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (69.70%) XML
4 44 (66.67%) Web Services
5 33 (50.00%) HTML
6 29 (43.94%) JBoss
6 29 (43.94%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (42.42%) Java EE
7 28 (42.42%) SQL
8 27 (40.91%) JMS
9 26 (39.39%) SOA
9 26 (39.39%) Maven
9 26 (39.39%) Scrum
10 24 (36.36%) XSLT
11 22 (33.33%) TDD
11 22 (33.33%) JSON
11 22 (33.33%) REST
12 21 (31.82%) Oracle
13 20 (30.30%) Hibernate
13 20 (30.30%) Oracle Database
14 19 (28.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 19 (28.79%) Eclipse
15 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
15 18 (27.27%) Subversion
15 18 (27.27%) JSF
15 18 (27.27%) RichFaces
16 17 (25.76%) JPA
16 17 (25.76%) JIRA
17 16 (24.24%) Spring
18 15 (22.73%) jBPM

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 29 (43.94%) JBoss
2 19 (28.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.06%) Confluence
4 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) CMS
6 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (6.06%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (4.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Force.com
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.30%) Oracle Database
2 12 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.06%) DB2
4 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.52%) MySQL
6 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (39.39%) Maven
2 19 (28.79%) Eclipse
3 18 (27.27%) Subversion
4 17 (25.76%) JIRA
5 13 (19.70%) Jenkins
5 13 (19.70%) JUnit
5 13 (19.70%) SoapUI
6 11 (16.67%) Gradle
7 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
8 8 (12.12%) Ant
9 7 (10.61%) Bitbucket
10 4 (6.06%) Apache Ivy
10 4 (6.06%) Mockito
11 3 (4.55%) Hudson
12 2 (3.03%) Concordion
12 2 (3.03%) IntelliJ
12 2 (3.03%) JBehave
12 2 (3.03%) Selenium
13 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
13 1 (1.52%) JMeter
General
1 12 (18.18%) Banking
2 8 (12.12%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Front Office
3 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (93.94%) Developer
2 47 (71.21%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Developer in Test
4 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.58%) UI Developer
5 4 (6.06%) TIBCO Developer
5 4 (6.06%) UI/UX Developer
5 4 (6.06%) UX Developer
6 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Architect
7 2 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.03%) Integration Developer
7 2 (3.03%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Senior TIBCO Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.52%) Core Java Developer
8 1 (1.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.52%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (69.70%) XML
2 44 (66.67%) Web Services
3 33 (50.00%) HTML
4 28 (42.42%) Java EE
5 27 (40.91%) JMS
6 24 (36.36%) XSLT
7 22 (33.33%) JSON
7 22 (33.33%) REST
8 20 (30.30%) Hibernate
9 18 (27.27%) JSF
9 18 (27.27%) RichFaces
10 17 (25.76%) JPA
11 16 (24.24%) Spring
12 15 (22.73%) Drools
12 15 (22.73%) J2EE
12 15 (22.73%) jBPM
13 11 (16.67%) HTML5
13 11 (16.67%) XSD
14 9 (13.64%) Apache CXF
15 8 (12.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) User Experience
2 5 (7.58%) Fixed Income
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) DataPower
3 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) Derivative
4 2 (3.03%) Equities
4 2 (3.03%) NHS
4 2 (3.03%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.52%) Animation
5 1 (1.52%) Social Media
5 1 (1.52%) W3C
5 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Unix
2 5 (7.58%) Linux
3 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.03%) Android
4 2 (3.03%) Windows
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.94%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (39.39%) Scrum
3 26 (39.39%) SOA
4 22 (33.33%) TDD
5 15 (22.73%) Open Source
6 14 (21.21%) Mentoring
7 13 (19.70%) Open Source Development
8 11 (16.67%) Coaching
9 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
10 9 (13.64%) Microservices
11 8 (12.12%) Automated Testing
11 8 (12.12%) Kanban
12 7 (10.61%) Defect Management
12 7 (10.61%) OO
12 7 (10.61%) User Stories
12 7 (10.61%) Web Design
13 6 (9.09%) MVC
13 6 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
14 5 (7.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (80.30%) Java
2 28 (42.42%) SQL
3 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.12%) PL/SQL
4 8 (12.12%) Python
5 7 (10.61%) C
6 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.55%) C#
8 2 (3.03%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.03%) PHP
8 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.52%) C++
9 1 (1.52%) Perl
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Oracle
2 12 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.58%) IBM
4 4 (6.06%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.55%) HP
5 3 (4.55%) Perforce
6 2 (3.03%) Apple
6 2 (3.03%) Reuters
7 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.52%) Sybase
7 1 (1.52%) Zend
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