The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 85 65 95
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +30
Contract jobs citing SOAP 47 52 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.69% 2.11% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.98% 8.35% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £306 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £394 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
786 623 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.30% 25.26% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 284 186
Average daily rate £375 £370 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +18.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 14
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
SOAP
UK

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 +10 37 £445 +7.87% 4
Glasgow -19 9 £450 +33.33% 4
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 81 (82.65%) XML
2 71 (72.45%) Web Services
3 64 (65.31%) Java
4 46 (46.94%) RESTful
5 39 (39.80%) Linux
5 39 (39.80%) HTTP
6 34 (34.69%) HTML
7 33 (33.67%) JSON
8 30 (30.61%) JavaScript
9 29 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (29.59%) jQuery
10 27 (27.55%) Java EE
10 27 (27.55%) Waterfall
11 24 (24.49%) Mac OS X
12 23 (23.47%) Project Management
12 23 (23.47%) SQL
12 23 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (22.45%) CSS
14 21 (21.43%) Apache CXF
15 20 (20.41%) J2EE
15 20 (20.41%) Spring
16 19 (19.39%) Web Development
17 18 (18.37%) HTML5
17 18 (18.37%) JSF
17 18 (18.37%) Finance
18 17 (17.35%) Scrum
18 17 (17.35%) RichFaces
19 16 (16.33%) REST
19 16 (16.33%) Unit Testing
19 16 (16.33%) JBoss

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 10 (10.20%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.12%) WebSphere Portal
2 6 (6.12%) IIS
2 6 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.10%) Lync
3 5 (5.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.08%) CMS
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.04%) Apache
5 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) PaaS
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.02%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 39 (39.80%) HTTP
2 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.02%) DNS
2 1 (1.02%) SSL
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.08%) KDB
3 4 (4.08%) MySQL
3 4 (4.08%) DB2
4 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Subversion
2 12 (12.24%) Ant
3 9 (9.18%) JUnit
4 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.14%) Maven
6 5 (5.10%) Hudson
6 5 (5.10%) Apache Ivy
6 5 (5.10%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.10%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.04%) Selenium
7 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.02%) JMeter
8 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Retail
3 7 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (3.06%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.02%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 71 (72.45%) Developer
2 27 (27.55%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.31%) UI Developer
3 15 (15.31%) UI Programmer
4 13 (13.27%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.12%) WebSphere Portal Developer
6 6 (6.12%) WebSphere Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Portal Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Architect
7 5 (5.10%) Release Manager
7 5 (5.10%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.08%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.06%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (82.65%) XML
2 71 (72.45%) Web Services
3 46 (46.94%) RESTful
4 34 (34.69%) HTML
5 33 (33.67%) JSON
6 29 (29.59%) jQuery
7 27 (27.55%) Java EE
8 22 (22.45%) CSS
9 21 (21.43%) Apache CXF
10 20 (20.41%) J2EE
10 20 (20.41%) Spring
11 18 (18.37%) HTML5
11 18 (18.37%) JSF
12 17 (17.35%) RichFaces
13 16 (16.33%) REST
14 14 (14.29%) JSP
15 11 (11.22%) CSS3
16 9 (9.18%) JMS
17 8 (8.16%) Backbone.js
18 7 (7.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Open Source
2 9 (9.18%) FMCG
3 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.06%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.06%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Derivative
5 1 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.02%) Blog
5 1 (1.02%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.02%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.80%) Linux
2 24 (24.49%) Mac OS X
3 11 (11.22%) UNIX
4 5 (5.10%) Windows
5 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.55%) Waterfall
3 23 (23.47%) Project Management
3 23 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (19.39%) Web Development
5 17 (17.35%) Scrum
6 16 (16.33%) Unit Testing
7 15 (15.31%) Refactoring
8 13 (13.27%) DSDM
8 13 (13.27%) SOA
8 13 (13.27%) Release Management
9 12 (12.24%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (12.24%) Infrastructure Management
9 12 (12.24%) Web Design
9 12 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (12.24%) ITIL
10 11 (11.22%) Software Engineering
11 9 (9.18%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (9.18%) Dependency Management
12 7 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 64 (65.31%) Java
2 30 (30.61%) JavaScript
3 23 (23.47%) SQL
4 8 (8.16%) Perl
5 5 (5.10%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.10%) C++
5 5 (5.10%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.08%) Korn
6 4 (4.08%) PHP
7 3 (3.06%) C#
7 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.02%) XQuery
8 1 (1.02%) Python
8 1 (1.02%) C
8 1 (1.02%) Jython
8 1 (1.02%) ClojureScript
8 1 (1.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (1.02%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (2.04%) Degree
1 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Vagrant
1 6 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.12%) Puppet
2 1 (1.02%) Nagios
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.02%) CA LISA
2 1 (1.02%) StatsD
2 1 (1.02%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) JBoss
2 11 (11.22%) IBM
3 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.18%) Oracle
5 6 (6.12%) Sybase
6 4 (4.08%) Perforce
7 3 (3.06%) SAP
8 1 (1.02%) CA
8 1 (1.02%) InterSystems
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