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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 109 106 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -31
Contract jobs citing SOAP 39 26 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.35% 0.88% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.66% 4.29% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 34
Median daily rate £345 £375 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £430 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.71%
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
586 606 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.33% 20.62% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 303 493
Median daily rate £350 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 30 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 30 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
Edinburgh +6 22 £350 - 2
Glasgow +16 17 £325 -16.12% 1
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 74 (64.91%) XML
2 60 (52.63%) Web Services
2 60 (52.63%) Java
3 56 (49.12%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (42.98%) RESTful
5 49 (42.98%) REST
6 48 (42.11%) JSON
7 46 (40.35%) SQL
7 46 (40.35%) SOA
8 43 (37.72%) Spring
9 40 (35.09%) Maven
10 39 (34.21%) HTTP
11 36 (31.58%) Eclipse
12 35 (30.70%) TDD
13 34 (29.82%) Hibernate
13 34 (29.82%) HTML
14 32 (28.07%) Banking
14 32 (28.07%) CSS
15 30 (26.32%) XSLT
15 30 (26.32%) Web Development
16 29 (25.44%) Java EE
16 29 (25.44%) JavaScript
17 28 (24.56%) JUnit
17 28 (24.56%) Subversion
18 27 (23.68%) Waterfall
19 25 (21.93%) Git (software)
19 25 (21.93%) JBoss
20 24 (21.05%) WSDL
20 24 (21.05%) HTML5

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 25 (21.93%) 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
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.88%) 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 39 (34.21%) HTTP
2 15 (13.16%) SSL
3 8 (7.02%) FTP
3 8 (7.02%) HTTPS
3 8 (7.02%) WinSCP
4 3 (2.63%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.75%) Internet
5 2 (1.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.89%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.02%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.75%) DB2
7 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (35.09%) Maven
2 36 (31.58%) Eclipse
3 28 (24.56%) JUnit
3 28 (24.56%) Subversion
4 25 (21.93%) Git (software)
5 20 (17.54%) Gradle
5 20 (17.54%) Mockito
6 18 (15.79%) Bitbucket
7 14 (12.28%) SoapUI
8 13 (11.40%) JProfiler
9 12 (10.53%) ClearCase
10 10 (8.77%) Jenkins
11 8 (7.02%) XMLSpy
12 5 (4.39%) Cobertura
12 5 (4.39%) JBehave
12 5 (4.39%) TeamCity
13 4 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (3.51%) Selenium
14 3 (2.63%) CruiseControl
14 3 (2.63%) Fiddler
General
1 32 (28.07%) Banking
2 4 (3.51%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Retail
2 4 (3.51%) Retail Banking
3 2 (1.75%) Front Office
3 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (76.32%) Developer
2 33 (28.95%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.53%) 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 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.51%) Architect
9 3 (2.63%) MongoDB Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (2.63%) SOA Developer
9 3 (2.63%) T-SQL Developer
10 2 (1.75%) Angular Developer
10 2 (1.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 2 (1.75%) SQL Developer
10 2 (1.75%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (64.91%) XML
2 60 (52.63%) Web Services
3 49 (42.98%) REST
3 49 (42.98%) RESTful
4 48 (42.11%) JSON
5 43 (37.72%) Spring
6 34 (29.82%) Hibernate
6 34 (29.82%) HTML
7 32 (28.07%) CSS
8 30 (26.32%) XSLT
9 29 (25.44%) Java EE
10 24 (21.05%) HTML5
10 24 (21.05%) jQuery
10 24 (21.05%) WSDL
11 22 (19.30%) AngularJS
12 21 (18.42%) CSS3
13 20 (17.54%) J2EE
13 20 (17.54%) XSD
14 19 (16.67%) JSF
14 19 (16.67%) 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 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.54%) 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
6 1 (0.88%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (49.12%) Continuous Integration
2 53 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (40.35%) SOA
4 35 (30.70%) TDD
5 30 (26.32%) Web Development
6 27 (23.68%) Waterfall
7 21 (18.42%) Microservices
7 21 (18.42%) Responsive Web Design
7 21 (18.42%) Unit Testing
8 20 (17.54%) MVC
8 20 (17.54%) SDLC
9 17 (14.91%) Web Design
10 16 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (13.16%) BPMN
11 15 (13.16%) Project Management
12 14 (12.28%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 14 (12.28%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (12.28%) Workflow
13 13 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (11.40%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 60 (52.63%) Java
2 46 (40.35%) SQL
3 29 (25.44%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.14%) PHP
4 7 (6.14%) PHP 5
5 5 (4.39%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.51%) C#
6 4 (3.51%) Python
7 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.75%) Ruby
8 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
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 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Docker
2 2 (1.75%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.39%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.63%) Puppet
4 2 (1.75%) Ansible
4 2 (1.75%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.75%) Control-M
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 23 (20.18%) IBM
2 15 (13.16%) Oracle
3 9 (7.89%) Pega
4 8 (7.02%) HP
4 8 (7.02%) Remedy
5 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.63%) Sybase
7 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.75%) Google
7 2 (1.75%) Splunk
7 2 (1.75%) VMware