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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 95 95 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 28 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 0.99% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.53% 3.54% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 8
Average daily rate
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£440 £390 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% +9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
618 678 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.36% 27.90% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 368 322
Average daily rate £375 £323 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Glasgow +12 13 £463 +42.30% 2
Edinburgh -8 12 £425 +8.97% 2
Aberdeen - - - - 1
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 54 (76.06%) Java
2 38 (53.52%) Web Services
2 38 (53.52%) XML
3 28 (39.44%) RESTful
4 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (32.39%) J2EE
6 22 (30.99%) JBoss
7 20 (28.17%) Apache CXF
7 20 (28.17%) Relational Database
8 19 (26.76%) Java EE
8 19 (26.76%) jQuery
9 18 (25.35%) Hibernate
9 18 (25.35%) JSF
10 17 (23.94%) HTTP
10 17 (23.94%) HTML
11 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
11 16 (22.54%) RichFaces
12 15 (21.13%) SOA
13 14 (19.72%) JSP
13 14 (19.72%) Finance
14 13 (18.31%) Spring
14 13 (18.31%) Web Design
14 13 (18.31%) IBM
14 13 (18.31%) Apache
15 12 (16.90%) REST
15 12 (16.90%) JMS
16 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
16 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (14.08%) JSON
17 10 (14.08%) .NET

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (30.99%) JBoss
2 13 (18.31%) Apache
3 7 (9.86%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.86%) CMS
4 6 (8.45%) WebSphere
5 5 (7.04%) WebLogic
5 5 (7.04%) nginx
6 4 (5.63%) WordPress
7 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.82%) IIS
7 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (2.82%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.82%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.82%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (1.41%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.41%) FileNet
8 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.41%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) HTTP
2 3 (4.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) Relational Database
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.68%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.04%) MySQL
4 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.82%) DB2
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Eclipse
2 7 (9.86%) Maven
3 6 (8.45%) JUnit
4 5 (7.04%) JMeter
5 3 (4.23%) Ant
5 3 (4.23%) LoadRunner
5 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.23%) HttpUnit
5 3 (4.23%) Fiddler
5 3 (4.23%) JProfiler
5 3 (4.23%) Subversion
6 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.41%) Trac
7 1 (1.41%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.41%) Mockito
7 1 (1.41%) Selenium
7 1 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.41%) Xcode
7 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (69.01%) Developer
2 25 (35.21%) Java Developer
3 17 (23.94%) Senior Developer
4 13 (18.31%) UI Developer
4 13 (18.31%) UI Programmer
5 12 (16.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (15.49%) Technical Leader
7 5 (7.04%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Android Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Senior UI Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Performance Tester
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Tester
10 2 (2.82%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.82%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.82%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (53.52%) Web Services
1 38 (53.52%) XML
2 28 (39.44%) RESTful
3 23 (32.39%) J2EE
4 20 (28.17%) Apache CXF
5 19 (26.76%) jQuery
5 19 (26.76%) Java EE
6 18 (25.35%) JSF
6 18 (25.35%) Hibernate
7 17 (23.94%) HTML
8 16 (22.54%) RichFaces
9 14 (19.72%) JSP
10 13 (18.31%) Spring
11 12 (16.90%) JMS
11 12 (16.90%) REST
12 10 (14.08%) .NET
12 10 (14.08%) JSON
13 9 (12.68%) JPA
14 7 (9.86%) CSS
15 5 (7.04%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Open Source
2 7 (9.86%) User Experience
3 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.23%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (4.23%) DataPower
3 3 (4.23%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.82%) Derivative
4 2 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
5 1 (1.41%) iSeries
5 1 (1.41%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.41%) W3C
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Linux
2 8 (11.27%) Android
3 7 (9.86%) UNIX
4 5 (7.04%) Mac OS X
4 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.82%) Windows
6 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.13%) SOA
3 13 (18.31%) Web Design
4 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.68%) TDD
6 7 (9.86%) MVC
6 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.45%) Coaching
7 6 (8.45%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.63%) Android Development
9 4 (5.63%) OO
9 4 (5.63%) CRM
9 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.63%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.63%) Web Development
10 3 (4.23%) Refactoring
10 3 (4.23%) Workflow
10 3 (4.23%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 54 (76.06%) Java
2 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.08%) PHP
4 9 (12.68%) SQL
5 5 (7.04%) C#
5 5 (7.04%) PHP5
6 4 (5.63%) Ruby
6 4 (5.63%) Perl
7 3 (4.23%) VB
7 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.82%) VB6
8 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.41%) VBA
9 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.41%) Clojure
9 1 (1.41%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) IBM
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) Sybase
4 2 (2.82%) Informatica
4 2 (2.82%) Yahoo!
4 2 (2.82%) Google
4 2 (2.82%) Kony
5 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.41%) Cognos
5 1 (1.41%) CA
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