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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 102 93 86
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing SOAP 19 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 1.35% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.51% 6.55% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 27
Median daily rate £340 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £273 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
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
542 580 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.78% 20.55% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 338 432
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% +68.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.50 £25.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +3 9 £340 +2.64% 6
Glasgow +3 9 £270 -34.54% 1
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 70 (86.42%) Java
2 64 (79.01%) XML
3 61 (75.31%) Web Services
4 54 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (59.26%) JBoss
6 44 (54.32%) HTML
6 44 (54.32%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (53.09%) Java EE
8 40 (49.38%) Maven
8 40 (49.38%) SOA
9 38 (46.91%) Scrum
10 36 (44.44%) SQL
11 35 (43.21%) XSLT
12 34 (41.98%) JMS
13 31 (38.27%) TDD
13 31 (38.27%) JSF
14 29 (35.80%) Subversion
14 29 (35.80%) Hibernate
14 29 (35.80%) Eclipse
14 29 (35.80%) Oracle
14 29 (35.80%) RichFaces
15 27 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 26 (32.10%) Oracle Database
16 26 (32.10%) JPA
17 24 (29.63%) Drools
17 24 (29.63%) Open Source
17 24 (29.63%) REST
17 24 (29.63%) JSON
17 24 (29.63%) jBPM
18 22 (27.16%) Mentoring

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 48 (59.26%) JBoss
2 27 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.23%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Force.com
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (3.70%) SSH
2 3 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.10%) Oracle Database
2 11 (13.58%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.47%) DB2
5 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (49.38%) Maven
2 29 (35.80%) Eclipse
2 29 (35.80%) Subversion
3 17 (20.99%) JIRA
4 15 (18.52%) JUnit
5 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
6 12 (14.81%) SoapUI
7 11 (13.58%) Gradle
7 11 (13.58%) Jenkins
8 7 (8.64%) Ant
9 6 (7.41%) Mockito
10 5 (6.17%) Bitbucket
11 4 (4.94%) Apache Ivy
12 3 (3.70%) git-flow
12 3 (3.70%) GitLab
12 3 (3.70%) Hudson
12 3 (3.70%) IntelliJ
13 2 (2.47%) ClearCase
13 2 (2.47%) Selenium
13 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (14.81%) Banking
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Front Office
3 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (95.06%) Developer
2 64 (79.01%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.11%) Developer in Test
3 9 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (9.88%) UI Developer
5 7 (8.64%) UI/UX Developer
5 7 (8.64%) UX Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Integration Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (2.47%) Architect
8 2 (2.47%) MongoDB Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.23%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.23%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Front Office Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Scrum Master
9 1 (1.23%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (79.01%) XML
2 61 (75.31%) Web Services
3 44 (54.32%) HTML
4 43 (53.09%) Java EE
5 35 (43.21%) XSLT
6 34 (41.98%) JMS
7 31 (38.27%) JSF
8 29 (35.80%) Hibernate
8 29 (35.80%) RichFaces
9 26 (32.10%) JPA
10 24 (29.63%) Drools
10 24 (29.63%) jBPM
10 24 (29.63%) JSON
10 24 (29.63%) REST
11 20 (24.69%) Spring
12 19 (23.46%) J2EE
13 18 (22.22%) XSD
14 15 (18.52%) Apache CXF
15 14 (17.28%) RESTful
16 10 (12.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) User Experience
2 5 (6.17%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.70%) DataPower
4 3 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.47%) Derivative
5 2 (2.47%) Equities
5 2 (2.47%) NHS
5 2 (2.47%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Unix
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (54.32%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (49.38%) SOA
4 38 (46.91%) Scrum
5 31 (38.27%) TDD
6 24 (29.63%) Open Source
7 22 (27.16%) Mentoring
7 22 (27.16%) Open Source Development
8 19 (23.46%) Coaching
9 13 (16.05%) Unit Testing
10 12 (14.81%) Web Design
11 10 (12.35%) Kanban
12 9 (11.11%) Defect Management
12 9 (11.11%) User Stories
13 8 (9.88%) Automated Testing
13 8 (9.88%) Microservices
13 8 (9.88%) MVC
14 5 (6.17%) SDLC
15 4 (4.94%) Multithreading
15 4 (4.94%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 70 (86.42%) Java
2 36 (44.44%) SQL
3 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.58%) PL/SQL
5 10 (12.35%) Python
6 9 (11.11%) C
7 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.94%) C#
9 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.23%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.23%) C++
10 1 (1.23%) Perl
10 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (35.80%) Oracle
2 17 (20.99%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.17%) IBM
4 3 (3.70%) ForgeRock
4 3 (3.70%) HP
4 3 (3.70%) Perforce
4 3 (3.70%) Reuters
4 3 (3.70%) Sybase
5 1 (1.23%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.23%) Zend
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