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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 81 79 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing SOAP 49 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.75% 1.43% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.34% 6.16% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 8
Average daily rate
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£408 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £419 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
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
773 568 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.66% 23.16% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 271 215
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.26% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £27.70 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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
Edinburgh +11 33 £420 +0.90% 5
Glasgow -8 14 £400 +10.34% 3
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 90 (84.11%) XML
2 68 (63.55%) Web Services
3 65 (60.75%) Java
4 53 (49.53%) RESTful
5 41 (38.32%) HTTP
6 40 (37.38%) Linux
7 39 (36.45%) HTML
8 38 (35.51%) JSON
9 37 (34.58%) JavaScript
10 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (28.04%) jQuery
12 27 (25.23%) Apache CXF
13 26 (24.30%) CSS
13 26 (24.30%) Waterfall
14 25 (23.36%) Java EE
15 24 (22.43%) Mac OS X
16 23 (21.50%) J2EE
16 23 (21.50%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (20.56%) SQL
18 21 (19.63%) JSF
19 20 (18.69%) Web Development
19 20 (18.69%) HTML5
19 20 (18.69%) Project Management
19 20 (18.69%) Finance
20 19 (17.76%) SOA
20 19 (17.76%) RichFaces
21 18 (16.82%) JBoss
22 17 (15.89%) Open Source
22 17 (15.89%) Unit Testing
23 16 (14.95%) REST

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (11.21%) IIS
2 11 (10.28%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.35%) Lync
3 10 (9.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (7.48%) Tomcat
5 7 (6.54%) WebSphere
6 6 (5.61%) WebSphere Portal
7 5 (4.67%) CMS
8 4 (3.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (3.74%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
8 4 (3.74%) MS Exchange
9 3 (2.80%) Apache
10 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.93%) PaaS
1 1 (0.93%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 41 (38.32%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) DNS
2 1 (0.93%) SSL
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.95%) Relational Database
2 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.74%) DB2
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.74%) KDB
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.74%) MySQL
4 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 15 (14.02%) Subversion
2 10 (9.35%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.35%) Ant
3 5 (4.67%) JUnit
3 5 (4.67%) Maven
4 4 (3.74%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.74%) Hudson
4 4 (3.74%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.74%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (3.74%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.87%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.93%) Selenium
6 1 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.93%) JMeter
6 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (18.69%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Retail
3 6 (5.61%) Banking
4 3 (2.80%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.93%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 80 (74.77%) Developer
2 27 (25.23%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.89%) UI Developer
3 17 (15.89%) UI Programmer
4 13 (12.15%) Front-End Developer
5 11 (10.28%) Lead Developer
6 10 (9.35%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (7.48%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) WebSphere Portal Developer
8 6 (5.61%) WebSphere Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Portal Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Senior UI Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.74%) C++ Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Release Manager
9 4 (3.74%) Architect
10 3 (2.80%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.80%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (84.11%) XML
2 68 (63.55%) Web Services
3 53 (49.53%) RESTful
4 39 (36.45%) HTML
5 38 (35.51%) JSON
6 30 (28.04%) jQuery
7 27 (25.23%) Apache CXF
8 26 (24.30%) CSS
9 25 (23.36%) Java EE
10 23 (21.50%) J2EE
11 21 (19.63%) JSF
12 20 (18.69%) HTML5
13 19 (17.76%) RichFaces
14 16 (14.95%) JSP
14 16 (14.95%) REST
15 15 (14.02%) Spring
16 12 (11.21%) .NET
17 11 (10.28%) CSS3
18 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET
18 10 (9.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) Open Source
2 9 (8.41%) FMCG
3 5 (4.67%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.80%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.80%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.93%) DataPower
5 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.93%) Derivative
5 1 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.38%) Linux
2 24 (22.43%) Mac OS X
3 10 (9.35%) UNIX
4 6 (5.61%) Windows
5 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.80%) Android
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.30%) Waterfall
3 23 (21.50%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (18.69%) Web Development
4 20 (18.69%) Project Management
5 19 (17.76%) SOA
6 17 (15.89%) Unit Testing
7 16 (14.95%) Scrum
8 14 (13.08%) Web Design
9 13 (12.15%) Refactoring
10 12 (11.21%) Release Management
10 12 (11.21%) DSDM
11 11 (10.28%) ITIL
11 11 (10.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (10.28%) Software Engineering
11 11 (10.28%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (10.28%) Infrastructure Management
11 11 (10.28%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (8.41%) Dependency Management
12 9 (8.41%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 65 (60.75%) Java
2 37 (34.58%) JavaScript
3 22 (20.56%) SQL
4 8 (7.48%) Perl
4 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.67%) C++
6 4 (3.74%) Korn
6 4 (3.74%) PHP
7 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.87%) C#
8 2 (1.87%) Groovy
8 2 (1.87%) Scala
9 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (0.93%) Clojure
9 1 (0.93%) ClojureScript
9 1 (0.93%) Jython
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) Python
9 1 (0.93%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.93%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.15%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Puppet
1 5 (4.67%) Vagrant
1 5 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.93%) StatsD
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.93%) Nagios
2 1 (0.93%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 18 (16.82%) JBoss
2 12 (11.21%) IBM
2 12 (11.21%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.48%) Oracle
4 6 (5.61%) Sybase
5 4 (3.74%) Perforce
6 3 (2.80%) SAP
7 2 (1.87%) Informatica
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.93%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.93%) CA
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