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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 90 108 90
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing SOAP 44 28 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.78% 0.88% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.00% 4.42% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 36
Median daily rate £340 £375 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -15.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £286 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £458 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.70 £41.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-22.68% +7.82%
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
629 633 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.41% 19.78% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 306 431
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.25% -3.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 July 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 July 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 +16 31 £340 -22.28%
Glasgow +10 13 £350 -6.66% 3
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 71 (63.39%) Java
2 70 (62.50%) XML
3 62 (55.36%) Web Services
4 53 (47.32%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (46.43%) SQL
6 47 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (41.07%) HTML
8 45 (40.18%) SOA
9 44 (39.29%) Maven
10 41 (36.61%) RESTful
10 41 (36.61%) JBoss
11 40 (35.71%) Java EE
12 39 (34.82%) JSON
12 39 (34.82%) REST
13 37 (33.04%) Spring
13 37 (33.04%) Subversion
14 35 (31.25%) Hibernate
14 35 (31.25%) Eclipse
15 33 (29.46%) TDD
16 32 (28.57%) Banking
17 30 (26.79%) XSLT
18 27 (24.11%) CSS
18 27 (24.11%) HTTP
18 27 (24.11%) JSF
19 26 (23.21%) JUnit
20 25 (22.32%) RichFaces
20 25 (22.32%) Git (software)
21 24 (21.43%) Oracle
21 24 (21.43%) XSD
21 24 (21.43%) Scrum

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 41 (36.61%) JBoss
2 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.79%) Apache
4 2 (1.79%) Confluence
4 2 (1.79%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 2 (1.79%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.79%) nginx
4 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (24.11%) HTTP
2 18 (16.07%) SSL
3 5 (4.46%) Wireshark
4 4 (3.57%) SSH
5 2 (1.79%) FTP
5 2 (1.79%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.79%) LDAP
5 2 (1.79%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.18%) Oracle Database
1 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.61%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.82%) MongoDB
4 9 (8.04%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.79%) DB2
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.89%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (39.29%) Maven
2 37 (33.04%) Subversion
3 35 (31.25%) Eclipse
4 26 (23.21%) JUnit
5 25 (22.32%) Git (software)
6 17 (15.18%) SoapUI
7 16 (14.29%) Gradle
8 15 (13.39%) Mockito
9 14 (12.50%) Bitbucket
10 10 (8.93%) Jenkins
11 8 (7.14%) TeamCity
12 7 (6.25%) JIRA
13 5 (4.46%) ClearCase
13 5 (4.46%) Cobertura
13 5 (4.46%) CruiseControl
13 5 (4.46%) Fiddler
13 5 (4.46%) JBehave
13 5 (4.46%) Selenium
14 4 (3.57%) Artifactory
14 4 (3.57%) JProfiler
General
1 32 (28.57%) Banking
2 5 (4.46%) Finance
3 4 (3.57%) Front Office
3 4 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.57%) Retail
3 4 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (84.82%) Developer
2 44 (39.29%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.50%) Integration Developer
4 12 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (9.82%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.93%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (5.36%) MongoDB Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) UI Developer
9 4 (3.57%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.57%) Architect
9 4 (3.57%) T-SQL Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (2.68%) SOA Developer
10 3 (2.68%) UI/UX Developer
10 3 (2.68%) UX Developer
11 2 (1.79%) Java Engineer
11 2 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 2 (1.79%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (62.50%) XML
2 62 (55.36%) Web Services
3 46 (41.07%) HTML
4 41 (36.61%) RESTful
5 40 (35.71%) Java EE
6 39 (34.82%) JSON
6 39 (34.82%) REST
7 37 (33.04%) Spring
8 35 (31.25%) Hibernate
9 30 (26.79%) XSLT
10 27 (24.11%) CSS
10 27 (24.11%) JSF
11 25 (22.32%) RichFaces
12 24 (21.43%) XSD
13 23 (20.54%) JPA
14 21 (18.75%) Drools
14 21 (18.75%) jBPM
15 20 (17.86%) HTML5
15 20 (17.86%) WSDL
16 16 (14.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.57%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.68%) User Experience
3 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.79%) DataPower
3 2 (1.79%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) Windows
2 13 (11.61%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 7 (6.25%) Unix
5 5 (4.46%) Linux
6 2 (1.79%) AIX
7 1 (0.89%) Android
7 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (47.32%) Continuous Integration
2 47 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (40.18%) SOA
4 33 (29.46%) TDD
5 24 (21.43%) Scrum
6 21 (18.75%) Web Design
7 19 (16.96%) MVC
7 19 (16.96%) Web Development
8 18 (16.07%) Open Source
8 18 (16.07%) Unit Testing
9 17 (15.18%) Microservices
10 16 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 15 (13.39%) Open Source Development
11 15 (13.39%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (10.71%) Coaching
12 12 (10.71%) Front End Development
13 9 (8.04%) OO
13 9 (8.04%) Validation
13 9 (8.04%) Workflow
14 8 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 71 (63.39%) Java
2 52 (46.43%) SQL
3 22 (19.64%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.36%) C#
6 6 (5.36%) Python
7 3 (2.68%) C
8 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.79%) PHP
8 2 (1.79%) PHP 5
8 2 (1.79%) Ruby
8 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.68%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.68%) Degree
3 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) SLA
2 4 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.68%) QA
4 2 (1.79%) HL7
4 2 (1.79%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Docker
2 2 (1.79%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) BladeLogic
2 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.68%) Puppet
3 2 (1.79%) Ansible
3 2 (1.79%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.79%) logstash
3 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.79%) rkt
3 2 (1.79%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.79%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 24 (21.43%) Oracle
2 15 (13.39%) IBM
3 10 (8.93%) Red Hat
4 9 (8.04%) Pega
5 6 (5.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.57%) ForgeRock
7 3 (2.68%) Sybase
8 2 (1.79%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.79%) Google
8 2 (1.79%) HP
8 2 (1.79%) Remedy
8 2 (1.79%) Splunk
8 2 (1.79%) VMware
9 1 (0.89%) Perforce
9 1 (0.89%) Reuters