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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 107 62 73
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 23 68 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 2.49% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.62% 8.29% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 46 26
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£375 £428 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +14.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.03 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +23.65%
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
636 820 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.15% 30.03% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 486 330
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £32.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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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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 -3 10 £381 -4.68% 3
Edinburgh -45 6 £475 +9.19% 10
Perth and Kinross - 3 £375 -
Dundee - 2 £361 -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 37 (72.55%) Java
2 34 (66.67%) Web Services
3 20 (39.22%) Spring
4 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (37.25%) XML
5 18 (35.29%) RESTful
6 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 14 (27.45%) SQL
8 13 (25.49%) Hibernate
8 13 (25.49%) REST
9 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
9 12 (23.53%) Finance
10 11 (21.57%) TDD
10 11 (21.57%) SOA
11 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
11 10 (19.61%) Maven
12 9 (17.65%) Java EE
12 9 (17.65%) Linux
12 9 (17.65%) JBoss
13 8 (15.69%) Apache
13 8 (15.69%) JMS
13 8 (15.69%) J2EE
13 8 (15.69%) Oracle
13 8 (15.69%) JSON
14 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (13.73%) JPA
14 7 (13.73%) Apache Camel
14 7 (13.73%) Banking
14 7 (13.73%) C#
14 7 (13.73%) HTML

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 9 (17.65%) JBoss
2 8 (15.69%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
3 3 (5.88%) WordPress
3 3 (5.88%) nginx
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.92%) FileNet
4 2 (3.92%) CMS
4 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) PaaS
1 1 (1.96%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
2 1 (1.96%) CTI
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.92%) MySQL
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.96%) DB2
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.96%) Big Data
7 1 (1.96%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Maven
2 5 (9.80%) Ant
2 5 (9.80%) SoapUI
3 4 (7.84%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.84%) Subversion
3 4 (7.84%) Selenium
4 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.88%) NUnit
4 3 (5.88%) JUnit
4 3 (5.88%) JProfiler
5 2 (3.92%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.92%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.92%) JMeter
6 1 (1.96%) HttpUnit
6 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.96%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.96%) JDeveloper
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) Front Office
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Designer
7 2 (3.92%) Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Tester
8 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (66.67%) Web Services
2 20 (39.22%) Spring
3 19 (37.25%) XML
4 18 (35.29%) RESTful
5 13 (25.49%) REST
5 13 (25.49%) Hibernate
6 9 (17.65%) Java EE
7 8 (15.69%) JSON
7 8 (15.69%) JMS
7 8 (15.69%) J2EE
8 7 (13.73%) HTML
8 7 (13.73%) .NET
8 7 (13.73%) Apache Camel
8 7 (13.73%) JPA
9 6 (11.76%) jQuery
9 6 (11.76%) Apache CXF
9 6 (11.76%) CSS
9 6 (11.76%) XSLT
10 5 (9.80%) WSDL
10 5 (9.80%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) User Experience
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.96%) GIS
2 1 (1.96%) Web 2.0
2 1 (1.96%) DataPower
2 1 (1.96%) Social Media
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Mac OS X
2 4 (7.84%) UNIX
2 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.57%) TDD
2 11 (21.57%) SOA
3 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (11.76%) Scrum
5 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.84%) Web Development
6 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.88%) MVC
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL
7 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.92%) CRM
8 2 (3.92%) OO
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) Workflow
8 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (72.55%) Java
2 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 14 (27.45%) SQL
4 7 (13.73%) C#
5 5 (9.80%) Perl
6 4 (7.84%) PHP
7 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.88%) PHP5
8 2 (3.92%) VB6
8 2 (3.92%) Ruby
8 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.92%) VB
8 2 (3.92%) Python
9 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.96%) ABAP
9 1 (1.96%) C++
9 1 (1.96%) Scala
9 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.96%) Clojure
9 1 (1.96%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Nagios
1 1 (1.96%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
1 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.96%) CA LISA
1 1 (1.96%) StatsD
1 1 (1.96%) Graphite
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) IBM
3 3 (5.88%) Sybase
4 2 (3.92%) Perforce
5 1 (1.96%) Alterian
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) CA
5 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
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