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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 80 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing SOAP 43 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.54% 0.81% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.73% 2.66% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £308 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
751 751 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.83% 30.40% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 400 289
Average daily rate £350 £338 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £200
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 0 20 19
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 November 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 27 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 21 £283 +6.60% 3
Glasgow +3 16 £375 -15.73% 2
West Lothian +13 3 £323 +21.69%
Fife - - - -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 71 (79.78%) Java
2 55 (61.80%) XML
3 47 (52.81%) Web Services
4 40 (44.94%) RESTful
5 35 (39.33%) Apache CXF
6 34 (38.20%) jQuery
7 33 (37.08%) J2EE
8 31 (34.83%) JSF
9 30 (33.71%) Java EE
10 29 (32.58%) JBoss
11 28 (31.46%) HTML
11 28 (31.46%) RichFaces
12 27 (30.34%) HTTP
13 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (25.84%) Web Design
15 22 (24.72%) SOA
16 20 (22.47%) JSP
17 19 (21.35%) Hibernate
18 18 (20.22%) Finance
18 18 (20.22%) REST
19 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
19 16 (17.98%) SQL
20 14 (15.73%) Oracle
20 14 (15.73%) JMS
20 14 (15.73%) Spring
21 12 (13.48%) IBM
21 12 (13.48%) Linux
21 12 (13.48%) Tomcat
21 12 (13.48%) .NET
22 11 (12.36%) UNIX

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 29 (32.58%) JBoss
2 12 (13.48%) Tomcat
3 10 (11.24%) Apache
4 7 (7.87%) WebLogic
5 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.74%) IIS
6 5 (5.62%) CMS
6 5 (5.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (5.62%) Lync
6 5 (5.62%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (2.25%) GlassFish
8 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (2.25%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (2.25%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.12%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.34%) HTTP
2 3 (3.37%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.87%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.74%) DB2
5 5 (5.62%) MySQL
5 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Eclipse
2 8 (8.99%) Ant
2 8 (8.99%) Subversion
3 6 (6.74%) JUnit
4 5 (5.62%) JMeter
5 4 (4.49%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (3.37%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.37%) Maven
6 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.37%) HttpUnit
6 3 (3.37%) Fiddler
7 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.12%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.12%) Trac
8 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.12%) Mockito
8 1 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.12%) Front Office
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (85.39%) Developer
2 35 (39.33%) Java Developer
3 24 (26.97%) UI Programmer
3 24 (26.97%) UI Developer
4 19 (21.35%) Senior Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Technical Leader
6 7 (7.87%) Senior UI Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (5.62%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Tester
10 3 (3.37%) Performance Tester
10 3 (3.37%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Designer
11 2 (2.25%) Lead Java Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 2 (2.25%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (61.80%) XML
2 47 (52.81%) Web Services
3 40 (44.94%) RESTful
4 35 (39.33%) Apache CXF
5 34 (38.20%) jQuery
6 33 (37.08%) J2EE
7 31 (34.83%) JSF
8 30 (33.71%) Java EE
9 28 (31.46%) HTML
9 28 (31.46%) RichFaces
10 20 (22.47%) JSP
11 19 (21.35%) Hibernate
12 18 (20.22%) REST
13 14 (15.73%) JMS
13 14 (15.73%) Spring
14 12 (13.48%) .NET
15 11 (12.36%) JPA
16 9 (10.11%) CSS
16 9 (10.11%) JSON
16 9 (10.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Open Source
1 11 (12.36%) User Experience
2 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.37%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.37%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.25%) DataPower
3 2 (2.25%) Market Risk
3 2 (2.25%) Derivative
3 2 (2.25%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.25%) Clustering
4 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.12%) W3C
4 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.12%) iSeries
4 1 (1.12%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Linux
2 11 (12.36%) UNIX
3 7 (7.87%) Android
4 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.49%) Windows
5 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.12%) Solaris
5 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.84%) Web Design
3 22 (24.72%) SOA
4 8 (8.99%) Multithreading
5 7 (7.87%) Coaching
6 6 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (6.74%) ETL
7 5 (5.62%) Automated Testing
7 5 (5.62%) BPEL
7 5 (5.62%) TDD
7 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.49%) CRM
8 4 (4.49%) OO
8 4 (4.49%) Scrum
8 4 (4.49%) MVC
9 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.37%) OOP
9 3 (3.37%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 71 (79.78%) Java
2 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
2 16 (17.98%) SQL
3 8 (8.99%) Perl
4 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.62%) PHP
5 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.49%) Ruby
6 4 (4.49%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.37%) C#
7 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.25%) Groovy
8 2 (2.25%) Scala
9 1 (1.12%) Jython
9 1 (1.12%) C++
9 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.12%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) VBA
9 1 (1.12%) Python
9 1 (1.12%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) CA LISA
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Oracle
2 12 (13.48%) IBM
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.49%) Perforce
4 4 (4.49%) Informatica
5 3 (3.37%) SAP
5 3 (3.37%) Sybase
6 2 (2.25%) Yahoo!
6 2 (2.25%) Google
6 2 (2.25%) Kony
7 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.12%) Cognos
7 1 (1.12%) CA
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