The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank - 11 10
Contract jobs citing SOAP 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 5.41% 6.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 11.76% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
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%
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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 West Lothian region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
23 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 23.96% 45.95% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 11
Average daily rate £275 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the West Lothian region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian