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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing SOAP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 5.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
SOAP
Scotland

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
3 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 6.52% 18.07% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 18
Average daily rate £400 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £250 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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