Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 81 62
Rank change year-on-year -11 -19 +37
Contract jobs citing SOAP 45 59 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.56% 2.02% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.48% 8.12% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 54
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +0.74%
10th Percentile £324 £350 £229
90th Percentile £489 £515 £367
Scotland median daily rate £450 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +20.00% +10.29% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

SOAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 821 727 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.49% 24.93% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 438 347
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -
10th Percentile £313 £267 £265
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 £49.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.34% -12.56% +51.80%
10th Percentile £16.74 £28.68 £43.88
90th Percentile £42.00 £43.39 £52.05
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -36.47% +5.25%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Edinburgh

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOAP in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Edinburgh

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Edinburgh

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 31 (68.89%) Web Services
2 26 (57.78%) Java
3 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (42.22%) Finance
5 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 17 (37.78%) XML
6 17 (37.78%) JSON
6 17 (37.78%) REST
7 16 (35.56%) SQL
8 14 (31.11%) HTML
9 12 (26.67%) CSS
9 12 (26.67%) Spring
10 10 (22.22%) Banking
10 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 10 (22.22%) SoapUI
11 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (20.00%) Java EE
12 8 (17.78%) Maven
12 8 (17.78%) MySQL
12 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
12 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
13 7 (15.56%) TeamCity
13 7 (15.56%) JIRA
14 6 (13.33%) Linux
14 6 (13.33%) JSP
14 6 (13.33%) OOP
14 6 (13.33%) OO

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (8.89%) Apache
1 4 (8.89%) JBoss
1 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.67%) Confluence
2 3 (6.67%) GlassFish
2 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.89%) NuGet
4 1 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) Big Data
2 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 10 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.78%) Maven
3 7 (15.56%) JIRA
3 7 (15.56%) TeamCity
4 5 (11.11%) JMeter
5 4 (8.89%) Ant
5 4 (8.89%) JUnit
5 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.67%) FishEye
7 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.44%) Selenium
8 1 (2.22%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.22%) Grunt
8 1 (2.22%) Hudson
8 1 (2.22%) Moq
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Applications Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Principal Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (68.89%) Web Services
2 17 (37.78%) JSON
2 17 (37.78%) REST
2 17 (37.78%) XML
3 14 (31.11%) HTML
4 12 (26.67%) CSS
4 12 (26.67%) Spring
5 9 (20.00%) Java EE
6 6 (13.33%) JSP
7 5 (11.11%) .NET
7 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 5 (11.11%) Node.js
8 4 (8.89%) Apache CXF
8 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.89%) J2EE
8 4 (8.89%) jQuery
8 4 (8.89%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) CMDB
2 3 (6.67%) DataPower
3 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
4 6 (13.33%) DevOps
4 6 (13.33%) OO
4 6 (13.33%) OOP
5 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.11%) TDD
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.89%) MVC
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.67%) BPR
7 3 (6.67%) Coaching
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Security Management
7 3 (6.67%) SOA
7 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.67%) UML
7 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) Java
2 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (35.56%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) Java 8
5 4 (8.89%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) Groovy
6 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.22%) BeanShell
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) SOQL
6 1 (2.22%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
1 1 (2.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Atlassian
2 4 (8.89%) IBM
3 3 (6.67%) CA
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.22%) Informatica
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) Sybase
4 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.22%) Twitter