Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 67 104
Rank change year-on-year -10 +37 -40
Contract jobs citing SOAP 59 61 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.00% 2.88% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.04% 10.68% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 54 17
Edinburgh median daily rate £395 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.18% -9.33% -9.64%
10th Percentile £350 £229 £280
90th Percentile £475 £367 £545
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £381
% change year-on-year +10.29% -10.82% -4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 734 571 611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.88% 26.92% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 340 357
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £265 £263 £270
90th Percentile £538 £488 £517
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £36.70 £49.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% +98.50% -37.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -43.53% +5.25% +1.58%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 47 (79.66%) XML
2 33 (55.93%) Web Services
3 31 (52.54%) REST
4 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
6 22 (37.29%) Java
7 19 (32.20%) HTML
7 19 (32.20%) Git (software)
8 18 (30.51%) Ajax
9 17 (28.81%) JSON
10 15 (25.42%) Workflow
10 15 (25.42%) CSS
11 14 (23.73%) .NET
11 14 (23.73%) SOA
11 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
12 13 (22.03%) Analytics
12 13 (22.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (22.03%) GitHub
12 13 (22.03%) ServiceNow
12 13 (22.03%) ITSM
12 13 (22.03%) Banking
12 13 (22.03%) Presales
13 12 (20.34%) JBoss
13 12 (20.34%) Java EE
13 12 (20.34%) RESTful
14 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (18.64%) Test Automation
14 11 (18.64%) SDLC
14 11 (18.64%) XSLT
15 10 (16.95%) Linux

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 12 (20.34%) JBoss
2 9 (15.25%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.47%) Apache
3 5 (8.47%) IIS
3 5 (8.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.69%) CICS
6 1 (1.69%) Drupal
6 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.03%) GitHub
2 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (13.56%) IaaS
3 8 (13.56%) PaaS
4 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.69%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.69%) SaaS
6 1 (1.69%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) Firewall
2 7 (11.86%) BIG-IP
2 7 (11.86%) Internet
2 7 (11.86%) LDAP
2 7 (11.86%) NetScaler
3 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.78%) HTTP
4 4 (6.78%) Intranet
5 3 (5.08%) DNS
5 3 (5.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (5.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (5.08%) LAN
5 3 (5.08%) WAN
6 2 (3.39%) CTI
6 2 (3.39%) SSL
7 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) Redis
3 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.08%) DB2
4 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.95%) Maven
3 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.86%) SoapUI
3 7 (11.86%) Subversion
4 6 (10.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (10.17%) JIRA
5 5 (8.47%) Artifactory
5 5 (8.47%) Bitbucket
5 5 (8.47%) TeamCity
5 5 (8.47%) XMLSpy
6 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.08%) Selenium
6 3 (5.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.69%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.69%) JUnit
General
1 13 (22.03%) Banking
2 6 (10.17%) Law
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (59.32%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) ServiceNow Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.86%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.47%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Solutions Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (79.66%) XML
2 33 (55.93%) Web Services
3 31 (52.54%) REST
4 19 (32.20%) HTML
5 18 (30.51%) Ajax
6 17 (28.81%) JSON
7 15 (25.42%) CSS
8 14 (23.73%) .NET
8 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
9 13 (22.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (20.34%) Java EE
10 12 (20.34%) RESTful
11 11 (18.64%) XSLT
12 10 (16.95%) Hibernate
13 9 (15.25%) JPA
14 8 (13.56%) .NET Core
14 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
14 8 (13.56%) EJB
14 8 (13.56%) SignalR
15 7 (11.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) N-Tier
1 7 (11.86%) PKI
2 6 (10.17%) DataPower
3 3 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Blog
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.47%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) Workflow
3 14 (23.73%) SOA
4 13 (22.03%) Analytics
4 13 (22.03%) ITSM
4 13 (22.03%) Presales
5 11 (18.64%) SDLC
5 11 (18.64%) Test Automation
6 10 (16.95%) DevOps
7 9 (15.25%) Change Control
7 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (15.25%) MVC
8 8 (13.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (13.56%) Microservices
9 7 (11.86%) Use Case
10 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
10 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.17%) TDD
11 5 (8.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
2 22 (37.29%) Java
3 9 (15.25%) C#
4 7 (11.86%) SQL
5 5 (8.47%) Perl
6 3 (5.08%) XPath
7 2 (3.39%) PHP
7 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.69%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) Ruby
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
1 2 (3.39%) MCSD
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Ansible
1 7 (11.86%) Puppet
2 2 (3.39%) Salt
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) ServiceNow
2 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
3 8 (13.56%) F5
4 7 (11.86%) Citrix
4 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.17%) IBM
6 5 (8.47%) Oracle
7 4 (6.78%) Imperva
8 3 (5.08%) Adobe
8 3 (5.08%) Blue Coat
8 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.08%) Cisco
8 3 (5.08%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.39%) Avaya