Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 89 75
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14 +33
Contract jobs citing SOAP 53 24 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.80% 1.01% 2.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.54% 4.04% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 52
Edinburgh median daily rate £415 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% +13.97% -2.86%
10th Percentile £356 £316 £256
90th Percentile £488 £484 £375
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 810 594 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.58% 25.12% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 375 339
Edinburgh median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £270
90th Percentile £550 £550 £501
Scotland median daily rate £401 £375 £353
% change year-on-year +6.80% +6.23% -5.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £43.39 £44.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.64% -3.31% +12.19%
10th Percentile £14.45 £40.32 £22.53
90th Percentile £32.72 £49.70 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.53% -10.00%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 33 (62.26%) Java
1 33 (62.26%) Web Services
2 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (39.62%) REST
4 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
4 20 (37.74%) Finance
5 17 (32.08%) Spring
5 17 (32.08%) Oracle
5 17 (32.08%) XML
5 17 (32.08%) SOA
6 16 (30.19%) HTML
7 15 (28.30%) CSS
7 15 (28.30%) Node.js
8 13 (24.53%) Hibernate
8 13 (24.53%) JIRA
8 13 (24.53%) React
9 12 (22.64%) Spring Boot
9 12 (22.64%) Oracle Database
9 12 (22.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
9 12 (22.64%) Web Development
9 12 (22.64%) JSON
9 12 (22.64%) Banking
10 11 (20.75%) Atlassian
10 11 (20.75%) jQuery
10 11 (20.75%) SQL
10 11 (20.75%) Middleware
10 11 (20.75%) Confluence
10 11 (20.75%) Microservices
11 10 (18.87%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)

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 (22.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (20.75%) Confluence
3 4 (7.55%) Apache
4 3 (5.66%) JBoss
4 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.89%) Maya
2 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.66%) npm
4 2 (3.77%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) GitHub
5 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle Database
2 7 (13.21%) Big Data
3 6 (11.32%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (11.32%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.55%) MySQL
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.77%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) JIRA
2 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.87%) TeamCity
3 9 (16.98%) SoapUI
4 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.32%) Maven
5 4 (7.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (5.66%) Bitbucket
6 3 (5.66%) JMeter
6 3 (5.66%) JUnit
7 2 (3.77%) Ant
7 2 (3.77%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.77%) CF BOSH
7 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.77%) FishEye
7 2 (3.77%) JBehave
7 2 (3.77%) Selenium
7 2 (3.77%) Subversion
8 1 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.89%) Mockito
General
1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Architect
4 10 (18.87%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (13.21%) Java Architect
6 6 (11.32%) Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (11.32%) Java Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Big Data Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Data Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Java Technical Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (62.26%) Web Services
2 21 (39.62%) REST
3 17 (32.08%) Spring
3 17 (32.08%) XML
4 16 (30.19%) HTML
5 15 (28.30%) CSS
5 15 (28.30%) Node.js
6 13 (24.53%) Hibernate
6 13 (24.53%) React
7 12 (22.64%) JSON
7 12 (22.64%) Spring Boot
8 11 (20.75%) jQuery
8 11 (20.75%) Middleware
9 10 (18.87%) Redux
10 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
10 9 (16.98%) Java EE
11 7 (13.21%) HTML5
11 7 (13.21%) JSP
12 6 (11.32%) .NET
12 6 (11.32%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) iPad
2 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.66%) DataPower
3 3 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) SOA
3 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
3 12 (22.64%) Web Development
4 11 (20.75%) Microservices
5 10 (18.87%) DevOps
5 10 (18.87%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
5 10 (18.87%) Software Architecture
5 10 (18.87%) SOLID
5 10 (18.87%) TDD
6 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
7 7 (13.21%) MVC
8 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.32%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 6 (11.32%) Front End Development
8 6 (11.32%) The Twelve-Factor App
9 5 (9.43%) MVVM
9 5 (9.43%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (9.43%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) Java
2 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.75%) SQL
4 6 (11.32%) Java 8
5 4 (7.55%) C#
6 3 (5.66%) ES6
7 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.89%) BeanShell
8 1 (1.89%) Groovy
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Sun Certification
2 2 (3.77%) ISEB
2 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.77%) Ansible
2 2 (3.77%) Puppet
2 2 (3.77%) Salt
3 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.89%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Oracle
2 11 (20.75%) Atlassian
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.43%) IBM
5 3 (5.66%) CA
6 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.77%) Twitter
7 1 (1.89%) Adobe
7 1 (1.89%) Google
7 1 (1.89%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) Ping Identity
7 1 (1.89%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.89%) Splunk
7 1 (1.89%) Sybase
7 1 (1.89%) Xamarin