Period
to 18 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 71 88
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17 -6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 57 34 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.93% 1.96% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.99% 6.17% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 30
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +0.69% +7.41%
10th Percentile £360 £318 £279
90th Percentile £559 £500 £458
Scotland median daily rate £400 £358 £356
% change year-on-year +11.89% +0.35% -7.47%
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 713 551 728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.14% 31.79% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 369 414
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £272
90th Percentile £538 £513 £538
Scotland median daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +4.83% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £52.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.31% +108.00% -44.44%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £48.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -50.52% +21.25% +6.67%

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 February 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 February 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 44 (77.19%) XML
2 42 (73.68%) Web Services
3 35 (61.40%) REST
4 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
5 21 (36.84%) Java
6 20 (35.09%) HTML
6 20 (35.09%) Git (software)
7 16 (28.07%) Ajax
7 16 (28.07%) JSON
7 16 (28.07%) CSS
8 15 (26.32%) Workflow
9 13 (22.81%) ITSM
9 13 (22.81%) SOA
9 13 (22.81%) RESTful
9 13 (22.81%) GitHub
9 13 (22.81%) AngularJS
9 13 (22.81%) Analytics
9 13 (22.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (22.81%) ServiceNow
9 13 (22.81%) Presales
10 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
11 11 (19.30%) Java EE
12 10 (17.54%) Linux
12 10 (17.54%) .NET
13 9 (15.79%) Banking
14 8 (14.04%) Subversion
14 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
14 8 (14.04%) Hibernate

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 8 (14.04%) JBoss
2 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.26%) Apache
3 3 (5.26%) IIS
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.51%) CMS
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.75%) CICS
5 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) GitHub
2 5 (8.77%) IaaS
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.77%) PaaS
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) HTTP
2 5 (8.77%) Firewall
3 3 (5.26%) BIG-IP
3 3 (5.26%) NetScaler
3 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.51%) CTI
4 2 (3.51%) Internet
4 2 (3.51%) SSL
5 1 (1.75%) AMQP
5 1 (1.75%) DNS
5 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.75%) IPsec
5 1 (1.75%) LAN
5 1 (1.75%) VPN
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) DB2
2 4 (7.02%) Redis
3 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.51%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (35.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.04%) Subversion
3 7 (12.28%) JIRA
3 7 (12.28%) Maven
4 6 (10.53%) Artifactory
4 6 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (10.53%) Bitbucket
4 6 (10.53%) SoapUI
4 6 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.77%) XMLSpy
6 3 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.75%) jMock
8 1 (1.75%) JUnit
8 1 (1.75%) Selenium
8 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (15.79%) Banking
2 7 (12.28%) Finance
3 6 (10.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Java Developer
3 13 (22.81%) ServiceNow Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Java Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Solutions Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) XML Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (77.19%) XML
2 42 (73.68%) Web Services
3 35 (61.40%) REST
4 20 (35.09%) HTML
5 16 (28.07%) Ajax
5 16 (28.07%) CSS
5 16 (28.07%) JSON
6 13 (22.81%) AngularJS
6 13 (22.81%) RESTful
6 13 (22.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (19.30%) Java EE
8 10 (17.54%) .NET
9 8 (14.04%) Hibernate
9 8 (14.04%) J2EE
10 7 (12.28%) JPA
10 7 (12.28%) XSLT
11 6 (10.53%) EJB
12 5 (8.77%) JMS
12 5 (8.77%) Spring
12 5 (8.77%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) DataPower
1 4 (7.02%) N-Tier
1 4 (7.02%) PKI
2 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.75%) Blog
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Mac OS X
2 5 (8.77%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Unix
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) Workflow
3 13 (22.81%) Analytics
3 13 (22.81%) ITSM
3 13 (22.81%) Presales
3 13 (22.81%) SOA
4 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
6 8 (14.04%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (14.04%) SDLC
6 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.28%) DevOps
7 7 (12.28%) TDD
8 6 (10.53%) Functional Testing
8 6 (10.53%) MVC
8 6 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (10.53%) Open Source
8 6 (10.53%) Performance Testing
8 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
2 21 (36.84%) Java
3 8 (14.04%) SQL
4 7 (12.28%) C#
5 3 (5.26%) Perl
5 3 (5.26%) XPath
6 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
1 2 (3.51%) MCSD
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.51%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Ansible
1 7 (12.28%) Puppet
2 5 (8.77%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) ServiceNow
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) IBM
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.02%) F5
5 3 (5.26%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) Avaya
6 2 (3.51%) Imperva
7 1 (1.75%) Adobe
7 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco
7 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.75%) Informatica
7 1 (1.75%) Talend