The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 30 March 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 22 57
Rank change year-on-year -12 +35  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 24 39 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.47% 6.67% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.19% 23.93% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 10
Median daily rate £358 £300 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.16% -34.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £225 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £330 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £49.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -5.61% +53.12%  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 182 163 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 33.89% 27.86% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 96 124
Median daily rate £350 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.61 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing SOAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Glasgow

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Glasgow

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Glasgow over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Glasgow

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 26 (81.25%) Java
2 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (75.00%) Spring
4 21 (65.63%) Banking
5 20 (62.50%) XML
6 18 (56.25%) SQL
7 16 (50.00%) Microservices
8 14 (43.75%) Unix
8 14 (43.75%) Scrum
9 13 (40.63%) Maven
9 13 (40.63%) REST
9 13 (40.63%) Relational Database
10 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
10 12 (37.50%) Hibernate
10 12 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
10 12 (37.50%) OO
10 12 (37.50%) DB2
11 11 (34.38%) JMS
11 11 (34.38%) IBM
11 11 (34.38%) JSON
11 11 (34.38%) Gradle
11 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
12 10 (31.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
13 9 (28.13%) Perforce
13 9 (28.13%) Ant
13 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
13 9 (28.13%) Hudson
14 8 (25.00%) Confluence
14 8 (25.00%) Wiki

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 8 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (6.25%) CMS
3 2 (6.25%) GlassFish
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 10 (31.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) Relational Database
2 12 (37.50%) DB2
3 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.25%) KDB
4 2 (6.25%) Kdb+
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Maven
2 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 11 (34.38%) Gradle
3 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
4 9 (28.13%) Ant
4 9 (28.13%) Hudson
5 6 (18.75%) JUnit
6 3 (9.38%) Mockito
7 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
7 2 (6.25%) Concordion
7 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
7 2 (6.25%) JBehave
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (6.25%) Subversion
8 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
8 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
8 1 (3.13%) JIRA
8 1 (3.13%) Selenium
8 1 (3.13%) SonarQube
General
1 21 (65.63%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 23 (71.88%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) C++ Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Core Java Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Designer
4 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Designer
4 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) Spring
2 20 (62.50%) XML
3 13 (40.63%) REST
4 12 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 11 (34.38%) JMS
5 11 (34.38%) JSON
6 8 (25.00%) Protocol Buffers
7 7 (21.88%) Web Services
8 3 (9.38%) CSS
8 3 (9.38%) HTML
8 3 (9.38%) J2EE
9 2 (6.25%) .NET
9 2 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (6.25%) Java EE
9 2 (6.25%) JRuby
9 2 (6.25%) JSP
9 2 (6.25%) JSTL
9 2 (6.25%) RESTful
9 2 (6.25%) Servlets
9 2 (6.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Wiki
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) DataPower
2 3 (9.38%) Derivative
2 3 (9.38%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (3.13%) Fintech
3 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Microservices
3 14 (43.75%) Scrum
4 12 (37.50%) OO
4 12 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (25.00%) TDD
6 8 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.50%) MVC
9 4 (12.50%) Refactoring
9 4 (12.50%) SDLC
9 4 (12.50%) SOA
10 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
11 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) Java
2 18 (56.25%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) Groovy
6 2 (6.25%) Jython
6 2 (6.25%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) Korn
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) MiFID
2 5 (15.63%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (15.63%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) IBM
2 9 (28.13%) Perforce
3 5 (15.63%) Sybase
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Adobe
6 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.13%) Reuters
6 1 (3.13%) Twitter
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