Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 61 80
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19 -1
Contract jobs citing SOAP 29 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.23% 2.33% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.18% 7.47% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 10
Glasgow median daily rate £250 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -12.50% -
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow 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 Glasgow with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 469 348 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.10% 31.15% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 183 190
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £500 £452 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -74.55% -
10th Percentile £16.19 £14.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £14.00 £63.75
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £43.75 £40.38
% change year-on-year -45.14% +8.35% +1.58%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 20 (68.97%) XML
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (55.17%) Spring
4 15 (51.72%) Java
5 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
6 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
6 11 (37.93%) JSON
6 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
7 10 (34.48%) Scrum
8 9 (31.03%) Maven
8 9 (31.03%) SQL
8 9 (31.03%) Unix
8 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
9 8 (27.59%) Hudson
9 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
9 8 (27.59%) Microservices
9 8 (27.59%) XSLT
9 8 (27.59%) C++
9 8 (27.59%) Ant
9 8 (27.59%) Perforce
10 7 (24.14%) Migration
10 7 (24.14%) Project Management
10 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
10 7 (24.14%) VMware
10 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (24.14%) ITIL
10 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
10 7 (24.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (24.14%) SoapUI

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 5 (17.24%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.90%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) OpenShift
1 5 (17.24%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
5 3 (10.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
2 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 9 (31.03%) Maven
3 8 (27.59%) Ant
3 8 (27.59%) Hudson
4 7 (24.14%) SoapUI
5 4 (13.79%) Gradle
6 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.45%) JUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Mockito
6 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Android Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.45%) iOS Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) XML
2 16 (55.17%) Spring
3 11 (37.93%) JSON
4 8 (27.59%) XSLT
5 5 (17.24%) Apache Camel
5 5 (17.24%) RESTful
5 5 (17.24%) Spring Boot
6 4 (13.79%) REST
7 3 (10.34%) CSS
7 3 (10.34%) HTML
7 3 (10.34%) Protocol Buffers
8 2 (6.90%) CSS3
8 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.90%) HTML5
8 2 (6.90%) JMS
8 2 (6.90%) jQuery
8 2 (6.90%) Web Services
9 1 (3.45%) AppFabric
9 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
9 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Wiki
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Unix
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
3 10 (34.48%) Scrum
4 8 (27.59%) Microservices
5 7 (24.14%) Data Migration
5 7 (24.14%) ITIL
5 7 (24.14%) Migration
5 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
5 7 (24.14%) Project Management
5 7 (24.14%) Release Management
5 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
5 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.24%) DevOps
7 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Android Development
8 3 (10.34%) Memory Management
8 3 (10.34%) OO
9 2 (6.90%) MVC
9 2 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
5 4 (13.79%) Perl
6 3 (10.34%) Scala
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.45%) C#
8 1 (3.45%) Korn
8 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
1 7 (24.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (3.45%) EMIR
1 1 (3.45%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Perforce
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Sybase
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) IBM