Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 65 58
Rank change year-on-year +24 -7 +5
Contract jobs citing SOAP 77 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.93% 2.44% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.95% 7.20% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 8
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £250 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -24.53% +10.42%
10th Percentile £363 £250 £223
90th Percentile £587 £417 £431
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29% -6.21%
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 552 389 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 35.32% 33.91% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 246 165
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £266
90th Percentile £546 £516 £462
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £19.25 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.06% +11.11% -68.51%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year +45.83% -49.21% +17.57%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 56 (72.73%) Java
2 49 (63.64%) REST
3 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (53.25%) Web Services
5 37 (48.05%) Spring
6 32 (41.56%) SQL
7 28 (36.36%) Finance
8 27 (35.06%) XML
9 25 (32.47%) Oracle
10 20 (25.97%) Linux
10 20 (25.97%) Git (software)
11 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
12 18 (23.38%) Maven
12 18 (23.38%) JSON
13 17 (22.08%) Jenkins
14 16 (20.78%) Scrum
15 15 (19.48%) Hibernate
15 15 (19.48%) MVC
15 15 (19.48%) Unix
15 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
16 14 (18.18%) Microservices
16 14 (18.18%) OO
17 13 (16.88%) SDLC
17 13 (16.88%) Relational Database
17 13 (16.88%) Problem-Solving
18 12 (15.58%) Perl
19 11 (14.29%) DB2
19 11 (14.29%) Python
20 10 (12.99%) Data Analysis

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 (6.49%) Confluence
1 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.19%) Apache Qpid
2 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) AquaLogic BPM
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.19%) Firebase
1 4 (5.19%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.60%) NuGet
3 1 (1.30%) Apigee
3 1 (1.30%) GitHub
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) HTTP
2 4 (5.19%) NAS
3 3 (3.90%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) 3G
4 1 (1.30%) 4G
4 1 (1.30%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.30%) SSL
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) Relational Database
2 11 (14.29%) DB2
3 10 (12.99%) NoSQL
4 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
5 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (7.79%) Big Data
7 5 (6.49%) MySQL
8 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
8 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
8 4 (5.19%) SQLite
9 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.30%) KDB
10 1 (1.30%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 20 (25.97%) Git (software)
2 18 (23.38%) Maven
3 17 (22.08%) Jenkins
4 9 (11.69%) Gradle
5 7 (9.09%) JIRA
5 7 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (7.79%) Bitbucket
6 6 (7.79%) JUnit
7 5 (6.49%) Ant
7 5 (6.49%) Eclipse
7 5 (6.49%) Subversion
8 4 (5.19%) CocoaPods
8 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.19%) Selenium
9 3 (3.90%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.90%) Xcode
10 2 (2.60%) Axure RP
10 2 (2.60%) Mockito
10 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Front Office
4 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (68.83%) Developer
2 32 (41.56%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Architect
5 7 (9.09%) Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Angular Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Lead Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Lead Java Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Core Java Developer
7 4 (5.19%) iOS Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) React Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.60%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Integration Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (63.64%) REST
2 41 (53.25%) Web Services
3 37 (48.05%) Spring
4 27 (35.06%) XML
5 18 (23.38%) JSON
6 15 (19.48%) Hibernate
7 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 10 (12.99%) React
9 9 (11.69%) HTML
10 8 (10.39%) CSS
11 7 (9.09%) .NET
11 7 (9.09%) Apache Camel
11 7 (9.09%) Java EE
11 7 (9.09%) JMS
11 7 (9.09%) RESTful
12 6 (7.79%) Apache MINA
12 6 (7.79%) JSP
12 6 (7.79%) Spring MVC
13 5 (6.49%) J2EE
13 5 (6.49%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Reference Data
2 6 (7.79%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.90%) User Experience
6 2 (2.60%) Derivative
6 2 (2.60%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.30%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Linux
2 15 (19.48%) Unix
3 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.19%) Windows
4 2 (2.60%) Android
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.78%) Scrum
3 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (19.48%) MVC
4 14 (18.18%) Microservices
4 14 (18.18%) OO
5 13 (16.88%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (16.88%) SDLC
6 10 (12.99%) Data Analysis
7 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
7 9 (11.69%) TDD
8 8 (10.39%) Analytics
8 8 (10.39%) Multithreading
9 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.79%) BPMN
10 6 (7.79%) OOP
10 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.79%) Web Development
10 6 (7.79%) Workflow
11 5 (6.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (72.73%) Java
2 32 (41.56%) SQL
3 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.58%) Perl
5 11 (14.29%) Python
6 7 (9.09%) Java 8
6 7 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 6 (7.79%) C#
7 6 (7.79%) XPath
8 5 (6.49%) Scala
9 4 (5.19%) Apple Swift
9 4 (5.19%) C
9 4 (5.19%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.30%) C++
10 1 (1.30%) Clojure
10 1 (1.30%) Groovy
10 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Ansible
1 4 (5.19%) Nagios
1 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.19%) Puppet
2 3 (3.90%) Rancher
3 1 (1.30%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Oracle
2 5 (6.49%) IBM
2 5 (6.49%) OutSystems
3 4 (5.19%) Apple
3 4 (5.19%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (5.19%) Google
4 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.30%) F5
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.30%) Nokia
5 1 (1.30%) Perforce
5 1 (1.30%) Twitter