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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 56 64
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 15 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.26% 2.28% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.47% 7.14% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 4
Median daily rate £370 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -8.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.97 £31.14 £44.00
% change year-on-year -16.60% -29.23%  

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 274 224 227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 41.20% 31.95% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 151 94
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.49 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (76.32%) Java
3 26 (68.42%) XML
3 26 (68.42%) Spring
4 23 (60.53%) SQL
5 22 (57.89%) Banking
6 20 (52.63%) Unix
7 18 (47.37%) OO
8 17 (44.74%) Scrum
8 17 (44.74%) Relational Database
9 16 (42.11%) JSON
10 15 (39.47%) Maven
10 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
10 15 (39.47%) DB2
11 14 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
12 13 (34.21%) Microservices
12 13 (34.21%) Shell Script
12 13 (34.21%) REST
13 12 (31.58%) Unit Testing
13 12 (31.58%) Perforce
13 12 (31.58%) Ant
13 12 (31.58%) JMS
13 12 (31.58%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (31.58%) Hudson
14 11 (28.95%) Gradle
14 11 (28.95%) Protocol Buffers
14 11 (28.95%) Hibernate
15 10 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
16 9 (23.68%) MiFID

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 (21.05%) Confluence
1 8 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
3 2 (5.26%) GlassFish
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.63%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) Relational Database
2 15 (39.47%) DB2
3 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.89%) KDB
4 3 (7.89%) Kdb+
4 3 (7.89%) MySQL
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
1 15 (39.47%) Maven
2 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
3 12 (31.58%) Ant
3 12 (31.58%) Hudson
4 11 (28.95%) Gradle
5 2 (5.26%) JUnit
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (5.26%) Selenium
6 1 (2.63%) Appium
6 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.63%) Concordion
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.63%) JBehave
6 1 (2.63%) Mockito
6 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.63%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.63%) Xcode
General
1 22 (57.89%) Banking
2 8 (21.05%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (94.74%) Developer
2 24 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C++ Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Designer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Designer
7 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Cassandra Developer
8 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) iOS Tester
8 1 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior iOS Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) Spring
1 26 (68.42%) XML
2 16 (42.11%) JSON
3 13 (34.21%) REST
4 12 (31.58%) JMS
5 11 (28.95%) Hibernate
5 11 (28.95%) Protocol Buffers
6 6 (15.79%) Web Services
7 4 (10.53%) CSS
7 4 (10.53%) HTML
7 4 (10.53%) WSDL
8 3 (7.89%) J2EE
8 3 (7.89%) JSP
9 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.26%) Apache Sling
9 2 (5.26%) Java EE
9 2 (5.26%) JRuby
9 2 (5.26%) JSTL
9 2 (5.26%) RESTful
9 2 (5.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Wiki
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Derivative
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Fintech
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) iPhone
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Unix
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Android
3 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) OO
3 17 (44.74%) Scrum
4 14 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (34.21%) Microservices
6 12 (31.58%) OOA/OOD
6 12 (31.58%) Unit Testing
7 10 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (23.68%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (15.79%) SDLC
10 5 (13.16%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
11 4 (10.53%) MVC
11 4 (10.53%) OOD
11 4 (10.53%) Refactoring
11 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
11 4 (10.53%) TDD
12 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
12 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
13 2 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) Java
2 23 (60.53%) SQL
3 13 (34.21%) Shell Script
4 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) C++
6 3 (7.89%) Perl
6 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.26%) Groovy
7 2 (5.26%) Jython
7 2 (5.26%) Korn
8 1 (2.63%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (23.68%) EMIR
1 9 (23.68%) MiFID
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Perforce
2 8 (21.05%) IBM
3 6 (15.79%) Sybase
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle
5 2 (5.26%) Adobe
6 1 (2.63%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) Twitter