The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 88 63 79
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Contract jobs citing SOA 37 71 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.28% 2.46% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 3.38% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 17
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£400 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £510 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £46.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.19% +35.29%
SOA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2030 2103 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.36% 72.97% 69.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 1086 694
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 57
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £167.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Berkshire region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Berkshire region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 20 £400 -5.88% 5
Maidenhead +9 5 £600 +380.00% 1
Bracknell -3 3 £375 +4.16% 2
Newbury -9 2 £350 +7.69% 2
Slough -11 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 £450 - 1
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 37 (44.05%) Java
2 20 (23.81%) Oracle
3 19 (22.62%) .NET
4 17 (20.24%) Web Services
5 16 (19.05%) SOAP
5 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 16 (19.05%) webMethods
6 15 (17.86%) Data Modelling
6 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 12 (14.29%) XML
9 10 (11.90%) SAP
9 10 (11.90%) Finance
10 9 (10.71%) MySQL
10 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
11 8 (9.52%) Use Case
11 8 (9.52%) TDD
11 8 (9.52%) Retail
11 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
11 8 (9.52%) ERP
11 8 (9.52%) Linux
11 8 (9.52%) Informix
11 8 (9.52%) Service Management
11 8 (9.52%) Middleware
12 7 (8.33%) Project Management
12 7 (8.33%) UML
12 7 (8.33%) OO
12 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.76%) Apache
1 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 4 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.38%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (2.38%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (2.38%) CMS
2 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.38%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.19%) Lync
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.19%) Force.com
1 1 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (1.19%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) MVNO
2 3 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) UTRAN
3 1 (1.19%) NGN
3 1 (1.19%) GGSN
3 1 (1.19%) LTE
3 1 (1.19%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.19%) Broadband
3 1 (1.19%) GSM
3 1 (1.19%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) MySQL
3 8 (9.52%) Informix
4 3 (3.57%) DB2
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.19%) Big Data
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.95%) JUnit
2 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.95%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.76%) Maven
4 3 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.57%) Subversion
5 2 (2.38%) Ant
5 2 (2.38%) XMLSpy
6 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.19%) RSpec
6 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.90%) Finance
3 8 (9.52%) Retail
4 6 (7.14%) Marketing
5 5 (5.95%) Spanish Language
6 4 (4.76%) Billing
7 3 (3.57%) Electronics
7 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.19%) Back Office
8 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (50.00%) Architect
2 22 (26.19%) Developer
3 18 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (10.71%) Data Architect
5 8 (9.52%) Consultant
6 7 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (4.76%) webMethods Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Lead Architect
9 4 (4.76%) Designer
10 3 (3.57%) Applications Architect
10 3 (3.57%) Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.57%) Applications Consultant
11 2 (2.38%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Business Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) .NET
2 17 (20.24%) Web Services
3 16 (19.05%) SOAP
4 12 (14.29%) XML
5 8 (9.52%) Middleware
6 7 (8.33%) HTML
7 6 (7.14%) J2EE
7 6 (7.14%) WSDL
7 6 (7.14%) REST
8 5 (5.95%) HTML5
8 5 (5.95%) Apache Camel
8 5 (5.95%) Spring
8 5 (5.95%) XSD
9 4 (4.76%) JDBC
9 4 (4.76%) RESTful
10 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.57%) Struts
10 3 (3.57%) XSLT
10 3 (3.57%) JMS
11 2 (2.38%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) CMDB
4 3 (3.57%) DTV
5 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.38%) Open Source
5 2 (2.38%) Clustering
5 2 (2.38%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.19%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.19%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.19%) UNIX
3 1 (1.19%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.19%) CentOS
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Data Modelling
1 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
3 8 (9.52%) Use Case
3 8 (9.52%) TDD
3 8 (9.52%) Service Management
3 8 (9.52%) ERP
4 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.33%) Project Management
4 7 (8.33%) UML
4 7 (8.33%) OO
4 7 (8.33%) Analytics
5 6 (7.14%) DevOps
5 6 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (7.14%) Data Management
5 6 (7.14%) ITIL
5 6 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.14%) Scrum
6 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.05%) Java
2 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.95%) SQL
4 4 (4.76%) Python
4 4 (4.76%) C#
5 3 (3.57%) C++
5 3 (3.57%) Ruby
6 2 (2.38%) Groovy
7 1 (1.19%) Scala
7 1 (1.19%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.19%) XPath
7 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.19%) Perl
7 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Puppet
1 6 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.38%) MOM
2 2 (2.38%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Oracle
2 16 (19.05%) webMethods
3 10 (11.90%) SAP
4 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.76%) Software AG
6 3 (3.57%) BMC
6 3 (3.57%) Remedy
6 3 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.57%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.57%) Talend
7 2 (2.38%) Adobe
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix
8 1 (1.19%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco
8 1 (1.19%) IBM
8 1 (1.19%) VMware
8 1 (1.19%) Capita
8 1 (1.19%) Comverse
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