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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 84 74 83
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing SOA 35 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.36% 2.00% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.68% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 16
Average daily rate
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£480 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £281 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £434 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
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
1887 1869 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.54% 74.70% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 892 767
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 20 31
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.74% -43.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.47 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
Slough 0 10 £481 +75.00% 3
Newbury +4 6 £450 -
Reading -16 5 £480 -1.53% 5
Bracknell -5 3 £600 +26.31%
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (57.53%) Java
2 29 (39.73%) Oracle
3 18 (24.66%) SOAP
4 16 (21.92%) Web Services
4 16 (21.92%) REST
5 15 (20.55%) Data Modelling
6 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
7 13 (17.81%) .NET
7 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
7 13 (17.81%) Middleware
7 13 (17.81%) webMethods
8 12 (16.44%) Telecoms
8 12 (16.44%) MySQL
9 11 (15.07%) XML
9 11 (15.07%) HTML
10 10 (13.70%) Project Management
10 10 (13.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (12.33%) Data Management
11 9 (12.33%) Service Management
12 8 (10.96%) UML
12 8 (10.96%) JUnit
12 8 (10.96%) ERP
12 8 (10.96%) Informix
12 8 (10.96%) Retail
13 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
13 7 (9.59%) Jenkins
13 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database
13 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (9.59%) Active Directory
13 7 (9.59%) Workflow

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (13.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.85%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (5.48%) Node.js
4 3 (4.11%) Apache
5 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.74%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.74%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) LAN
1 1 (1.37%) WAN
1 1 (1.37%) FTP
1 1 (1.37%) HTTP
1 1 (1.37%) CTI
1 1 (1.37%) GGSN
1 1 (1.37%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (1.37%) MVNO
1 1 (1.37%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.44%) MySQL
3 8 (10.96%) Informix
4 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database
5 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (5.48%) DB2
6 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.37%) Big Data
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) JUnit
2 7 (9.59%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.22%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.85%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.85%) JIRA
5 4 (5.48%) Jasmine
5 4 (5.48%) Grunt
5 4 (5.48%) IntelliJ
5 4 (5.48%) TestNG
5 4 (5.48%) Maven
6 3 (4.11%) Hudson
6 3 (4.11%) XMLSpy
7 2 (2.74%) Subversion
7 2 (2.74%) Ant
8 1 (1.37%) Apache Continuum
8 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.37%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (16.44%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.96%) Retail
3 6 (8.22%) Marketing
4 5 (6.85%) Spanish Language
4 5 (6.85%) Finance
5 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.74%) Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Legal
6 1 (1.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (52.05%) Architect
2 17 (23.29%) Developer
3 12 (16.44%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (12.33%) Data Architect
5 8 (10.96%) Consultant
5 8 (10.96%) Designer
6 7 (9.59%) Oracle Architect
6 7 (9.59%) Solutions Designer
7 6 (8.22%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Lead Architect
9 4 (5.48%) webMethods Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Design Authority
9 4 (5.48%) Middleware Architect
10 3 (4.11%) Oracle Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Lead Designer
10 3 (4.11%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.11%) Integration Architect
11 2 (2.74%) Junior
11 2 (2.74%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) SOAP
2 16 (21.92%) Web Services
2 16 (21.92%) REST
3 13 (17.81%) Middleware
3 13 (17.81%) .NET
4 11 (15.07%) HTML
4 11 (15.07%) XML
5 6 (8.22%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (8.22%) WebCenter
5 6 (8.22%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.85%) HTML5
6 5 (6.85%) Oracle ADF
6 5 (6.85%) WSDL
6 5 (6.85%) XSD
7 4 (5.48%) CSS
7 4 (5.48%) J2EE
7 4 (5.48%) Sass
8 2 (2.74%) Rendezvous
8 2 (2.74%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.74%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.74%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) IVR
5 1 (1.37%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) UNIX
1 2 (2.74%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Data Modelling
2 10 (13.70%) Project Management
3 9 (12.33%) Service Management
3 9 (12.33%) Data Management
4 8 (10.96%) UML
4 8 (10.96%) ERP
5 7 (9.59%) Workflow
5 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.22%) TDD
6 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.85%) Analytics
7 5 (6.85%) Software Architecture
7 5 (6.85%) Software Delivery
7 5 (6.85%) SDLC
7 5 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.85%) CRM
7 5 (6.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 42 (57.53%) Java
2 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.85%) SQL
3 5 (6.85%) Groovy
4 4 (5.48%) Scala
4 4 (5.48%) Python
4 4 (5.48%) C#
5 3 (4.11%) C++
5 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.74%) Ruby
6 2 (2.74%) Perl
7 1 (1.37%) COBOL
7 1 (1.37%) VBScript
7 1 (1.37%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.37%) XPath
7 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.37%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.85%) Degree
3 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) vSphere
2 1 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.37%) MOM
2 1 (1.37%) Netcool
Vendors
1 29 (39.73%) Oracle
2 13 (17.81%) webMethods
3 6 (8.22%) Talend
4 5 (6.85%) SAP
4 5 (6.85%) Citrix
5 4 (5.48%) Software AG
6 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.74%) IBM
7 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.37%) Blue Prism
8 1 (1.37%) Adobe
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco
8 1 (1.37%) Genesys
8 1 (1.37%) Retek
8 1 (1.37%) Infovista
8 1 (1.37%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.37%) VMware
8 1 (1.37%) Capita
8 1 (1.37%) Aprimo
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