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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 80 67 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing SOA 39 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.61% 2.19% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 3.09% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 13
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£463 £384 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.52% -14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £221 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £500 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £49.25 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-26.39% +56.54%
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
1752 1812 1662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.25% 70.98% 68.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 879 681
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 35 38
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Reading -6 14 £400 -0.62% 8
Slough -4 5 £475 +65.21% 3
Maidenhead +9 4 £600 +380.00% 1
Bracknell -11 4 £600 +73.91%
Newbury - 4 £450 - 3
Wokingham +1 1 £450 -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (50.00%) Java
2 20 (23.81%) webMethods
2 20 (23.81%) Oracle
3 19 (22.62%) SOAP
4 17 (20.24%) XML
4 17 (20.24%) .NET
5 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
5 15 (17.86%) Data Modelling
6 14 (16.67%) Web Services
6 14 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 11 (13.10%) REST
8 10 (11.90%) Middleware
8 10 (11.90%) UML
8 10 (11.90%) WSDL
8 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
8 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (11.90%) Retail
9 9 (10.71%) XSD
9 9 (10.71%) MySQL
9 9 (10.71%) JUnit
10 8 (9.52%) Service Management
10 8 (9.52%) Finance
10 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
10 8 (9.52%) Software AG
10 8 (9.52%) SAP
10 8 (9.52%) HTML
10 8 (9.52%) Informix
10 8 (9.52%) Data Management
11 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
11 7 (8.33%) TDD

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (5.95%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.76%) Apache
4 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.38%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.19%) CMS
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.19%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Force.com
1 1 (1.19%) Boomi
1 1 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) MVNO
2 3 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (1.19%) GGSN
3 1 (1.19%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.19%) Broadband
3 1 (1.19%) LAN
3 1 (1.19%) WAN
3 1 (1.19%) FTP
3 1 (1.19%) CTI
3 1 (1.19%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) MySQL
3 8 (9.52%) Informix
4 6 (7.14%) DB2
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.19%) Big Data
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) JUnit
2 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.95%) XMLSpy
4 4 (4.76%) Maven
5 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.38%) Subversion
7 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.19%) Hudson
7 1 (1.19%) Apache Continuum
7 1 (1.19%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.19%) Ant
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.19%) Toad
7 1 (1.19%) JDeveloper
General
1 14 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.90%) Retail
3 8 (9.52%) Finance
4 6 (7.14%) Marketing
5 5 (5.95%) Spanish Language
6 3 (3.57%) Billing
7 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.38%) Banking
8 1 (1.19%) Legal
8 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.19%) Electronics
8 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (46.43%) Architect
2 27 (32.14%) Developer
3 17 (20.24%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Data Architect
5 8 (9.52%) Solutions Designer
5 8 (9.52%) webMethods Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Designer
6 7 (8.33%) Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Applications Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Lead Designer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.38%) Analyst
10 2 (2.38%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Applications Consultant
10 2 (2.38%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) SOAP
2 17 (20.24%) XML
2 17 (20.24%) .NET
3 14 (16.67%) Web Services
4 11 (13.10%) REST
5 10 (11.90%) Middleware
5 10 (11.90%) WSDL
6 9 (10.71%) XSD
7 8 (9.52%) HTML
8 6 (7.14%) J2EE
9 5 (5.95%) HTML5
9 5 (5.95%) JDBC
10 4 (4.76%) Apache Camel
10 4 (4.76%) RESTful
10 4 (4.76%) Spring
11 3 (3.57%) Oracle ADF
11 3 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.57%) JMS
11 3 (3.57%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.95%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.38%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.19%) DTV
5 1 (1.19%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) IVR
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Windows
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%) UNIX
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Data Modelling
2 10 (11.90%) UML
2 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.52%) Service Management
3 8 (9.52%) Data Management
4 7 (8.33%) TDD
4 7 (8.33%) ERP
4 7 (8.33%) Project Management
4 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.14%) SDLC
5 6 (7.14%) Analytics
5 6 (7.14%) OO
5 6 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (7.14%) Use Case
6 5 (5.95%) Software Architecture
6 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.95%) Workflow
6 5 (5.95%) Scrum
7 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.95%) SQL
4 4 (4.76%) C#
5 3 (3.57%) C++
5 3 (3.57%) Python
6 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.38%) Groovy
6 2 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (1.19%) XPath
7 1 (1.19%) Scala
7 1 (1.19%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.19%) COBOL
7 1 (1.19%) Perl
7 1 (1.19%) VBScript
7 1 (1.19%) VB
7 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Puppet
1 3 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.38%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (2.38%) MOM
3 1 (1.19%) Netcool
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) webMethods
1 20 (23.81%) Oracle
2 8 (9.52%) Software AG
2 8 (9.52%) SAP
3 6 (7.14%) Talend
4 5 (5.95%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.95%) Citrix
5 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.57%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.38%) IBM
7 2 (2.38%) Adobe
8 1 (1.19%) Aprimo
8 1 (1.19%) Capita
8 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco
8 1 (1.19%) Genesys
8 1 (1.19%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.19%) Infovista
8 1 (1.19%) VMware
8 1 (1.19%) Blue Prism
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Rate: £450 - £525 per day
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