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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 96 98 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -34
Contract jobs citing SOA 32 38 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.28% 1.35% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.81% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 44
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £585 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £431 £411
% change year-on-year
+10.28% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.00 £38.43 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+27.52% -21.97%
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
1977 2094 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.14% 74.15% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1106 1030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Slough - 11 £425 - 1
Reading -21 9 £375 -6.25% 3
Bracknell -4 2 - - 2
Wokingham -4 2 £510 +13.33%
Maidenhead -1 1 - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (30.77%) Oracle
1 16 (30.77%) Web Services
1 16 (30.77%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) Visualforce
2 14 (26.92%) Apex Code
3 11 (21.15%) SDLC
4 10 (19.23%) XML
4 10 (19.23%) .NET
5 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
5 9 (17.31%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
6 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 8 (15.38%) Web Application Development
6 8 (15.38%) Workflow
6 8 (15.38%) Scrum
6 8 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 8 (15.38%) Subversion
7 7 (13.46%) Finance
7 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
7 7 (13.46%) Project Management
7 7 (13.46%) J2EE
7 7 (13.46%) SQL
7 7 (13.46%) Ant
7 7 (13.46%) ETL
7 7 (13.46%) Force.com
7 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
7 7 (13.46%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (11.54%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (11.54%) Physical Data Model

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (17.31%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) Mule
2 1 (1.92%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (13.46%) Force.com
2 2 (3.85%) FinancialForce.com
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) PaaS
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.92%) 3G
3 1 (1.92%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) LTE
3 1 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.92%) S/MIME
3 1 (1.92%) SNMP
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
3 1 (1.92%) VoLTE
3 1 (1.92%) VPN
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.77%) Big Data
2 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 8 (15.38%) Subversion
2 7 (13.46%) Ant
2 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (5.77%) MSTest
4 3 (5.77%) PowerDesigner
4 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.85%) JIRA
5 2 (3.85%) Selenium
5 2 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.92%) JUnit
6 1 (1.92%) Moq
6 1 (1.92%) NUnit
6 1 (1.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.92%) Toad
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
1 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.69%) Billing
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Architect
2 14 (26.92%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Designer
4 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Tester
8 2 (3.85%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Architect
8 2 (3.85%) DBA
8 2 (3.85%) Integration Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Automation Tester
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Tester
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) Web Services
2 14 (26.92%) Visualforce
3 10 (19.23%) .NET
3 10 (19.23%) XML
4 7 (13.46%) J2EE
5 6 (11.54%) HTML
5 6 (11.54%) SOAP
6 5 (9.62%) Apache Flex
6 5 (9.62%) JSON
6 5 (9.62%) REST
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (3.85%) Apache Camel
8 2 (3.85%) Middleware
8 2 (3.85%) OSGi
9 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.92%) CSS
9 1 (1.92%) Rendezvous
9 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.77%) Private Cloud
2 3 (5.77%) Replication
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) FMCG
4 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) SDLC
3 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
4 8 (15.38%) Scrum
4 8 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 8 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 8 (15.38%) Workflow
5 7 (13.46%) ETL
5 7 (13.46%) Project Management
6 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
6 6 (11.54%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (11.54%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (9.62%) Data Architecture
7 5 (9.62%) Data Management
7 5 (9.62%) Master Data Management
7 5 (9.62%) OO
7 5 (9.62%) UML
8 4 (7.69%) CRM
8 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) Apex Code
2 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.46%) SQL
4 5 (9.62%) Java
5 3 (5.77%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
1 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Data Guard
1 3 (5.77%) Nagios
2 1 (1.92%) MOM
2 1 (1.92%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.92%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Oracle
1 16 (30.77%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (7.69%) F5
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco
3 3 (5.77%) Dell
3 3 (5.77%) EMC
3 3 (5.77%) NetApp
3 3 (5.77%) SAP
3 3 (5.77%) Splunk
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) Talend
4 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.92%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Sybase
5 1 (1.92%) Velocent
5 1 (1.92%) WSO2
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