The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 61 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing SOA 71 44 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.47% 1.80% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 2.63% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 16 27
Average daily rate £425 £513 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £345 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £533 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2045 1671 1976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.18% 68.18% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1058 673 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
SOA
South East

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 2014.

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 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 22 £425 +17.24% 4
Bracknell - 11 £360 - 1
Slough +13 10 £285 -12.30% 3
Newbury +3 6 £325 - 2
Maidenhead - 3 £125 - 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (33.33%) Java
2 37 (29.37%) .NET
3 36 (28.57%) XML
4 34 (26.98%) Telecoms
5 29 (23.02%) Web Services
6 28 (22.22%) Oracle
7 27 (21.43%) SOAP
8 23 (18.25%) SQL Server
8 23 (18.25%) C#
9 22 (17.46%) J2EE
10 20 (15.87%) HTML
10 20 (15.87%) Linux
11 19 (15.08%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (14.29%) WCF
12 18 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 18 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (13.49%) Workflow
14 16 (12.70%) Scrum
15 15 (11.90%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (11.90%) WebLogic
15 15 (11.90%) Windows
16 14 (11.11%) UNIX
16 14 (11.11%) CSS
16 14 (11.11%) ASP.NET
16 14 (11.11%) Finance
16 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (10.32%) AppFabric
17 13 (10.32%) jQuery
17 13 (10.32%) WSDL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 19 (15.08%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (11.90%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.17%) Alfresco
4 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.59%) CMS
6 2 (1.59%) IIS
6 2 (1.59%) Apache
6 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.79%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.79%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.79%) SAP Web AS
7 1 (0.79%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.79%) Jetty
7 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.59%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.79%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) TCP/IP
1 8 (6.35%) Internet
2 3 (2.38%) HTTP
3 2 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (0.79%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.79%) Network Security
4 1 (0.79%) LTE
4 1 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.79%) VPN
4 1 (0.79%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) SSL
4 1 (0.79%) S/MIME
4 1 (0.79%) SAN
4 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (11.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.97%) MySQL
6 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) DB2
8 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.79%) Big Data
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.79%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.97%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.97%) NUnit
2 5 (3.97%) Subversion
2 5 (3.97%) Maven
2 5 (3.97%) SoapUI
2 5 (3.97%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.17%) JUnit
3 4 (3.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.38%) PhoneGap
4 3 (2.38%) Selenium
5 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.59%) JIRA
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.79%) RSpec
6 1 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Continuum
6 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.79%) Artifactory
General
1 34 (26.98%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.11%) Finance
3 6 (4.76%) Retail
4 5 (3.97%) Billing
5 4 (3.17%) Marketing
6 2 (1.59%) Front Office
6 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.59%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.79%) Military
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (34.13%) Developer
2 37 (29.37%) Architect
3 18 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (10.32%) BizTalk Developer
5 12 (9.52%) Consultant
5 12 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 11 (8.73%) Project Manager
6 11 (8.73%) BSS Architect
7 7 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
7 7 (5.56%) Technical Manager
8 6 (4.76%) SOA Architect
9 5 (3.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (3.17%) UI Developer
10 4 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Designer
10 4 (3.17%) UI Programmer
11 3 (2.38%) Salesforce.com Architect
11 3 (2.38%) Technical Design Authority
11 3 (2.38%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.38%) Domain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (29.37%) .NET
2 36 (28.57%) XML
3 29 (23.02%) Web Services
4 27 (21.43%) SOAP
5 22 (17.46%) J2EE
6 20 (15.87%) HTML
7 18 (14.29%) WCF
8 14 (11.11%) CSS
8 14 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 13 (10.32%) WSDL
9 13 (10.32%) jQuery
9 13 (10.32%) AppFabric
10 12 (9.52%) JSON
11 11 (8.73%) Middleware
11 11 (8.73%) Spring
12 10 (7.94%) Ajax
12 10 (7.94%) HTML5
12 10 (7.94%) REST
13 8 (6.35%) CSS3
13 8 (6.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.76%) Clustering
2 6 (4.76%) RIA
3 4 (3.17%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.38%) Open Source
4 3 (2.38%) iPad
4 3 (2.38%) Replication
4 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.59%) DTV
5 2 (1.59%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) GIS
6 1 (0.79%) AS400
6 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.87%) Linux
2 15 (11.90%) Windows
3 14 (11.11%) UNIX
4 4 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.38%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) AIX
6 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (13.49%) Workflow
3 16 (12.70%) Scrum
4 12 (9.52%) CRM
5 11 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (8.73%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (7.94%) Project Management
6 10 (7.94%) MVC
7 9 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 9 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 8 (6.35%) Business Continuity
8 8 (6.35%) TDD
8 8 (6.35%) UML
9 6 (4.76%) ITIL
9 6 (4.76%) OO
10 5 (3.97%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.97%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.97%) Service Management
10 5 (3.97%) OOD
10 5 (3.97%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.33%) Java
2 23 (18.25%) C#
3 18 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.52%) SQL
5 8 (6.35%) Perl
6 5 (3.97%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.17%) C
8 3 (2.38%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.38%) Ruby
8 3 (2.38%) Groovy
8 3 (2.38%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.59%) C++
9 2 (1.59%) PHP
10 1 (0.79%) RPG
10 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.79%) ABAP
10 1 (0.79%) Python
10 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (8.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.35%) Degree
3 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.17%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) MCSE
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.79%) PMP
5 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.79%) COBIT
1 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.79%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Puppet
1 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.79%) MOM
2 1 (0.79%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 28 (22.22%) Oracle
2 11 (8.73%) TIBCO
3 10 (7.94%) webMethods
3 10 (7.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.35%) Metastorm
5 5 (3.97%) SAP
5 5 (3.97%) Software AG
5 5 (3.97%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.17%) JBoss
6 4 (3.17%) Siebel
7 2 (1.59%) Adobe
7 2 (1.59%) Informatica
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.79%) Intel
8 1 (0.79%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.79%) IBM
8 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.79%) VMware
8 1 (0.79%) Teradata
8 1 (0.79%) Fujitsu
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