The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 71 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing SOA 54 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.30% 1.36% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 1.77% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 27
Median daily rate £470 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £412 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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
1873 1982 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.74% 77.21% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1068 916
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 20
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £39.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +14 14 £430 -10.41% 1
Slough +8 9 £470 -2.33% 1
Bracknell -3 8 £556 -7.29%
Wokingham - 3 £350 -
Newbury -7 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £360 -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 29 (33.72%) Oracle
2 28 (32.56%) Web Services
3 25 (29.07%) Java
4 24 (27.91%) .NET
5 22 (25.58%) Finance
6 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (22.09%) J2EE
8 17 (19.77%) Telecoms
9 15 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (17.44%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (16.28%) SOAP
10 14 (16.28%) UML
11 13 (15.12%) Linux
11 13 (15.12%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (15.12%) High Availability
12 12 (13.95%) REST
12 12 (13.95%) DevOps
12 12 (13.95%) SDLC
12 12 (13.95%) Middleware
13 11 (12.79%) Release Management
13 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (12.79%) Oracle Fusion
13 11 (12.79%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (11.63%) Billing
14 10 (11.63%) Project Management
14 10 (11.63%) Windows
14 10 (11.63%) SQL
14 10 (11.63%) HTML
14 10 (11.63%) EAI
14 10 (11.63%) Data Modelling

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (17.44%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.49%) Confluence
3 3 (3.49%) JBoss
4 2 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.16%) CMS
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.16%) SAS
5 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.16%) MS Project
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.16%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.33%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) Internet
2 5 (5.81%) Firewall
3 4 (4.65%) Unified Communications
4 3 (3.49%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.49%) LAN
4 3 (3.49%) SNMP
4 3 (3.49%) VPN
4 3 (3.49%) WAN
5 2 (2.33%) MPLS
5 2 (2.33%) PBX
5 2 (2.33%) SSL
5 2 (2.33%) VoIP
5 2 (2.33%) WLAN
6 1 (1.16%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.16%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.16%) PuTTY
6 1 (1.16%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) Big Data
1 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MSTest
1 8 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.14%) Selenium
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (5.81%) JIRA
5 4 (4.65%) Subversion
6 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.33%) Moq
7 2 (2.33%) NUnit
7 2 (2.33%) Toad
8 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.16%) JUnit
8 1 (1.16%) Maven
8 1 (1.16%) NDepend
8 1 (1.16%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.16%) StyleCop
8 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (25.58%) Finance
2 17 (19.77%) Telecoms
3 10 (11.63%) Billing
4 7 (8.14%) Retail
5 3 (3.49%) Marketing
6 2 (2.33%) Publishing
7 1 (1.16%) Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (47.67%) Architect
2 17 (19.77%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (15.12%) Developer
4 11 (12.79%) Designer
4 11 (12.79%) Solutions Designer
5 9 (10.47%) Oracle Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Telecoms Designer
8 6 (6.98%) Lead Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Consultant
10 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Designer
10 4 (4.65%) OSS Architect
10 4 (4.65%) SOA Architect
10 4 (4.65%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.65%) Test Architect
11 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Consultant
11 3 (3.49%) Technical Leader
11 3 (3.49%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.49%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.56%) Web Services
2 24 (27.91%) .NET
3 19 (22.09%) J2EE
4 14 (16.28%) SOAP
5 12 (13.95%) Middleware
5 12 (13.95%) REST
6 11 (12.79%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (11.63%) HTML
8 9 (10.47%) WebCenter
9 8 (9.30%) JSON
9 8 (9.30%) Visualforce
9 8 (9.30%) XML
10 6 (6.98%) Apache Flex
11 5 (5.81%) Ajax
11 5 (5.81%) Spring
12 4 (4.65%) CSS
12 4 (4.65%) Java EE
12 4 (4.65%) jQuery
13 3 (3.49%) Hibernate
13 3 (3.49%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.14%) Virtual Team
4 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.81%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.65%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.49%) IVR
6 3 (3.49%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.49%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.49%) Replication
7 2 (2.33%) FMCG
7 2 (2.33%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.16%) CMDB
8 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.16%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Linux
2 10 (11.63%) Windows
3 2 (2.33%) Android
3 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.33%) Solaris
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (16.28%) UML
4 13 (15.12%) High Availability
5 12 (13.95%) DevOps
5 12 (13.95%) SDLC
6 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.79%) Release Management
7 10 (11.63%) Data Modelling
7 10 (11.63%) EAI
7 10 (11.63%) Project Management
8 9 (10.47%) Analytics
8 9 (10.47%) ETL
8 9 (10.47%) Identity Access Management
8 9 (10.47%) Open Source
8 9 (10.47%) TOGAF
8 9 (10.47%) Workflow
9 8 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (9.30%) Logical Data Model
9 8 (9.30%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.07%) Java
2 10 (11.63%) SQL
3 9 (10.47%) C#
4 8 (9.30%) Apex Code
4 8 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.65%) VBScript
7 3 (3.49%) Perl
8 2 (2.33%) Python
8 2 (2.33%) Scala
9 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (3.49%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.49%) Nagios
2 3 (3.49%) Netcool
3 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 29 (33.72%) Oracle
2 13 (15.12%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (10.47%) Endeca
3 9 (10.47%) FatWire
4 8 (9.30%) IBM
5 7 (8.14%) Cisco
6 4 (4.65%) Cramer
6 4 (4.65%) F5
6 4 (4.65%) HP
6 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.49%) BMC
7 3 (3.49%) Dell
7 3 (3.49%) EMC
7 3 (3.49%) Ericsson
7 3 (3.49%) Infovista
7 3 (3.49%) NetApp
7 3 (3.49%) Remedy
7 3 (3.49%) SevOne
7 3 (3.49%) Splunk
7 3 (3.49%) VMware
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