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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 82 94 73
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing SOA 25 27 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 1.10% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.40% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 32
Median daily rate £440 £380 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £642
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £451 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £48.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+13.98% +13.52%

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
1565 1932 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.75% 78.47% 74.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 1002 1013
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 77 23
Median hourly rate £23.34 £18.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.66% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.53 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +13 10 £625 +21.95% 3
Wokingham +1 7 £488 -11.36% 2
Maidenhead -3 3 - -
Bracknell +1 2 - -
Newbury +7 1 £290 -37.96% 3
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 25 (32.89%) Java
1 25 (32.89%) Oracle
1 25 (32.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 21 (27.63%) .NET
3 20 (26.32%) Web Services
3 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.68%) SQL
5 17 (22.37%) XML
6 16 (21.05%) Finance
7 15 (19.74%) Middleware
7 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
7 15 (19.74%) REST
8 14 (18.42%) Oracle Database
8 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (18.42%) SOAP
9 13 (17.11%) J2EE
9 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
9 13 (17.11%) C#
9 13 (17.11%) Retail
10 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (13.16%) MSTest
11 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
11 9 (11.84%) DevOps
12 8 (10.53%) Jenkins
12 8 (10.53%) OO
12 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET
12 8 (10.53%) Data Management
12 8 (10.53%) TDD
12 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g

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 25 (32.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.58%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.95%) JBoss
5 2 (2.63%) Confluence
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.32%) CMS
6 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.32%) SAS
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Firewall
1 3 (3.95%) LAN
1 3 (3.95%) WAN
2 2 (2.63%) Intelligent Network
2 2 (2.63%) SSL
3 1 (1.32%) CTI
3 1 (1.32%) DVB
3 1 (1.32%) HTTP
3 1 (1.32%) LDAP
3 1 (1.32%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) Oracle Database
2 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.95%) GIS
5 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.95%) Power BI
6 1 (1.32%) Big Data
6 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.32%) Redis
6 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MSTest
2 8 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.95%) Selenium
5 3 (3.95%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.95%) Subversion
6 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.63%) JIRA
6 2 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.32%) FxCop
7 1 (1.32%) JUnit
7 1 (1.32%) Maven
7 1 (1.32%) NDepend
7 1 (1.32%) NUnit
7 1 (1.32%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.32%) StyleCop
7 1 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Retail
3 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.26%) Marketing
5 3 (3.95%) Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Billing
6 2 (2.63%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Electronics
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (40.79%) Architect
2 18 (23.68%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (14.47%) Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Consultant
4 9 (11.84%) Designer
5 7 (9.21%) SOA Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) SOA Designer
7 4 (5.26%) Web Applications Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Web Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Integration Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Middleware Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) OSS Architect
8 3 (3.95%) OSS Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.95%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) .NET
2 20 (26.32%) Web Services
3 17 (22.37%) XML
4 15 (19.74%) Middleware
4 15 (19.74%) REST
5 14 (18.42%) SOAP
6 13 (17.11%) J2EE
7 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET
8 7 (9.21%) JSON
9 6 (7.89%) Node.js
9 6 (7.89%) Spring
9 6 (7.89%) WCF
10 5 (6.58%) HTML
10 5 (6.58%) Java EE
11 4 (5.26%) Ajax
11 4 (5.26%) Apache Camel
11 4 (5.26%) CSS
11 4 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (5.26%) SAML
12 3 (3.95%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.21%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.63%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.32%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.32%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.32%) MPEG
4 1 (1.32%) PKI
4 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.32%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Linux
2 5 (6.58%) Windows
3 4 (5.26%) Android
3 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.26%) Unix
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.32%) CentOS
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (11.84%) DevOps
4 8 (10.53%) Data Management
4 8 (10.53%) OO
4 8 (10.53%) TDD
5 7 (9.21%) B2B
5 7 (9.21%) Service Delivery
5 7 (9.21%) TOGAF
5 7 (9.21%) UML
5 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
6 6 (7.89%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.89%) Scrum
6 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.58%) High Availability
7 5 (6.58%) Identity Management
7 5 (6.58%) ITIL
7 5 (6.58%) Microservices
7 5 (6.58%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) Java
2 18 (23.68%) SQL
3 13 (17.11%) C#
4 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.26%) Perl
5 4 (5.26%) Scala
6 2 (2.63%) C
6 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.63%) VBScript
7 1 (1.32%) C++
7 1 (1.32%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) MCSE
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (1.32%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.32%) Kibana
3 1 (1.32%) logstash
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Oracle
2 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) IBM
3 5 (6.58%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.95%) JDA
5 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.63%) Talend
5 2 (2.63%) webMethods
6 1 (1.32%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix
6 1 (1.32%) Cramer
6 1 (1.32%) Genesys
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.32%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) Sencha
6 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
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