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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 98 84 63
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Contract jobs citing SOA 23 46 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.91% 1.70% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 2.32% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 36
Average daily rate £450 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £300 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £646 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.35
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.99%
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
1997 1983 2006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.59% 73.12% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 1006 1032
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.49% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £126.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 +5 7 £380 +1.33%
Reading -16 3 £475 +28.81% 1
Wokingham - 3 £530 -
Bracknell -5 1 £363 -35.55% 2
Newbury - 1 £468 -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 24 (34.29%) Oracle
2 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.71%) Java
4 15 (21.43%) TOGAF
5 14 (20.00%) REST
6 13 (18.57%) SOAP
6 13 (18.57%) ETL
7 12 (17.14%) EAI
7 12 (17.14%) ITIL
7 12 (17.14%) Retail
8 11 (15.71%) Identity Management
8 11 (15.71%) HTTP
8 11 (15.71%) Kerberos
8 11 (15.71%) Java EE
9 10 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (14.29%) OpenID
9 10 (14.29%) OAuth2
9 10 (14.29%) webMethods
9 10 (14.29%) SAP
9 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
10 9 (12.86%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (12.86%) SDLC
11 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
11 8 (11.43%) Web Application Development
11 8 (11.43%) SQL
11 8 (11.43%) Finance
11 8 (11.43%) Middleware
12 7 (10.00%) Project Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.86%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Mule
4 1 (1.43%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.43%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Force.com
1 7 (10.00%) SaaS
2 3 (4.29%) PaaS
3 2 (2.86%) Boomi
3 2 (2.86%) IaaS
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) HTTP
1 11 (15.71%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.43%) 3G
2 1 (1.43%) FTP
2 1 (1.43%) LTE
2 1 (1.43%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.43%) S/MIME
2 1 (1.43%) SSL
2 1 (1.43%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) DB2
2 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) Essbase
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Ant
1 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (10.00%) Subversion
2 3 (4.29%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.43%) JUnit
4 1 (1.43%) Moq
4 1 (1.43%) MSTest
4 1 (1.43%) NUnit
4 1 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.43%) Toad
General
1 12 (17.14%) Retail
2 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.43%) Finance
4 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Architect
2 16 (22.86%) Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (15.71%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Consultant
6 7 (10.00%) Integration Architect
6 7 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle Project Manager
7 5 (7.14%) SOA Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Designer
8 4 (5.71%) SOA Architect
8 4 (5.71%) webMethods Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.29%) SOA Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) REST
2 13 (18.57%) SOAP
3 11 (15.71%) Java EE
4 10 (14.29%) OAuth2
4 10 (14.29%) OpenID
5 8 (11.43%) Middleware
6 7 (10.00%) Visualforce
7 6 (8.57%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (8.57%) Web Services
8 5 (7.14%) XML
9 4 (5.71%) .NET
9 4 (5.71%) J2EE
10 3 (4.29%) JSON
10 3 (4.29%) SAP PI
11 2 (2.86%) Apache Camel
11 2 (2.86%) OSGi
12 1 (1.43%) CSS3
12 1 (1.43%) HTML5
12 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (1.43%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Social Media
2 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.29%) SCADA
4 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) FMCG
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.43%) TOGAF
3 13 (18.57%) ETL
4 12 (17.14%) EAI
4 12 (17.14%) ITIL
5 11 (15.71%) Identity Management
6 10 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.86%) SDLC
8 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.43%) Web Application Development
9 7 (10.00%) Process Management
9 7 (10.00%) Project Management
9 7 (10.00%) Scrum
10 6 (8.57%) Change Management
10 6 (8.57%) Migration
10 6 (8.57%) Zachman Framework
11 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Modelling
11 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) Java
2 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.43%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) Apex Code
5 4 (5.71%) R
6 2 (2.86%) C#
7 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
3 3 (4.29%) SAP Certification
4 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
1 3 (4.29%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) MOM
1 1 (1.43%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (1.43%) OpenView
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Oracle
2 10 (14.29%) SAP
2 10 (14.29%) webMethods
3 9 (12.86%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.71%) Ab Initio
4 4 (5.71%) Sitecore
5 3 (4.29%) Adobe
5 3 (4.29%) FatWire
5 3 (4.29%) Guidewire
5 3 (4.29%) hybris
5 3 (4.29%) MuleSoft
5 3 (4.29%) Pega
5 3 (4.29%) Software AG
6 2 (2.86%) Dell
6 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.86%) Talend
6 2 (2.86%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.43%) Ektron
7 1 (1.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.43%) Velocent
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