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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 68 102 86
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -16
Contract jobs citing SOA 41 20 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.09% 0.80% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 0.97% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 32
Median daily rate £425 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £380 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £546 £695
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £439
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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
1583 2058 2137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.60% 81.96% 75.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 1098 1090
Median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 46
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.58% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.71 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +36 17 £400 -13.51% 4
Newbury - 6 £315 - 3
Bracknell - 4 £500 - 1
Maidenhead -2 1 - - 1
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 31 (43.66%) Oracle
1 31 (43.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 26 (36.62%) Web Services
3 22 (30.99%) Java
4 21 (29.58%) XML
5 20 (28.17%) SQL
5 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
6 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
6 19 (26.76%) Oracle Database
7 18 (25.35%) Middleware
8 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (19.72%) .NET
10 13 (18.31%) C#
10 13 (18.31%) Data Security
10 13 (18.31%) Retail
10 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
11 11 (15.49%) Security Management
11 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
11 11 (15.49%) SOAP
12 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (14.08%) REST
13 9 (12.68%) Data Architecture
13 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
13 9 (12.68%) Unit Testing
13 9 (12.68%) Finance
14 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
14 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
14 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
15 7 (9.86%) ETL

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 31 (43.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.04%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.23%) JBoss
4 2 (2.82%) Apache
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle BPEL
4 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) CloudSense
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Firewall
1 3 (4.23%) LAN
1 3 (4.23%) WAN
2 2 (2.82%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (1.41%) 3G
3 1 (1.41%) 4G
3 1 (1.41%) CTI
3 1 (1.41%) LDAP
3 1 (1.41%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) Oracle Database
1 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (9.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.23%) GIS
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.23%) Power BI
6 2 (2.82%) Big Data
6 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.45%) MSTest
2 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.23%) JIRA
3 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.23%) TestDirector
4 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.82%) JUnit
4 2 (2.82%) Maven
4 2 (2.82%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.41%) JMeter
5 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (18.31%) Retail
2 9 (12.68%) Finance
3 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.63%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Architect
2 19 (26.76%) Developer
3 12 (16.90%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (11.27%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Designer
5 6 (8.45%) Integration Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Integration Developer
6 5 (7.04%) IT Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (4.23%) Development Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Integration Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Integration Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Middleware Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.23%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) Web Services
2 21 (29.58%) XML
3 18 (25.35%) Middleware
4 14 (19.72%) .NET
5 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
5 11 (15.49%) SOAP
6 10 (14.08%) REST
7 7 (9.86%) Java EE
8 6 (8.45%) WCF
9 5 (7.04%) J2EE
9 5 (7.04%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (5.63%) Apache Camel
10 4 (5.63%) CSS
10 4 (5.63%) SAML
10 4 (5.63%) Spring
11 3 (4.23%) HTML
11 3 (4.23%) OSGi
11 3 (4.23%) XSD
12 2 (2.82%) WSDL
12 2 (2.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.41%) PKI
2 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) Unix
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) Data Security
2 11 (15.49%) Security Management
3 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.68%) Data Architecture
4 9 (12.68%) Unit Testing
5 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
5 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.86%) DevOps
6 7 (9.86%) ETL
6 7 (9.86%) TOGAF
7 6 (8.45%) CRM
7 6 (8.45%) Data Management
7 6 (8.45%) ITIL
7 6 (8.45%) Project Management
7 6 (8.45%) Service Management
7 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.45%) UML
8 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.99%) Java
2 20 (28.17%) SQL
3 13 (18.31%) C#
4 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.82%) C
6 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.82%) Scala
7 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) PMO
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (2.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.41%) Kibana
3 1 (1.41%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Oracle
2 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.04%) Jaspersoft
4 4 (5.63%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.82%) JDA
5 2 (2.82%) Talend
6 1 (1.41%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.41%) Citrix
6 1 (1.41%) Genesys
6 1 (1.41%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.41%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) webMethods
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