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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 75 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing SOA 50 40 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.10% 1.66% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.13% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 29
Median daily rate £470 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £400 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £593 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -6.12%
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
1885 1877 1853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.17% 78.01% 75.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1040 929 881
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 67 23
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £41.35 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Slough +11 13 £470 -1.05% 3
Reading -1 10 £431 +1.47% 6
Bracknell -5 9 £563 -6.25%
Maidenhead -3 1 £250 -58.33%
Newbury -7 1 - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 26 (35.14%) Oracle
2 22 (29.73%) Web Services
3 18 (24.32%) Telecoms
4 16 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (20.27%) Finance
5 15 (20.27%) Java
5 15 (20.27%) J2EE
6 14 (18.92%) UML
6 14 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (17.57%) Linux
7 13 (17.57%) .NET
8 12 (16.22%) High Availability
8 12 (16.22%) Data Modelling
8 12 (16.22%) ETL
9 11 (14.86%) Project Management
9 11 (14.86%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (14.86%) Middleware
9 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (14.86%) DevOps
9 11 (14.86%) Logical Data Model
9 11 (14.86%) Physical Data Model
9 11 (14.86%) Billing
9 11 (14.86%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (13.51%) Data Architecture
10 10 (13.51%) Release Management
10 10 (13.51%) Data Management
10 10 (13.51%) TOGAF
10 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
10 10 (13.51%) Master Data Management
10 10 (13.51%) EAI

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 11 (14.86%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.70%) Confluence
3 2 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) Mule
4 1 (1.35%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.05%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) Internet
2 5 (6.76%) Firewall
3 3 (4.05%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (4.05%) LAN
3 3 (4.05%) SNMP
3 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
3 3 (4.05%) VPN
3 3 (4.05%) WAN
4 2 (2.70%) MPLS
4 2 (2.70%) PBX
4 2 (2.70%) VoIP
4 2 (2.70%) WLAN
5 1 (1.35%) 3G
5 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.35%) LTE
5 1 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.35%) S/MIME
5 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.81%) Big Data
3 7 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (5.41%) JIRA
2 4 (5.41%) MSTest
2 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.05%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.35%) JUnit
5 1 (1.35%) Moq
5 1 (1.35%) NUnit
5 1 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.35%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) TestRail
5 1 (1.35%) Toad
General
1 18 (24.32%) Telecoms
2 15 (20.27%) Finance
3 11 (14.86%) Billing
4 3 (4.05%) Marketing
4 3 (4.05%) Retail
5 2 (2.70%) Publishing
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Architect
2 13 (17.57%) Designer
2 13 (17.57%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (16.22%) Solutions Designer
4 11 (14.86%) Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Oracle Architect
6 8 (10.81%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Telecoms Designer
8 6 (8.11%) Lead Architect
8 6 (8.11%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Designer
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.05%) BSS Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) Integration Architect
10 3 (4.05%) OSS Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Technical Leader
10 3 (4.05%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.05%) WebCenter Architect
11 2 (2.70%) Service Management Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) Web Services
2 15 (20.27%) J2EE
3 13 (17.57%) .NET
4 11 (14.86%) Middleware
4 11 (14.86%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (12.16%) SOAP
5 9 (12.16%) WebCenter
6 8 (10.81%) Visualforce
7 7 (9.46%) HTML
7 7 (9.46%) REST
7 7 (9.46%) XML
8 6 (8.11%) Apache Flex
9 3 (4.05%) JSON
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (2.70%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.70%) Java EE
10 2 (2.70%) Spring
10 2 (2.70%) Struts
11 1 (1.35%) Rendezvous
11 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (9.46%) Virtual Team
2 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.05%) IVR
4 3 (4.05%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.05%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.05%) Replication
5 2 (2.70%) FMCG
5 2 (2.70%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) Windows
3 2 (2.70%) Solaris
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (18.92%) UML
3 12 (16.22%) Data Modelling
3 12 (16.22%) ETL
3 12 (16.22%) High Availability
4 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.86%) DevOps
4 11 (14.86%) Logical Data Model
4 11 (14.86%) Physical Data Model
4 11 (14.86%) Project Management
5 10 (13.51%) Data Architecture
5 10 (13.51%) Data Management
5 10 (13.51%) EAI
5 10 (13.51%) Master Data Management
5 10 (13.51%) Release Management
5 10 (13.51%) TOGAF
6 9 (12.16%) Identity Access Management
6 9 (12.16%) Workflow
7 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) Java
2 8 (10.81%) Apex Code
2 8 (10.81%) Shell Script
2 8 (10.81%) SQL
3 4 (5.41%) C#
4 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.35%) Perl
5 1 (1.35%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) SAP Certification
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Amdocs OSS
1 3 (4.05%) Data Guard
1 3 (4.05%) Nagios
1 3 (4.05%) Netcool
2 2 (2.70%) MOM
3 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.35%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Oracle
2 14 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (12.16%) Endeca
3 9 (12.16%) FatWire
4 6 (8.11%) Cisco
5 5 (6.76%) HP
6 4 (5.41%) Ericsson
6 4 (5.41%) F5
6 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.05%) BMC
7 3 (4.05%) Cramer
7 3 (4.05%) Dell
7 3 (4.05%) EMC
7 3 (4.05%) IBM
7 3 (4.05%) Infovista
7 3 (4.05%) NetApp
7 3 (4.05%) Remedy
7 3 (4.05%) SAP
7 3 (4.05%) Splunk
7 3 (4.05%) VMware
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