The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 57 64 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.00% 1.00% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 1.28% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £476 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £434 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
703 623 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 78.11% 77.97% 74.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 463 272
Average daily rate £388 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 11
Average hourly rate £41.00 £21.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.69% -44.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Bristol region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Bristol region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Java
3 14 (41.18%) Web Services
4 11 (32.35%) Linux
4 11 (32.35%) Scrum
5 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 10 (29.41%) DevOps
6 9 (26.47%) Ansible
6 9 (26.47%) Mobile App
6 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (26.47%) Puppet
6 9 (26.47%) Open Source
6 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
6 9 (26.47%) VMware
6 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
6 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
7 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
8 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 6 (17.65%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) Data Integration
8 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (17.65%) Ruby
8 6 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (17.65%) JIRA
9 5 (14.71%) Workflow
9 5 (14.71%) JavaScript

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (11.76%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.88%) Confluence
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) Liferay
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DHCP
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
1 2 (5.88%) IPv6
1 2 (5.88%) OSPF
1 2 (5.88%) IPsec
1 2 (5.88%) SSH
1 2 (5.88%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.82%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.94%) EDRMS
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
3 6 (17.65%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.88%) RSpec
4 2 (5.88%) Grunt
4 2 (5.88%) CasperJS
4 2 (5.88%) GitLab
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Local Government
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Architect
1 8 (23.53%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) SOA Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Data Integration Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) Middleware
2 4 (11.76%) JSON
2 4 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Camel
3 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.82%) REST
3 3 (8.82%) HTML5
3 3 (8.82%) Spring
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) Ajax
4 2 (5.88%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) Express
4 2 (5.88%) MCollective
4 2 (5.88%) React
5 1 (2.94%) CSS3
5 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Mobile App
2 6 (17.65%) Data Integration
3 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
4 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.88%) iPad
6 1 (2.94%) DTV
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.88%) SmartOS
3 2 (5.88%) CoreOS
4 1 (2.94%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Scrum
3 10 (29.41%) DevOps
4 9 (26.47%) Open Source
4 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
5 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 6 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (14.71%) Workflow
7 5 (14.71%) SDLC
8 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.76%) Project Management
8 4 (11.76%) CRM
8 4 (11.76%) BPR
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.76%) Financial Modelling
8 4 (11.76%) TDD
8 4 (11.76%) Information Management
8 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) Ruby
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) PHP
5 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Snort
1 2 (5.88%) Squid
1 2 (5.88%) Varnish
1 2 (5.88%) vCloud
1 2 (5.88%) KVM
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
1 2 (5.88%) LXC
1 2 (5.88%) iptables
1 2 (5.88%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Puppet
1 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (26.47%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) systemd
2 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.88%) Nessus
2 2 (5.88%) HAProxy
2 2 (5.88%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
1 9 (26.47%) VMware
2 4 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) hybris
3 2 (5.88%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Vignette
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.94%) webMethods
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago