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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 53 62 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Contract jobs citing SOA 17 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.99% 0.90% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.17% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £333 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £486 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.80 £35.00 £29.71
% change year-on-year
+22.28% +17.80%
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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
670 600 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 78.27% 77.32% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 433 222
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 9
Average hourly rate £37.04 £24.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.96 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 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 7 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 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Java
3 11 (32.35%) Web Services
3 11 (32.35%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (32.35%) Scrum
4 10 (29.41%) Mobile App
5 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (26.47%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (23.53%) Data Integration
6 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 8 (23.53%) CRM
6 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 8 (23.53%) Linux
6 8 (23.53%) Finance
7 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (20.59%) Degree
7 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
7 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
7 7 (20.59%) DevOps
7 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
8 6 (17.65%) Ansible
8 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (17.65%) Workflow
8 6 (17.65%) Information Management
8 6 (17.65%) Spring
8 6 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (17.65%) Local Government
8 6 (17.65%) Open Source
8 6 (17.65%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 3 (8.82%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) Liferay
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) SugarCRM
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.88%) EDRMS
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) Grunt
4 2 (5.88%) CasperJS
5 1 (2.94%) Rational Rose
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) 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 11 (32.35%) Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Data Integration Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 1 (2.94%) OBIEE Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Web Services
2 6 (17.65%) HTML
2 6 (17.65%) Middleware
2 6 (17.65%) Spring
3 5 (14.71%) HTML5
4 4 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (11.76%) Apache Camel
4 4 (11.76%) Ajax
4 4 (11.76%) JSON
5 3 (8.82%) .NET
6 2 (5.88%) XML
6 2 (5.88%) CSS
6 2 (5.88%) Spring MVC
6 2 (5.88%) jQuery
6 2 (5.88%) React
6 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.94%) Express
7 1 (2.94%) REST
7 1 (2.94%) CSS3
7 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 8 (23.53%) Data Integration
3 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
3 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
4 4 (11.76%) iPad
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) DTV
6 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Scrum
3 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (26.47%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (23.53%) CRM
4 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 7 (20.59%) DevOps
6 6 (17.65%) Open Source
6 6 (17.65%) BPR
6 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 6 (17.65%) Project Management
6 6 (17.65%) Workflow
6 6 (17.65%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (17.65%) Information Management
6 6 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (14.71%) SDLC
8 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) Ruby
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
1 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (17.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
1 6 (17.65%) VMware
2 4 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 4 (11.76%) hybris
3 3 (8.82%) TIBCO
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.94%) webMethods
5 1 (2.94%) Vignette
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
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