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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 54 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing SOA 18 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.05% 1.83% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 2.31% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 10
Average daily rate £450 £475 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £431 £411
% change year-on-year
+10.28% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.00 £38.43 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+27.52% -21.97%
SOA
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
704 693 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.00% 79.11% 80.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 512 496
Average daily rate £375 £385 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 24
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.74 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 9 (30.00%) CRM
1 9 (30.00%) ERP
2 8 (26.67%) EAI
2 8 (26.67%) TOGAF
3 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (23.33%) OO
3 7 (23.33%) HTML
4 6 (20.00%) CMS
4 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (20.00%) ETL
5 5 (16.67%) XML
5 5 (16.67%) Finance
5 5 (16.67%) Content Management
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) Ruby
6 4 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) Billing
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) Java
6 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle
7 3 (10.00%) SDLC
7 3 (10.00%) .NET
7 3 (10.00%) CSS
7 3 (10.00%) C#
7 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.67%) Teamcenter
2 1 (3.33%) BigMachines
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.33%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Rational Rose
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Babel
2 1 (3.33%) Moq
2 1 (3.33%) MSTest
2 1 (3.33%) NUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Architect
2 10 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Ruby Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Implementation Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Architect
6 2 (6.67%) TOGAF Architect
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce Architect
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 1 (3.33%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 5 (16.67%) XML
3 4 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (10.00%) .NET
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) REST
5 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.67%) EJB
5 2 (6.67%) Itk
5 2 (6.67%) J2EE
5 2 (6.67%) JSP
5 2 (6.67%) RESTful
5 2 (6.67%) Swing
5 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) XSL
5 2 (6.67%) XSLT
6 1 (3.33%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) CRM
1 9 (30.00%) ERP
2 8 (26.67%) EAI
2 8 (26.67%) TOGAF
3 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (23.33%) OO
4 6 (20.00%) ETL
5 5 (16.67%) Content Management
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) MVC
7 3 (10.00%) SDLC
8 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) CAD
8 2 (6.67%) PLM
8 2 (6.67%) TDD
8 2 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Java
1 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (13.33%) Ruby
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) C
3 2 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) hybris
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) Siemens
2 2 (6.67%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) ATG
3 1 (3.33%) Demandware
3 1 (3.33%) Endeca
3 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com