The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 57 36 63
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +27
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.30% 2.86% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 3.94% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -11.21%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
586 381 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.01% 72.57% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 255 379
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £13.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, 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 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) MVC
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) JSON
3 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
3 5 (21.74%) HTML5
4 4 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) J2EE
4 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Spring
4 4 (17.39%) QA
4 4 (17.39%) Zend
4 4 (17.39%) Open Source
4 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) IBM
5 3 (13.04%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) ISEB
5 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.04%) Information Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (4.35%) nginx
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (4.35%) Lync
1 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) Cordys
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Redis
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
2 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Java Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Scala Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) JSON
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) CSS
2 5 (21.74%) HTML5
3 4 (17.39%) J2EE
3 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
3 4 (17.39%) Spring
4 3 (13.04%) Akka
4 3 (13.04%) Play Framework
4 3 (13.04%) REST
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) Middleware
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.70%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) JDBC
6 1 (4.35%) JSP
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Debian
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) MVC
1 5 (21.74%) Scrum
1 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
2 4 (17.39%) BDD
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 3 (13.04%) OO
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.04%) Information Management
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Release Management
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) Scala
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Zend
2 3 (13.04%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Software AG
3 1 (4.35%) webMethods
3 1 (4.35%) RedPrairie