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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 59 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing SOA 10 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.15% 0.60% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.76% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
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£463 £475 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £52.50 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-30.95% +66.87%
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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
659 654 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.10% 78.51% 65.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 451 208
Average daily rate £390 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 8
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £16.70 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 May 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 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (31.03%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (27.59%) Data Integration
5 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
5 8 (27.59%) CRM
5 8 (27.59%) Scrum
6 7 (24.14%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
6 7 (24.14%) Degree
7 6 (20.69%) Local Government
7 6 (20.69%) Information Management
7 6 (20.69%) Spring
7 6 (20.69%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (20.69%) Financial Modelling
7 6 (20.69%) Mobile App
7 6 (20.69%) Web Services
7 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 6 (20.69%) Middleware
7 6 (20.69%) BPR
7 6 (20.69%) Workflow
8 5 (17.24%) SQL
8 5 (17.24%) Linux
8 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.24%) Ruby
8 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (17.24%) DevOps

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (6.90%) Liferay
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.90%) EDRMS
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Local Government
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Hybris Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Programme Planner
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Data Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Spring
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
1 6 (20.69%) Middleware
2 4 (13.79%) JSON
2 4 (13.79%) Ajax
2 4 (13.79%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (13.79%) Apache Camel
2 4 (13.79%) HTML5
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
3 2 (6.90%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) J2EE
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Integration
2 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (20.69%) Mobile App
4 4 (13.79%) iPad
5 3 (10.34%) Open Source
6 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
3 8 (27.59%) CRM
3 8 (27.59%) Scrum
4 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (20.69%) Information Management
5 6 (20.69%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (20.69%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (20.69%) Project Management
5 6 (20.69%) BPR
5 6 (20.69%) Workflow
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (17.24%) DevOps
7 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
8 3 (10.34%) MVC
8 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Ruby
3 4 (13.79%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Atlassian
1 4 (13.79%) hybris
2 3 (10.34%) TIBCO
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) webMethods
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