The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 57 56 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing SOA 13 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.54% 1.36% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.71% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 2
Median daily rate £450 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £510 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
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
681 703 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.59% 79.52% 80.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 534 485
Median daily rate £375 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 38
Median hourly rate £41.63 £37.04 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.37% +51.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.02 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 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 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SOA.

1 9 (33.33%) ERP
2 8 (29.63%) CRM
3 7 (25.93%) OO
3 7 (25.93%) TOGAF
4 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (22.22%) CMS
4 6 (22.22%) EAI
4 6 (22.22%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) XML
5 5 (18.52%) Content Management
5 5 (18.52%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (14.81%) Ruby
6 4 (14.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 4 (14.81%) ETL
6 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) REST
7 3 (11.11%) RESTful
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 3 (11.11%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) J2EE
7 3 (11.11%) TDD

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.41%) Teamcenter
2 1 (3.70%) BigMachines
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.70%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Babel
2 1 (3.70%) Moq
2 1 (3.70%) MSTest
2 1 (3.70%) NUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Rose
2 1 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.11%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Architect
2 9 (33.33%) Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Ruby Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Angular Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Implementation Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Architect
5 2 (7.41%) TOGAF Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) CRM Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) XML
3 4 (14.81%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (11.11%) J2EE
4 3 (11.11%) REST
4 3 (11.11%) RESTful
5 2 (7.41%) .NET
5 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) EJB
5 2 (7.41%) Itk
5 2 (7.41%) JSP
5 2 (7.41%) Swing
5 2 (7.41%) XSL
5 2 (7.41%) XSLT
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.70%) CSS3
6 1 (3.70%) React
6 1 (3.70%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ERP
2 8 (29.63%) CRM
3 7 (25.93%) OO
3 7 (25.93%) TOGAF
4 6 (22.22%) EAI
4 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (18.52%) Content Management
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) ETL
6 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) TDD
8 2 (7.41%) CAD
8 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.41%) MVC
8 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
8 2 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (7.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) Ruby
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Siemens
3 2 (7.41%) Tableau
4 1 (3.70%) hybris
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com