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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 71 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.64% 2.18% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 2.77% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 14
Median daily rate £513 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £430 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
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
764 722 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.45% 78.56% 79.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 574 483
Median daily rate £400 £393 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 15 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +105.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £100.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 8 (42.11%) TOGAF
2 6 (31.58%) CMS
3 5 (26.32%) CRM
3 5 (26.32%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) ERP
3 5 (26.32%) Content Management
3 5 (26.32%) Ruby
3 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (15.79%) MODAF
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) BPMN
6 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
6 2 (10.53%) Matrix Management
6 2 (10.53%) Use Case
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (10.53%) ArchiMate
6 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
6 2 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (10.53%) RESTful
7 1 (5.26%) Scala
7 1 (5.26%) Regulatory Compliance

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 (31.58%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Liferay
2 1 (5.26%) Mule
2 1 (5.26%) Mule ESB
2 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
1 1 (5.26%) Babel
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) webpack
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Architect
2 9 (47.37%) Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Ruby Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Security Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Angular Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (5.26%) CRM Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Lead Enterprise Architect
7 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft Architect
7 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SOA Developer
7 1 (5.26%) TOGAF Architect
7 1 (5.26%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (10.53%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) React
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
2 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) TOGAF
2 5 (26.32%) Content Management
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
2 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (26.32%) ERP
2 5 (26.32%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security
4 3 (15.79%) MODAF
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) ArchiMate
5 2 (10.53%) BPMN
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Matrix Management
5 2 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (10.53%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Microservices
6 1 (5.26%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Ruby
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Clojure
3 1 (5.26%) Groovy
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) VMware