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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 60 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing SOA 7 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.92% 2.78% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 3.41% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 10
Median daily rate £350 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
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
615 675 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.24% 81.52% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 517 541
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 27
Median hourly rate £41.50 £41.13 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% -13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £16.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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
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 9 December 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 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) SOAP
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (23.08%) Microservices
3 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 3 (23.08%) MODAF
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Apache
4 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (15.38%) JMS
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) HTML

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 4 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Drupal
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Liferay
3 1 (7.69%) Mule
3 1 (7.69%) Mule ESB
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
2 1 (7.69%) Babel
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Rational Rose
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.69%) webpack
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Military
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Angular Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft Architect
5 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) SOAP
3 3 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) Spring
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) EJB
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) JMS
4 2 (15.38%) JSP
4 2 (15.38%) Symfony
4 2 (15.38%) Twig
4 2 (15.38%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) DHTML
5 1 (7.69%) Flash
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) Redux
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
2 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
2 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
1 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Microservices
2 3 (23.08%) MODAF
3 2 (15.38%) ArchiMate
3 2 (15.38%) BPMN
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
3 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Clojure
4 1 (7.69%) Groovy
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) ATG
2 1 (7.69%) BEA
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware