The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 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 Canary Wharf 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 20 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.65% 5.73% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 6.72% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 11
Average daily rate
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- £545 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -7.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 238 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 88.43% 85.30% 80.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 172 183
Average daily rate £450 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £258 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Canary Wharf region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Process
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Process
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft