The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 27 17 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.16% 5.13% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 5.83% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Average daily rate
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£588 £450 £593
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% -24.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £702
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +22.88%
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
158 103 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.41% 88.03% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 51 123
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) Solace
5 4 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) IBM
6 3 (25.00%) RUP
6 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (25.00%) Front Office
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (25.00%) Equities
6 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 3 (25.00%) Maven
6 3 (25.00%) Use Case
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Data Mart
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Mockito
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (8.33%) ERwin
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
3 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Front Office
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Back Office
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Scala Developer
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
1 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) J2SE
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Equities
2 2 (16.67%) Derivative
2 2 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (8.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 3 (25.00%) Use Case
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) RUP
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Change Control
7 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) GridGain
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Solace
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) DataSynapse