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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 18 29 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.16% 0.56% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.69% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
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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
71 144 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 82.56% 80.90% 89.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 97 206
Average daily rate £500 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £800 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 4 (66.67%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Data Security
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Pharmacovigilance
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modeller
3 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) SOA Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) XML Messaging
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) XSD
3 1 (16.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
2 1 (16.67%) Perforce
2 1 (16.67%) ION Trading