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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 20 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.63% 1.00% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.18% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £400 £475 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -17.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.35
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.99%
SOA
London

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
107 85 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.99% 85.00% 84.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 63 108
Average daily rate £475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) RUP
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Spread Betting
3 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SOA Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Spread Betting
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) RUP
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle