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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 22 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing SOA 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.52% 1.70% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 1.96% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £588 £400 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% -30.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
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
145 153 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 93.55% 86.93% 89.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 124 76
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for SOA.

1 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Content Management
3 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
3 5 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
4 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Document Management
5 3 (30.00%) Spring
5 3 (30.00%) Data Management
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Sybase
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) ETL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 7 (70.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (30.00%) Confluence
4 2 (20.00%) Liferay
5 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) OLAP
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Software Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience Architect
4 1 (10.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (10.00%) BlazeDS
3 1 (10.00%) COM+
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Struts
3 1 (10.00%) XSL
3 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Content Management
2 6 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
3 5 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
3 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (40.00%) Document Management
4 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) Workflow
5 3 (30.00%) Case Management
5 3 (30.00%) Coaching
5 3 (30.00%) Data Management
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Sybase
3 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Informatica
3 2 (20.00%) Tableau
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe
4 1 (10.00%) Sun