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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 19 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.51% 5.50% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 6.74% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £593 £570
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +3.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £377 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.30% -5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -8.66%
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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
102 178 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 89.47% 81.65% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 129 192
Average daily rate £458 £484 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Pharmacovigilance
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
2 2 (33.33%) LINQ
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) C++

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modeller
2 2 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
1 2 (33.33%) WPF
1 2 (33.33%) LINQ
1 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmacovigilance
1 2 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Process
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) RUP
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft