The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 31 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing SOA 15 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.10% 4.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.40% 7.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £469 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
278 108 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.96% 62.43% 62.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 72 66
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £105.00 £16.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+536.36% +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
SOA
South Wales

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Cardiff region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 13 (65.00%) Web Services
1 13 (65.00%) BDD
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Selenium
4 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (40.00%) WebDriver
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 6 (30.00%) UML
6 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) JBehave
6 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (25.00%) RESTful
7 5 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) J2EE
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 4 (20.00%) Open Source
8 4 (20.00%) REST
9 3 (15.00%) Akka
9 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
9 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
9 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (15.00%) HTML5
9 3 (15.00%) Scala
9 3 (15.00%) Zend
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.00%) Groovy
9 3 (15.00%) Play Framework
9 3 (15.00%) MVC
9 3 (15.00%) Hibernate

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) WebDriver
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) JBehave
2 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.00%) Maven
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.00%) Calabash
4 2 (10.00%) eggPlant
4 2 (10.00%) Ant
4 2 (10.00%) TestDirector
4 2 (10.00%) CruiseControl
4 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.00%) Robotium
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Scala Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Business Objects Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) J2EE
2 5 (25.00%) RESTful
3 4 (20.00%) REST
4 3 (15.00%) Akka
4 3 (15.00%) Play Framework
4 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (15.00%) Spring
4 3 (15.00%) JSON
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) SOAP
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (5.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) AS400
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) BDD
2 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 6 (30.00%) UML
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) Code Coverage
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Use Case
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Content Management
7 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) Groovy
2 3 (15.00%) Scala
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (15.00%) Informatica
2 3 (15.00%) Zend
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) HP
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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