The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 33 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing SOA 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.04% 0.26% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 0.32% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £375 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £375 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
SOA
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
234 309 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.59% 80.05% 84.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 254 247
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SOA.

1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) Re-Platforming
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) FTP
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Microservices
5 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 2 (28.57%) EAI
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) UML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Designer
3 1 (14.29%) SOA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SOA Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 5 (71.43%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Re-Platforming
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) EAI
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore