The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 34 20
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 3.88% 4.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.91% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £469 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.34% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £46.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.19% +35.29%
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
210 285 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.35% 78.95% 67.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 202 77
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £105.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.76% +536.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £50.75 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.34 £105.00 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) UML
2 7 (63.64%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) User Stories
4 5 (45.45%) ISEB
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
6 3 (27.27%) Progress
6 3 (27.27%) Use Case
6 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 2 (18.18%) CBAP
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) J2EE
7 2 (18.18%) MySQL
8 1 (9.09%) XSLT
8 1 (9.09%) UNIX
8 1 (9.09%) RUP
8 1 (9.09%) Tomcat

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) Zope
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
2 1 (9.09%) DbUnit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Business Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) UML Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) J2SE
3 1 (9.09%) EJB
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Dojo
3 1 (9.09%) Django
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) JRules
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) JSF
3 1 (9.09%) CPAN
3 1 (9.09%) Catalyst
3 1 (9.09%) Mason
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) UML
2 6 (54.55%) User Stories
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) Use Case
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) OO
7 1 (9.09%) RUP
7 1 (9.09%) DSDM
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 1 (9.09%) Content Management
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) DevOps
7 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) CBAP
3 1 (9.09%) CCA
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Progress
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (9.09%) Zend
4 1 (9.09%) ILOG
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