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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 56 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.27% 0.76% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.91% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate £550 - £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £431 £411
% change year-on-year
+10.28% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.00 £38.43 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+27.52% -21.97%
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
297 220 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.37% 83.33% 83.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 169 217
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.83 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.06% -35.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Web Services
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (75.00%) RESTful
2 9 (75.00%) Subversion
2 9 (75.00%) OO
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (58.33%) BDD
4 7 (58.33%) Java
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (41.67%) HTTP
6 5 (41.67%) Scrum
6 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (41.67%) Ajax
6 5 (41.67%) jQuery
6 5 (41.67%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (33.33%) HTML5
7 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 4 (33.33%) Hudson
7 4 (33.33%) JIRA
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (33.33%) Android
7 4 (33.33%) CSS3
7 4 (33.33%) Gherkin
7 4 (33.33%) QUnit
7 4 (33.33%) Jasmine
7 4 (33.33%) Jenkins

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (75.00%) Subversion
3 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 4 (33.33%) Hudson
4 4 (33.33%) Jasmine
4 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (33.33%) JIRA
4 4 (33.33%) QUnit
4 4 (33.33%) Sinon.JS
4 4 (33.33%) Trac
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (8.33%) CSS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 9 (75.00%) RESTful
3 5 (41.67%) Ajax
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (33.33%) Gherkin
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) RequireJS
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) PostGIS
5 2 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) EJB
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) Middleware
6 1 (8.33%) UDDI
6 1 (8.33%) WSDL
6 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (33.33%) W3C
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 9 (75.00%) OO
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) OOP
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (16.67%) Analytics
8 2 (16.67%) Coaching
8 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 1 (8.33%) EAI
9 1 (8.33%) Open Source
9 1 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
9 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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