The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 102 104 96
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing SOA 55 99 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 1.80% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 2.24% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 75 80
Median daily rate £494 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £438 £410
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +6.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+26.89% -26.39%
SOA
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2927 4422 5017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.94% 80.28% 79.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 3441 3703
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 46
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.74 £95.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SOA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the City of London region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for SOA.

1 50 (48.08%) Java
2 46 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (39.42%) Finance
4 35 (33.65%) Oracle
5 31 (29.81%) TDD
6 30 (28.85%) SQL
7 29 (27.88%) Web Services
8 28 (26.92%) C#
9 27 (25.96%) .NET
9 27 (25.96%) XML
10 24 (23.08%) Scrum
11 23 (22.12%) SQL Server
12 19 (18.27%) Banking
13 18 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (15.38%) Unix
14 16 (15.38%) OO
15 15 (14.42%) SOAP
15 15 (14.42%) Git (software)
15 15 (14.42%) RESTful
16 14 (13.46%) BDD
16 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
16 14 (13.46%) Linux
17 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
17 13 (12.50%) REST
18 12 (11.54%) NoSQL
18 12 (11.54%) Windows
18 12 (11.54%) HTML
18 12 (11.54%) Maven
19 11 (10.58%) Spring
19 11 (10.58%) WCF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.65%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.77%) Node.js
4 4 (3.85%) Apache
5 3 (2.88%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.92%) FileNet
6 2 (1.92%) JBoss
6 2 (1.92%) WMQI
7 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.96%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.88%) Documaker
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.88%) Google App Engine
4 3 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.88%) Lucidchart
5 2 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.96%) Force.com
6 1 (0.96%) IaaS
6 1 (0.96%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) HTTP
1 4 (3.85%) SSL
2 3 (2.88%) FTP
3 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) IPsec
3 1 (0.96%) Network Security
3 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 11 (10.58%) MongoDB
4 10 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.77%) Big Data
6 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.85%) MySQL
8 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.85%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.88%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.88%) Data Mart
9 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (2.88%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.54%) Maven
3 11 (10.58%) JIRA
4 10 (9.62%) Jenkins
5 9 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (7.69%) TeamCity
7 7 (6.73%) Ant
7 7 (6.73%) NUnit
7 7 (6.73%) Selenium
8 6 (5.77%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.77%) JUnit
8 6 (5.77%) MSTest
9 5 (4.81%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.85%) Gerrit
10 4 (3.85%) Gradle
10 4 (3.85%) IntelliJ
10 4 (3.85%) JBehave
10 4 (3.85%) Mockito
10 4 (3.85%) Subversion
10 4 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (39.42%) Finance
2 19 (18.27%) Banking
3 11 (10.58%) Back Office
4 10 (9.62%) Front Office
5 9 (8.65%) Financial Institution
6 8 (7.69%) Investment Banking
7 6 (5.77%) Billing
8 2 (1.92%) Retail
9 1 (0.96%) Legal
9 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (49.04%) Developer
2 29 (27.88%) Architect
3 18 (17.31%) C# Developer
3 18 (17.31%) Java Developer
4 15 (14.42%) Senior Developer
4 15 (14.42%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (9.62%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Java Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.81%) XML Developer
9 4 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) Lead Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (3.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.88%) Web Services
2 27 (25.96%) .NET
2 27 (25.96%) XML
3 15 (14.42%) RESTful
3 15 (14.42%) SOAP
4 13 (12.50%) REST
5 12 (11.54%) HTML
6 11 (10.58%) .NET Framework
6 11 (10.58%) Middleware
6 11 (10.58%) Spring
6 11 (10.58%) WCF
7 9 (8.65%) CSS
7 9 (8.65%) HTML5
7 9 (8.65%) J2EE
7 9 (8.65%) XSLT
8 8 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 8 (7.69%) jQuery
9 7 (6.73%) JSON
9 7 (6.73%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (5.77%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.77%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.85%) DataPower
5 4 (3.85%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.88%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.88%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.92%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.92%) Derivative
8 1 (0.96%) Contactless
8 1 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.96%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.96%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.38%) Unix
2 14 (13.46%) Linux
3 12 (11.54%) Windows
4 3 (2.88%) Solaris
5 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.96%) AIX
6 1 (0.96%) Android
6 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.96%) CentOS
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.81%) TDD
3 24 (23.08%) Scrum
4 18 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (15.38%) OO
6 14 (13.46%) BDD
7 11 (10.58%) Data Modelling
8 10 (9.62%) Automated Testing
8 10 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (9.62%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.65%) DevOps
9 9 (8.65%) Multithreading
9 9 (8.65%) OOP
10 8 (7.69%) ETL
10 8 (7.69%) Microservices
11 7 (6.73%) AOP
12 6 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.77%) MVC
12 6 (5.77%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.08%) Java
2 30 (28.85%) SQL
3 28 (26.92%) C#
4 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.58%) Python
6 9 (8.65%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.73%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.73%) Scala
8 6 (5.77%) Perl
8 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.81%) XAML
10 4 (3.85%) Groovy
11 2 (1.92%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.92%) Jython
11 2 (1.92%) SOQL
12 1 (0.96%) C++
12 1 (0.96%) PHP
12 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (0.96%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) CISSP
3 1 (0.96%) ISEB
3 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Docker
1 4 (3.85%) vCloud
2 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) GridGain
3 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.96%) Ansible
2 1 (0.96%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.96%) Mesos
2 1 (0.96%) Netcool
2 1 (0.96%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.96%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 35 (33.65%) Oracle
2 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.77%) VMware
4 5 (4.81%) IBM
4 5 (4.81%) Siebel
5 4 (3.85%) Hyperion
5 4 (3.85%) New Relic
6 3 (2.88%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.88%) Google
6 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.92%) DataSynapse
7 2 (1.92%) Splunk
7 2 (1.92%) Sybase
7 2 (1.92%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.96%) HP
8 1 (0.96%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.96%) SAP
8 1 (0.96%) Solace
8 1 (0.96%) Tableau
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