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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 85 86 105
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Contract jobs citing SOA 124 139 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.20% 2.04% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.65% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 97 80
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £34.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+39.70% -1.44%
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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
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 95 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (40.63%) Java
3 69 (30.80%) Finance
4 67 (29.91%) Oracle
5 66 (29.46%) Web Services
6 52 (23.21%) TDD
7 51 (22.77%) Middleware
8 45 (20.09%) Banking
9 44 (19.64%) XML
10 42 (18.75%) .NET
10 42 (18.75%) HTML
11 41 (18.30%) JavaScript
11 41 (18.30%) JMS
12 37 (16.52%) SQL
12 37 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (15.63%) RESTful
14 32 (14.29%) WebLogic
14 32 (14.29%) Scrum
15 31 (13.84%) OO
15 31 (13.84%) JIRA
16 30 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (12.95%) C#
17 29 (12.95%) MVC
18 28 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (12.50%) Spring
19 26 (11.61%) UNIX
19 26 (11.61%) REST
20 25 (11.16%) BDD
21 24 (10.71%) HTML5
21 24 (10.71%) Oracle BI EE

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 32 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 22 (9.82%) Oracle Service Bus
3 17 (7.59%) WebLogic Portal
4 15 (6.70%) WebSphere
5 14 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (4.46%) JBoss
7 9 (4.02%) Node.js
7 9 (4.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (2.23%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (2.23%) CMS
8 5 (2.23%) IIS
9 4 (1.79%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.34%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (1.34%) NServiceBus
10 3 (1.34%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (1.34%) Confluence
10 3 (1.34%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (8.48%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (6.70%) Documaker
3 7 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (2.68%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (2.23%) Oracle FAH
6 4 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.89%) Tridion
9 1 (0.45%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.45%) Cordys
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.89%) Heroku
5 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.45%) IaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Taleo
5 1 (0.45%) SaaS
5 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.93%) HTTP
2 18 (8.04%) SSL
3 15 (6.70%) HTTPS
4 5 (2.23%) Firewall
5 4 (1.79%) Internet
5 4 (1.79%) Network Security
6 3 (1.34%) LDAP
7 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.89%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.89%) AMQP
8 1 (0.45%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.71%) Oracle BI EE
1 24 (10.71%) Oracle ODI
2 22 (9.82%) SQL Server
3 19 (8.48%) Oracle Database
4 14 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (5.80%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.36%) NoSQL
6 12 (5.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (3.57%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.68%) MySQL
9 6 (2.68%) Big Data
10 5 (2.23%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.34%) Triplestore
12 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 31 (13.84%) JIRA
2 22 (9.82%) Maven
3 13 (5.80%) Subversion
3 13 (5.80%) Cucumber
4 12 (5.36%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.91%) JUnit
6 10 (4.46%) Eclipse
6 10 (4.46%) Selenium
6 10 (4.46%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.13%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.13%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.68%) Mockito
8 6 (2.68%) Hudson
9 5 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.23%) Xcode
10 4 (1.79%) Ant
10 4 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.79%) NUnit
11 3 (1.34%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.34%) Moq
General
1 69 (30.80%) Finance
2 45 (20.09%) Banking
3 17 (7.59%) Front Office
3 17 (7.59%) Billing
4 15 (6.70%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.02%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.57%) Retail
7 6 (2.68%) Back Office
8 3 (1.34%) Publishing
9 2 (0.89%) Legal
9 2 (0.89%) Marketing
10 1 (0.45%) International Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (43.75%) Developer
2 53 (23.66%) Architect
3 44 (19.64%) Java Developer
4 22 (9.82%) Consultant
4 22 (9.82%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (8.04%) Technical Architect
6 14 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 13 (5.80%) C# Developer
7 13 (5.80%) Analyst
8 11 (4.91%) .NET Developer
9 10 (4.46%) Oracle Consultant
10 8 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (3.57%) Scala Developer
11 6 (2.68%) Business Analyst
11 6 (2.68%) Senior Architect
11 6 (2.68%) Middleware Consultant
12 5 (2.23%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 5 (2.23%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.23%) TIBCO Consultant
12 5 (2.23%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (29.46%) Web Services
2 51 (22.77%) Middleware
3 44 (19.64%) XML
4 42 (18.75%) .NET
4 42 (18.75%) HTML
5 41 (18.30%) JMS
6 35 (15.63%) RESTful
7 28 (12.50%) Spring
8 26 (11.61%) REST
9 24 (10.71%) HTML5
9 24 (10.71%) SOAP
10 23 (10.27%) J2EE
11 22 (9.82%) Oracle Fusion
11 22 (9.82%) CSS
12 18 (8.04%) WebCenter
13 16 (7.14%) WCF
13 16 (7.14%) JDBC
14 15 (6.70%) jQuery
15 14 (6.25%) Hibernate
16 13 (5.80%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.27%) Derivative
3 16 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
4 14 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.68%) Clustering
5 6 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (2.68%) Open Source
5 6 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.23%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.23%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.23%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.79%) Equities
7 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.34%) User Experience
8 3 (1.34%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.34%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.89%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.89%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.61%) UNIX
2 21 (9.38%) Linux
3 16 (7.14%) Windows
4 7 (3.13%) Android
5 4 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (23.21%) TDD
3 32 (14.29%) Scrum
4 31 (13.84%) OO
5 30 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (12.95%) MVC
7 28 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (11.16%) BDD
9 22 (9.82%) Integration Testing
10 21 (9.38%) Data Modelling
11 18 (8.04%) E-Commerce
12 16 (7.14%) UML
13 15 (6.70%) TOGAF
13 15 (6.70%) Revenue Management
14 14 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
14 14 (6.25%) Content Management
15 13 (5.80%) Workflow
15 13 (5.80%) CRM
15 13 (5.80%) Unit Testing
16 12 (5.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (40.63%) Java
2 41 (18.30%) JavaScript
3 37 (16.52%) SQL
4 29 (12.95%) C#
5 22 (9.82%) Python
6 21 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 14 (6.25%) Scala
7 14 (6.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 14 (6.25%) Jython
8 13 (5.80%) PL/SQL
9 12 (5.36%) Ruby
10 8 (3.57%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.23%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.23%) C
12 4 (1.79%) C++
12 4 (1.79%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.34%) R
13 3 (1.34%) Erlang
13 3 (1.34%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (10.71%) Degree
2 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.45%) ISEB
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 10 (4.46%) QA
3 4 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (9.82%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.89%) HDFS
4 1 (0.45%) vCloud
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (8.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 14 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Management
3 8 (3.57%) Puppet
4 5 (2.23%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.34%) SELinux
6 2 (0.89%) Control-M
6 2 (0.89%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.45%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 67 (29.91%) Oracle
2 17 (7.59%) Remedy
2 17 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.70%) IBM
4 10 (4.46%) Siebel
5 8 (3.57%) TIBCO
6 7 (3.13%) Sitecore
6 7 (3.13%) Adobe
6 7 (3.13%) SAP
7 5 (2.23%) VMware
8 4 (1.79%) Perforce
8 4 (1.79%) hybris
8 4 (1.79%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.34%) Splunk
9 3 (1.34%) Google
9 3 (1.34%) BMC
9 3 (1.34%) Software AG
9 3 (1.34%) BEA
9 3 (1.34%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.89%) Vignette
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