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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 104 100 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing SOA 49 93 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.56% 1.81% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.24% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 61 76
Average daily rate £563 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £631
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.35
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.99%
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
2644 4159 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.04% 80.90% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3247 3422
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 55 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (40.54%) Java
3 42 (37.84%) Finance
4 34 (30.63%) TDD
4 34 (30.63%) SQL
4 34 (30.63%) Oracle
5 30 (27.03%) HTML
5 30 (27.03%) Banking
6 26 (23.42%) JavaScript
6 26 (23.42%) .NET
7 25 (22.52%) C#
8 23 (20.72%) Web Services
8 23 (20.72%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (18.02%) BDD
9 20 (18.02%) XML
10 17 (15.32%) HTML5
11 16 (14.41%) Git (software)
11 16 (14.41%) OO
12 15 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
12 15 (13.51%) Scrum
13 14 (12.61%) RESTful
14 13 (11.71%) REST
14 13 (11.71%) AngularJS
14 13 (11.71%) Jenkins
14 13 (11.71%) CSS
14 13 (11.71%) Linux
15 12 (10.81%) Financial Institution
15 12 (10.81%) WebDriver
16 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (6.31%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.41%) Apache
4 5 (4.50%) JBoss
5 4 (3.60%) FileNet
5 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.80%) Node.js
7 2 (1.80%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.80%) WMQI
8 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.80%) Documaker
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.80%) PaaS
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) HTTP
1 4 (3.60%) SSL
2 1 (0.90%) FTP
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.50%) Data Mart
4 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.60%) MySQL
5 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.70%) OLAP
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.80%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.90%) DB2
8 1 (0.90%) Mahout
8 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.90%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 16 (14.41%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.71%) Jenkins
3 12 (10.81%) WebDriver
4 10 (9.01%) Maven
5 9 (8.11%) JIRA
6 8 (7.21%) Selenium
6 8 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (6.31%) Ant
7 7 (6.31%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.41%) Eclipse
9 5 (4.50%) Bower
9 5 (4.50%) Grunt
9 5 (4.50%) Subversion
10 4 (3.60%) Gerrit
10 4 (3.60%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (3.60%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.70%) Gradle
11 3 (2.70%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.70%) MSTest
11 3 (2.70%) NUnit
General
1 42 (37.84%) Finance
2 30 (27.03%) Banking
3 12 (10.81%) Financial Institution
4 9 (8.11%) Back Office
5 7 (6.31%) Investment Banking
6 6 (5.41%) Billing
7 5 (4.50%) Front Office
8 3 (2.70%) Retail
9 2 (1.80%) Legal
9 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.90%) Advertising
10 1 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (52.25%) Developer
2 34 (30.63%) Architect
3 23 (20.72%) Senior Developer
4 20 (18.02%) C# Developer
4 20 (18.02%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (13.51%) Java Developer
6 12 (10.81%) Senior C# Developer
7 10 (9.01%) .NET Developer
7 10 (9.01%) Lead Architect
8 9 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (7.21%) Digital Architect
9 8 (7.21%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 8 (7.21%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 7 (6.31%) HTML Developer
10 7 (6.31%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Consultant
11 5 (4.50%) Data Architect
11 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (4.50%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.03%) HTML
2 26 (23.42%) .NET
3 23 (20.72%) Web Services
4 20 (18.02%) XML
5 17 (15.32%) HTML5
6 14 (12.61%) RESTful
7 13 (11.71%) AngularJS
7 13 (11.71%) CSS
7 13 (11.71%) REST
8 10 (9.01%) Spring
9 7 (6.31%) Middleware
9 7 (6.31%) WPF
9 7 (6.31%) XSLT
10 6 (5.41%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (5.41%) JMS
10 6 (5.41%) jQuery
10 6 (5.41%) RequireJS
11 5 (4.50%) CSS3
11 5 (4.50%) D3.js
11 5 (4.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) Hedge funds
3 5 (4.50%) Data Integration
3 5 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.70%) Data Extraction
4 3 (2.70%) User Experience
5 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.80%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.80%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.80%) W3C
6 1 (0.90%) BBC
6 1 (0.90%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.90%) Derivative
6 1 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.90%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.71%) Linux
2 9 (8.11%) Unix
3 7 (6.31%) Windows
4 3 (2.70%) CentOS
5 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.90%) Android
6 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.63%) TDD
3 23 (20.72%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (18.02%) BDD
5 16 (14.41%) OO
6 15 (13.51%) Scrum
7 11 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (9.91%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (9.91%) Data Modelling
8 9 (8.11%) Automated Testing
8 9 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.31%) ETL
9 7 (6.31%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.31%) OOP
10 6 (5.41%) AOP
10 6 (5.41%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (5.41%) MVC
10 6 (5.41%) Pair Programming
10 6 (5.41%) TOGAF
10 6 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.54%) Java
2 34 (30.63%) SQL
3 26 (23.42%) JavaScript
4 25 (22.52%) C#
5 10 (9.01%) Python
5 10 (9.01%) Scala
6 8 (7.21%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.31%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.50%) Perl
9 4 (3.60%) Ruby
9 4 (3.60%) XAML
10 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.80%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.80%) Jython
11 2 (1.80%) PHP
11 2 (1.80%) SOQL
12 1 (0.90%) C++
12 1 (0.90%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) ISEB
3 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.80%) SDET
3 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) vCloud
2 2 (1.80%) Varnish
3 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) Puppet
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.90%) Nagios
3 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (30.63%) Oracle
2 7 (6.31%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.60%) Hyperion
3 4 (3.60%) Siebel
3 4 (3.60%) VMware
4 3 (2.70%) hybris
4 3 (2.70%) IBM
4 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.80%) New Relic
5 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.80%) Splunk
5 2 (1.80%) Sybase
5 2 (1.80%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.90%) Actimize
6 1 (0.90%) BMC
6 1 (0.90%) HP
6 1 (0.90%) Solace
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Contract-Permanent
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Rate: Negotiable / Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £850.00 - £1300.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £456.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago