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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 98 95 89
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing SOA 65 119 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.94% 2.00% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.47% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 92 94
Median daily rate £475 £450 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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
2885 4809 4743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.89% 80.86% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2355 3808 3530
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 £338 £322 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 49 49
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% -1.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 61 (52.14%) Java
2 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (37.61%) Web Services
4 41 (35.04%) TDD
5 38 (32.48%) Finance
6 33 (28.21%) Scrum
7 28 (23.93%) JavaScript
8 27 (23.08%) SQL
9 26 (22.22%) C#
10 25 (21.37%) HTML
11 24 (20.51%) XML
11 24 (20.51%) Oracle
11 24 (20.51%) .NET
11 24 (20.51%) Microsoft
11 24 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (19.66%) CSS
12 23 (19.66%) OO
13 22 (18.80%) SOAP
14 21 (17.95%) MVC
14 21 (17.95%) Git (software)
14 21 (17.95%) MongoDB
15 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
16 19 (16.24%) Middleware
16 19 (16.24%) Banking
17 18 (15.38%) BDD
18 17 (14.53%) REST
18 17 (14.53%) RESTful
18 17 (14.53%) Software Engineering
18 17 (14.53%) JIRA
18 17 (14.53%) Unix

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 13 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.13%) JBoss
3 4 (3.42%) Mule
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.42%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.42%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.56%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.71%) Apache
5 2 (1.71%) IIS
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.85%) Drupal
6 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.85%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.85%) nginx
6 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.85%) SAS
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Documaker
2 6 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (1.71%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.56%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.56%) Lucidchart
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.71%) Force.com
4 2 (1.71%) GitHub
4 2 (1.71%) IaaS
4 2 (1.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.85%) Boomi
5 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) HTTP
2 3 (2.56%) SNMP
2 3 (2.56%) SSL
3 2 (1.71%) FTP
4 1 (0.85%) CTI
4 1 (0.85%) DDNS
4 1 (0.85%) DHCP
4 1 (0.85%) DNS
4 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.85%) IPsec
4 1 (0.85%) Network Security
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.95%) MongoDB
2 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
3 15 (12.82%) Big Data
4 11 (9.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (8.55%) NoSQL
6 9 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 9 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.27%) MySQL
9 4 (3.42%) DB2
10 3 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (2.56%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.56%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.71%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.53%) JIRA
3 13 (11.11%) Selenium
4 11 (9.40%) Gradle
4 11 (9.40%) IntelliJ
4 11 (9.40%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.84%) Maven
5 8 (6.84%) NUnit
5 8 (6.84%) SoapUI
6 7 (5.98%) JUnit
6 7 (5.98%) MSTest
7 6 (5.13%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.27%) Artifactory
9 4 (3.42%) Appium
9 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.42%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.42%) Mockito
9 4 (3.42%) SonarQube
9 4 (3.42%) Subversion
9 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (32.48%) Finance
2 19 (16.24%) Banking
3 11 (9.40%) Financial Institution
4 9 (7.69%) Retail
5 8 (6.84%) Investment Banking
6 7 (5.98%) Back Office
6 7 (5.98%) Front Office
7 2 (1.71%) Advertising
7 2 (1.71%) Billing
7 2 (1.71%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.71%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (49.57%) Developer
2 30 (25.64%) Architect
3 22 (18.80%) Java Developer
4 20 (17.09%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (10.26%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Consultant
7 8 (6.84%) Oracle Consultant
8 7 (5.98%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Support Consultant
9 6 (5.13%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Agile Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.42%) Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) Java Architect
10 4 (3.42%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (37.61%) Web Services
2 25 (21.37%) HTML
3 24 (20.51%) .NET
3 24 (20.51%) XML
4 23 (19.66%) CSS
5 22 (18.80%) SOAP
6 19 (16.24%) Middleware
7 17 (14.53%) REST
7 17 (14.53%) RESTful
8 16 (13.68%) HTML5
8 16 (13.68%) Spring
9 15 (12.82%) J2EE
10 14 (11.97%) WCF
11 13 (11.11%) Java EE
11 13 (11.11%) Node.js
12 12 (10.26%) Dropwizard
13 11 (9.40%) .NET Framework
13 11 (9.40%) Hystrix
13 11 (9.40%) Scalatra
13 11 (9.40%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Hedge funds
2 7 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.42%) DataPower
3 4 (3.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.56%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.56%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.71%) EPoS
6 1 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.85%) Clustering
6 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.85%) Derivative
6 1 (0.85%) DTCC
6 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.85%) IVR
6 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.53%) Unix
2 16 (13.68%) Linux
3 13 (11.11%) Windows
4 8 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.98%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (2.56%) Solaris
7 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.04%) TDD
3 33 (28.21%) Scrum
4 24 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (19.66%) OO
6 21 (17.95%) MVC
7 18 (15.38%) BDD
8 17 (14.53%) Software Engineering
9 15 (12.82%) DevOps
10 14 (11.97%) Domain-Driven Design
10 14 (11.97%) Kanban
10 14 (11.97%) Web Application Development
10 14 (11.97%) Web Development
11 13 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 13 (11.11%) SOLID
12 12 (10.26%) Change Management
12 12 (10.26%) Refactoring
13 11 (9.40%) AOP
13 11 (9.40%) Pair Programming
13 11 (9.40%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 61 (52.14%) Java
2 28 (23.93%) JavaScript
3 27 (23.08%) SQL
4 26 (22.22%) C#
5 14 (11.97%) Scala
6 13 (11.11%) Python
7 7 (5.98%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.13%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.42%) Apex Code
9 4 (3.42%) Groovy
9 4 (3.42%) Jython
9 4 (3.42%) SOQL
10 3 (2.56%) Perl
11 2 (1.71%) PHP
11 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.71%) Ruby
12 1 (0.85%) Go
12 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) ISEB
2 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.85%) CISSP
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.82%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.42%) Docker
3 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) GridGain
3 1 (0.85%) vCloud
3 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (8.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (6.84%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (2.56%) Ansible
4 2 (1.71%) Puppet
5 1 (0.85%) Cacti
5 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.85%) Mesos
5 1 (0.85%) Nagios
5 1 (0.85%) Netcool
5 1 (0.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.85%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 24 (20.51%) Microsoft
1 24 (20.51%) Oracle
2 11 (9.40%) New Relic
3 10 (8.55%) Siebel
4 9 (7.69%) VMware
5 8 (6.84%) IBM
5 8 (6.84%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.98%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.42%) Google
8 3 (2.56%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.56%) Canoo
8 3 (2.56%) Informatica
8 3 (2.56%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.56%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.71%) Cognos
9 2 (1.71%) DataSynapse
9 2 (1.71%) SAP
10 1 (0.85%) F5
10 1 (0.85%) Pega
10 1 (0.85%) Splunk
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