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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 114 78 109
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +31
Contract jobs citing SOA 98 146 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.70% 2.50% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 3.23% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 96 85
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £321 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £399
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.99 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £29.92
% change year-on-year
+0.24% +35.36%
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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
4475 4518 5429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.73% 77.36% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3536 3380 4082
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -32.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015, 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 98 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (40.50%) Java
3 63 (31.50%) .NET
4 58 (29.00%) Finance
5 47 (23.50%) TDD
6 44 (22.00%) Oracle
6 44 (22.00%) Middleware
7 42 (21.00%) C#
8 39 (19.50%) Web Services
9 38 (19.00%) JavaScript
9 38 (19.00%) HTML
10 37 (18.50%) OO
11 36 (18.00%) SQL Server
12 34 (17.00%) Scrum
13 33 (16.50%) TOGAF
14 32 (16.00%) SQL
15 28 (14.00%) WCF
16 26 (13.00%) Project Management
16 26 (13.00%) CSS
16 26 (13.00%) XML
16 26 (13.00%) Technical Architecture
17 25 (12.50%) Spring
17 25 (12.50%) J2EE
18 24 (12.00%) MVC
19 23 (11.50%) Banking
19 23 (11.50%) SOAP
19 23 (11.50%) RESTful
20 22 (11.00%) BDD
20 22 (11.00%) WebLogic
21 21 (10.50%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 22 (11.00%) WebLogic
2 17 (8.50%) JBoss
3 11 (5.50%) Apache
4 10 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (4.50%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (4.00%) MQSeries
7 6 (3.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (2.50%) Mule
8 5 (2.50%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.00%) Node.js
10 3 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.50%) Drupal
10 3 (1.50%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (1.50%) CMS
11 2 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.00%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 11 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (6.50%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.50%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (1.50%) Documaker
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (1.00%) Radian6
6 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.50%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.50%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.50%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.50%) Heroku
5 2 (1.00%) Force.com
5 2 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.50%) SaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.50%) HTTP
2 6 (3.00%) SSL
2 6 (3.00%) SAN
3 4 (2.00%) MVNO
4 3 (1.50%) Internet
4 3 (1.50%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.00%) CTI
6 1 (0.50%) GGSN
6 1 (0.50%) DNS
6 1 (0.50%) LDAP
6 1 (0.50%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 18 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (8.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 16 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 13 (6.50%) NoSQL
6 13 (6.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (5.50%) Oracle ODI
9 10 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (4.50%) MongoDB
11 8 (4.00%) MySQL
11 8 (4.00%) RDBMS
12 7 (3.50%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (3.50%) DTS
12 7 (3.50%) EDRMS
12 7 (3.50%) Big Data
13 6 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 20 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.50%) JIRA
3 13 (6.50%) Subversion
3 13 (6.50%) TeamCity
4 11 (5.50%) JUnit
5 10 (5.00%) Maven
5 10 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.50%) Selenium
7 6 (3.00%) Mockito
8 5 (2.50%) Hudson
8 5 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (2.00%) Ant
9 4 (2.00%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.00%) NUnit
9 4 (2.00%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.50%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.50%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.50%) Grunt
General
1 58 (29.00%) Finance
2 23 (11.50%) Banking
3 11 (5.50%) Retail
4 9 (4.50%) Billing
5 8 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.00%) Legal
6 7 (3.50%) Front Office
7 6 (3.00%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.00%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.50%) Marketing
9 3 (1.50%) Back Office
9 3 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.00%) Arabic Language
10 2 (1.00%) Hindi Language
11 1 (0.50%) iGaming
11 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Law
11 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 81 (40.50%) Developer
2 57 (28.50%) Architect
3 43 (21.50%) Solutions Architect
4 27 (13.50%) Senior Developer
5 22 (11.00%) Java Developer
6 14 (7.00%) C# Developer
7 13 (6.50%) Consultant
7 13 (6.50%) .NET Developer
8 11 (5.50%) Designer
9 9 (4.50%) Analyst
10 8 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.50%) Solutions Designer
11 7 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (3.00%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.00%) SOA Architect
13 5 (2.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (2.50%) Scala Developer
13 5 (2.50%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.50%) Oracle DBA
13 5 (2.50%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (31.50%) .NET
2 44 (22.00%) Middleware
3 39 (19.50%) Web Services
4 38 (19.00%) HTML
5 28 (14.00%) WCF
6 26 (13.00%) CSS
6 26 (13.00%) XML
7 25 (12.50%) J2EE
7 25 (12.50%) Spring
8 23 (11.50%) SOAP
8 23 (11.50%) RESTful
9 21 (10.50%) REST
10 19 (9.50%) ASP.NET
11 18 (9.00%) .NET Framework
11 18 (9.00%) HTML5
12 17 (8.50%) WPF
13 15 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
14 14 (7.00%) Hibernate
15 13 (6.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.50%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.00%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.50%) Clustering
5 6 (3.00%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.00%) Derivative
7 4 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.50%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.50%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.50%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.50%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.00%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.00%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.00%) IVR
9 2 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.00%) Linux
2 15 (7.50%) UNIX
3 12 (6.00%) Windows
4 5 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.00%) Android
5 4 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.50%) Solaris
6 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (23.50%) TDD
3 37 (18.50%) OO
4 34 (17.00%) Scrum
5 33 (16.50%) TOGAF
6 26 (13.00%) Technical Architecture
6 26 (13.00%) Project Management
7 24 (12.00%) MVC
8 22 (11.00%) BDD
9 19 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (9.00%) SDLC
10 18 (9.00%) UML
11 17 (8.50%) Unit Testing
12 16 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (7.00%) OOD
13 14 (7.00%) CRM
13 14 (7.00%) E-Commerce
13 14 (7.00%) Mentoring
14 13 (6.50%) DevOps
14 13 (6.50%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 81 (40.50%) Java
2 42 (21.00%) C#
3 38 (19.00%) JavaScript
4 32 (16.00%) SQL
5 14 (7.00%) Python
6 10 (5.00%) PHP
6 10 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.00%) Ruby
6 10 (5.00%) Scala
7 7 (3.50%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.50%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.00%) VB
9 5 (2.50%) VB6
10 3 (1.50%) Perl
10 3 (1.50%) R
11 2 (1.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 2 (1.00%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.00%) Groovy
11 2 (1.00%) C++
11 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (9.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.00%) SAP Certification
2 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.50%) PMP
3 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.50%) MCTS
3 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) MCSD
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.00%) QA
2 5 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.50%) OCFS2
3 3 (1.50%) GlusterFS
3 3 (1.50%) GFS2
4 2 (1.00%) GridGain
4 2 (1.00%) Varnish
5 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (5.50%) Puppet
1 11 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.50%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.00%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.50%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.50%) yum
4 3 (1.50%) SELinux
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (22.00%) Oracle
2 18 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.00%) IBM
4 10 (5.00%) webMethods
5 8 (4.00%) WorldPay
6 6 (3.00%) hybris
6 6 (3.00%) TIBCO
6 6 (3.00%) Remedy
6 6 (3.00%) SAP
7 5 (2.50%) VMware
8 4 (2.00%) Informatica
8 4 (2.00%) NetApp
8 4 (2.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.00%) Tableau
8 4 (2.00%) ATG
9 3 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.50%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.50%) Software AG
10 2 (1.00%) Infragistics
10 2 (1.00%) Bloomberg
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Rate: £500 - 550 per year
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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