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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 99 94 105
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing SOA 99 124 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.80% 1.98% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.56% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 80 69
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £410 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £49.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-26.39% +44.85%
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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
4261 4843 4812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.37% 77.25% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3324 3576 3643
Average daily rate £465 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 55
Average hourly rate £24.23 £22.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.68% -68.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.75 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 89 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (33.50%) Java
3 54 (27.41%) .NET
4 52 (26.40%) Finance
5 49 (24.87%) TDD
6 42 (21.32%) Oracle
7 41 (20.81%) JavaScript
8 40 (20.30%) HTML
8 40 (20.30%) Web Services
9 38 (19.29%) Middleware
10 35 (17.77%) C#
11 34 (17.26%) OO
12 32 (16.24%) SQL Server
13 31 (15.74%) SQL
14 30 (15.23%) Banking
14 30 (15.23%) WCF
14 30 (15.23%) BDD
15 28 (14.21%) MVC
16 27 (13.71%) Spring
16 27 (13.71%) CSS
16 27 (13.71%) RESTful
17 26 (13.20%) XML
17 26 (13.20%) Scrum
18 24 (12.18%) WebLogic
18 24 (12.18%) REST
19 22 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (11.17%) ASP.NET
19 22 (11.17%) Linux
19 22 (11.17%) TOGAF
20 20 (10.15%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 24 (12.18%) WebLogic
2 15 (7.61%) JBoss
3 11 (5.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (5.08%) Apache
4 10 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.08%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.57%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (4.06%) Node.js
7 7 (3.55%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (3.05%) Mule
9 4 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.52%) Mule ESB
10 3 (1.52%) CMS
10 3 (1.52%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.02%) IIS
11 2 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (4.57%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.54%) Documaker
2 5 (2.54%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.03%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (1.02%) Radian6
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.51%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.51%) Primavera
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.51%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.52%) Heroku
5 2 (1.02%) Force.com
5 2 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.51%) SaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.51%) Taleo
6 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.06%) HTTP
2 6 (3.05%) SSL
2 6 (3.05%) SAN
3 5 (2.54%) Internet
3 5 (2.54%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.52%) Network Security
5 2 (1.02%) CTI
5 2 (1.02%) WebEx
6 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.51%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.51%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.51%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.61%) Oracle BI EE
3 14 (7.11%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (4.57%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.06%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (4.06%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.06%) Big Data
7 7 (3.55%) Oracle Exadata
7 7 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.54%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.54%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.03%) MySQL
9 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.03%) SAP BW
10 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (10.15%) JIRA
2 17 (8.63%) Maven
3 16 (8.12%) Git (software)
4 14 (7.11%) Jenkins
5 13 (6.60%) Cucumber
5 13 (6.60%) Subversion
6 12 (6.09%) JUnit
7 9 (4.57%) Selenium
8 8 (4.06%) TeamCity
8 8 (4.06%) WebDriver
9 7 (3.55%) Hudson
9 7 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.05%) Mockito
11 5 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.03%) JBehave
12 4 (2.03%) Grunt
12 4 (2.03%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (2.03%) Moq
13 3 (1.52%) MSTest
14 2 (1.02%) Bower
General
1 52 (26.40%) Finance
2 30 (15.23%) Banking
3 10 (5.08%) Retail
4 9 (4.57%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.06%) Legal
6 7 (3.55%) Billing
6 7 (3.55%) Front Office
7 5 (2.54%) Marketing
7 5 (2.54%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.02%) Back Office
9 2 (1.02%) Arabic Language
9 2 (1.02%) Hindi Language
10 1 (0.51%) iGaming
10 1 (0.51%) Publishing
10 1 (0.51%) Games
10 1 (0.51%) Local Government
10 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.51%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (40.61%) Developer
2 59 (29.95%) Architect
3 35 (17.77%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (15.23%) Java Developer
5 19 (9.64%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.11%) Technical Architect
7 13 (6.60%) .NET Developer
7 13 (6.60%) C# Developer
8 12 (6.09%) Consultant
8 12 (6.09%) Analyst
9 8 (4.06%) Designer
9 8 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.05%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.05%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (2.54%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (2.54%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (2.54%) Oracle DBA
11 5 (2.54%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.41%) .NET
2 40 (20.30%) HTML
2 40 (20.30%) Web Services
3 38 (19.29%) Middleware
4 30 (15.23%) WCF
5 27 (13.71%) Spring
5 27 (13.71%) RESTful
5 27 (13.71%) CSS
6 26 (13.20%) XML
7 24 (12.18%) REST
8 22 (11.17%) ASP.NET
9 20 (10.15%) SOAP
9 20 (10.15%) JMS
10 18 (9.14%) WPF
11 17 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (8.12%) .NET Framework
12 16 (8.12%) Hibernate
12 16 (8.12%) J2EE
12 16 (8.12%) HTML5
13 12 (6.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.11%) Derivative
2 14 (7.11%) Equity Derivative
3 11 (5.58%) Clustering
4 9 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.06%) Open Source
6 6 (3.05%) Hedge funds
6 6 (3.05%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.03%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.03%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.52%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.02%) Social Media
9 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.02%) User Experience
9 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.02%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.02%) IVR
9 2 (1.02%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.17%) Linux
2 13 (6.60%) UNIX
3 10 (5.08%) Windows
4 5 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.52%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.51%) Solaris
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (24.87%) TDD
3 34 (17.26%) OO
4 30 (15.23%) BDD
5 28 (14.21%) MVC
6 26 (13.20%) Scrum
7 22 (11.17%) TOGAF
7 22 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (10.15%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (9.64%) Project Management
10 16 (8.12%) Unit Testing
11 15 (7.61%) Web Development
12 14 (7.11%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (6.60%) OOD
14 12 (6.09%) Data Modelling
15 11 (5.58%) Configuration Management
16 10 (5.08%) CRM
17 9 (4.57%) OOP
18 8 (4.06%) ITIL
18 8 (4.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 66 (33.50%) Java
2 41 (20.81%) JavaScript
3 35 (17.77%) C#
4 31 (15.74%) SQL
5 16 (8.12%) Ruby
6 15 (7.61%) Python
7 12 (6.09%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.06%) Scala
8 8 (4.06%) PHP
9 6 (3.05%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.54%) VB
10 5 (2.54%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.03%) C++
11 4 (2.03%) VB6
12 3 (1.52%) R
12 3 (1.52%) C
12 3 (1.52%) Erlang
13 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.02%) Jython
13 2 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (7.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.02%) SAP Certification
2 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.08%) QA
2 7 (3.55%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (7.61%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.05%) OCFS2
3 6 (3.05%) GlusterFS
3 6 (3.05%) GFS2
4 2 (1.02%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (4.57%) Puppet
2 6 (3.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.54%) SELinux
4 4 (2.03%) Data Guard
4 4 (2.03%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.52%) yum
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.51%) Control-M
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 42 (21.32%) Oracle
2 12 (6.09%) IBM
2 12 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.58%) SAP
3 11 (5.58%) Remedy
4 8 (4.06%) WorldPay
5 7 (3.55%) TIBCO
5 7 (3.55%) Adobe
5 7 (3.55%) VMware
6 5 (2.54%) hybris
7 4 (2.03%) Informatica
7 4 (2.03%) NetApp
7 4 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.52%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.52%) Tableau
8 3 (1.52%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.02%) Saba
9 2 (1.02%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.02%) Siebel
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