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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 115 90 119
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +29
Contract jobs citing SOA 58 103 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.70% 2.22% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.63% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 80 68
Median daily rate £513 £500 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £362 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £460 £438
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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
2995 3915 4737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.55% 84.34% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 3117 3565
Median daily rate £475 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.31% +5.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 September 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 September 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 58 (50.00%) Java
2 52 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (39.66%) TDD
4 41 (35.34%) Web Services
5 38 (32.76%) HTML
6 36 (31.03%) Scrum
7 35 (30.17%) JavaScript
8 33 (28.45%) Finance
8 33 (28.45%) CSS
9 29 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (23.28%) Git (software)
11 26 (22.41%) MVC
12 25 (21.55%) SQL
13 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
13 24 (20.69%) Kanban
14 22 (18.97%) HTML5
14 22 (18.97%) BDD
15 21 (18.10%) SOLID
15 21 (18.10%) Web Development
15 21 (18.10%) Refactoring
16 20 (17.24%) .NET
16 20 (17.24%) Oracle
16 20 (17.24%) OO
16 20 (17.24%) QA
16 20 (17.24%) Software Engineering
16 20 (17.24%) Big Data
16 20 (17.24%) Web Application Development
16 20 (17.24%) MongoDB
16 20 (17.24%) Domain-Driven Design
17 19 (16.38%) C#

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 (11.21%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.17%) JBoss
3 4 (3.45%) Mule
4 3 (2.59%) nginx
4 3 (2.59%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.72%) CMS
5 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.72%) IIS
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.86%) Apache
6 1 (0.86%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.86%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.76%) Documaker
2 8 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.86%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.59%) Force.com
4 3 (2.59%) GitHub
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.72%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.72%) IaaS
5 2 (1.72%) SaaS
6 1 (0.86%) Boomi
6 1 (0.86%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.86%) Office 365
6 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) HTTP
2 3 (2.59%) SNMP
2 3 (2.59%) SSL
3 1 (0.86%) CTI
3 1 (0.86%) DDNS
3 1 (0.86%) DHCP
3 1 (0.86%) DNS
3 1 (0.86%) Firewall
3 1 (0.86%) FTP
3 1 (0.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.86%) LDAP
3 1 (0.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.24%) Big Data
1 20 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 15 (12.93%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.45%) DB2
6 4 (3.45%) MySQL
7 3 (2.59%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.72%) Parquet
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (23.28%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.66%) Gradle
2 17 (14.66%) IntelliJ
3 16 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 15 (12.93%) JIRA
5 13 (11.21%) Selenium
6 9 (7.76%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.31%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.45%) Appium
8 4 (3.45%) Artifactory
8 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.45%) JMeter
8 4 (3.45%) JUnit
8 4 (3.45%) NUnit
8 4 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (3.45%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.59%) Maven
9 3 (2.59%) Subversion
9 3 (2.59%) The Grinder
9 3 (2.59%) Zephyr
General
1 33 (28.45%) Finance
2 13 (11.21%) Retail
3 11 (9.48%) Banking
3 11 (9.48%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.59%) Back Office
6 2 (1.72%) Advertising
6 2 (1.72%) Billing
6 2 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Front Office
6 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (48.28%) Developer
2 34 (29.31%) Architect
3 23 (19.83%) Java Developer
4 21 (18.10%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (9.48%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Consultant
7 9 (7.76%) Technical Architect
8 8 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 8 (6.90%) Oracle Consultant
8 8 (6.90%) Support Consultant
9 7 (6.03%) Agile Developer
10 6 (5.17%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) SOA Architect
12 4 (3.45%) CRM Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Test Analyst
13 3 (2.59%) Agile Java Developer
13 3 (2.59%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (35.34%) Web Services
2 38 (32.76%) HTML
3 33 (28.45%) CSS
4 22 (18.97%) HTML5
5 20 (17.24%) .NET
6 17 (14.66%) Dropwizard
6 17 (14.66%) Hystrix
6 17 (14.66%) Scalatra
6 17 (14.66%) SOAP
6 17 (14.66%) XML
7 16 (13.79%) Node.js
8 15 (12.93%) Middleware
9 14 (12.07%) Play Framework
10 13 (11.21%) AngularJS
10 13 (11.21%) Spring
11 12 (10.34%) J2EE
12 11 (9.48%) React
12 11 (9.48%) WebCenter
13 10 (8.62%) Java EE
13 10 (8.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Hedge funds
2 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.59%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.72%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.72%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.72%) EPoS
4 2 (1.72%) Statistics
5 1 (0.86%) Clustering
5 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.86%) DataPower
5 1 (0.86%) DTCC
5 1 (0.86%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.86%) IVR
5 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.93%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) Unix
3 8 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.03%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (6.03%) Windows
5 2 (1.72%) Solaris
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (39.66%) TDD
3 36 (31.03%) Scrum
4 29 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (22.41%) MVC
6 24 (20.69%) Kanban
7 22 (18.97%) BDD
8 21 (18.10%) Refactoring
8 21 (18.10%) SOLID
8 21 (18.10%) Web Development
9 20 (17.24%) Domain-Driven Design
9 20 (17.24%) OO
9 20 (17.24%) Software Engineering
9 20 (17.24%) Web Application Development
10 18 (15.52%) DevOps
10 18 (15.52%) Front End Development
11 17 (14.66%) Automated Testing
11 17 (14.66%) Pair Programming
12 15 (12.93%) TOGAF
13 13 (11.21%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (50.00%) Java
2 35 (30.17%) JavaScript
3 25 (21.55%) SQL
4 19 (16.38%) C#
5 18 (15.52%) Scala
6 13 (11.21%) Python
7 6 (5.17%) Ruby
8 5 (4.31%) Jython
9 4 (3.45%) Apex Code
9 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.45%) SOQL
10 3 (2.59%) Groovy
10 3 (2.59%) Perl
10 3 (2.59%) R
11 2 (1.72%) Go
11 2 (1.72%) PHP
11 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.86%) C
12 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) ISEB
2 3 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.24%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) GridGain
2 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.72%) Ansible
4 1 (0.86%) Cacti
4 1 (0.86%) MOM
4 1 (0.86%) Nagios
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.24%) Oracle
3 17 (14.66%) New Relic
4 10 (8.62%) Siebel
5 8 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.03%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (6.03%) VMware
7 5 (4.31%) IBM
8 3 (2.59%) Canoo
8 3 (2.59%) Informatica
8 3 (2.59%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.59%) SAP
9 2 (1.72%) Apple
9 2 (1.72%) Cognos
9 2 (1.72%) Google
9 2 (1.72%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.86%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.86%) Sybase
10 1 (0.86%) Teradata
10 1 (0.86%) webMethods
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