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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
London / City of London
Rank 84 100 105
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs citing SOA 71 53 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.41% 1.66% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 1.91% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 37 58
Median daily rate £525 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £635 £636
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £466 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%

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
2501 2769 4247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.75% 86.75% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1984 2201 3314
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 32
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 60 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (41.32%) TDD
3 44 (36.36%) Java
3 44 (36.36%) .NET
4 43 (35.54%) HTML
5 42 (34.71%) JavaScript
6 41 (33.88%) Web Services
7 38 (31.40%) CSS
7 38 (31.40%) Scrum
8 35 (28.93%) Banking
8 35 (28.93%) Finance
9 33 (27.27%) C#
10 32 (26.45%) MVC
11 29 (23.97%) SQL
11 29 (23.97%) HTML5
12 28 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (21.49%) AngularJS
14 25 (20.66%) SOLID
15 24 (19.83%) BDD
16 23 (19.01%) REST
17 22 (18.18%) QA
17 22 (18.18%) SQL Server
17 22 (18.18%) Windows
18 21 (17.36%) Git (software)
18 21 (17.36%) Domain-Driven Design
19 20 (16.53%) NoSQL
19 20 (16.53%) Kanban
20 19 (15.70%) Web Development
20 19 (15.70%) Oracle
20 19 (15.70%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 19 (15.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (8.26%) Anypoint
3 6 (4.96%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.96%) JBoss
4 4 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.65%) Apache
6 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.83%) Confluence
7 1 (0.83%) nginx
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.83%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.31%) PaaS
5 3 (2.48%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.65%) IaaS
7 1 (0.83%) Firebase
7 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) SAN
2 4 (3.31%) Internet
2 4 (3.31%) LAN
2 4 (3.31%) WAN
3 3 (2.48%) Firewall
3 3 (2.48%) HTTP
3 3 (2.48%) SNMP
3 3 (2.48%) VPN
4 2 (1.65%) Converged Networks
4 2 (1.65%) DMZ
4 2 (1.65%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.65%) LDAP
4 2 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.83%) BGP
5 1 (0.83%) ICMP
5 1 (0.83%) IPv4
5 1 (0.83%) IPv6
5 1 (0.83%) MPLS
5 1 (0.83%) OSPF
5 1 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.53%) NoSQL
3 17 (14.05%) MongoDB
4 13 (10.74%) Big Data
5 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (5.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.96%) Apache Hive
7 6 (4.96%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.31%) RavenDB
9 3 (2.48%) Parquet
9 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.65%) DB2
10 2 (1.65%) Impala
10 2 (1.65%) MySQL
11 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.83%) Endeca
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (17.36%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.57%) IntelliJ
3 11 (9.09%) MSTest
3 11 (9.09%) NUnit
4 9 (7.44%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.61%) Gradle
5 8 (6.61%) JIRA
6 6 (4.96%) Ant
6 6 (4.96%) Grunt
6 6 (4.96%) gulp
7 5 (4.13%) Maven
7 5 (4.13%) Selenium
8 4 (3.31%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.48%) JUnit
10 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.65%) ERwin
10 2 (1.65%) Moq
10 2 (1.65%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (1.65%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.65%) Subversion
General
1 35 (28.93%) Banking
1 35 (28.93%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Retail
3 5 (4.13%) Advertising
3 5 (4.13%) Back Office
4 3 (2.48%) Front Office
5 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Military
6 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (52.07%) Developer
2 43 (35.54%) Architect
3 24 (19.83%) C# Developer
4 23 (19.01%) Java Developer
5 20 (16.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 14 (11.57%) .NET Developer
6 14 (11.57%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (10.74%) Integration Architect
7 13 (10.74%) Senior Developer
8 11 (9.09%) Lead Architect
9 10 (8.26%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (7.44%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (6.61%) Data Architect
12 6 (4.96%) Angular Developer
12 6 (4.96%) Data Engineer
13 5 (4.13%) Agile Developer
13 5 (4.13%) Big Data Engineer
13 5 (4.13%) Data Centre Architect
13 5 (4.13%) Data Migration Architect
13 5 (4.13%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.36%) .NET
2 43 (35.54%) HTML
3 41 (33.88%) Web Services
4 38 (31.40%) CSS
5 29 (23.97%) HTML5
6 26 (21.49%) AngularJS
7 23 (19.01%) REST
8 17 (14.05%) .NET Framework
8 17 (14.05%) J2EE
9 16 (13.22%) WCF
10 15 (12.40%) ASP.NET
10 15 (12.40%) Dropwizard
10 15 (12.40%) Hystrix
10 15 (12.40%) RESTful
10 15 (12.40%) Scalatra
11 14 (11.57%) React
12 13 (10.74%) Node.js
13 12 (9.92%) Oracle Fusion
13 12 (9.92%) XML
14 11 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.79%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.96%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.13%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.48%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.48%) Online Banking
4 3 (2.48%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.48%) User Experience
4 3 (2.48%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.65%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.65%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.65%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.83%) Derivative
6 1 (0.83%) Equities
6 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.83%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Windows
2 12 (9.92%) Unix
3 6 (4.96%) Linux
4 3 (2.48%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.65%) Android
5 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (41.32%) TDD
3 38 (31.40%) Scrum
4 32 (26.45%) MVC
5 28 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (20.66%) SOLID
7 24 (19.83%) BDD
8 21 (17.36%) Domain-Driven Design
9 20 (16.53%) Kanban
10 19 (15.70%) Web Development
11 18 (14.88%) Front End Development
11 18 (14.88%) Refactoring
11 18 (14.88%) Web Application Development
12 17 (14.05%) Automated Testing
12 17 (14.05%) OO
13 16 (13.22%) Software Engineering
14 15 (12.40%) Pair Programming
15 12 (9.92%) Data Modelling
16 11 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.36%) Java
2 42 (34.71%) JavaScript
3 33 (27.27%) C#
4 29 (23.97%) SQL
5 12 (9.92%) Scala
5 12 (9.92%) T-SQL
6 11 (9.09%) Python
7 7 (5.79%) R
8 6 (4.96%) Groovy
9 2 (1.65%) XPath
10 1 (0.83%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.83%) C++
10 1 (0.83%) Go
10 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (1.65%) OCPJP
2 1 (0.83%) CCIE
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.18%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) SEPA
3 1 (0.83%) GDPR
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.65%) vCloud
1 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (10.74%) MOM
2 2 (1.65%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) Oracle
2 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.40%) New Relic
4 14 (11.57%) IBM
5 10 (8.26%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.48%) Cisco
6 3 (2.48%) Infragistics
6 3 (2.48%) Pega
7 2 (1.65%) ATG
7 2 (1.65%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.65%) Canoo
7 2 (1.65%) ForgeRock
7 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.65%) SAP
7 2 (1.65%) Teradata
7 2 (1.65%) VMware
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe
8 1 (0.83%) Arqiva
8 1 (0.83%) Reuters
8 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
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